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Nanoracks Bishop Airlock has provided astronauts a way of disposing of their waste on the International Space Station (ISS), without contributing to more space debris. Astronauts successfully disposed of 172 lbs of waste from ISS on Saturday, July 2, 2022. As we begin to look at going back to the Moon, and... Read more...
NASA's James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) is one of the most highly anticipated missions in the space agency's recent history. It is set to capture deeper images of our universe than ever before. Even though the spacecraft has traveled nearly one million miles into deep space, its intended journey is just... Read more...
Samsung will be using Snapdragon processors worldwide for its next-gen Galaxy S23 smartphones, according to analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. Samsung has typically shipped Galaxy phones to the U.S. market with Snapdragon chips, while those in Europe and other international markets often housed Samsung's own Exynos... Read more...
NASA's OSIRIS-REx spacecraft came upon an unsettling circumstance when it attempted to retrieve a sample from asteroid Bennu back in 2020. After analyzing data gathered by its instruments, the team was astonished to ascertain that the spacecraft would have sunk into Bennu had it not fired its thrusters to back away... Read more...
Rep. Mike Gallagher has proposed an amendment that would give immunity to anyone who comes forward with information concerning unidentified aerial phenomenon (UAP). The amendment is aimed at increasing the number of reports by providing whistleblower-like protections for those doing so. Over the years, many have... Read more...
Secret Service Director James Murray has left his post in order to take over as the Chief Security Officer for Snap Inc. The 27-year veteran will serve his last day with the storied security service on July 30, 2022. The Secret Service is the cream of the crop when it comes to security. It undertakes protecting the... Read more...
According to people familiar with the Twitter buyout, the deal may be in jeopardy due to Elon Musk's team concluding that Twitter's numbers on spam accounts are not verifiable. Those speaking on the condition of anonymity, stated that Musk's team has stopped engaging in certain discussions surrounding the funding for... Read more...
NASA is scheduled to share the first full-color images from the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) in less than a week. Ahead of that release, the team captured a rather impressive image of deep space with one of its instruments whose primary purpose, incidentally, is not actually taking pictures. The world awaits... Read more...
If you are looking forward to playing the upcoming Texas Chainsaw Massacre game, you really need this PC build to play it on. PC modder Staszek "Tips" Wiertelak has devised a killer chainsaw PC that even Leatherface would be jealous of. PC mods can take on many different forms, as the people behind them pull the... Read more...
An asteroid the size of a bus made a nearby pass of Earth yesterday. Asteroid 2022 NF's flyby was broadcast live by The Virtual Telescope Project, and you can watch the replay below. Asteroid Day is in remembrance of the anniversary of the June 30, 1908 Tunguska event in Siberia, which resulted in seismic... Read more...
Amazon and GrubHub have teamed up to bring Prime members a whopper of a deal. New Amazon Prime members are eligible to claim a new perk that will give them 12 months of GrubHub+ for free. The recent pandemic had a lot of people turning to food delivery services so they could continue enjoying food from their... Read more...
NASA lost communication with its CAPSTONE CubeSat after successfully launching on June 28, 2022. The microwave oven-sized CubeSat weighing a mere 55 pounds is a pathfinder for Gateway, a Moon-orbiting outpost that is part of the Artemis program. Cislunar Autonomous Positioning System Technology Operations and... Read more...
Custom smartphone company Caviar is offering people the opportunity to preorder an iPhone 14, with a starting price of just under $10,000. If you are the type that simply enjoys the finer things in life, or like to have unique items, the options range from $9,520 to $22,620. Apple iPhone fans are always ready to... Read more...
NASA has plans to retrieve samples the Perseverance rover has collected from the surface of Mars and bring them back to Earth to be studied. These unsterilized samples have some pandemic weary people worried, however, about exactly what might be brought back. The Perseverance rover has been busy since landing on... Read more...
The upcoming Apple Watch 8 could include a new sensor that will warn you if you're running a fever. While the watch won't be exact, it could prompt you to use a regular thermometer or see a doctor. The Apple Watch is a favorite smart accessory for many iPhone users. The Series 7 watch provided users with a larger... Read more...
A group of biofuel experts have developed a completely new type of fuel using bacteria that could have an energy density greater than most advanced heavy-duty fuels being used today. The new discovery could be used to develop a cleaner and more cost efficient rocket fuel for NASA and other space agencies. Global... Read more...
The Shack is back on Twitter promoting its crypto and NFTs in an NFSW kind of way, and reactions are mixed. The 100-year old tech retailer decided to reimagine itself, following decades of decline, bankruptcy and being delisted by New York Stock Exchange in 2015. It isn't unusual to find companies on social media... Read more...
An amateur astronomer discovered an ultra-faint dwarf galaxy, dubbed Pegasus V, hanging out on the outer fringes of the Andromeda Galaxy. The revelation came while astronomer Giuseppe Donatiello was searching through archival data processed by NSF's NOIRLab's Community Science and Data Center. Donatiello happened... Read more...
Google has agreed to terms with Android developers to settle a lawsuit that accused the tech giant of using methods to divert most payments through its Google Play billing system with a default service fee of 30%. The company has agreed to pay $90 million in order to settle the legal battle. In a blog post, Google... Read more...
NASA's James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) is expected to deliver more detailed images from deeper into space than ever before. Researchers are hoping to utilize Webb's observations to tell us about the makeup and composition of individual galaxies in the early universe for the first time ever. JWST has been one of... Read more...
The Cooler Master CK721 wireless keyboard is a compact and versatile plank that will fill just about any gamer's needs. The ability to use this small form factor keyboard via USB Type-C (wired), Bluetooth 5.1, or the included 2.4GHz dongle also means users can take it just about anywhere and use it with a wide range of devices. Toss in its... Read more...
AI chatbot company Replika is receiving messages from customers who believe their AI companions are actually sentient. Replika is only one company in the social chatbot industry that saw an increase in users during the recent pandemic. The question of whether or not an AI has become sentient is always in the back... Read more...
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