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Japanese space startup wants to compete with US rocket rivals

TOKYO — A Japanese startup that launched a rocket into space earlier this month plans to provide low-cost rocket services and compete with American rivals such ...

Japanese space startup wants to compete with US rocket rivals

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First private Japanese rocket reaches space Japan can finally include itself among the ranks of countries with successful private spaceflight outfits. Interstellar Technologies has successfully launched its MOMO-3 sounding rocket into space, with the vehicle easily crossing the Kárm&aa...
03:39, 05/06/2019

Jeff Bezos’ space startup Blue Origin just nailed an important test flight SpaceX might be leading the charge in the realm of commercial space flight, but it’s not a one-horse race. Several other startups are working hard on their own rocket technologies and courting eager clients with the prospect of affordable satel...
09:00, 05/03/2019

Japan just sent a privately-funded rocket into space for the first time ever SpaceX is already a household name around the globe, but there’s no shortage of other startups vying for their slice of the private spaceflight pie. Companies like the Jeff Bezos-led Blue Origin are doing some pretty impressive things, and a re...
22:13, 05/20/2019

Japan’s private rocket reaches outer space for first time TOKYO (AP) — A Japanese aerospace startup funded by a former internet maverick has successfully launched a small rocket into space. Interstellar Technology Inc. says the unmanned MOMO-3 rocket has exceeded 100 kilometers (60 miles) in altitude before...
06:13, 05/04/2019

Interstellar Technologies Becomes First Private Japanese Firm to Reach Space With Momo-3 Launch Aerospace company Interstellar Technologies Inc. became the first private firm in Japan to launch a rocket into space on Saturday, per the Japan Times, by sending an unmanned, 10-meter, one-ton Momo-3 rocket some 68 miles (110 kilometers) upwards on ...
02:26, 05/06/2019

Space Genius Ted Cruz Is Super Worried About Space Pirates Stealing our Space Booty President Trump’s proposed Space Force has found new support from a fleshy sack of dogfood and charmlessness that wears a suit and calls itself “Ted Cruz.” This talking sack is the Senator from Texas, and has decided that we need to fund the proposed...
01:00, 05/17/2019

Rocket Report: Clarity on Dragon’s loss, key SLS rocket test to occur Enlarge / The mighty Delta IV Heavy rocket takes to the skies. (credit: Aurich Lawson/United Launch Alliance) Welcome to Edition 1.47 of the Rocket Report! This week, we have some news on failures both recent and not-so-recent—this week's Crew Drag...
16:39, 05/03/2019

Rocket Report: Falcon 9 rocket muscles up, ULA to conduct reuse test Enlarge / The Rocket Report is published weekly. (credit: Arianespace) Welcome to Edition 1.49 of the Rocket Report! Another week has come and gone, and we find ourselves in the middle of May. For Houston, where this report originates, this essenti...
19:26, 05/17/2019

How to add space to your home on a budget: meet the couple who added a third more space to their one-bedroom Hackney flat Extending an awkwardly shaped one-bedroom flat in an old Hackney synagogue needed four party wall agreements and engineering skill, plus huge dollops of imagination, diplomacy and chutzpah....
13:26, 05/13/2019

European companies can't compete against global giants Finance ministers say Europe is increasingly dependent on Chinese and US technologyIt boasts the world’s second biggest economy, a huge consumer market of about 500 million people and prodigious pools of talent and capital, not to mention two of the ...
15:52, 05/17/2019

Horse racing weighs changes to compete with sports gambling Horse racing is considering adding fixed-odds wagering and other changes to offset legalized sports gambling in the US, which threatens the industry's very existence        ...
11:26, 05/01/2019

Lawyers, nurses, soldier, ballerina compete for Miss USA The women who want to be crowned the next Miss USA include a psychological operations expert in the Army reserves, a former NFL cheerleader working to become a surgical nurse and a lawyer who represents prisoners for free...
02:26, 05/03/2019

Caster Semenya Loses Case to Compete as a Woman in All Races The South African, a two-time Olympic champion at 800 meters, had challenged proposed limits on female athletes with naturally elevated levels of testosterone....
00:00, 05/02/2019

Airlines urge regulators not to compete on safety after Boeing crisis Global airlines urged regulators on Friday not to compete over setting new safety rules, after two crashes led to the grounding of the Boeing 737 MAX and raised questions about the international influence of the U.S. aviation authority....
20:00, 05/17/2019

Verizon Up rewards program levels up to better compete against T-Mobile Tuesdays If T-Mobile and Sprint's merger is not ultimately approved, which seems increasingly likely, the US wireless market duopoly has a very good chance of maintaining that status quo for years to come. Then again, while Verizon and AT&T are obviously in n...
17:26, 05/02/2019

Fasts and late-night protein shakes: how Muslim athletes compete during Ramadan The holy month began at the start of May this year. While some athletes find blending exercise and fasting tough, others say it helps them focusFor the better part of eight seasons, Hamza Abdullah played defensive back in the NFL. In each one of thos...
12:00, 05/15/2019

Tony Romo to compete in U.S. Open Local Qualifying Round after AT&T Byron Nelson Romo will compete in a U.S. Open Local Qualifying Round at TPC Craig Ranch in McKinney, Texas following the AT&T Byron Nelson.        ...
22:13, 05/04/2019

Court Rules That Runner Caster Semenya Must Take Medication to Reduce Testosterone If She Wants to Compete In what might be the most bizarre judgment against an Olympic athlete ever, South African 800m Olympic champion Caster Semenya lost her legal landmark case and now, if she wants to compete in international events between 400m and a mile in length, sh...
18:52, 05/02/2019

How retailers can compete against Amazon as the retail giant expands further into online grocery (AMZN) Keep your friends close and your enemies closer. That's the strategy e-tailers will have to adopt if they want to compete with Amazon. To fight back against the e-commerce giant's expanding dominance, other online retailers must understand exactly wh...
10:39, 05/06/2019

Insurtech Research Report: The trends & technologies allowing insurance startups to compete BI IntelligenceTech-driven disruption in the insurance industry continues at pace, and we're now entering a new phase — the adaptation of underlying business models. That's leading to ongoing changes in the distribution segment of the industry...
10:26, 05/08/2019

Court: Caster Semenya, other female runners must keep low testosterone levels to compete at Olympics The Court of Arbitration for Sport ruled Wednesday against South African female runner Caster Semenya in a historic legal case that requires she cut down her testosterone level to compete at the Tokyo Olympics next year....
16:39, 05/01/2019

Court rules Olympic runner Caster Semenya must use hormone-suppressing drugs to compete The decision by the Court of Arbitration for Sport will force the South African to follow IAAF guidelines in suppressing her natural testosterone levels in order to compete....
14:26, 05/01/2019

Dear Delta Airlines: video games and beer cannot compete with joining a union | Stephen Greenhouse The airline is telling employees that unions take money they could spend on entertainment instead. Will anyone really fall for that anti-union tactic?In its latest offensive to beat back unionization, Delta Airlines displays total contempt for labor ...
16:52, 05/11/2019

6 ways to effectively market an AI startup Of the large number of AI startups springing up around the world, only a few will survive. Those that do will have more than a strong product.Read More...
09:39, 05/13/2019

