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In Photos: How John Glenn Made History on 1st US Orbital Flight Mercury-Atlas 6

16 minutes ago   |   Space

On Feb. 20, 1962, NASA astronaut John Glenn became the first American to orbit the Earth. See behind-the-scenes shots of his historic flight and the training he underwent to...
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A giant, years-long storm on Neptune is disappearing - and it's being caught on camera for the first time

A giant, years-long storm on Neptune is disappearing - and it's being caught on camera for the first time

22 minutes ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

A huge storm on Neptune is disappearing, and the Hubble Telescope is documenting it for the first time. The storm has led scientists to question their understanding of the...
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Scientists hatch a baby dumbo octopus for the first time, and it's melting everyone's hearts

Scientists hatch a baby dumbo octopus for the first time, and it's melting everyone's hearts

1 hour ago   |   TheBoyGeniusReport

Earth's oceans are filled with creatures that range from deadly and dangerous to cute and curious. Some are familiar, while others are downright bizarre. The dumbo octopus, a...
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Can you eat cells? Computer model predicts which organisms are capable of phagocytosis

1 hour ago   |   Phys.org

A team of American Museum of Natural History researchers has created a computational model capable of predicting whether or not organisms have the ability to "eat" other cells...
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This Martian Crater Has a Weirdly Earth-Like Secret

1 hour ago   |   Space

Is this mountain from Mars, or Hawaii?
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Laser-ranged satellite measurement now accurately reflects Earth's tidal perturbations

1 hour ago   |   Phys.org

Tides on Earth have a far-reaching influence, including disturbing satellites' measurements by affecting their motion. This disturbance can be studied using a model for the...
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James Webb Space Telescope to reveal secrets of the Red Planet

2 hours ago   |   Phys.org

The planet Mars has fascinated scientists for over a century. Today, it is a frigid desert world with a carbon dioxide atmosphere 100 times thinner than Earth's. But evidence...
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The Station Review - PlayStation Universe

2 hours ago   |   N4G

From PlayStation Universe: "The Station promises to be a Mary Celeste style mystery in space. Does this first-person puzzle adventure reach for the stars or fall to Earth?"
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Cryptocurrency News 2/20/2018

Cryptocurrency News 2/20/2018

2 hours ago   |   The Next Web

Editor's note: The following column is written as intentional satire and may or may not have deliberate or undeliberate errors. Hey everyone, looks like you get two newsletters...
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Toyota's next EV motor could use 50 percent less rare earth metals

Toyota's next EV motor could use 50 percent less rare earth metals

3 hours ago   |   Engadget

Toyota has designed a magnet that halves the amount of rare earths needed in its electric cars, which could help mitigate the fall out of a looming materials shortage. Like...
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Warm up with ‘Superhot' and March's other free Xbox Games With Gold

Warm up with ‘Superhot' and March's other free Xbox Games With Gold

The creative first-person shooter Superhot is among the free games offered through Xbox Games With Gold in March. As always, all four games are playable on Xbox One, with two... Read more ...

What is two factor authentication and why should you use it? Plus how to...

What is two factor authentication and why should you use it? Plus how to enable for Apple, Google, Facebook, Twitter and more

Over the past few years you may have heard a number of companies, app makers and service providers announce that they're launching two factor verification or two factor... Read more ...

Burnout Paradise Remastered will finally bring Big Surf Island to PC

Burnout Paradise Remastered will finally bring Big Surf Island to PC

Criterion's fab open-world racer Burnout Paradise is getting fancied up for a re-release later this year, Electronic Arts announced today, ten years after its original launch... Read more ...

Qualcomm boosts bid for NXP in bid to better fend off Broadcom

Qualcomm boosts bid for NXP in bid to better fend off Broadcom

Acquisition could make the company too big a buy for Broadcom Read more ...

Asus Windows Mixed Reality headset finally goes on pre-order in the US

Asus Windows Mixed Reality headset finally goes on pre-order in the US

Asus took the wraps off its Windows Mixed Reality headset last year at IFA, at the end of August. For some reason, though, it only went up for pre-order in the US today. So if... Read more ...

Download All The Things Onto Samsung's 30TB SSD

Download All The Things Onto Samsung's 30TB SSD

Good news, digital content hoarders! Samsung has figured out how to cram a ridiculous amount of storage into a 2.5-inch SSD. Even more ridiculous than the last ridiculous one... Read more ...

Nuance has sunsetted its Swype keyboard app for Android and iOS

Nuance has sunsetted its Swype keyboard app for Android and iOS

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Catch Animals for the Bestiary Challenge League in PATH OF EXILE

Catch Animals for the Bestiary Challenge League in PATH OF EXILE

Path of Exile has announced a new update to their Online Action RPG, Path of Exile: Bestiary will challenge players to hunt and capture nearly 300 animals in the game's world... Read more ...

Samsung to slash OLED panel production due to weak iPhone X demand

Samsung to slash OLED panel production due to weak iPhone X demand

Samsung is planning to significantly reduce its OLED panel production for Apple in the January-March period as the result of weaker than expected demand for the iPhone X... Read more ...

What is Google Pay, how does it work, and which banks support it?

What is Google Pay, how does it work, and which banks support it?

While iPhone users have Apple Pay, Android users have Google Pay.Technically, it was first called Android Pay. Google launched that mobile wallet in September 2015 in the US... Read more ...