Japanese scientists invent an approach to quantum computing that renders a far larger number of calculations more efficiently than existing quantum computers.
While astronomers studied the asteroid belt in between Mars and Jupiter with the Hubble Space Telescope over the course of several years, they came across a rather peculiar finding in a binary asteroid system dubbed 288P; it exhibits unique characteristics unlike other binary asteroids found before it.
Even David Spade himself weighed in.
A top NATO adviser* on Russian Internet propaganda and disinformation campaigns says U.S. actor Morgan Freeman appears to have been targeted by "coordinated, pro-Kremlin social-media attacks" after criticizing Russian President Vladimir Putin in an online video and charging that Russia "attacked" the United States last year .
Several dozen tradition-minded theologians formally accused Pope Francis of spreading heresy with his 2016 opening to divorced and civilly remarried Catholics.
Even if you don’t know much physics, you probably know one of its core tenets: an object at rest stays at rest, and an object in motion stays in motion. In fact, in a vacuum where there’s literally nothing to slow things down, things don’t prefer being at rest or in motion. This plays out in real life all the time—when you’re sitting in the bathroom on a plane, for instance, you can’t feel that you’re moving 500 miles an hour. You only feel the changes in your velocity via the bumps.
Heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems can be used as a means to bridge air-gapped networks with the outside world, allowing remote attackers to send commands to malware placed inside a target's isolated network.
The extent to which digital consumption of pirated materials displaces legitimate purchases is of fundamental importance for EU copyright policy design. The European Commission has commissioned Ecorys to carry out a study on the relation between online copyright infringement (digital piracy) and sales of copyrighted content.
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An Illinois-based company has developed a stabilized 105mm cannon system designed to be mounted on the back of Humvees, Joint Light Tactical Vehicles and similar-sized platforms.
Mandus Group, in a partnership with AM General, showed off its Hawkeye 105mm Mobile Weapon System at Modern Day Marine 2017.
Last paragraph. China and Russia to do a joint military exercise off the coast of korea.
Toys R Us could file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection as soon as this week, according to reports.
Lawful gun owners commit less than a fifth of all gun crimes, according to a novel analysis released this week by the University of Pittsburgh.
In the study, led by epidemiologist Anthony Fabio of Pittsburgh's Graduate School of Public Health, researchers partnered with the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police to trace the origins of all 893 firearms that police recovered from crime scenes in the year 2008.
Drug resistance among cancers is a “foremost challenge,” according to the study’s authors, led by Ravid Straussman at the Weizmann Institute of Science. Yet the new data suggest that certain types of drug-resistant cancers could be defeated with a simple dollop of antibiotics alongside a chemotherapy regimen.
Stanislav Petrov was a lieutenant colonel in the Soviet Union's Air Defense Forces, and his job was to monitor his country's satellite system, which was looking for any possible nuclear weapons launches by the United States.
Fortunately, science works whether you believe it or not... / And how to get through to them. / Why people believe the Earth is flat.
A team of researchers has developed artificial synapses that are capable of learning autonomously and can improve how fast artificial neural networks learn.
34 years after directing Christine, Carpenter has brought her back to life.
Kekistan is a degenerate social-engineering white supremacist cult created by 4chan users. One of the early promoters of Kekistan is a suspected racist YouTuber named Sargon of Akkad. Many would say that he’s responsible for its popularity, specifically for its emergence on Twitter.
Last week, the former US ambassador to Syria, Robert Ford, said President Bashar al-Assad had "won" the brutal conflict, will probably stay in power and may never be held accountable for the crimes committed by his regime.
This stark assessment was endorsed this week by the United Nations special envoy to Syria, Staffan de Mistura, who called on rebel forces to accept that they had lost.
We have to be vigilant about the coming smear project against Antifa.
Interesting Back Story, even tho the article is hideously slanted.
The U.S. House on Wednesday unanimously approved a sweeping proposal to speed the deployment of self-driving cars without human controls by putting federal regulators in the driver's seat and barring states from blocking autonomous vehicles.