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Monthly Archives: February 2018
Scientists detect more than 200 earthquakes at the Yellowstone supervolcano in a span of just 10 DAYS as they reveal a new swarm is gaining momentum
According to experts with the US Geological Survey, the latest swarm began on February 8 in a region roughly eight miles northeast of West Yellowstone, Montana – and, it’s increased dramatically in the days since. But for now, scientists say there’s no reason to worry.
Branded in Memory : NFL Edition
Across the world, sports franchises and teams are big business, and in the U.S., the National Football League is king. The 32 teams that make up the NFL are worth slightly less than every club in the MLB and NBA combined.
How Apple Plans to Root Out Bugs
The company is shaking up its development program to focus more on key features and push back others to the following year.
We Know Exactly Where Musk’s Space Tesla Is Going
For those feeling sentimental about SpaceX’s freshly launched Tesla Roadster on its lonely trip into deep space, don’t worry. Professional and amateur astronomers can tell you exactly where Starman will be as its car careens in orbit around the sun.
Where is Elon Musk’s Tesla Roadster with Starman?
On February 6th, 2018, at 2045 UTC, the first Falcon Heavy was launched in to space. It contained a very special payload, a Tesla Roadster with Starman.
An intruder slid down the giant ramp during Winter Olympics Opening Ceremony
The 2018 Winter Olympics Opening Ceremony delivered stunning visuals, incredible performances and a historic moment as athletes from North and South Korea marched together as a unified Korea – but there was a potentially scary security mishap during the proceedings.
Did the Air Force bomb the SpaceX rocket that fell into the sea?
One very good thing that happened this week was SpaceX’s successful Falcon Heavy test launch, and subsequent jaw-dropping dual rocket landing.
Secret code from the iPhone was posted to Github in the ‘biggest leak in history’
Remember a few months ago when an Apple engineer casually posted an internal HomePod build that contain plenty of iPhone X secrets? That was Apple’s most significant leak in history… until this week when someone shared the source code for a key piece of the iPhone’s core software, called iBoo
Live Views of Starman
30.6k Likes, 848 Comments – Elon Musk (@elonmusk) on Instagram: “Printed on the circuit board of a car in deep space”
Falcon Heavy Animation
When Falcon Heavy lifts off, it will be the most powerful operational rocket in the world by a factor of two. With the ability to lift into orbit nearly 64 metric tons (141,000 lb)—a mass greater than a 737 jetliner loaded with passengers, crew, luggage and fuel–Falcon Heavy can lift more than t
BMW’s world record eight-hour drift was almost ruined by Bluetooth
You might think the biggest challenges that stand in the way of setting a record like “greatest distance vehicle drift in eight hours” are the obvious ones: What if you get bored, or lose your concentration? What happens when you have to pee? And when the record-setting attempt involves the c
Single-Person Spacecraft Design Passes Pool Test
Putting on a spacesuit is one of the most dangerous activities for astronauts. During spacewalks, there is little protection against micrometeoroids, which can puncture the protective suits. Occasionally, the suits themselves suffer failures that can threaten the life of the astronaut.
‘Human Uber’ Lets You Hire Someone to Do Your Dirty Work (While Wearing Your Face)
Wouldn’t you love to lead a full, rich social life without the hassle of getting out of bed in the morning?
Your WHOLE body could be ‘replaced or upgraded’ with robot parts by 2070
YOUR entire body could be swapped out with robot parts as soon as 2070, if a top robotics expert is to be believed. One bionics expert says that we’re not far from a future where anyone can buy upgraded body parts that provide superhuman powers.
The Mistakes You Make in a Meeting’s First Milliseconds
Hilary Blair has acted professionally and served as chief executive of her own communications-coaching company for the past seven years. She oversees a staff of 13 and counts Staples and Boeing among her clients.
Is it the end of the line for the ‘i’ at Apple? Analyzing Apple’s naming scheme
The discovery that in iOS 11.3 Apple is renaming the iBooks app to “Books” seemed… not particularly revelatory. We’ve all read about how Apple’s been slowly stripping away the lower-case-i prefix from older products.
Instagram Is Turning Into Facebook
I understand why Instagram is adopting Facebook features: They work. But for years I logged into Instagram and enjoyed it more than Facebook. I fear a day when I wake up, open my phone and can no longer tell the difference between the two.
Why Tether’s Collapse Would Be Bad for Cryptocurrencies
The cryptocurrency world, with its volatility, is all about FUD—fear, uncertainty, doubt. And nothing is generating more FUD right now than an unusual currency called tether. Unlike bitcoin and its many siblings, tether is what is called a stablecoin, an entity designed to not fluctuate in value.