Christopher Millett

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SpaceX Hosting Hush-Hush Mars Workshop This Week

SpaceX is fleshing out its humans-to-Mars plans, with a little help from its friends.<p>The California-based company is hosting a Mars workshop at the …

Space Exploration

Bizarre Rogue 'Planet' with Incredible Auroras Puzzles Scientists

A rogue, planet-size object 20 light-years away from Earth has stunned astronomers with its incredibly powerful magnetic field.<p>The scientists found …

Universe

Get Ready for the Perseid Meteor Shower With These Astrophotography Tips

<i>Image Credit: jk78 via iStock</i><p>The Perseid Meteor Shower is coming up quickly - it'll peak on the night of August 12-13, 2018 - so that leaves us …

Meteor Showers

SpaceX organizes inaugural conference to plan landings on Mars

Attendees are being asked to not publicize the workshop or their attendance.<p>No one can deny that SpaceX founder Elon Musk has thought a lot about how …

Space Station

SpaceX reflies a Block 5 rocket for the first time [Updated]

Now, we wait to see when this Falcon 9 first stage flies a third time.<p><b>Tuesday update</b>: Early Tuesday morning, SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket lifted off at …

Space Travel

Biggest Marvel Characters Joining The MCU After Disney/Fox Deal

It is finally happening. Fox’s shareholders have approved the over 73 billion dollar bid from Disney to buy 21st Century Fox, so, pending some …

Comics

NASA names nine 'American hero' astronauts for SpaceX, Boeing missions

NASA has announced the nine astronauts that will crew the test flights and first missions of the SpaceX Crew Dragon and Boeing CST-100 Starliner spacecraft.<p>Crew for the Starliner test flight are NASA astronauts Eric Boe and Nicole Aunapu-Mann and Boeing astronaut Chris Ferguson. NASA astronauts Bob …

Space Exploration

Brad Guzan Mic'd Up during the MLS All-Star Game

YouTube

Take a Walk Through SpaceX's Crew Dragon Spaceship

Photo Credit: SpaceX<p>Slide 1 of 19<p>SpaceX's Crew Dragon<p>With its sleek design and growing reputation, anticipation for the first launch of SpaceX's Crew …

Space Travel

Destiny 2 players have collectively spent 25 years deleting shaders

Ask a Destiny 2 player what issues still bug them about the game and somewhere near the top of the list you'll probably hear the word "shader".A …

Destiny 2

NASA urges people to get outside as Mars won't be this close again for 269 years

NASA is urging people to get outside and look to the sky Tuesday night, July 31 as Mars won't be this close to our planet again for the next 269 …

Astronomy

SpaceX is searching for BFR landing sites for early 2020s Mars missions

Reddit Email Comments<p>SpaceX Principal Mars Development Engineer Paul Wooster gave a surprise talk at a February 2018 meeting of the Mars Exploration …

Space Travel

Stejskal: How Atlanta United plan to emerge as a player on the world stage

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Atlanta Falcons

Gov. Deal suspends Georgia jet fuel sales tax, helping Delta, others

Gov. Nathan Deal announced Monday that he was suspending collection of the state sales tax on jet fuel, keeping a promise to Delta Air Lines and …

Jetfuel

SpaceX BFR will make Space Based Solar cheaper but building Hoover Dam scale projects in space requires big changes

America needs to get serious about its spacefaring future. There needs to be an aggressive political, economic, and military strategy to help …

Math determines that the more Tom Cruise runs, the better his movies are

Arguably, Tom Cruise running his goddamn ass off is the glue that holds the Mission: Impossible franchise together. And now, we have math to prove it.<p>…

Tom Cruise

Everywhere You Can Get Free & Super-Cheap Wings for National Chicken Wing Day

Food & Drink<p>By Dustin Nelson Published On 07/28/2018<p>@dlukenelson<p>By Dustin Nelson @dlukenelson Published On 07/28/2018<p>It doesn't much matter if you …

McDonald's

15 Photos That Will Make You Want to Visit Prague

If you can only visit one city in Europe right now, Prague should be it. Consistently voted one of the best cities in the entire world), the Czech capital has enough striking architecture, hilltop views, and charming markets to fill a dozen travel itineraries. (Bonus: It's relatively inexpensive …

To Cruise, or Not to Cruise?

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>The cruise industry carried more than 23 million passengers in 2015, and nine new oceangoing ships will debut this year. But if you’re among the millions of Americans who have never cruised, here’s a primer on what’s happening on the high seas.<p>What’s new in the cruise …

Royal Caribbean

Behemoth, bully, thief: how the English language is taking over the planet

No language in history has dominated the world quite like English does today. Is there any point in resisting? By Jacob Mikanowski<p>On 16 May, a lawyer named Aaron Schlossberg was in a New York cafe when he heard several members of staff speaking Spanish. He reacted with immediate fury, threatening …

Language

World's oldest person, Chiyo Miyako, dies in Japan at age 117

The oldest person in the world has died at age 117, officials in her home state in Japan confirmed Friday.<p>Chiyo Miyako, who was known to her family members as “the goddess,” died Sunday, said officials in Kanagawa prefecture, south of Tokyo.<p>Guinness World Records has confirmed that she was the …

World Records

You can now schedule routines on Google Home

Google Assistant introduced multi-step routines earlier this year, allowing for a combination of several actions (toggling lights, changing the thermostat, etc.) to be carried out with one command. At the time, it was said that Google was also planning to add the ability to schedule routines, but …

Google Home

U Spy The Kia Telluride As It Prepares To Battle The Chevy Traverse

Kia's flagship crossover has been spied ahead of a possible debut early next year.<br>|

Kia

Falcons, Jake Matthews agree on 5-year, $75M deal

Consider July 27, 2018, as Franchise Tackle Friday.<p>Less than an hour after the Tennessee Titans agreed with Taylor Lewan on a new five-year deal, the …

NFL

This Is the Best Barbecue Joint in Every U.S. State

Yelp reviewers pick their favorite brisket, ribs, pork shoulder, and more.<p>Beef or pork? Wet or dry? Vinegar- or tomato-based sauce? No matter the …

Kansas City

One of the world's tallest elevator towers coming to The Battery Atlanta, SunTrust Park

MARIETTA, Ga. -- A new landmark will be coming soon to the area around SunTrust Park and The Battery Atlanta.<p>thyssenkrupp Elevator, one of the …

Skyscrapers

Live-Action Mulan Casts Another Villain

Let's! Get down! To business!<p>Last updated by on<p><i>Now Playing:</i> Aladdin, Lion King and Jungle Book Disney Game Livestream!<p>The live-action remake of <i>Mulan</i> has found a new villain. Jason Scott Lee has reportedly been tapped to play Bori Khan, a warrior on a quest of vengeance for his father's death, per …

Walt Disney Company

These Products and Services Work with Google Home

Google first introduced Google Home to the world back in May at Google I/O 2016, later revealing the final product alongside the Pixel in October. …

Smart Homes

Ashanti to perform national anthem at MLS All-Star Game presented by Target

Major League Soccer announced on Wednesday that Grammy Award-Winning, multi-platinum singer/songwriter, actor, and author, Ashanti, will perform the …

Music

Report: Julio Jones gets “approximately” $2 million of 2019 salary as signing bonus

The Falcons get their top weapon into camp for a pretty small cap hit.Lets recap this offseason. Julio Jones skipped mandatory minicamp and then …

Julio Jones