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Around The Universe: New ISS Crew; Earth From Above; Pluto's Atmosphere; A Galactic Nursery

Taking a look back at the past seven days of breathtaking discoveries and images being gathered from space, this week’s Around The Universe features stories about new satellites, the space station’s new crewmembers, Earth’s twin, Pluto’s atmosphere and more.<p>Around The Universe highlights a few of …

Planetary Habitability

How to Find Wi-Fi Network Passwords from Command Line on Mac

Given the complexity of some wi-fi network passwords combined with the general infrequency of entering them and that they’re typically saved on use, …

35 Best Google Chrome Extensions in 2018

The biggest advantage that Google Chrome has over other browsers is the extensive library of extensions available on the Chrome Web Store. Of course, …

How To Check If Your Windows PC Contains Hacking Team Malware

It was only a couple of weeks ago that the ominously named Hacking Team were the ironic victim of an external hack themselves, leaving approximately …

15 Best Free Packet Crafting Tools

Packet crafting is the process of manually creating or editing the existing data packets on a network to test network devices. Hackers and network …

Norton Antivirus lashes out at Microsoft Edge for its lack of extensions

Microsoft's new browser for Windows 10, Edge, is supposed to bring the company's browser efforts to the modern age, with a faster release cadence …

Hornet, the high speed anonymous network, lets you have both security and speed

For years, it’s been the ultimate trade-off — when it comes to browsing the Internet, would you rather have more privacy, or more speed? Now, …

Privacy

China officially ends ban on video game consoles

China is finally scrapping its 15-year ban on video game consoles. According to a statement from the country's Ministry of Culture, companies like Sony, Nintendo, and Microsoft — among others — will now be allowed to manufacture and sell video game consoles anywhere in the country. <i>The Wall Street</i> …

Unreal Engine 4 Is Showing Gamers What High-Powered Nostalgia Looks Like

Mario, Link, Sonic and the old Pokémon gang in 4K<p>The eternal fires of nostalgia have been burning a little brighter these past few weeks, fueled by videos from modders rebooting the classics on video game development suite Unreal Engine 4. Pokémon, Mario, Link and Sonic all received demo videos, …

How Do Fireflies Glow? Mystery Solved After 60 Years

Weird & Wild<p>Scientists have sussed out the chemical secret of these bright summertime beetles—and it may someday improve human health, a new study says.<p>Think of the firefly abdomen like a black box of bioluminescence.<p>For around 60 years, scientists have known what basic ingredients go into the …

Holy halo! New Horizons gets a good look at Pluto's dark side

Get ready to see Pluto like you've never seen it before. Scientists with NASA's New Horizons mission have released fresh images taken by the spacecraft, and these unprecedented views of the dwarf planet's surface are nothing short of spectacular.<p>Even though the mission scientists have downloaded …

Multispectral Imaging: New Technology Resurrects Centuries-Old Texts

Look closely at the faded letters of a centuries-old piece of parchment, and behind them you might see the remnants of an earlier work: perhaps a play or poem thought lost for generations. Scholars are applying a high-tech method to extract these hidden texts, left unnoticed or ignored for …

Hunt for alien life on Jupiter begins

European Space Agency joins forces with Airbus to develop new space probe to look for extra-terrestrial existence<p>In the past year humanity has landed on a comet, ventured to Pluto and discovered another planet which is so like our own it has been dubbed Earth 2.0.<p>But in the coming decades, space …

The invisible network that keeps the world running

Inside the humungous, algorithmically controlled matrix that supplies most of what you own<p>It's been just over 45 years since the Apollo Moon landings, and some would have it that we are failing to build big anymore; that we've since become too fascinated with the small, too impressed by our tablet …

Colonizing The Moon May Be 90 Percent Cheaper Than We Thought

And that in turn could help us get to Mars, says NASA-commissioned study<p>Only 12 people have walked on the moon, and we haven't been back since 1972. But a new NASA-commission study has found that we can now afford to set up a permanent base on the moon, by mining for lunar resources and partnering …

Space Exploration

A new technology could drastically extend your phone battery — but cellphones companies don’t want to use it

The antenna in your phone is more than just a lazy strip of metal.<p>As Apple's infamous Antennagate fiasco taught us, snatching radio waves out of thin air to transmit thousands of messages a second over miles and miles is not quite that simple.<p>Just as poor antenna design (or an errant hand) can ruin …

Batteries

China will lift its nationwide game console ban

China technically lifted its longstanding ban on game consoles last year, but only for companies that registered in the Shanghai free trade zone. Needless to say, that put a damper on sales in the world's most populous country. However, the gloves just came off -- China's Ministry of Culture has …