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Hacking websites: cross site request forgery

There are three major ways to hack a website: sql injection, cross site scripting and cross site request forgery. I published a post about sql injection and cross site scripting recently and now let’s see what this third attack is all about. Tom Scott explains that for this third attack to work a malitious hacker […]

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How does the future of computer science look like? [infographic]

The future of computer science looks pretty much amazing with things like carbon nanotube computers or phoneblocks, phones made of easy replaceable blocks. The future will bring us also devices that can be controlled with our mind by using EEG tech or things like paper tab, a flexible tablet that won’t break when bent. Read […]

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The Worls is not the way your know it: Vsauce about maps

Did you know that Greenland is way smaller in reality than we actually see it on many maps? You see is as being about the size of Africa, but you’re wrong. This is because most of the maps we see today are using the Mercator system, a system that preserves shape, but greatly increases the […]

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Do you die of thirst? Not really. Scishow explains: you die of cardiac arrest

If you do not drink water for 2-3 days, you die. But do you die of thirst or not? Well, you die of cardiac arrest. When mor than 10% of the water in your body is gone you are severe dehydrated and the body loses it’s electrolytes. The electrolytes are ions from the cells and […]

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ESO 2014 Calendar is here

As 2013 is ending ESO has already prepared the ESO 2014 calendar and has, as always, breathtaking pictures of stars, sky, galaxies, and of the observatories that it manages. 14 pages of awesomeness await you in this PDF here. Print it, copy it, share it, love it. On the cover image you can see the […]

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Badass Romanian Monster Truck: Ghe-O Rescue

Ok, is Marauder‘s little brother and it’s less than 1/3 of a Marauder price tag: around 150 000 euros. The Ghe-O Rescue, specifically created for rescue missions, truck can transport 11 people and is an all-terrain wonder. Created by Romanian off-road racing fans Robert Oprea & Cristian Vlad this rescue vehicle can roam trough the […]

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Just yawn and get a free coffee

The guys at Douwe Egberts have created a nice coffee dispenser which can detect if you’re yawning and then it given you a free coffee. Neat trick, great publicity stunt and an even better future for me, as a coffee drinker. Yay for such inventions. Seen this video thanks to Vsauce 2 list of Mind […]

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Scientists can hack our brain now!

ASAP Science tells us that scientists can hack the brains of some animals right now and even humans can be subjects to such experiments. The principle is easy at its core: id the region of the brain that sends specific commands, like walking to the left, and then stimulate those regions. People will behave the […]

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Levitate and melt aluminum using a coil

A couple of Russians did an extremely interesting experiment: they levitated and melted aluminum sample weighing 2.6 g. They used a power inverter of1.6 kW, with frequency of 204 kHz and temperature peaks of about 1200C. What happens there are two things: levitation and melting. Levitation is generated by the fact that any substance it […]

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3 Sweep: unbelievable software that extracts 3D models from a single photo and manipulates them

In the video called 3-Sweep: Extracting Editable Objects from a Single Photo, SIGGRAPH ASIA 2013 Tao Chen, Zhe Zhu, Ariel Shamir, Shi-Min Hu and Daniel Cohen show off a software that is able to take a single photo, get the 3D object out of it and then manipulate it like it’s nothing. This incredible software […]

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