What “Narcos” Gets Wrong About the War on Drugs

What "Narcos" Gets Wrong About the War on Drugs

The Netflix show distorts history and misrepresents the conflict

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The police want to see your entire internet history

The police want to see your entire internet history

Police are to be given the power to view everyone’s entire internet history in a new surveillance bill to be published next week, according to reports. The proposed legislation will make it a legal requirement for telecoms and internet service providers to retain all of the web browsing history for all customers for a period of 12 months, according to the Daily Telegraph.

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New design points a path to the ‘ultimate’ battery

New design points a path to the ‘ultimate’ battery

Lithium-oxygen batteries have been touted as the ‘ultimate’ battery due to their theoretical energy density, which is ten times that of a lithium-ion battery. The demonstrator relies on a highly porous, ‘fluffy’ carbon electrode made from graphene.

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With 12% Of Comcast Customers Now Broadband Capped, Comcast Declares It’s Simply Spreading ‘Fairness’

With 12% Of Comcast Customers Now Broadband Capped, Comcast Declares It's Simply Spreading 'Fairness'

Comcast continues to expand its usage cap "trial" into the company's less competitive markets, hitting these lucky customers with a 300 GB monthly usage cap. These users also now face a $10 per 50 GB overage fee should they cross this…

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The City That Has Its Own Operating System

The City That Has Its Own Operating System

The Internet of Things is advancing on a metropolitan scale, with citywide sensors able to track everything from pollution to crime. In the UK, the Bristol Is Open project is a pioneering effort to connect all these streams of data into one “programmable city.”

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Ion Engine Breakthrough Could Take Us To Mars At A Fraction Of The Fuel

Ion Engine Breakthrough Could Take Us To Mars At A Fraction Of The Fuel

A group of French physicists has optimized a type of ion thruster to significantly extend its lifetime: the new development made it sturdy enough to be able withstand a long trip into deep space. Such a thruster would require 100 million times less fuel than common thrusters that use chemical reactions to propel a spacecraft forward.

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