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Japan to build world’s fastest train with magnetic levitation

Japan Maglev train

The Japanese government has approved plans for a train that will carry passengers from Tokyo to Nogoya at a speed of 310 miles per hour (500 kph). The train, which will be the fastest in the world, will use magnetic levitation technology. The new line will stretch 180 miles (290 km) between the two cities, and the journey will take ... Read More »

New camera that can see around corners

Camera see around corners MIT

A camera that can peer around corners to see people or objects has been developed by British scientists. The technology, which will be demonstrated tonight at the Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition in London, could eventually allow the military to carry out reconnaissance without breaking cover or be fitted on cars to give advance warnings of obstacles. “The dream case is ... Read More »

Facebook emotions experiment linked to Pentagon research on civil unrest

Facebook-emotions-study

Facebook‘s experiment on over half-a-million unsuspecting users has taken a new twist with the revelation that a researcher connected to a Department of Defense-funded program to use the military to quell civil unrest also participated in the study. Social media sites exploded over the weekend after it was revealed that Facebook, no stranger to controversy of late, secretly manipulated posts ... Read More »

Google to Wi-Fi entire planet with 180 satellites

Space satellite

The world wide web may seem like a global community, but two-thirds of the planet still remain without access. Now, Google is planning to change this by launching a fleet of 180 satellites to provide web access for the 4.8 billion people not yet online, according to sources close to the company. The California-based giant will spend more than $1 ... Read More »

Scientists discover how to turn light into matter

Light into matter

Researchers in London have found a way to make matter from light, using high powered lasers. The idea behind the theory was first thought up 80 years ago by two physicists, who were to work later on creating the world’s first atomic bomb. In 1934, US physicists Gregory Breit and John Wheeler worked out that, on very rare occasions, two ... Read More »

Reddit censoring words like: NSA, Tesla, Bitcoin, net neutrality

Reddit censorship

Say what you want about Reddit‘s r/technology, one of its most popular forums. Just don’t say “NSA,” “net neutrality,” “Comcast,” “Bitcoin,” or any of the roughly 50 other words that will secretly get your post deleted. There’s a bot in r/technology, ready to delete any so-called controversial headline you try to submit. In July, Reddit dropped two controversial subreddits, r/atheism ... Read More »

HAARP: the ultimate military weapon

HAARP

Suffering from delusions of grandeur, hegemonic powers strenuously strive to subdue societies and sordidly seek to stretch their sphere of influence across the globe one way or another. These egregiously egotistical entities which, preposterously enough, regard themselves as the masters of the macrocosm, exhaust all options available to them to secure their global domination. From making overtures to making threats, ... Read More »

Heartbleed: the next cyber false flag to control the internet

Heartbleed

Dire warnings about Heartbleed, a serious internet security risk affecting millions of websites, is echoing across the internet today. Described as a flaw in OpenSSL, the open source encryption technology used by the vast majority of web servers, Heartbleed is said to put HTTPS e-commerce websites at risk. [youtube height=”400″ width=”550″]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oAJNnowrxSA[/youtube]   The bug “can give hackers access to personal data ... Read More »

Prisoners ‘could serve 1,000 year sentence in eight hours’

prison

Future biotechnology could be used to trick a prisoner’s mind into thinking they have served a 1,000 year sentence, a group of scientists have claimed. Philosopher Rebecca Roache is in charge of a team of scholars focused upon the ways futuristic technologies might transform punishment. Dr Roache claims the prison sentence of serious criminals could be made worse by extending ... Read More »

47% of all jobs will be automated by 2034 and no government is prepared

Production line

Almost half of all jobs could be automated by computers within two decades and “no government is prepared” for the tsunami of social change that will follow, according to the Economist. The magazine’s 2014 analysis of the impact of technology paints a pretty bleak picture of the future. It says that while innovation (aka “the elixir of progress”) has always ... Read More »