China Builds Artificial Islands In South China Sea

An anonymous reader writes about a Chinese building project designed to cement claims to a disputed region of the South China Sea. Sand, cement, wood, and steel are China's weapons of choice as it asserts its claim over the Spratly Islands in the South China Sea. China, the Philippines, Malaysia,

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China Builds Artificial Islands In South China Sea

An anonymous reader writes about a Chinese building project designed to cement claims to a disputed region of the South China Sea. Sand, cement, wood, and steel are China's weapons of choice as it asserts its claim over the Spratly Islands in the South China Sea. China, the Philippines, Malaysia,

China is Building Fake Islands to Bolster Its Claim to Disputed Waters

Pity the poor mapmaker assigned to the South China Sea. The hotly disputed waters in the Pacific are torn between competing claims from all the countries that surround it. China, especially, has been aggressive and sly. It's now dumping sand onto small reefs and shoals,

U.S. Navy sails destroyer near disputed islands in South China Sea

A U.S. Navy ship sailed near an artificial island built by China in the South China Sea in a long-anticipated challenge to what the Obama administration considers Beijing's "excessive claim" of sovereignty in those waters, a U.S. defense official said Monday.See also: See the U.S.

China's Dredging In the South China Sea Created 2,900 Acres of New Islands

We’ve known for years that China’s military is spearheading one of the biggest land reclamation projects ever in the middle of the South China Sea. But a report from the Pentagon yesterday says that the project is far larger than previously thought: 2,

China's Island Factory

An anonymous reader writes: The BBC has a lengthy investigative report about China's efforts to create and expand artificial islands in the South China Sea. They've been going to coral reefs and atolls, dredging the bottom for material, and dumping it on top of the reef to create new land.

Why China's Building a Military Base in the Middle of the Ocean

After flying a surveillance plane over the South China Sea last February, the Philippine government saw how China was constructing islands in order to bolster its claim to the territory. (See above.) It even suspected that China might plan to build a military air strip to protect it.

Why China Is Building The World's Largest "Coast Guard" Cutter

The idea of a Coast Guard is one that has blurred in recent decades, with US Coast Guard vessels serving as far away from home as the Persian Gulf on a regular basis. Still, the Chinese Coast Guard's upcoming 10,

The U.S. navy is testing China's hold on the South China Sea

The United States is sending warships to parts of the South China Sea claimed by China and will continue to do so, U.S. Admiral Harry Harris Jrsaid on TuesdayAfter a U.S. warship last week sailed by an artificial island made by the Chinese, China said the U.S. was trying to "militarize" the region.

Incredible Satellite Images Show China Building Artificial Archipelago

It seems strange that a remote patch of water would become the focus of international controversy and billions of dollars worth of infrastructure. But that’s exactly what’s happening in the South China Sea right now. Read more...

China Says Its Artificial Island Project Will Be Done In a Few Days

It’s been more than a year since we first started following China’s project to build artificial islands in contested areas of the South China Sea, setting off what could properly be called a diplomatic shit storm. Today, China reassured the world that it’s almost done, alright?Read more...

Supreme Court Gives Tacit Approval To Warrantless DNA Collection

An anonymous reader writes On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court refused to review a case involving the conviction of a man based solely on the analysis of his "inadvertently shed" DNA.

What Would Minecraft 2 Look Like Under Microsoft?

An anonymous reader writes "Microsoft spent billions purchasing Mojang, the studio behind the game Minecraft, and while it's unlikely to start work on a sequel anytime soon, rather than continue development of the game, it's worth considering what a Minecraft 2 will look like. After all,

Why We Should Stop Hiding File-Name Extensions

An anonymous reader writes 14 years after the Anna Kournikova virus took advantage of users' ignorance about file-name extensions in order to wreak worldwide havoc,

Khronos Group Announces Vulkan To Compete Against DirectX 12

Phopojijo writes The Khronos Group has announced the Vulkan API for compute and graphics. Its goal is to compete against DirectX 12. It has some interesting features,

Inside the North Korean Data Smuggling Movement

Sparrowvsrevolution writes A new Wired magazine story goes inside the North Korean rebel movement seeking to overthrow Kim Jong-un by smuggling USB drives into the country packed with foreign television and movies. As the story describes, one group has stashed USB drives in Chinese cargo trucks.

