Archive for May, 2017


Global Digital Releasing is launching with Welsh-language drama “The Passing” and Irish supernatural title “Without Name,” with both acquired from XYZ Films, Variety has learned exclusively. “The Passing” centers on two young lovers who crash their car into a ravine in the remote mountains of Wales and are plunged into a lost world. The film, which……

via Global Digital Releasing to Launch With ‘The Passing,’ ‘Without Name’ — Variety

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While it’s been months since a presidential debate dominated the headlines, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are squaring off once more, although not face-to-face. “Crooked Hillary Clinton now blames everybody but herself, refuses to say she was a terrible candidate. Hits Facebook

via Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump Face Off Once More — This Time on Twitter — PEOPLE.com

PHILADELPHIA (CBS)–A special surprise today for a local World War II veteran targeted by vandals over Memorial Day weekend. Dominic DeStephanis, 95, maintains a garden memorial with American flags at his home on Marsden Street in Tacony. Someone apparently tossed the flags in the trash and removed other items. When the Pennsylvania American Legion heard…

via WWII Vet Targeted By Vandals Gets Surprise From Pennsylvania American Legion — CBS Philly

(WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump says he will announce his decision on whether to pull the United States out of the Paris climate accord during a Rose Garden event Thursday afternoon. Trump promoted his announcement Wednesday night on Twitter, after a day in which U.S. allies around the world sounded alarms about the likely consequences…

via President Trump Will Announce His Climate Pact Decision on Thursday — TIME

Napster is going to Japan — but don’t expect the iconic cat to become a big hit with Japanese music fans: The Seattle-based music service has teamed up with Japanese e-commerce giant Rakuten to power that company’s local Rakuten Music service. As part of that deal, Rhapsody will power the back-end of Rakuten Music, and……

via Napster Partners With Rakuten for Japanese Music Service — Variety

► Why was there an enormous ceremony praising Lucifer inside the Roman Catholic Church headquarters of Vatican City? LUCIFER’S CHURCH IS OFFICIALLY EXPOSED! What was once a mystery is now officially disclosed for public awareness. This is hands down the biggest conviction of all the religious hypocrites running the infrastructure of the pyramid scheme ‘system of […]

via Lucifer’s Hidden Church Is No Longer Hidden! – Wow You Need To See This! — The Light in the dark place

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Silicon Valley has very few executives that have a LatinX background, and today’s Breaking Into Startups Episode features a young Dominican from the Bronx named Ysiad Ferreiras that survived gang violence, became an engineer, and is now the VP of Sales for a company called Hustle. Read More

via How sales took Ysiad Ferreiras from gang violence in the Bronx to Silicon Valley — TechCrunch

Gary Cole, Christopher Gorham, Jane Lynch and Brandon Routh attended the opening of contract negotiations Wednesday in support of SAG-AFTRA. Formal talks launched under a news blackout at the Sherman Oaks headquarters of the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers. High-profile SAG-AFTRA members have often appeared during previous negotiations. .SAG-AFTRA and Hollywood producers are……

via SAG-AFTRA Launches Negotiations With Jane Lynch, Brandon Routh in Support — Variety

Robert Bigelow founder of the space company Bigelow Aerospace conducted a revealing interview with 60 Minutes Lara Morgan and talked about the importance of the space industry and how it would pave the way for people to live in space and he is convinced that aliens have visited Earth in the past.During the interview Lara…

via Bigelow Aerospace Founder claims: Aliens have come to Earth and still there is an existing presence of aliens! — UFO Sightings Hotspot

The Mystery Has Been Made Known! “When ye therefore shall see the abomination of desolation, spoken of by Daniel the prophet, stand in the holy place, (whoso readeth, let him understand:) …” (Matthew 24: 15 KJV Holy Bible) What is the abomination of desolation spoken of by Daniel the prophet? “For a long time I […]

via Earth-Shattering Truth About the ‘Abomination of Desolation’ Prophecy – Revealed! — The Light in the dark place