What I learned as a VC filling in as a startup CEO for 4 months When one of my firm's portfolio companies lost its leader, I was appointed interim CEO for four months. It gave me a whole new respect for the role.Read More...
00:00, 05/20/2019

I don’t! Why a digital wedding startup will never work To grasp how the modern technology economy is changing us psychologically, just look at those cases where it’s failedHave you heard about the hot new startups disrupting the wedding industry? Actually, you probably haven’t – because as US website Vox...
14:52, 05/01/2019

Usain Bolt has founded an e-scooter startup Legendary sprinter Usain Bolt explains why he believes his e-scooter company Bolt Mobility will succeed despite intense competition and major regulatory hurdles....
12:39, 05/16/2019

Health Startup uBiome Suspends Two Lab Tests UBiome plans to suspend performing two lab tests it had been billing to insurers, the latest sign of trouble at the startup. The FBI searched the company’s offices last month....
04:26, 05/07/2019

This flying taxi startup just flew its 5-passenger jet for the first time The promise of flying cars has never been fulfilled. Sure, there are pint-sized airplanes you can also drive on land but let’s be honest here, those are nothing like how futurists in the 1950s imagined transportation would be like over a half-c...
00:26, 05/17/2019

150 of the top tech startup cities join forces at TNW2019 Silicon Valley may be the largest tech hub in the world, but other areas aren’t far behind. Major cities like Amsterdam and Barcelona have become thriving ecosystems for tech startups. But as we move into a new era of tech innovation, these cities ar...
16:39, 05/03/2019

Microbiome Testing Startup Under Scrutiny for Billing Practices Special agents from the Federal Bureau of Investigation searched the offices of lab-test startup uBiome as similar inquiries by state authorities and insurers examine the company’s billing practices....
18:39, 04/28/2019

Amazon Invests in U.K. Food-Delivery Startup Deliveroo Amazon is investing in British food-delivery company Deliveroo, becoming one of the startup’s biggest investors and giving it additional firepower against Uber Technologies’ Uber Eats service....
02:13, 05/18/2019

Microbiome Startup Seeks to Reassure Investors on Ethics UBiome Inc. sent a letter to investors seeking to reassure them that the company is taking steps to restore its credibility, including a new code of ethics, after authorities searched the health-care startup’s offices....
06:39, 05/09/2019

Microbiome testing startup faces FBI investigation over billing Another lab testing startup is facing legal scrutiny, albeit not for the same reasons as Theranos. The Wall Street Journal has learned that the FBI is investigating uBiome, a firm that tests microbiomes (the communities of organisms in your body) to...
21:39, 04/28/2019

Poop-Testing Startup Founder Allegedly Lied About Her Age, Just About Everything Else The founder of uBiome, an embattled startup claiming to employ “machine learning, artificial intelligence, and advanced statistical techniques” and probably a few other buzzwords to assess gut health, repeatedly misrepresented her actual age, Busines...
02:13, 05/18/2019

Self-driving startup Voyage faces IP-related suit Engineering firm Sucxess contends Voyage violated two patents by using patented technology to convert regular production Ford Fusions and Chrysler Pacificas into autonomous-vehicle test mules....
16:00, 05/14/2019

SoftBank Invests $1 Billion in Colombian Delivery Startup Rappi SoftBank Group Corp. has made a $1 billion investment in Rappi Inc., a South American on-demand delivery company, in another example of the firm’s reach in making large investments in technology companies....
13:52, 05/01/2019

Powerhouse: the startup making solar the most accessible energy in the world It’s one of the only incubators focused on solar companies – but Powerhouse is part of a larger movement to nurture new companies in the low-carbon futureIt started with a crowdfunding startup, an investment from Prince, and the idea to help new sola...
14:09, 05/01/2019

Huawei Accused by Startup of Enlisting Professor to Obtain Its Tech Huawei is accused of enlisting a Chinese university professor working on a research project to improperly access the startup's technology, according to court documents filed last week....
15:52, 05/10/2019

Harry’s razor startup sold to Schick owner for $1.37 billion Schick razor owner Edgewell Personal Care said on Thursday it would buy shaving startup Harry’s Inc. in a $1.37 billion cash-and-stock deal to expand in a fast-growing US grooming market. Harry’s is the latest shaving startup to be bought by a bigger...
21:39, 05/09/2019

The 2019 Global Startup Ecosystem Report launches at TNW2019 Today, on the TNW Conference Main Stage, we are delighted to help launch the 2019 Global Startup Ecosystem Report (GSER) with Startup Genome. Produced in partnership with the Global Entrepreneurship Network; the #GSER2019 is the world’s most comprehe...
12:52, 05/09/2019

Backlash Brews in China's Startup Culture Against Grueling Hours With China’s economy slowing, younger workers are questioning their commitment to working a grueling schedule in return for high pay and a shot at becoming the next startup billionaire....
19:00, 04/30/2019

Airbus startup aims to make satellite imagery easier to use Airbus might just make it easier to use the growing treasure trove of high-res satellite imagery. The aerospace giant has launched a space tech startup, UP42, that promises to make satellite (and drone) image data accessible to individuals and small...
21:13, 05/07/2019

Meet the first judges for The Europas Awards (27 June) and enter your startup now! I’m excited to announce that The Europas Awards for European Tech Startups is really shaping up! The awards will be held on 27 June 2019, in London, U.K. on the front lawn of the Geffrye Museum in Hoxton, London — creating a fantastic and fun garden ...
14:53, 04/28/2019

Air taxi startup Lilium stages test 'hover' of five-seater prototype Air taxi startup Lilium has staged a successful maiden flight of a five-seater prototype that it hopes to bring into service by 2025 to whisk passengers between cities without the hassle of an airport check-in....
07:39, 05/17/2019

Japan's SoftBank taps into Mexican fintech startup Clip: sources Japan's SoftBank Group invested about $20 million in Mexican payments startup Clip early this year, one of its first Latin America deals as it launches a $5 billion technology fund in the region, said three people familiar with the matter....
20:39, 05/06/2019

Trump Claims Money Hemorrhaging Truck Startup Will 'Buy' GM Lordstown Plant After months of urging General Motors not to close the Lordstown, Ohio plant that until recently made the slow-selling Chevrolet Cruze, President Donald Trump now says the automaker may have have found a buyer of sorts. It’s an electric truck company...
21:13, 05/08/2019

SoftBank leads funding round for Berlin travel startup GetYourGuide Berlin travel startup GetYourGuide said on Thursday it had raised nearly $500 million from investors led by SoftBank's Vision Fund to expand its online offering of tours and activities that has won a following among millennials....
16:00, 05/16/2019

Too Good To Go is Europe’s ‘hottest startup,’ wins Tech5 competition 2019 Just in: Danish startup Too Good To Go is this year’s “most promising startup” of regions Europe and Israel. Today was Founders’ Day, a special part of startup competition Tech5, where investors, influencers and experts have chosen the hottest young ...
02:13, 05/09/2019

FBI Raids Microbiome Testing Startup uBiome and Boy, Its Online Reviews Sure Aren't Gonna Help On Friday, agents from the Federal Bureau of Investigation raided the uBiome Inc. offices in San Francisco for what is reportedly an investigation into the biotech startup’s billing practices.Read more......
15:26, 04/28/2019

