Check Out What Your Home Town Area Looked Like in Dinosaur Times

Sep 21, 2020

What do you get when you combine one of the largest Dinosaur databases in the world with the powers of Google Earth-like technology? The sweet chance to view what your area looked like millions of years ago. You can even see what fossils are nearby. The best part is, the 3D map, dubbed Ancient Earth,… […]

How to Quickly Scroll Through Home Screen Pages on iPhone and iPad

Sep 21, 2020

Skip to content There’s a new way to quickly swipe through your various iPhone or iPad Home screen pages in iOS 14 and iPadOS 14—almost as if you’re scrubbing through a video. Here’s how to do it. On your Home screen, pay attention to the dots at the bottom, just above the Dock. (The number of… […]

The Twitch Hive-Mind Barrel Rolled a 747 in ‘Flight Simulator’ without Crashing

Sep 21, 2020

MicrosoftLetting a Twitch-Stream’s Chatroom has become a popular fair, ever since Twitch Plays Pokemon took the world by storm. In the latest iteration, Rami Ismail set up a Twitch Stream for Microsoft’s brand-new Flight Simulator and let his viewers take control. Amazingly they didn’t immediately crash the place. Miraculously, they also pulled off a barrel-roll. If you’re not familiar, Flight… […]

How to Play Android 11’s Hidden Easter Egg Game

Sep 21, 2020

Justin DuinoGoogle includes a hidden “Easter Egg” with each new Android version. Android 11 has one of the more elaborate Easter Eggs as it’s actually a game you can play. We’ll show you how to find it and play. The Android 11 Easter Egg game is a reboot of the game included with Android 7.0 Nougat.… […]

LEGO’s Mario Figurine Is the Only NES Controller That I Care About

Sep 21, 2020

LEGO’s Super Mario building sets let you craft your own real-world levels, with complex terrain, coins, enemies, and an intelligent Mario figurine. Now, a hacker named Rick (@r1ckp) is using the LEGO Mario figurine as a Super Mario Bros controller by translating the toy’s movements into on-screen actions. Unlike your typical LEGO minifig, the LEGO Mario… […]

Pulling the plug on the coronavirus copy machine

Sep 20, 2020

Antiviral drug remdesivir forms the main line of FDA-approved therapeutic defense against the COVID-19 virus. Researchers at the University of North Texas are using the Frontera supercomputer to model how remdesivir blocks coronavirus reproduction, in the hopes of developing improvements on the drug. Shown here are the crystal structures of the RNA-dependent RNA Polymerase ternary… […]

Infrared eyes on Enceladus: Hints of fresh ice in northern hemisphere

Sep 20, 2020

In these detailed infrared images of Saturn’s icy moon Enceladus, reddish areas indicate fresh ice that has been deposited on the surface. Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/University of Arizona/LPG/CNRS/University of Nantes/Space Science Institute Scientists used data gathered by NASA’s Cassini spacecraft during 13 years of exploring the Saturn system to make detailed images of the icy moon—and to… […]

California wildfire smoke blankets parts of Canada

Sep 20, 2020

Vancouver has topped the World Air Quality Index for worst air twice in the past week Smoke from California and Oregon wildfires has cloaked Canada’s third-largest city of Vancouver—known for its majestic mountain views and fresh ocean breezes—in the dirtiest air in the world this week. Days have been spent smarting under a thick haze… […]

Here’s every successful Venus mission humanity has ever launched

Sep 19, 2020

Home News Spaceflight This image of Venus was created using data that NASA’s Mariner 10 spacecraft collected on Feb. 7 and 8, 1974, shortly after the spacecraft’s closest approach to Venus on Feb. 5. (Image: © NASA/JPL-Caltech) The planet Venus used to be thought of as a “twin planet” to Earth, with potential lush jungles… […]

‘Stupendously large’ black holes could grow to truly monstrous sizes

Sep 19, 2020

Home News Science & Astronomy An artist’s impression of the supermassive black hole at the center of a galaxy. Scientists suspect some monster black holes could grow to truly ‘stupendous’ sizes. (Image: © ESO/L. Calçada) How big might black holes get? A team of scientists now suggests black holes could reach what they call “stupendously… […]

Tropical storms and billowing wildfire smoke rage in the same NASA satellite photo

Sep 19, 2020

Home News Science & Astronomy Storms and wildfires rage in the same satellite photo snapped by NASA’s Aqua satellite.  (Image credit: NASA Worldview, Earth Observing System Data and Information System. )A satellite spotted several tropical storms and dozens of wildfires ravaging the United States together in one image. NASA’s Aqua satellite captured six tropical storms and… […]

‘Kerbal Space Program’ celebrates 9th anniversary with Enhanced Edition launch for Xbox One, Playstation 4

Sep 18, 2020

Home News Entertainment Calling all Kerbonauts! New adventures await you on gaming consoles.The physics-based space simulator “Kerbal Space Program: Enhanced Edition Complete” is celebrating its ninth anniversary with digital launches for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, developers Private Division and Squad announced Wednesday (Sept. 16). American players can pick up the game bundle for $39.99 in… […]

Smoke from US wildfires spreads across country and into Europe

Sep 18, 2020

Home News Science & Astronomy NOAA/NASA’s Suomi NPP satellite’s OMPS (Ozone Mapping Profiler Suite) aerosols from the U.S. wildfires are detected from space.  (Image credit: NOAA/NASA/Worldview)Smoke from the devastating U.S. wildfires is spreading across the country, moving north into Canada and across the Atlantic Ocean to Europe.Thousands of miles away from the fires, which originated… […]

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