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Scott Carpenter, 4th American in space, left Earth and returned #OTD in 1962 after 4 hours and 56 minutes of flight time and 3 Earth orbits in his Aurora 7 capsule. https://t.co/rE1zjf6h2G

Jony Ive Reveals Secrets of the Apple Watch, His Favorite Brands

<i>Originally published by Benjamin Clymer on Hodinkee.</i><p>I have been writing about Apple Watch since the fall of 2014. In many ways, the very first review …

Watches

How to Add an AirDrop Shortcut to Your Mac's Dock

Apple's AirDrop feature lets you wirelessly send and receive files between nearby Macs as well as to and from local iOS devices. It's usually accessed from the sidebar of an open Finder Window (or using the <b>Command + Shift + R</b> keyboard shortcut within Finder), but here we're going to share with you …

Operating Systems

The Milky Way galaxy may be much bigger than we thought

It's no secret that the Milky Way is big, but new research shows that it may be much bigger than we ever imagined.<p>The research, described May 7 in the journal "Astronomy & Astrophysics," indicates that our spiral galaxy's vast rotating disk of stars spans at least 170,000 light-years, and possibly …

Universe

'Solo' Ending Explains Why Rey is Right About Millennium Falcon Kessel Run

One of the funniest moments in <i>Solo: A Star Wars Story</i> also foreshadows a funny moment in <i>The Force Awakens.</i> That’s right, <i>Solo</i> has retroactively …

Star Wars

Tucker Carlson Tonight

Mike Rowe just blew our minds. His take on the problem with America today.

How Prince and the Clash Inspired the Look of Lando and Han

Look closely at Lando Calrissian’s neck scarf in <i>Solo: A Star Wars Story</i>, and you may see the familiar lights of a Death Star corridor.<p>The pattern, …

Star Wars

Apple Warns iPhones Have A Serious Problem

Yes, Apple may have big iPhone plans for 2018 (including one potential game changer) but first, the company has to sort out a new mess with its existing models. Today Apple was forced to admit two of its record-breaking models suffer from a fundamental design defect…<p>The credit for this discovery …

Mobile Technology

Visit These Star Wars Filming Locations

Star Wars fans who love to explore have some epic places to add to their travel bucket-list.<p>As <i>Solo: A Star Wars Story</i> is set to hit movie theaters …

Star Wars

Ron Howard: 'Solo' is more of a George Lucas movie than you know

He may have retired from the galaxy far, far away after he sold his company for $4 billion in 2012. But Star Wars creator George Lucas has his …

Steven Spielberg

How to Delete or Deactivate Your Apple ID Account and Data

Apple has launched a new Data and Privacy website that enables users to request a copy of all of the data associated with their Apple ID accounts that the company maintains on its servers. The page also provides options to <b>delete or deactivate an Apple ID</b> by following the step-by-step instructions …

GDPR

Mark Your Calendars, Disney’s Star Wars Theme Park Is Almost Here

<i>Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge</i> is cleared for arrival, so start planning your trips.The announcement that the <i>Star Wars</i> theme park will soon be opening …

Walt Disney Company

Beams of antimatter spotted blasting towards the ground in hurricanes

Although Hurricane Patricia was one of the most powerful storms ever recorded, that didn't stop the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration …

Physics

Feature Request: Handoff for music between iOS devices, Macs and HomePods

I’ve written many times that the integrated ecosystem offered by Apple is one of the company’s greatest strengths. The Handoff feature is a great example of that integration. It’s really handy to be able to do start reading something in Safari on my Mac, and then continue reading it on my iPhone, …

HomePod

California's Message To Hospitals: Shape Up Or Lose 'In-Network' Status

Covered California, the state's health insurance marketplace under the Affordable Care Act, has devised what could be a powerful new way to hold hospitals accountable for the quality of their care.<p>Starting in less than two years, if the hospitals haven't met certain designated targets for safety …

