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Science Graphic of the Week: Rising Sea Levels Show Strange Patterns

Wired - Top Stories - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 6:30am

Two ocean systems that once rose and fell out of synch with each other are now rising in tandem.

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EBay’s Plan to Reinvent Retail Shopping With Magic Mirrors

Wired - Top Stories - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 6:30am

Though most consumers still think of eBay strictly as online shopping, the company's official corporate mission is to become a venue for all commerce---and that means integrating with the physical world.

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Watch GE Test Its Jet Engines by Putting Them Through Hell

Wired - Top Stories - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 6:30am

Manufacturers run tests that are as straightforward as they are awesome: They turn on the jets and start throwing things in there.

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This Artist’s Images Integrate Code From Malware Like Stuxnet and Flame

Wired - Top Stories - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 6:30am

James Hoff's art glitches music and images with malware like NSA-created Stuxnet and the ILOVEYOU viruses.

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Australia Elaborates On a New Drift Model To Find MH370

Slashdot - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 5:23am
hcs_$reboot writes Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 disappeared on Saturday, 8 March 2014, while flying from Malaysia to Beijing with 239 people on board. And 8 months later, after millions of dollars invested in a gigantic search operation, there is still no sign of the aircraft. Now, Australia is developing a new model to predict where the debris of the missing MH370 could wash up. Authorities had initially predicted that the plane's wreckage could drift and come ashore on Indonesia's West Sumatra island after about 4 months of Flight MH370's disappearance. "We are currently working... to see if we can get an updated drift model for a much wider area where there might be possibilities of debris washing ashore," search co-ordinator Peter Foley told reporters in Perth.

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