Luz Constance Grace Amahan

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The blatant sexism of lists about 'attractive girls'

Recently, an article was published listing actions and behaviours “attractive girls do differently”. Differently from whom, you might ask. Well differently from … “regular girls”. Whatever that means. But, naturally, it’s important to consider the veracity of the writer’s claims. It’s hard to …

See the constellation Scutum the Shield

Tonight, look for one of the most beautiful celestial sights visible at this time of year. Look in a dark country sky, far away from the the glare of …

Astronomy

ULA Launches Three Air Force Satellites Into Orbit

The United Launch Alliance had its eighth successful launch of 2014 yesterday, when a Delta IV rocket successfully lifted off from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station Space Launch Complex 37 after several days of weather-related delays.<p>The primary payload of the rocket were two satellites for the …

Vintage NASA Probe Out of Gas, But Still Alive, Private Team Says

Alas, ISEE-3 spacecraft, we almost caught you. Attempts to move a 36-year-old NASA probe closer to Earth have failed, but only because the vintage …

Space

32 of the Best Chromecast Apps

Google Chromecast is an unusual device. Unlike most streaming set-top boxes, it doesn’t come with a remote, a bevy of pre-loaded apps or even an obvious menu system.<p>Instead, the Chromecast acts as a conduit for the apps and content you might find on your PC, laptop, smartphone or tablet. The latter …

Smartphone kill switch could save US consumers $3.4B, study says

Lawmakers have been clamoring for antitheft software to become standard and enabled on all smartphones, in an attempt to curb a rising tide of mobile device thefts over the last few years.<p>But a researcher from Creighton University's Heider College of Business has been looking into another benefit …

Sky's Now TV streaming app comes to the Xbox One

Well that didn't take long. Less than a week after it rolled out the app to the PlayStation 4, Sky's now brought Now TV to the Xbox One. With today's launch, Sky now has Microsoft and Sony's new and old gaming consoles covered, as well as a number of smartphones and tablets, giving it a firm …

Microsoft Announces Windows Phone 8.1 Update 1, Which Will Greatly Expand Cortana’s Footprint

Fresh on the heels of the announcement and partial release of Windows Phone 8.1, Microsoft has a new dose of code for users of its smartphone platform: Update 1.<p>Akin to Update 1 for Windows 8.1, Update 1 for Windows Phone 8.1 contains a welcome mix of quality of life and feature upgrades. I haven’t …

Microsoft’s Windows Phone gets ‘Live Folders’ on Start screen

Windows Phone users, your folders have arrived.<p>Microsoft announced the first update to Windows Phone 8.1 this morning, including a feature that will …