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Scientists Develop Mind Control Machine to Change Attitudes on Immigration, Religion

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Researchers from the University of York have used magnetic energy to suppress humans’ ‘threat-response’ functions and dramatically change people’s attitudes to immigration. Psychologists used magnetic force to safely shut down the region of the brain associated with “threat-response functions” and conducted a series of tests where volunteers were asked questions about their beliefs. Scientists... 

Russia Considers Reviving USSR's Buran Space Shuttle Program

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Russia considers an opportunity to revisit space shuttle Buran program. The Buran blasted off for its maiden flight on November 15, 1989. Pravda.Ru spoke about the rise and fall of the Soviet program with test pilot and Hero of Russia, Magomed Tolboyev. “The program was closing very slowly. Interestingly, there is still no governmental decree about it. The work on the project was terminated... 

US, UK stalling UN ban on Killer Robots

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The US and UK are undermining the measures by the UN to control the use of “killer robots” in an attempt to safeguard their investments, experts say. “A lot of money is going into development(of lethal autonomous weapons) and people will want a return on their investment,” said Christof Heyns, the UN special rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions in an interview... 

Holographic Missiles and Laser Camouflage Coming Soon

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Inventors at Russia’s Strategic Missile Forces have suggested the idea of using laser-generated holography instead of the country’s latest Yars intercontinental ballistic missile systems to disorient potential foes; the laser-generated technology will be unveiled in October at the international exhibition of Russia’s Defense Ministry. “Large-scale holographic images, identical in their dimensions... 

Swedish inventors build Revolutionary Laser Shaving Razor

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The hi-tech razor is powered by a small laser, cutting through hair without burning them, the inventors say. As a result, they promise the potentially groundbreaking device will leave no scratches, razor burn, itch, or irritation. Plus, they say the shave is eco-friendly: two billion razors are reportedly discarded each year in the US only, and the Skarp razor’s cartridge won’t need replacing. Also,... 

American Scientists develop ultra-thin Invisibility Cloak

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A 3D illustration of a metasurface skin cloak made from an ultrathin layer of nanoantennas covering an arbitrarily shaped object. American scientists say they have developed an ultra-thin invisibility cloak that can wrap around a 3D object and hide it from detection. Researchers at the US Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and the University of California, Berkeley have... 

Portuguese Researcher Invents Phone Able to Detect Emotions

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Researcher at the University of Coimbra in Portugal is awarded “Young Scientist Award” for the invention that is shaking the scientific community to its roots: a cell phone that can detect human emotions. This exciting invention is at the prototype stage but has already aroused interest far and wide. The new invention won David Nunes, the researcher, an international award. And if the... 

Apple Unveils iPhone 6S, 6S Plus Smartphones

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Apple CEO Tim Cook introduces the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus during an Apple media event in San Francisco, California, September 9, 2015. Apple has unveiled the iPhone 6S and 6S plus, the latest in its line of flagship smart phones, as well as a new larger iPad and a new TV system. Apple CEO Tim Cook unveiled the new devices during an Apple media event held in California on Wednesday. The new phones... 

Gadgets of the future: No wires, no chargers, no gadgets per se

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People of the future may not worry about losing their phones, because future gadgets would be attached to the body. Human skin will be used as the touch screen. Moreover, one would not need to charge their gadgets at all. The first step in this direction has already been made: German engineers are developing a revolutionary gadget known as iSkin. The gadget is based on the technology used in robotics... 

Toyota invests $50 million in US AI research

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The world’s largest car manufacturing company, Toyota, has announced an investment of $50 million in joint artificial intelligence research centers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Stanford University. The research will focus on social benefits such as how to make cars safer and how to enhance people’s quality of life through enhanced mobility and robotics, especially among the... 

Russia shows off new 5G PAK-FA Jet at International Air Show

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Russia’s first 5G fighter has showed off in full its ultra-maneuverability at an international air show near Moscow. In 2016 the Russian Air Force will get ready to put the first production models of the stealth fighter jet into service. The jet performed such aerobatic stunts as Pougachev’s cobra, Frolov’s chakra, the dead leaf and tail-dive. With a month left before the multirole PAK-FA... 

Canadian company patents 20km Space Elevator

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A towering structure rising 20 kilometers into the air with its top in the sky may sound like something out of an Old Testament passage or science fiction novel, but a Canadian space company has proposed just that to cut the costs of space exploration. Last month Thoth Technology was granted a United States patent for a “space elevator,” which would be more than 20 times taller than the 829-metre-high... 

Terminator-like robot let loose in US woods

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A Google subsidiary has taken a large step, quite literally, in trying to make humanoid robots as realistic as possible. Its creation, an Atlas robot, was able to walk unaided across rough terrain, a vast improvement over recent failures at the Robot Olympics. If you go out in the woods today, you’re sure of a big surprise – that would be sound advice for residents around the Boston area.... 

US May Forget About Air Supremacy With F-35

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Don’t be fooled by the sounds of champagne corks popping, there is nothing to celebrate about the newest F-35 stealth warplane whom defense analyst David Axe calls a “second-rate” fighter “seriously outclassed by even older Russian and Chinese jets” let alone cutting edge aircraft. The Pentagon’s darling has recently received some positive coverage. Defense contractor... 

LA dumps 20K shade balls into reservoir to stop evaporation

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Desperate to preserve its water supply amid a four-year drought, Los Angeles is turning a reservoir into a ball pit. It may not seem like the most scientific approach, but officials say the “shade balls” will protect valuable H2O in the City of Angels. Bringing new meaning to the term “throwing shade,” authorities claim the black, plastic balls will preserve the Van Normal reservoir’s water... 
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