Facebook's Safety Check Lets Users Know if Friends Are OK
Facebook managed to put its vast treasure trove of user data to good use after Friday's tragic terror attacks in Paris: the social network customized its safety check feature to let users know whether their friends and loved ones in Paris are safe. Users can check for the...
Apple CEO: Next Generation Won't Know Cash
Cash will be a thing of the past by the time current college students have families, Apple CEO Tim Cook told a group at Trinity College Dublin, the Telegraph reports.
Your kids will not know what money is, Cook said.
Instead, they will used cashless transactions such as...
300 MPH NY-DC Train Gets $28M in Federal Funds
The Federal Railroad Administration has OK'd a $27.8 million grant for a rail line that would move trains between New York and Washington, D.C., at 300 mph, The Wall Street Journal reports.
Toyota Invests $1 Billion in Artificial Intelligence in US
Toyota is investing $1 billion in a research company it's setting up in Silicon Valley to develop artificial intelligence and robotics, underlining the Japanese automaker's determination to lead in futuristic cars that drive themselves and apply the technology to other...
Footage Shows Apple's Massive Spaceship Enterprise-Like Campus
New drone footage posted on YouTube reveals the massive size of Apple's still-under-construction Campus 2, dubbed Spaceship.
NASA Debunks Global Warming: Ice Sheets Growing
Recent NASA studies show the Anarctic ice sheet is gaining more mass than it is losing, ScienceDaily.com reports
Rep. Lamar Smith: NOAA Alters Climate Change Data to Get PC Results
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is stiff-arming Texas Republican Rep. Lamar Smith's demand for information from a controversial study on climate change.
Citing confidentiality and the integrity of the scientific process, NOAA has decided not to turn over...
Physicist Dyson: Obama 'Chose the Wrong Side' on Climate Change
Noted theoretical physicist Freeman Dyson says he votes for Democrats, but is disappointed with the position President Barack Obama has taken on climate change.
Dyson worked on climate change before his retirement as professor at the Institute for Advanced Study in...
Scientists: Light Patterns From Distant Star May Indicate Alien Construction
The unusual patterns observed coming from a distant star might actually be the result of a large construction project by an extraterrestrial civilization, scientists believe.
Elon Musk's Explosive Plan for Mars
Before man can colonize Mars, he may have to blow it up - with thermonuclear weapons.
French Scientists to Study 30,000-Year-Old Virus to Test Global Warming
French scientists plan to revive a virus that has been dead for 30,000 years to study what could happen if other ancient dormant viruses reactivate due to global warming.
90 Percent of Seabirds Have Plastic in Their Guts: Study
As many as nine out of 10 of the world's seabirds likely have pieces of plastic in their guts, a new study estimates.
Team Starts Mars Simulation on Hawaii Volcano
An international team has locked itself away in a dome in Hawaii for a year without fresh air, food, or privacy to simulate what humans could experience on Mars.
Pentagon Teams up with Apple, Boeing to Develop Wearable Tech
The Pentagon is teaming up with Apple, Boeing, Harvard and others to develop high-tech sensory gear - using cutting-edge electronics and sensors - flexible enough to be worn by people or molded onto the outside of a jet or ship.
The rapid development of new technologies is...
Stephen Hawking: Black Holes May Have Exits After All
Black holes may not be the no-exit-ever spaces they're thought to be, according to famed physicist Stephen Hawking.
Scientist: One Day, We Will Travel at 'Warp Speed'
Traveling between galaxies isn't just for the movies, but rather something that could become a reality in the next 100 years, according to the Daily Mail.
Report: Google Affects How Voters View Candidates
Google, through the rankings made by its search engine, could influence who voters pick to be America's next president, research psychologist Robert Epstein writes in Politico Magazine.
Researchers Grow Nearly Complete Human Brain in Ohio Lab
An almost complete version of a tiny human brain has been grown in a U.S. lab in a move that could bring major strides to the treatment of neurological diseases, a scientist says.
Major Publisher Retracts 64 Papers for Fake Peer Reviews
Peer-reviewed articles are meant to evaluate and ensure that problematic research doesn't make it to print, but The Washington Post reports that the world's largest publishing company, Springer, has retracted 64 scientific articles in 10 journals after discovering that...
Apollo Astronaut Edgar Mitchell: Aliens Stopped US-Russia Nuclear War
Aliens came to Earth to stop nuclear war between the United States and Russia, former astronaut Edgar Mitchell, the sixth man to walk on the moon, is claiming.
Scientists Discover Jupiter-Like Planet 96 Light Years From Earth
Scientists have discovered a planet that resembles Jupiter 96 light years from Earth, a planet that revolves around a young star like the sun.
Astronaut Buzz Aldrin to Become Aeronautics Professor
Apollo astronaut Buzz Aldrin will soon be teaching classes at the Florida Institute of Technology.
Russia to Charge US $82 Million Per Seat on Soyuz Rockets
NASA told Congress on Wednesday that it will have to spend half a billion dollars to pay Russia to fly astronauts to the International Space Station.
Ebola Vaccine Success Holds Hope for End of Deadly Scourge
The world is on the verge of being able to protect humans against Ebola, the World Health Organization said on Friday, as a trial in Guinea found a vaccine to have been 100 percent effective.
Germans Working on 'Thermal Signature' for Face Recognition
While modern face recognition systems are unable to view people in places with poor lighting or in darkness, German researchers have developed new technology based on a person's thermal signature instead of relying on traditional methods, according to RT, a Russian state-funded television network.
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