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Facebook opens up to anonymous Tor users with .onion address

published about 3 hours ago
Warns of evolutionary and flaky nature of experiment to ensure anonymous users arent wrongly identified as botnets Continue reading...

Jury may decide if 'Blurred Lines' copied Marvin Gaye's 'Got to Give It Up'

published about 3 hours ago
Jury may decide if 'Blurred Lines' copied Marvin Gaye's 'Got to Give It Up'
A federal judge said that a jury should decide whether the Pharrell Williams, Robin Thicke and Clifford Harris Jr. composed "Blurred Lines" copied from Marvin Gaye's "Got to Give It Up."

Metra reports delays on Union Pacific North Line

published about 3 hours ago
Metra reports delays on Union Pacific North Line
Metra officials reported delays Friday morning on the Union Pacific North Line due to mechanical problems with a train.

Scam Artists' Greatest Hits

published about 3 hours ago
The FBI reported that monetary damage from crimes reported to its Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) jumped by nearly 50% last year. It is no surprise that more and more criminals are becoming computer-savvy enough to attempt these crimes. What is surprising is that even though the most common Internet scams are well-known by now, people are still falling for them.


Political Memo: Why Republicans Keep Telling Everyone They’re Not Scientists

published about 15 hours ago
Political Memo: Why Republicans Keep Telling Everyone They’re Not Scientists
The refrain from Republicans is a stopgap between two politically untenable positions: the denial of climate change and the embrace of policies to address it.

National Briefing | West: Hawaii: Guard Providing Volcano Security

published about 15 hours ago
The National Guard is deploying 83 service members to help provide security to the rural town of Pahoa as lava makes a slow crawl toward ... more

The Texas Tribune: A County Resents Oil Drilling, Despite the Money It Brings In

published about 16 hours ago
The Texas Tribune: A County Resents Oil Drilling, Despite the Money It Brings In
Most Glasscock County farmers are powerless to stop energy developers from drilling wells, even as it destroys valuable crop land.

Lake Mission Viejo isn't feeling California drought — yet

published 1 day ago
Lake Mission Viejo isn't feeling California drought — yet
Lake Mission Viejo is Southern California at its most idyllic and, when it comes to water, its most extravagant. Multimillion-dollar homes surround a 1.2-billion-gallon lake ... more

In U.S. Cleanup Efforts, Accident at Nuclear Site Points to Cost of Lapses

published 1 day ago
In U.S. Cleanup Efforts, Accident at Nuclear Site Points to Cost of Lapses
As the United States aims to correct years of mishandling radioactive materials, the price of reopening a New Mexico waste repository could top $551 million.
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Rocket Explosion Leaves Questions and Dead Mosquito Eggs

published 1 day ago
Rocket Explosion Leaves Questions and Dead Mosquito Eggs
Investigators are trying to determine why a rocket taking supplies to the International Space Station exploded just after launching.

Rocket Bound for Space Station Explodes

published 2 days ago
The unmanned cargo rocket exploded seconds after liftoff from a NASA site in eastern Virginia.

Directing ‘The Theory of Everything’

published Mon, Oct 27 2014 16:11 GMT
The Academy Award-winning director James Marsh discusses his newest project, “The Theory of Everything,” which chronicles the life of the cosmologist Stephen Hawking.

Taking Minds on a Journey to Mars

published Mon, Oct 20 2014 14:25 GMT
Taking Minds on a Journey to Mars
In a dome on a Hawaiian volcano, NASA is financing a study to see how astronauts might deal with the stress and isolation of an ... more

A Comet’s Brush With Mars

published Sun, Oct 19 2014 21:41 GMT
A Comet’s Brush With Mars
A comet the size of a small mountain whizzed past Mars on Sunday, dazzling space enthusiasts with the once-in-a-million-years encounter.