An Incredibly Powerful 7.1M Earthquake Just Struck Mexico City

By: Robin Andrews/IFLScience  An incredibly powerful earthquake, registering as a 7.1M, has rocked Mexico City, a densely-packed metropolis containing nearly 20 million people, and its many suburbs and nearby towns. According to the United States Geological Survey (USGS), it was a deep-seated earthquake (51 kilometers/32 miles depth) that struck at 1:14 pm local time. The epicenter was 122 kilometers…

Thanks To Lobbying, It’s Illegal To Power Your Home With Solar Panels In Florida

By: Robin Andrews/IFL Science  It may have ravaged much of the Caribbean, but Hurricane Irma weakened mercifully quickly as it passed over Florida. That’s not to say that it didn’t cause significant infrastructural damage, of course, and soon after the storm had passed, 40 percent of Florida lacked electricity, something that ended up killing several people who relied on it….

Jim Carrey Gives A Bizarrely Insightful Interview – ”We Are A Field Of Energy … And I Don’t Care”

By: Educate Inspire Change  We haven’t heard much from funny man Jim Carrey lately, as he explores his artistic skills and faces a wrongful death trial over his ex-girlfriend’s suicide. But his latest public appearance shows he hasn’t lost his comedic personality as he trolls an entertainment reporter so hard that she’s genuinely left speechless. He looked…

LGBTQ Groups Condemn “Dangerous And Flawed” Facial Recognition Intended To Predict Your Sexuality

By: James Felton/IFL Science  LGBTQ groups have condemned as “dangerous” an algorithm developed by Stanford University to predict whether you are gay or straight based on your face. Stanford claims the tech, which uses facial recognition, can distinguish between gay and straight men 81% of the time, and 74% of the time for women. Several prominent LGBTQ…

Ohio Cop Shoots Journalist For Taking Photos Of A Thunderstorm

      By: ANTIMEDIA — A police officer in Clark County, Ohio, opened fire on a journalist Monday night after he mistook the reporter’s camera equipment for a weapon. The incident occurred around 10 pm after Andy Grimm, a photographer for the New Carlisle News who was out photographing a thunderstorm — due to pass the small town about…

Immigrant Dreamer Dies Rescuing People From Harvey, Mother Not Allowed In U.S. To Bury Him

By: Claire S Bernish/The Mind Unleashed  Determined to assist victims caught in rushing floodwaters dumped in record-breaking deluge courtesy of Hurricane Harvey upon ill-prepared Houston, 31-year-old Texan, Alonso Guillen, took to a boat with other volunteers last Wednesday. But the churning floodwaters and obstacle course both submerged and above the surface turned the search and rescue…

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