Ted Cruz introduced a term limit bill that would actually end his own career in the Senate

Justin Sullivan/Getty Image Senator Ted Cruz introduced a constitutional amendment that would allow only two terms for Senators and three for members of the House of Representatives. It would limit Cruz’s term in the Senate to his current one, which ends in 2025. Congressional terms are currently unlimited, though there are limits on individual committees. […]

Bill Gates says a deadly flu epidemic is one of the biggest threats to humanity. It could kill nearly 33 million people in 6 months.

JP Yim / Getty Bill Gates released his annual “What I learned at work this year” letter, which reflects on the issues of the past year and predicts what may happen in the upcoming 12 months.  In his 2018 edition, the Microsoft founder shared what he believes will be the next epidemic: the flu.  “If […]

Bipartisan carbon-tax bill introduced in the Senate offers glimpse at future

Enlarge / US Senator Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) and Senator Chris Coons (D-Del.). (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images) On Wednesday, Senators Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) and Chris Coons (D-Del.) introduced a Senate bill to impose a carbon tax on major industrial carbon emitters throughout the US. The Senate bill is a version of a bipartisan House bill that […]

President poised to sign bill creating quantum computing initiative

Visions of an American quantum computing initiative are close to becoming a practical reality. The House of Representatives has passed its version of a bill that would establish a National Quantum Initiative Program and speed up the development of next-generation computing technology. Provided the President signs it into law (it cleared the Senate last week), […]

Former NHL bottom-feeders find NHL's entry draft bill coming due

There are questions Toronto Maple Leafs coach Mike Babcock won't touch with a 10-foot hockey stick. The challenge a team brimming with young talent faces in managing its payroll structure was one topic Babcock particularly enjoyed sidestepping shortly after Toronto and forward William Nylander ended a lengthy contract dispute this month. "Well, I think you've got […]

Australia’s controversial anti-encryption bill passes into law

The Australian government has passed the controversial Access and Assistance Bill 2018 into law. Since it gives authorities the right to demand access to encrypted forms of communication and to slap companies that refuse to cooperate with fines up to $ 7.3 million, it prompted tech giants like Apple to voice their opposition. Cupertino criticized […]

Superhero Bits: Potential Character Line-Up for ‘The Eternals’, Bill Maher’s Dumb Comic Book Opinion & More

What kind of DC Comics attractions are at the Warner Bros. theme park in Abu Dhabi? Will there be public memorials for Stan Lee? When does Birds of Prey start shooting? Want a first look at Quake in the new season of Agents of SHIELD? What stupid thing did Bill Maher say about comic book […]

Rick Scott defeats Bill Nelson for Florida Senate seat after tense recount

Wilfredo Lee, File via AP Florida Gov. Rick Scott defeated Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson Sunday in a contentious race for the state’s Senate seat. Scott led Nelson by more than 10,000 votes Sunday after the recount’s noon deadline, according to the Associated Press. Over the course of the campaign, Scott baselessly claimed rampant voter fraud […]