Jordan Pearson

Science

Cats Are Actually Nice, Scientists Find

Sorry, haters.
Jordan Pearson
4.21.19
Space

This Is the First-Ever Photo of a Black Hole

The Event Horizon Telescope project unveiled the first-ever photo of a black hole on Wednesday, more than 100 years since Albert Einstein theorized their existence.
Jordan Pearson
4.11.19
Space

A Japanese Probe Just Bombed an Asteroid

Hayabusa2 was launched with a five-gram bullet and an explosive, both meant for the Ryugu asteroid 200 million miles from Earth.
Jordan Pearson
4.6.19
crypto

Kurt Russell's New Bitcoin Crime Movie 'Crypto' Looks so Awful I Must See It

'Crypto' is primed to be an instant so-bad-it's-good classic à​ la 1995’s 'The Net.'
Jordan Pearson
3.12.19
cryptocurrency

Cryptocurrency Customers are Out $190M After Founder Dies, Company Claims

Canadian exchange QuadrigaCX owes customers roughly $190 million CAD in cryptocurrency, but its deceased founder controlled the funds, the company says.
Jordan Pearson
2.5.19
planet nine

Mysterious 'Planet Nine' Might Actually Be a Gigantic Disk of Space Objects

'Planet Nine' is thought to be 10 times larger than Earth, but what if it wasn't a planet at all?
Jordan Pearson
1.22.19
retractions

Researchers Retract Study Saying Fake News Is as Likely to Go Viral as the Truth

A paper that claimed the quality of information doesn't factor into how viral it becomes under conditions of "information overload" has been retracted.
Jordan Pearson
1.14.19
Memes

Why Bitcoiners Are Using Memes to Cope With a Crash

Bitcoin's price has plummeted, but the memes keep coming. What's behind this community's obsession?
Jordan Pearson
12.13.18
Weed

Ancient Viruses Are Probably Why Weed Has THC and CBD

THC and CBD are probably the result of freak genetic mutations millions of years ago, scientists say.
Jordan Pearson
11.29.18
Space

Watch a Spaceship Leave Earth in Stunning ISS Video

“This is real.”
Jordan Pearson
11.24.18
climate change

The 'Window of Opportunity' to Act on Climate Change Is 'Almost Closed,' UN Warns

Greenhouses gas levels have hit a record high and there's no sign of reversal, according to a new UN report.
Jordan Pearson
11.23.18
cryptocurrency

10 Years of the Blockchain: What Is Bitcoin, Really?

The Bitcoin white paper was released into the world 10 years ago today, so we asked some influential people in the space—including the guy who spent 10,000 bitcoins on pizza in 2010—what it is and where it's going.
Jordan Pearson
11.2.18
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