Russian Website Selling Hacked Servers.
Security holes enable attackers to switch off pacemakers, rewrite firmware from 30 feet away.
Hacker cracks 4 million hotel locks with ‘James Bond Dry Erase Marker.’
Experts warn about security flaws in airline boarding passes.
Disney Research has unveiled its new method of creating eerily perfect copies of human faces for use on robots.
A Brazilian student has sold her virginity in an online auction for US$780,000 as part of a documentary organised by an Australian filmmaker, although a man who did the same only fetched US$3,000.
Brazil car washer turns up alive at own wake after his family mistakenly identified a murdered local man at the morgue as him.
In September 2012, the FBI learned that Valle was sending e-mail and instant messages discussing plans with multiple co-conspirators to kidnap, rape, torture, kill, cook, and cannibalize a number of women. A court-authorized search of the computer revealed that Valle had created files pertaining to at least 100 women and containing at least one photograph of each woman. Related: His OKCupid profile.
More Biting Attacks in the News.
Can you turn a rat gay?
Why don’t apes have bigger brains? They can’t eat enough to afford them.
Men, not women, are better multitaskers.
Same neurons at work in sleep and under anesthesia.
Why are some consumers willing to pay more for less information?
Could Bricks Made of Animal Blood Be the Future of Construction?
Moderate Drinking Decreases Number of New Brain Cells.
How can I mitigate the effect of heavy drinking on my liver? You can’t. Here’s why.
Edgar Allan Poe: A Psychological Profile.
Interviews with interrogators.
The Telephone Directory as a Species of List Media.
In the last three months, Apple sold 27 million iPhones, 14 million iPads, a record number of laptops, and 70% of America’s MP3 players. It still missed earnings expectations badly.
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office invalidates Apple’s “rubber-banding” patent asserted against Samsung.
Facebook Patents Pokes-Per-Minute Limits.
Air Force plans for a flying saucer.
For reasons scientists have not quite figured out, the immune system can go on the fritz in space: wounds heal more slowly; infection-fighting T-cells send signals less efficiently…When Astronauts Get Sick.
A small collection of items about dropped and bounced cats.
How to eat a Triceratops.
Why does the bowl of a spoon turn my reflection upside down?
The World’s Shortest Freefall.
Guiltless Excuses is a mobile application that pragmatically deals with people’s inner guilt and helps them to maintain a balance between the personal and the public self. [thanks Rob]
This is not a photograph.
This is not a cube.