LA is obsessed with this Japanese sandwich Konbi makes the most popular sandwiches in Los Angeles The egg salad is the most Instagrammed sandwich, followed closely by the pork katsu Here's how the sandwiches are made and why people are obsessed with them Following is a transcript of the vide...
03:52, 05/10/2019

Amazon Gets a Leg-Up From Weaker Rivals Amazon poses a strategic dilemma for Europe’s retailers. They are reluctant to help such a powerful competitor but tempted by partnerships that can make struggling stores more profitable....
16:00, 05/15/2019

Five Things to Know About the Modern Japanese Monarchy When British Royals Meghan Markle and Prince Harry started an Instagram account last month, they broke a world record by gaining a million followers in less than six hours. This week in Japan, a new set of royals is coming to the world stage. On Wedn...
22:13, 04/29/2019

End Of An Era As Japanese Emperor Akihito Steps Down Outgoing Japanese emperor Akihito on Tuesday performed the main ritual to hand over the Chrysanthemum Throne to his son Naruhito -- Japan's first abdication in more than two centuries....
11:39, 04/30/2019

The cruise line that rivals Broadway In a non-descript building in Miami, dancers kick the can-can, aerialists spin high in the air in rehearsals for an entertainment group that puts on more performances a year than New York's Broadway and London's West End combined (May 3). ...
07:13, 05/04/2019

| 'We'll only get better': Guardiola warns City's rivals Pep Guardiola has warned Manchester City's rivals that his side will be even better next season as they head into a final-day showdown for the Premier League title....
08:39, 05/12/2019

Ford to Cut 7,000 Jobs in Bid to Catch Up to Rivals Ford Motor said it is cutting 7,000 salaried employees, or about 10% of its white-collar workforce, part of Chief Executive Jim Hackett’s broader plan to reverse declining profits and catch up to competitors in the fast-changing car business....
19:13, 05/20/2019

Japanese Ambassador To Sweden Sees Pikachu As His Son While I’ve been gearing up for the Detective Pikachu movie, I’ve noticed how many other people around me, and all over the world, are also excited and expressing their own lifelong relationship to Pokémon. Even Japanese government officials are in lo...
23:39, 05/07/2019

Japanese companies want more productive, non-smoking workers A growing number of Japan-based businesses are taking stronger action to promote health and wellness among employees as well as boost productivity by going as far as hiring non-smokers to new positions, a report says. Yasuhiro Oba, president of Sompo...
00:13, 05/15/2019

Japanese stealth fighter wreckage found Wreckage from a Japanese F-35 stealth fighter that crashed into the Pacific almost a month ago has been recovered, Japan's defense minister said Tuesday, but the reason for the loss of one of the world's most advanced warplanes remains a mystery....
06:00, 05/08/2019

Iniesta and Torres struggling on Japanese adventure "They have four World Cup winners medals between them but the J.League\u0027s high-profile recent recruits, including Andres Iniesta and Fernando Torres, have struggled to make an impact this season."...
09:26, 05/16/2019

Japanese rush to buy Tokyo Olympic tickets on first day TOKYO (AP) — If you’re a Japan resident and you want tickets for next year’s Tokyo Olympics — be patient. Tokyo organizers on Friday said delays and long waits to get an online response met Japan residents who tried to enter the ticket lo...
07:39, 05/10/2019

Can this Japanese head massage help the city that never sleeps? I was promised sleep. All I had to do was ring the bell at one of those nondescript, what-the-hell-goes-on-in-there buildings on 38th street near Fifth Avenue and walk to the second floor into a super dark, futuristic sci-fi-looking room where two pe...
22:26, 05/20/2019

CBS Embraces Strategy of Making Shows for Its Rivals The company’s recent push to sell content outside its own ecosystem comes as other media giants such as Walt Disney and AT&T’s WarnerMedia focus on making more content primarily for their own platforms....
17:52, 05/01/2019

Rivals Vie for Mastery Over America's Hottest Oil Field Chevron and Occidental Petroleum are clamoring for a bigger piece of the Permian Basin, the prolific oil field that has lifted U.S. crude production to records....
21:13, 05/06/2019

Serena Williams' greatest rivals Serena Williams has a winning record against everyone who has played her multiple times except for two players. And Venus has been her top rival.        ...
14:50, 04/28/2019

AT&T will pull shows like 'Friends' from streaming rivals Don't expect Warner-made shows like Friends to persist on existing streaming services once AT&T's WarnerMedia launches its offering. AT&T chief Randall Stephenson said at a JPMorgan conference that the company "will be bringing" man...
00:13, 05/15/2019

| Koepka challenge inspiring rivals like Tiger once did PGA Championship leader Brooks Koepka says his secrets to success are simpler than people think while rivals are being inspired like Tiger Woods once motivated them....
14:26, 05/19/2019

| Difference between City and rivals United? 32 points! Manchester City recorded their biggest points margin differential over neighbours Manchester United following the conclusion of the 2018/19 English Premier League season....
16:39, 05/13/2019

New Japanese Emperor Naruhito ascends the Chrysanthemum Throne New Japanese Emperor Naruhito formally took up his post on Wednesday, saying he felt solemn with the burden he bore but pledged to work as a symbol of the nation and the unity of its people....
09:39, 05/01/2019

Pieces of lost Japanese stealth fighter found Wreckage from a Japanese F-35 stealth fighter that crashed into the Pacific almost a month ago has been recovered, Japan's defense minister said Tuesday, but the reason for the loss of one of the world's most advanced warplanes remains a mystery....
01:39, 05/08/2019

Japanese Emperor Akihito to abdicate after three decades on throne Japanese Emperor Akihito reported his abdication to a Shinto sun goddess in a ritual at the Imperial Palace on Tuesday, starting a day of ceremonies to end a three decade reign in which he sought to ease painful memories of World War Two and bring t...
04:52, 04/30/2019

First Japanese-American NYPD captain cleared of misconduct An NYPD captain accused of intentionally botching a drunken-driving case to help an off-duty detective was cleared of all charges in Bronx Criminal Court on Friday. Prosecutors failed to prove Capt. Naoki Yaguchi, the first Japanese-American to make ...
10:00, 05/18/2019

Japanese Emperor Akihito on Tuesday will be the first to abdicate in 200 years Japan's 85-year-old Emperor Akihito ends his three-decade reign on Tuesday when he abdicates to his son Crown Prince Naruhito.        ...
15:39, 04/29/2019

Iconic Japanese Anime Character Gets Creative Latte Art In the Japanese children’s anime Anpanman, the titular hero’s head is made from a bun stuffed with bean paste. When Anpanman’s noggin gets damaged in the show, a new one is baked and switched out, reviving his powers....
18:26, 05/20/2019

Drone used to create 3D remake of Japanese internment camp From 1942 to 1945, more than 7,000 Japanese-Americans and Japanese immigrants were forcibly relocated to Camp Amache. They were among the 110,000 Japanese-Americans ordered to camps throughout the US....
14:13, 05/02/2019

Emperor Akihito becomes first Japanese monarch to abdicate in 200 years Japan's Emperor Akihito formally abdicated Tuesday during a historic ceremony in Tokyo, becoming the country's first monarch to step down from the Chrysanthemum Throne in two centuries....
15:26, 04/30/2019

