Social media company down $1.3 billion after 1 tweet

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Bloomberg) – Snap Inc.’s flagship platform has lost some luster, at least according to one social-media influencer in the Kardashian-Jenner clan. The Snapchat parent’s shares sank as much more…

Pelosi: Use lawn mowers to secure the border

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Washington Times) – House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi suggested this week that “mowing the grass” near the U.S.-Mexico border so that illegal immigrants can’t be smuggled through thick more…

Student: CNN gave me 'scripted' questions

by -NO AUTHOR- -- A teen survivor of the tragic Parkland, Florida, school shooting claims he turned down an invitation to participate in a CNN town hall Wednesday evening because the network more…

People casual about encountering aliens

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Telegraph) – When the booming voice of Orson Welles interrupted a dance music programme on October 30 1938 to announce that explosions had been seen on Mars, it more…

New nightmare: Purdue's microbots

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Motherboard) – Earlier this week, the robotics company Boston Dynamics released a clip of their BigDog model—a four-legged, gas-powered, mobile machine—dexterously opening a door for its buddy. In more…

Prediction: Speech unneeded by 2050

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Daily Mail) – By 2050, humans will ditch speech and communicate using nothing but their thoughts. They'll do this through a 'collective AI consciousness' that is part of more…

Crusade-Era artifact found … in plain sight

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Smithsonian) – For decades it was known only as the “graffiti stone.” Leaning against a wall in a shadowy corner of Jerusalem’s Holy Sepulcher, the big blank rock more…

Shielding humanity from alien 'spam'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Universe Today) – Roughly half a century ago, Cornell astronomer Frank Drake conducted Project Ozma, the first systematic SETI survey at the National Radio Astronomy Observatory in Green more…