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Someone published thousands of photos of historic US space missions — here are some amazing ones

The 9,200 high-resolution images posted to the Project Apollo Archive were taken during every manned mission to the moon, both on the way there and back.<p>These aren't just photos of the moon's surface either. The entire film reels were uploaded so you can see the blurry outtakes along with some …

These Could Be Google’s New Nexus Phones: 5X And 6P Photos Leak

This time, it's LG and Huawei's turn<p>Google’s event will take place on September 29, but that hasn’t stopped their newest Nexus devices from leaking. The Nexus 5X and 6P are rumored to be revealed at the search company’s announcement in San Francisco on Tuesday. But almost a full week early, the …

Mobile Technology

Tim Cook tells Stephen Colbert he hates 'opportunistic' Steve Jobs movies

And yes, they talked iPhone 6S too<p>Apple CEO Tim Cook sat down with Stephen Colbert on <i>The Late Show</i> tonight, and while it started out as little more than an iPhone 6S showcase, the interview eventually touched on more personal things like Cook's feelings on recent Steve Jobs movies and his own …

The Late Show

Apple's iPad Pro proves Microsoft was right about the Surface

If you’ve been on the internet at all this week, you probably know that Apple launched a bunch of new devices. But the most shocking announcement wasn’t the new iPhones, redesigned Apple TV or fancy new Hermès watches.<p>It was a version Microsoft’s Surface – or at least something that looks a lot …

Phones

How Outer Space is Becoming the Next Internet

An hour after sunrise on June 28, Mike Safyan and nine co-workers from Planet Labs gathered in their San Francisco office for a pancake breakfast. It was a Sunday, so business was closed.<p>But this weekend morning was too momentous for Safyan and crew to stay home. Their 5-year-old start-up, which …

Hedge Funds

Watch Sega's Official (and Insane) Sonic Shia Lebeouf DLC Trailer

Sega has posted a snippet from Sonic Generations with the addition of what is titled the "Shia Lebouf DLC." The video was uploaded on the official Sonic the Hedgehog YouTube channel, and features snippets of actor Shia Lebeouf delivering a motivational speech that went viral.<p>In the tongue-in-cheek …

Japan Accepts American Challenge To A Giant Robot Duel

Following the challenge laid down by American robot company MegaBots at the end of June, the Japanese company Suidobashi Heavy Industry has responded and it seems that a giant robot duel between the two companies is very much on.<p>The creator of the Kuratas mecha, Kogoro Kurata, has responded in a …

Anime

Ceres Spots Continue to Mystify in Latest Dawn Images

The closer we get to Ceres, the more intriguing the distant dwarf planet becomes. New images of Ceres from NASA's Dawn spacecraft provide more clues …

Astronomy

Fallout 4: A Lovingly Crafted, Staggeringly Varied Wasteland

If there was any lingering question about what Bethesda's most important IP is, the publisher put that to rest in front of a sold-out Dolby Theatre auditorium in Los Angeles on Sunday.<p>During a one-hour press conference that featured a robust slate of triple-A games that any publisher would envy, …

Los Angeles

China is building the most extensive global commercial-military empire in history

In the 18th and 19th centuries, the sun famously never set on the British empire. A commanding navy enforced its will, yet all would have been lost if it were not for ports, roads, and railroads. The infrastructure that the British built everywhere they went embedded and enabled their power like …

China

Obama White House Convenes First Antibiotic Summit

<i>Updates: There’s a lot coming out of the summit today, so I’m breaking up this piece with subheads. Here’s a menu; I’ll add links over the course of the day:</i><p><i>Introduction to the summit</i><p><i>Official video, statements, lists of attendees</i><p><i>Report on the opening session</i><p><i>White House serving antibiotic-free</i> …

11 to 1: Holdout in trial of 1979 missing boy case says he 'couldn't get there' to convict

After 18 days of deliberations that included lengthy testimony read back, dozens of pieces of evidence and a computer spreadsheet to keep it all straight, the jury in the 1979 disappearance of Etan Patz surrendered in an agonizing stalemate: 11-1.<p>The holdout says he just couldn't be convinced of a …

Crime

LG G4 review

The quick take<p>The LG G4 is as close as you can get right now to a no-compromise, high-end Android phone. Almost everything about it is done …

Space Newsfeed

<b>Surfing complete</b><br>(21 February 2018 - ESA)<p><b>Bigelow Aerospace announces the creation of Bigelow Space Operations</b><br>(20 February 2018 - Bigelow</b> …

Woz: We've made machines too important

Technically Incorrect: Speaking in Massachusetts, Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak says humans lost to the machines 200 years ago and that putting computers in a classroom doesn't make kids smarter.<p><i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>I am …

Steve Wozniak

The Difference Between Living in New York and San Francisco

<i>This originally appeared on</i> <i>TheCooperReview.com</i><i>.</i><p>After living in New York for 5 years, I recently moved to San Francisco. Neither city is clearly …

NASA's MESSENGER Probe Set To Slam Into Mercury Today

A look back at the spacecraft's greatest discoveries<p>Today’s the day we say “au revoir” to NASA’s resilient MESSENGER space probe. Actually, it’d probably be more appropriate to say “geronimo.” The spacecraft, which has spent the last four years orbiting and studying Mercury, will crash into its …

LG G4 specs

Now that it's officially official, it's time to get inside the LG G4. Way inside. And there's no better place to start than with the official LG G4 …

Mobile Technology

HTC One M9: A second opinion

The <i>Android Central</i> HTC One M9 review is our collective, in-depth guide to HTC's 2015 flagship, covering everything from hardware to software to …

Civil Rights

Apple vs. Android argument leads to bloody fight, police say

Technically Incorrect: In Tulsa, two men argue in a parking lot over who makes the better phones. One allegedly strikes the other with a beer bottle. And then there is blood. A lot of blood.<p><i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>Occasionally in …

Crime

Why your next Chromebook should have a touch screen

The web isn't very touch-friendly. I've used a Chromebook Pixel as my primary laptop for years, and I can say with authority that websites and web …

Samsung Galaxy S6 vs HTC One M9 (Video)

We have already seen a video of the Samsung Galaxy S6 compared to Apple’s iPhone 6 and now we have a video of the Galaxy S6 vs HTC One M9.<p>The video …

15 best Android games

First full body transplant is two years away, surgeon claims

A surgeon says full-body transplants could become a reality in just two years.<p>Sergio Canavero, a doctor in Turin, Italy, has drawn up plans to graft a living person’s head on to a donor body and claims the procedures needed to carry out the operation are not far off.<p>Canavero hopes to assemble a …

Case Western Reserve University

How People Described The Internet In The 1990s is Hilarious

In the 1990s, the internet was a hard-to-explain concept to people. Even though it’s commonplace now, the idea of electronic mail and being able to surf endless amounts of information without using an encyclopedia was quite foreign.<p>Many books, videos and images were created to help explain the …