German Commission Recommends Tighter Regulation of AI Development

Few technologies have sparked as much debate, held more promise or terrified more people than artificial intelligence (AI). Depending on who is talking, AI promises to usher in a new technological era or precipitate the demise of humanity. Notable individuals…

Stephen Hawking Wants in on Virgin Galactic’s Passenger Spaceship

Stephen Hawking wants in on the new Virgin Galactic passenger spaceship. No, he doesn’t want to invest in Richard Branson’s endeavor. He wants to ride on it instead. Helping unveil the new Virgin Galactic SpaceShipTwo, Stephen Hawking said the world…

Adam West, the ‘Original’ Batman, to Make An Appearance On 200th Episode of ‘Big Bang Theory’

Adam West, the original Batman from the campy-classic 1960s series, will make an appearance during Big Bang Theory‘s 200th episode. According to UPI, West, 87, will play himself in the episode alongside fellow guest stars Christine Baranski, John Ross Bowie,…

Stephen Hawking: Does Theory About Black Holes Hold Water?

Stephen Hawking set the scientific world aflame last month when he announced that he could have possible solved the mystery of what happens to matter when it gets sucked into a black hole. Stephen Hawking proposed that all may not…

Stephen Hawking, Elon Musk, and Hundreds More Call for Ban on Autonomous Weapons

According to Stephen Hawking, Elon Musk, Steve Wozniak, Noam Chomsky, and hundreds of AI and robotics researchers, governments should ban autonomous weapons in order to prevent a “military AI arms race.” In a letter signed by over 1,000, Musk, Hawking…

Stephen Hawking ‘Very Proud’ of Eddie Redmayne For His Oscar Best Actor Win

Stephen Hawking took to Facebook Sunday to congratulate Eddie Redmayne on his Oscar win for best actor for his portrayal of the ALS-afflicted physicist in The Theory Of Everything. Stephen Hawking was unable to attend the awards ceremony in Los…

Shirley MacLaine Criticized After Suggesting the Holocaust Victims’ Fate Was a Result of Karma

Shirley MacLaine is finding herself in hot water with anti-Semitic groups for comments she made about the Holocaust in her book, What If…. In her book, Shirley MacLaine questions whether the victims of the Holocaust might be responsible for their…

Stephen Hawking Says Mankind Should Fear Artifical Intelligence

Stephen Hawking is usually the guy defending and promoting science and technology, but even he knows when science has gone too far. He recently talked about artificial intelligence and said that it could mean the end for mankind as we…

Stephen Hawking: I’d Like To Play A Bond Villain

When you think of James Bond villains, you usually have an image in your head of some stern looking bald guy in a chair petting a white Turkish Angora cat, or a short man that throws a razor brimmed bowler…

Stephen Hawking Thinks He Would Make An Excellent James Bond Baddie

Stephen Hawking, the world-renowned theoretical physicist, believes he would make a great James Bond villain. “My ideal role would be a baddie in a James Bond film,” the told Wired, according to The Telegraph. “I think the wheelchair and the…

Stephen Hawking: My Wheelchair and Voice Would Make Me a Great Bond Villain

Stephen Hawking has been confined to a wheelchair for over 40 years. He has not been able to speak the way most people do since 1985. When he was first diagnosed with his disease, he was only expected to live…

Stephen Hawking Cracks a Joke on Eddie Radmayne

Apparently Eddie Redmayne likes to play in deep water. His performance as Marius in Les Miserables alongside Anne Hathaway and Hugh Jackman got him some serious respect. But now he’s stepping into the shoes of one of the smartest men…

Stephen Hawking Joins Facebook, Posts Ice Bucket Challenge Video

“I have always wondered what makes the universe exist. Time and space may forever be a mystery, but that has not stopped my pursuit. Our connections to one another have grown infinitely and now that I have the chance, I’m…

Maggie Smith Receives Extremely Rare Honor from Queen Elizabeth II at Windsor Castle

Maggie Smith received a rare, distinguished honor from Queen Elizabeth II Friday during a ceremony at Windsor Castle. The actress, who portrays Dowager Countess of Grantham on Downton Abbey, received the honor for her contribution to theater, cinema and television…

Stephen Hawking Called a ‘Fool’ by Kirk Cameron’s Buddy, Ray Comfort

Stephen Hawking is one of the smartest men in the world. If the world of our grandparents had Albert Einstein, we have had Stephen Hawking. Hawking’s book “A Brief History of Time” is something you can’t get out of college…

Stephen Hawking Is an Atheist, But Does Have Faith in Something

In a recent interview with El Mundo, Stephen Hawking confirmed that he is an atheist. This may come as a surprise to some, since Hawking has been known to speak and write about such things as knowing “the mind of…

Stephen Hawking Says He’s An Athiest

Stephen Hawking is a man who loves to talk science and very rarely religion. While Hawking references God often in reports and findings, he recently admitted that he is an atheist and doesn’t believe in God. While attending the Starmus…

Stephen Hawking Biopic ‘Theory of Everything’ Set for Nov. 7 Release

The Stephen Hawking biopic Theory of Everything is set for a Nov. 7 release, and will be distributed in the U.S. by Focus Features, it was announced Thursday. The Working Title film focuses on Hawking’s younger years and the relationship between the…

Stephen Hawking: Event Horizon Likely Doesn’t Exist

Respected physicist Stephen Hawking has just dropped a major bombshell: There may be no such thing as black holes as we know them. This belief would be eagerly dismissed should it have come from anyone else, but when Hawking speaks…

Stephen Hawking Upset with “God Particle” Discovery

At 71 years old, Stephen Hawking is the oldest survivor of ALS, a motor neuron disease. Despite being diagnosed with ALS at age 21, Hawking has defied the odds to continue living and become an extremely productive member of the…