Facebook is weaponizing security to erode privacy

At a Senate hearing this week in which US lawmakers quizzed tech giants on how they should go about drawing up comprehensive Federal consumer privacy protection legislation, Apple’s VP of software technology described privacy as a “core value” for the company. “We want your device to know everything about you but we…

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Build a wall across the Sahara? That’s crazy but someone still did it

Since Morocco invaded Western Sahara it has built a 1,700-mile desert barrier keeping Sahrawis out of the resource-rich west Donald Trump was build a wall across the Sahara desert. According to Spains foreign minister, Josep Borell, the US president told him: The Sahara border cant be bigger than our border…

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As biological manufacturing moves to the mainstream, Synvitrobio rebrands and raises cash

The pace at which the scientific breakthroughs working to bend the machinery of life to the whims of manufacturing have transformed into real businesses has intensified competition in the biomanufacturing market. That’s just one reason why Synvitrobio is rebranding as it takes on $2.6 million in new financing to pursue opportunities…

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Tom Arnold Says Reality TV Exec Mark Burnett Attacked Him At A Pre-Emmys Party – Perez Hilton

UPDATE 2:28 P.M. EST: Tom Arnold has now filed a police report. He was seen at the West El Lay division of the LAPD where he told reporters Mark Burnett “literally tried to murder me” and that he was going to the doctor about possible vocal chord damage. It all…

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Nuclear Pasta Is Probably The Strongest Material In The Universe

Neutron stars are some of the densest objects in the universe, where regular matter becomes degenerate and turns into the most exotic states we have theorized. The actual details are yet to be confirmed, but due to shape similarities, researchers have begun to refer to these states as nuclear pasta.…

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Anti-Vaxxer Tries To Prove Vaccines Cause Autism, Someone Finds A Genius Way To Show Theyre Wrong

It’s been a raging debate for what seems like forever already, yet the anti-vaccination topic seems to have more and more people confused. Despite the lack of substantial research proving that vaccines are as harmful as those groups would like us to believe, anti-vaxxers try their best to come up…

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The Science Behind Seven Of The World’s Most Horrifically Gruesome Deaths

Warning: Contains images that some might find distressing.  There’s no way around it: we’re all gonna die. One of the only certainties in life is the simple fact that death is inevitable. How we die, however, is what sets us apart. Some deaths are simple and easy, others are drawn…

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