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Hollywood Loves Climate Change Taxes; Public, Not So Much

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger teamed up at a CAA Foundation event this week to praise California’s Climate Change taxes that the public hates.

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Scientists Who Are Actually Really Stupid: #1, Neil deGrasse Tyson

Neil deGrasse Tyson made the decision a long time ago to be a sort of media cheerleader for science instead of an actual scientist, and although he isn’t a great communicator, it was the right decision because he was unlikely ever to

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Neil DeGrasse Tyson: Carson Is a Politician, Therefore He Doesn’t Care About Facts

Astrophysicist Neil Degrasse Tyson reacted to GOP presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson on Friday’s “Real Time” on HBO for his statement the solar system was “organized” and adding “except for when asteroids come and render life extinct.” Tyson speculated that Carson is “smarter than you think”

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Neil DeGrasse Tyson Defends Scientology, Criticizes Indiana Religious Freedom Law

In a lengthy interview with the Daily Beast’s Marlow Stern, astrophysicist and TV personality Neil DeGrasse Tyson offered up a defense of Scientology, criticized Indiana’s new Religious Freedom Restoration Act, and disputed Stern’s claim that President George W. Bush’s administration waged a war on science and global warming.

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Elon Musk: A.I. Advances Are ‘Summoning the Demon’

Humanity handled Y2K. But AI may be something bigger and more difficult. After all, we didn’t have to worry about Y2K fighting back. Perhaps it’s worth thinking about the safeguards that should be built into contemporary progenitors of the future’s incredibly complex expert systems, before they become self-aware and acquire civil rights.