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Author: 0 57-year-old breaks record for female space walks

In this image made from video provided by NASA , U.S. astronauts Peggy Whitson , above, and Shane Kimbrough work on the outside of the International Space Station on Thursday, March 30, 2017. She arrived at the space station in November, after previously serving on two six-month missions at the orbiting outpost in 2002 and 2008. Around the 10th of April, Whitson will be promoted to commander of the space station.

Author: 0 SpaceX launches first recycled rocket booster

The Falcon 9 rocket lifted off at 6:27 p.m. ET from the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral before settling on a droneship named " Of Course I Still Love You " in the Atlantic Ocean about 10 minutes later. SpaceX , the California-based company headed by visionary entrepreneur Elon Musk, has for 15 years been honing the technology of powering its boosters back to careful Earth landings on solid ground and in the water.

Sci-tech Kim Kardashian considers surgery in hopes of third child
Author: 0 Kim Kardashian considers surgery in hopes of third child

Every week, there seems to be another Kimye divorce rumor. However, numerous commenters after the article don't have much love towards Kardashian. Like Kourt, she elongated her frame with a pair of heels, opting for ankle strap sandals, and polished off the look with a strapless top that she wore tucked into the jeans, enhancing her tiny waist - from head-to-toe her outfit was on point and she looked awesome! We got Paris at LAX and our photog asked about the story that she and Kim ...

Sci-tech Fla. Republican blasts feds for loosening manatee protections
Author: 0 Fla. Republican blasts feds for loosening manatee protections

Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) to downgrade manatees' status from endangered to threatened, as defined by the Endangered Species Act (ESA), FWS representatives announced online today (March 31) in a statement . "USFWS is required to use the best available science in making ESA listing decisions, and we are deeply concerned that this rulemaking did not take recent manatee die-offs into account", said Sharon Young, Marine Issues Field Director for The Humane Society of the United States.

Sci-tech Does Trump's opioid plan lack consistency?
Author: 0 Does Trump's opioid plan lack consistency?

It's an issue that I care about a lot in New Jersey, and for the country, and so the President asked me to do this and I was happy to. "As Chris Christie joined the President today at the White House to tackle the issue of drug addiction, back in New Jersey two of his former associates were sentenced to federal prison", Davis said .

Sci-tech I Am Sufficiently Whelmed By The 'Destiny 2' Trailer
Author: 0 I Am Sufficiently Whelmed By The 'Destiny 2' Trailer

Even if all we have to go on, in crafting that theory, are a pair of new Destiny 2 trailers. Activision lifted the lid off Destiny 2 earlier today, with a worldwide reveal trailer detailing the game's story, characters and antagonists.

Sci-tech Streaming now makes up most US music industry revenue
Author: 0 Streaming now makes up most US music industry revenue

These services, which typically charge about $10 a month for unlimited, on-demand access to tens of millions of songs, now count more than 22 million subscribers in the US and accounted for more than 51% of the industry's revenue in 2016, up from 34% in 2015.

Sci-tech Elon Musk's latest target: Brain-computer interfaces
Author: 0 Elon Musk's latest target: Brain-computer interfaces

Researchers testing the neural technology on mice say it is effective in monitoring brain activities and enhancing brain capabilities, per the Deccan Chronicle . The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, or DARPA, is studying the potential medical benefits of electronic implants and the nervous system. Their work will build on over a decade's worth of successful brain-computer interfaces (BCI), beginning with BrainGate, an early BCI tech that allows people to type messages on a ...

Author: 0 Samsung's fire-prone Note 7 phone may return after recalls

In a statement posted on its website Monday, the company revealed its plans to process, recycle - and, perhaps, refurbish - its infamous Galaxy Note 7 devices. NEW YORK (AP) - Samsung's fire-prone Galaxy Note 7 phone might come back as refurbished or rental phones. South Korea's Electronic Times newspaper, citing unnamed sources, said on Tuesday that Samsung will start selling refurbished Note 7s in its home country in July or August and will aim to sell between 400,000 and 500,000 of the ...

