Man Plans Homemade-Rocket Space Voyage to Prove Earth is Flat

Though Hughes may drive limousines for a living, he says he has worked in NASCAR pit crews, and The Washington Post reports he "has been building rockets for years". "I want to inspire others - and you have to do something incredible to get anybody... More..

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What is net neutrality? Why does it matter?
by | Thursday, November 23, 2017

What is net neutrality? Why does it matter?

In May, some of the people who were impersonated by anti-net neutrality spammers asked the Federal Communications Commission to notify other victims of the impersonation and remove fraudulent comments from the ...More..

Preventing Turkey Frying Fires
by | Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Preventing Turkey Frying Fires

According to the National Fire Prevention Association, U.S. fire departments responded to an estimated 1,760 home cooking fires on Thanksgiving in 2015, almost four times the amount they respond to in a typical...More..

A giant cigar-shaped asteroid just hurtled into our solar system
by | Wednesday, November 22, 2017

A giant cigar-shaped asteroid just hurtled into our solar system

The findings are reported in the journal Nature . "It's a really rare object", Ralf Kotulla, a University of Wisconsin-Madison astronomer , said in a statement. When 'Oumuamua was detected by the Hawaiia...More..

Aston Martin reveals new Vantage GTE racer
by | Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Aston Martin reveals new Vantage GTE racer

The coupe is also one of the most track-focused road cars with huge front splitters and rear wing scoops pushing it into the road. Even when Aston Martin has been in dire financial straits, it has always so...More..

The Honor 7X looks an terrible lot like the Honor 8 Pro
by | Tuesday, November 21, 2017

The Honor 7X looks an terrible lot like the Honor 8 Pro

First things first, the Honor 7X features a 5.93-inch display on the front in Full HD+ resolution. The full screen display definitely makes it a more attractive device in general. The Honor 7X is powered by ...More..

The Next Rainbow Six Siege Operators Are Insane; Co-op Mode Announced
by | Tuesday, November 21, 2017

The Next Rainbow Six Siege Operators Are Insane; Co-op Mode Announced

This event will be playable during four weeks for free for Rainbow Six Siege owners. "It will also feature an exclusive collection of cosmetics, available only during the time of the event". While zombies hav...More..

OnePlus 5T goes big with a larger display and improved camera
by | Monday, November 20, 2017

OnePlus 5T goes big with a larger display and improved camera

OnePlus is working on Oreo compatibility for its devices though: it's now in open beta on the OnePlus 3 and 3T , and the company has said it will arrive to the 5T in Q1 2018 . The secondary sensor is brand ne...More..

Ben Affleck No Longer A Batman
by | Sunday, November 19, 2017

Ben Affleck No Longer A Batman

Superman: Dawn of Justice. Since it's tracking reasonably well, expect the studio to keep a lid on that announcement for a few weeks at least. "I'm hesitant to say anything, but I talked to a Hollywood produc...More..

NASA launches weather satellite to help forecast fire and flood
by | Sunday, November 19, 2017

NASA launches weather satellite to help forecast fire and flood

Approximately 63 minutes after launch the solar arrays on JPSS-1 deployed and the spacecraft was operating on its own power. JPSS-1 is 14.8 feet in diameter (4.5 meters) and weighs 5,060 pounds (roughly 2,3...More..

How to Watch the Leonids Meteor Shower
by | Sunday, November 19, 2017

How to Watch the Leonids Meteor Shower

When our planet crosses its path of particulate, some bits of debris enter Earth's atmosphere, igniting in sparkling streaks of light in the sky. Reportedly, during cloudless weather, after midnight in the Ea...More..

Earth-Like Exoplanet Discovered Around Nearby Star Is Potentially Habitable
by | Sunday, November 19, 2017

Earth-Like Exoplanet Discovered Around Nearby Star Is Potentially Habitable

The planet orbits Ross 128, an inactive red dwarf star. The High Accuracy Radial Velocity Planet Searcher (Harps) looks for tiny wobbles in a star's motion caused by its gravitational interaction with planets...More..

Ominous NASA climate change app shows which cities will flood
by | Sunday, November 19, 2017

Ominous NASA climate change app shows which cities will flood

The distribution of rising sea levels will have profound implications for the future of human development along coastlines around the globe, with some scientists say coastal cities like Miami could be uninhabit...More..

Toyota prepares for China electric vehicle race
by | Sunday, November 19, 2017

Toyota prepares for China electric vehicle race

Japanese auto manufacturer Toyota Motor Corporation has teamed up with Suzuki Motor Corporation on Friday with an ambition to produced electric vehicles by the year of 2020. "Looking at the pollution levels in ...More..

Apple Pushes The Launch Of HomePod Smart Speaker To Early 2018
by | Sunday, November 19, 2017

Apple Pushes The Launch Of HomePod Smart Speaker To Early 2018

Apple has chose to push back one of the products originally revealed almost 6 months ago in WWDC. The HomePod is Apple's first attempt at the Amazon and Google-dominated smart speaker market. AI Assistants ar...More..

