Category Archives: Science and Technology

Moon Fuel: A New Multi-Trillion Dollar Treasure

Helium-3 is a source of waste-free nuclear energy that is quite rare on Earth. However, there is an estimated 1 million metric tons of helium-3 embedded in the moon (though only about a quarter of that realistically could be brought to Earth). Still, being able to tap into this resource would be enough to meet the world’s current energy demands for at least two, and possibly as many as five, centuries. Many countries are interested in bringing it back to Earth with India vying to be on the forefront of this race. Whoever can figure out how to get it back to Earth could make, what is estimated to be, worth trillions of dollars.

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The First Burger Restaurant Run By A Robot Is Opening In San Francisco [VIDEO]

A San Francisco based restaurant will become the first to serve burgers cooked and assembled by a robot. The burger will be assembled and cooked in a machine that contains 20 computers, 350 sensors, and 50 actuator mechanisms – and zero human interference, other than having somebody present to hand the finished burger to customers.

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Judge Rules Twitter Can Be Sued For Falsely Advertising They Allow Free Speech

A California judge has ruled that social media giant Twitter can be sued for falsely advertising free speech yet bans users for “any or no reason.”  The judge also ruled that Twitter could be sued on the basis of misleading its users, due to the platform’s promise not to ban accounts on the basis of viewpoint or political affiliation, which is frequently violated.

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“Everyone Is Affected”: Why The Implications Of The Intel “Bug” Are Staggering

Intel’s processors have a security bug and the fix could slow down PCs but, Intel says the processor bug isn’t unique to its chips. This will require a complete re-architecture of the way processors are designed and the threats posed will be with us for an entire hardware life-cycle, likely the next decade.

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