NVIDIA Fixes Old Compiz Bug

jones_supa writes NVIDIA has fixed a long-standing issue in the Ubuntu Unity desktop by patching Compiz. When opening the window of a new application, it would go black or become transparent on NVIDIA hardware. There have been bug reports dating back to Ubuntu 12.10 times.

Hillary Clinton Used Personal Email At State Dept., Possibly Breaking Rules

HughPickens.com writes: The NY Times reports that Hillary Rodham Clinton exclusively used a personal email account to conduct government business as secretary of state, according to State Department officials.

World's First Large-Scale Waste-to-Biofuels Facility Opens In Canada

Zothecula (1870348) writes "Thanks to its extensive composting and recycling facilities, the city of Edmonton, Canada is already diverting approximately 60 percent of its municipal waste from the landfill. That figure is expected to rise to 90 percent, however,

World's First Large-Scale Waste-to-Biofuels Facility Opens In Canada

Zothecula (1870348) writes "Thanks to its extensive composting and recycling facilities, the city of Edmonton, Canada is already diverting approximately 60 percent of its municipal waste from the landfill. That figure is expected to rise to 90 percent, however,

Perl Is Undead

Ptolemarch writes At the Yet Another Perl Conference beginning today in Orlando, the first keynote squarely blamed Slashdot for starting the "Perl is Dead" meme in 2005. Let's be clear: if Perl was ever dead, it must now be undead. If you can't be at YAPC, you can still watch it live.

外贸服装鉴别方法有什么

看针脚  真正的外贸服装对于针脚要求很高,每英寸有多少针脚都是有严格要求,所以直观上看,真正的外贸服装的针脚均匀细密,而假货就往往顾及不了这么多。  

12 Selfie Tips You Can Learn From the World's Most Retweeted Photo

Jennifer Lawrence, Meryl Streep and Kevin Spacey can teach you how to take a better selfieEllen DeGeneres' record-shattering snapshot from the Oscars with her Hollywood pals on Sunday not only trumped Barack Obama's tweet in 2012,

马航飞机仍失联的罪魁祸首:科学技术太落后

马来西亚航空公司航班MH370已经催生了各种猜测:在半空中解体、恐怖主义牺牲品,甚至是UFO劫持……现在看来,科学技术,似乎是寻找这架飞机的过程中,最薄弱的一个环节。

麦道夫的程序员被判证券欺诈罪

感谢思的投递麦道夫(Bernard Madoff)的5名前雇员被判定犯有证券欺诈罪。他们被指参与麦道夫所操纵的“庞氏骗局”。《纽约时报》报道,被指控的5人包括麦道夫的前秘书、业务经理,以及程序员Jerome O’Hara和George Perez。    

摩根大通深陷调查,方方命运未卜

据财新网报道,摩根大通前投资银行亚洲区副主席及中国(香港)首席执行官方方早前已被香港廉政公署拘捕,据悉此次法律行动很可能与摩根大通(香港)中国团队聘请高官子女获取不正当利益有关。他犯了什么错?

Adobe:预订2014年夏季美国在线旅游预订量将达到610亿美元

Adobe的研究称,今年夏天美国在线旅游预订量将达到610亿美元,同比增长15%。PC将占其中86%的份额,平板电脑占全部移动设备总预订量的10%。

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说快还真快,第二天领导就把做好的需求模块带了来,我打开一看,这完全就是改了改我做的页面样式。以为是领导给错了,结果领导说就是这个,他给那个人说我能力不行,不会做,就找人给我做了个demo!

When Scientists Give Up

New submitter ferespo sends a report from All Things Considered about the struggle for scientific funding in today's political and economic environment. "Federal funding for biomedical research has declined by more than 20 percent in the past decade.

这款就是 LG 为 Audi 开发的智能手表

刚刚跟大家报导过,Prologue 概念车在 Audi 代表手上的不明 LG 手表一声令下之下,自动驶出来让大家欣赏,有多个来源已经收集了有关这款手表的资料了。

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【导读】其实在之前我是看过美剧《穹顶之下》的,所以除了本文提到的这几点,我想有一个好名字也是爆火的原因之一,想 […]

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