HUGE INSIGHT REVEALED: Rockefeller built the Twin Towers to be in direct alignment with the Washington Square Arch for a highly significant reason! Rockefeller ordered eminent domain in 1968 over the surrounding areas in downtown New York to push through the development of The World Trade Center: Twin Towers. Eminent domain forces the right of […]

via David Rockefeller’s Twin Towers: Never Before Seen Spirituality Behind 911 – This Is Big! — The Light in the dark place

NEW ESOTERIC SECRETS OF THE GARDEN OF EDEN REVEALED! This is spirituality uncovered like you have never seen it before! The image you are looking at is the vesica piscis – it is the geometric pattern formed when two cells intersect in the process of cellular multiplication and division. Today we are going to have […]

via Trapped in the Vesica Piscis! Huge Secrets of the Garden of Eden Unlocked! — The Light in the dark place

OBAMA SELECTED THIS SPECIFIC INTRO SONG FOR HIS ‘FAREWELL’ SPEECH – WHY? Here are the lyrics: “Very superstitious, writings on the wall, Very superstitious, ladders bout’ to fall, Thirteen month old baby, broke the lookin’ glass, Seven years of bad luck, the good things in your past When you believe in things that you don’t […]

via Obama’s ‘Farewell Speech’ Is Very Superstitious! – You’ve Got to See This! — The Light in the dark place

URGENT: DO NOT ACCEPT MICROCHIP IMPLANT – NEW CURRENCY SYSTEM! NBC has reported that in 2017, all of America will be tagged with microchips. They will be implanted to help identify individuals immediately. According to the report, the technology is used to answer one question. “Am I who I say I am?” [1] FEATURED VIDEO: […]

via Do NOT Accept Human RFID Microchip Implant — New Currency System! — The Light in the dark place

WHY THREE CROSSES? There is a good you; and there is a bad you. Christ makes of the two – one new man. FEATURED VIDEO: Passion “For he is our peace, who hath made both one, and hath broken down the middle wall of partition between us; Having abolished in his flesh the enmity, […]

via Introducing the Simplicity of Salvation — The Light in the dark place

On May 24, 2017 a thunderstorm was in progress in a Texas City. The man who posted the video to the MUFON case management system received the video from a friend.What attracted the videographer was when reviewing the footage he spotted a white flash going from his right to left.Further analysis led him to discover…

via Mysterious projectile shooting from a storm cloud towards UFO over Texas — UFO Sightings Hotspot

WHEN THE MISSILES COME DOWN WILL YOU GO UP? Everyone knows we are in the prophetic end times of the Bible – even at the door to the worldwide battle of Armageddon. The greatest horror the world will ever see is about to be unleashed unto the earth as described in Revelation 9. In the prophetic book of […]

via LIFE OR DEATH: Only One Way to Escape the Apocalypse – This Is It! Are You Ready? (Video) — The Light in the dark place

UFO and Paranormal investigator Mundo Desconocido provides information that has never been shown publicly, it talks about the current situation on the planet Earth and its colonization by aliens. The information comes from a synthesis of data provided by the world’s Ummo, called Ummitas.Have we been invaded by alien beings? And if so, why it…

via Extraterrestrial Invasion Earth – The Ummita Civilization — UFO Sightings Hotspot

By Ralph Ellis PHILADELPHIA (CNN) — A member of the Navy’s skydiving team was killed Sunday when his parachute malfunctioned during a team jump, the Navy said. The team called the Leap Frogs was conducting a jump into Liberty State Park in Jersey City, New Jersey as part of planned Fleet Week activities for New…

via Navy Skydiver Dies When Parachute Fails To Open — CBS Philly

Since it was first discovered, Tabby’s Star has baffled scientists all across the world. The reason for this is that it doesn’t act like any other star out there. It continues to lose brightness is random erratic spurts and is something that we’re not used to seeing. One astrophysicist from Louisiana State University, Tabetha Boyajian,…

via Tabby’s “Alien-Megastructures” Star Had Begun to Dim Again — TrendinTech

Following a ban of in cabin electronic devices that are “larger than a smartphone” on flights coming to the US from locations in eight majority-Muslim countries, it appears the White House wants to expand its curious policy. This morning, U.S. Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly told Fox News’ Chris Wallace that he…Read more…

via White House Seriously Considering Banning Laptops on All International Flights to the US — Gizmodo

