Sam Rizzo

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Bill Nye: This is The Technology We Can Expect to Have 50 Years From Now

Bill Nye, everyone’s favorite science guy, recently appeared on the youtube series Big Think to answer a very difficult question from a young …

How human beings evolved from this disgusting creature

Meet the Saccorhytus, your oldest ancestor and your newest nightmare.<p>This week a team of paleontologists described a new link in the chain of human …

Minority Report-style AI learns to predict if people are criminals from their facial features

Researchers have created a machine that they claim can tell if a person is a convicted criminal simply from their facial features.<p>The artificial intelligence, created at Shanghai Jiao Tong University, was able to correctly identify criminals from a selection of 186 photos nine out of 10 times by …

Artificial Intelligence

An Astrophysicist Says We Might Not Be Able to Distinguish Aliens From The Laws of Physics

What if dark matter is really just aliens?<p>An astrophysicist has put forward an interesting thought experiment this week: what if a civilisation of …

Dark Matter

Researchers claim quantum computing breakthrough, explain it using beer

A team of researchers say they have "taken a significant step closer" to the development of quantum computing.<p>Researchers at the University of …

By 2030, Hospitals May Be a Thing of the Past

BRAVE NEW WORLD<p>As the world of medicine is increasingly changed by biology, technology, communications, genetics, and robotics, predicting the …

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Russia is preparing for nuclear war

Across Russia, 40 million civilians and military personnel just finished up emergency drills aimed at preparing the general population for nuclear or chemical-weapons attacks, The Wall Street Journal's Thomas Grove reports.<p>Video shows Russian civilians practicing along with officials and workers in …

What We Know About Friday's Cyber Attack That Broke The Internet

The massive outages on Friday may be an ominous sign for the future if we all do not make big changes.<p>On Friday, many popular websites and mobile apps experienced repeated outages, the result of a massive hacker attack. Here is what we know so far about:<p>What happened?<p>Someone launched a massive …

The 12 best educational tech toys for Christmas 2016

Fisher-Price Code-A-Pillar<p>You are never too young to learn about coding. That seems to be the ethos behind the Fisher-Price Code-A-Pillar. While your …

Why Space Elevators Could Be the Future of Space Travel

Expensive, unsustainable rockets have served as our primary means to exit Earth, but space elevators present a cheaper way to enter outer space. …

Solar Power Capacity Tops Coal for the First Time Ever

Solar power now accounts for more installed capacity than any other form of electricity generation, according to new data out Tuesday.<p>“About half a …

Strange messages coming from the stars are ‘probably’ from aliens, scientists say

Scientists have heard hugely unusual messages from deep in space that they think are coming from aliens.<p>A new analysis of strange modulations in a …

Elon Musk says taking a Mars trip should cost the same as buying a house

'The cost of moving to Mars ultimately could drop below $100,000'<p>One day many, many years from now, Elon Musk believes the cost of taking a trip to Mars will be about the same as buying a house. During today's keynote, the SpaceX CEO said that visiting Mars should be equal to the median cost of a …

Space Travel

How Elon Musk Plans to Go to Mars

SpaceX plans to build a “self-sustaining city” on Mars, according to its founder Elon Musk. But, while we now know a lot more about how SpaceX plans …

An MIT Scientist Claims That This Pill Is the Fountain of Youth

I recently received in the mail a small cardboard box, solidly constructed and colored a subtle metallic gray, from the future. ELYSIUM HEALTH was …

Peter Thiel

'It's like being on another planet': the tourist attraction with a two-year waiting list

Vietnam’s Hang Son Doong caves are so big, they have their own weather system. At their tallest point they could accommodate a 40-storey skyscraper – and at their widest point there’s enough room for a 747 to fly through. But that’s nothing compared to the size of the waiting list to visit them. …

‘Software is eating the world’: How robots, drones and artificial intelligence will change everything

Silicon Valley, or the Greater Bay Area, is the 18th largest economy in the world, more than half the size of Canada’s economy and bigger than …

Artificial Intelligence

Bounty hunters are legally hacking Apple and the Pentagon – for big money

Nathaniel Wakelam became a bounty hunter when he was 18.<p>Now 21, it is his full time job. This month so far he has earned $21,150, in installments: he counted them out over the phone – “400, plus 400, plus 300, plus 100, plus 1,000, plus 3,000, plus 4,000…”<p>Wakelam’s month-to-month profit varies …

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