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Toyota Testing Car That Sucks CO2 Out of the Atmosphere While It Drives

Carbon Capture Electric cars are a nice idea, but the reality of their range and battery issues keeps dragging them back to Earth. Toyota's seizing on that reality with a wild idea, Carscoops reports: cars with built-in filters that capture carbon dioxide — the stuff that causes global warming — from the atmosphere as you drive. In other words, the...

Thu Feb 29, 2024 02:58
James Webb Spots "Extremely Red" Black Hole

NASA's James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) has spotted a rare and "extremely red" supermassive black hole lurking in one of the most ancient corners of the universe. Astronomers suggest the vermilion black hole was the result of an expanding universe just 700 million years following the Big Bang, as detailed in a paper published this month in the journal...

Thu Feb 29, 2024 00:59
Cannabis Use Linked to Higher Risk of Heart Attack and Stroke

Proponents say cannabis can lessen a whole host of medical ills, from body pains to anxiety, when taken at certain dosages. But there's mounting evidence that marijuana, particularly when smoked or vaped, may not be entirely good for your physical health. The latest foray in the debate is a new study published in the Journal of the American Heart...

Thu Feb 29, 2024 00:59
Scientists Create DVD-Shaped Disc That Can Hold More Movies Than You Could See in Your Entire Life

Hyper HD Researchers at the University of Shanghai for Science and Technology have come up with an optical storage device that has the same shape and size as a DVD or Blu-Ray disc — but can hold a whopping 1.6 petabits of data, or around 200,000 gigabytes. That's enough data to store over 40,000 DVDs, or over 100 years of watching one movie a day....

Wed Feb 28, 2024 21:57
Google Quietly Paying Journalists to Generate Articles Using Unreleased AI

Google's foray into AI-generated journalism — and maybe-possibly destroying the already-teetering media industry along the way — continues. Adweek reports that Google is paying a select group of publishers to quietly test a secretive generative AI platform designed to produce news articles. Per the agreement, Adweek writes, "the publishers are expected...

Wed Feb 28, 2024 21:57
Actor at Willy Wonka Disaster Says Even the Script Was AI-Generated

Over the weekend, organizers of what was described as a "Willy Wonka Experience" in Scotland duped unsuspecting parents into bringing their kids to a truly dmsial event using clearly AI-generated marketing materials. The $44-a-ticket experience turned out to fall well short of the fantastical landscapes dreamed up by an AI, with cheap-looking props...

Wed Feb 28, 2024 20:57

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