NASA video shows Mars helicopter’s historic first flight

NASA has released a high-definition video showing the Ingenuity Mars helicopter taking its historic first flight on the red planet......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsApr 20th, 2021

LiveLeak, the Internet"s Font of Gore and Violence, Has Shut Down

Video site LiveLeak, best known for hosting gruesome footage that mainstream rivals wouldn't touch, has shut down after fifteen years in operation. In its place is "ItemFix," a site that bans users from uploading media containing "excessive violence.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News10 hr. 20 min. ago

Novel CBD analog shows promising pain-halting effects in mice

Studies have shown that while CBD reduces pain sensation in animals, its ability to do so in humans is limited by low bioavailability, the extent to which the drug successfully reaches its site of action. Now, new research suggests this obstacle may.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News13 hr. 20 min. ago

Growth of satire during "age of politeness" saw worries ridicule could lead to abuse, research shows

The explosion of satire in the Georgian period saw philosophers worry mockery could lead to abuse, research shows......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News13 hr. 20 min. ago

NASA"s new chief big on climate, hedges on 2024 moon landing

NASA's new administrator is big on tackling climate and diversifying the agency's workforce, but hedging on whether the U.S. can put astronauts on the moon by 2024......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News13 hr. 20 min. ago

How to Iterate or Loop Through Strings in Python using For Loop

This Python programming cheat sheet shows you how to iterate and loop through a string using the Python For loop. Try it out. .....»»

Category: topSource:  devxRelated News13 hr. 20 min. ago

After 15 years, controversial video sharing site LiveLeak has been shut down

Founded in 2006 by Hayden Hewit and the rest of the team behind the gore site Ogrish, LiveLeak made a lot of headlines because of the content it hosted. This content included children fighting, explicit footage of Saddam Hussein's execution, and the.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News14 hr. 20 min. ago

StarCraft and Microsoft Flight Simulator among latest inductees into the Video Game Hall of Fame

The Museum back in March narrowed the field down to just a dozen finalists. Classics like Pole Position, Guitar Hero, Portal and Call of Duty all came close but in the end, there were only four spots and they went to Microsoft Flight Simulator, StarC.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News14 hr. 20 min. ago

Video Friday: A Robot to Brush Your Hair

Your weekly selection of awesome robot videos Video Friday is your weekly selection of awesome robotics videos, collected by your Automaton bloggers. We’ll also be posting a weekly calendar of upcoming robotics events for the next few months;.....»»

Category: Source:  ieeeRelated News16 hr. 20 min. ago

Perseverance Mars rover captures video, audio of fourth Ingenuity flight

For the first time, a spacecraft on another planet has recorded the sounds of a separate spacecraft. NASA's Perseverance Mars rover used one of its two microphones to listen as the Ingenuity helicopter flew for the fourth time on April 30, 2021. A ne.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News18 hr. 20 min. ago

14 great sci-fi books to read before they become TV shows

From The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy to Paper Girls, we've put together a preview of the next batch of science fiction TV series being adapted from books......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News18 hr. 20 min. ago

Coming Home: NASA’s OSIRIS-REx Asteroid Mission to Begin Return from Deep Space

Robotic spacecraft begins its two-year voyage to bring back 300-gram soil sample from asteroid Bennu It’s a good thing robotic spacecraft are not sentient, because if they were, they would probably hate us. Their reward for a job well done ha.....»»

Category: Source:  ieeeRelated News20 hr. 20 min. ago

Startup employees should pay attention to Biden’s capital gains tax plans

The Biden Administration has reportedly proposed significant changes to the capital gains tax, aiming to target the wealthiest Americans to help fund his historic aid programs. Vieje Piauwasdy Contributor.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News21 hr. 20 min. ago

Dumpy and Quasimodo proteins enable tendons and muscles of fruit flies to develop in sync

Two proteins play a key role in the development of flight muscles and their tendons in fruit flies, two RIKEN developmental biologists have shown1. Their study reveals how the components of the muscle–tendon system develop in sync with each other,.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News21 hr. 20 min. ago

NASA Wallops May 8 rocket launch may be visible in eastern United States

A mission to explore energy transport in space using a NASA suborbital sounding rocket launching May 8, 2021, from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia may provide a brief light show for residents of the eastern United States and Bermuda......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News21 hr. 20 min. ago

Research: The new English Premier League soccer ball more stable, drags more

Scientists from the Faculty of Health and Sports Sciences at the University of Tsukuba used aerodynamics experiments to empirically test the flight properties of a new four-panel soccer ball adopted by the English Premier League this year. Based on p.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News21 hr. 20 min. ago

The African wild dog: Ambassador for the world"s largest terrestrial conservation area

The world's largest terrestrial conservation area is located in southern Africa and covers 520,000 square kilometers spanning five countries. A study from the University of Zurich now shows that the endangered African wild dog mostly remains within t.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News21 hr. 20 min. ago

7 things you didn’t know a video doorbell could do

Video doorbells let you see who is at your door and serve as a line of defense against package theft, but they can do a lot more than that......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News21 hr. 20 min. ago

Unsolved mysteries of the Warhammer 40k universe with loremaster Dan Abnett

Best-selling author goes deep—like, real deep—on wild and crazy Warhammer questions. Shot by Adam Lance Garcia and edited by Justin Sloan. Click here for transcript. (video link) It's been a while since we last got to do an episode of.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News22 hr. 48 min. ago

Netflix considering "N-Plus" service that offers playlists, podcasts, and the ability to influence shows

Netflix has been sending out a customer survey, seen by Protocol, to gauge reaction to a possible N-Plus hub, which is described as a "future online space where you can learn more about the Netflix shows and things related to them.".....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsMay 7th, 2021

Coldplay beam new song into space in chat with French astronaut

Coldplay gave new meaning to the idea of a single launch, playing new song "Higher Power" for the first time during a video link-up with French astronaut Thomas Pesquet......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 7th, 2021