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This Website Streams Camera Footage from Users Who Didn't Change Their Password

Last week, I sat at my computer and watched a young man from Hong Kong relaxing on his laptop; an Israeli woman tidying the changing room in a clothes store; and an elderly woman in the UK watching TV.All of these people were completely unaware that I ... [Published Motherboard Magazine - 16 mins ago]
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​Exclusive: Arctic Drone Footage of a Melting, Human-Stained Greenland

This is what it looks like to fly a drone over the vast expanse of icy, but thawing and human-stained Greenland.Thank glaciologist Jason Box for the Arctic bird’s-eye view of one of the most serene, alien landscapes on the planet. Box spends much of his ... [Published Motherboard Magazine - 16 mins ago]
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Earth's Oceans May Actually Be as Old as Earth Itself

They may berising, acidifying, and filled with plastics , but we know, definitively, that Earth’s oceans do, in fact, exist. The thing is, however, we don’t really know when or how they got here. But a new study suggests that they may be as old as Earth ... [Published Motherboard Magazine - 20 hours ago]
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Out of 'Necessity,' a Dozen Will Face Jail Over Wall St. Climate Protest

After last month’s People’s Climate March, in which 400,000 people  marched for greater awareness of climate change , several thousand people descended on lower Manhattan for the event’s more radical cousin: Flood Wall Street .The largely peaceful protest ... [Published Motherboard Magazine - 21 hours ago]
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Finally, A Useful Way To Recycle Sex Toys

Americans love sex toys—we spend  $15 billion on them every year. But when we’re done using them, we don’t have much recourse other than to dump them into landfills. Fortunately, researchers in China have developed a new technique for recycling silicone, ... [Published Motherboard Magazine - 2 hours ago]
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Check Out This 'Ghost Light' From Horribly Mangled Dead Galaxies

A long time ago in a galaxy cluster far away, some gruesome gravitational dismemberment went down. The scene was Abell 2744, nicknamed “Pandora’s Cluster.” Located four billion light years from Earth , the cluster is enormous, containing about 500 galaxies ... [Published Motherboard Magazine - 5 hours ago]
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We Finally Know Why Scratching an Itch Makes It Worse

“Scratching is one of the sweetest gratifications of nature,” the 16th-century French philosopher  Michel de Montaigne once wrote . “But repentance follows too annoyingly close at its heels.” Never has there been a more agreeable piece of philosophy: ... [Published Motherboard Magazine - 22 hours ago]
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This Is the Crater NASA Made When It Smashed a Spacecraft Into the Moon

While the focus was onspaceships crashing back to Earth , NASA just announced that it had finally found where it had hit the Moon six months ago.The space agency announced that its Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter spotted the crater that the Lunar Atmosphere ... [Published Motherboard Magazine - Oct 30 2014]
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Denmark Plans to Be Coal-Free in 10 Years, Totally Clean-Powered in 35

Denmark is a small, rich, very industrialized nation—it's home to corporate behemoths like Maersk and Lego—that also happens to an unparalleled pioneer in clean energy.Earlier this year, the nation’s leadership announced that it planned to run its economy ... [Published Motherboard Magazine - 19 hours ago]
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New Evidence Shows Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, a 'Made Up Disease,' May Be Real

Image: M/ Wikimedia CommonsPeople thought to have chronic fatigue syndrome aren’t just tired. The  estimated one million Americans it affects can have various  symptoms including insomnia, loss of concentration, and joint and muscle pain. At its most ... [Published Motherboard Magazine - 22 hours ago]
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Supersonic Laser Rockets Are One Step Closer to Reality

No vision of the future is complete without laser-powered spaceships zipping around the galaxy. Thanks to a study published in Applied Optics yesterday, it looks like we’re one step closer to that dream coming true.The study’s authors propose a model ... [Published Motherboard Magazine - 21 hours ago]
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When Will Humans Live on Mars?

It's a bit of a strange thing to think about, but the Earth is going to die someday. Given enough years, nothing is permanent, and this beautiful rock we're riding around the universe is no exception.And so we come to one of the biggest existential questions ... [Published Motherboard Magazine - 23 hours ago]

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Some types of low-grade silicone can be broken down to their chemical components and reused, he added, "but the methods are of high cost and processes are complicated.”"
"There's about a 95 percent chance that [California] will be powered by 100 percent clean energy" he said. Jacobson, who also touts a global roadmap to clean energy dominion, is considered extremely bullish...
...of that is that life on our planet could have started to begin very early," Sune Nielsen, one of Marschall’s coauthors, said in a statement. "Knowing that water came early to the inner solar system also means that the other inner planets could have been wet early and evolved life before they became the harsh environments they are today."
"It is socially irresponsible to arrest protesters when we really should arrest climate profiteers on Wall Street" defendant Krytle Holmes said

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