Trump"s NASA Budget Would Cancel These 4 Earth Science Missions

On the chopping block are the Plankton, Aerosol, Cloud, ocean Ecosystem satellite; the Orbiting Carbon Observatory-3 experiment; the Climate Absolute Radiance and Refractivity Observatory Pathfinder mission; and the Deep Space Climate Observatory......»»

Category: scienceSource:  livescienceMar 20th, 2017

Trumps offends family of another fallen soldier, and this time a $25,000 check was involved

After the mother of a fallen solider claimed President Donald Trump disrespected her family, the father of another solider says the commander-in-chief promised him $25,000 after his son died — but he never got the money.  Chris Baldridge t.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News2 min. ago

A Star Wars fan in Congress is laying down the law on porgs and lightsabers

The 115th Congress of the United States may not have passed any meaningful legislation (apart from that whole forcing Trump to impose sanctions on Russia thing).  But at least someone in the House of Representatives is taking a strong stand on t.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News2 min. ago

Ask Slashdot: What Are Ways To Get Companies To Actually Focus On Security?

New submitter ctilsie242 writes: Many years ago, it was said that we would have a "cyber 9/11," a security event so drastic that it fundamentally would change how companies and people thought about security. However, this has not happened yet (mainly.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News2 min. ago

WTF is floating around Saturn?

NASA Cassini spacecraft performed its final, fateful dive into Saturn several weeks ago, destroying itself in the planet's atmosphere and ending an incredible mission that spanned nearly two full decades. Today, even though its mechanical body has be.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  bgrRelated News46 min. ago

Father of fallen soldier still hasn’t seen that $25,000 check Trump promised him

After the mother of a fallen solider claimed President Donald Trump disrespected her family, the father of another solider says the commander-in-chief promised him $25,000 after his son died — but he never got the money.  Chris Baldridge t.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News54 min. ago

Logitech G910 Orion Spectrum Keyboard Review

Logitech's top-shelf keyboard delivers a satisfying blend of excellent hardware and slick software.  Be sure to visit IGN Tech for all the latest comprehensive hands-on reviews and best-of roundups. Note that if you click on one of these li.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News1 hr. 9 min. ago

Miami Police Union President Javier Ortiz, who harassed woman on Facebook, promoted to Captain

Do a Google search on Javier Ortiz and Miami and you'll read about a cop who has gotten in trouble numerous times for things that would get most people fired or jailed. But Lt. Ortiz, president of the Miami Police Union, just got promoted to Captain......»»

Category: topSource:  boingboingRelated News1 hr. 17 min. ago

Bruce Wayne Confirmed to Exist in the Arrowverse

The Arrowverse only hinted at Bruce Wayne possibly existing in Earth-1 up until now. More evidence — namely, his name being spoken aloud — confirms that Bruce Wayne does indeed exist in the Arrowverse. In a sneak peak at tomorrow's episode.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News1 hr. 25 min. ago

Trump"s NOAA nominee may have a China problem

President Donald Trump's nominee to lead the nation's oceans and atmosphere agency is already facing political headwinds.  While environmental groups and some senators have expressed skepticism about the nomination of Barry Lee Myers, the CEO of.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News1 hr. 25 min. ago

Best power banks of 2017: 14 portable phone chargers we recommend

For those dire moments when you need to charge your device on the go, check out these TechRadar recommended portable chargers.  For any tech lover or frequent traveller, a power bank is a must-have accessory. There are loads of models.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News1 hr. 25 min. ago

Skyraider 2? The Air Force may bring back Vietnam-style combat plane

The Air Force’s legendary A-1E Skyraiders proved their mettle in the skies over Vietnam. Air Force leaders now see a similar need for a low-cost, slower-moving aircraft for missions in low-threat........»»

Category: aviationSource:  defensenewsRelated News2 hr. 9 min. ago

Racecar Drivers Get in a Fist Fight After Collision on the Anderson Speedway [VIDEO]

These two racecar drivers take road rage to a whole new level. Saturday night, the Anderson Speedway hosted a racing event that ended in a fist fight and two drivers handcuffed in the back of police cars. The night’s penultimate race began as u.....»»

Category: autoSource:  thenewswheelRelated News2 hr. 9 min. ago

Zero Motorcycles’ 2018 e-bike lineup offers 6x faster charging

Zero Motorcycles has unveiled its 2018 lineup, explaining that with its latest electric motorcycles, buyers can expect charging rates as high as six times faster than previous models. These all-electric motorcycles are for commuters ready to shed the.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  slashgearRelated News2 hr. 9 min. ago

Lego’s newest set celebrates the women of NASA

Most of Lego's most popular toy sets focus firmly on fantastical worlds that have nothing to do with reality — like Star Wars, Harry Potter, or Minecraft – but today the company announced the launch date for a much more real, but equally awesome.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  bgrRelated News2 hr. 9 min. ago

Documentary on right-wing "three-percent" militia in the U.S.

As part of Vice's new video series, Hysteria, which examines mass social panics in the U.S., here's a 20-minute documentary about the Georgia III% Security Force -- "one of America’s right-wing, pro-Trump, anti-terror militias." Vice went to At.....»»

Category: topSource:  boingboingRelated News2 hr. 9 min. ago

Judge shocked to learn NYPD’s evidence database has no backup

All data would be lost if PETS’ DB2 server went down or data corrupted. (credit: See-ming Lee) As part of an ongoing legal battle to get the New York City Police Department to track money police have grabbed in cash forfeitures, an attorne.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News2 hr. 10 min. ago

Now we know how the EPA"s Scott Pruitt will replace science advisors with industry

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) administrator Scott Pruitt is about to take a major step toward reshaping the agency's scientific advisory committees. This action, to come in the form of a directive next week, will effectively replace scientist.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News2 hr. 17 min. ago

Does Melania Trump use a body double? We investigate.

Every once in a while, a conspiracy theory comes along that's so emotionally satisfying I have no choice but to present it as fact. Consider the latest Twitter conspiracy theory making the rounds: that Melania Trump is using a body double and has bee.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News2 hr. 17 min. ago

Sony"s PS4 Mini Wired Gamepad looks to win with kids this Christmas season

Sony's new PS4 controller is 40% smaller than DualShock, but lacks key features, like touch and motion control. Mini gaming devices are becoming all the rage these days, thanks to the success of devices like the SNES Classic Mini. Not to be out.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News2 hr. 17 min. ago

Duplications of noncoding DNA may have affected evolution of human-specific traits

Duplications of large segments of noncoding DNA in the human genome may have contributed to the emergence of differences between humans and nonhuman primates, according to new results. Identifying these duplications, which include regulatory sequence.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News3 hr. 1 min. ago