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BREAKING: Elon Musk And SpaceX Are Sending Humans to the Moon

The Age of Commercial Spaceflight Rocket science isn’t easy. Ask any engineer. Rocket science isn’t cheap. Just ask NASA. Fortunately, in recent years, a number of commercial spaceflight companies have stepped up to the plate in order to help national space agencies extend their reach into the final frontier. Innovative companies like  Elon Musk’s SpaceX […]

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Amazon Is Convinced Alexa Has First Amendment Rights

Invoking AI Rights An Amazon Echo is being viewed as a key piece of evidence in an ongoing murder investigation in Arkansas dating back to 2015. Police want to access the voice recordings from the device’s built-in virtual assistant Alexa. They’ve issued a warrant for the Echo audio covering a 48-hour period from November 21, 2015 through […]

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The Price of Solar Has Dropped 58% in the Last 5 Years

58 Percent Cheaper According to a recent report by Australian non-profit the Climate Council, solar energy is now cheaper than retail power in most capital cities in Australia, with prices dropping 58 percent globally in the past five years. With costs expected to drop between 40 to 70 percent more by 2040, we can only expect […]

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Architect Ricardo Bofill’s Abandoned Cement Factory Residence and Studio

In 1973 Spanish architect Ricardo Bofill stumbled upon a cement factory in Catalonia, Spain, an enormous compound of silos and buildings that covered nearly two and a half miles of underground tunnels. Bofill decided to buy The World War I era structure and its grounds, making modifications to the original structure in order to create an […]

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Air Pollution Increases Your Risk of Dementia

USEPA We designed this study to answer three broad questions. First, we wanted to know whether older people living in locations with higher levels of outdoor PM2.5 have an increased risk for cognitive impairment, especially dementia. We also wanted to know whether people who carry the high-risk gene for Alzheimer’s disease, APOE4, are more sensitive […]

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MIT’s Super-Thin Wires Are Leading to a New Age in Brain Implants

One Device to Transmit Them All Many of our studies of brain function are conducted using implants that record or deliver either electrical, chemical, or optical signals. Obviously, great advances have been made in those implants, as we now have maps of the human brain and the respective areas that handle specific functions. The development of […]

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New York State Increased Its Solar Power Use by Nearly 800%

A National Leader New York is putting its money where its mouth is when it comes to a clean energy commitment. The state boasts an almost 800 percent increase in solar power over the past five years. CLICK TO VIEW FULL INFOGRAPHIC According to a statement made earlier this week by Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, […]

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Sony Just Unveiled The “World’s Fastest” SD Card

World’s Fastest Data storage has come a long way since the dawn of computing. In just a few decades, we have gone from 50 ton computers larger than some NYC apartments to SD cards smaller than your fingernails. But it’s not only about size anymore — speed has also joined the list of superlative specs […]

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Wij vroegen deze kunstenaar waarom hij zichzelf een week lang opsluit in een steen

Midden in een Parijse zaal staat een steen. De grote steen ligt op een ijzeren plaat en is het middelpunt van een expositie in het Palais de Tokyo in Parijs. Van een afstandje lijkt het misschien een minimalistisch kunstwerk, of simpelweg een groot stuk steen uit een grot. Maar het is meer dan dat. In […]

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Elon Musk Set to Reveal A Breaking SpaceX Announcement

This year has already been a rather epic one for SpaceX and Elon Musk, and it’s only February. Just last week, we saw the Falcon 9’s third successful landing on solid ground, a landing which took place alongside SpaceX’s first commercial rocket launch from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center. The significance of these reusable rocket landings […]