From The Terminator to D.A.R.Y.L, science-fiction writers have presented memorable, though very different, visions of “self-aware” robots. But now it’s being reported that science itself has taken a giant step toward creating what some fear may be our future robot overlords.

The polar vortex that is now sweeping across the Midwest is, according to some climatologist, evidence of global warming. The same phenomenon used to be evidence of a different type of climate change — a coming ice age.

YouTube will again adjust its algorithms to hide content they consider "harmful" to potential viewers. Content such as flat earth proponents or conspiracy theories. But who gets to decide what's a conspiracy theory and what is just an unapproved opinion?

Are the conveniences of Smart Homes worth the accompanying risks? Warnings from an expert at IBM Security indicate that the answer is “No.”

The end to emissions testing sounds especially odd in Washington, where last year environmental lobbyists attempted to place the United States’ first ever carbon tax on fossil fuel emissions.

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