Tag Archives: information

John F. Kennedy Peace Capsule opened after 50 years

As promised, the John F.

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SETI on Snowden’s alien remark: encryption isn’t an issue

During a recent podcast interview with Neil deGrasse Tyson, former NSA contractor and whistleblower Edward Snowden made an off-the-cuff remark about aliens and encryption and why the latter might hinder efforts to find such beings. The gist of it was: aliens are probably using encryption, and as such we’re likely to miss any messages they send due to that encryption.

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Elon Musk sees EV with 745mi range by 2020

Tesla CEO Elon Musk recently did an interview in Denmark where he talked about all sorts of topics.

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We spent two weeks wearing employee trackers: Here’s what we learned

This article originally appeared on Fast Company and is reprinted with permission. By Greg Lindsay I almost didn't notice I was wearing it, at first.

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TwitchCon 2015 Keynote rundown (the quick version)

This week Emmett Schear from Twitch spoke at TwitchCon 2015 and let it be known that new features were on the way.

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Hubble snags a wooly galaxy in latest breathtaking photo

One of the best things about the Hubble Space Telescope in orbit high above the Earth right now is that it takes fantastically beautiful images of the universe around us.

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DARPA awards DNA research contract to The Foundry

DARPA has funded a research effort that seeks to create a “revolution in designing and writing DNA,” it has been announced.

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Vector smartwatch has 30-day battery, is up for preorder

In March, we were first introduced to the Vector smartwatch, a classy wearable that promised both smart functionality and a 30-day battery life, the combination of which drew ample attention from eager consumers. It has been several months since then, and the wearable is closer to reality than ever — it is now available for preorder from the maker’s website, … Continue reading

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Russian researchers make realistic robot cockroaches

Russian scientists have created what they say is the smallest robot ever, and it comes in the form of a lowly cockroach. The robot walks like the insect and, excepting up-close examination, looks like it, too.

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Fossil hints early Australians lived alongside giant lizards

Outdoor adventures in Australia require a special sort of bravery, as the nation’s land is inhabited by a wide array of frightening creatures. Early Australian inhabitants didn’t have it any easier — in fact, a newly discovered fossil indicates they have had much bigger wildlife problems.

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