Alec Baldwin Shooting: Breaking Every Rule of Gun Safety

News reports tell us the Alec Baldwin shooting really happened. On the scene of the movie adaptation of the Nebula award-winning science fiction novel, Rust, Alec Baldwin accidentally shot and killed an assistant director of photographer and wounded another person. Film producers hire weapons handlers to take care of these issues. Public controversy still swirls…

China Bans Bitcoin: Bitcoin and Crypto Transactions Illegal

China bans Bitcoin, marking a major reversal of Chinese policy. Now, China has banned all cryptocurrency transactions in China. So, this ban includes transactions using Bitcoin. China’s central bank says that the country considers all cryptocurrency transactions in the Chinese economy as subverting the Chinese government’s monetary control. Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies like it use a…

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…

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…

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…

Taliban Saved Americans from Terrorist Attack

Hours before the U.S. withdraw from Afghanistan the Taliban saved Americans from a terrorist attack. They stopped a bus rigged with explosives headed toward Kabul airport. According to an unnamed U.S. citizen on the bus, after the stop Taliban soldiers forced passengers off the bus. After that, soldiers said it was rigged with explosives. There…

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…

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…

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…

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…