When Injustice 2 was first announced, everyone immediately ran to their keyboards to make a character request. People went nuts over the prospect of seeing Static Shock, Starfire, another Mortal Kombat gust character and DC heroes/villains who are lesser known making it into the game. A lot of those wishes came true in the form…

via WATCH: Red Hood Reveal Trailer for ‘Injustice 2’ — Heavy.com

Tonight, PBS will air the National Memorial Day Concert live from the US Capitol’s West Lawn. The event is one of PBS’ highest-rated programs, and honors military veterans and servicemen and women who have sacrificed their lives for their country. Tonight’s special will be hosted by Joe Mantegna and Laurence Fishburn. Memorial Day is observed on…

via National Memorial Day Concert: What Time & Channel Is It on? — Heavy.com

HOLLISTON (CBS) – If you happen to drive through the town of Holliston, you can’t help but stumble upon a very special Memorial Day Remembrance attached to dozens of telephone poles. “When you go by in the car for a mile, I have a captured audience reminding folks that its Memorial Day,” Robert Blair of Holliston…

via Holliston Vet Has Unusual Way To Get People To ‘Remember’ — CBS Boston

As a rule, astronomers believe that stars have to explode in a supernova before they collapse into black holes. That violent death is always the cue, right? Not necessarily. Researchers have spotted a massive star 22 million light years away, N69…

via Stars can turn into black holes without a supernova — Engadget RSS Feed

Is Rihanna keeping a massive secret from us?

via Is Rihanna Pregnant? — See The Pic That Has Fans Wildly Speculating — Hollywood Life

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A beloved FDNY hero has lost his battle with cancer. Ray Pfeifer was one of the thousands of firefighters who worked for months on the toxic pile at ground zero following the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. Six years later, he was diagnosed with renal cancer. While battling cancer, Pfeifer championed…

via 9/11 First Responder Ray Pfeifer Dies Of Cancer — CBS New York

BOULDER COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – Emergency crews rescued a fallen climber in Boulder Canyon Sunday afternoon. Rescuers told CBS4 the climber fell about 50 feet near Boulder Falls. They said he was not clicked in and planned to have gone higher. The climber, a 30-year-old Boulder County resident, was not seriously injured. (credit: Boulder County…

via Not Clicked In: Tree Breaks Climber’s Long Fall — CBS Denver

via May 29, 2017 – MEMORIAL DAY – NATIONAL PAPERCLIP DAY – NATIONAL COQ AU VIN DAY — National Day Calendar

(SEOUL, South Korea) — North Korea fired a short-range ballistic missile that landed in Japan’s maritime economic zone Monday, officials said, the latest in a string of test launches as the North seeks to build nuclear-tipped ICBMs that can reach the U.S. mainland. The suspected Scud-type missile launched from the coastal town of Wonsan flew…

via North Korea Fires a Ballistic Missile Into Waters Off Japan — TIME

In a sequel of sorts to “International Assassin,” The Leftovers returned Kevin to the other side in Sunday’s “The Most Powerful Man in the World (and His Identical Twin Brother),” setting the stage for the mind-screwiest episode of Season 3… at least until we get to the series finale. Was our hero able to accomplish his…

via The Leftovers Recap: Twin Piqued — TVLine

By David Hawley, KJ Kwon, Brad Lendon and Ralph Ellis PHILADELPHIA (CNN) — North Korea fired a short-range ballistic missile Monday morning that landed in the ocean, the US military said. South Korea and Japan immediately protested the missile launch, the most recent test-firing by North Korea as it seeks to develop nuclear weapons that…

via North Korea Test-Fires Another Ballistic Missile, Per US & South Korea — CBS Philly

