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Password managers hacked: Researchers find ‘critical’ vulnerabilities

If you’re using a popular password manager your credentials might not be entirely safe, following the discovery of several vulnerabilities that could allow attackers to gain access. University of California Berkeley researchers have discovered a number of quickly-patched vulnerabilities in … Continue reading ?

Carpool DeVille: The World’s Fastest Hot Tub

46 minutes agoTechnology / Gadgets : Hack a Day

Back in 1996, a group of engineering students at McMaster University set out to build a fully functional hot tub housed in a working car. They chopped up an abandoned 1982 Chevy Malibu and converted it into The Carpool. That group of students graduated, and began work on the Carpool DeVille. Show More Summary

Reviews of Satlow, How the Bible Became Holy

MICHAEL SATLOW'S HOW THE BIBLE BECAME HOLY (Yale University Press) has been reviewed twice recently.By Sarah Ruden in the Wall Street Journal : Book Review: 'How the Bible Became Holy' by Michael L. Satlow. Jews cherished scripture as one of the few things that allowed them to endure and transcend alien hegemony. Show More Summary

Mapping relationships between human and animal diseases

Researchers at the University of Liverpool are building the world's most comprehensive database describing human and animal pathogens, which can be used to prevent and tackle disease outbreaks around the globe.

Borospherene bounces into buckyball family

3 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

Buckyballs (or Buckminsterfullerene), the soccer ball-like structures of 60 carbon atoms, have a new playmate. Previously only theorized, researchers from Brown University in the US and Shanxi and Tsinghua Universities in China haveShow More Summary

?Universal Studios Japan to Boost Annual Visitors by Two Million With 'Harry Potter World'

The new attraction, which cost $444 million, is part of a plan to revitalize the theme park and attract people from around Asia. read more

Virtual doctors: easier to talk to than the real thing

At USC's Institute of Creative Technologies in LA, the future is here – and it's virtual Column Edie Lush Monday, July 14, 2014 - 8:24am After writing about Google Cardboard and its predecessor - a device made by the University of Southern...Show More Summary

EXCLUSIVE: Inside Brandeis University's Faculty Listserv

According to its mission statement, Brandeis University was founded to “embody its highest ethical and cultural values and to express its gratitude to the United States through the traditional Jewish commitment to education.” The school...Show More Summary

Breaking Down Arizona Cardinals' 5 Biggest Training Camp Projects

Arizona Cardinals training camp at University of Phoenix Stadium begins in less than two weeks. When it does, you might notice some young talent on the team that needs years of coaching and learning before they contribute. This is not about them. Show More Summary

Heart Disease Prevention - Are Americans Fat Because of Cheap Food?

Why are Americans so fat? Is it because of the sedentary lifestyle, expensive healthy food, or is it because of socioeconomic status, race or geography? The answer is no, according to researchers from Rand Corporation and UniversityShow More Summary

Should the Establishment Clause Apply to Atheists as well?

Here. The majority view seems to me that it should be. If this conclusion is drawn, then what happens to Peter Boghossian, who uses his position as a professor at Portland State University, to promote atheism?Is there a double standard...Show More Summary

An Oxford Rocket Scientist Has Designed A Better Saucepan

11 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

The "Flare" Pan is a saucepan designed by University of Oxford engineer Thomas Povey that borrows design aspects from jet and rocket engines to burn hotter and more quickly than a conventional pan would over the same flame. It also looks pretty space age-y, which we can obviously get behind. Read more...

GrubberGamer's Online Game Deals for July 13th, 2014

Hit the jump for more game deals under ten bucks, including 007 Legends (Wii U) for $9.90, Picross 3D (DS) for $7.26, and Bust-A-Move Universe (3DS) for $7.42. Plus, hundreds of other discounts and the latest pre-order offers - thanks for reading! Read the rest of the story...

Nick Epley: Why You Should Talk to Strangers

Nicholas Epley is the John T. Keller Professor of Behavioral Science at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. He was named a “professor to watch” by the Financial Times, is the winner of the 2008 Theoretical Innovation Prize from the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, and was awarded the 2011 Distinguished Scientific...Read More

Not the Man I Used to Know

Early in my sobriety, I became friendly with a university professor who regularly attended my home group meeting. This person taught political science, and I enjoyed our conversations about current events, especially discussions around the Middle East, as Israeli and Palestinian tensions were peaking during this period. He was a supportive friend, and encouraged me […]

New “Spy Satellite” Theory Emerges Regarding Aldrin’s UFO

Recently here at Mysterious Universe I chimed in on the debate regarding Buzz Aldrin and the purported “UFO” that was seen from the Apollo 11 space capsule in July of 1969. Comparing past statements made by Aldrin to his most recent discussion of the incident during a Reddit “Ask Me...

MUHC researcher unveils novel treatment for a form of childhood blindness

Montreal, July 13, 2014 — An international research project, led by the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) in Montreal, reports that a new oral medication is showing significant progress in restoring vision to patients with Leber congenital amaurosis (LCA). Show More Summary

University Named for Lee Yanks Confederate Flag

A Confederate flag that has been in Washington and Lee University Chapel since 1930 is being removed. A group of law-school students at the school, named for Confederate general Robert E. Lee, appealed to the university to remove the...Show More Summary

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