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Aug 14, 2019

Hackers Take on DARPA’s $10 Million Voting Machine

Posted by in categories: government, security

For the last two years, hackers have come to the Voting Village at the Defcon security conference in Las Vegas to tear down voting machines and analyze them for vulnerabilities. But this year’s village features a fancy new target: a prototype of a so-called secure voting machine, created through a $10 million project at the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency. You know it better as DARPA, the government’s mad science wing.

Aug 14, 2019

6 Extinct Animals That Could Be Brought Back to Life

Posted by in category: existential risks

There are some extinct species — such as the woolly mammoth, shown above — that may be brought back to life if scientists can overcome some practical hurdles and thorny ethical questions. This gallery shows six of the species that researchers talked about reviving at a March 2013 forum called TEDxDeExtinction in Washington, D.C.

This photo shows a museum worker inspecting a replica of a woolly mammoth.

Thylacines, or Tasmanian tigers, were found throughout most of the Australian island of Tasmania before Europeans settled there in 1803.

Aug 14, 2019

Phoenix Earthship features a food garden and jungle in off-grid fashion

Posted by in category: food

The Phoenix Earthship is a self-sustaining microclimate that features a fish pond, jungle, turtles, birds, a chicken coop and off-grid lodgings. See more.

Aug 14, 2019

Sony Patent: Contact Lenses Taking Pictures and Recording Videos When You Blink — With Nicola Tesla Technology

Posted by in category: nanotechnology

We can probably all agree on one thing: that technological gadgets are becoming smaller and smaller by the day. Now, contact lenses are getting smarter – well soon – and all thanks to nanotechnology.

Aug 14, 2019

This Hydroponic Farm Is Run Entirely By Robots

Posted by in categories: food, internet, robotics/AI, sustainability

Iron Ox has just opened its first fully automated farm in San Carlos, California. The company claims that their hydroponic system can produce 30 times the yield per acre of land comparing to traditional farms, while using 90% less water.

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Aug 14, 2019

Scotland Enters Vertical Farming with Total Automation

Posted by in categories: food, robotics/AI

Another Vertical Garden post from Amber. Read more about this topic on Garden Culture Magazine.

Aug 14, 2019

Applications of Magnetic Water Technology in Farming and Agriculture Development: A Review of Recent Advances

Posted by in categories: biotech/medical, food

Department of medical physics, ahvaz jundishapur university of medical sciences, ahvaz, iran.

Faculty of medicine, Department of Anatomical Sciences, Semnan University of Medical Sciences, Semnan, Iran.

Aug 14, 2019

Magnetic Water Technology | Soil Permeability | Reduce Soil Salinity, Reducing Salinity In Soil | Scale Removal

Posted by in category: health

Magnation manufactures magnetic water treatment systems for improving: water flow, water/soil quality, yields, plant health, productivity.

Aug 14, 2019

Underground Farm Produces 2 Tons Of Food A Month

Posted by in categories: food, sustainability

This is Growing Underground, it’s an underground farm founded in 2012 by Richard Ballard and Steven Dring.

The farm sits inside a WWII bomb shelter. Eight of these shelters were built across London during the war, and they were each built to house around 8,000 people.

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Aug 14, 2019

Underground bomb shelter converted into hydroponic farm in London (Video)

Posted by in categories: food, sustainability

A hi-tech hydroponic farm is producing fresh, leafy greens right in the heart of London, 100 feet below ground.