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‘Sleeping Giant’ Ice Might Flood the World, Scientists Warn

Are you a fan of the 1995 film Waterworld starring Kevin Costner? Great news: There’s a distinct possibility that it’ll become a reality in the future if humanity can’t get its act together to prevent climate catastrophe! In a new paper published August 10 in the journal Nature, a team of Australian scientists found that …

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Bitcoiners Are Building The Future They Want To See: Experiences From 30 Bitcoin Meetups

This is an opinion editorial by Captain Sidd, finance writer and contributor to Bitcoin Magazine. “When deeds speak, words are nothing.” — African proverb Grokking Bitcoin’s potential impact on the world often starts with diving into the enormity of the problem with fiat currency. The vast moral hazards and twisted incentives inherent in any centrally …

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Scientists Turned Dead Spiders Into Undead Zombie Robots

If you think spiders are creepy when they’re alive, just wait until you see what they can do when they’re dead. A team of engineers at Rice University in Texas successfully reanimated dead spiders to serve as mechanical grippers. That’s right. In proof that we have permanently strayed from God’s light, the team published a …

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