Interesting Articles of the Day

The coming era of unlimited — and free — clean energy

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/innovations/wp/2014/09/19/the-coming-era-of-unlimited-and-free-clean-energy/

How Much of the Brain Can a Person Do Without?

http://www.popularmechanics.com/science/health/nueroscience/how-much-of-the-brain-can-a-person-do-without-17223085

Forget GMOs. The Future of Food Is Data–Mountains of It

http://www.wired.com/2014/09/ex-googler-using-big-data-model-creation-new-foods/

The ultimate comeback: Bringing the dead back to life

http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20140704-i-bring-the-dead-back-to-life

Mobile Phone Data Can Help Predict Crime a Month in Advance

http://motherboard.vice.com/read/mobile-phone-data-can-help-predict-crime-a-month-in-advance


Science Shows Something Surprising About People Who Love to Write: The benefits of writing go far beyond building up your vocabulary.

http://mic.com/articles/98348/science-shows-writers-have-a-serious-advantage-over-the-rest-of-us

Everything you ever wanted to know about the world’s billionaires

http://qz.com/267074/everything-you-ever-wanted-to-know-about-the-worlds-billionaires/

How your brain actually makes decisions while you sleep

http://www.washingtonpost.com/posteverything/wp/2014/09/17/your-brain-actually-makes-decisions-while-you-sleep/

A Pioneer as Elusive as His Particle

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/09/16/science/a-discoverer-as-elusive-as-his-particle-.html?ref=science

The Dark Web Gets Darker With Rise of the ‘Evolution’ Drug Market

http://www.wired.com/2014/09/dark-web-evolution/


We Are a Camera: Experience and memory in the age of GoPro.

http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2014/09/22/camera

How Gangs Took Over Prisons: Originally formed for self-protection, prison gangs have become the unlikely custodians of order behind bars—and of crime on the street

http://www.theatlantic.com/features/archive/2014/09/how-gangs-took-over-prisons/379330/

Mind games to beat bad behaviour on planes and trains

http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20140917-how-to-trick-terrible-travellers

The Incredible World of Bone Marrow Donation

https://medium.com/@vstesin/the-incredible-world-of-bone-marrow-donation-4e0f8f5333fa

Middle-School Dropout Codes Clever Chat Program That Foils NSA Spying

http://www.wired.com/2014/09/new-encrypted-chat-program-thwarts-nsa-eliminating-metadata/


How pickpockets trick your mind

http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20140629-how-pickpockets-trick-your-mind

‘Bitcoin Jesus’ Offers Bounties to Hunt Down Hackers and Thieves

http://www.wired.com/2014/09/bitcoin_bounty/

Why do we have blood types?

http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20140715-why-do-we-have-blood-types

The World’s Largest Tunnel-Boring Machine Must Be Saved

http://www.popularmechanics.com/technology/engineering/extreme-machines/the-worlds-largest-tunnel-boring-machine-must-be-saved-17201135?click=pp

The Trials of Stem Cell Therapy: Plenty of Hope, but Halting Progress

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/09/16/science/stem-cell-progress-begins-to-catch-up-to-promise.html?ref=science&_r=0


Whoever Saves a Life: Seven days inside the life-and-death world of Syria’s first responders — the last hope for civilians caught in the chaos

https://medium.com/matter/whoever-saves-a-life-1aaea20b782

The Future of College?

http://www.theatlantic.com/features/archive/2014/08/the-future-of-college/375071/

Burma's Heroin Addicts are Plagued by Cheap Drugs and Conspiracy Theories

http://www.vice.com/read/burma-heroin-rehab-tyler-stiem-307

Camouflage: Can we ever create true invisibility?

http://www.newyorker.com/books/page-turner/understand-computerhttp://www.bbc.com/future/story/20140915-is-this-the-ultimate-camouflage

Meet the McGill professor who got inside Anonymous

http://www.thestar.com/news/insight/2014/09/14/a_tribe_called_anonymous_meet_gabriella_coleman_anthropologist_of_hackers_and_geeks.html


How the Man Who Wired Facebook Helped Build the NFL Stadium of the Future

http://www.wired.com/2014/09/man-wired-facebook-helped-build-nfl-stadium-future/

Can Memories Be Implanted and Then Removed?

http://www.newyorker.com/science/maria-konnikova/can-memories-implanted-removed

The women with super-human vision

http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20140905-the-women-with-super-human-vision

