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US Congress banned from editing Wikipedia after staff caught trolling

Wikipedia has been forced to ban users inside the US Congress building from making edits to the collaborative encyclopedia, after at least one member of staff began trolling the site. A number o...

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16-Year-Old Egyptian Scientist Finds Way to Turn Plastic Waste Into $78 Million of Biofuel

Egyptian teenagers are on a roll lately – if they’re not proposing the next-generation of space propulsion systems, then they’re figuring out how to use the country’s plastic waste for fuel! Sixtee...

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New energy discovery from lightning can change society to live off grid

As a child of 8yrs. with my dad witnessed a lightning event that can change the world. It dumped a shiny blue liquid (LOx) that fogged up our back yard while sending a huge red cloud (electrons) th...

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If iPhone Was its Own Company, How Big Do You Think it Would Be?

We were wondering the same thing... Apple moved 35.2 million iPhones this quarter, generating $19.75 billion in sales—a sum larger than Amazon's last reported quarterly revenue. Stack Google and...

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Ron Paul: Federal Reserve Steals From the Poor and Gives to the Rich

The latest unemployment numbers show that “quantitative easing” is not benefiting the average American. It is increasingly obvious that the Fed’s post-2008 policies of bailouts, money printing, ...

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World's First Flying Motorcycle Takes Flight

What happens when you cross a helicopter with a motorbike? "We combined the simplicity of a motorbike and the freedom of a helicopter to create the world's first flying motorcycle" said Chris Mallo...

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Yes, Russia Lost Control of their Lizard Sex Satellite — But They've Got it Back Now.

This Russian sex satellite with mating geckos was lost in space. Control was finally regained on Saturday night, while the partying lizards were distracted. Russian officials estimate that 90 pe...

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The Line Between Creativity and What's Diagnosed as "Mental Illness" is More Blurry than You Think.

The science behind the “tortured genius” myth and what it reveals about how the creative mind actually works. Nancy C. Andreasen, PhD, author of *The Creating Brain* wondered about the social fo...

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This Self-Driving Forklift is Parking Cars at a German Airport

Travelers at Dusseldorf Airport don’t even have to park their cars anymore. The idea is to get business travelers in and out of an airport as quickly and easily as possible. A driver can pull i...

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Google Streetview Cars Track Down Stray Methane Emissions that Contribute to Climate Change

Google has added another item to its lengthy list of services, and this one is something you really wouldn’t expect. Google’s Street View cars that map roads across the world are also being used to...

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Germany is No. 1 in the World for Energy Efficiency while America Ranks Near the Bottom

Why does the U.S. rank so poorly in energy efficiency? This is according to 2014 scorecard released by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) today. Sixteen nations were s...

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WWI Trench Warfare 1917 Taken By An Official British Photographer

To most this may look like a fireworks display but to war hardened vets this will bring back memories they may not want. Trench warfare is a TOUGH game and not for the faint at heart. World W...

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New blood test aims for universal cancer detection

The tools we currently have to detect cancer, such as colonoscopies and biopsies, are expensive, invasive and painful. So a team of researchers led by Diana Anderson, professor of biomedical scienc...

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Calling All Hackers: Help Us Build an Open Wireless Router

EFF is releasing an experimental hacker alpha release of wireless router software specifically designed to support secure, shareable Open Wireless networks. We will be officially launching the Open...

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Future of Trucking: Big Rigs Become Robot Convoys

A pair of trucks convoying 10 meters apart on Interstate 80 just outside Reno, Nevada, might seem like an unusual sight—not to mention unsafe. But the two trucks doing this a couple of weeks ago we...

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