The US government, as part the "war on terror," has erected an expensive and extensive surveillance empire, that monitors not just AP reporters but everyone's communications throughout the US and no doubt far beyond.
Microsoft revealed the new gaming console Xbox One, featuring voice commands and gesture controls so you can access video games, TV, music and movies without a remote or controller. Also, you can make Skype calls while gaming, the company announced.
Russian experts are developing robots designed not only to minimize casualties in terrorist attacks but also to neutralize terrorists the Russian state finds to be potential threats, despite they haven’t yet done anything wrong.
A US Navy dolphin has discovered a 19th century torpedo in deep water off the coast of San Diego, California, during an underwater mine detection training exercise. The 11-foot brass torpedo known as the Howell was built and deployed about 130 years ago.
The US Navy has conducted the first launch of an unmanned autonomous aircraft from an aircraft carrier. The test flight of X-47B stealth drone, designed to launch from an aircraft carrier, was conducted over the Atlantic.
A unique umbrella, Brolly, has been developed with a special grip that allows for texting and emailing in the wind and rain and gives added comfort for those suffering from arthritis or carpal tunnel syndrome. You can now multi-task in the rain.
After 5 months commanding the International Space Station, Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield has proven three things: 1) he's a good scientist and spaceman; 2) he's got character and 3) he's also a pretty darn good singer and musician.
Professional linguist and Christian missionary Rick Aschmann has an unusual hobby: he spends his free time gathering samples of English dialects from YouTube and illustrates the data on a map of the US and Canada.