Sci & Tech

What exactly did the rover find?

What exactly did the rover find?

Curiosity’s telephoto camera snapped shots of three rocky outcrops not far from the rover’s landing site inside Gale Crater. One of them, called “Goulburn”, had been excavated by the rover’s own landing gear. The other two were natural outcrops dubbed “Link” and “Hottah”. All three, and Hottah in particular, were made of thin layers of rock […]

Apple awarded patent for location-based remote disabling devices

Apple awarded patent for location-based remote disabling devices

Madison Ruppert, Contributor Activist Post Last week Apple was awarded a troubling patent, originally filed in June of 2008, which would enable a feature many users likely wouldn’t want: the remote disabling of the camera on one of Apple’s many devices via infrared signal. Allowing for the cameras on cell phones to be remotely disabled […]

Lunar ‘space elevator’ may soon become sci-fact

Lunar ‘space elevator’ may soon become sci-fact

US firm announced an ambitious project to build a lunar space elevator that could transport both robots and humans using an existing technology, in less than a decade. Fundraising efforts are already underway. ­Firm’s founder and former NASA researcher Michael Laine stated that LiftPort Group is capable of building a lunar space elevator within this […]

Hacking the human brain

Hacking the human brain

Madison Ruppert, Contributor Activist Post As hard as it is to believe, what many might think is the last bastion of total privacy, namely, the human mind, is quickly becoming just as vulnerable as the rest of our lives with the invention of mind-reading helmets and other ways to “hack” the mind. Now security researchers from the University of California, Berkeley, […]

Neo-Humanity: Transhumanism Will Merge Man With Machine

Neo-Humanity: Transhumanism Will Merge Man With Machine

Susanne Posel, Contributor Activist Post Science and religion meet at the intersection of a $5 million grant gifted to UC Riverside in Pennsylvania by the John Templeton Foundation for further research into an afterlife and immortality. John Martin Fischer, philosophy professor from UC Riverside, will host conferences and oversee post-doctoral students running a website that centers around immortality; […]

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