Nuclear Detection By Cellphone

Nuclear Detection By Cellphone 

Researchers at Purdue University are working on tech that will turn every cellphone into a roaming nuclear weapon sniffer and are lobbying Congress to legally require cellphone users and carriers to participate. The Distributed Nuclear Detection by Ubiquitous Cellphone project would be kind of like the massive cellphone dragnet in The Dark Knight, but it would look for terrorists sneaking dirty bombs and nuclear weapons instead of the Joker.

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China Building Reactionless Space Thruster

China Building Reactionless Space Thruster 

While NASA is having problems reaching milestones for their new Ares rockets-the conventional rocket that will get the US to the Moon and Mars-China is actually trying to build a reactionless space thruster like the ones used by Cylon Basestars. Yes, that’s science fiction, but the engine is theoretically possible. And I don’t know about you, but anything that looks this cool and says “Magnetron” on its plans is good enough for me:

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Top 7 Tech Myths

Top 7 Tech Myths

 Just because its a myth doesn’t mean its wrong, right?

What’s common between the Lochness monster, Yeti and radiation from PC monitor causing cancer? Well, they all are myths! One of the long timer in the list of tech related myths is switching off power without shutting down damages the PC.

Also, many believe that as their email account is password-proof it can never be hacked. Well, with no grounding there are many such myths that haunt the tech world. Here we bring you some of the most common myths that most people think are true.

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