Category Archives: Science and Technology

Why Spam Calls Are At An All-Time High [VIDEO]

Why Spam Calls Are At An All-Time High [VIDEO]

Robocalls are at an all-time high. On average, Americans received more than 2,000 robocalls every second in October, up 25% from the previous month. With 49 billion robocalls so far this year, all four major U.S. phone carriers now offer some form of blocking or screening service, such as T-Mobile’s well known “Scam Likely” label. Congress and state officials passed new robocall regulations in recent months and have seen an uptick in successful cases against the scammers. Meanwhile, hundreds of tech start-ups are developing new ways to tackle the problem.

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Creator Of Global-Warming’s Infamous “Hockey Stick” Chart Loses ‘Climate-Science’ Lawsuit

Creator Of Global-Warming’s Infamous “Hockey Stick” Chart Loses ‘Climate-Science’ Lawsuit

Michael Mann, a climatologist at Penn State University, is the creator of the “hockey stick graph” that appears to show global temperatures taking a noticeable swing upward in the era when humanity has been burning fossil fuels and dumping CO2 into the atmosphere. Dr. Mann lost his case when, to the astonishment of legal experts, he refused to comply with the court direction to hand over and show in open court his R2 regression numbers (the ‘working out’) behind the world-famous ‘hockey stick’ graph. Mann’s iconic hockey stick has been relied upon by the UN’s IPCC and western governments as crucial evidence for the science of ‘man-made global warming.’

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The Race For The Moon Continues

The Race For The Moon Continues

On July 21, 1969, astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin were the first men to set foot on the moon. Ten more Apollo astronauts followed in their footsteps until 1972 but since then, no human has set foot on Earth’s closest companion in space. Fifty years later, the race for the moon is starting anew with several countries and private companies announcing missions.

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Watch Robot Dog Deliver A Package From Autonomous Shuttle [VIDEO]

Watch Robot Dog Deliver A Package From Autonomous Shuttle [VIDEO]

At CES 2019, the transport firm Continental pushed the boundaries of autonomous vehicle technology, showed how a driverless utility van could be used to stage and deploy delivery robot dogs, taking packages from the vehicle to a customer’s doorstep. Automating the last mile serves as a warning that thousands of gig-economy jobs are about to be eliminated…

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