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+ - SonyPictures.com hacked, 1M accounts compromised

Submitted by Anonymous Coward
An anonymous reader writes "The pain for Sony continues. Today the company finally managed to get the PlayStation Store back online fully and new content uploaded, but that won’t be the biggest Sony headline of the day. Hacker group LulzSec is claiming to have successfully hacked SonyPictures.com and accessed 1 million user accounts including passwords, e-mail addresses, full home addresses, and date of birth. LulzSec stated that they also managed to get the details of all admin accounts for the website."
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+ - Igniting Salt Water with Radio Waves

Submitted by Yelwor
Yelwor (164555) writes "The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports that cancer researcher John Kanzius turned his RF generator on a beaker of salt water, to see if it might be useful for desalination, but instead it generated enough hydrogen to produce a 3000 degree flame. Rustum Roy, a Penn State University chemist, is then quoted as saying that the discovery represents "the most remarkable in water science in 100 years." According to another site, more energy is consumed by the radio frequency device than is produced for burning, but they have achieved 76 percent of Faraday's theoretical limit."
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+ - Scientist Burn Water With Radio Frequencies

Submitted by Joe the Lesser
Joe the Lesser (533425) writes "In an amazing story, scientist John Kanzius accidentally discovered how to burn salt water while testing radio frequencies for cancer research. "The radio frequencies act to weaken the bonds between the elements that make up salt water, releasing the hydrogen... Once ignited, the hydrogen will burn as long as it is exposed to the frequencies." The scientists want to find out whether the energy output from the burning hydrogen — which reached a heat of more than 3,000 degrees Fahrenheit — would be enough to power a car or other heavy machinery. This discovery, being called "the most remarkable discovery in water science in 100 years," might reveal a new possible fuel that's as easy to get as a walk to the beach."
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+ - Salt water as a fuel. 3

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Quantum Logic
Quantum Logic writes "Cancer researcher John Kanzius while trying to desalinate seawater with a radio-frequency generator he developed to treat cancer has accidentally discovered a way to burn salt water. The radio frequencies act to weaken the bonds between the elements that make up salt water, releasing the hydrogen. Once ignited, the hydrogen will burn as long as it is exposed to the frequencies."
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+ - Salt water as fuel? Erie man hopes so->

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An anonymous reader writes "For obvious reasons, scientists long have thought that salt water couldn't be burned.

So when an Erie man announced he'd ignited salt water with the radio-frequency generator he'd invented, some thought it a was a hoax.

John Kanzius, a Washington County native, tried to desalinate seawater with a generator he developed to treat cancer, and it caused a flash in the test tube.

Within days, he had the salt water in the test tube burning like a candle, as long as it was exposed to radio frequencies.

Is this the end of oil era?
Article at Pittsburgh Post-Gazette is here: http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/07252/815920-85.stm"

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+ - Burning Saltwater for fuel->

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gambit3
gambit3 writes "An Erie, Pa., cancer researcher says he has found a way to burn salt water, a novel invention that is being touted by a retired chemistry professor as the "most remarkable" water science discovery in a century. John Kanzius discovered that as long as salt water was exposed to certain radio frequencies, it would burn. The discovery has scientists excited by the prospect of using salt water, the most abundant resource on earth, as a fuel."
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+ - We have broken the speed of light

Submitted by maththaios
maththaios (1143779) writes "A pair of German physicists claim to have broken the speed of light — an achievement that would undermine our entire understanding of space and time. According to Einstein's special theory of relativity, it would require an infinite amount of energy to propel an object at more than 186,000 miles per second. However, Dr Gunter Nimtz and Dr Alfons Stahlhofen, of the University of Koblenz, say they may have breached a key tenet of that theory."
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+ - faster than the speed of light->

Submitted by mistahkurtz
mistahkurtz (1047838) writes "
A pair of German physicists claim to have broken the speed of light — an achievement that would undermine our entire understanding of space and time.


what sort of implications could this have? it's hard to tell if they really mean that the particle travelled in a (presumably) straight line like a normal object travelling thru space/time, or if it "teleported" from point a to point b 3ft away. either way, (assuming the story is true) the story is interesting, but should we file this with the stories of scientists "altering" or "slowing" the speed of light?"

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+ - Scientists predicting intentions

Submitted by Anonymous Coward
An anonymous reader writes "At a laboratory in Germany, volunteers slide into a donut-shaped MRI machine and perform simple tasks, such as deciding whether to add or subtract 2 numbers, or choosing which of two buttons to press. They have no idea that scientists in the next room are trying to read their minds, using a brain scan to figure out their intentions before they do."

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