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Nearly 740,000 foreigners who were supposed to leave the United States during a recent 12-month period overstayed their visas, the Homeland Security Department said Monday, detailing a crucial but often overlooked contributor to the number of people in the country illegally. President Donald Trump has proposed spending billions of dollars to…

via Nearly 740,000 Foreigners Overstayed US Visas Last Year — CBS Philly

Even though he was busy destroying postwar alliances and praising autocrats, it was nice to have President Trump away from the United States for a week, especially away from Twitter. Well, that time has ended. President Trump is back from Europe and back on his phone, with some of his most disturbing (yet properly spelled!)…

via Trump is back from Europe and ready to ruin Twitter again — Mashable

Disney’s latest crack at the “Pirates of the Caribbean” franchise appears to be a global hit. The fifth installment, subtitled “Dead Men Tell No Tales” is sailing to $270.6 million at the international box office. That, combined with the $77 million it’s expected to pull in over the four-day holiday domestically, should easily put the……

via ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ Sails Toward $300 Million Opening Weekend Worldwide — Variety

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — A parachutist has died after plunging into the water during a naval Fleet Week demonstration near Liberty State Park in New Jersey Sunday afternoon. According to officials, the parachutist from the U.S. Navy’s parachute team plunged into the water after an apparent malfunction near Liberty Landing in Jersey City. A member of the…

via Parachutist Plunges Into Water, Dies During Fleet Week Demonstration Near Liberty State Park — CBS New York

Did you see Sony’s second-generation Digital Paper and realize you found your dream e-reader? If so, you’ll get to do something about it very soon. Sony has announced that its latest 13.3-inch E Ink tablet (the DPT-RP1) will reach the US sometime in…

via Sony’s latest E Ink tablet comes to the US in June — Engadget RSS Feed

Shia LaBeouf is being sued for defamation and assault in a $5 million lawsuit filed by a Los Angeles bartender, whom the actor reportedly called a “racist.” According to court documents obtained by the Hollywood Reporter, on Apr. 5, LaBeouf, 30, — who was accompanied by wife Mia Goth — got into a verbal altercation with…

via Shia LaBeouf Sued for $5 Million After Calling Bartender a ‘Racist’ for Not Serving Him — PEOPLE.com

A research team at the University of Central Florida has developed a new surface that allows the tuning of individual subpixels on a display. The breakthrough might mean the potential display resolutions on LCD TVs could triple, virtually overnight. Read more…

via Researchers Discover a Method That Could Triple Our Screen Resolutions — Gizmodo

Disney’s “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales” enjoyed one of the widest releases in Chinese history and opened with a $66 million three-day weekend opening. The film played 115,000 screenings on Friday, expanding to over 130,000 on Saturday, and then 115,000 on Sunday. According to data from local provider Ent Group, “Pirates”……

via China Box Office: ‘Pirates’ Sails Off With $66 Million Opening — Variety

(PORTLAND, Ore.) — Muslims in Portland, Oregon, thanked the community for its support and said they were raising money for the families of two men who were killed and others involved when someone targeted young women with an anti-Muslim rant on a light-rail train. “I am very thankful as a Muslim, I am very thankful…

via Portland Residents Launch Fundraiser for Victims of Anti-Muslim Attacker — TIME

It’s hard to find a legitimately bad flagship phone these days. Sure, one peeks its head out from time to time, but on a whole most phones are pretty good. The screens, the cameras, the internals. There are always a few bits that could use improving (see: battery and durability), but the gulf between good…

via The difference between smartphone gimmick and game changer — TechCrunch

ANNVILLE, Pa. (AP) — Allison Jaslow heard it more than once as the long holiday weekend approached — a cheerful “Happy Memorial Day!” from oblivious well-wishers. The former Army captain and Iraq War veteran had a ready reply, telling them, matter-of-factly, that she considered it a work weekend. Jaslow will be at Arlington National Cemetery…

via To Many Americans, Memorial Day Has Lost Its Meaning — CBS Denver

“Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales,” landed on top of the South Korean box office, accounting for 48% of the total weekend revenue. Opening on 1,323 screens nationwide on Wednesday (May 24), the Disney release earned $11.5 million from 1.52 million admissions in five days. Its opening day was $1.46 million exceeding……

via Korea Box Office: ‘Pirates’ Rules Weekend, ‘President’ Lands in Second — Variety

