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This driverless tech start-up aims to replace 15 million truckers in US, China

Artificial intelligence firm TuSimple looks to expand its autonomous truck fleet to 500 by next year

3 hours ago By Sarah Dai | SCMP

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Mission to Mercury Launches

Getting to Mercury is difficult — so difficult that fewer spacecraft have visited Mercury than have visited Saturn

1 min ago By Sky & Telescope

A new way to spot black holes in binary star systems

They must instead be detected indirectly

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Hot baths could improve depression as much as physical exercise

Raising body temperature in the afternoon helps restore the normal circadian rhythm of temperature

2 hours ago By New Scientist

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Oct 22, 2018

Watch: Man Says Hackers Stole His Tesla with Just a Tablet

Thieves reportedly hijack key fob signal to open and start vehicle

Oct 19, 2018

Hackers Steal 75K People’s Data After Breaching ObamaCare Website

System tied to reportedly infiltrated last week

Oct 19, 2018

Milky Way’s Youngest Pulsar Discovered

NASA observatory provides new information about how stars die

Oct 19, 2018

Leftist Site Which Cheered The Banning Of Alex Jones Just Got Banned Too

This is why you defend free speech no matter who is in the crosshairs

Oct 19, 2018

You Have Been Warned: Experts Tell Us That A Cascadia Subduction Zone Earthquake And Tsunami Will Destroy Everything West Of Interstate 5

The entire west coast of the United States lies directly along the Ring of Fire, and unfortunately the “Big One” is likely to arrive a whole lot sooner than most people are anticipating

Oct 18, 2018

Gamma ray burst sheds light on gravity wave event

The catastrophic merger of two neutron stars?

Oct 18, 2018

The Trillion Planet Survey is looking for alien laser beams

We could propel tiny spacecraft to nearby stars at about 20 percent the speed of light

Oct 18, 2018

Healthy Conversation? Twitter Takes No Action as Louis Farrakhan Calls Jews ‘Termites’

“To the members of the Jewish community that don’t like me, thank you very much for putting my name all over the planet … I’m not mad at you, ’cause you’re so stupid,” Farrakhan said.

Oct 18, 2018

Their Population Control Agenda Is Working – The Birth Rate In the United States Has Fallen To Another All-Time Record Low

Most ordinary people don’t give too much thought to population issues, but for the elite this is like a religion.

Oct 17, 2018

Observing Earth from the Moon

How bright is the Earth? How does it move in the lunar sky?

Oct 17, 2018

Four giant exoplanets discovered around a single young star

Star is only two million years old, say astronomers

Oct 17, 2018

Jupiter’s moon Ganymede has Earthlike faults

Strike-slip tectonics much like Earth's

Oct 17, 2018

Oct 17, 2018

Facebook Deletes Disabled Veteran’s Page Without Warning — After Taking $300,000 for Ads

“I’m not a ‘conservative.’ I’m not a ‘liberal.’ I’m an American, with deep beliefs in what our country stands for.

Oct 16, 2018

Google CEO Publicly Defends Censored ‘Dragonfly’ Search Engine

Pichai argues secretive app would ultimately benefit Chinese population

Oct 16, 2018

Amazon Reportedly Preparing ‘Secret Weapon’ Against Smart Device-Making Rivals

Amazon currently developing robot with cloud service, smart voice, big data, IoT, AI & 5G tech

Oct 16, 2018

Voter Data From 19 States Sold On Internet, Online Security Firms Say

Data contained information such as full name, physical addresses, phone numbers and voting history

Oct 16, 2018

How to Turn Off a Galaxy’s Star Formation

The secrets of stars revealed

Oct 16, 2018

Pluto finds its place as best-studied distant object

New Horizons flew past Pluto in 2015 and finally nailed down the world’s size

Oct 16, 2018

The five brightest planets align in the night sky

All month these planets will be visible in the same general areas of the sky

Oct 16, 2018

Oct 16, 2018

Man Who Identifies as a Woman Wins Women’s World Championship Cycling Title

A biological male who identifies as a transgender woman won a women’s world championship cycling event on Sunday.

Oct 16, 2018

No more dissident voices: Succumb to Facebook & Twitter’s demands or get banned (or both)

If you believe that any of this has been done with genuine intentions to protect American democracy, then you probably deserve what’s coming next

Oct 15, 2018

Nasdaq Considering Regulated Cryptocurrency Tokens Platform Launch

If Nasdaq launches the platform, it would be in direct competition with other STO companies

Oct 15, 2018

Shanghai airport first to launch automated clearance system using facial recognition technology

The new airport will match passengers to their belongings to easily analyze lost luggage for security risks

Oct 15, 2018

Stephen Hawking’s Final Book Warns of Genetically-Enhanced ‘Superhumans’

'Once such superhumans appear, there are going to be significant political problems...'

Oct 15, 2018

Hubble Finds Strong-Lensing Galaxy Cluster

Galaxy clusters contain thousands of galaxies

Oct 15, 2018

World’s fastest camera freezes time at 10 trillion frames per second

This new camera literally makes it possible to freeze time

Oct 14, 2018

The FBI Doesn’t Want Users To Know Who Hacked Facebook

“We’re cooperating with the FBI, which is actively investigating and asked us not to discuss who may be behind this attack.”

Oct 12, 2018

An Indian Cryptocurrency? Government Considering One Despite Reservations

'If a virtual currency is going to be backed by the government then it goes against the whole grain of such coins'

Oct 12, 2018

Beyond 1984: Amazon’s Alexa to Spy on Users, Report Them If Sick

AI to track human voices inside home for signs of "illness" and then pitch drug ads

Oct 12, 2018

Electric Car Breakthrough Seen With High-Capacity Batteries

Ultra-thin layers allow most efficient arrangement to conduct lithium ions

Oct 12, 2018

Black holes can’t explain dark matter

Black holes NOT made out of dark matter

Oct 12, 2018

Oct 12, 2018

Facebook And Twitter Ban Popular Independent Media Sites In Coordinated Purge

Mark Zuckerberg just shut down 559 pages and 251 accounts -- which include tons of massive independent media sites with millions of followers run by Americans -- a few weeks out from the midterms.

Oct 11, 2018

Boston Dynamics’ Atlas Robot Can Now Leap Up Stairs

Robot uses 'computer vision' to analyze its surroundings and traverse rough terrain