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Birds Survived Meteor Strike 66M Years Ago To Evolve Human Speech

Most of life was wiped out 66 million years ago after a meteor strike and only a few species of birds survived life on…


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LightSail Panel Discussion with Screening of The Looking Planet!

Celebrate the launch of LightSail!   June 10, 2015  7:00 – 9:30pm Cross Campus Pasadena The Planetary Society will present a special conversation about LightSail…


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8 Maps To Change The Way You Look at Africa & The World

Source – Take Part (8 Maps That Will Change The Way You Look At The World)  This collection of world maps published here at TakePart.com looks…


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Game Theory @ Tipping Point of Climate Change. Who Wins?

“When the uncertainty is small, however, societies are much more likely to coordinate efforts and avoid the tipping point.” Source –Game Theory: Tipping Climate…


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Malaysian Govt Invests $27M in Bezos Backed “General Fusion” of Canada

The Malaysian government invested ($27M) in General Fusion, the largest fusion energy program in Canada. General Fusion was established in 2002 to create power from nuclear fusion which…


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VR EVENT! Emotions in a Virtual World

Raw Science TV & Mindshare Present “The Nostalgist: Emotions in a Virtual World”   Friday, May 29th / Doors at 7pm / Program 8pm-10pm…


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How Much Are the Ocean’s Worth? US$24 Trillion per WWF Report

“Earth is distinguished from all other known planets by the presence of a warm, salty ocean that covers more than two-thirds of its surface….


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Mayo Clinic Finds Digital Health Interventions Reduce Cardiovascular Disease

On average, digital health interventions reduced relative risk for cardiovascular disease outcomes by 40 %. Source – Mobi Health News, Jonah Comstock Mayo Clinic…


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Chinese Company Replaces 90% of Human Workforce With Robots

Shenzhen Evewin Precision Technology Co. plans to replace 90% of a 1,800-person workforce with robots. Sources – Sputnik News, Fusion The South China Morning Post…


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IBM Helps Preserve Germany’s 40 PETABYTE Climate Data Archive

It is the largest trove of climate data in the world. Source – Scientific Computing  IBM will run a 40-petabyte robotic tape library to archive climate simulation…