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Elon Musk says SpaceX is building a ‘kid-sized submarine’ to rescue trapped soccer team

Made out of a Falcon 9’s liquid oxygen transfer tube<p>Just days after engineers from SpaceX and the Boring Company traveled to Thailand to assist with the rescue of a soccer team trapped in the Tham Luang cave complex, CEO Elon Musk says that they are working on a “tiny, kid-size submarine” …

Tesla

Fortnite Battle Royale is coming to mobile (update)

Hitting iOS first, then Android<p>Epic Games announced that it is developing a mobile version of <i>Fortnite</i> <i>Battle Royale</i>, the incredibly popular free-to-play mode for the multiplayer game. Users on iOS will soon be able to sign up to receive invites into an early version of the game, with Android support …

This Thor: Ragnarok Deleted Scene Is a Master Class in How to Fit an Insane Amount of Jokes Into Two Minutes

It’s easy to see why this scene was ultimately cut out of <i>Thor: Ragnarok</i>—it doesn’t really have much to add to the movie’s context, other than to cram …

The Sun Will Be Dimmer And Cooler By 2050

A new study suggests the sun will be 7 percent cooler 32 years from now.<p>Scientists have found evidence suggesting that the sun will be dimmer and …

A Map Shows What Happens When Our World Gets Four Degrees Warmer: The Colorado River Dries Up, Antarctica Urbanizes, Polynesia Vanishes

Humanity faces few larger questions than what, exactly, to do about climate change — and, in a sense larger still, what climate change even means. …

Drinking hot tea linked to cancer

Hot tea can increase the risk of a deadly cancer five-fold for people who also regularly drink alcohol, Chinese research suggests.<p>People who drink at least one alcoholic beverage and a "burning hot" cup of tea on a daily basis were five times more likely to develop esophageal cancer than people who …

Starman's SpaceX Spacesuit Would Leave You Dead in Minutes

For starters, cosmic radiation will probably rip that cherry-red convertible to bits within a year. And more importantly, wearing a suit like …

Space Exploration

100-million-year-old spider with a tail longer than its body discovered

A brand new species of arachnid that looks like a spider with a tail has been discovered in Myanmar.<p>The eight-legged creepy crawly is estimated to have scuttled along the forest floors as far back as 100 million years ago.<p>Scientists found the creature trapped in a piece of amber from the …

Elon Musk's SpaceX rocket heading towards asteroid belt after overshooting Mars' orbit

Elon Musk's super-rocket has taken flight and overshot Mars' orbit, going further out into the solar system than originally planned.<p>His cherry-red Tesla, carrying a dummy and blasting Bowie's Life on Mars, was supposed to take a path around the Sun which would take it out into Mars' orbit.<p>It …

Snakes Could Be Spreading Flowers By Pooping Mice

You probably have this image of the circle of life in your head where a zebra eats a plant, a lion eats the zebra, the lion dies and fertilizes the …

Zoology

Human eggs grown in lab for the first time in infertility 'breakthrough'

Human eggs have been grown from scratch in a lab for the first time in a “breakthrough” which promises hope for infertile women.<p>British scientists removed egg cells from ovary tissue at their earliest stage of development and grew them to the point at which they were ready for fertilisation.<p>Once …

Which is Heavier: the Millennium Falcon or SpaceX Falcon Heavy?

History was made in the exact same week for two spaceships called “Falcon.”<p>On Tuesday, SpaceX successfully launched the Falcon Heavy rocket into …

Space Travel

Asteroid flying by Earth will be closer than the moon

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Another asteroid is headed our way — the second this week — but there’s no need to worry.<p>The newly discovered space rock will …

Tesla faces a critical year, but Elon Musk is obsessed with the future

On the company’s first earnings call of 2018, the CEO mostly focused on the horizon<p>Elon Musk was upbeat during a Wednesday conference call about Tesla’s financial performance in 2017, a roller-coaster year in which the company lost over $2 billion but also launched the Model 3 and revealed a Semi …