22 Feb 2018

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Social media network CEO: How Google censors my company

Social media network CEO: How Google censors my companyBill Ottman, co-creator of Mind.com, talks to Tucker in latest example of how Big Tech has become a bigger threat to civil liberties than even the federal government. #Tucker


22 Feb 2018 2:24am GMT

Want to do some science? Here’s a smartphone microscope you can 3D print

Want to do some science? Here’s a smartphone microscope you can 3D printThe 3D-printable microscope design can be attached to most smartphones to turn it into a fully functional microscope, strong enough to visualize specimens as small as a two-hundredth of a millimeter.


22 Feb 2018 12:43am GMT

21 Feb 2018

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Hundreds of Students Skip Class to Rally for Gun Control at U.S. Capitol

Hundreds of Students Skip Class to Rally for Gun Control at U.S. CapitolMore walkouts are already being planned for March 14


21 Feb 2018 9:43pm GMT

This amateur astronomer just proved a long-held scientific theory about space

This amateur astronomer just proved a long-held scientific theory about space


21 Feb 2018 9:27pm GMT

Fresh off Falcon Heavy, Elon Musk to launch broadband test satellites

Fresh off Falcon Heavy, Elon Musk to launch broadband test satellitesFresh off Falcon Heavy, Elon Musk to launch broadband test satellites


21 Feb 2018 9:21pm GMT

Trump Wants to Turn Space Into a Free-Market Paradise

Trump Wants to Turn Space Into a Free-Market ParadiseAmerica's regulations for off-planet activity were written in the 1980s. They're about to be remade with a capitalist bent.


21 Feb 2018 7:11pm GMT

Prince William Is Looking for Adventure on a Motorcycle Because Future Kings Can Have Fun Too

Prince William Is Looking for Adventure on a Motorcycle Because Future Kings Can Have Fun TooThis week the Duke of Cambridge popped by Triumph Motorcycles to take a photo atop one of the classic rides.


21 Feb 2018 4:36pm GMT

Elderly Who Stay Sharp into Old Age Smoke, Drink and Think Positively

Elderly Who Stay Sharp into Old Age Smoke, Drink and Think PositivelyAt an annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science in Austin, Texas last weekend, scientists from across the country came together to discuss their latest findings on the brains of super-agers, Science Alert reported. Super-agers are a small demographic of the elderly population that retain cognition on par with their far younger counterparts, sometimes up until the day that they die. "It's not so long ago that we thought the only trajectory there was was to get old and senile," said Emily Rogalski, from Northwestern University, at the annual meeting, The Guardian reported.


21 Feb 2018 4:07pm GMT

Students Calling for Gun Control Can't Vote Yet. But Age Hasn't Stopped Young Activists in the Past

Students Calling for Gun Control Can't Vote Yet. But Age Hasn't Stopped Young Activists in the Past"A little child shall lead them," said civil-rights pioneer Barbara Johns


21 Feb 2018 3:54pm GMT

NASA's $1 Billion Mobile Launcher Leans a Little

NASA's $1 Billion Mobile Launcher Leans a LittleIt's unlikely the giant structure will be used for more than a single launch.


21 Feb 2018 2:30pm GMT

Robert Mueller's Indictment Could Be a Win for Russia's Trolls

Robert Mueller's Indictment Could Be a Win for Russia's TrollsAs well as providing a blueprint for their methods, the indictment may further diminish public trust in platforms that provide information


21 Feb 2018 1:06pm GMT

Explaining coprophagy – why do dogs eat their own poo?

Explaining coprophagy – why do dogs eat their own poo?New research explains that dogs may have evolved to eat faeces as a way to prevent the spread of disease.


21 Feb 2018 12:45pm GMT

Top experts warn against 'malicious use' of AI

Top experts warn against 'malicious use' of AIArtificial intelligence could be deployed by dictators, criminals and terrorists to manipulate elections and use drones in terrorist attacks, more than two dozen experts said Wednesday as they sounded the alarm over misuse of the technology. In a 100-page analysis, they outlined a rapid growth in cybercrime and the use of "bots" to interfere with news gathering and penetrate social media among a host of plausible scenarios in the next five to 10 years. "Our report focuses on ways in which people could do deliberate harm with AI," said Sean O hEigeartaigh, Executive Director of the Cambridge Centre for the Study of Existential Risk.


21 Feb 2018 4:36am GMT

North Korea Canceled a Planned Meeting With Mike Pence at the Last Minute, U.S. Says

North Korea Canceled a Planned Meeting With Mike Pence at the Last Minute, U.S. SaysThe vice president's office said that North Korea had "dangled a meeting" in hopes of enticing Pence to ease up on pressure


21 Feb 2018 1:34am GMT

Some fear California drought cuts could erase water rights

Some fear California drought cuts could erase water rightsSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - A proposal to make California's drought-era water restrictions permanent could allow the state to chip away at long-held water rights in an unprecedented power grab, representatives from water districts and other users told regulators Tuesday.


21 Feb 2018 1:31am GMT

20 Feb 2018

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The 10,000-Year Clock Being Built in a Mountain

The 10,000-Year Clock Being Built in a MountainA project designed to outlive us all.


20 Feb 2018 11:01pm GMT