The FDA has approved Elon’s Neuralink brain chip device. But with A.I. being at the level it is now, is this kind of transhumanism a good thing or a bad thing? Could these chips be hacked, and if so, what does it mean for humanity? *cough Matrix cough* In otherworldly news, a viral video of an alleged grey alien is circulating on social media. Is Skinny Bob a real extraterrestrial?
This Friday Night Live also brings you stories of miracles, as well as the Top 10 Weirder News of the Week segment. Don’t miss the fan favorite segment on “Bendela Effects,” where we show some new Mandela Effects we found from a deep dive into old newspaper articles “bearing” strange spellings of Berenstein/Berenstain Bears. Plus, join a discussion on tech materials made in China and the implications of neural implants.
Highlights from “Dig Deep” Q&A
Do you think we should start writing history for the future?
Can Rob explain his T-shirt? Where is the Edge of Wonder merch it’s based on?
Do you think the internet is being deleted so nobody ever finds out the truth?
What is the most fascinating research you guys ever encountered?
If “Skinny Bob” woke you up in the middle of the night in your bedroom, what would you do?
What’s your favorite movie featuring aliens?
Top 10 Weirder News:
10. A man douses his apartment in gasoline while singing a song obviously contrary to his actions.
9. An antique weapon detonates with a tragic result.
8. A “call” from beyond the veil may be possible after this big bucks grant funds this paranormal research.
7. A cheap thrift store find winds up being worth 3000 times its price and dates back hundreds of years.
6. When a passenger went rogue on a South Korea flight, the entire group was put in jeopardy—and another passenger caught it all on camera.
5. A fuzzy burglar with sweets on his mind makes off with merchandise.
4. Can piety have physical ramifications? A miracle occurs four years after a nun’s burial.
3. What’s really worth dying for? Hear the unlikely item this Kentucky man’s friend ate that earned him a bullet in the behind.
2. A boy with a neurological disorder prays to God to take his life, but receives a miraculous response that changes his life.
1. A space event is hilariously measured in an unscientific unit (though perhaps it should be a new one).