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Special Device Help Prevent Suddent Infant Death

Special Device Help Prevent Suddent Infant Death

Researchers from Germany's Fraunhofer Institute for Reliability and Microintegration IZM in Berlin has developed a new breathing sensor system that help prevent Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). This syst...

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University Installs Grass Lawn in School Library

University Installs Grass Lawn in School Library

Cornell University has built a grass lawn inside their school library as a part of a project of their institution's Department of Design and Environmental Analysis. The department is currently conducting a r...

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Wash Your Clothes in a Portable Washing Machine [Video]

Wash Your Clothes in a Portable Washing Machine [Video]

Meet, the Scrubba, a portable washing machine, in form of a bag. This wash bag, allows people to do their laundry, on-the-go. The Scrubba is a lightweight, foldable bag that features small nodules to help sc...

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Fart-Deodorizing Underwear Sold in Japan

Fart-Deodorizing Underwear Sold in Japan

Thanks to Japan's new invention, the Deoest underwear, extreme farters can now release their foul smelling gas and prevent people near them from fainting. It is a fart-deodorizing underwear, created by Profe...

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Seven Cyber-Guardians Now Hold the Keys to the Internet

Written on August 03, 2010 by Japhet Writ

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Internet users might think that the world wide web is a free platform for everyone and everything. Think again. Because when the time comes that a massive cyber attack occurs, there are guardians that can reboot the whole system.

You may have heard last month’s rumor of Internet “kill switch” in case a critical cyber attack takes place. Although this rumor turns out to be too much, there are now seven unknown individuals who are holding the keys to the internet. These seven cyber-guardians will be responsible for rebooting the web in the aftermath of cyber attack. While locked deep in the US bunker, these trustees from around the world received their keys. However, these cyber-guardians are not military in nature.

The non-profit watchdog, Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) oversees the Internet safety programs. They have access to the security system designed to protect users from cyber fraud and virtual attacks.

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