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Astronomers celebrated Hubble Space Telescope’s 34th anniversary of its launch this week by capturing an incredible image of the Little Dumbbell Nebula, also known as Messier 76. The distant nebula is located 3,400 light-years away in the northern circumpolar constellation Perseus. NASA’s Hubble telescope was... Read more...
Microsoft has begun updating all user’s PCs to start receiving the annoying ads in the Start menu people have been dreading. Fortunately, there is a way to get rid of them. Ads in the Start menu became a conversation earlier this month when they began popping up for Windows Insiders. Surprisingly, the update... Read more...
The official YouTube channel for the US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) unveiled a new phase of testing of its 12-ton autonomous RACER Heavy Platform (RHP) diesel hybrid. The new testing included an autonomous route, which was tested for mobility and demonstration, including sensor point cloud... Read more...
The European Space Agency’s (ESA) Mars Express snapped an image of Mars that will send a chill up the spine of those with arachnophobia. But don’t get too freaked out. The swarm of creepy crawlers is not what one might expect at first glance. While the image may give the illusion of thousands of spiders scurrying... Read more...
Nearly every kid growing up asks their parents for a pet dog at some point and time. What they may not think of asking for, however, is a robot dog capable of throwing 30-foot flames. Well, Throwflame, a company that specializes in flamethrowers, wants to make all of little Timmy’s wishes come true with its... Read more...
After centuries of debate, scientists say they have finally proven Earth’s Moon is in fact not made of cheese (Editor's note: Aw, nuts!). A group of scientists recently published a research paper that argues the Moon is actually a solid ball with a density similar to that of iron. Scientists believe they have... Read more...
Adobe announced new updates to Photoshop along with a brand spanking new and buffed version of its Firefly Foundation Model, Firefly 3. The updates to Photoshop include an even more powerful Generative Fill feature, and new Generate Image capabilities. Content creators have been enjoying all the new toys that the... Read more...
NASA has solved a mystery with its Voyager 1 probe that had engineers baffled for a time. Now, for the first time in five months, NASA can check the health and status of the most distant human-made object in existence. The issue arose last November, when three of Voyager 1’s onboard computers, called the flight... Read more...
As the search for life outside of the confines of Earth continues, a group of astrobiologists has suggested checking meteors as an Uber for aliens. The new research explores a model of life spreading between planetary systems via panspermia and terraformation. There are currently over 5,000 confirmed exoplanets... Read more...
The rumor mill is churning about possible talks going on between Sony and Microsoft about potentially bringing Helldivers 2 to the Xbox platform. While some fans are hesitant about the rumor being true, others are excited about the possibility. One thing that holds true in the gaming industry is that rumors will... Read more...
April’s full Moon, perhaps best known as the Pink Moon, is about to grace the night sky. As with other full Moons, this month’s is known by many names, such as the Sprouting Grass Moon, and the Pesach or Passover Moon. According to NASA, the Maine Farmer’s Almanac began publishing “Indian” names for full moons in... Read more...
NASA scientists have taken data gathered by the Juno spacecraft of Jupiter’s moon Io and created interesting animations, highlighting two of the Jovian moon’s most striking features. The incredible animations create three-dimensional renderings of one of Io’s mountains, and a lake of cooling lava. Juno’s principal... Read more...
Keeping a charge on portable devices while traveling can be a pain at times, but Anker has a slew of devices that can keep even the busiest of road warriors charged up. Don’t miss out on some great deals from Anker right now on portable power banks, charging hubs, and more. Anker Prime 27 Power Bank Deal Anker is... Read more...
Adobe is rolling out its newest Adobe Express mobile app with Firefly generative AI and the power of Adobe creative tools. The new mobile app brings features such as text-to-image, generative fill, text effects, and text to template, all now available on mobile devices. The company touts the all-new mobile app as... Read more...
Microsoft is showing off its AI chops with a new demo of its VASA-1, making Mona Lisa spit out rhymes like a rap star. The new framework is used for generating lifelike talking faces of virtual characters with visual affective skills (VAS). The fear of AI being used to make deep fakes of people may have just gotten... Read more...
The “devil comet” will be showing off its horns this weekend to those in the Northern Hemisphere. Anyone wanting to catch a peak at this rare celestial event will want to do so this go round, as it will not be close enough for viewing with a pair of binoculars again for another 71 years. While there is a chance... Read more...
HP is expanding and refining its gaming portfolio of products by announcing a new Omen 17 gaming laptop as well as two new peripherals. The 17.3-inch laptop will house a QHD display with a 48-240Hz refresh rate, 3ms response time, and IPS technology. HP Omen 17 Gaming Laptop The new Omen 17 will be the first in... Read more...
Gamers who are obsessed with all the RGB goodness they can possibly include in their battle stations will want to take a gander at Razer’s new Firefly V2 Pro mouse mat. Razer touts the Firefly V2 Pro as being the world’s first LED backlit gaming mouse mat, which comes fully armed with 15 individually customizable... Read more...
Engineers who worked on NASA’s Ingenuity Mars Helicopter gathered one last time in a control room, marking the final time they would work together on Ingenuity operations. While the mission ended on January 25, 2024, the Mars helicopter will continue to serve as a testbed for collecting data that may benefit future... Read more...
Alphabeats is aiming to leverage the power of music-driven neurofeedback to elevate mental performance, focus, and recovery of athletes. The company’s newest flagship neurotech wearable for athletes is currently available for preorder. Sports fans have all seen their favorite athletes entering the arena before a... Read more...
The Lyrids meteor shower is about to light up the night sky in a spectacular fashion with falling stars to make wishes upon. The first recorded sighting of a Lyrids meteor shower dates all the way back to 687 BC by the Chinese. While not as fast or bountiful as the Perseids, the Lyrids are well known for producing... Read more...
Adobe is aiming to transform how people prepare their taxes with the general availability of Acrobat AI Assistant. While late filers can still take advantage of this new AI assistant for tax purposes this year, others will still find it helpful across other types of documents. According to Adobe, it has been 25... Read more...
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