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Mudslides Explained: Behind the Washington State Disaster

Mudslides Explained: Behind the Washington State Disaster

| April 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

This ethereal photo of the mudslide near Oso, Washington, was taken Saturday, March 23, 2014. The debris liquefy was up to 15 feet (4.5 meters) grave in some areas. PHOTOGRAPH BY MARCUS YAM, THE SEATTLE TIMES/AP A baneful mudslide in rural northwestern Washington State throughout the weekend underscores the dangers of this firmly-moving natural hazard. [...]

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Weekend tech reading: Hiring collusion between tech giants, building a car that can hit 1,000mph

Weekend tech reading: Hiring collusion between tech giants, building a car that can hit 1,000mph

| April 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Revealed: Apple and Google's hazard-fixing cartel involved dozens more companies, above the top one million employees Back in January, I wrote on the point "The Techtopus" — an illegal agreement between seven tech giants, including Apple, Google, and Intel, to put down wages for tens of thousands of tech employees. The agreement prompted a Department of [...]

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New Research Tests Theory that Life Originated at Deep Sea Vents

New Research Tests Theory that Life Originated at Deep Sea Vents

| April 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Clear passionate spring fluids spew from a talc fabric at the Von Damm vent scope, a mile and a half beneath the Caribbean Sea. The researchers grant that fluids emanating from Von Damm and other passionate spring areas around the global intervening-ocean ridge system contain a sulfur compose, methanethiol, that is indicative of pyrolysed subsurface [...]

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Electric cars lose nearly 60 percent of their range in cold weather, AAA report finds

Electric cars lose nearly 60 percent of their range in cold weather, AAA report finds

| April 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

A modern study from the AAA Automotive Research Center in South Carolina confirms the kind of some have suspected all along: cold weather and extreme heat can indeed stroke the driving range of electric vehicles. To hoard data, AAA conducted a simulation to adjust the driving range of three abundantly-electric vehicles. Each vehicle completed a [...]

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Scientists Develop a New Way of Reading the Universe’s ‘Cosmic Barometer’

Scientists Develop a New Way of Reading the Universe’s ‘Cosmic Barometer’

| April 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Scientists be seized of developed a new method for analyzing the character impressed experienced by tiny samples of radical material that may have been ejected from demise stars, which should enable them to take for identical violent events in the history of the world. Exploding stars, random impacts involving comets and meteorites, and just near [...]

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Atari ‘E.T.’ cartridge dig put on hold over waste excavation plan

Atari ‘E.T.’ cartridge dig put on hold over waste excavation plan

| April 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

A clump of filmmakers from LightBox and Fuel Entertainment were stinging to begin excavation of a New Mexico landfill in look into of millions of copies of Atari’s arising from traffic flop of a video game that was E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial. The examination has since been put on clinch, however, as officials from the New [...]

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Arctic Melt Season is Lengthening by Several Days Each Decade

Arctic Melt Season is Lengthening by Several Days Each Decade

| April 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

An effigy mosaic of sea ice in the Canadian Basin, taken through . Operation IceBridge’s Digital Mapping System without ceasing Mar. 28, 2014. Image Credit: Digital Mapping System/NASA AmesSource featured

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Operation Windigo botnet has infected 25,000 servers in the last two years

Operation Windigo botnet has infected 25,000 servers in the last two years

| April 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Security researchers from antivirus provider ESET forward Tuesday announced a massive cyber impugn that has managed to take curb of at least 25,000 Linux/Unix servers upper the last two years. The infected servers are used to purloin credentials, send spam, and redirect texture traffic to malicious web pages. Dubbed Windigo, the cyber culprit operation has [...]

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Pictures: Eiffel Tower at 125, Still Lovely After All These Years

Pictures: Eiffel Tower at 125, Still Lovely After All These Years

| April 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

A skater soars athwart the pavement of the Trocadero in Paris, June 1985. PHOTOGRAPH BY WILLIAM ALBERT ALLARD, NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC When you understand biographies of Alexandre Gustave Eiffel and his distinguished tower, which turned 125 yesterday, you’re struck at primeval by a paradox: How did a person of consequence so daring, so beautiful, so villanous—in [...]

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‘Flappy Bird’ to rise from the ashes, return to the App Store confirmed

‘Flappy Bird’ to rise from the ashes, return to the App Store confirmed

| April 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Dong Nguyen, the supreme original. of the wildly addictive mobile bit of strategy Flappy Bird, confirmed on Wednesday that he would exist bringing the game back to the App Store. In a answer to a question on Twitter respecting the game’s return, Nguyen said the title will be making a comeback however not anytime soon. [...]

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