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German Test Reveals That Magnetic Fields Are Pushing the EM Drive

'Researchers in Germany have performed an independent, controlled test of the infamous EM Drive with an unprecedented level of precision,' writes PvtVoid. 'The result? The thrust is coming from interactions with the Earth's magnetic field.' From the repor (rss.slashdot)

Trump Ignores Inconvenient Security Rules To Keep Tweeting On His iPhone, Says Report

According to Politico, \President Donald Trump uses a White House cellphone that isn\t equipped with sophisticated security features designed to shield his communications.\ The decision is \a departure from the practice of his predecessors that potentiall (rss.slashdot)

How to Restore Your Mental Energy

Remaining calm will help you manage your energy so that it does not drain as quickly. However, there will be times when you are drained and need to restore mental energy levels. Managing mental energy means knowing [ ... ]The post How to Restore Your Men (brainworldmagazine)

C is not a low-level language

In the wake of the recent Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities, it's worth spending some time looking at root causes. Both of these vulnerabilities involved processors speculatively executing instructions past some kind of access check and allowing the at (osnews)

New Processor Vulnerability Discovered

Microsoft and Google Project Zero researchers announced today a new category of processor vulnerability known as a speculative execution side channel vulnerability, or Speculative Store Bypass, that is closely related to the Spectre Variant 1 vulnerabilit (hardocp)

Summoners of web tsunamis have moved to layer 7, says Cloudflare

DDoS launchers increasingly target application processes instead of flooding networksAttackers have noticed that the world is getting better at fending off massive distributed denial-of-service attacks, and are trying to overwhelm application processes i (register)

Eating at Night and Sleeping by Day Swiftly Alters Key Blood Proteins

Researchers report proteins associated with immunity and metabolism can become disrupted following just one simulated night shift. (feedproxy.google)

Music, Rhythm, and the Brain

Music is part of our life. Music has had deep roots in human culture throughout history. Listening to, enjoying, or playing music sometimes gives us pleasure, sadness, comfort, and even touches us deeply, causing life-changing experiences. Why does music (brainworldmagazine)


FolderMill monitors a folder and automatically prints or converts to PDF, JPG or TIFF all new documents and image files. System administrator defines special 'Hot folders' for monitoring and sets Actions to be performed. After this all employees in the of (shellcity)

Boeing's Folding Wingtips Get the FAA Green Light

Boeing received FAA approval today for its folding wingtips, which will let the planes stop at airport gates big enough to accommodate typical 777 models. 'Once the 777X lands, the wingtips will rotate until they point upwards,' reports Engadget. 'Bloombe (rss.slashdot)

The 50 best FPS on PC

The best shooters endure. While the state of the art moves on in other genres and leaves old designs in the dust, it& (feedproxy.google)

View iOS, Android Content on Windows 10 PCs With 'Your Phone'

For the second year running, Microsoft is ramping up tie-ins between iOS and Android mobile devices and Windows 10. At its annual Build developer conference, the software giant's corporate vice president for Windows, Joe Belfiore, announced that a key (feedproxy.google)

Why is Windows ZIP support stuck at the turn of the century?

I've got two fun The Old New Thing stories for you today, starting with a story about Windows' ZIP file support.Every so often, a customer will ask whether Windows Compressed Folders (Zip folders) supports something fancy like AES encryption, and we ha (osnews)

2019 Hyundai Veloster is all grown up, but still a bit weird - Roadshow

It's better to drive, it's easier on the eyes and it's still just a little bit off the beaten path. (feedproxy.google)

11 new and notable Android apps from the last week (5/15/18 - 5/21/18)

Welcome to the roundup of the best new Android applications that went live in the Play Store or were spotted by us in the previous week or so.Please wait for this page to load in full in order to see the widgets, which include ratings and pricing info. (feedproxy.google)

Boeing 777X jetliner folding wing design gets FAA approval

The Federal Aviation Administration has approved Boeing& (feeds.slashgear)

Dystonia ? a heterogeneous clinical and treatment landscape

Dystonia is a little known syndrome which is estimated to affect at least 70,000 people in the UK. For Dystonia Awareness Week (5 May ? 13 May 2018), we asked Dr. Ritesh Ramdhani, Editorial Board Member for Journal of Clinical Movement Disorders, to tell (blogs.biomedcentral)

Micron Announces 7.68TB SSD ? Micron 5210 ION w/ 3D QLC NAND Flash

Today at Micron?s Analyst and Investor?s event, Micron unveiled that the industry?s first QLC SSD is already shipping to select customers. The 5210 ION SSD harnesses Micron?s 3D QLC NAND to target read-intensive workloads in artificial intelligence and th (legitreviews)

Asteroid From Another Star System Found Orbiting Wrong Way Near Jupiter

Astronomers have spotted an asteroid orbiting our sun in the opposite (retrograde) direction to the planets. The 2-mile-wide asteroid, known as 2015 BZ509, is the first 'interstellar immigrant' from beyond our solar system to remain, according to the stud (rss.slashdot)

Swedish Academia Is No Meritocracy [Aardvarchaeology]

After almost 14 mostly dismal years on the academic job market, I find it a consolation to read an opinion piece in Times Higher Education under the headline & (feedproxy.google)

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