This scientist’s surprising solution to climate change is being funded by Sergey Brin and Mark Zuckerberg

This scientist’s surprising solution to climate change is being funded by Sergey Brin and Mark Zuckerberg

Climate change is exacerbated by at least two human actions: unabated carbon dioxide emissions and continued destruction of the Amazon forest. Spreading drought and threating food shortages are some of the devastating results. Now, a veteran plant scientist has come up with an innovative solution: a drought-resistant plant that sucks excess carbon dioxide emissions out […]

Sir Ian McKellen: some men are wrongfully accused of sexual misconduct

Sir Ian McKellen: some men are wrongfully accused of sexual misconduct

British actor Sir Ian McKellen, speaking about rampant sexual misconduct in show business, recalled a time when actresses traded sexual favors for roles in films and expressed regret that some men are being wrongfully accused of sexual misconduct. McKellen, star of “Lord of the Rings” and “X-Men”, was speaking at Oxford Union about his activism […]

Former Pentagon UFO official: “there is compelling evidence we may not be alone”

Former Pentagon UFO official: “there is compelling evidence we may not be alone”

If we were being visited from outer space, wouldn’t you want to know about it? Wouldn’t you insist that you have the right to know? Why should the government “secretly” look into what we all know as unidentified flying objects—UFOs? Their confirmed existence will affect us all. This is why it’s pleasing that POLITICO and […]

Trump administration bans CDC from using these 7 words, including “science-based”

Trump administration bans CDC from using these 7 words, including “science-based”

In what many see as an attack on science, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention received a directive not to use certain terms in its 2018 budget documents. The Washington Post reports the list of forbidden words are “vulnerable,” “diversity,” “entitlement,” “transgender,” “fetus,” “evidence-based,” and “science-based.” This is really bad news. Some say it’s […]

Robots are being used to keep homeless people off the streets of San Francisco

Robots are being used to keep homeless people off the streets of San Francisco

In another sci-fi-becomes-reality scenario security robots are taking over the work of security guards in San Francisco. If you go past the San Francisco SPCA facilities, you’ll come across a robot employed by the animal advocacy and pet adoption group to patrol the area and discourage homeless people from setting up camp there, reports Business […]