Violence
Ancient Greek Murder Victim Died with Weirdly Perfect Circle in Chest  LIVE SCIENCE · 13 hours
About 2,000 years ago, a heavily muscled man was murdered on a Greek island. The killer drove a seven-pointed spear into the man's chest with such... more
Jacinda Ardern leads effort to curb online extremism  BBC · 21 hours
New Zealand and France will host a summit aimed at curbing the use of social media to promote terrorism. more
New Zealand and France to call for an end to online terror  ABC NEWS · 23 hours
New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and French President Emmanuel Macron will host a meeting in Paris next month seeking to eliminate acts of... more
1969 Moon Landing Heads Up ABC Documentary Series About That Memorable Year in the US  SPACE.COM · 2 days
A new documentary series about the tumultuous year 1969 shows how the first human moon landing fit into... more
Blocking social networks after terrorist attacks can do more harm than good  THE VERGE · 2 days
Imagine for a moment that you run a small country prone to outbreaks of sectarian violence. Terrorist attacks hit a series of churches and... more
Sri Lanka blocks social media following attacks  Sky News · 2 days
The Sri Lankan government has blocked social media in the country to "ease tensions" following Easter Sunday's deadly terror attacks. more
Quantum-material-based proton-irradiation-immune electronics for space travel  nanowerk · 3 days
Proton radiation damage is an important failure mechanism for electronic devices in near-Earth orbits and deep space. The future of space exploration depends crucially on the development of new electronic technologies that are immune to space... more
Game of Thrones, season 8: All the Westeros drama, in photos - CNET  CNET · 3 days
Joyous moments interspersed with complete bloody terror. Yep, that's how it goes in Westeros. more
Room temperature polariton lasing in quantum heterostructure nanocavities  Science Magazine · 5 days
Ultralow-threshold coherent light emitters can be achieved through lasing from exciton-polariton condensates, but this generally requires sophisticated device structures and cryogenic temperatures. Polaritonic nanolasers operating at room temperature lie on the crucial... more
Game of Thrones season 8: All the Westeros drama, in pictures - CNET  CNET · 5 days
Joyous moments interspersed with complete bloody terror. Yep, that's how it goes in Westeros. more
Uber Unveils Safety Measures After College Student's Murder  Gadgets 360 · 6 days
Uber Technologies said it was rolling out new safety features to help riders avoid fake rideshare drivers. more
Oklahoma City bombing 'Survivor Tree' DNA to live on  ABC NEWS · 6 days
Oklahoma City is using science and technology to sustain the DNA of a tree symbolizing hope 24 years after the deadliest act of domestic terrorism on US soil more
Uber, Lyft implement new safety measures  TechCrunch · 6 days
Uber and Lyft instituted new safety features and policies this week. The move follows the death of Samantha Josephson, a student at the University of South Carolina, who was kidnapped and murdered in late March. She... more
New Uber program aims to boost rider safety on college campuses - CNET  CNET · 6 days
Initiative is in response to the murder of a college student who mistakenly got into a car she thought was her Uber... more
New study finds family violence is often poorly understood in faith communities  PHYS.ORG · 7 days
We learned this month that Prime Minister Scott Morrison has pledged A$10 million in the federal budget for couples counselling and mediation for families... more
Not now, not ever: Working with domestic violence  PHYS.ORG · 7 days
A textbook designed to prepare students to work with victims and perpetrators of domestic violence has been published by a University of Queensland researcher. more
Binge-watching news of terror attacks creates a vicious cycle  THE VERGE · 1 week
Watching wall-to-wall coverage of domestic terrorism can cause people to develop symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder. Those symptoms,... more
Aggressive new terrorist content regulation passes EU vote  THE VERGE · 1 week
European Union lawmakers today approved controversial legislation that would require platforms to take down terrorist content within one hour of... more
The Game Boy turns 30  THE VERGE · 1 week
On April 21st, 1989, Nintendo unleashed the Game Boy on the world, forever changing video games. The unassuming gray brick may not have been a technical... more
Worse Than Death is a high school reunion from hell  THE VERGE · 1 week
High school reunions exist for adults so that they can revisit their teenage angst and compare... more
Works With Ring unites your smart devices and home security system  Windows Central · 1 week
Ring has never been better. Ring has announced a new Certified addition to the Works With Ring program, which gives certain items that already pair on... more
AI blind spots exposed after YouTube’s Notre Dame-9/11 flub  Global News · 1 week
An automated system at YouTube attached background information about the Sept. 11 terror attacks in New York to livestream videos of the fire. more
Amazon UK is littered with suspicious reviews, report claims  THE VERGE · 1 week
Thousands of suspicious reviews have been discovered on top-rated products on Amazon UK, propelling devices from relatively unknown... more
YouTube accidentally links Notre-Dame fire to 9/11 attacks  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