New Japanese and Thai Monarchs Are In the Spotlight, But Here Are Some of Asia’s Other Royals Japan is set to usher in a new imperial era come May 1: Crown Prince Naruhito will take the throne, ushering in the Reiwa Era and becoming the 126th emperor of Japan. The Japanese monarchy is said to be the world’s oldest, but Japan is just one...
10:13, 04/30/2019

Japan finmin Aso says Huawei ban could affect Japanese firms A U.S. bid to block China's Huawei Technologies from buying vital American technology could affect Japanese companies and weigh on economic growth, Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso said on Friday....
03:39, 05/17/2019

Japanese Emperor Akihito To Step Down After Three Decades On Throne Japanese Emperor Akihito will abdicate on Tuesday in favour of his elder son, ending a three-decade reign during which he sought to ease the painful memories of World War Two and engage with people,......
06:52, 04/30/2019

Japanese man prepares for landmark case against dolphin hunts Taiji resident will testify in attempt to ban activity as part of charity’s legal challenge A man from Taiji, the Japanese fishing town whose annual slaughter of dolphins has drawn widespread condemnation, will appear in court on Friday in an unprece...
00:39, 05/17/2019

Fastly shares rocket more than 30% in IPO debut Fastly competes against the likes of Amazon and Google to help companies more quickly deliver their content to customers. Now it's a public company....
17:13, 05/17/2019

SUV showdown: Range Rover Evoque vs major rivals There's no shortage of compact SUVs on the market, so how will the new Evoque stand out? Can Range Rover’s second-generation fashion icon retain its crown against the Volvo XC40, Audi Q3 and Lexus UX? Warning: the comparison test you’re about to r...
18:13, 05/01/2019

Amazon's nascent freight service has a truckload of rivals As Amazon.com Inc targets traditional brokerages that match shippers with truckers, it's also battling a bevy of startups - including Uber Freight and a company funded by the e-commerce giant's founder Jeff Bezos....
07:39, 05/01/2019

Beyond Meat preps for IPO as rivals take bite out of food industry Startup is the latest ‘unicorn’, with a valuation of about $1.2bn, to go public as its competitor launches the Impossible WhopperWall Street is going vegan. At some point in the next four weeks, Beyond Meat, a pioneering plant-based meat alternative ...
19:52, 05/01/2019

Hot hatch face-off: Volkswagen Golf GTI TCR vs main rivals Final fling for the Mk7 Golf GTI doesn’t want for visual clout The TCR, a last hurrah for the current Golf GTI, takes on the Honda Civic Type R and Renault Megane RS 300 Trophy A recent straw poll on Autocar’s Twitter asked which of today’s hot h...
10:13, 05/04/2019

Russell: Ex-F2 rivals Norris and Albon starring in F1 helps me George Russell hopes his Formula 1 reputation will be lifted by what fellow rookies Alex Albon and Lando Norris are achieving, amid his current Williams struggles...
14:00, 05/08/2019

| Roglic smashes rivals with Giro time-trial win Slovenian ace Primoz Roglic set a serious marker on the Giro d'Italia, not only winning the stage nine individual time-trial, but damaging several key title rivals in the process....
17:26, 05/19/2019

Spain’s Socialists are open to negotiating deals with rivals A senior Socialist official says her party is ready to negotiate agreements with rival parties after it won a general election but failed to obtain a parliamentary majority...
15:39, 04/30/2019

Spain's Socialists are open to negotiating deals with rivals A senior Socialist official in Spain says her party is ready to negotiate deals with rival parties after it won a general election but failed to obtain a parliamentary majority....
17:26, 04/30/2019

1st Japanese-bred horse in Kentucky Derby took long road LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Master Fencer, the first Japanese-bred horse to run in the Kentucky Derby, took a very circuitous route to Churchill Downs. Everyone involved with the chestnut colt hopes the long journey will be worth the effort Saturday. R...
22:13, 05/02/2019

Suspect in knife threat to Japanese prince critical of monarchy A suspect who was arrested this week in connection to a knife threat to a 12-year-old Japanese prince said he carried out the act to protest Japan's monarchy....
19:39, 05/02/2019

Footage Of Alleged Taiko No Tatsujin Robbery At Japanese Arcade Taiko no Tatsujin is one of Japan’s most iconic arcade games. Recently in Nagoya, two kids appear to have stuffed one of the drums into a plastic bag and walked out of the arcade....
16:26, 05/02/2019

Subversive Japanese otter mascot ready to take on John Oliver A giant otter with a turtle for a hat and a massive social media following has challenged the comedian to a wrestling match and he's a favorite to win....
11:00, 05/03/2019

Trump Gave the Japanese Prime Minister a Break on Trade, For Now President Donald Trump did Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe a favor last week, delaying the start of negotiations on a tricky trade decision, potentially pushing it past that country’s elections in July, three officials briefed on the talks t...
20:52, 05/01/2019

Japanese PM shows off beaver door-knocker from Canada on Instagram In a video posted Thursday to his official Instagram account, Shinzo Abe installs the folksy souvenir at the entrance of his lakeside villa outside Tokyo....
05:00, 05/03/2019

On a Russian outpost in the Pacific, fear and fantasies of a Japanese future   A recent flurry of talks has brought speculation that the Kremlin may be willing to hand some of the islands, seized by the Red Army during World War II, back to Japan....
22:26, 05/12/2019

Emperor Akihito abdicates Japanese throne to start 'Reiwa' era Japanese Emperor Akihito expressed gratitude to the Japanese people Tuesday as he abdicated his throne and turned it over to his son, becoming the nation's first monarch to step down in 200 years....
21:00, 04/30/2019

Knives Were Left on Japanese Prince’s School Desk, Police Say The Tokyo police were investigating security footage indicating that an adult had trespassed on the grounds of the school attended by Prince Hisahito, 12....
16:00, 04/28/2019

Japan Finance Minister Aso says Huawei ban could affect Japanese firms A U.S. bid to block China's Huawei Technologies from buying vital American technology could affect Japanese companies and weigh on economic growth, Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso said on Friday....
04:26, 05/17/2019

Court being asked to stop dolphin hunts in Japanese village TOKYO (AP) — A court in central Japan is hearing arguments over whether dolphin hunting violates the nation’s animal cruelty laws. The plaintiffs in the case opening Friday are asking the district court in Wakayama prefecture to stop the permit...
06:26, 05/17/2019

Japanese tourist, husband charged in Hawaii sex assault case A Japanese tourist and her husband lured another visitor from Japan to their Waikiki hotel room and sexually assaulted her, according to court documents....
22:26, 05/07/2019

K-Pop stardom lures Japanese youth to Korea despite diplomatic chill Yuuka Hasumi put high school in Japan on hold and flew to South Korea in February to try her chances at becoming a K-pop star, even if that means long hours of vocal and dance training, no privacy,......
03:26, 05/01/2019

New Japanese Emperor Naruhito pledges to work as symbol of the people New Japanese Emperor Naruhito formally took up his post on Wednesday, saying he felt solemn with the burden he bore but pledged to work as a symbol of the nation and the unity of its people....
05:00, 05/01/2019

Formal investiture ceremony starts for new Japanese Emperor Naruhito The formal investiture ceremony for new Japanese Emperor Naruhito began on Wednesday, marking the first time in over 200 years that an emperor has acceded to the throne following an abdication....
05:00, 05/01/2019

