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If You Wanna See Some Epic Space Action, Look Up on July 27

Mars and the moon are going to put on a show.<p>Get ready, space geeks: The week of July 23 through July 29 is going to be pretty epic when it comes to …

Lunar Eclipse

A 'super telescope' has captured an astounding image of the massive black hole at the centre of our galaxy

An astounding image of the massive black hole at the centre of the Milky Way has been captured by a super telescope in South Africa.<p>The clearest image yet of the centre of the Milky Way galaxy has been released from South Africa's shiny new radio telescope, MeerKAT.<p>This $330 million (R4.4 billion) …

‘Google Podcasts’ app for Android to debut on Play Store soon

In the past few months, Google has been really pushing a focus on podcasts. A series of interviews revealed a lot of the company’s plans surrounding the medium and now, we’re seeing hints of Google preparing to debut its own standalone podcast application.<p>If you’ve been following us for a while, …

Image of Titan

N00083290.jpg was taken on 2007-05-15 06:48 (PDT) and received on Earth 2007-05-15 20:49 (PDT). The camera was pointing toward Titan, and the image …

The Fastest-Growing Black Hole Could Swallow the Sun in Two Days

The supermassive black hole is a reminder of the violence of the early universe.<p>Astronomers have discovered the fastest-growing black hole known to exist in the universe. In its seemingly endless hunger, the supermassive black hole consumes the mass equivalent of our sun every two days.<p>A black hole …

Cambridge Analytica: Facebook data-harvest firm to shut

<b>Cambridge Analytica, the political consultancy at the centre of the Facebook data-sharing scandal, is shutting down.</b><p>The firm was accused of improperly obtaining personal information on behalf of political clients.<p>According to Facebook, data about up to 87 million of its members was harvested by a …

Cambridge Analytica

Astronomers Witness a Galactic "Megamerger" from the Beginning of the Universe

It’s easy to take our quiet cosmic neighborhood for granted. Sure, an asteroid might graze past Earth every now and then, but the sheer chaos seen in …

Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus camera knocks the Google Pixel 2 off its top spot

It seems that with every new smartphone release, DxO has to offer up a new standard. It’s not surprising, though, really. Mobile phone camera …

Phones

A nearby planet thought to host life was just blasted with radiation

No Ordinary Day<p>In 2016, when scientists confirmed the discovery of Proxima b, a potentially habitable, Earth-sized planet orbiting the star Proxima …

Daniel Craig Has Reportedly Decided To Put On 007’s Tuxedo One More Time

It’s been about a year and a half since Daniel Craig said he’d rather “slit his wrists” than play James Bond again, now it’s confirmed that the dramatic declaration was indeed just his dry, British sense of humor and he is hopping back into the tuxedo. Sorry, Idris Elba and Tom Hardy, Craig seems …

The Asus ZenFone 5 looks like an Android iPhone X, with added AI smarts | Trusted Reviews

<b>Asus has unveiled a trio of new ZenFone 5 handsets, promising that at least two will arrive in the UK this year. Here’s everything you need to know</b> …

First light which ever shone in universe picked up by astronomers in 'revolutionary' breakthrough

The first light which ever shone in the universe has been detected by astronomers scouring the skies for the earliest stars.<p>Using a simple radio antenna positioned in the quietest place on Earth - the western Australian desert - scientists picked up a signal of the long-sought ‘cosmic dawn.’<p>The …

Universe

Any aliens on exoplanet Proxima b likely wiped out last year

The chances that the nearest planet beyond our solar system might be habitable and perhaps even host quirky, telepathic aliens have dimmed significantly thanks to one day last year when the star Proxima Centauri shone exceptionally bright.<p>Astronomers observed a huge solar flare from the star just …

The 7 best and worst features of the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus

Samsung unveiled the Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus at Mobile World Congress on Sunday evening. Both devices look a lot like the S8 and S8 Plus — and for good reason, as those were some of the best smartphones released last year. But the new models also boast a number of upgrades, including a nicer camera, …

WhatsApp's next update could cost YOU a lot of money

WhatsApp is set to unleash a big change - one that could cost you a lot money if you're not careful.<p>The world's most popular messaging app has …

