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Kyrie Irving observing Ramadan

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Kyrie Irving’s recent conversion puts a spotlight on athletes observing Ramadan By Religion News Service  Updated May 7, 2021, 6:25pm MDT Share this story Share this on Facebook (opens in new window) Share this on Twitter (opens in new window) SHAREAll sharing options Brooklyn Nets guard Kyrie Irving handles the ball during an NBA basketball game against the Dallas Mavericks […]

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Oracle technology is used by the police and military in China.

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HOW A CHINESE SURVEILLANCE BROKER BECAME ORACLE’S “PARTNER OF THE YEAR” A network of local resellers helps funnel Oracle technology to the police and military in China. Mara Hvistendahl April 22 2021, 12:30 p.m. A cyclist rides past a signage displayed outside Oracle’s building at Zhongguancun Software Park on Aug. 30, 2020, in Beijing. Photo: VCG via […]

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Zoom helps governments like China to censor people

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ow Zoom violated its own terms of service for access to China’s market Like global tech companies before it, Zoom caved to the Chinese government, even when it meant overlooking basic human rights. Zoom helps people connect — but it also helps governments like China’s surveil and censor people.Andrew Lichtenstein / Corbis via Getty Images […]

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Revolutionary nano-diamond batteries last for ever

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Interview: The NDB team on its revolutionary nano-diamond batteries By Loz Blain August 25, 2020 Facebook Twitter Flipboard LinkedIn Nano diamond batteries: each one generates its own power for decades, even millennia, using recycled nuclear waste safely packaged in crash-proof, tamper-proof diamond NDB VIEW 3 IMAGES   A cheap, safe, self-charging battery that delivers high power […]

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Sync your calendar with the solar system

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Sync your calendar with the solar system     Add the calendar on Google  (We won’t save any of your private information when you add this calendar to your device.)   September 22 Autumnal equinox The autumnal equinox is one of two points in Earth’s orbit where the sun creates equal periods of daytime and nighttime […]

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KIDS MAY BE USING LAPTOPS MADE WITH FORCED LABOR THIS FALL

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KIDS MAY BE USING LAPTOPS MADE WITH FORCED LABOR THIS FALL The Lenovo computers were manufactured under a Chinese government program to provide cheap labor from persecuted Uyghurs. Mara Hvistendahl, Lee Fang August 21 2020, 2:30 p.m.   THE ONGOING PERSECUTION by the Chinese government of Uyghur Muslims is far from a distant problem. Recent reporting has identified […]

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With Ultralight Lithium-Sulfur Batteries, Electric Airplanes Could Finally Take Off



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With Ultralight Lithium-Sulfur Batteries, Electric Airplanes Could Finally Take Off

 Oxis Energy’s design promises outstanding energy density, manufacturability, and safety By Mark Crittenden Advertisement Editor’s Picks Long-lasting Lithium-Sulfur Battery Promises to Double EV Range Lithium-Sulfur Battery Project Aims to Double the Range of Electric Airplanes An Electric Car Battery That Will Get You From Paris to […]

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Wigner’s Quantum paradox points to shaky foundations of reality

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re on mailto   Not just “philosophical mumbo-jumbo”: An experiment shows how facts may depend on the observer.   DAVIDE BONAZZI/SALZMAN ART Quantum paradox points to shaky foundations of reality By George MusserAug. 17, 2020 , 11:20 AM Nearly 60 years ago, the Nobel Prize–winning physicist Eugene Wigner captured one of the many oddities of quantum […]

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Malappuram to Kashmir on a Bike

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Malappuram , (the fastest growing city in the world) to Ladakh Muhammed Sahal Pallipurath and Muhammad Majid Sahli (Maaji) It was the realization of a long and precious dream; we (self and Maaji) started our journey with a rented Royal Enfield Electra standard bike from Malappuram in Gods own country. The journey was almost cancelled […]