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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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Trump Presented CBS With Book On His Healthcare Record – Opened To A Blank Page

Topline President Trump on Wednesday tweeted photos of 60 Minutes correspondent Lesley Stahl holding a large book ostensibly documenting his healthcare accomplishments – but one photo showed Stahl opening the book to a blank page, underscoring Democratic attacks against Trump’s health care record. 60 Minutes correspondent Lesley Stahl opens a book provided by the White House while preparing to…

SoundCloud creators raise $17.8 million to bring membership ebikes to market

Founders of music streaming platform SoundCloud are looking to bring subscriptions to the burgeoning ebike market with a European startup called Dance. The company today announced it has raised a €15 million ($17.8 million) round of funding to expand the service beyond its current pilot program in Germany. The funding follows a surge in demand…

Truth x The Vinyl Factory Present: RYOJI IKEDA – immersive audiovisual exhibit at 180 The Hair

A multi-sensory exploration of light and sound. Fact and The Vinyl Factory are presenting a new RYOJI IKEDA exhibition at 180 Studios – in collaboration with Audemars Piguet Contemporary, opening this November. Tickets are available now. Featuring the largest collection of the artist’s work in Europe to date, as well as world premieres of never-before-seen works, RYOJI IKEDA invites…

GM’s electrical Hummer truck is here with an approximated 560km variety

The company has yet to reveal the price Oct 20, 2020 11:14 PM EDT After months of teasing, General Motors (GM) has finally shared the look and the specifications of its all-electric Hummer-branded pickup truck. The company says that the new truck will hit the road during the fall of 2022 with an estimated range…