NASA It has now been a year since NASA successfully expanded a habitat attached to the International Space Station, the experimental Bigelow Expandable Activity Module. Initial tests on the module suggest that expandable habitats may play an important role as NASA considers how best to expand human activity into deep space. During the first year,…

via Inflatable space habitat passes first hurdle, now onto radiation testing — Ars Technica

CENTENNIAL, Colo. (CBS4) – Friends and family members say if you really want to know Rylie Guentensberger, just read what she wrote. “Life is a beautiful thing,” Rylie said in a March Instagram post. “Make the best of each situation. Even the bad parts.” Rylie wrote the post months before the April accident that forever…

via Really Want To Know Teen Who Died In Tragic Crash? Just Read What She Wrote — CBS Denver

This is not Honda’s year to build a reliable engine in open-wheel, single-seater race cars. Ryan Hunter Reay, one of Fernando Alonso’s Andretti teammates, just had his engine fail with a huge THUNK. Hunter-Reay has the first Honda engine to go kaput during today’s Indianapolis 500 race. Read more…

via Honda’s Reliability Problems Just Took Out One Of The Indy 500 Leaders [Update: And Another] — Black Flag

Black Friday gets all the glory, but smart shoppers know that Memorial Day weekend is the secret source for serious sales. This MDW, skip the beach, step away from the grill and make the most of your three days off with some big-time online shopping. Here, some of our favorite sales happening right now on everything from rugs…

via The Best Memorial Day Weekend Sales to Shop Right Now to Outfit Your Home, Inside and Out — PEOPLE.com

David Michod, the director of the new Netflix movie “War Machine,” debuting this weekend, said that his initial reaction to reports that President Trump’s advisers are calling for more troops in Afghanistan was one of “bewilderment.” “I can’t pretend to be surprised,” he tells Variety‘s “PopPolitics” on SiriusXM. “We are now in the 16th year……

via PopPolitics: ‘War Machine’ Director on the Futility of Another Troop Surge in Afghanistan (Listen) — Variety

Fernando Alonso’s engine abruptly failed on lap 179 of 200 during today’s Indianapolis 500, taking him out of the race. Alonso, who opted to race in the Indy 500 instead of the Formula One Monaco Grand Prix because his Honda-powered F1 car was so unreliable, had the third Honda engine failure of the day.Read more…

via Fernando Alonso Out Of Indy 500 After Honda Engine Fails — Black Flag

(LOS ANGELES) — It was smooth sailing to the top spot at the box office for “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales,” but the waters were choppier for the Dwayne Johnson comedy “Baywatch.” Studio estimates on Sunday say the fifth installment of the “Pirates of the Caribbean” franchise commandeered $62.2 million in…

via Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales Captures Top Box Office Spot — TIME

Just moments after Fernando Alonso’s engine blew to bring out the yellow flag at the Indianapolis 500, five cars wound up in a massive crash with less than 20 laps to go in the race. Between engines blowing and cars crashing, it doesn’t seem like we’ll have much of a field left by the end…

via Huge Indy 500 Wreck Somehow Only Eats Five Cars  — Black Flag

Winner!

via Takuma Sato Wins 2017 Indianapolis 500 & Chugs Milk Like A Champion — Hollywood Life

SPRINGFIELD (CBS) — The streets of Springfield have seen plenty of changes over the years, but for more than five decades, one thing has remained–The Red Rose. Italian immigrants Nicola and Edda Caputo opened Red Rose back in the 1960s, and with hard work and great food, they built it into one of New England’s…

via Phantom Gourmet: The Red Rose In Springfield — CBS Boston

Scientists have long understood that dogs with flat faces like pugs and bulldogs are the result of out-of-control selective breeding. But they’ve yet to discover the exact genetic mutation that’s responsible for the physical traits of these dogs. A new study has gone a long way towards finding the answer and could…Read more…

via Study Identifies the Likely Genetic Mutation Responsible for Smooshed-Faced Dogs — Gizmodo

