Senate Democrats and 22 Attorneys General Deliver a One-Two Punch to the Net Neutrality Ban

Senate Democrats and a single Republican have garnered 50 votes on a resolution to rescind the FCC’s controversial decision to end net neutrality. The Attorneys General of 22 states have also officially filed a lawsuit suing the FCC over the ruling.

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Experts Say Basic Income Could Reach Mainstream Politics in 2018

While some view universal basic income (UBI) as the answer to automation-caused job loss, others believe it’s little more than an idealist fantasy. The debate could reach a new level in 2018, which some experts believe will be the year UBI finally reaches mainstream politics.

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Researchers Propose Using Lasers to Zap Potentially Dangerous Space Debris

The junk littered in low-Earth orbit can cause dangerous collisions, the likes of which have even threatened the crew aboard the International Space Station. To combat the issue, Chinese scientists have designed orbital laser stations that could destroy or divert the debris.

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Fracking Is Among the Most Harmful Forms of Energy Production, Study Finds

A new study by U.K. scientists examining the environmental, economic, and social sustainability of fracking ranks the controversial practice seventh amongst a pool of nine energy sources. The study could prompt similar research in the U.S., the only nation currently fracking on a major scale.

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