Tags : Science

You can soon buy Blockchain-based NFTs on Reddit

New Delhi: Reddit announced Blockchain-backed collectible avatars or non-fungible tokens (NFTs) that will soon be available for purchase on the platform. Designed by visual artists, new, limited-edition Collectible Avatars will soon be available for purchase in the ‘Reddit Avatar Builder’, with proceeds going to artists who design them. “About two years ago, we launched a […]...Read More

Aurora to build new motherships for Virgin Galactic spaceflights

San Francisco: Billionaire Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic partnered with Aurora Flight Sciences, a Boeing company, to design and manufacture its next-generation motherships. The mothership is the air launch carrier aircraft in Virgin Galactic’s space flight system, that carries the spaceship to its release altitude of approximately 50,000 feet. The two new motherships are expected to […]...Read More

Man buys land in the Metaverse for AED 66,116

A Texas man has given away his entire life savings to buy virtual land on an online virtual reality game. The Texas native, Justin Reed, whose online alias is David Joker, spent US$18,000 (AED66,116) for the Khorum Coast, a piece of property in the virtual land Entropia Universe. “I know it sounds like a lot, […]...Read More

Study says dinosaurs thrived in the midst of ice 

New York: Dinosaurs became adapted to the cold weather in polar regions before a mass extinction event paved the way for their reign at the end of the Triassic as per a study of ancient mass extinction. The conventional theory of how the dinosaurs died 66 million years ago: in Earth’s fiery collision with a […]...Read More

Scientist reveals the world’s funniest joke

A scientist has put their hard-earned PhD to good use and officially discovered what the world’s funniest joke is.  The finding of the world’s funniest joke is actually based on a study conducted 20 years ago. Psychologist Dr. Richard Wiseman set up the study through the website LaughLab in 2001, where, over the course of a year, he invited 1.5 million people across the world to rate five randomly selected jokes […]...Read More