Mish-mash

This idea is amazing: http://motherboard.vice.com/read/a-network-of-recycled-phones-is-listening-for-illegal-logging-in-the-rainforest?trk_source=nav http://motherboard.vice.com/read/dangerous-ultraviolet-storms-are-the-climate-change-future?trk_source=nav http://thinkprogress.org/climate/2014/07/09/3457911/map-oil-train-blast-zone/ http://thinkprogress.org/climate/2014/07/09/3458131/smith-mars-climate-change/ Quite scary, homing bullets: http://motherboard.vice.com/read/now-the-military-has-homing-bullets-that-dont-miss?trk_source=recommended Cool market for self-driving, bikes: http://motherboard.vice.com/read/chinas-google-is-building-a-driverless-smartbike http://motherboard.vice.com/read/a-hacker-artist-sent-the-nsa-an-encrypted-mixtape-they-cant-crack?trk_source=recommended

Robotic construction inspired by nature

http://news.cnet.com/8301-17938_105-57618966-1/robot-construction-crew-works-autonomously-is-kind-of-adorable/?part=rss&subj=news&tag=title Robot construction crew works autonomously, is kind of adorable. Inspired by termite behavior, engineers and scientists at Harvard have developed a team of robots that can build without supervision.