Archive for May, 2017


It just goes to show that anything is possible if you just put your mind to it. Just recently an 18-year-old from Tamil Nadu in India has built what’s been hailed as the world’s lightest satellite and is going well that NASA is going to use it in space. That’s pretty good going for a…

via NASA Use Teen’s Innovative Small Space Satellite Design — TrendinTech

“Fate of the Furious” is a billionaire overseas. The eighth installment of Universal’s Fast and Furious franchise crossed the $1 billion mark at the international box office on Sunday, becoming only the sixth film in history to do so. This weekend the movie earned $3.3 million from 41 territories, pushing it past the $1 billion mark….…

via ‘Fate of the Furious’ Crosses $1 Billion Milestone at International Box Office — Variety

(BROOKHAVEN, Miss.) — Authorities in Mississippi say a suspect is in custody after eight people were killed in a shooting, including a sheriff’s deputy. Mississippi Bureau of Investigation spokesman Warren Strain said the shootings occurred at three separate homes Saturday night in rural Lincoln County. Two of the homes are in Brookhaven and one is…

via At Least 8 People Killed in Series of Mississippi Shootings — TIME

It’s been barely a week since Blizzard dropped its Overwatch anniversary event, and dedicated players have already started obsessing over how to collect as much as possible and maximize their time before it closes. There are exhaustive Reddit threads analyzing just how many in-game credits are required to purchase every new item. You can also…

via Overwatch’s loot box system is Blizzard’s true masterpiece — The Verge – All Posts

The broadcast networks have nearly 20 shows debuting this fall, including David Boreanaz’s SEAL drama, the adventures of Fox’s Gifted mutants, ABC’s rapping Mayor and a soapy new Dynasty. To help you prep for it all, TVLine is offering First Impressions of the not-for-review pilots. First up on our list…. THE SHOW | CBS’ Young Sheldon (Thursdays at 8:30/7:30c, premiering Nov. 2) THE COMPETITION | ABC’s…

via Fall TV First Impression: Young Sheldon — TVLine

Jobs in Solar Power A new report released by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) reveals that solar jobs in the U.S. (and other nations) are expanding quickly. As of November 2016, the American solar industry employed 260,077 workers. This is an increase of 24.5% from 2015, with a growth rate that is 17 times…

via The Solar Industry Is Creating Jobs 17 Times Faster Than the Rest of the U.S. Economy — Futurism

The president’s travels abroad are giving the internet a lot to work with lately. The post While You Were Offline: Mr. Trump Goes to Europe to Spread Social Awkwardness appeared first on WIRED.

via While You Were Offline: Mr. Trump Goes to Europe to Spread Social Awkwardness — WIRED

Gentleman start your engines!

via Indianapolis 500 Live Stream: How To Watch Formula One Racing’s Greatest Event — Hollywood Life

LONDON) — Thousands of British Airways passengers are still facing long lines, confusion and canceled flights as the airline works to restore its computer systems after a global IT failure crippled its services. The airline said that it hoped to operate a “near normal schedule” at Gatwick and the “majority of services” from Heathrow on…

via ‘People in Tears’: Chaos at Airports as Thousands Stranded By British Airways Computer Problem — TIME

Asteroid Could Crash Into Economy NASA is fast-tracking a planned trip to 16 Psyche — an asteroid that almost completely consists of nickel-iron metal. The iron in 16 Psyche alone is estimated to be worth $10,000 quadrillion, if humans were able to somehow extract it and bring it to Earth, which sounds great, until you…

via NASA Is Fast-Tracking Plans to Explore a Metal Asteroid Worth $10,000 Quadrillion — Futurism

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