web3 promises to make the internet better. it will do the exact opposite.
# tech

web3 promises to make the internet better. it will do the exact opposite.

Even if you’re not a techie, posts about “Web3” and NFTs are probably littering your social media feed. What the hell are they all about, and how will they “save the internet?”

world of weird things podcast: probing the mysteries of space with the fishes
# podcast

world of weird things podcast: probing the mysteries of space with the fishes

Impress your friends and family with some surprising facts about space and the weird stuff floating in it to start 2022.

covid denialists want you to think you’re brainwashed
# health

covid denialists want you to think you’re brainwashed

Joe Rogan and other prominent anti-science mouthpieces are now trying to pull off an old conspiracy theory Jedi mind trick when discussing the pandemic.

what is a planet anyway? astronomers campaign to avenge pluto
# space

what is a planet anyway? astronomers campaign to avenge pluto

A group of scientists want Pluto to be considered a planet again, even if hundreds of other objects earn the same rank.

will we really eat each other to survive in space?
# space

will we really eat each other to survive in space?

What happens when your crops fail and you’re 60 trillion miles from Earth? Some experts are raising grim alternatives to tabloids’ delight.

why do we believe what we believe in the age of disinformation?
# education

why do we believe what we believe in the age of disinformation?

Debunking scams and disinformation has become exponentially harder. We need to dig deep into why people believe what they do, and how social media exploits their fear and anger.

how to quantum entangle a tardigrade for viral headlines
# science

how to quantum entangle a tardigrade for viral headlines

Websites were abuzz about quantum entangled tardigrades, making readers wonder what exactly does that mean and why you would do it.

world of weird things podcast: why crewed spaceflight is here to stay
# podcast

world of weird things podcast: why crewed spaceflight is here to stay

Despite constant criticism, we’re still sending humans into orbit. And there are some very good reasons to not only keep doing it but to expand space travel as much as we can.

the three good things you missed as the world was ending
# science

the three good things you missed as the world was ending

Yes, it seemed like the world was still falling apart in 2021, but there is still some very good news.

world of weird things podcast: fighting the covid bulge with science
# podcast

world of weird things podcast: fighting the covid bulge with science

The COVID 20 is the new Freshman 15, and snake oil salespeople are out in full force to cash in as people try to shed some weight and get active again.

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