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Jul 17, 2019

Regenerative Ecology — Scott Quitel, Founder, LandHealth Institute- ideaXme — Ira Pastor

Posted by in categories: aging, bees, biological, biotech/medical, complex systems, environmental, geoengineering, health, science, transhumanism

Jul 17, 2019

Houston — the Eagle has landed!

Posted by in categories: education, space

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of man landing on the moon. Check out this rare documentary Apollo 11: First Steps on the Moon.

Featuring interviews with the astronauts and NASA officials. See why it was “one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind.” Streaming now & free #apollo11

Jul 17, 2019

Marshall Islands have higher levels of radiation than Chernobyl

Posted by in categories: energy, military

A group of islands halfway between Australia and Hawaii have been found to contain deadly levels of radiation, 1000 times higher than toxic sites of stricken nuclear power stations at Chernobyl and Fukushima.

The Marshall Islands in the central Pacific Ocean were once an idyllic tropical paradise before they were hit with more than 60 nuclear bombs during testing carried out by the United States between 1946 and 1958.

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Jul 17, 2019

Elon Musk on Joe Rogan — what is Neuralink

Posted by in categories: computing, Elon Musk, neuroscience

Neuralink is developing ultra-high bandwidth brain-machine interfaces to connect humans and computers.

Jul 17, 2019

It’s all CRUMBLING… NYC power outages to continue; GPS satellites fail; tech is collapsing at an increased rate

Posted by in categories: energy, satellites

(Natural News) A series of incidents that have occurred in close proximity to each other over the past several days are leading many to believe that technology is failing society and that U.S. infrastructure is collapsing faster than previously believed.

On Saturday, a wide swath of Manhattan’s West Side was plunged into darkness for several hours, and the electric company officials responsible for providing the power — Con Edison — are not sure why the failure occurred.

As reported by the New York Post, the company said in a statement late Sunday morning that it “will be conducting a diligent and vigorous investigation to determine the root cause of the incident.”

Jul 17, 2019

8 of the surviving Apollo astronauts got together for the 50th anniversary of the moon landing, and Buzz Aldrin’s outfit stole the show

Posted by in category: space

Read More: Astronauts explain why nobody has visited the moon in more than 45 years — and the reasons are depressing

A few months ago, ahead of the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing, eight of the 17 surviving Apollo astronauts gathered together for an early celebration at The Explorers Club in New York City.

The group was: Walter Cunningham (Apollo 7), Rusty Schweickart (Apollo 9), Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins (Apollo 11), Fred Haise (Apollo 13), Al Worden (Apollo 15), Charlie Duke (Apollo 16), and Harrison Schmitt (Apollo 17).

Jul 17, 2019

Could artificial intelligence be the future of cancer diagnosis?

Posted by in categories: biotech/medical, robotics/AI

The authors of a recent paper believe that in the future, artificial intelligence might be able to tell benign from malignant lesions without a biopsy.

Jul 17, 2019

Why plastic pollution shouldn’t distract from other environmental challenges

Posted by in category: futurism

Via environment — world economic forum

Issues like biodiversity loss are much bigger threats to the future of the planet than plastic pollution, according to a recent paper.

Jul 17, 2019

To The Stars Academy

Posted by in category: entertainment

We are working to achieve our mission via an entertainment, science and aerospace consortium that engages with global citizens to investigate the outer edges of science and unconventional thinking in order to push human knowledge and ultimately, our collective capability forward.

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Jul 17, 2019

Humans are causing larger species to go extinct faster

Posted by in categories: existential risks, habitats

Via environment — world economic forum

Larger animals are at greater risk of extinction as relentless human pressure on their habitats takes its toll.