Google Execs, James Cameron Plan Space Venture To Mine Asteroids
Apr 24, 2012 14:55
James Cameron and a couple of guys from Google, namely Larry Page, and Eric Schmidt are collaborating for a space venture to possibly mine asteroids.
The venture called Planetary Resources Inc., plans to “overlay two critical sectors — space exploration and natural resources — to add trillions of dollars to the global GDP” and “help ensure humanity’s prosperity,” according to a press release issued by the company this week.
Planetary Resources was co-founded by former NASA Mars Mission Manager Eric Anderson and Peter Diamandis. Among others backing the company are Charles Simonyi, a former top exec at Microsoft, and K.Ram Shriram, a Google director and Ross Perot Jr., son of billionaire H. Ross Perot.
If you need any more proof that The Foo Fighters are the best rock band in the entire planet, then here's a video proving they actually are! Dave Grohl posted a video telling fans that he's seen the video, and they're coming. Read more
Are engagement videos all candid or have they been carefully edited to bring out the super romance element in it? Here's a hilarious short, imagining just what goes on to make one of those 'engagement videos' we've all seen before. Maybe, just maybe, there's some truth in this! Read more
From will it blend to will it survive a bullet, people have been pitting the iPhone and Samsung Galaxy phones against each other for as long as they have been out. Now, some dude takes it a step further. He sets the two on fire to find out which one of them will survive. Read more