Author: darnelltv

Has Anyone Solved This Mars Mission Ending Problem Yet‽

Earth’s third nearest neighbor Mars has been beckoning potential space explorers for over a century to brave the dangerous expanse of space to establish human settlements upon the crimson world. However, unless we solve the perchlorate problem, the only sentient life forms which will create outposts on the red planet will be robots. The scientists followed-up with another round of experiments that looked at the toxic effects of iron oxides and hydrogen peroxide, which are also found in Martian soil. These tests yielded even more bad news for microscopic Martians: when the bacteria were hit with UV rays in...

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Patriots Payoff Or NFL Law Keeping‽ A Tale Of 3 Touchdowns Calls By Al Riveron

Photo Credits: Tom Dahlin & Getty Images Another week, another controversial touchdown reversal by Al Riveron in favor of my New England Patriots. As a self-declared Masshole, I am beginning to see why friends, family, frenemies & foes accuse the NFL of being biased towards Tom Brady & Bill Belichick. However contrary to popular (sports) conspiracies, there is a method to the NFL’s madness which lays down the law regardless of fan feelings. As best summed up in the words of my frenemy, Ben Shapiro: Facts don't care about your feelings. — Ben Shapiro (@benshapiro) February 5, 2016 Week...

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Telegram As A Cryptocurrency‽

Telegram allegedly has bigger plans than becoming a super secure chat program. The encrypted chat app is rumored to be launching their version of Bitcoin which could rival current cryptocurrency networks. The popular encrypted messaging app Telegram will launch its own Blockchain platform and cryptocurrency, according to sources familiar with the matter. The new platform will be dubbed either “The Open Network” or “Telegram Open Network” (TON) and is supposed to be based on an improved version of Blockchain technology. […] Cointelegraph learned that the currency of TON will be called “Gram” and the platform will be natively integrated...

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Did China (S)elect Xi Jinping As Dictator For Life‽

Normally Chinese leaders are allowed to serve two terms max (with each term being 5 years). But now that is in doubt after China put Xi Jinping’s name in their Constitution (which is odd if you ask me). “The amendment of the party constitution effectively confirms Xi Jinping’s aspiration to be the Mao Zedong of the 21st Century — that means a top leader with no constraints on tenure or retirement age,” said Willy Wo-Lap Lam, a political expert at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. “The fact that he has become the new helmsman of the ship of...

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Making Twitter Great Again via Toggles, Edit Buttons &…Star Trek Colors‽

Despite its smaller size (at least when compared against rivals like Facebook & Instagram), Twitter is still the most influential social network online. A few examples include: Elon Musk establishing a mega clean tech battery in Australia over a tweet challenge CEO Elon Musk suggests Tesla can help out Puerto Rico with energy needs & Puerto Rico Governor accepts tweet offer Domino’s allows folks to order pizza on Twitter (yes, seriously) Popularizing #BlackLivesMatter movement (it ironically started on Facebook but only gained momentum on Twitter) Trump (dangerously) escalating war with North Korea—over Twitter While one could list 140,000 ways...

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