News tagged with civilization

Driving somewhere? There's a gov't record of that

(AP)—Chances are local or state police departments have photographs of individuals' cars in their files, noting where a person was driving on a particular day, even if the person never did anything wrong.

Jul 17, 2013
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Pee on the pods

Urine could be successfully recycled to fertilise crops according to University of Sydney civil engineering researchers who have examined the effectiveness of reusing nutrients from the human waste.

Aug 07, 2014
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AirAsia disappearance fuels calls for real-time tracking

After the baffling disappearance in March of Flight MH370, critics accused the aviation industry of "dithering" over equipping jets with real-time tracking systems. Now, with another passenger plane lost, the call for action ...

Dec 30, 2014
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Officers' body cameras raise privacy concerns

Officers at thousands of American law enforcement agencies are wearing tiny cameras to record their interactions with the public, but in many cases the devices are being rolled out faster than departments ...

Mar 15, 2014
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