Obviously, Dril gave the best interview about Elon Musk’s Twitter

Obviously, Dril gave the best interview about Elon Musk’s Twitter

Elon MuskPhoto: Noam Galai/Getty Images for Heidi Klum As Twitter continues its uncomfortable writing under the yoke of newly-installed owner Elon Musk, The Washington Post‘s Taylor Lorenz has secured what might be the ultimate in commentary on Musk’s nascent leadership of the site: An interview with Twitter user Dril, the online comedian once memorably dubbed … Read more

Elon Musk Hires PlayStation 3 Jailbreak Hacker To Fix Twitter

Elon Musk Hires PlayStation 3 Jailbreak Hacker To Fix Twitter

Photo: Carina Johansen (Getty Images) George Hotz is best known for jailbreaking the iPhone’s carrier-lock and hacking the playstation3. Now Elon Musk has set him on his most momentous technical challenge: Fixing Twitter in three months. Okay, not all of it. He was hired to fix Twitter’s currently-broken search function. Musk previously tried to hire … Read more

Fired SpaceX Employees Listed Elon Musk’s 25 Worst Tweets

Fired SpaceX Employees Listed Elon Musk’s 25 Worst Tweets

SpaceX employees say they illegally fired after organizing an open letter about Elon Musk’s behavior.Photo: Hannibal Hanschke-Pool (Getty Images) SpaceX CEO Elon Musk’s tweets are once again being used in as evidence in a case filed with federal regulators. This time, the parties quoting his tweets are former SpaceX employees, who are claiming that the … Read more

Scientists identify what makes humans able to speak compared to other primates

Scientists identify what makes humans able to speak compared to other primates

The lack of these elements is what causes a stable vocal source in humans that is critical to the evolution of speech. This simplification of the larynx is what gave humans excellent pitch control with stable speech sounds that result in modern-day speaking. “We argue that the more complicated vocal structures in nonhuman primates can … Read more

When did the first humans reach America? Mammoth bones add to the debate

When did the first humans reach America?  Mammoth bones add to the debate

Science is never static, it evolved as new tools and techniques become available and old knowledge is updated with new based on observations, tests and study. Change is of course the only constant and the adage fits perfectly to all sciences. A new study has added to the discussion of when exactly did humans arrived … Read more

Scientists May Have Found a Key Shift Between The Brains of Humans And Neanderthals

Scientists May Have Found a Key Shift Between The Brains of Humans And Neanderthals

Scientists experimenting on mice have found evidence that key parts of the modern human brain take more time to develop than those of our long extinct cousin, the Neanderthal. Like the hare and the tortoise, slow and steady is the winner here. The extra time is caused by protein differences that also appear to reduce … Read more

Activision Investors Ignore Board, Approve Annual Abuse Reports

Activision Investors Ignore Board, Approve Annual Abuse Reports

Image: Activision / Blizzard / Kotaku Today, Activision Blizzard shareholders voted to approve a proposed annual report that would document the company’s ongoing efforts to stop workplace abuse and harassment as well as catalog the company’s total number of sexual harassment settlements and pending complaints. Activision had recommended stockholders vote against the creation of this … Read more

Here’s Why Hibernation in Space May Not Be Possible For Humans After All

Here’s Why Hibernation in Space May Not Be Possible For Humans After All

Sending humans virtually anywhere in space beyond the Moon pushes logistics of health, food, and psychology to limits we’re only just beginning to grasp. A staple solution to these problems in science fiction is to simply put the void-travelers to bed for a while. In a sleep-like state akin to hibernation or torpor, metabolism drops, … Read more

Twitter is Looking into Fluctuations in Follower Count

Twitter is Looking into Fluctuations in Follower Count

Musk’s takeover of Twitter has apparently sparked some follower count fluctuations. Picture: Chesnot / Contributor (Getty Images) Some Twitter users may already be running for the hills following Elon Musk’s takeover of the social media platform. A few major accounts have seen fluctuations in their follower count, with largely right-wing conservatives gaining followers while popular … Read more