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SpaceX captures the flag, beating Boeing in cosmic contest

Marcia Dunn, Ap Aerospace Writer Updated 7:55 pm CDT, Monday, June 1, 2020 In this image taken from NASA video on Monday, June 1, 2020, NASA astronauts Robert L. Behnken, left, and Chris Cassidy right, listen as commander Douglas Hurley speaks about retrieving the American flag left behind at the International Space Station nearly a decade…

Rick and Morty Season four Ending Defined

Warning: This article contains spoilers for the Rick and Morty: Season 4 finale!Rick and Morty just ended its fourth season with one of its biggest and most significant finales yet. The Smith family laughed a little, learned a little and managed to bring down an intergalactic empire for the second time. And as the dust…

Mice on Acid

In the bowels of an animal research facility at Oxford University, mice are stirring in cages. Half of them have been given an injection of saline solution and behave like the docile house pet of your local fifth-grader. The other half have been given DOI, a drug chemically similar to LSD, and are, as the…

Evolution Is the Biggest Present on Earth

Science can be a peculiar source of joy—the joy, largely unique to human beings, of understanding the universe in which we live. For some, the joys of science are readily accessible; they get hooked on it as children, then get to enjoy a regular fix of science for the rest of their lives. For others,…

The New Intimacy, Dropped at You by Covid-19

More than a century ago, the British writer E. M. Forster published a parable about the solitary endgame of technological progress. In his story, “The Machine Stops,” the humans of the far future live underground in isolated cells, with all of life mediated through an omnipotent computer—the Machine. In this hive-like complex, Forster writes, “people…

Dallas Police requested public for movies of protesters—it didn’t go nicely

Police seek videos through phone app — Police app stops working hours after PD requested videos of “illegal activity.” Jon Brodkin - Jun 1, 2020 5:03 pm UTC Enlarge / Screenshots of the iWatch Dallas iPhone app from the Apple App Store.With protests against police brutality and racism happening in many major US cities, the…

We Must Discuss In regards to the Vilification of Lana Del Rey

Lana Del Rey is being dragged through the mud lately after comparing herself to black artists. She spent Saturday protesting, trying to raise awareness for Black Lives Matter. Some artists are calling her out for “endangering” others. When it comes to a bad run, Lana Del Rey is having a real turd sandwich of a…

What Netflix’s ‘Area Power’ will get proper (and flawed) about the actual Area Power

Space Force has landed on Netflix. So, what's up with the real thing?  In response to Donald Trump's 2018 announcement  of the United States' newest military branch, Parks and Recreation creator Greg Daniels teamed up with The Office star Steve Carell to bring an intergalactic workplace comedy to Netflix.  Carell stars as General Mark Naird,…

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New Foreign Trade Policy 2021-2026 to be rolled out from April, says Govt

Union Ministry of Commerce and Industry on Tuesday said that India''s new Foreign Trade Policy 2021-2026, under formulation, will come into effect from April 1, 2021 Topics Foreign trade policy | India | indian government ANI  |  General News  Last Updated at January 13, 2021 09:15 IST Union Ministry of Commerce and Industry on Tuesday said that India''s new…

LG’s 2021 TV lineup is promising, but includes bizarre software features

It seems like the company is running out of picture enhancement ideas LG has expanded its OLED lineup, added mini-LED sets and more in 2021, delivering one of the most robust television selections available. Beyond just releasing better hardware, the company is also revamping its smart TV software with a new look and cool new…

Top 5 Things to Watch in Markets in the Week Ahead

© Reuters By Noreen Burke Investing.com -- Politics will continue to dominate the headlines in the week ahead amid calls for President Donald Trump’s removal from office after he encouraged a mob of his supporters to storm the U.S. Capitol. But investors will likely be focusing more on the prospects for a bigger stimulus package…

Amazon suspends hosting for Parler

Amazon will suspend social media site Parler from its server hosting service on Sunday over violent content that has also prompted Google Play and Apple to remove the platform from its app stores. Parler, the “Twitter for conservatives,” was used by supporters of President Donald Trump to express hatred and threaten violence that culminated in…