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These 9 Astronauts Will Fly the 1st Flights on SpaceX and Boeing Spaceships
HOUSTON — Call them the Commercial Crew Nine. NASA has unveiled the first astronauts to fly on private spaceships built by SpaceX and Boeing, and, just like the original Mercury Seven, NASA's first astronauts announced in 1959, these 21st century ...
Fortnite is putting users at risk, to prove a point about Google's Android monopoly
Fortnite is a global phenomenon. It's the biggest thing in video games, in no small part because kids are obsessed with the part-Minecraft, part-PUBG shooter they can play on an iPhone for absolutely zero money (as long as you disable in-app purchases).
Even cops say this new Alexa 'skill' might scare off potential burglars
A new Alexa "skill," Away Mode, tries to trick burglars into thinking somebody is home by playing long audio clips that sound like real — albeit absurd — conversations that could be happening inside. Loading… Post to Facebook. Even cops say this new ...
Air Force remains silent after huge meteor hits near US military base
A meteor hit the earth and exploded with 2.1 kilotons of force last month, but the US Air Force has made no mention of the event. NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory confirmed an object of unspecified size travelling at 24.4 kilometres per second struck ...
World Of Warcraft Players Are Removing Pieces Of Armor To Protest Recent Plot Developments
Despite being the leader of World of Warcraft's Horde, Sylvanas is currently on Horde players' shit list. The reason? Earlier this week, she did too big of a murder. Now another major Horde character has turned against her, and players are ...
VLA detects possible extrasolar planetary-mass magnetic powerhouse
Astronomers using the National Science Foundation's Karl G. Jansky Very Large Array (VLA) have made the first radio-telescope detection of a planetary-mass object beyond our Solar System. The object, about a dozen times more massive than Jupiter, is a ...
The best truly wireless earbuds to buy in 2018
Truly wireless earbuds are exactly what their name promises. Over the last couple years, we've seen the introduction and early evolution of this new category of headphones. They eliminate all wires, neckbands, and other tethers between the two buds in ...
Here's our first look at Facebook's dating feature, now being tested by its employees
Facebook is trying to get into the dating game — and we've just had our first proper glimpse at how it might look. The company is now testing its "Facebook Dating" feature internally. App researcher and reverse engineer Jane Manchun Wong dug up the ...
University finds prominent astrophysicist Lawrence Krauss grabbed a woman's breast
An investigation by Arizona State University (ASU) in Tempe concluded this week that high-profile astrophysicist and atheist Lawrence Krauss violated the university's sexual harassment policy by grabbing a woman's breast at a conference in Australia in ...
Apple Loop: New iPhone X Leaks, iPad Pro Future Revealed, Apple's Risky iPhone 9 Decision
Taking a look back at another week of news from Cupertino, this week's Apple Loop includes an important new feature in the new iPhone X, the risky choice of LCD for the iPhone 9, Apple's quarterly numbers, what's next for the iPad Pro, changes to the ...