RINGS Propulsion Tech Uses Magnetic Fields to Move Spacecraft

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Researchers at the Space Power and Propulsion Laboratory at the University of Maryland have developed a solution called the Resonant Inductive Near-field Generation System, or RINGS for short. This is an electromagnetic propulsion technology that doesn’t require any of those individual satellites to carry around or use any sort of propellant.

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Hang Your Unused Power Cords with DCI Plug Out Plug Organizer

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We all have a habit of leaving things plugged into the wall, even when we don’t want to use them. I know this is the case with my phone charger. I just leave it there, so it’s really fast when I want to grab the other end of the USB cable for a top-up. But this creates the problem of vampire power and the wasting of electricity.

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Say Hello to One of the Strongest Magnetic Fields in the Universe

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There’s a particular kind of neutron star that’s called a magnetar. It’s basically a dead star that has collapsed on itself and the one of current interest is being called SGR 0418+5729 (memorable, I know). Since it’s a dead star that collapsed on itself, it’s very dense, having more mass than our sun, but only being about 20km across.

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“Hand of Thief” Trojan Invades Linux Computers, Steals Bannking Info

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A team of cyber-criminals from Russia have developed a Trojan for Linux and they’re calling it the “Hand of Thief.” As explained by security company RSA, the “Hand of Thief” malware is currently able to grab data from forms (both HTTP and HTTPS in a range of browsers) and it offers some backdoor capabilities

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Android 4.3 Jelly Bean Coming to Moto X “Soon” Via Carriers

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As you know, the Moto X should become available toward the end of this month, but it will ship initially with Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean. That being said, the Motorola Mobility CEO says that the Android 4.3 Jelly Bean update is almost ready for primetime and it should be pushed out soon.

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