Health Care

Apple promises APFS support for Fusion Drives soon

Apple will share news regarding APFS for Mac Fusion Drives “very soon,” claims Apple’s software engineering VP, Craig Federighi.<p>Short for Apple File System, APFS was introduced with the arrival of macOS High Sierra. It’s optimized for modern Apple devices that increasingly rely on flash storage, …

Apple

How to View & Sort Your Apple Watch Workout History

The Apple Watch is the ideal accessory for on-the-go people who need a workout watch that offers both functionality and durability. With handy features including fitness tracking, health monitoring, and the ability to play music, the Apple Watch offers everything an athlete needs to stay informed …

Apple Watch

NASA releases spectacular video of Jupiter’s swirling clouds

“The result appears something like a psychedelic paisley dream”<p>The last few months have been a great time for fans of immense gas giants. NASA’s Juno …

Astronomy

How staying up all night can dramatically influence over 100 proteins in your blood

New research from scientists at the University of Colorado Boulder has, for the first time, studied how protein levels in human blood can vary over a …

Sleep

Walt Disney World takes Lost and Found online

Loading...<p><b>ORANGE COUNTY, Fla.</b> - Walt Disney World's lost and found system is going high-tech.<p>The theme park is teaming up with Chargerback, an online …

Walt Disney Company

George Lucas Contributed This Moment in 'Solo: A Star Wars Story'

This weekend, <b>Solo: A Star Wars Story</b> hits theaters and fans will finally get to see if <b>Ron Howard</b> was able to save the once troubled production that …

Star Wars

'Impossible' EM drive may actually be impossible after all

If something sounds too good to be true then it probably is, so goes the old saying. And unfortunately, it now seems this is also applicable to the "impossible" EM drive, first touted over a decade ago as a way to generate thrust using microwaves, thereby eliminating the need for fuel in deep space …

Microwaves

Solo: A Star Wars Story, the spoiler-free review

Solo: A Star Wars Story, the spoiler-free review<p>When I was a kid, my favourite <i>Star Wars</i> stories weren’t in the movies. They were in books like <i>Tales</i> …

Star Wars

We don’t need nearly as much protein as we consume

Many of us consciously eat a high-protein diet, with protein-rich products readily available, but how much protein do we really need? And does it actually help us lose weight?<p>In the early 20th Century, Arctic explorer Vilhjalmur Stefansson spent a collective five years eating just meat. This meant …

Nutrition

Disney's Plans to Buy Fox Just Hit a Major Snag and Its Name Is Comcast

Marvel Studios’ parent company Disney would very much like to get its hands on all of the sweet, juicy, profitable comic book IP that Fox smartly …

Walt Disney Company

Apple launches new privacy portal, users can download a copy of everything Apple knows about them

Apple has today launched its new Data and Privacy website, allowing Apple users to download everything that Apple personally associates with your account, from Apple ID info, App Store activity, AppleCare history to data stored in iCloud like photos and documents. This is currently only available …

App Store

Could Chewbacca beat LeBron James 1-on-1?

Joonas Suotamo played Chewbacca in the most recent batch of Star Wars movies. He also plays basketball.<p>Joonas Suotamo didn’t make it in his first …

Chewbacca

Refresh Your Memory On Han's Iconic Dice Before Seeing 'Solo'

When it comes to telling the story of how Han Solo became Han Solo, there are some marks that <i>Solo: A Star Wars Story</i> is expected to hit. He and …

Star Wars

Wish list: Nine features we want to see in an iMac refresh at WWDC 2018

At last years' WWDC in June, Apple refreshed its iMac line, and the same thing could happen again during this year's annual conference. With less …

Apple

Jupiter’s Great Red Spot Looks Puzzling In This New Juno Photo Processed By Citizen Scientists

NASA reveals intriguing images of Jupiter's massive hurricane that shows the gas giant's Great Red Spot in a 'new perspective.'<p>Jupiter’s Great Red …

Astronomy