3D printers allow people to print guns, but just because we have the ability to do so doesn’t mean that we have to. But, of course, there will be someone who is going to do it. And that somebody isn’t just going to print their own guns, but they’re going to make it their cause, [...]
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The 3D printed gun movement – meet the American ‘crypto-anarchist’ who wants everyone to print their own guns
The right to keep and fly drones. A Virginia House panel approved, last week, a two-year moratorium on drone use within the state. In December, the City Council in Berkeley debated a similar proposal from its Peace and Justice Commission. The Peace and Justice Commission wanted to prohibit the city from purchasing, borrowing, testing or using drones, or [...]
Futurist Thomas Frey: It may sound silly to walk into a bar and order up a beer with a weed chaser or to open a late night box of cereal called “Weedies” to help you sleep, but that is exactly the era we’re entering.
If any of your passwords are on this list, then shame on you — and go change them now. Bad dog!
. The Sun Seeker Fire Blanket can handle super high temperatures without combusting. SunSeeker Enterprises, Inc. offers 2 standard grades of ceramic and wool based fiber blankets, all of which are lightweight and thermally efficient, resulting in a material that possesses the advantages of low heat storage and complete resistance to thermal shock. The Sun Seeker Fire Blanket [...]
New rulings mean big changes in the online poker world. Two weeks ago, online poker site PokerStars.com reached a settlement agreement with the United States Department of Justice in the amount of $731 Million dollars in relations to charges brought against them in April of 2011. In addition, the settlement included terms that saw PokerStars [...]
Saving lives when fire strikes. In addition to conventional smoke alarms, tactile response is proven more effective in saving lives. SafeAwake is designed to work in conjunction with a functioning traditional smoke alarm by adding a flashing light and a loud, low frequency audible sound that even the hearing impaired [...]
Canada’s warrantless surveillance bill is back, and bigger than ever, with surveillance powers for US gov’t, too
Authorities are doing their best to clamp down on the internet. Bill C30, the sweeping Canadian warrantless Internet surveillance bill, is back from the dead. Public Safety Minister Vic Toews (who declared that opposition to his bill was tantamount to support for pedophiles) has been working behind the scenes to resurrect his legislation, joining forces [...]
What you see is not what you get. The price for HP ink cartridges isn’t shrinking but the amount of ink that HP puts into those cartridges sure has, according to an investigation by HP Ink Cartridges.co.uk. The site took two of the same model of ink cartridges, the HP 350. One was produced in [...]
Privacy? Scientists from the institut polytechnique Grenoble INP and the Centre Technique du Papier have developed a novel new product so gratuitous, it almost seems necessary: a silver-crystal coated wallpaper that can block neighbors from freeloading off your Wi-Fi network. The silver crystals are arranged in such a way that they are able to block [...]