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Researchers explore benefits of immersive technology for soldiers  PHYS.ORG · 3 hours
The emergence of next generation virtual and augmented reality devices like the Oculus Rift and Microsoft HoloLens has increased interest in using mixed reality to simulate training, enhance command and control, and... more
Researcher shows how popular app ES File Explorer exposes Android device data  TechCrunch · 11 hours
Why is one of the most popular Android apps running a hidden web server in the background? ES File Explorer claims it has over... more
Next generation photonic memory devices are 'light-written,' ultrafast and energy efficient  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
Light is the most energy-efficient way of moving information. Yet, light shows one big limitation: it is difficult to store. As a matter of fact, data... more
Thousands of stars, including the sun, will turn into huge crystals - CNET  CNET · 6 days
Long after it's murdered everything we've ever known, our star will become a delicate floating beauty. more
Thousands of stars, including the sun, could turn into huge crystals - CNET  CNET · 6 days
Long after it's murdered everything we've ever known, our star will become a delicate floating beauty, a new study says. more
Neuroimaging shows social exclusion spurs extremism in those vulnerable to radicalization  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
A new study used neuroimaging techniques to show that social exclusion increases the number of ideological and group values worth fighting and dying for in populations... more
Researchers develop miniaturized nuclear magnetic resonance for oil and gas exploration  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Donhee Ham, Gordon McKay Professor of Electrical Engineering and Applied Physics, has been awarded $1.7 million from the U.S. Department of Energy's Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy... more
3-D-printed guns may be more dangerous to their users than targets  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Despite fears that guns made with 3-D printers will let criminals and terrorists easily make untraceable, undetectable plastic weapons at home, my own experience with 3-D... more
1.32 Million Jews Were Killed in Just Three Months During the Holocaust  LIVE SCIENCE · 2 weeks
Operation Reinhard, known as the single largest murder campaign during the Holocaust, was worse than historians imagined. more
The group dynamics that make terrorist teams work  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Acts of terrorism are harrowing and can cause extensive damage and tragic deaths, and they have been occurring with alarming frequency over the last decade. more
Young people who self-harm more likely to commit violent crime  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Young people who self-harm are three times more likely to commit violent crime than those who do not, according to new research from the Center for Child and... more
The Latest: Woman pleads not guilty in fatal butt injections  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
A New York City woman accused of killing a patient at an illegal cosmetic surgery clinic has pleaded not guilty to charges including manslaughter and criminally negligent homicide more
Quantifying the Holocaust: Measuring murder rates during the Nazi genocide  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Even though the Holocaust is one of the best documented genocides in a historical sense, there is surprisingly little quantitative dataavailable, even on major critical events. more
Router vulnerability exploited to hijack Chromecasts and promote PewDiePie on YouTube  9to5Google · 2 weeks
Certain hackers in recent weeks have exploited tech vulnerabilities to promote internet sensation PewDiePie.... more
Judge dismisses lawsuits against Facebook, Google, Twitter over San Bernardino shooting - CNET  CNET · 2 weeks
Families of the victims alleged the internet companies knowingly allowing terrorist activity to take place on their platforms. more
Quantifying the Holocaust: Hyperintense kill rates during the Nazi genocide  Science Magazine · 2 weeks
Operation Reinhard (1942–1943) was the largest single murder campaign of the Holocaust, during which some 1.7 million Jews from German-occupied Poland were murdered by the Nazis. Most perished... more
Hackers are spreading Islamic State propaganda by hijacking dormant Twitter accounts  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
Hackers are using a decade-old flaw to target and hijack dormant Twitter accounts to spread terrorist propaganda, TechCrunch has learned. Many of the affected Twitter accounts... more
Explore the Oasis with the Ready Player One eBook for just $3 today  Windows Central · 3 weeks
Get sucked into this eBook at one of its best prices yet. If you're looking for an interesting read to get you... more
Study finds risk factors linked to REM sleep behavior disorder  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Taking antidepressants for depression, having post-traumatic stress disorder or anxiety diagnosed by a doctor are risk factors for a disruptive and sometimes violent sleep disorder called rapid eye... more
The 40 games we can’t wait to play in 2019  THE VERGE · 3 weeks
The year is almost over, which means it’s time to start dreaming about all of the... more
California's Brown orders new DNA testing in old murder case  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
California Gov. Jerry Brown is ordering new DNA tests that a death-row inmate says could clear him in a 35-year-old murder case that has drawn national attention more
Austerity results in 'social murder' according to new research  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
The consequence of austerity in the social security system -- severe cuts to benefits and the 'ratcheting up' of conditions attached to benefits -- is 'social murder', according to new... more
Austerity results in 'social murder' according to new research  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
The consequence of austerity in the social security system—severe cuts to benefits and the 'ratcheting up' of conditions attached to benefits—is 'social murder', according to new research by Lancaster University. more
Does terrorism work? We studied 90 groups to get the answer  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
The famous Christmas Market in Strasbourg, France, became the latest place to be struck by terrorists. more
New Zealand warns Google over naming murder accused  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
New Zealand warned Google to "take responsibility" for its news content Wednesday, after the internet giant broke a court order suppressing the name of a man charged with murdering a British backpacker. more
Google Warned by New Zealand Over Naming Murder Accused  Gadgets 360 · 4 weeks
New Zealand warned Google to "take responsibility" for its news content Wednesday, after the Internet giant broke a court order suppressing the name of a man charged with murdering a... more
NASA's 1st flight to moon, Apollo 8, marks 50th anniversary  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Fifty years ago on Christmas Eve, a tumultuous year of assassinations, riots and war drew to a close in heroic and hopeful fashion with the three Apollo 8... more
Criminal history strong indicator for future violent crime  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
A life sentence in many states rarely means offenders will spend a lifetime behind bars. In fact, offenders sentenced for murder served just 15 years on average before initial release from state... more
Research reveals the key to reducing prison radicalisation  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
New research from The ANU shows people imprisoned on terrorism offences stand a better chance of being rehabilitated when placed in general prison populations, than when kept in isolation or in a... more
Tragedies in Arctic hamlet sparking talk of a Franklin 'curse'  CBC · 4 weeks
The tiny Arctic community of Gjoa Haven, NU, grieved over six tragic deaths in just two... more
'Mars' Finale Wraps Season 2 with Terror and Tragedy on the Red Planet  SPACE.COM · 4 weeks
The whirlwind second season of National Geographic's "Mars" concludes tonight (Dec. 17) with a bang. In this final episode, the world watches... more
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