What would happen if humans tried to land on Jupiter

A special thanks to Kunio Sayanagi at Hampton University, for his help with this video.<p>The best way to explore a new world is to land on it. That's why humans have sent spacecraft to the Moon, Venus, Mars, Saturn's moon, Titan, and more.<p>But there are a few places in the solar system we will never …

GoXtreme Introduces the ‘Barracuda 4K’ Ultra HD Waterproof Action Cam

GoXtreme, the German Action Camera brand renowned for quality and value, is today pleased to announce the availability of the GoXtreme ‘Barracuda 4K’ …

The Most Anticipated Movies Of 2018

Jennifer Lawrence, Ryan Reynolds, Reese Witherspoon and Tom Cruise are just some of the big names headed to theaters in the new year.<p>What do Jennifer …

Samsung rolls out Gear S3 smartwatch with debut in South Korea

Today, Samsung announced that it’s commenced sales of its long-awaited Gear S3 smartwatch in South Korea. The device, which is available in two variants — the minimalist Classic and the rugged Frontier — will remain exclusive to the region for a week, before making its way to several other …

South Korea

Snapbots have landed! Vending machines selling Snapchat Spectacles arrive in the US

Snapchat, under its new name of Snap Inc, recently surprised many of us by announcing its first hardware product – a $130 pair of Google Glass-style …

Astronomers are freaking out over this newly discovered Earth-sized planet — and for good reason

The exoplanet, dubbed GJ 1132b, is about the size of Earth and lives in a solar system roughly 39 light-years from Earth, a team of scientists reported in the November 12, 2015, issue of the journal Nature.<p>Furthermore, the exoplanet is the closest rocky Earth-sized exoplanet ever discovered, by far.<p>…

Universe

Google is merging Chrome OS and Android

Google's two operating systems will soon be one. Chrome OS is going to be combined with Android, and the combined OS could be revealed as soon as next year, according to <i>The Wall Street Journal</i>. The <i>Journal</i> reports that Chrome is essentially being folded into Android, because Android has emerged as …

Russia just announced that it's sending humans to the moon

They're a little late for the great space race of the 1960s, but the mission is an admirable push for the reignited interest in manned deep-space travel.<p>On Tuesday, at a space and technology conference in Moscow, the head of Roscosmos Energia — Russia's version of NASA — announced: "A manned flight …

Space Science

Have We Detected Megastructures Built By Aliens Around A Distant Star?

Or just a cloud of comets? Scientists want to investigate further<p>The Kepler space telescope's job is to find faraway planets that could potentially support life. But as <i>The Atlantic</i> reports, scientists are exploring the possibility that the telescope may have detected something even more …

Universe

This Twitter exploit allows you to see tweets of those blocking you

Twitter is many things, much good, much bad and lots of ugly but thankfully it also provides the ability to block a lot of this. However sometimes …

Social Media

The best way to colonize Mars is crazier than Elon Musk's idea of dropping nukes on the planet

Yet the Red Planet holds great promise, and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk recently discussed its future with comedian and television host Stephen Colbert.<p>Musk, who hopes to build a colony of 1 million people on Mars, told Colbert that there are two ways to warm the global temperatures on Mars, which would …

Stephen Colbert

British Airways reveals new 'state-of-the-art' economy seat redesign

The newly fitted planes, the first of which departs from London Heathrow for John F Kennedy Airport in New York this week, have been equipped with Panasonic Avionics’s eX3 system, the company’s most advanced in-flight entertainment system, featuring larger, high-resolution touch screens with a …

Nasa finds strange, shiny mountain on Ceres

A strange, four-mile tall limpet-like mountain on dwarf planet Ceres has been photographed in unprecedented detail by Nasa's Dawn spacecraft.<p>The …

Should Mars Be Independent, Or Just A Colony Of Earth?

Astrobiologist wants to make sure the red planet is independent from the start<p>It’s a popular sci-fi plot: Earth sets up colonies on Mars; Mars colonies grow, developing their own technologies and culture; Mars colonies rebel against overbearing Earth government, demanding independence. It happens …

Space Exploration

People are sharing fake testimonials after the DWP admitted it made up quotes

<b>The Department for Work and Pensions has admitted to fabricating comments from supposed 'benefit claimants' that appeared in a leaflet about</b> …