UK police could be using remote weapons scanner in a few years

Here is some more movie-magic made real by today’s science. UK University researchers funded by the UK’s Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) and supported by London’s Metropolitan Police have come up with a weapons scanner that picks up concealed guns & knives without needing to be close to the subject. The scanner works… Continue reading UK police could be using remote weapons scanner in a few years

Broughton, UK residents say no to Google StreetView

The residents of Broughton, a village north of London, decided that they did not want Google’s StreetView team taking any photos of their homes, so they took matters into their own hands. They not only flagged down the Google StreetView driver, and angrily remonstrated with him, they called the police as well. As much as… Continue reading Broughton, UK residents say no to Google StreetView