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Ted Nugent, Who Said COVID Was a Hoax, Catches COVID

Musician, renowned loudmouth, and staunch Trump supporter Ted Nugent tested positive for COVID-19 after writing off the pandemic — which, for the record, has killed more than three million people worldwide so far — as a hoax, People reports. “I was tested positive today. I got the Chinese sh*t,” he said in a video uploaded to Facebook on Monday, in...

Fallout From Nuclear Bomb Tests Is Showing Up in This Popular Food

Extra Flavoring Honey from the southeast United States comes with a little bit of extra seasoning: radioactive fallout from the military’s hundreds of aboveground nuclear bomb tests in the middle of the 20th century. It turns out that plants can confuse radiocesium, a radioactive isotope given off by the nuclear blasts, for the nutrient potassium,...

Investigators Issue Search Warrant for Data From Deadly Tesla Crash

A Tesla Model S was involved in a fatal and fiery crash near Houston, Texas, over the weekend. Confounding first responders was the fact that nobody was in the driver’s seat, leading many to believe the vehicle may have had its Autopilot feature turned on at the time of the deadly wreck. But according to a tweet by Tesla CEO — and ersatz PR manager —...

Russia Confirms That It’s Abandoning the International Space Station

Severing Ties Dmitry Rogozin, the hot-tempered head of Russia’s state space corporation Roscosmos, has confirmed that the country will pull out of the International Space Station after 20 years of continuous international occupation of the aging orbital research outpost, the Financial Times reports. It’s the end of decades of cooperation in space,...

Earn Your White Hat With This Cybersecurity Training Package

As the world becomes more connected, the cybersecurity risk to our data becomes higher. Even tech CEOs struggle to keep their private data from being leaked as part of the daily breaches and invasions in the headlines. If you’re working in IT or looking to change careers, this CompTIA certification bundle will show you how to get the certifications...

When It Comes to Your Gut Health, Not All Probiotics Are Created Equal

More and more people are learning about the importance of gut health. And as a result, more and more people are turning to probiotics. Unfortunately, many of these supplements are little more than an attempt to cash in on naive consumers, and offer little or no benefit. In fact, many probiotics simply die off during digestion. Luckily, Seed’s Daily...

The US Army Is Testing a Powered Exoskeleton

ExoBoot The US Army is testing out a pair of powered exoskeleton boots called the Dephy ExoBoot, which could soon allow soldiers to carry heavily loaded rucksacks with ease over long distances. The ExoBoot has an internal computer and sensors that glean information about how to assist the unit’s wearer using built-in actuators. A current iteration, the...

The Agency In Charge of the Nukes Just Tweeted Something Alarming

Sorry, What The US Strategic Command (STRATCOM), the division of the military responsible for managing the country’s stockpile of nuclear weapons, sent out an alarming message on Monday. “The spectrum of conflict today is neither linear nor predictable,” the agency tweeted. “We must account for the possibility of conflict leading to conditions which...

Dogecoin Hits $.420

42 Cents On an auspicious day in popular culture, joke-but-not-actually-a-joke cryptocurrency Dogecoin hit 42 cents, or $0.420, as Bloomberg reports. That may not sound like much, but that means the token soared a whopping 400 percent in just one week, to a market cap of some $51 billion, according to CoinGecko.com. Crypto enthusiasts on Twitter, ever...

United States Supports Plan to Dump Radioactive Water Into Ocean

Choosing Teams Despite outcry from neighboring countries like China and Korea, Japan has found a supporter for its plan to dump radioactive water into the ocean in the United States. Earlier this month, Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga announced that the government had delayed taking action to deal with the 1.2 million tons of contaminated water...

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