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Elon Musk plans to connect brains to computers

Elon Musk plans to connect brains to computers

image: http://alsn.mda.org/ By Dylan Goodman SpaceX and Tesla founder Elon Musk has increased his efforts to make our lives more like a sci-fi movie by launching a new firm, Neuralink.   The company is still is the very early stages, but will be focused on developing “neural lace” technology, which theoretically involves implanting electrodes in the

Trump wins in South Carolina, Clinton in Nevada

image: abcnews.go.com by Dylan Goodman The results are in from the South Carolina primary elections and Donald Trump has emerged as a frontrunner for the Republican party again, leading Marco Rubio by 10%. Trump was all over Twitter, dissing his closest rivals and self-promoting. He tweeted: “I am the only candidate (in many years) who is self-funding his

Hillary claims narrow victory in Iowa

by Evan Murphy   Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was victorious by a narrow margin over the always yelling Senator Bernie Sanders in the Democratic Iowa Caucus.   The two were virtually neck and neck with Clinton claiming 49.9% of the vote to Sanders’ 49.5%. Former Mayor of Baltimore Martin O’Malley dropped out of

Cruz beats Trump in Iowa

by Evan Murphy Billionaire Donald Trump’s Presidential campaign hit a snag last night(1 February) as he lost out to Texas Senator Ted Cruz at the Iowa Caucuses.   Cruz’s campaign to become the Republican nominee for 2016 received a huge boost as he garnered 28% of the vote, with Trump coming in second at 24%.

UK Lawmakers Debate Banning Donald Trump

by Dylan Goodman   http://static4.businessinsider.com/image/559e9efe6bb3f72c54679458/donald-trump-has-surged-to-the-top-of-2-new-2016-polls.jpg   UK lawmakers have been considering whether to ban Donald Trump from Britain. The presidential candidate has talked about possibly banning Muslims from the USA, causing so much outrage that a petition with 570,000 signatures has made it’s way to the lawmakers in Britain. The petition calls for him to

Yasiin Bey Announces Retirement

   By Dylan Goodman       The rapper and actor Yasiin Bey, formerly and perhaps more well known as Mos Def, has announced his retirement from both the music and film industry. Of all places, the announcement was made via Kanye West’s website, in the form of a recorded phone call, all the way from

The Hateful Eight Review

by Dylan Goodman It was already difficult to pick one favourite movie out of Quentin Tarantino’s fine selection, and The Hateful Eight has made that even more difficult. Set some time after the Civil War, in the dead of winter in Wyoming, it’s a movie ripe with typically colourful language and brilliant costumes. It’s a

Chicago police officer charged with first degree murder

  by Dylan Goodman Police officer Jason Van Dyke has been charged with the first-degree murder of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald. The shooting occurred on the 20th of October 2014, in the middle of a two-way street in Chicago. Laquan McDonald was shot 16 times, with Van Dyke being the only officer to discharge his weapon.