Israeli man killed by rocket fire from Gaza JERUSALEM — Israeli medical officials say an early morning rocket from Gaza has killed an Israeli man outside a home in the coastal city of Ashkelon. After being struck by shrapnel Sunday, 58-year-old Moshe Agadi has died of his wounds, marking the f...
16:00, 05/05/2019

Brooks Koepka in command and keeping US PGA rivals in vain pursuit • Koepka has seven-stroke lead after cool third-round 70 • Dustin Johnson one of four players sharing second spotIn ordinary circumstances the missing of an opening hole, 6ft putt by a tournament leader would deliver hope to the field. But these are ...
07:13, 05/19/2019

Rivals in gaming, Microsoft and Sony team up on cloud services For the last two decades, Sony and Microsoft’s gaming divisions have been locked in all-out war against one another: on price, on hardware, on franchises, on exclusives… you name it. But it seems they’ve set their enmity aside tem...
21:00, 05/16/2019

Rise of smaller rivals throws up fresh challenge to bitcoin Bitcoin's weathered hacks, heists, booms and busts to reign as the king of cryptocurrencies through its first decade. But now there's a fresh challenge to its dominance of the fledgling market: some 2,000 smaller digital coins....
19:52, 05/15/2019

Intel shares drop, three-year outlook seen lagging rivals Intel Corp shares declined 2.5 percent on Wednesday after executives forecast modest profit growth over the next three years, signaling it is likely to lag big rivals as the once-dominant chipmaker catches up in technology....
01:39, 05/09/2019

Roglic blows rivals away in opening time trial to take pink "Slovenia’s Primoz Roglic held off Britain’s Simon Yates to take the first maglia rosa of the 102nd Giro d’Italia with a barnstorming performance in the opening 8km time trial in Bologna."...
03:52, 05/12/2019

"SleepyCreepy Joe Biden, Crazy Bernie": Trump On 2020 Rivals US President Donald Trump branded his chief Democratic rival "SleepyCreepy" Joe Biden on Friday, framing the 2020 nominations race as a battle between the former vice president and "Crazy Bernie"......
07:39, 05/11/2019

Rivals make Hitech's Pulcini favourite for new F3 2019 title Contenders for the inaugural FIA Formula 3 Championship have made Hitech Grand Prix's Leonardo Pulcini the favourite as the series kicks off supporting Formula 1 in Barcelona this weekend...
17:00, 05/09/2019

Sprint lost more subscribers in a key segment of the industry than its three rivals combined Sprint's best bet for staying alive is to merge with T-Mobile. Never was that more apparent then after Sprint released its fiscal fourth-quarter earnings the other day. While T-Mobile continues to add net postpaid phone connections (656,000 in its la...
18:00, 05/08/2019

Jos Buttler’s consistency and carnage alarms England’s World Cup rivals • Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur ‘not sure how you bowl at him’• Buttler hits 50-ball century in ODI win at Southampton“I’m not sure how you bowl at Jos Buttler,” said the well-travelled coach of Pakistan, Mickey Arthur, before adding: “You won’t stop ...
20:26, 05/12/2019

Maximum Security owner issues $20 million challenge to rivals The owner of Maximum Security, the bay colt that finished first in the Kentucky Derby two weeks ago but was later disqualified, is so confident in his horse that he issued a $20 million challenge to several rivals on Friday....
01:13, 05/18/2019

South Sudan rivals delay forming unity government A lack of political will, financing and time constraints were the reasons for the power-sharing agreement's delay, but both sides said they were still committed to peace....
10:39, 05/04/2019

Sabre-toothed cats bit rivals in the head and punctured their skulls Two sabre-toothed cat skulls have holes in them that precisely match the cats’ famously long canine teeth, suggesting rival cats bit through the bone...
15:52, 05/20/2019

DTM rivals BMW and Audi praise Aston Martin's long-run pace Drivers from BMW and Audi believe that the R-Motorsport Aston Martin Vantage DTM can be a credible threat this season based on its long-run pace in the pre-season Lausitzring test...
18:39, 05/01/2019

Amazon speeds up shipping, but rivals' stores buck its challenge Amazon’s promise of one-day shipping threatens to upend the retail sector, but its rivals’ physical stores give the likes of Walmart and Target powerful assets that Amazon itself is scrambling to match....
17:13, 04/29/2019

Modi's war chest leaves India election rivals in the dust Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is flush with cash, giving his Hindu nationalist bloc a massive advantage over the main opposition Congress party as he seeks to win a second term in India's general election....
09:52, 05/01/2019

Ancient Japanese Queen Himiko may have Burned Animal Bones to Tell the Future Archaeologists believe that a burnt boar scapula found in the ruins of Makimuku in Japan in 2015 may tie the ancient shaman Queen Himiko and leaders of the Yamataikoku ruling establishment with the practice of burning animal bones to tell the future....
22:52, 05/17/2019

Trump and Japanese leader talk energy ahead of Iran oil deadline President Trump is set to discuss energy cooperation with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzō Abe when they meet on Friday, just days before the United States' May 1 deadline for ending purchases of oil from Iran....
13:13, 05/02/2019

RPT-FEATURE-K-Pop stardom lures Japanese youth to Korea despite diplomatic chill Yuuka Hasumi put high school in Japan on hold and flew to South Korea in February to try her chances at becoming a K-pop star, even if that means long hours of vocal and dance training, no privacy, no boyfriend, and even no phone....
04:13, 05/02/2019

Threat To Japanese Prince Underscores Royal Line's Succession Crisis Two kitchen knives have been found on the school desk of a young Japanese prince who one day stands to inherit the Chrysanthemum Throne, heightening security fears and underlining the vulnerability of......
06:52, 04/30/2019

Families of Japanese abductees urge PM Abe to enter negotiations with North Korea The families of Japanese nationals abducted by North Korea in the late 1970s called for the government to expedite negotiations for their release on Sunday....
00:00, 05/20/2019

FEATURE-K-Pop stardom lures Japanese youth to Korea despite diplomatic chill Yuuka Hasumi put high school in Japan on hold and flew to South Korea in February to try her chances at becoming a K-pop star, even if that means long hours of vocal and dance training, no privacy, no boyfriend, and even no phone....
02:00, 05/01/2019

Trump delays tariff decision on European and Japanese autos for 6 months The president had previously threatened to raise import tariffs on foreign cars as a matter of national security on May 18. It was announced that the decision over the hikes will be delayed for 180 days....
22:52, 05/17/2019

Footage Of Alleged Taiko No Tatsujin Robbery At Japanese Arcade [Update] Taiko no Tatsujin is one of Japan’s most iconic arcade games. Recently in Nagoya, two kids appear to have stuffed one of the drums into a plastic bag and walked out of the arcade....
15:13, 05/07/2019

Required gamer viewing: The history of M2’s Japanese retro-port empire You may not know Japanese game studio M2 by name, but you've probably played one of its retro-revival projects. [credit: My Life In Gaming ] ...
21:39, 05/20/2019

Juul, the San Francisco e-cigarette startup that city officials want to kick out, is trying to buy a 29-floor office tower in the heart of the city Getty E-cigarette startup Juul Labs is reportedly in talks to purchase a 29-floor building in downtown San Francisco as it struggles to house a rapidly growing workforce. The startup has come under intense scrutiny from federal and local officials f...
15:26, 05/02/2019

