Christopher Williams

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This 1977 review of the original ‘Star Wars’ predicted the future

[<i>Read a review of the new ‘Star Wars’ movie: ‘The Force Awakens’ gets the nostalgia-novelty mix just right</i>]<p>A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away, “Star Wars” opened in Washington, D.C. on Memorial Day weekend of 1977 — in exactly one theater.<p>That’s how movies were typically released back then. …

Science Fiction

Gorgeous New NASA Image Shows Earth 'Rising' Over The Moon

A reminder that our little planet is pretty dang beautiful.<p>NASA released a stunning image on Friday appearing to show Earth “rising” over the horizon of the moon.<p>The image was captured by NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, a robotic spacecraft that has been orbiting the moon since 2009. Usually, …

US spacewalkers move stalled rail car outside ISS by thumping a stuck brake handle

Astronauts move a stalled rail car stuck outside the International Space Station by whacking a jammed brake handle<p>Two solid whacks to a stuck brake handle was all it took for a spacewalking American astronaut to fix a stalled rail car outside the International Space Station, Nasa said Monday.<p>"That …

Are You An Evangelical? Are You Sure?

Here's what we've heard about evangelical voters lately: Donald Trump, Ben Carson, and now Ted Cruz are fighting for them. Cruz says that a bunch of them are "missing" (and that he's the man to find them). And anyone will tell you that they play a decisive role in Iowa GOP caucuses.<p>You can't talk …

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Inside the Christian app boom

It turns out prayer and smartphone habits go well together<p>The American public is becoming less religious and less likely to attend church than in decades past, according to research like the Pew study released last month. But for Christians looking to spread the faith, there’s been a recent bright …

Report: Samsung Galaxy S7 to have software optimization that rivals the iPhone

This year’s Samsung Galaxy S6 finally brought the major shakeup in design that many had long been hoping for, alongside tweaks and improvements to Touchwiz that made it a bit more streamlined than in years past. While the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge weren’t without their faults, there’s no denying that …

Phones

China Accuses U.S. of 'Serious Military Provocation' Over B-52 Flight

BEIJING — China on Saturday accused the U.S. of committing a "serious military provocation" by flying an Air Force B-52 strategic bomber over a Chinese-controlled man-made island in the South China Sea.<p>China's Defense Ministry said in a statement that the U.S. is deliberately raising tensions in …

NASA orders its second commercial crew flight from Boeing

Still no word on when the company will launch<p>NASA just ordered its second commercial crew flight from Boeing — one of the two private companies that is building vehicles to transport astronauts to the International Space Station. That means Boeing is guaranteed to launch astronauts at least twice …

Jeb Bush: 'Donald Trump is a jerk'

<b>(CNN) —</b> Although Jeb Bush had been railing against Donald Trump all week, he still had more to say on Saturday -- a lot more.<p>The former Florida governor criss-crossed the first-in-the-nation primary state of New Hampshire, where he repeatedly went after Trump in his stump speeches -- unprompted -- …

How Apple’s super-secret Industrial Design team really works

<i>This feature is adapted from my book,</i> Jony Ive: The Genius Behind Apple’s Greatest Products. <i>It offers a rare look inside one of Apple’s most secretive institutions: the Industrial Design studio.</i><p>Where do Apple’s great products come from?<p>For the last 18 years — since Steve Jobs returned to the …

First on CNN: Newly discovered hack has U.S. fearing foreign infiltration

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> A major breach at computer network company Juniper Networks has U.S. officials worried that hackers working for a foreign government were able to spy on the encrypted communications of the U.S. government and private companies for the past three years.<p>The FBI is investigating the …

Homeland Security