wind

Offshore wind blows drilling out of the water: Report

Nadia Prupis | As oil industry pushes for more offshore drilling, study finds wind energy is more useful, less harmful than fossil fuels

Solar roadway panels – a solution for our economic, energy and environmental troubles?

Carolanne Wright | Imagine if the U.S. generated three times the energy it uses -- and cut greenhouse emissions by 75% -- all by using clean solar energy

​U-drones: Britain to spend £17mn on unmanned underwater vehicles

RT | The UK Ministry of Defense will spend £17 million on a fleet of sea drones after signing a contract with French arms giant Thales
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Google’s Calico to access Ancestry.com genetic data in effort to lengthen lifespans

RT | Ancestry.com revealed AncestryHealth this month as a platform for customers to track personal health in order to combine that information with their genetic data

Flying drones near stadiums could end in jail time

AP | On the other hand, sports teams also want permission from the FAA to use drones themselves
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Google Chrome dragged into Internet censorship fight

Torrent Freak | Helped by the MPAA, Mississippi State Attorney General Jim Hood launched a secret campaign to revive SOPA-like censorship efforts in the United States

What did U.S. spy satellites see in Ukraine?

Robert Perry | What did the U.S. surveillance satellite imagery show?

Pirate Bay launches mobile site, teases more expansions

Torrent Freak | The Pirate Bay just launched a mobile version of the site, the first major design overhaul in nearly a decade

Pentagon funds vaccine to counter airborne exposure to Ebola

Kit Daniels | DoD considers Ebola spreading through air a severe threat
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‘Kill switch’ smartphone bill passes in California

Steve Watson | All phones sold in the State will be mandated to integrate controversial technology
hollywood

‘Three-dimensional, continuously multidirectional cloaking’ achieved

Shepard Ambellas | Just like I saw in old Star Trek episodes when I was a kid -- cloaking
fukushima

A clean energy future is possible: A message for the 4th anniversary of Fukushima

Andrea Gemanos | 'The Fukushima disaster shows us exactly why we cannot and should not try to rely on nuclear energy to solve the climate crisis.'
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Italy launches largest ever pirate site blockade

Torrent Freak | A complaint filed by 21st Century Fox's Sky TV has ended in Italy's most aggressive site-blocking action yet
crops

New report debunks ‘myth’ that GMOs are key to feeding the world

Lauren McCauley | The report, Feeding the World Without GMOs (pdf), argues that investment in genetically modified organisms, or GMOs, has failed to expand global food security
internet

‘Today is the day’ as FCC readies historic vote on Net Neutrality

Jon Queally | After millions made it clear they would not allow the commission, lawmakers or the telecom industry 'to mess with the Internet,' broad coalition plans celebrations on verge of historic vote
3d

Mainstream media finally realizing 3D printing could spur global revolutions

Mike Adams | I see the implications of 3D printing revolution as clear as day

Putin: Russia won’t limit access to internet

RT | "We do not intend to limit access to the web, put it under total control, make the internet more governmentalized"

Hoverboarding over water now a reality

Shepard Ambellas | It looks like "Back To the Future" is now here, only over water

‘Hostile to privacy’: Snowden urges internet users to get rid of Dropbox

RT | We're talking about dropping programs that are hostile to privacy,” Snowden said.
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Apple responds to consumer concern, makes iPads, iPhones, cop proof, even with search warrants

Free Thought Project | Following revelations that the NSA, in cooperation with various telecom companies, was spying on private communications, Apple Inc. has released new technology that it says cannot be compromised by the police

Washington think tank hires ‘Call of Duty’ creator to advise Pentagon on future threats...

RT | You would think war-themed video games copy real life, and not the other way around
Anti-pirate

U.S. Court Grants Order to Wipe Pirate Sites from the Internet

Torrent Freak | A U.S. federal court in Oregon has granted a broad injunction against several streaming sites that offer pirated content

UK opposes international ban on ‘killer robots’

RT | The UK is opposing an international ban on so-called “killer robots” at a United Nations conference in Geneva this week, which will examine the future of lethal autonomous weapons systems (Laws)