Friday, August 15, 2014


Vast majority of hackers believe they're above the law -- survey  http://www.cnet.com/news/vast-majority-of-hackers-believe-theyre-above-the-law/

Tactic in Alzheimer’s Fight May Be Safe, Study Finds  http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/08/11/absence-of-gene-may-help-fight-alzheimers-study-finds/?_php=true&_type=blogs&_r=0

World peace? These are the only 11 countries in the world that are actually free from conflict   http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/politics/world-peace-these-are-the-only-11-countries-in-the-world-that-are-actually-free-from-conflict-9669623.html

Mercury Levels in the Upper Ocean Tripled by Us   http://www.21stcentech.com/mercury-levels-upper-ocean-tripled/

NATURE:  A global ocean inventory of anthropogenic mercury based on water column measurements  http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v512/n7512/full/nature13563.html

Rover Wars on Mars  http://www.21stcentech.com/rover-wars-mars/

POPULAR SCIENCE:  Vertical Takeoff Plane Design Flies Three Times Faster Than Helicopters  http://www.popsci.com/article/technology/vertical-takeoff-plane-design-flies-three-times-faster-helicopters

POPULAR SCIENCE: NASA's Super-Black Material Arrives In Space  http://www.popsci.com/article/technology/nasas-super-black-material-arrives-space?dom=PSC&loc=topstories&con=nasas-superblack-material-arrives-in-space

4 Reasons Why Exponential Technologies Are Taking Off   http://www.fastcoexist.com/3034200/4-reasons-why-exponential-technologies-are-taking-off

The Future Of Food, Mapped Out For The Next 10 Years   http://www.fastcoexist.com/3033762/the-future-of-food-mapped-out-for-the-next-10-years

REUTERS: Under artillery fire, Ukraine rebels switch their leaders  http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/08/14/us-ukraine-crisis-idUSKBN0GE0L920140814

REUTERS:  Coca-Cola pays $2.2 billion for major stake in Monster Beverage  http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/08/15/us-coca-cola-idUSKBN0GE2C920140815

Eco-friendly ‘pre-fab’ self-assembling nanoparticles could revolutionize nano manufacturing www.kurzweilai.net/eco-friendly-pre-fab-self-assembling-nanoparticles-could-revolutionize-nano-manufacturing

Could hemp nanosheets topple graphene for better supercapacitor electrodes?  http://www.kurzweilai.net/could-hemp-nanosheets-topple-graphene-for-better-supercapacitor-electrodes

Blood-brain-barrier disruption with high-frequency pulsed electric fields   http://www.kurzweilai.net/blood-brain-barrier-disruption-with-high-frequency-pulsed-electric-fields

Seven tiny grains captured by Stardust likely visitors from interstellar space  http://phys.org/news/2014-08-tiny-grains-captured-stardust-visitors.html

Neural Stem Cells Sprout Long Axons  http://www.the-scientist.com/?articles.view/articleNo/40717/title/Neural-Stem-Cells-Sprout-Long-Axons/

Google Wants You to Live 170 Years   http://mashable.com/2013/10/24/google-calico/

Cell discovery brings blood disorder cure closer   http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/08/140813132122.htm?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+sciencedaily%2Ftop_news%2Ftop_science+%28ScienceDaily%3A+Top+Science+News%29&utm_content=FaceBook

NEW YORK TIMES: Hackers’ Efforts to Identify Officer Create Turmoil  http://www.nytimes.com/2014/08/15/us/ferguson-case-roils-collective-called-anonymous.html?partner=rss&emc=rss&smid=tw-nytimes&_r=0

Siri’s Inventors Are Building a Radical New AI That Does Anything You Ask  http://www.wired.com/2014/08/viv/

Transportation security: Back to the future  http://thehill.com/blogs/pundits-blog/212288-transportation-security-back-to-the-future#.U-2AGCGU8do.twitter