They say “a drunk mind speaks a sober heart,” but a drunk mind might actually make you more of a jerk. While honesty is the best policy, anew study suggests that there may be a reason for being totally rude and out-of-control when you’ve had one too many.
Daily Archives: December 20, 2015
This Metal Is 99.9 Percent Air
The picture, above, of a metal grid sitting on the head of a dandelion without disturbing a single feathery tuft may look Photoshopped. But it’s not. It’s a real photograph of one of the more interesting developments in recent materials science—a metal “microlattice” that’s 100 times lighter than Styrofoam.
Secret Code Found in Juniper’s Firewalls Shows Risk of Government Backdoors
ENCRYPTION BACKDOORS HAVE been a hot topic in the last few years—and the controversial issue got even hotter after the terrorist attacks in Paris and San Bernardino, when it dominated media headlines. It even came up during this week’s Republican presidential candidate debate. But despite all the attention focused on backdoors lately, no one noticed that someone had quietly installed backdoors three years ago in a core piece of networking equipment used to protect corporate and government systems around the world.
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Audi Could Show Off A Hydrogen Fuel Cell SUV Concept Soon
Audi’s had some, uh… issues lately with its diesel engines, to put it kindly. And as it and parent company Volkswagen reel from an environmental scandal, the luxury automaker might be looking to burnish its green creds at the Detroit Auto Show next month with a new hydrogen fuel cell SUV concept.
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Gorgeous New NASA Photo Shows Earth ‘Rising’ Over The Moon
NASA released a stunning image on Friday appearing to show Earth “rising” over the horizon of the moon.
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There Are Twelve Different Kinds of Rainbows
The science of rainbows: it’s something we’re all taught in grade school. Airborne water droplets act like little prisms, bending and splitting light. Mix enough water and sunshine, and you get a brilliant bow of color.
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