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police on Sunday were asking for the public’s help in finding a suspect who stabbed a man and woman in Sunset Park, Brooklyn this weekend. Around 4 a.m. Saturday, the 22-year-old woman and the 26-year-old man were in front of 1004 Fourth Ave. in Brooklyn when the assailant stabbed the woman…

via Search On For Suspect Who Stabbed Man, Woman In Brooklyn — CBS New York

Indianapolis 500 pole-sitter Scott Dixon was knocked out of the annual race Sunday after a destructive and terrifying crash. Dixon’s car flew over the car of Jay Howard, another driver, and hit the retaining wall and shredding to pieces. The tub of the car stayed in place and Dixon was able to climb out of…

via ‘It Was Definitely a Rough Ride’: Indy 500 Racer Talks Terrifying Crash — TIME

After a months’ long parade of endless red flags, LeEco’s Stateside woes finally came to a head this week. The company announced that it would be laying off 325 employees in the U.S. alone. And judging from a number of address forwarding emails I received, the company moved swiftly and without much warning. It’s always…

via How not to launch a company in the U.S. — lessons learned from LeEco — TechCrunch

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

Volcanoes on Earth are quite spectacular in their own right. They are significant features of natural beauty. However, in comparison to those found on other planets, they’re really quite dull. Take Mars for instance. Around 3.5 billion years ago a huge eruption occurred that forced much of the planet’s mantle onto the surface, causing it…

via Two-Sided Alien Worlds That Have Magma Oceans And Rainstorms — TrendinTech

Neuroplasticity is the idea that you can alter your brain in a physical and mental way by changing its stimuli — which can include environment, behavior, thought patterns or other parts of the body that have an impact on it. While this is a fairly old idea — the term and concept that the brain was…

via You Have the Power to Physically Reshape Your Brain — Futurism

Just hours after President Trump touched down in the United States from a nine-day trip abroad, he returned to Twitter to decry the news media and push back against reports about his administration. On Sunday morning, the President wrote a series of tweets where he reiterated his past claims that reports about his administration were…

via President Trump Launches Twitter Attack: ‘Fake News Is the Enemy’ — TIME

BOSTON (CBS) — A cordless electric lawn mower is being recalled because of the danger it could short circuit and catch fire. These Kobalt and Greenworks brand electric mowers are being recalled. (Consumer Product Safety Commission) Some 28,000 Kobalt and Greenworks brands of electric lawn mowers are affected. The US Consumer Product Safety Commission said…

via Lawn Mower Recalled Due To Fire Hazard — CBS Boston

Cryptocurrencies are booming beyond belief. Bitcoin is up sevenfold, to $2,500, in the last year. Three weeks ago the redoubtable Vinay Gupta, who led Ethereum’s initial release, published an essay entitled “What Does Ether At $100 Mean?” Since then it has doubled. Too many altcoins to name have skyrocketed in value along with the Big…

via Blockchains are the new Linux, not the new Internet — TechCrunch

Let’s take an educational trip down the throat of a beatboxer and get a far too detailed look at the complex anatomical system that enables us to make strange noises.Read more…

via The Inside of a Beatboxer’s Throat is a Disgusting Display of Anatomical Gymnastics — Sploid

All the pieces of Snap’s grand plan are coming together, the latest of which appears to be putting its camera technology atop drones. SEE ALSO: Snapchat blew its first-ever earnings At least that’s the obvious conclusion based on Snap’s acquisition of Ctrl Me Robotics for “under $1 million,” a deal that was first reported by…

via Snap acquires drone company, may put eyes in the skies — Mashable

REUTERS/Kevin LamarqueMichael Hayden, the former director of the NSA and the CIA, told CNN on Saturday that the reported content of Jared Kushner’s conversations with Russia’s ambassador in December may have motivated former national security adviser Susan Rice to request his name to be unmasked in intelligence reports. Most of the controversy surrounding Rice’s reported attempts…

via Former CIA Director: ‘Now we know’ why Trump officials talking to the Russians may have been ‘unmasked’ — Feedburner

