The Great Lightbulb Conspiracy
Just like having a water filter and/or softener at the entrance of a house's service, LED bullbs (and other electronics) might live up to their projected lifetimes if they were fed with filtered, rock-solid power, free of spikes and sags.
Security Collapse In the HTTPS Market
...the best approach is to continue
and fix the flaws as they are found.
You mean *after* they've been known about for years by blackhats - or far more likely and terrifying - the TLAs.
Irish Girls Win Google Science Fair With Astonishing Crop Yield Breakthrough
Coming soon: Roundup-ready bacteria!!
Device Allows Paralyzed Rats To Walk, Human Trials Scheduled Next Summer
"The rat has no voluntary control of its limbs, but the severed spinal cord can be reactivated and stimulated to perform natural walking. We can control in real-time how the rat moves forward and how high it lifts its legs."
This also accidentally describes the nearly-attained goals of the US state security organs (with assists from the POTUS and the Supremes).
US Asks Universities To Flag Risky Pathogen Experiments
Moving an animal disease lab from an isolated island to within eyesight of a college football stadium: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_Bio_and_Agro-Defense_Facility
This Pat Roberts pork barrel is pathological.
Apple Yanks iOS 8 Update
Or at least, cracks (and bends) are starting to appear...
To Fight $5.2B In Identity Theft, IRS May Need To Change the Way You File Taxes
Being Black in Ferguson is taxed, as 70% of their budget comes from traffic tickets and court costs and draconian fines such as being 5 minutes late to your kangaroo court hearing.
SkyOrbiter UAVs Could Fly For Years and Provide Global Internet Access
Quarkson. Jeremey Quarkson?
Scotland Votes No To Independence
Prime Minister David Cameron said in a speech outside 10 Downing Street on Friday morning. "It would have broken my heart to see our United Kingdom come to an end."
A heart, he no doubt had stolen from a Welsh, Irish, or Scottish street urchin.
Apple Will No Longer Unlock Most iPhones, iPads For Police
I'm betting an NSL with the ink still wet makes all this pretty, untrue words.
Snowden's Leaks Didn't Help Terrorists
Attack the US Homeland (vomit), and watch the paranoiacs and self-serving greedy pricks (Chertoff, et al) come to power. This will do far more damage to a supposedly enlightened, modern country that respects the rights and privacies of its citizens than the actual attacks, even if successful.
US Military Aware Only Belatedly of Chinese Attacks Against Transport Contractors
9/11 came and went and they didn't learn a thing. Incompetent as ever.
Far more pointedly: the Boston Marathon came and went. So either they let it happen to gain even more power [adjusts tinfoil hat], or all the 'post 9/11' security is total, absolute bullshit, with everything to do with career advancement then an early retirement to a payment in kind consulting gig, and nothing at all to do with the Fath^H^H^H^H Homeland.
Study Finds Link Between Artificial Sweeteners and Glucose Intolerance
The main difference is it is cheaper because it can be produced from massively subsidized, aquifer-draining corn.
Plus, corn is used extensively as feed for cattle. But since they really can't digest it for long without getting sick, Big Beef lays on the antibiotics.
Subsidized Corn: making people fat, draining aquifers, and creating superbugs - what can't it do?
ISIS Bans Math and Social Studies For Children
So why are so many terrorists engineers?
Because analytical minds can wall-off moral issues and cast murderous tasks as merely problems to be solved, up to and including nuclear weapons and genocide. Oppenhiemer wept and whined about what he was part of, but only after solving the problem.
Farmers Carry Multidrug-Resistant Staph For Weeks Into Local Communities
In light of this, it makes perfect sense that the former Plum Island animal disease institute be moved to the center of the country within eyesight of a fucking football stadium.
FBI Completes New Face Recognition System
"We save time by automatically discarding all white faces."
Tim Cook Says Apple Can't Read Users' Emails, That iCloud Wasn't Hacked
A thousand angels, parsing the fuck out of every word on the head of a pin.
WSJ Reports Boeing To Beat SpaceX For Manned Taxi To ISS
Corruption? Probably not. Hide-bound thinking bordering on Good-Ole-Boy-ism by NASA? Absolutely.
Sci-Fi Authors and Scientists Predict an Optimistic Future
Sci-Fi Authors and Scientists pollyannaishly forget about the ultimate, unstoppable evil: Corporations and their politician lapdogs.
Windows Tax Shot Down In Italy
In related news, the price of PCs in Italy just shot up by about 100 Euros.
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