David Reitze, executive director of the LIGO Laboratory, took the podium at the National Press Building in Washington, DC, this morning, and said the words we’ve all been waiting on tenterhooks to hear: “We have discovered gravitational waves.” And a packed auditorium in Caltech’s Cahill building in Pasadena—where people had gathered to watch the live feed—erupted into wild applause.
IF A HANDFUL of lawmakers in the US and abroad have their way, encrypted communication would either be outlawed or come pre-fitted with government-friendly backdoors—insert your friendly government’s name here. There have been proposed bans in at least two states here, and now there’s a proposed federal ban on those state bans.
Can you believe it’s about to be 20 years since James Cameron’s Titanic, the highest grossing movie ever, hit the big screen? Some of you reading this haven’t even been alive that long! I digress. RecentlyTitanic star Kate Winslet kept it one hundred with audiences revealing she too believed Rose was cold-blooded in not insisting that Jack climb on to the door with her instead letting him die with the thousands of others who perished because of the ship’s crash. Don’t forget that the movie was based on the real events of the RMS Titanic, which crashed into an iceberg and sank on April 14, 1912. Now a replica ship of the Titanic years in the making is set to sail in 2018.
A male adult film star in California who underwent regular HIV testing still ended up contracting the virus and infecting two other men before the disease was detected, according to a new report of the case.
Will and Jada Pinkett Smith are known for their outstanding acting and music careers, but they’re also recognized for having one of the most hands-off, laid-back parenting styles for their kids, Jaden and Willow.