Cambridge offer for Romanian teen came to UK to be a rocket scientist A Romanian teenager who moved to Britain less than two years ago for a better education has been offered the chance to study at Cambridge University....
15:26, 05/01/2019

China's rocket start-ups go small in age of 'shoebox' satellites During initial tests of their 8.1-metre (27-foot) tall reusable rocket, Chinese engineers from LinkSpace, a start-up led by China's youngest space entrepreneur, used a Kevlar tether to ensure its safe return. Just in case....
14:49, 04/28/2019

The Obsessive, Tumultuous Lives of SpaceX Rocket Chasers In 2017 Ryan Chylinski quit his job and hit the road in a camper to photograph rockets. A full-time rocket chaser, he's helping dig up details on how SpaceX really works....
14:26, 05/10/2019

Spaghetti with rocket, anchovies and ricotta | A Kitchen in Rome A 14-minute meal of olives and rocket hiding in a tangle of spaghetti, and doused in anchovy oil and lemon-scented ricottaOne of the nine books that never leaves the overflowing shelf of my desk is Gillian Riley’s translation of a book by Giacomo Cas...
14:52, 05/01/2019

First private mission to the moon is launched on SpaceX rocket The moon has only ever been visited by government superpowers, but a small Israeli non-profit called SpaceIL is about to change that with its lunar lander...
19:00, 04/28/2019

NASA was sold faulty rocket parts for almost 20 years When the launch of NASA's Orbiting Carbon Observatory and Glory missions failed in 2009 and 2011, the agency said it was because their launch vehicle malfunctioned. The clamshell structure (called fairing) encapsulating the satellites as they tr...
14:39, 05/01/2019

Trump jawbones Fed on rates, wishing for rocket-like economy President Donald Trump on Tuesday launched his latest salvo at the Federal Reserve, saying the U.S. economy could go "up like a rocket" if the central bank were to cut interest rates....
21:52, 04/30/2019

Epic Acquires Rocket League Developer Psyonix On the spending spree to end all spending sprees, and apparently unable to buy the concepts of “cars” and “soccer” wholesale, Epic has settled for acquiring Psyonix, the developer of acclaimed car soccer game Rocket League....
16:26, 05/02/2019

Rocket Crashes Into Baghdad’s Green Zone Near U.S. Embassy (BAGHDAD) — A rocket crashed Sunday night in the Iraqi capital’s heavily fortified Green Zone, landing less than a mile from the sprawling U.S. Embassy, an Iraqi military spokesman said. The apparent attack, which Iraq’s state-run n...
22:13, 05/19/2019

The Morning After: Epic bought the maker of 'Rocket League' Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Are you ready for the first 5G-connected TV? Huawei may have one on the way; however, we're probably closer to seeing all of Google's Pixel 3a and the Moto Z4. Also, NASA uncovered a fraud scheme that ...
14:00, 05/02/2019

Biden holds campaign rally in Philadelphia as Democratic rivals prepare to take him on Since entering the race last month, Biden, 76, has largely ignored the other 23 contenders in the Democratic field, instead training his fire on Republican Trump....
20:00, 05/18/2019

Donald Trump Attacks Joe Biden More Than Other 2020 Rivals. Is He Afraid or Excited? One thing is clear: Donald Trump is tweeting a lot about Joe Biden. Among advisers to the former Democratic vice president, there’s a divide on whether that’s a sign that Trump is especially worried about facing the Democratic frontrunner...
00:39, 05/07/2019

Argentina's Macri seeks accord with rivals to calm volatile markets Argentine President Mauricio Macri is looking to strike an agreement with political rivals, including nemesis Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, in a bid to calm volatile markets ahead of presidential elections toward the end of the year....
03:26, 05/07/2019

Amazon raises stakes for rivals with one-day delivery goal after profit surge Amazon.com Inc plans to deliver packages to members of its loyalty club Prime in just one day, instead of two days, part of a spending ramp-up that may curb near-term profits and will up the ante for retail rivals such as Walmart Inc....
14:51, 04/28/2019

Roberto Duran and Esteban De Jesus: The enduring friendship between two fierce rivals It's 20 years since Esteban De Jesus, former world champion and hopeless heroin addict, died from AIDS. On his deathbed his ring rival Roberto Duran came to visit The post Roberto Duran and Esteban De Jesus: The enduring friendship between two fierce...
21:26, 05/12/2019

Trump skewers Buttigieg, 2020 Dem rivals at raucous Florida rally President Trump went after four of his Democratic opponents at a Florida campaign rally Wednesday night, smacking South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg especially hard for the first time....
05:52, 05/09/2019

Cancer-Drug Giant Roche Loses Edge as Rivals Grow Switzerland’s Roche Holding has enjoyed years as an unrivaled force in oncology. Now, with more companies piling into the space and its top-selling drugs losing sales to lower-cost copies, that is about to change....
16:52, 04/28/2019

UPDATE 3-Intel shares drop, three-year outlook seen lagging rivals Intel Corp shares declined 2.5 percent on Wednesday after executives forecast modest profit growth over the next three years, signaling it is likely to lag big rivals as the once-dominant chipmaker catches up in technology....
00:52, 05/09/2019

| Guardiola relentless as Man City's financial muscle pounds rivals into the ground Pep Guardiola looked on almost embarrassed as Manchester City put Watford to the sword with the biggest winning margin in a FA Cup final for 116 years....
14:26, 05/19/2019

South Sudan rivals agree on 6-month extension in peace deal South Sudan's once-warring parties on Friday agreed to delay key next steps in a fragile peace deal by six months after the main opposition warned it might walk away....
22:26, 05/03/2019

Nestle, rivals vie for big baby formula prize in China's smaller cities Nestle plans to launch a new line of baby formula in China this year under an existing brand, targeted at smaller cities, as the world's largest packaged food company tries to lengthen its lead in the world's biggest baby milk market....
00:26, 05/08/2019

These AirPods rivals are twice as cheap with competitive battery life and water resistance It's no longer a big secret that Apple has struck gold with its first "magical" generation of AirPods, following the incredibly popular wireless headphones with a refreshed model that also seems to be doing extremely well at the global box-office and...
01:13, 05/10/2019

Japanese Emperor Naruhito vows to follow father's lead as head monarch Japanese Emperor Naruhito said Wednesday he's filled with "solemnity" in assuming the responsibility of the nation's head monarch and vowed to follow his father's lead and act in accordance to the constitution....
12:39, 05/01/2019

Toyota says Trump's latest tariff threat shows Japanese investments in US 'not welcomed' The company's comments Friday come after the White House said U.S.Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer will "address the threatened impairment" of national security from auto imports....
00:52, 05/18/2019

Japanese bank MUFG rethinks policy on coal-fired power projects Japan's Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group will no longer provide financing for new coal-fired power generation projects after July 1, it said on Wednesday in a revised environmental and social policy framework....
14:39, 05/16/2019

A rising Japanese master spins sublime romance out of cinematic doubles in Asako I & II When we first see Asako (Erika Karata), the central character of Ryûsuke Hamaguchi’s Asako I & II, she’s milling about a photography exhibition titled Self And Others—though it’s not long before her attention wanders to a slouchy hunk whose name,...
21:26, 05/14/2019

