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  • Mystery “Monolith” Disappears From Utah Desert
    by Jon Christian on November 29, 2020 at 4:18 am

    Monolith Frenzy Remember the mysterious metal monolith that officials found in the Utah countryside this past week, prompting tongue-in-cheek comparisons to the alien artifact in Stanley Kubrick’s 1968 film “2001: A Space Odyssey”? Now, in the latest perplexing turn of events, state officials say the puzzling object has vanished — and they have no idea The post Mystery “Monolith” Disappears From Utah Desert appeared first on Futurism.

  • These 25 Elite VPNs and Password Managers Are an Extra 40% Off
    by Futurism Creative on November 28, 2020 at 4:00 pm

    In 2018, over 2.5 billion accounts fell victim to hackers who were able to not only break in but also glean information on their IP, user ID, encrypted password, personalization data, recent activity, and a whole host of private information. As we continue to be digitally-dependent, this threat is bound to rise. Contrary to what The post These 25 Elite VPNs and Password Managers Are an Extra 40% Off appeared first on Futurism.

  • The Best DIY Kits and Projects on Sale for Black Friday
    by Futurism Creative on November 27, 2020 at 10:00 pm

    As the holidays near closer and closer, you are likely finding yourself in one of two situations: either you’re on the hunt for the perfect gift or you’re in need of a little bit of entertainment while you’re cooped up indoors. No matter your holiday setup, these kits and projects are sure to bring joy The post The Best DIY Kits and Projects on Sale for Black Friday appeared first on Futurism.

  • Build Your Own Drones With Black Friday Access To These DIY Kits
    by Futurism Creative on November 27, 2020 at 9:40 pm

    There’s nothing like the power of flight to make kids (and adults) fall in love with STEM. These ten DIY drones from Force Flyers will get you in the air and stimulate the imagination, with themes for every family to enjoy, and they’re the perfect complement to the building block sets you already own. All The post Build Your Own Drones With Black Friday Access To These DIY Kits appeared first on Futurism.

  • A Bot Made Frank Sinatra Cover Britney Spears. YouTube Removed It Over Copyright Claims.
    by Dan Robitzski on November 27, 2020 at 4:30 pm

    As artificial intelligence gets more powerful, it can also grow increasingly creative. Or, at least, the AI tools at artists’ and musicians’ disposal have grown more sophisticated to the point they can help create brand new mediums. That was certainly the case with the high-tech music duo DADABOTS, who Futurism enlisted to compose a bizarre, The post A Bot Made Frank Sinatra Cover Britney Spears. YouTube Removed It Over Copyright Claims. appeared first on Futurism.

  • Get a Head Start on Black Friday With Futurism’s Favorite Early Black Friday Deals
    by Futurism Creative on November 26, 2020 at 7:09 pm

    Everyone knows that Black Friday is the best time to get the deepest discounts on whatever holiday gifts you’re looking to score. This year, with online shopping likely to be at an all-time high, the online discounts are going to be even harder to navigate than usual — which is why Futurism’s favorite Black Friday The post Get a Head Start on Black Friday With Futurism’s Favorite Early Black Friday Deals appeared first on Futurism.

  • Remember Vape Lung? It’s Still Happening.
    by Dan Robitzski on November 25, 2020 at 10:55 pm

    Remember Vape Lung? The dangerous respiratory illness, which had its heyday in mid-2019, may seem like a relic from a simpler time. But the condition — officially dubbed EVALI — never actually went away. The condition, which was linked to illegally-sold THC vapes and can cause symptoms like coughing, shortness of breath, and lung damage, The post Remember Vape Lung? It’s Still Happening. appeared first on Futurism.

  • Scientists Decipher the Sun’s Nuclear Fusion for the First Time
    by Dan Robitzski on November 25, 2020 at 9:44 pm

    For the first time, scientists were able to directly measure the sort of nuclear fusion happening at the sun’s core. The study, published Wednesday in the journal Nature, reveals that our sun performs what’s called the carbon-nitrogen-oxygen (CNO) fusion cycle, a process that involves heavier elements than what scientists expected for a star The post Scientists Decipher the Sun’s Nuclear Fusion for the First Time appeared first on Futurism.

  • This Startup Makes Real Estate Investing Accessible to Everyone
    by Futurism Creative on November 25, 2020 at 9:30 pm

    Investing in real estate has always been a great way to reduce your exposure to the volatility of the stock market. However, for a long time, it was also too complicated and time-consuming for most investors. But that’s not the case anymore. Today, thanks to a high-tech investing platform called Roofstock, investing in residential rental The post This Startup Makes Real Estate Investing Accessible to Everyone appeared first on Futurism.

  • Because of COVID, Joe Biden Says He’s Not Spending Thanksgiving With His Family
    by Victor Tangermann on November 25, 2020 at 9:29 pm

    In his Thanksgiving address, president-elect Joe Biden revealed that he will not be spending the holiday with his family due to the coronavirus pandemic. The CDC has been pleading with Americans to stay at home in a response to rising cases of COVID-19 across the country. Hospitals are running out of beds while the number The post Because of COVID, Joe Biden Says He’s Not Spending Thanksgiving With His Family appeared first on Futurism.

