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U.S. State Department Tells Defense Distributed To Take Down 3-D Printed Gun Plans

Defense Distributed, the Texas company that created the plans for the Liberator, a 3-D-printed gun, have received a letter to take the plans down from the internet, reports Betabeat. If you’re wondering why the State Depa...
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Did Earth And The Moon Get Their Water From The Same Place?

Since a suite of spacecraft confirmed abundant water on the moon in the past few years, scientists have wondered how it got there. Could it have come from comets, dusty snowballs making their way toward the sun and melting? Cou...
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Snapchat Is More Important Than Hacks And Sexting Teens

Snapchat, a messaging service which allows users to send photos and videos that self-destruct after a few seconds, has a flaw deep in its DNA. This morning, a 24-year-old named Richard Hickman, of Decipher Forensics, a company ...
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This Sound Camera Could Help You Fix Your Car

You’re driving around, when you hear a weird rattling noise coming out of your car. Even if you know your way around an engine, you don’t know exactly where the problem is coming from, which makes it tough to fix. S...
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A California State Senator Is Trying To Outlaw 3-D Printed Guns

California State Senator Leland Yee (who represents the western part of San Francisco) announced that he will pursue outlawing 3-D-printed weaponry, in the wake of the first 3-D-printed gun to be successfully fired. This weeken...
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Found: Proof That Seafloor Bacteria Ate Radioactive Supernova Dust

The late Carl Sagan said it best on his TV show Cosmos: “We’re made of star-stuff.” He meant that atoms which make up our bodies—and everything around us—formed when giant stars blew up billions of years a...
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FBI To Internet Providers: Spy For Us Or Face A $25,000 Fine

A new FBI proposal would compel internet communications companies to hand over information–or pay a fine. Existing wiretap law is almost 20 years old and doesn’t capture the nuances of modern internet use. The Commu...
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8 Signs That Girl You Met On The Internet Is Fake

That widowed Ukrainian engineer you just met on your favorite dating website? She’s probably a scammer. Scam dating profiles are more likely to say they are Catholic; from Nigeria, the Ukraine or the Philippines; widowed ...
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U.S. Navy Spends $37 Billion On A Ship That Barely Works

The Littoral Combat Ship was supposed to anchor the Navy of the future. Instead, a report obtained by Bloomberg News reveals a program plagued by problems, high costs, and an inability to meet even simple docking requirements. ...
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