Donald Trump welcomes Japanese PM Shinzo Abe to White House for trade talks President Donald Trump welcomed Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to the White House on Friday as the two leaders prepared for a weekend of trade talks....
14:53, 04/28/2019

As US-Iran Tension Simmers, Rocket Fired Near Iraq's US Embassy A rocket was fired into the Iraqi capital Baghdad's heavily fortified Green Zone, which houses government buildings and diplomatic missions, on Sunday night, falling near the US Embassy but causing no......
17:00, 05/20/2019

China to announce rules soon to regulate commercial rocket industry China's national space agency said on Tuesday it will soon announce rules to regulate commercial rocket manufacturing, test flights and launches, state media reported, as the number of private startups in the nascent sector surged in the past year....
14:49, 04/28/2019

Israel launches multiple airstrikes after Palestinian rocket attacks Six people have been killed in Gaza after Israel responded with airstrikes and tank fire to about 250 rockets being fired over the border by Palestinian militants on a day that has put further strain on an already fraying ceasefire.It was the second ...
22:00, 05/05/2019

Workers at KSC told they’ll be fired for taking rocket photos [Updated] Enlarge / In 2011, media representatives vie for the best positions for their camera tripods at Press Site 1 near Space Launch Complex 17B on Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. (credit: NASA) 4pm ET Tuesday Update: In an email, a spokeswoman for NA...
14:39, 05/02/2019

Pro-Iran Militias Denounce Rocket Strike Near U.S. Embassy in Iraq The pro-Iran groups are seeking to distance themselves from an attack that threatens to inflame tensions amid efforts to de-escalate a crisis between Washington and Tehran....
19:26, 05/20/2019

Rocket Lands in Baghdad's Green Zone, Where U.S. Embassy Is Located A rocket landed near the U.S. Embassy in the center of the Iraqi capital on Sunday, security officials said, an incident that comes amid already heightened tensions in the region after Washington warned of threats from Iran and its allies....
06:26, 05/20/2019

Wandering Earth: Rocket scientist explains how we could move our planet Enlarge (credit: NASA) In the Chinese science fiction film The Wandering Earth, recently released on Netflix, humanity attempts to change the Earth’s orbit using enormous thrusters in order to escape the expanding Sun—and prevent a collision with J...
18:00, 05/18/2019

Lockheed awarded $362.7M for Army's multiple launch rocket systems Lockheed Martin has been awarded a $362.7 million contract to supply the U.S. Army with multiple launch rocket system spares, improvements and other repair services....
15:00, 04/28/2019

SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy rocket has flown its first commercial flight The Falcon Heavy rocket’s maiden flight was last February, but now it has launched a satellite for a paying customer for the first time, which is a big step for SpaceX...
14:49, 04/28/2019

NASA's method of paying for its giant rocket belongs in the Apollo era Contracts that leave NASA meeting all the extra development costs for its Space Launch System make no sense when firms like SpaceX offer fixed-price flights...
14:49, 04/28/2019

FEATURE-China's rocket start-ups go small in age of 'shoebox' satellites During initial tests of their 8.1-metre (27-foot) tall reusable rocket, Chinese engineers from LinkSpace, a start-up led by China's youngest space entrepreneur, used a Kevlar tether to ensure its safe return. Just in case....
04:39, 04/29/2019

Rocket Fired Into Baghdad Green Zone Where Embassies Are Located A Katyusha rocket was fired Sunday into Baghdad's Green Zone housing government offices and embassies including the US mission, days after the United States evacuated staff from Iraq citing threats......
12:00, 05/20/2019

Rocket attack hits near US Embassy in Baghdad's Green Zone A rocket crashed Sunday night in the Iraqi capital's heavily fortified Green Zone, landing less than a mile from the sprawling U.S. Embassy, an Iraqi military spokesman said....
23:26, 05/19/2019

Rocket fired into Iraqi capital's 'Green Zone', no casualties A rocket was fired into the Iraqi capital Baghdad's heavily-fortified Green Zone, which houses government buildings and foreign embassies, on Sunday but caused no casualties, the Iraqi military said....
03:13, 05/20/2019

Palestinians step up rocket attacks as Israel strikes Gaza Israeli forces struck dozens of targets throughout Gaza, including militant sites that the military said were concealed in homes or residential areas.        ...
19:39, 05/05/2019

Israeli military answers Gaza rocket attack with airstrikes GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — The Israeli military says Palestinian militants are firing rockets from the Gaza Strip. The army said Saturday that sirens warning of incoming projectiles sounded several times in southern Israel. In response, Israeli aircraft...
10:26, 05/04/2019

Gaza violence escalates after militants launch rocket attacks Gaza militants fired more than 400 rockets at Israel over the past day in one of the deadliest escalations in in years. The clashes included the first Israeli fatality from rocket fire since 2014....
10:26, 05/05/2019

Gaza-Israel violence flares into second day with rocket attacks, air strikes Gaza militants fired more than 250 rockets into Israeli towns and villages through Saturday, while Israel hit back with tank shelling and air strikes that Palestinian officials said killed four people....
00:13, 05/05/2019

Israeli man killed by rocket fire from Gaza as violence worsens An early morning rocket from the Gaza Strip killed an Israeli man Sunday outside a home in the coastal city of Ashkelon amid a massive wave of attacks, marking the first Israeli casualty from rocket fire since the 2014 war with Hamas militants....
14:52, 05/05/2019

NASA to perform key test of the SLS rocket, necessitating a delay in its launch Enlarge / NASA conducts a full-power, full-duration 650-second RS-25 engine test on the A-1 Test Stand at Stennis Space Center. (credit: NASA) For much of March and April, in response to a desire from the Trump administration to accelerate develop...
14:39, 05/02/2019

Company Sold NASA Faulty Rocket Parts for Almost 20 Years As comforting as it can be to know you’re not the only person in the world who has desperately screwed up today, it can be, uh, pretty disconcerting to learn that NASA messed up way worse. As in, buying faulting rocket parts for two whole entire deca...
12:13, 05/02/2019

Triumph Proves That Bigger Is Better With Limited Production 2.5-liter Rocket 3 TFC The British are usually quiet and reserved, but when they decide to go wild things like this happen. There are zero situations where anyone would need a 2,500cc three-cylinder engine with 168 horsepower and 163 lb-ft of torque, but Triumph’s Factory ...
18:00, 05/05/2019

Gaza-Israel hostilities flare with rocket attacks, air strikes Gaza militants fired dozens of rockets into Israel on Saturday and an Israeli air strike killed one Palestinian gunman as hostilities flared across the border for a second day....
15:39, 05/04/2019

Firefly has successfully tested the upper stage of its Alpha rocket Last Thursday Firefly Aerospace tested the second stage of its Alpha rocket. [credit: Edwards Media ] Last Thursday, on a green expanse at t...
14:39, 05/02/2019

Epic Games acquires Rocket League studio Psyonix The Fortnite creator is growing its stable of developers with the new acquisition. Psyonix is best known for its popular Rocket League multiplayer game.Read More...
14:26, 05/02/2019

Starbucks CEO calls Chinese rivals' use of discounts unsustainable as Luckin Coffee prepares for IPO Starbucks is facing increased competition in China, particularly from upstart Luckin Coffee, but CEO Kevin Johnson remains optimistic about its long-term success....
15:39, 04/28/2019

