For clarity, maybe not coffee itself but the coffee mug indeed. The camera hidden in a coffee mug is not only a fancy gadget, but also a potent device used for data collection. If we witness a law violation in the workplace (mobbing, discrimination) or ...

Nowadays computers are commonly used to store information, documents, pictures etc. Unfortunately, computer viruses are not the only danger they are exposed to ‘ hackers proved on numerous occasions to be as much of a threat, and even more so for companies and corporations. In ...

The course of the Cold War, waged mainly between the world‘s two most powerful countries, was as interesting as it was dangerous. Back then, the arms race was focused mainly on development of nuclear weapons. During that time, spies had a crucial role to play. ...

During the cold war, the USA had reasons to fear a nuclear strike from the USSR. The moment Russians sent the Earth‘s first artificial satellite, the Americans became worried by‘ the rocket that carried the Sputnik to the orbit. The R7 rocket was the main reason ...

Ancient Greeks, Spartans, Romans ‘ they all practised message encryption. They would use hieroglyphics, combine several alphabets, write on pieces of leather, or build special machines for it. Nowadays, hi-tech computers handle data encryption, but in the past people had their own methods. Let us ...

Even though its name might not invoke images of a high-security facility, the Global Seed Vault definitely is one. It is a structure that makes science-fiction film scenarios a plausible vision of the future. Permafrost Svalbard Global Seed Vault is located in the Norwegian Svalbard ...

Who was the first hacker? When was the term ‘hacking‘ coined, and does it really have to involve computers at all? It turns out that the concept of hacking is not a creation of the last couple of decades. Moreover, it does not even require ...

Surveillance cameras, microphones concealed in various appliances, phototraps and other similar gear used to be unavailable, and the Average Joe knew about it only from James Bond films. How does it look today? We buy more gadgets According to Detective Store‘s report, trade in spy ...

Richard Lee McNair has chalked up not one but three escapes from different prisons. He is known as the best escapee in the world. How did he get this opinion? He was born on December 19, 1958 and got sentenced to double life for shooting ...

Prisons count among the most secure places in the world. Now, in 21st century, their security systems are extremely advanced, and to escape from one seems nigh impossible. Was it so in the past? Alcatraz is one of the world‘s most famous prisons. It was ...