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Woman gets out of DUI because her body made her drunk against her will

January 16, 2016 - 3:04 pm in Science

  People try to get out of DUI tickets all the time by claiming they only had a few drinks or saying the breathalyzer malfunctioned, but a teacher from upstate New York has a novel excuse. She had a BAC four times the legal limit when stopped, but she…

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Mind reading viable as scientists reconstruct speech from brain activity

June 21, 2015 - 12:23 am in Science

Being able to read someone’s mind has both very good and very bad connotations. We can’t do it yet, but science has taken us a big step forward this…

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Tool developed that hacks those evil Windows support phone scammers

September 19, 2014 - 6:53 pm in News

Here’s a tip to anyone out there that’s thinking about running a Windows tech support phone scam. Don’t target an InfoSec pro’s family, because…

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Google is hiring Fiber sales staff in NYC

April 14, 2014 - 7:30 pm in News

There are two types of people when it comes to Google Fiber: people who have it and people who want it. Unfortunately, there are a lot more of the latter while Google slowly picks places to deploy its sweet, sweet gigabit internet connections. An update to…