Sci-tech Rocket to take tourists into space
Author: 0 Rocket to take tourists into space

Bezos's company successfully landed the first reusable rocket after officially going to space in November , and has repeated the feat four times . Blue Origin is planning to take its first paying customers to space by 2018, according to CEO Jeff Bezos.

Author: 0 Facebook's Oculus Spruced Up the Samsung Gear VR Headset

Just like Harman (and, more specifically, AKG) are helping Samsung to step up its audio game, Oculus is the firm's partner of choice when it comes to VR. When taking a 360-degree photo, it will combine the two images and produce a 15MP photo. However, it will only work on newer iPhone models running iOS 10 or later.

Author: 0 House sends bill to Trump blocking online privacy regulation

Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., said Republicans put profits over the privacy concerns of Americans. Rep. Michael Capuano, a Massachusetts Democrat, said Tuesday that Comcast could know his personal information because he looked up his mother's medical condition and his purchase history.

Author: 0 Clippers beat Wizards 133-124 in high-scoring shootout

For the third time this season, and second time this month, they hit their high-water mark for a game with 133 points. If Griffin is indeed ready to move on from the underachieving Clippers, he has the choice of joining an up-and-coming young squad like the Lakers or teaming up with fellow All-Stars Isaiah Thomas and Al Horford with the Celtics.

Author: 0 'Hideous' Cristiano Ronaldo statue sparks social media laughs

FUNCHAL, Portugal (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo has an airport named after him, but it was his odd-looking statue that attracted attention in Wednesday's ceremony honoring the Portugal star in his hometown. President Rebelo de Sousa said Ronaldo "projects Madeira and Portugal across the world far more than anybody else". Critics said a more distinguished historical figure would be more appropriate.

Author: 0 Trump says he expects a health care deal soon

At the meeting, O'Neil presented a letter in which he said the Justice Department had "advised" him that Yates' official communications on issues of interest to the House panel are "client confidences" that can not be disclosed without written consent.

Author: 0 Peggy Whitson set to break Sunita Williams' spacewalk record

This was Whitson's eighth spacewalk. They finished cable connections at the Pressurized Mating Adapter-3 just recently attached to the Harmony module's space-facing port. EDT (GMT-5), officially kicking off U.S. EVA-41, the second NASA spacewalk in one week. She holds the record for most number of spacewalks by a woman as well as most spacewalk time for a woman.

Sci-tech We know more about that crash involving Uber's self-driving car
Author: 0 We know more about that crash involving Uber's self-driving car

Uber responded by briefly suspending its self-driving cars in its three testing locations, Arizona, San Francisco and Pittsburgh, as it investigated the accident. Testing hasn't been accident-free. "The interaction between robot cars and human-driven cars is an area of serious concern and requires research", said John M.

Sci-tech BSNL offers 1 GB free data to its non-internet users
Author: 0 BSNL offers 1 GB free data to its non-internet users

To sustain in the ever growing Indian telecom sector and to combat Reliance Jio , incumbent operators such as Airtel, Vodafone India, and Idea Cellular came out with nearly similar plans offering similar perks. However, the said plan is just for the 3G data and not available in 4G. After the entrance of Reliance Jio , the craze for mobile data in the country has seemingly increased, and BSNL has done exactly right thing by offering data than others with the Rs.

Author: 0 Samsung's Galaxy S8 phone aims to dispel the Note 7 debacle

For instance, if you usually call your mom at a specific time each day, Bixby will ask you, unprompted, if you'd like to call her at that time. There's also support for both NFC and MST (magnetic secure transmission). But it can be controlled via voice, touch or text. Once you're plugged in, you'll be granted access to a "completely redesigned" Android UI that's optimised for use with a mouse and keyboard.