Making a new “Star Wars” movie can be like gaining access to a toy collection that has been amassed over four decades.
SCENE: A pet shop with a bored looking proprietor. A customer approaches CUSTOMER: I’d like to buy a parrot.
For nearly 10 years, Shazam has been something of a one-trick pony. Its app has a single purpose: identify a song that’s playing and connect users to a service to download or stream it.
A curious trend has taken hold of the automotive community. Until recently, your only options with vehicle ownership were to purchase the car outright or to lease it from a dealership. But in a growing number of metropolitan areas, a third option is emerging: car subscriptions.
Way out in interstellar space, humanity’s most distant messenger wanders through the universe. NASA’s Voyager 1 launched way back in 1977, but it’s still in touch with Earth. To help keep it in contact, NASA scientists just fired up a set of thrusters that have been dormant for 37 long years.
Though it’s just about to wrap up its best year ever, SpaceX missed one glaringly large goal: the maiden launch of its Falcon Heavy. Now, the aerospace company seems to have pushed the big day yet again — but this time, it might actually happen.