Shackleton’s Famous Antarctic Shipwreck Finally Discovered in The World’s ‘Worst Sea’

Explorers have found one of the most famous shipwrecks in history, Ernest Shackleton’s Endurance, deep in the icy sea off Antarctica more than a century after it sank, they announced Wednesday.   Endurance was discovered at a depth of 3,008 meters (9,869 feet) in the Weddell Sea, about six kilometers (four miles) from where it … Read more

Covid-19 news: Trust in UK government fell in 2021, study finds

By Michael Le Page, Clare Wilson, Jessica Hamzelou, Sam Wong, Graham Lawton, Adam Vaughan, Conrad Quilty-Harper, Jason Arunn Murugesu, Layal Liverpool, Carissa Wong and Alex Wilkins Britain’s health secretary Sajid Javid, prime minister Boris Johnson and chancellor of the exchequer, Rishi Sunak NEIL HALL/POOL/EPA-EFE/Shutterstock Latest coronavirus news as of 12pm on 24 February Trust that … Read more

People Trust Nonsense More if They Think a Scientist Said It

Discontinuity is the antithesis of inspiration. The complexity of the present time seems to demand an unveiling of our hopes if we are going to survive. This life is nothing short of a blossoming osmosis of mythic understanding. Sounds like bullshit? That’s because it is.    These statements were generated using the New Age Bullshit … Read more

Want to Get Humans to Trust Robots? Let Them Dance

A dancer shrouded in shades of blue rises to her feet and steps forward on stage. Under a spotlight, she gazes at her partner: a tall, sleek robotic arm. As they dance together, the machine’s fluid movements make it seem less stereotypically robotic—and, researchers hope, more trustworthy. “When a human moves one joint, it isn’t … Read more