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Rapper Says He’s Buying an Entire Planet

We Bought a Planet Rapper Lil Uzi Vert says he’s working on buying the gas giant exoplanet WASP-127b in what would certainly be the first purchase of its kind. Unfortunately, Uzi — who previously embedded a $24 million diamond into his forehead and joined Grimes in a vow to embed computer chips into their brains to obtain the “knowledge of the Gods”...

This Luxurious Body Pillow Lets You Wake up Feeling Transformed

Did you know that the average person spends about 7 years trying to fall asleep? If that doesn’t surprise you, you may be one of the 50-to-70 million Americans who suffer from sleep problems. Luckily, one of the easiest ways to build a more effective bedtime routine is to sleep in a more comfortable position. And one of the best ways to do this is by...

Great Job! Fox News Boldly Claims Russian Jet Flies at Twice the Speed of Light.

Screw Your Physics If you watch Fox News‘ morning talk show “Fox and Friends,” you may have heard some unsettling news about Russia’s military prowess. Apparently, Russia has learned to violate the singular, most unbreakable law of physics, the speed limit of the universe that allows every other law of science to fall into place, all in the name of...

Elon Musk Says It’s Totally Possible to Build “Extremely Safe” Nuclear Plants

Pro Nuclear Tesla CEO Elon Musk is totally on board when it comes to nuclear energy. The billionaire discussed the topic during this week’s B-Word crypto innovation conference. “I think modern nuclear power plants are safe contrary to what people may think,” he said during the conference, as quoted by CNBC. “I really think it’s possible to make very,...

Air Force Research Lab Says Force Fields Are “on the Horizon”

Shields Up! The Air Force Research Lab (AFRL) seems to be working on bringing a staple of science fiction weaponry — the force field — into reality. The announcement arrived as part of a new AFRL report on the future of directed energy weapons — you know, lasers and stuff — and how they might be used by the military in the coming decades. The report...

Weather App Now Warns You When It’s Hot Enough To Drop Dead

Wet Bulb Warning The weather app Carrot, which is known for peppering its weather reports with sardonic jokes, just implemented a key update: the app will now warn you when it’s so hot that going outside could cause you to simply drop dead. Specifically, Carrot now includes a “wet bulb” readout, Gizmodo reports, which is a measurement based mostly...

Russia’s Space Station Module Launch Was Filled With Drama

From Russia With Love Despite confirming it would eventually abandon the International Space Station, Russia’s federal space agency Roscosmos had one last contribution to make. Russia’s brand new space station module called Nauka successfully launched into space on Wednesday — but there was a change of plans once it entered space. Unconfirmed reports...

Exoskeletons Are Causing Problems With Wearers’ Brains, Scientists Say

While exoskeletons can seemingly grant wearers superhuman strength on the job or give extra mobility to people with injuries, the assistive robotic devices may also be wreaking havoc on our brains behind the scenes. Instead of the harmonious fusion of man and machine one might expect from an exoskeleton, it turns out that a wearer’s brain tends to...

Elon Musk Says Tesla Has Caused Him More Suffering Than Anything Else in His Life

One of the richest people in the world has made life extremely difficult for himself. During a blockchain conference on Wednesday, Tesla CEO Elon Musk talked about the hardships he’s had over the years — and blamed his electric carmaker Tesla for them. “I would say I’ve had some pretty tough life experiences and Tesla’s probably responsible for two-thirds...

Excessive Coffee Drinking Linked to Dementia

Bad news for the caffeine-crazed among us. A massive new study linked excessive coffee drinking — and we’re talking excessive — to a considerably greater risk of developing dementia later in life. After probing the medical records of 17,702 volunteers in the UK Biobank database, a team of scientists from the University of South Australia found a startling...

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