A YouTube fact-check feature which is meant to tackle misinformation accidentally tagged live broadcasts of a fire engulfing Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris with details about the 9/11 terror attacks. more
Apple Hires New Head of Documentaries for Apple TV+  MacRumors · 1 week
Apple has hired Molly Thompson, founder of A&E Indie Films, as its new head of documentaries, reports Variety.... more
YouTube shows 9/11 link on live videos of unrelated Notre Dame fire  THE VERGE · 1 week
A fire has broken out at the iconic Notre Dame Cathedral today, and as you’d expect, many news networks are offering live coverage of... more
Study: 90% of teens killed by an intimate partner are girls  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Intimate partner homicide among teens does occur and 90 percent of the victims are girls, according to a new study in JAMA Pediatrics. more
Original Content podcast: Making sense of the surreal terrors in Jordan Peele’s ‘Us’  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
Jordan Peele fans who go to his latest film “Us” hoping to find another “Get Out” may be disappointed: Where Peele’s directorial... more
Despite recent spate of knife crime, UK sees decline in serious violence  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Despite the recent spate of knife violence and homicide in some UK cities, the number of people injured in serious violence in England and... more
Internet Archive denies hosting 'terrorist' content  BBC · 2 weeks
Europol has sent 550 "false" demands to the site asking for "propaganda" to be removed immediately. more
Archive.org hit with hundreds of false terrorist content notices from EU  THE VERGE · 2 weeks
Nations around the world are cracking down on online terrorist content, introducing legislation that... more
Teens exploring sexuality online experience health and safety risks  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Teens spend hours every day on internet-connected devices, where limitless opportunities to explore sexuality online. more
Backpackers are worried about using mobile devices in Ghana  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Backpacking emerged in the 1970s as a low cost form of travel that allowed particularly young people to explore the world without spending too much money. more
Domestic violence homicides appear be on the rise—study suggests that guns are the reason  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Since the early 1990s, the number of murders had been steadily dropping. Then in 2015, it jumped up, and it... more
One-hour terrorist takedowns backed by EU parliament’s civil liberties committee  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
The European Parliament’s civil liberties committee (Libe) voted yesterday to back proposed legislation for a one-hour takedown rule for online terrorist content which critics argue will force websites... more
Facebook, Google face widening crackdown over online content  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Tech giants like Facebook and Google came under increasing pressure in Europe on Monday when countries proposed stricter rules to force them to block extreme material such as terrorist propaganda and child... more
The UK may make tech companies clean up social media's cesspools video - CNET  CNET · 2 weeks
From The 3:59 show: A proposed plan would hold social networks responsible if they fail to remove things like terrorist... more
Facebook and Google could face a new regulator under proposed UK plan  THE VERGE · 2 weeks
In a detailed proposal released today, the United Kingdom laid out a plan for more closely regulating the tech industry, which is the latest... more
AI systems should be accountable, explainable, and unbiased, says EU  THE VERGE · 2 weeks
The European Union today published a set of guidelines on how companies and governments should develop... more
The Latest: EU committee OKs terror content takedown rule  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
A European Union lawmakers' committee has approved a proposal to fine internet companies if they don't remove terrorist content within one hour of being notified by authorities. more
U.K. considers direct regulation of social media companies  CBC · 2 weeks
The U.K. for the first time on Monday proposed direct regulation of social media companies, with senior executives potentially facing... more
UK considers direct regulation of social media companies  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
The U.K. has proposed directly regulating social media companies for the first time, with senior executives potentially facing fines if they fail to block damaging content such as terrorist propaganda or images... more
Hayabusa 2 Tries to Create Crater on Asteroid Ryugu by Dropping Bomb  ASTRO WATCH · 2 weeks
Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) scientists sent a signal to the Hayabusa 2 space probe on April 5 cueing it to drop a bomb... more
College students allegedly scammed Apple out of nearly $1M in iPhone replacements  THE VERGE · 3 weeks
Two Chinese engineering students in Oregon allegedly scammed Apple out of hundreds of thousands of dollars in iPhone replacements and are now facing criminal... more
No plans to delay livestreams despite NZ massacre: Facebook's Zuckerberg  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Facebook is working to prevent livestreams of terror attacks such as the one in New Zealand but it does not plan to introduce a delay on live feeds,... more
