Report: New Army Goggles Will Allow Facial Recognition

A modified gamer headset under development will allow soldiers to see through a drone’s eyes, aim around corners, and identify the faces of enemies in their sights, Defense One reported. And it could be a reality “very soon,” the news outlet reported. Army officials are testing a new headset that will potentially allow soldiers looking More...

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By SLPundit On Wednesday, July 17th, 2019
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Elon Musk’s Startup Wants to Thread Wires Through Your Brain to Connect to AI

Elon Musk’s startup Neuralink has plans to connect humans’ brains directly to computers using Bluetooth-enabled implants inserted into the brain before the end of the year in an effort to create More...

By SLPundit On Wednesday, July 17th, 2019
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Moon Rocks Be Damned: Conspiracy Theories Live On 50 Years After Lunar Landing

Fifty years after the Apollo 11 lunar landing, the moon-hoax theory lives on. Polls show about 5% or 6% of the public believes the landing was faked, former NASA chief historian Roger Launius told The Washington More...

By SLPundit On Wednesday, July 17th, 2019
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Bezos Says Colonizing Moon Could Be Key to Saving Earth

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos wants to reduce the price of admission to space and is hoping his aerospace company Blue Origin can help put the first American woman on the moon. The last manned mission to the moon took More...

By SLPundit On Monday, July 15th, 2019
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Report: More Swedes Trading IDs, Key Cards for Microchips

About 4,000 Swedish people have inserted microchips into their bodies so they do not have to carry IDs, key cards, and even train tickets, according to the New York Post. The chips can also be used to monitor a More...

By SLPundit On Monday, July 8th, 2019
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Apple Co-Founder Wozniak: ‘Get Off Facebook’

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak, who last year deleted his Facebook account over concerns about the social media company’s troubles protecting the privacy of its users, says people should get off the platform. “I More...

By SLPundit On Friday, June 28th, 2019
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CNN: ‘Mini-Brains’ Grown From Stem Cells Show ‘Complex’ Neural Activity

New research shows that lab-grown “cerebral organoids,” similar to miniature brains made from stem cells, show dynamic neural activity despite having no ability to think, CNN reports. The study was More...

By SLPundit On Friday, June 28th, 2019
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Mysterious Fast Radio Burst Traced to Galaxy 3.6 Billion Light-Years Away

Researchers have been able to trace a single burst of cosmic radio waves to a galaxy 3.6 billion light-years away, CNN is reporting. It is the first time a single burst of the radio waves has been traced to its More...

By SLPundit On Thursday, June 27th, 2019
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NASA to Send Drone to Saturn’s Moon for Clues on Human Origins

NASA plans to send a drone named Dragonfly to Saturn’s biggest moon, Titan, the agency said Thursday, announcing the space agency’s latest high-profile mission to explore the solar system for clues More...

By SLPundit On Thursday, June 20th, 2019
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Scientists Trying to Solve Growing Space Junk Problem

Technology has contributed to the growing number of pieces of space junk orbiting the Earth and now, the question is how to retrieve it safely, according to a new report. Defense One examined the issue and concluded More...