Archive for November, 2013

Obama Signals a Shift From Military Might to Diplomacy

November 26, 2013

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The announcements of an interim nuclear deal with Iran and a conference on Syria’s civil war were vivid statements that diplomacy has again become the centerpiece of American foreign policy.

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Volcanic rock rains down on Sicily – Telegraph

November 26, 2013

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Mount Etna, Europe’s most active volcano, has erupted again, showering volcanic ash on nearby towns

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Spies worry over doomsday cache stashed by ex-NSA contractor Snowden

November 26, 2013

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – British and U.S.intelligence officials say they are worried about a doomsday cache of highly classified, heavily encrypted material they believe former National Security Agency…

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Robots, the ‘uncanny valley’ and learning to love the alien – Telegraph

November 26, 2013

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Can we rewire our human distrust of robots that look like us?

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US spying fuels popularity of secure messaging app Wickr – FT.com

November 26, 2013

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Wickr, the secure messaging app that positions itself “halfway between Snapchat and Snowden”, is set to raise more funds and launch a major update on Monday after its popularity soared following revelations of a US mass surveillance programme.

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Why Have 10 Major Volcanoes Along The Ring Of Fire Suddenly Roared To Life

November 25, 2013

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We are seeing eruptions at volcanoes that have been dormant for decades. Yes, it is not unusual for two or three major volcanoes to be active at the same time

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The Singularity Film– a documentary by Doug Wolens

November 25, 2013

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The Singularity is a comprehensive and insightful feature length documentary about the Singularity.

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“Radionuclides from Fukushima due to hit U.S. West Coast any day now” — Senior Scientist: “Really bizarre” U.S. gov’t not testing for it — Concerned officials contacting him about threat

November 25, 2013

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The internet mystery that has the world baffled – Telegraph

November 25, 2013

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For the past two years, a mysterious online organisation has been setting the world’s finest code-breakers a series of seemingly unsolveable problems. But to what end?

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Why TEPCO is Risking the Removal of Fukushima Fuel Rods. The Dangers of Uncontrolled Global Nuclear Radiation

November 25, 2013

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 After repeated delays since the summer of 2011, the Tokyo Electric Power Company has launched a high-risk operation to empty the spent-fuel pool atop Reactor 4 at the Dai-ichi (No.1) Fukushima Nuc…

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