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Mars Curiosity Rover Will be the First to Explore Alien Sand Dunes

A similar predicament ended the mission of the Spirit rover, Curiosity's predecessor on the red planet, when it drove into a much smaller sand trap in 2009. The reason why scientists are so interested in the dunes on Mars is that they are very diff...

Astronaut tweets shot of 'UFO' taken from global

Kelly, who recently broke the USA record for most days in space, tweeted the picture taken from the worldwide Space Station Sunday. In the photo, stars can be seen twinkling over south India, but in the top right corner of the picture, there is som...

Chevy Volt wins Green auto of the Year

This is the second time Green Car Journal has recognized the Volt, which also won the award with its first-generation model back in 2011. The judges noticed that the new Volt stands out in its "sleek and sporty design, more energy-dense batteries, ...

Miley Cyrus opens Dead Petz tour wearing prosthetic penis and fake breasts

Miley's costumes often have caused a flurry of criticism given their inappropriate nature, especially those worn during her Bangerz tour, which included a leotard covered in marijuana leaves. In an Instagram post - featuring a naked split-shot of t...

Facebook Partners Airtel Africa to Launch Free Basics in 17 Countries

Free Basics allows mobile customers of Airtel Africa to access free health, education and finance-related websites. The countries that will get Free Basics are Burkina Faso, Chad, Gabon, Madagascar, Niger, Nigeria, Republic of the Congo, Sierra Leo...

Obama, Xi Jinping, Other APEC Leaders Call For Urgent Cooperation

The annual summit brought together leaders of the 21 member states, which account for nearly 60 percent of global gross domestic product and almost half of world trade. Park will fly to Kuala Lumpur next to attend the Association of Southeast Asian N...

Comcast Drops YES Network, Home of Yankees, Nets

In a statement, YES said Comcast gave subscribers no advance notification about the impending blackout. Indeed, with the Yankees in off-season mode until spring, and the Nets, a miserable 2-9 to start the season and sure to play few relevant NBA co...

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Protecting Your Vision During Upcoming Solar Eclipse

NASA Planetary Science Director Jim Green says that students should experience the eclipse, with the right precautions in place. The general public will be able to visit Ralph...

Twitter now has a totality emoji to celebrate the solar eclipse

Click play to watch the Do's and Don't for the upcoming solar eclipse . Some retailers have pairs remaining, but if you don't happen to find a pair, you can safely make an ecli...

Local libraries giving out free eclipse glasses

Florida is not in this path of totality, but everyone in North America, South America and parts of Europe will get to see a partial solar eclipse . On the day of the event, St. ...

4 apps that will make Solar Eclipse 2017 epic

Free , 1:30 p.m., MIT Kresge Oval , 77 Mass. There will be little to no cloud coverage. There's a new scam in Illinois.counterfeit solar eclipse glasses that are being sold to...

Jaguar E-Pace: Designed to Cross Over

Jaguar claims that the new chassis hardware developed for the E-Pace maximises its interior space while also providing the strong foundations for the vehicle's all-surface dynamic ...

11 ways iOS11 is better than previous version

It's seen as a maintenance release. At the same time, iOS 11 lays ground work for the future, in that it "opens up to unbelievable possibilities for augmented reality in games a...

Kirby is coming to Nintendo Switch

Based on what we've seen so far, Super Mario Odyssey is one of the oddest titles yet. Who knows what this means for future Nintendo games , if they are kid-proofing all thei...

Apple Announce ARKit, An Augmented Reality App Platform

Settle down, iPhone lovers - these, unfortunately, aren't new iPhones . The feature, called "Do Not Disturb While Driving", will be part of Apple's iOS 11, a new version of th...

Apple unveils voice-activated, connected home speaker

Will you be interesting in buying the new HomePod for your home? Despite Amazon's dominance, the smart speaker market is still considered a worthwhile investment due to its...

Apple Gets into WiFi Speakers with HomePod

Analysts say Apple has been slow to improve its Siri virtual assistant and launch a smart speaker, after Amazon launched its Echo in 2014. Apple says that the speaker can...

Special Reports

Can't resist texting while driving? Apple wants to make you stop

It will cost $349 and is expected to be Amazon Echo and Google Home's competitor. Apple's AR software is capable of running on any iPhone or iPad that at least has an A...

New smart speaker expected as Apple kicks off conference

On its website, Apple describes it simply as getting an immersive listening experience no matter where HomePod is placed. Apple is also updating the operating software fo...

SpaceX launches Dragon spacecraft to resupply ISS

SpaceX launches Dragon spacecraft to resupply ISS

SpaceX plans to return the actual rocket, called Falcon 9, back to Cape Canaveral after it detaches from the capsule ( Dragon ). More than 2,000 kilograms of that is scientific ha...

Apple's Siri speaker to be an audiophile-pleasing smart home hub

Sources say Apple employees have been testing the speaker in their homes for several months. There have been rumors about Apple making a smart speaker. Regarding the manufa...

Sony Stops Manufacturing PS3 in Japan

Sony Stops Manufacturing PS3 in Japan

Sony recently released a new System Software Update for the PlayStation 4 that was meant to bring new icons and more stability, however, it appears to have destabilized som...

Ariana Grande says she will hold benefit concert in Manchester

Grande was playing her sixth European date on her Dangerous Woman tour when a suicide bomber attacked concert-goers as they were leaving her concert at Manchester Arena , kill...

Icy reception to Trump budget from fellow Republicans

The Trump Administration budget released Tuesday slashes funding for the Environmental Protection Agency by almost one-third, laying off thousands of employees while imposing ...

Destiny 2's PC Launch May Be a Later Date

Destiny had a ton of hype in 2014. This will be the first game developed by a separate studio to arrive for Battle.net, which has only offered Blizzard-developed games until now. ...

WannaCry Ransomware: Microsoft Calls Out NSA For 'Stockpiling' Vulnerabilities

Zimbabwe is one of the countries targeted by the massive cyber-attack called WannaCry ransomware which has hit computers in 104 countries including the Russian Federation , the UK,...