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Beautiful Photos Of Google’s (Problematic) Data Centers

Beautiful Photos Of Google’s (Problematic) Data Centers

Two things need to be said about these images of data centers–the server storage areas for tech giants–just released from Google: a) They’re breathtakingly beautiful, and b) They’re a breathtakingly…

Pacemakers could be infiltrated to deliver deadly shocks

Pacemakers could be infiltrated to deliver deadly shocks

Pacemakers could be infiltrated to deliver deadly shocks, according to a security expert. IOActive researcher Barnaby Jack demonstrated this capability at a security conference in Melbourne, according to Australia’s SC…

George claims to have dumped more than 100 tons of iron

George claims to have dumped more than 100 tons of iron

The idea of geoengineering–large-scale tampering with the planet’s natural climatological or geological systems to produce a desired effect–is brazen enough, but doing so in violation of two UN conventions is…

20 billion the agency has spent on projects that were ultimately canceled : NASA

20 billion the agency has spent on projects that were ultimately canceled : NASA

Several Congressmen from the House of Representatives introduced a bill (PDF) that, if passed into law, would restructure NASA’s leadership. The new law would take away most of the President’s…

North American Drought was the Worst in 800 Years – 2000-2004

North American Drought was the Worst in 800 Years – 2000-2004

The 2000-2004 dry spell was the worst drought in the region in 800 years, the researchers claim, and before the century is over we’ll look back on those days as…

A New Breed Of Robotic 3-D Printer Lets You Change Design In Mid-Print

A New Breed Of Robotic 3-D Printer Lets You Change Design In Mid-Print

Conventional 3-D printing generally works by precisely depositing thin layers of heated, extruded plastic or resin one atop the other based on a 3-D digital model of the desired object.…

Animals caught in the tourist trape

Animals caught in the tourist trape

INDIA is home to the largest remaining wild populations of the tiger. Even so, there are estimated to be just 1500 to 2000 Bengal tigers left. They are the poster…

Earth like Planet Is Made Of Diamond

Earth like Planet Is Made Of Diamond

A super-Earth-sized exoplanet in a nearby planetary system is likely made mostly of carbon, which means it is made partly of diamond, according to a new study. The main reason…

Launch Your House Into Space [Infographic]

Launch Your House Into Space [Infographic]

The folks at the Movoto Real Estate blog are thinking ahead, to when we’ll be getting off of this rock and colonizing the universe–by strapping our homes to rockets and…

From Hubble Space Telescope, The Deepest-Ever View Of The Universe.

From Hubble Space Telescope, The Deepest-Ever View Of The Universe.

Take a deep breath, stargazers: this is the farthest we’ve seen into the heart of the universe. The eXtreme Deep Field, or XDF, as the photo’s called, shows about 5,500…