British Airways has yet to fix the IT outage that caused them to cancel all flights at London’s Heathrow and Gatwick airports earlier Saturday. They originally thought they would be back online by about 6pm GMT, but they’ve now acknowledged that operations will remain suspended through the rest of the day. Following a major IT…

via British Airways extends London flight cancellations through Saturday amid IT failure — TechCrunch

(WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and now top White House adviser Jared Kushner proposed a secret back channel between the Kremlin and the Trump transition team during a December meeting with a leading Russian diplomat, The Associated Press has learned. Kushner spoke with Ambassador Sergey Kislyak about creating that line of communication to facilitate…

via Report: Jared Kushner Back Channel With Russia Involved Syria — TIME

Saturday Night Live closed out its most-watched season in over two decades last weekend, thanks in part to Alec Baldwin’s many buzzed-about appearances as President Donald Trump, and a cabinet that included Melissa McCarthy’s Sean Spicer. But which episodes did TVLine readers consider the best and worst? With Season 42 now behind us, we’re revisiting how each of the last…

via SNL Season 42: Worst to Best Episodes, Ranked — Alec Baldwin, Jimmy Fallon, The Rock, Melissa McCarthy and More — TVLine

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — New York City has seen a 22 percent jump in fatal overdoses so far in 2017. The NYPD is blaming that on fentanyl, a particularly potent synthetic drug. “It’s a crisis in the city that we’ve never seen before,” Chief of Detectives Robert Boyce said at a City Council meeting earlier…

via NYPD To Refocus Efforts On Drug Dealers To Curb Heroin Crisis — CBS New York

DENVER (AP) – Significantly more immigrants were arrested and deported from Colorado and Wyoming in the first few months of Donald Trump’s presidency than during the same period in 2016. The biggest surge was in arrests of immigrants suspected of residing illegally in the country without a criminal record. One hundred thirty-four individuals were detained…

via Immigrant Arrests And Deportations Up In Colorado, Wyoming — CBS Denver

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The woman who was chained inside a shipping container by South Carolina serial killer Todd Kohlhepp will receive a $25,000 reward for assisting investigators with the case. The news came on Friday — the same day Kohlhepp, 44, pleaded guilty to the seven murders he was accused of, according to local CBS affiliate WLTX. In…

via Woman Held Captive by South Carolina Serial Killer Will Receive $25,000 Reward — TIME

(SAN DIEGO) — Deborah Crosby touched her father’s flag-draped casket as her three brothers hugged her in a tearful embrace on the tarmac at the San Diego airport Friday — ending a more than half century search to find and bring home the remains of Lt. Cmdr. Frederick P. Crosby, shot down as a Navy…

via Vietnam War Navy Pilot’s Remains Return to U.S. After More Than 50 Years — TIME

Honda, the power unit supplier to blame for the McLaren Formula One team’s miserable lack of reliability lately, admitted that their MGU-H design—a key component of their engine’s hybrid system—can only last two races, reports Motorsport.com. MGU-H stands for “motor generator unit-heat,” as it recaptures heat energy…Read more…

via One Of The Essential Components Of Honda’s F1 Engine Can Only Last Two Races — Black Flag

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — New York City Fleet Week means New Yorkers have the chance to get up close and hands on with some very cool military gear. Even though the stars of Broadway commandeered the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum on Saturday, the true showstopper was floating right next door. “This is the USS…

via Fleet Week Festivities Continue At Manhattan’s Intrepid Museum — CBS New York

So heartbreaking!

via Cher Mourns Ex Husband Gregg Allman After His Tragic Passing — See Heartfelt Tweets — Hollywood Life

