Pesticides Blamed for Endangered Bee Population

The bee has finally reached the Endangered List. But what does this really mean for humanity? We won’t become endangered ourselves – yet – but a cataclysmic event does await our fate – and all because of our inaction.

How Humans Will Look In 1,000 Years

Where will humans be in 1,000 years? What will we look like? These questions and more are examined by Tech Insider, taking into account our appearance a century ago and where we are currently standing now. Our height over the last 130 years has increased by an average of 3 inches. Once upon a time, the average…

Star Trek Sit Tight. Teleportation Just Became Real

Teleportation. Mind the pun, but it seems a world away and completely unrealistic to those on team cynical. And yet, a group of scientists hold a different opinion, claiming to have successfully teleported an object into space. The Chinese scientists claim they sent a photon from Earth to a satellite orbiting the planet over 300…

Amazon’s Facial Recognition Technology Can Now Detect Fear in People

(CD) — Privacy advocates are responding with alarm to Amazon’s claim this week that the controversial cloud-based facial recognition system the company markets to law enforcement agencies can now detect “fear” in the people it targets. “Amazon is going to get someone killed by recklessly marketing this dangerous and invasive surveillance technology to governments,” warned Evan Greer, deputy director…

A Writer’s Life

Writers, I think, are inherently hyperactive. Hyperactive with a splash of the neurotics. Those who aren’t writers will disagree. We resemble that of a sloth in the mornings, hunting out our first caffeine hit with the grace of a moss-covered creature. We then retreat to our cave, slowly experiencing the ritual metamorphosis until we resemble…

Surveillance Slips Into Totalitarianism…But Don’t Say You Weren’t Warned

It’s a page out of Orwell’s 1984. The increasing revelations about surveillance across the globe into our private lives is causing a divide in the Western states. Are the actions of the NSA in the United States, and the ASD in Australia creating an increasingly totalitarian environment? Are the Western states increasingly becoming paranoid with…