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Facebook is planning to test its 747-sized internet drones this summer

Facebook's ambitious plan to bring internet to the entire world with a fleet of broadband-beaming unmanned aerial vehicles has taken a step closer to fruition. The company's vice president of engineering, Jay Parikh, told <i>The Wall Street Journal</i> that Facebook is planning "a real test flight" of its …

Drones

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UFO Fleet Chased by Chopper Over Lancashire, England

Hot on the heels of a report that police in Lancashire, England, have received 81 calls about paranormal encounters in the past 10 years – including …

UFO sighting: Family 'gobsmacked' as four mysterious objects zoomed across sky during BBQ - chased by 'MOD helicopter'

A family claim their barbecue was interrupted by four UFOs 'zooming across the sky' - quickly followed by a Ministry of Defence helicopter.<p>Andrea …

Multiple UFO Sighting in Kolomna

On Monday at about 19:55 hrs. a resident of the city of Kolomna, <b>Russia</b> witnessed what can be described as a “<b>multiple UFO sighting</b>“. In the video …

Abducted! — VESMIRNA FEDERACE (GC4RFG2) — Geocache of the Week

Geocache Name:<p>Difficulty/Terrain Rating:<p>3/2<p>Why this is the Geocache of the Week:<p>As geocachers, we spend a lot of time in the wilderness. Sometimes, …

Geocaching

The Real Leadership Lessons of Steve Jobs

His saga is the entrepreneurial creation myth writ large: Steve Jobs cofounded Apple in his parents’ garage in 1976, was ousted in 1985, returned to rescue it from near bankruptcy in 1997, and by the time he died, in October 2011, had built it into the world’s most valuable company. Along the way …

NY mayor: Someone may have 'inappropriately' tapped gas line

NEW YORK (AP) — Someone may have improperly tapped a gas line before an explosion that leveled three apartment buildings and injured nearly two dozen …

Bill de Blasio

HTC One M9 and Galaxy S6 pre-orders kick off: which are you buying?

The time has come for many smartphone fans around the world to choose which device they’ll pick up next – the Samsung Galaxy S6 or the HTC One M9. Both devices are now up for pre-order on most U.S. carriers, so tell us, which one will you choose?<p><b>Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge</b><p>Samsung’s Galaxy S6 and …

Phones

Did 'Iron Rain' Bypass the Moon to Fall Mostly on Earth?

<i>This article was originally published on The Conversation. The publication contributed this article to Space.com's</i> Expert Voices: Op-Ed & …

New Evidence May Identify Mystery Object at Milky Way Galaxy's Core

New observations may finally reveal the identity of a mystery object circling around the monster black hole at the center of our Milky Way galaxy — …

Samsung Gear VR, Galaxy S6, Edge in-store near-hands-on at Best Buy

Here’s what’ll happen when you walk into a Best Buy this weekend – supposing you’re in one of the locations that has The Samsung Gear VR Experience …

Tech Time Warp of the Week: Remembering the Worst 'Virtual Reality' Game System Ever

When you strapped into the Tiger R-Zone headset, the real world would melt away, leaving you in a full-color, immersive 3-D world. Well, that's what …

Gemini: The spacecraft that paved the way to the Moon

It is 50 years since Nasa’s first manned Gemini spacecraft flew into orbit. Richard Hollingham looks back on one of the space race’s most daring – and hair-raising – missions.<p>On 5 June 1966, 200 kilometres above Australia, Gene Cernan was attempting to activate one of the most ill-conceived, badly …

Weekly Space Hangout - March 27, 2015: Dark Matter Galaxy "X" with Dr. Sukanya Chakrabarti

<b>Host:</b> Fraser Cain (@fcain) <b><br>Special Guest:</b> Dr. Sukanya Chakrabarti, Lead Investigator for team that may have discovered Dark Matter Galaxy …

Giant Alien Planet Has 4 Suns in Its Sky

Planets with four suns in their sky may be more common than previously thought, a new study suggests.<p>Astronomers have spotted a fourth star in a …

Our galaxy is home to many, many more Earths than we ever thought

So much for being special.<p>Our spiral galaxy, the Milky Way is very, very big. Measuring 100,000 light-years in diameter (or one <i>quintillion</i> …

Minimap March 27, 2015: Zelda, Destiny of Spirits, Valve VR, Bloodborne, Xbox One, Dark Souls 2, Mario, Hearthstone

Welcome to Polygon Minimap, a daily audio tour through the latest news about video games, related technologies and culture.<p>Subscribe on iTunes<br>• Subscribe to the podcast (RSS)<p>Here's what we're covering today:<p><b>THE BIG STORIES</b><p>The Legend of Zelda Wii U delayed beyond 2015, skipping E3<br>• Sony's shutting down …