Former Vice President Joe Biden urged Cornell University graduates to resist the allure of technology during his commencement speech on Saturday. Speaking a day ahead of the students’ official graduation, Biden pleaded for more empathy among the younger generation as they prepare to enter the workforce. “The people I’ve known who are successful and happy…

via Joe Biden Urges Cornell Graduates to Stop ‘Living in Your Screens’ — TIME

(Ubisoft) Have you ever wanted to pilot the Starship Enterprise and boldly go where no one has gone before? Well now you can with Star Trek Bridge Crew, a virtual reality game from Ubisoft and Red Storm Entertainment set for release on Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, and Playstation VR on May 30, 2017. There’s also…

via ‘Star Trek Bridge Crew’: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know — Heavy.com

We’ve received word from Uber that the Kalanick family suffered a tragic event this weekend. CEO Travis Kalanick’s parents were in a boating accident in Fresno yesterday and his mother Bonnie Horowitz Kalanick has passed away. His father Donald Kalanick was also injured. The company provided the following statement. “Last night Travis and his family suffered…

via Tragedy strikes as Uber CEO Kalanick loses mother in boating accident, father in serious condition — TechCrunch

You know bees are having a rough time when a survey finds that professional beekeepers lost 33.2 percent of their colonies this year and that statistic is considered a significant improvement over the previous decade.Read more…

via A Third of America’s Bee Colonies Died Last Year and That’s ‘Good News’? — Gizmodo

NEWARK, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — A suspicious device found at Newark Liberty International Airport has been cleared by authorities, Port Authority police say. Terminal A was evacuated for about 45 minutes Saturday after the device was found on Level 3. Package has been cleared by authorities at Terminal A at Newark Liberty Airport. Passengers should expect some residual…

via Suspicious Device Found At Newark Airport Cleared By Authorities — CBS New York

“Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales” is sailing its way to an easy domestic box office win this weekend, but it’s international numbers are on course to make an even bigger splash. The fifth film in the Disney franchise is expected to net $275 million globally this Memorial Day weekend after reeling in……

via Box Office: ‘Pirates’ On Course for $275 Million Global Launch — Variety

After several years of planning and no shortage of financial anxiety, construction has officially started on the Extremely Large Telescope. Contractors are now building the main structure and dome of the Chile-based observer ahead of its initial ser…

via Construction starts on the world’s largest optical telescope — Engadget RSS Feed

Is Jane the Virgin‘s narrator speaking from the great beyond? Since the CW dramedy’s debut, the animated, often cheeky mystery voice has guided viewers through Jane’s world. And if fans have been paying attention in that time, then they may have also gleaned some clues about his identity. “There are hints throughout” the series, says executive…

via Jane the Virgin Boss on the Narrator’s Identity and When It Will Be Revealed — TVLine

(NEWARK, N.J.) — A suspicious package that forced the partial evacuation of a terminal at Newark Liberty International Airport has been determined not to be a threat. Police for the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey say the suspicious package was found in Terminal A on Saturday afternoon and that a partial evacuation…

via Newark Airport Terminal Evacuated Over Suspicious Package — TIME

Spotify made a few moves this week that could put them in a better position to join the stock market. On Thursday, it was revealed that the company added four people to its board of directors. The music streaming startup has brought on former Disney COO Tom Staggs; Padmasree Warrior, a Cisco vet who runs an electric car…

via Spotify settles lawsuits, adds board members as it gets ready to go public — TechCrunch

By The Sports XChange BOSTON — Brian Johnson, summoned from Triple-A to make a spot start with David Price set to return, turned in a gem at Fenway Park on Saturday. The young left-hander, Boston’s No. 7 prospect according to Baseball America, pitched a five-hit shutout and got help from strong defense as the Red…

via Red Sox Take Game Two Of The Series From Seattle — CBS Boston

The Department of Labor will have to keep bugging Google for the salary records it’s been asking for, because the tech titan keeps refusing to hand them over. Those records might be able to prove once and for all whether Mountain View truly pays wome…

via Google says it would cost too much to gather wage gap data — Engadget RSS Feed

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