Tim McClain

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Why Black Panther's Debut in Captain America: Civil War Is So Important

<i>Captain America: Civil W</i><i>ar</i><b>,</b> out May 6, is crawling with superheroes, from Iron Man to Spider-Man to Ant-Man. But there was one character that …

GoPro hitched a ride on a rocket and the video is incredible

Today, GoPro released some pretty incredible footage of a suborbital rocket launch that climbed to 396,405 feet at speeds as high as Mach 5.5. Check out the <i>very real</i> footage below.<p>The launch in the video took place from Spaceport America in New Mexico on November 6, 2015, with a 20-foot tall …

SpaceX Surges, and United Launch Alliance Announces Mass Layoffs

SpaceX landed a rocket on a ship at sea. Now what will they do for an encore? Image source: SpaceX.<p>Four months after landing its first space rocket on land, and just a couple of weeks after landing its first rocket on water, SpaceX has momentum -- but is running out of "first" things to do. But …

Space Travel

Black Atheists Explain What It's Like to Be a 'Double Minority'

We talked to five black atheists about what it's like to be black in America and reject the the idea of a higher power.<p>A study cited by the American Psychiatric Association states that 85 percent of African Americans consider themselves "fairly religious" or "religious." Like many things concerning …

Religion

Disney has 6 'Star Wars' movies planned through 2020 — here they all are

"The Force Awakens" takes place 30 years after the events of 1983's "Return of the Jedi." The First Order has risen from the fallen Empire and the Resistance is fighting back. Featuring a group of characters from the original trilogy alongside a new team of young Rebels, "The Force Awakens" is the …

The First Android Phone That (Almost) Beats the Apple iPhone

I almost converted, but a few nagging reasons to stick with the iPhone remain.<p>It's been a long, long time.<p>I've been using an Apple iPhone for years--since the original model debuted, in fact. I use it for the latest and greatest apps, I have an extensive archive of music in iTunes, and I rely …

Google Play Music now has an amazing visualizer

I haven’t seen a cool music visualizer since Milkdrop landed all those years ago, but today Google’s dropped a surprise HTML5 visualizer for its music service.<p>If you’re a Google Play Music user, you’re able to get the new smokey visualizer by throwing on a song, then hovering over the album art and …