Rick Cerisano

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Incredible Evacuation Scenes In Florida Could Be From The Movie Armageddon

Hurricane Matthew has been talked up in a big way by those fearing its destructive force, and unfortunately the beast is living up to expectation.<p>The …

Japan’s “Poop Man” Teaches People How to Not Give a Crap

For the past five years, Akihiko Koseki, has been putting on his bright yellow spandex suit and trademark poo-shaped hat, and going out on the …

Why This Skeptic Believes Artificial Intelligence is Worth the Effort

I’m a buzzword skeptic. “Unicorn,” for example, a rare private company valued at more than $1 billion, is a description that outwore its welcome once …

We've Seen Footage of War for the Planet of the Apes' Most Human Moment

Well, the most human of the <i>apes’</i> moment. It’s honestly amazing what Andy Serkis and Karin Konoval can do in motion capture.<p>At a special New York …

Amazon Echo UK review: The most exciting new gadget in years

How much do you actually talk to your phone? If you’re like me, it’s probably almost never. The whole process is pretty painful: You hold down a button, speak carefully into the microphone, wait, and then either try again when it fails to understand you, or give up when it answers with an …

How to Visit Montreal Like a Local—Just in Time for Canadian Thanksgiving

Finding a city similar to the Canadian francophone metropolis of Montreal is no easy task. There’s a dash of old-world Parisian charm in the Beaux Arts cityscape, a Manhattan-like dedication to bagels, and a San Franciscan embrace of nature. Add in a contentious linguistic debate (a language …

France

Look Up Tonight! The Draconids Meteor Shower Peaks After Sunset

Look up tonight, October 7, and you might notice the sky filled with shooting stars—or you might not notice anything at all. Them's the breaks with …

Meteor Showers

Save electricity with this super-easy cooking tip

This tip takes zero effort, but is totally Earth-friendly.<p>Saving the Earth can be hard, but this little tip is so easy it's a no-brainer. When cooking on your electric range, turn off the burner a few minutes before the dish is done.<p>According to the California Energy Commission, the burner will …

Scientists just spotted a bunch of mysterious balls of plasma in space

Astronomers using the Hubble space telescope spotted balls of scorching-hot plasma twice the size of Mars streaking through the cosmos.<p>These giant …

Physicists Just Created The World's First Time Crystal

These things actually exist!<p>Just last month, physicists made the best case yet for why time crystals - hypothetical structures that have movement …

Rewatch second presidential debate (full video): Trump vs Clinton replay

The second presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump took place on <b>Sunday, October 9</b>.<p>The debate, which is in St. Louis, Missouri, will last 90 minutes and be conducted in a "town hall" format featuring questions from undecided voters, moderated by CNN’s Anderson Cooper and ABC’s …

10 Cool New Technologies and Inventions You didn't know existed

Portal<p>In this post we collect some best cool technologies and new tech inventions from internet, you didn’t believe these gadgets existed in this …

The True Scale of Nuclear Bombs Is Totally Frightening

Nuclear weapons are already scary enough, but when you dig deeper and find out how powerful the weapons truly are, they get even more terrifying. The …

War

New Material Could Make Faster Computers That Use 100 Times Less Energy

AN ATOMIC SANDWICH<p>Experts may have just found a way to create a material that allows for greater computing power with less energy input. In a paper …

Rare Earth

Tesla is doubling the energy capacity of the Powerpack with new battery cells from the Gigafactory

<i>Electrek</i> has learned some details of Tesla’s ‘Powerpack 2.0’, the second generation of Tesla Energy’s scalable battery pack for commercial and utility-scale projects, which will be equipped with the new ‘2170’ battery cells. The new cell is potentially Tesla’s most important product to be unveiled …

The Spooky Secret Behind Artificial Intelligence's Incredible Power

Spookily powerful artificial intelligence (AI) systems may work so well because their structure exploits the fundamental laws of the universe, new …

This Gif Illustrates The Mind-Melting Number of Galaxies in The Universe

We need a moment here.<p>Of the thousands of photos taken by the Hubble Space Telescope, one stands out as the shot that changed astronomy forever. …

Universe

European Researchers Create Light System Brighter Than 21,700 Suns

There are now new ways in which to test spacecraft before sending it into space to see how solar radiation will have an impact with thanks to a solar …

Spacecraft