Twitter to Revamp Verification Process
by | Saturday, November 18, 2017

Twitter to Revamp Verification Process

It has become increasingly problematic as Twitter has changed to give more prominence to verified accounts in timelines and searches. Loomer also claimed that Twitter is making her account harder to find and s...More..

Apple's HomePod speaker delayed to 2018
by | Saturday, November 18, 2017

Apple's HomePod speaker delayed to 2018

We'll start shipping in the USA, United Kingdom and Australia in early 2018. It was scheduled to ship in December, Apple said at the time. The company has yet to explain key details of the HomePod's functionali...More..

NPD: Nintendo Systems Again Top Hardware Sales For October
by | Friday, November 17, 2017

NPD: Nintendo Systems Again Top Hardware Sales For October

But that's not all. It has been a great year for Nintendo fans, with the new Switch console as well as a throwback console based on the beloved Super Nintendo Entertainment System. In addition, Mario Kart 8 ...More..

HTC's Vive Focus offers wireless 'world-scale tracking' for the first time
by | Friday, November 17, 2017

HTC's Vive Focus offers wireless 'world-scale tracking' for the first time

Virtual reality, then, without the faff that puts a lot of people off. The world-famous Taiwanese manufacturer of smart-technology HTC unveiled during the conference, Developers Conference offline Vive Vive v...More..

OnePlus 5T Delivers Flagship Hardware With A Trendy Design
by | Friday, November 17, 2017

OnePlus 5T Delivers Flagship Hardware With A Trendy Design

In the early days, OnePlus was telling us that you shouldn't have to settle when you buy a phone and that by choosing theirs, you were getting everything you needed. We don't care about the latter too much, but...More..

SpaceX to launch a secret but significant payload Thursday ars_ab.settitle(1205153)
by | Friday, November 17, 2017

SpaceX to launch a secret but significant payload Thursday ars_ab.settitle(1205153)

The mission was not even made public until a launch license was released a month ago, and the company didn't acknowledge the launch until this last week. Federal contractor Northrop Grumman was tasked with "a...More..

Facebook launches collaborative Stories for Groups and Events
by | Thursday, November 16, 2017

Facebook launches collaborative Stories for Groups and Events

Earlier this year, Facebook went kind of insane adding Snapchat Stories clones pretty much wherever it could cram in the feature-its main app, Instagram, Messenger, and WhatsApp . Previously, disappearing po...More..

Scientists discover Earth-sized planet that 'could potentially sustain life'
by | Thursday, November 16, 2017

Scientists discover Earth-sized planet that 'could potentially sustain life'

Only the planet Proxima b , which orbits around the star Proxima Centauri , is closer, at 4.2 light-years away. Without this protective shield, an exoplanet would be at the mercy of the radiation pouring fr...More..

Motorola returns to the tablet market after 6 years
by | Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Motorola returns to the tablet market after 6 years

The Moto Tab is slated (no pun intended) for launch on November 17. That's not a very powerful package, but it works for what it's designed for - entertainment. It's an interesting "repurposing" of what would...More..

Now, use Google Home speaker as home intercom
by | Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Now, use Google Home speaker as home intercom

You can adjust your room thermostat on the go just by giving voice command like "Ok Google, Make my room warmer". This is the major reason behind the growing popularity of this technology. The Google support p...More..

A Super Mario Bros. movie is in the works
by | Wednesday, November 15, 2017

A Super Mario Bros. movie is in the works

The WSJ says the two companies have been speaking about the prospect for a year but that a deal is now "close" to being signed. The last and only feature-length film star Mario was the 1993's Super Mario B...More..

by | Wednesday, November 15, 2017

FDA approves first 'trackable' pill Abilify

The pill, called Abilify MyCite , adds a tiny sensor, no larger than a grain of sand, made of silicon, copper, and magnesium inside a tablet of Abilify, a drug used to treat mental disorders like schizophreni...More..

Android platform stats: Nougat gets some crunch
by | Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Android platform stats: Nougat gets some crunch

These not very encouraging numbers stem from the fact that phone makers, as has been the case over the past few years, have been taking their own sweet time in updating phones with Android's latest version. Ind...More..

by | Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Ebay is undercutting its competitors' Black Friday prices before the holiday

The iPhone 7 Plus is a bigger version of the iPhone 7 with markedly better battery life and an enhanced camera. Its almost that time of year again, Black Friday 2017 and Cyber Monday are fast approaching an...More..

Moto X4 All Set to Launch Today, 13th November
by | Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Moto X4 All Set to Launch Today, 13th November

The phone will be exclusively available with Flipkart and the first sale is scheduled for 11:59PM tonight i.e. November 13th. The phone runs Android Nougat and there is a guaranteed update to Android Oreo OS....More..