How to Understand Your Computer

http://www.newyorker.com/books/page-turner/understand-computer

Feds Threatened to Fine Yahoo $250K Daily for Not Complying With PRISM

http://www.wired.com/2014/09/feds-yahoo-fine-prism/


How is Net Neutrality Working for the Countries That Have It?

http://www.newsweek.com/how-net-neutrality-working-countries-have-it-269632

Fucking Stoned: The Search for a Weed-Based Aphrodisiac

http://motherboard.vice.com/read/is-marijuana-an-aphrodisiac

Training computers to understand the language of music

http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-29146655

F-16 pilot was ready to give her life on Sept. 11

http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/f-16-pilot-was-ready-to-give-her-life-on-sept-11/2011/09/06/gIQAMpcODK_story.html?hpid=z5/


I am a 14-year-old Yazidi girl given as a gift to an ISIS commander. Here’s how I escaped.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/posteverything/wp/2014/09/10/i-am-a-14-year-old-yazidi-girl-given-as-a-gift-to-an-isis-commander-heres-how-i-escaped/?hpid=z1

The Satoshi Nakamoto Email Hacker Says He's Negotiating with the Bitcoin Founder

http://motherboard.vice.com/read/the-satoshi-nakamoto-email-hacker-says-hes-negotiating-with-the-bitcoin-founder

Alibaba looks set to break Facebook's record for a technology IPO

http://www.theguardian.com/business/2014/sep/10/alibaba-record-breaking-ipo-values-21-billion

Newly Discovered ‘Tetraquark’ Fuels Quantum Feud

http://www.wired.com/2014/09/tetraquark-quantum-feud/

The Establishment Turns Against the Drug War

http://www.vice.com/read/the-establishment-is-turning-against-the-drug-war-909


The Rise and Fall of the Biggest Pot Dealer in New York City History

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/09/07/nyregion/the-rise-and-fall-of-the-biggest-pot-dealer-in-new-york-city-history.html?partner=rss&emc=rss&smid=tw-nytimes&_r=0http://www.nytimes.com/2014/09/07/nyregion/the-rise-and-fall-of-the-biggest-pot-dealer-in-new-york-city-history.html?partner=rss&emc=rss&smid=tw-nytimes&_r=0

The Transformation: Is it possible to control cancer without killing it?

http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2014/09/15/transformation-3

Home Depot Data Breach Could Be the Largest Yet

http://bits.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/09/08/home-depot-confirms-that-it-was-hacked/?hpw&rref=technology&action=click&pgtype=Homepage&version=HpHedThumbWell&module=well-region®ion=bottom-well&WT.nav=bottom-well

The internship Generation i: Temporary, unregulated and often unpaid, the internship has become the route to professional work

http://www.economist.com/news/international/21615612-temporary-unregulated-and-often-unpaid-internship-has-become-route

The Hazards of Going on Autopilot

http://www.newyorker.com/science/maria-konnikova/hazards-automation


The Masked Avengers: How Anonymous incited online vigilantism from Tunisia to Ferguson.

http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2014/09/08/masked-avengers

Human DNA belongs to no one - it shouldn't be patented

http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2014/sep/08/human-dna-belongs-to-no-one-it-shouldnt-be-patented

The Truth About The Left Brain / Right Brain Relationship

http://www.npr.org/blogs/13.7/2013/12/02/248089436/the-truth-about-the-left-brain-right-brain-relationship

Bill Gates Idea for History Class ...

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/09/07/magazine/so-bill-gates-has-this-idea-for-a-history-class.html

The FBI Finally Says How It ‘Legally’ Pinpointed Silk Road’s Server

http://www.wired.com/2014/09/the-fbi-finally-says-how-it-legally-pinpointed-silk-roads-server/


The Man Who Will Build Google’s Elusive Quantum Computer

http://www.wired.com/2014/09/martinis/

What a Perfect Heist Can Teach You About National Security

http://www.popularmechanics.com/technology/military/news/what-a-perfect-heist-can-teach-you-about-national-security-17123172

Deep sea 'mushroom' may be new branch of life

http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-29054889

How Vegas Security Drives Surveillance Tech Everywhere

http://www.popularmechanics.com/technology/how-to/computer-security/4341499

Why Flunking Exams Is Actually a Good Thing

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/09/07/magazine/why-flunking-exams-is-actually-a-good-thing.html?action=click&pgtype=Homepage&version=Moth-Visible&module=inside-nyt-region®ion=inside-nyt-region&WT.nav=inside-nyt-region&_r=0