Saturday, August 18, 2018
robots

Army Tests War Robots In The Pacific

Source: Kelsey D. Atherton of Popular Science Magazine ARMY TESTS WAR ROBOTS IN THE PACIFIC Soldiers are preparing for war with robots. Let me rephrase. Soldiers are preparing for war, alongside robots. As part of the Pacific Manned-Unmanned Initiative, soldiers with...
plastic

Scientists Accidentally Discover Caterpillars That Eat Plastic

Source: Anonymous Headquarters Scientists Accidentally Discover Caterpillar That Eats Plastic The world produces around 300 million tons of plastic per year, but recycles just 14% of the plastic packaging it uses. Recycling the remaining 86% of used plastic, which is either...
bullets

US Army Wants Biodegradable Bullets That Sprout Plants

Source: Live Science US Army Wants Biodegradable Bullets That Sprout Plants Not only are bullets a physical hazard, but they're an environmental hazard, too. At US Army training facilities around the world, hundreds of thousands of spent shells litter proving grounds. Because there is no...
robots

Robots Will Assist Doctors In Surgery

A robot will likely assist in your future surgery Source - Computer World  Dr. Umamaheswar Duvvuri has used a snake-like robot to perform more than a half dozen throat surgeries over the past month. Simply put, the robot is more accurate than...
facebook

Facebook Artificial Intelligence Can Spot Suicidal Users

Source: BBC Facebook artificial intelligence spots suicidal users Facebook has begun using artificial intelligence to identify members that may be at risk of killing themselves. The social network has developed algorithms that spot warning signs in users' posts and the comments their...
kepler

“Planet Hunter” Kepler Telescope In Emergency Mode

NASA’s planet-hunting Kepler telescope in emergency mode Source - RT For the second time now, the world risks losing its best hope of finding potentially habitable planets in outer space. The Kepler telescope has gone into emergency mode 75 million miles...
sperm

Sunscreen Ingredients May Disrupt Sperm Functions

Many ultraviolet (UV)-filtering chemicals commonly used in sunscreens interfere with the function of human sperm cells, and some mimic the effect of the female hormone progesterone, a new study finds. Source - Science Daily SPERM - "These results are of concern and...
quicktime

Uninstall Apple Quicktime For Windows Immediatley

Homeland Security warns Windows PC users to uninstall Quicktime Source -  Christopher Budd of Trend Micro We’re putting the word out that everyone should follow Apple’s guidance and uninstall QuickTime for Windows as soon as possible. This is for two reasons. First, Apple is...
sarahah

Sarahah Quietly Uploads Your Entire Address Book

Source: The Intercept Hit App Sarahah Quietly Uploads Your Entire Address Book Sarahah, an app that lets people sign up to receive anonymized, candid messages, has been surging in popularity; somewhere north of 18 million people are estimated to have downloaded...
arctic

Scientists Announce $500 Billion ‘Crazy’ Plan to Refreeze the Arctic

Source: Anonymous Headquarters Scientists Announce $500 Billion ‘Crazy’ Plan to Refreeze the Arctic In December 2016, climate scientists warned the dramatic melting of Arctic ice or severe “snowmageddon” was linked to soaring polar temperatures, deadly summer heat waves, and torrential floods...

BREAKING NEWS

Sarahah Quietly Uploads Your Entire Address Book

Source: The Intercept Hit App Sarahah Quietly Uploads Your Entire Address Book Sarahah, an app that lets people sign up to receive anonymized, candid messages, has...