The AI that could keep you happy at work: Ex-Google team reveal software that ‘nudges’ workers

Can an AI keep you happy at work? Ex-Google team reveal software that ‘nudges’ workers with messages throughout the day The startup, called Humu, uses AI to ‘nudge’ staffers to complete certain tasks Uses machine learning to analyze data and find areas they can improve upon ‘Nudges’ are then delivered to managers and staff via … Read more

‘Sinister’ Chinese mussel has found its way into British waters

‘Sinister’ Chinese mussel that can smother scallops and oysters has made its way into British waters Asian date mussels have distinctive zig-zag markings on their tiny shells  They were first found in China and have caused problems all over the world  Dense mats of the mussels can suffocate scallops, oysters and seagrass  By Colin Fernandez, … Read more

NASA’s Juno spacecraft spots violent plumes on Jupiter’s moon Io 

Giant volcanic eruptions on Jupiter’s moon Io have been spotted by NASA‘s Juno probe. On Dec. 21, during winter solstice, four of Juno’s cameras captured images of the Jovian moon Io, the most volcanic body in our solar system, on the mission’s 17th flyby of the gas giant.  Stunned researchers say they hit the jackpot by … Read more

Ancient sphinx sculpture with head of a ram discovered at 3,000-year-old abandoned workshop in Egypt

Ancient sandstone sphinx with the head of a ram discovered at 3,000-year-old abandoned workshop in Egypt linked to King Tut’s grandfather Researchers discovered ancient abandoned workshop at Gebel el Silsila in Egypt There, they found a ram-headed sphinx, hieroglyphic fragments, ancient texts They say it dates to the 18th Dynasty during reign of pharaoh Amenhotep III  … Read more

Bill Nye warns ‘the planet’s on f***ing fire’ as he calls on viewers to address climate change

Bill Nye warns ‘the planet’s on f***ing fire’ as he calls on viewers to address the climate change ‘crisis,’ in profanity-laden tirade on HBO’s Last Week Tonight TV personality, Bill Nye, had some tough words about mitigating climate change  On ‘Last Week Tonight’ Nye proclaimed the ‘planet’s on f***ing fire’ Nye’s comments were designed for laughs, … Read more

NASA prepares for Armageddon with a tabletop planetary defence exercise

NASA is conducting planetary defence drills to see what would happen if an apocalyptic space rock was heading straight for Earth. Participants will discuss potential preparations for studying an asteroid or comet, as well as how to deflect it and lessen the damage caused by any impact.  The space agency has been scanning the skies … Read more

Jeff Bezos’ futuristic vision of self-sustaining habitat that could house a TRILLION people in space

Last week, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos finally lifted the veil on the lunar lander his aerospace company has been developing in secret for years, along with a plan to put humans back on the moon to stay. And in the process, he also revealed an ambitious vision for space colonization. Building off of a concept … Read more

Vizio points to outdated Chromecast software as potential cause of streaming problems with Disney+

Here’s a look at the new streaming challengers and what you get with each:  NEW PLAYERS  Disney+ Disney’s entertainment service, featuring shows and movies from Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars and National Geographic. Launch date: November 12 Price: $7 a month or $70 a year. Getting Disney Plus with ESPN Plus and Hulu, both owned … Read more