Daily Archives: May 15, 2013

'Fish Thermometer' Reveal Impact of Climate Change

While much of the discussion about climate change focuses on the threat of future sea level rise, scientists at the University of British Columbia say warmer global temperatures have been affecting the world’s oceans and fisheries for some 40 years. read more

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Can Kenya Fulfill Laptop Promise?

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has made an ambitious offer to the country’s schoolchildren – free laptops for every first-year student.  But some question whether the country is ready and whether the president’s plans can really happen. read more

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LulzSec Hackers 'at Cutting Edge' of Cyber Crime

Four British hackers who took part in 2011 cyber-attacks on targets ranging from the CIA to Sony were audacious, arrogant men whose motivation was “anarchic self-amusement”, a court heard on Wednesday.
 
The men, who have pleaded guilty to a variety of offenses, were members of the hacking collective LulzSec that caused millions of dollars of damage to corporate and government computer networks during an online crime spree they boasted about on Twitter.
 
“They are at the …

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Fossils point to ancient ape-monkey split

African finds offer peek at a pivotal moment in primate evolution

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Groundwater isolated for eons

At least 1.5 billion years after it last saw the surface, flowing liquid may host life

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News in Brief: Warming may not release Arctic carbon

Element could stay locked in soil, 20-year study suggests

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Google Should Include A Self-Destruct Button On Every Android Phone

Samsung Galaxy S4, With Skin

Samsung read more

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How Will We Keep Track Of Our Robot Minions?

Robo-Nurse

Tavis Coburn read more

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FYI: Do I Really Need My Pinky Toe?

Toes!

Dreamstime read more

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What High-Frequency Trading Looks Like Every Millisecond [Infographic]

This is what high-frequency trading looks like

Nanex via YouTube read more

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Mayweather is sport’s top earner – report

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More cup heartache for Terry

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U.S. Should Lower DUI Blood-Alcohol Threshold To 0.05 Percent, Transportation Safety Board Says

Hand 'Em Over

City of Johns Creek, Georgia read more

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Barca must not change style, says Messi

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