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    China Bitcoin Ban: Bitcoin and Crypto Transactions Illegal

    The new China Bitcoin ban marks a major reversal of Chinese policy. Now, China has banned all cryptocurrency transactions in China. This includes transactions using Bitcoin. China’s central ban says that the country considers all cryptocurrency transactions in the Chinese economy. Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies like it use a cryptographically verified data tree to store records […] More

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    A Tesla Speed Record: Model S Plaid Scores Big

    Add another Tesla speed record to the trophy case. This time? The speed record for unmodified consumer vehicles. New Tesla Track Record Recently, the new Tesla Model S Plaid was tested for its speed at the world-famous Nürburgring test track. The Model S turned out to be more efficient than expected. It broke the speed […] More

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    Thanos Syndrome: How Not to Deal with Resource Scarcity

    Thanos Syndrome is the belief that when a human population is facing resource shortages, the immediate solution should be to reduce the number of people. Who is Thanos? In the Marvel Cinematic Universe, super villain Thanos is from planet Titan. Thanos wants to collect the six Infinity Stones that would give him infinite power. Once […] More

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    Free Tesla Model S Plaid from Omaze

    Want a free Tesla? Here’s your chance to win a free Tesla Model S Plaid through Omaze. The winner gets a total package worth almost $150,000 (with cash to pay taxes included!). A Free Tesla is too good to be true. Right? WRONG! The Tesla Model S Plaid is the top of the line consumer […] More

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    More International Space Station Cracks, Report Astronauts

    Russian astronauts have discovered more International Space Station cracks. Specifically, they foudn small cracks on their side of the ISS module. Those cracks could eventually expand, Reuters reports. “Superficial fissures have been found in some places on the Zarya module,” Vladimir Solovyov, chief engineer at Russian space corporation Energia, told state-owned news agency RIA. “This […] More

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    Win Two Seats on a Virgin Galactic Flight to Space

    Two seats on the the next Virgin Galactic flight to space? Sounds too good to be true. And yet, here it is. Virgin Galactic has partnered with Omaze to raffle two seats on one of the first Virgin Galactic flights. The Virgin Galactic Flight If you are the lucky winner, you and your guest will […] More

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    Hycean Planets and the Search for Alien Life

    As humans look at ways to reach space more easily, scientists and researchers think that the search for alien life should continue and hycean planets may be the answer. Normally, researchers look for Earth-like planets. They possess conditions that support life as we understand it. However, that may not be the best place to look […] More

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    Time Crystal Made in a Lab on a Supercomputer

    A time crystal has been simulated in a Google quantum computer for the first time. This kind of perpetually vibrating crystal may be a unique and elusive state of matter that no scientists has observed yet. States of Matter Most people know the common states of matter: solid, liquid, and gas. Most people know about […] More

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    Global Warming Is Unequivocal, says IPCC Report

    Global warming is unequivocal. On Monday (Aug. 9), the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), the UN body for evaluating climate science, released the first installment of the IPCC’s Sixth Assessment Report in a virtual press event. In the report, the authors reviewed more than 14,000 studies that: document evidence of climate change record the […] More

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    Fish with human teeth found in North Carolina

    A fisherman at Jennette’s Pier in North Carolina reeled in a surprise from the Atlantic: a fish with human teeth. Fish with human teeth are real Except, the sheepshead fish teeth aren’t real human teeth. You just think they look like human teeth. The sheapshead fish is commonly found swimming along the Atlantic coast, from […] More

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    Sunburst Arc Gravity Makes 12 Copies of A Galaxy

    The Sunburst Arc shows a fuzzy or blurry image to the untrained eye. In fact, the image shows 12 copies of a galaxy 11 billion light-years away, distorted and copies by gravity in the foreground. Meet the Sunburst Arc At least 12 copies of the galaxy – called PSZ1 G311.65-18.48 and nicknamed the Sunburst Arc […] More

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    World’s First 3D-Printed Unreinforced Concrete Bridge

    A freestanding, unreinforced bridge for pedestrians made from 3D-printed concrete blocks opened in Venice, Italy. They named it Striatus. Though, it doesn’t carry pedestrians over any of the city’s famed Venice canals. This first-of-its-kind structure opened at the Giardino Della Marinaressa during the run of the 2021 Venice Architecture Biennale. Who built Striatus? ETH Zürich’s […] More

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