  • Pick Up a New Language With a Lifetime Subscription to Top-Rated Babbel for 50% Off
    by Futurism Creative on November 25, 2020 at 8:30 pm

    The science of learning a new language has advanced a long, long way since you had to crack open a textbook and practice declensions. And as we tie ourselves more closely to other people and cultures, learning their language is going to be more important to daily life. The top-rated Babbel app, fortunately, makes learning The post Pick Up a New Language With a Lifetime Subscription to Top-Rated Babbel for 50% Off appeared first on Futurism.

  • Protect Yourself and Others With This Personal Air Purifying Shield
    by Futurism Creative on November 25, 2020 at 7:30 pm

    If 2020 has a symbol, it’s probably the face mask. Yet while masks are highly effective tools, especially when paired with a face shield, they’re not perfect. And many are hesitant to use PPE when there’s even the possibility of shortages for doctors, nurses, and first responders who need it more. This is where VYZRTech’s The post Protect Yourself and Others With This Personal Air Purifying Shield appeared first on Futurism.

  • SpaceX Fires Up Starship Engines Ahead of Miles-High Flight Test
    by Victor Tangermann on November 25, 2020 at 7:15 pm

    Fourth Time’s the Charm SpaceX has fired up the three Raptor engines attached to its latest Starship prototype called SN8 for the fourth time on Tuesday evening. The successful test means the prototype could go on to make its maiden voyage to 50,000 feet as soon as next week, according to a Tuesday tweet by The post SpaceX Fires Up Starship Engines Ahead of Miles-High Flight Test appeared first on Futurism.

  • The US Army Is Developing Tech That Reads Soldiers’ Minds
    by Dan Robitzski on November 25, 2020 at 6:48 pm

    The U.S. Army is pouring money into neuroscience research to try and decode the meaning behind different brain signals. The ultimate goal — which lies far off in the future — is to build a system that would allow soldiers to communicate with nothing more than their thoughts, according to C4ISRNET. It’s a The post The US Army Is Developing Tech That Reads Soldiers’ Minds appeared first on Futurism.

  • Protect Your Privacy Online With This Lifetime Subscription Bundle
    by Futurism Creative on November 25, 2020 at 6:00 pm

    Data breaches used to be the subject of dramatic Hollywood movies. Now they’re just the facts of life in the 21st century, and there’s more happening every day. Fortunately, protecting yourself is easy with the right tools. The Internet Privacy & Security Lifetime Bundle can help keep you safe. Here’s what you get and how The post Protect Your Privacy Online With This Lifetime Subscription Bundle appeared first on Futurism.

  • Scientists Create Living Factories That Churn Out Hydrogen Fuel
    by Dan Robitzski on November 25, 2020 at 5:53 pm

    By jam-packing photosynthetic algae into sugary droplets of water, scientists build mini biological factories that churn out hydrogen that could be used as a source of carbon-neutral energy. Under specific conditions inside the water droplet, the algae will stop producing oxygen and instead give off viable hydrogen, according to research published Wednesday in The post Scientists Create Living Factories That Churn Out Hydrogen Fuel appeared first on Futurism.

  • Physicists Say Universe Filled With Mystery Substance Called “Quintessence”
    by Victor Tangermann on November 25, 2020 at 5:48 pm

    A team of scientists suggest that the accelerating expansion of the Universe could be caused by cosmic “quintessence.” The tentative conclusion could offer us tantalizing clues about the nature of dark energy, the mysterious force that is causing our universe to expand at an ever increasing rate. Such an expansion was first confirmed back in The post Physicists Say Universe Filled With Mystery Substance Called “Quintessence” appeared first on Futurism.

  • Here’s How the First Coronavirus Vaccines Will Be Distributed
    by Dan Robitzski on November 25, 2020 at 4:44 pm

    Operation Warp Speed, the government program that’s led the push to develop a COVID-19 vaccine on an accelerated timeline, just announced how it plans to distribute the first batch of vaccines. So far, none of the experimental vaccines in the developmental pipeline have been approved for use by the FDA. But once they are, NPR The post Here’s How the First Coronavirus Vaccines Will Be Distributed appeared first on Futurism.

  • NASA Is Officially Assembling the SLS in Florida
    by Victor Tangermann on November 25, 2020 at 3:58 pm

    NASA has officially started stacking booster segments of its first heavy-lift Space Launch System (SLS), with a planned first flight set for some time next year. The agency has ambitious plans for the massive rocket. It wants to launch the first astronauts to the Moon as soon as 2024 as part of its Artemis program. The post NASA Is Officially Assembling the SLS in Florida appeared first on Futurism.

  • After COVID, Your Favorite Foods May Smell Like Rotting Meat
    by Victor Tangermann on November 24, 2020 at 10:03 pm

    COVID-19 is having some seriously strange effects on the nervous system — including wreaking havoc on the patient’s sense of smell, as The Wall Street Journal reports. While we have long suspected the overall effect, scientists are trying to get to the bottom as to why the sense of smell — and with it the The post After COVID, Your Favorite Foods May Smell Like Rotting Meat appeared first on Futurism.