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Boy Tripped Over A Million-Year-Old Fossil In New Mexico

A nine-year-old boy was out walking with his family in New Mexico when he literally tripped over what turned out to be a million-year-old fossil. Jude Sparks was running from his brothers in Las Cruces when he fell, and found himself looking at what he described as “fossilized wood.” Jude, now 10, told The New […]

Bag Containing Apollo 11 Moon Dust Sold For $1.8 Million

A bag of moon dust was just sold at Sotheby’s for $1.8 million, after it was forgotten in a museum basement then taken to court. The cloth bag, measuring about the size of a notebook, traveled to the moon and came back with lunar samples on it from the historic Apollo 11 mission, NPR reports. […]

Microsoft is waging a quiet war against elite Russian hackers

Microsoft is waging a quiet war against elite Russian hackers

Microsoft has proven itself to be an unlikely vigilante in the ongoing international cyberespionage story. The company started out suing the hacking group Fancy Bear for using domain names that violated Microsoft's trademarks, and in doing so unearth… Source: New feed

The Morning After: Friday, July 21st 2017

The Morning After: Friday, July 21st 2017

Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Is it Friday already? We have big news from Comic-Con featuring Will Smith and Stargate. Also, a deep dive into the cautionary tale of LeEco and a date for the Galaxy Note 8 is revealed. Source: New feed

Pokémon Go is getting Legendary monsters for its birthday

Pokémon Go is getting Legendary monsters for its birthday

Niantic is going all out for Pokémon Go's first anniversary. In addition to holding the Pokémon Go Fest in Chicago and tie-in events all over the globe, it's also finally introducing Legendaries into the mobile game. You'll be able to f… Source: New feed

'Stargate' revival will launch a new MGM streaming service

'Stargate' revival will launch a new MGM streaming service

At Comic-Con MGM celebrated the 20th anniversary of Stargate by announcing a new TV show in the series: Stargate Origins. Other than a teaser trailer and news that it will serve as a prequel there isn't much info about the show, but we know that to w… Source: New feed

Amazon keeps popular items stocked by buying from other retailers

Amazon keeps popular items stocked by buying from other retailers

Tens of thousands of Amazon sellers might have just sold a whole bunch of their items in one go…to the e-commerce titan itself. According to CNBC, the Fulfilled by Amazon team has emailed thousands of sellers in the US, offering to buy their goods… Source: New feed

Shooting the Achilles heel of nervous system cancers

Scientists have devised a strategy to target cancer cells while sparing normal cells by capitalizing on vulnerabilities that are exposed only in tumor cells. These vulnerabilities are known as the ‘Achilles heel’ of cancer cells. Although much is known about the mutations that cause a cell to become malignant, little is known about these vulnerabilities. […]

Sunny, rainy, or cloudy: New study shows how weather impacts response to mobile ads

Among the many factors that impact digital marketing and online advertising strategy, a new study provides insight to a growing trend among firms and big brands: weather-based advertising. According to the study, certain weather conditions are more amenable for consumer responses to mobile marketing efforts, while the tone of your ad content can either help […]

NASA looks to solar eclipse to help understand Earth's energy system

It was midafternoon, but it was dark in an area in Boulder, Colorado on Aug. 3, 1998. A thick cloud appeared overhead and dimmed the land below for more than 30 minutes. Well-calibrated radiometers showed that there were very low levels of light reaching the ground, sufficiently low that researchers decided to simulate this interesting […]