Saturday night news

http://sploid.gizmodo.com/scientists-unlock-mystery-of-woman-who-sees-herself-out-1538196076/ Scientists unlock mystery of out-of-body experiences (aka astral trips) http://cleantechnica.com/2014/03/08/new-artificial-leaf-solves-solar-energy-storage-problem/ New Bionic Leaf Could Solve Solar Energy Storage Problem Quadcopter HD video of dolphin stampede and whales – shows how drones can be used for good things http://motherboard.vice.com/blog/hackingteam-uses-us-servers-to-enable-governments-to-target-dissidents-and-journ HackingTeam Used US Servers To Enable Other Governments’ Sketchy Spying

Sunday Morning News 2/16/14

http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/02/16/us-usa-kickstarter-idUSBREA1F03320140216?feedType=RSS&feedName=technologyNews Kickstarter was hacked, and some personal info was compromised but not credit card info. http://www.engadget.com/2014/02/16/google-acquires-slicklogin-sound-passwords/?ncid=rss_truncated Google acquires startup SlickLogin which uses inaudible sound to act as a password replacing the traditional typed password. http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/02/16/us-radiation-leak-newmexico-idUSBREA1F06Y20140216?feedType=RSS&feedName=topNews Possible radiation leak at New Mexico military nuclear waste site http://america.aljazeera.com/articles/2014/2/16/more-than-200-minerstrappedinsouthafricanillegalshaft.html More than 200 miners trapped in illegal South African […]

Coal plant accident spews coal ash into North Carolina river

Just last month, Duke Energy insisted there was no reason to clean up its coal-ash piles. Oops. Coal plant accident spews coal ash into North Carolina river

For 20 Years the Nuclear Launch Code at US Minuteman Silos Was 00000000

Today I found out that during the height of the Cold War, the US military put such an emphasis on a rapid response to an attack on American soil, that to minimize any foreseeable delay in launching a nuclear missile, for nearly two decades they intentionally set the launch codes at every silo in the […]