A woman's best friend – dogs and domestic violence  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
A new book, Companion Animals and Domestic Violence: Rescuing You, Rescuing Me, explores the role that dogs and other companion animals play in women's recovery from abuse, and the impacts... more
Australia could jail social media execs over violent posts  Sky News · 3 weeks
Australia is set to introduce new laws that could imprison social media executives if they allow violence to be streamed on their platforms, following the New Zealand terror attack. more
The world is turning against live streaming  THE VERGE · 3 weeks
On June 22nd, 2016, Democrats in the House of Representatives staged a sit-in on the floor of Congress. Days before, a man... more
The psychology behind solving cold case homicides  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Probing unsolved crimes from years or decades ago is a challenge for any police officer. But the task is made even more difficult because the very term "cold case" puts a dampener on expectations... more
Minimizing fuel explosions and fires from accidents and terrorist acts with polymers  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
When an act of terrorism or a vehicle or industrial accident ignites fuel, the resulting fire or explosion can be devastating. Today, scientists will... more
Brain scan evidence in criminal sentencing: A blessing and a curse  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Brain evidence is playing an increasing role in criminal trials in the United States. An analysis indicates that brain evidence such as MRI or CAT scans... more
Minimizing fuel explosions and fires from accidents and terrorist acts with polymers  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
When an act of terrorism or a vehicle or industrial accident ignites fuel, the resulting fire or explosion can be devastating. Today, scientists will... more
The Twilight Zone premiere makes my stand-up comedy nightmares too real - CNET  CNET · 3 weeks
Commentary: Jordan Peele's reboot starts with a comedy of terrors starring Kumail Nanjiani, and for a working comic like me, it's dead-on. more
Jordan Peele's Twilight Zone makes my stand-up comedy nightmares feel real - CNET  CNET · 3 weeks
Commentary: The Twilight Zone reboot starts with a comedy of terrors starring Kumail Nanjiani, and for a working comic like me, it's... more
German nurse charged with killing 6 of his patients  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
Munich prosecutors have charged a nurse with murder on allegations he killed six patients in his care with injections of insulin that they did not medically need more
Facebook is ‘exploring restrictions’ for live video after Christchurch attack  THE VERGE · 4 weeks
Earlier today, the New Zealand Herald published a letter from Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg, addressing how... more
New Australian laws could see social media execs jailed over terror images  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Australia pledged Saturday to introduce new laws that could see social media executives jailed and tech giants fined billions for failing to remove extremist... more
Russia police probe 'dark net' murder case  BBC · 4 weeks
Investigators are looking into claims that a killing was arranged and paid for via covert net forums. more
How to delay your Form Ds (or not file them at all)  TechCrunch · 4 weeks
Building a startup is incredibly tough. There are the constant ups and downs, the moments of sheer ambiguity and terror. And so, few moments... more
UTSA study documents war's casualty statistics, mortality trends and treatment advances  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Thousands of military service members lost their lives or were severely injured while serving our country during America's longest war, known as the Global War on... more
Incivility as a barrier to knowledge sharing in the ICT workplace  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
If people who work together don't have good interpersonal relationships, and more to the point, there is actual incivility between them, this can seriously impede the... more
New research explores graphene-silicon devices for photonics applications  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
If you use a smartphone, laptop, or tablet, then you benefit from research in photonics, the study of light. At the University of Delaware, a team led by Tingyi Gu, an assistant... more
New research explores graphene-silicon devices for photonics applications  nanowerk · 4 weeks
Researchers have engineered a silicon-graphene device that can transmit radiofrequency waves in less than a picosecond at a sub-terahertz bandwidth. more
Australia Threatens Facebook, Twitter, Google Executives With Jail Over Terror Images  Gadgets 360 · 4 weeks
Attorney-General Christian Porter said Australia government was "absolutely considering" the possibility of jail time for executives as it mulled new laws. more
New Zealand attack prompts Microsoft to call for united action  Windows Central · 4 weeks
Microsoft President Brad Smith argues for a united approach to countering violent content online in the wake of the recent terror attack in New Zealand. In the wake... more
Uber and Lyft roll out new safety measures in wake of college student’s murder
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