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Edward Snowden: Smartphones can be hacked into with just one text message and then used to spy on their owners

October 12, 2015

The world’s spying agencies have tools that allow them to take over smartphones with just a text message, according to Edward Snowden, and there is “very little” that their owners can do to stop it.

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13 shocking pictures showing how we used to ‘treat’ the mentally ill

October 10, 2015

People with psychiatric problems were not always considered fully human: even within the last 100 years problems ranging from epilepsy and schizophrenia to things like dementia, post-traumatic stress, and even childhood misbehavior were treated with shocking cruelty.

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Incredible New Photos Of Pluto Show Blue Skies And Water Ice

October 8, 2015

Photo credit: Pluto’s blue haze. The image was taken with the New Horizons Ralph/Multispectral Visible Imaging Camera. NASA/JHUAPL/SwRI

NASA’s New Horizons continues to amaze as it reveals more and more about Pluto and its family of moons. Recently, New Horizons dazzled us as it beamed back the first color images of Pluto, revealing a scaly, snakeskin-like surface. This week, we see Pluto’s hazy atmosphere in color for the first time, and surprise… it’s blue!

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27 images that prove that we are in danger. #7 left my mouth open

October 7, 2015

Sometimes every word is superfluous. These pictures say more than a thousand words.

1. The view over the overdeveloped metropole of Mexico City (with more than 20 million inhabitants).

Pablo Lopez Luz

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10 spy programmes with silly codenames used by GCHQ and NSA

October 7, 2015

By Sherif Elsayed-Ali, Londres, 18 March 2015, 00:01 UTC

You’ve probably heard a lot about online mass surveillance, but maybe you’re wondering how exactly intelligence agencies are monitoring you. Helpfully, they like to give their surveillance programmes silly codenames, so we can explain what’s going on.

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The Skarp Laser Razor: 21st Century Shaving

October 5, 2015

At first glance, the Skarp Razor looks like a traditional razor. But that is where the similarity ends.

The Skarp razor is powered by a small laser which cuts through hair for an incredibly close shave without irritating to damaging the skin. There are many benefits to using the Skarp Razor including:

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Stephen Hawking’s big ideas… made simple | Guardian Animations

October 5, 2015
Theoretical physicist and cosmologist Stephen Hawking is one of the greatest scientific minds living on the Earth. His long list of praiseworthy scientific works includes the theoretical prediction of black holes emitting radiation, often known as Hawking radiation and a theory of cosmology with the help of the general theory of relativity and quantum mechanics.

He’s also well recognized for authoring several popular science books. He completed the first draft of the book called A Brief History of Time in 1984 and a part of his life story was depicted in the 2014 film The Theory of Everything.
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