Biden holds U.S. election kick-off rally as Democratic rivals sharpen attacks Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden on Saturday will hold a presidential-style rally intended to make his march toward becoming the Democrat to take on President Donald Trump seem inevitable, even as rivals search for ways to slow him down....
13:00, 05/18/2019

Wheels: Tesla Got an Early Lead, but Luxury Electric Rivals Are Racing to Catch Up Several months ago, Jaguar introduced the I-Pace sport utility vehicle, and more rival electrics will soon be available from Audi, Mercedes, Porsche and Volvo....
17:00, 04/28/2019

Maximum Security owner issues $20 million challenge to Kentucky Derby rivals The owner of Maximum Security on Friday issued a multimillion-dollar bet to the owners of four race horses who benefited from his horse’s disqualification from this year’s Kentucky Derby....
03:13, 05/18/2019

The first Chinese automaker sets sights on US with start-up Zotye taking on big rivals in Detroit With a name that few Americans will likely know how to pronounce — it's Zoh-tee, not Zot-yee — a small budget and even less brand equity than bigger Chinese brands like BYD, Geely or Great Wall, there are plenty of skeptics....
19:00, 05/08/2019

Japanese tourist, husband accused of sexually assaulting woman in Hawaii hotel room HONOLULU — A Japanese tourist and her husband lured another visitor from Japan to their Waikiki hotel room and sexually assaulted her, according to court documents. Prosecutors charged Nagisa and Darrell Dorch with multiple counts of sexual assault. ...
13:00, 05/08/2019

Ex-MLB star Daisuke Matsuzaka disciplined by Japanese team for playing golf on practice day: report Former Major League Baseball star Daisuke Matsuzaka was reportedly disciplined by his Japanese league team for playing golf on a scheduled practice day....
19:39, 05/17/2019

Canadian and Japanese leaders tout benefits of Pacific trade deal that Trump abandoned The leaders of Canada and Japan on Sunday touted the benefits of a Pacific trade deal that U.S. President Donald Trump walked away from and said the pact should serve as a model for future agreements....
23:26, 04/28/2019

Israel scales back Gaza fishing zone after rocket fire The Israeli military says it's scaling back the permitted fishing zone off the Mediterranean coast of Gaza following a rocket attack from the strip the previous day....
11:52, 04/30/2019

North Korea Tested Rocket Launchers And "Tactical Guided Weapons" North Korea's state media said Sunday that leader Kim Jong Un had overseen a rocket and tactical guided weapons test, after the drill Saturday raised concerns Pyongyang was escalating provocations......
18:52, 05/05/2019

Olympics: Alternative organization for Tokyo boxing 'not rocket science' - Bach Olympic chief Thomas Bach believes an alternative organization could run the boxing competition at next year's Tokyo Olympics if recognition is withdrawn from the sport's amateur governing body AIBA....
08:26, 05/04/2019

Canadarm 2 to perform ‘cosmic catch’ when SpaceX rocket arrives at ISS with supplies A Falcon rocket raced into the pre-dawn darkness on Saturday, carrying a Dragon capsule with about 2,500 kilograms of goods. This recycled Dragon - which is making its second space voyage - is due to arrive at the orbiting lab early Monday....
01:13, 05/05/2019

SpaceX Launches a Mega Rocket and Successfully Lands All Three Boosters for the First Time (CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla.) — SpaceX launched its second supersized rocket and for the first time landed all three boosters Thursday, a year after sending up a sports car on the initial test flight. The new and improved Falcon Heavy thundered into t...
14:49, 04/28/2019

Epic buys Psyonix, will halt sales of 'Rocket League' on Steam Epic's determination to score exclusives for its game store now includes buying well-known studios. The company has acquired Rocket League creator Psyonix for an unspecified amount, and will bring the vehicular soccer game to the Epic Games Sto...
00:26, 05/02/2019

After a decade, NASA finally reveals root cause of two failed rocket launches Enlarge / At Vandenberg Air Force Base in 2009, two cranes have raised NASA's Orbiting Carbon Observatory, or OCO, spacecraft to vertical. OCO would later be lifted and attached to the waiting Stage 0 motor of the Taurus XL launch vehicle in the towe...
14:39, 05/02/2019

North Korea says recent rocket drill was 'regular and self-defensive': KCNA North Korea's "strike drill" last week at which leader Kim Jong Un oversaw the launch of rockets and at least one short-range ballistic missile was "regular and self-defensive," the country's foreign ministry said on Wednesday....
21:26, 05/08/2019

Eliud Kipchoge targets immortality as lack of marathon rivals forces him into fight against the clock It was announced on Sunday night that the superhuman Eliud Kipchoge's next attempt to go where no man has before will take place this autumn, with a second dedicated assault on the world's first sub-two hour marathon....
18:52, 05/07/2019

This $69,000 RAM 1500 pickup truck rivals the Chevy Silverado and the Ford F-150 — here are its coolest features (FCAU) Matthew DeBord/BI The 2019 RAM 1500 is the truck maker's all-new entry in the full-size-pickup wars, taking on the mighty Ford F-150 and the Chevy Silverado. The RAM 1500 I reviewed was a "Laramie Longhorn" edition with a stout Hemi V8. This luxurio...
19:26, 05/01/2019

UN urges ‘maximum restraint’ as Israel-Hamas tensions rise over rocket attack The UN Secretary-General said he was “gravely concerned” by the firing of a rocket from Gaza deep into Israel on Monday which reportedly injured seven people, including three children, north of the capital Tel Aviv....
15:52, 04/28/2019

Rocket League could ditch Steam after Epic Games buys developer Psyonix The feud between PC gaming storefronts Steam and the Epic Games Store is still burning bright, with the latter recently throwing down the gauntlet and suggesting it would drop its controversial pursuit of exclusive titles if Steam is willing to pay g...
06:13, 05/02/2019

Triumph Rocket 3 TFC Breaks Cover With World's Largest Engine On A Production Motorcycle It wasn't until recently that we realised we needed a behemoth motorcycle in our garage. But it wasn't until recently either that Triumph Motorcycles pulled the veil off the new Rocket III TFC.......
15:26, 05/06/2019

Elon Musk's SpaceX sends world's most powerful rocket on first commercial flight The most powerful operational rocket in the world, SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy, launched its first commercial mission on Thursday from Florida in a key demonstration for billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk's space company in the race to grasp lucrative mili...
14:49, 04/28/2019

North Korea: Multiple rocket launchers, tactical guided weapons tested North Korea on Sunday acknowledged it tested multiple rocket launchers and tactical guided weapons one day earlier in a "strike drill" to test their effectiveness....
21:26, 05/05/2019

North Korean leader Kim oversaw testing of multiple rocket launchers: KCNA North Korea has conducted a "strike drill" for multiple launchers, firing tactical guided weapons into the East Sea in a military drill supervised by leader Kim Jong Un on Saturday, the North's state media reported on Sunday....
07:00, 05/05/2019

Baghdad's Green Zone targeted in rocket attack, no casualties reported, military says A large explosion was heard in central Baghdad on Sunday night after an apparent rocket attack on the Iraqi capital's heavily fortified Green Zone but no casualties were reported, according to officials....
23:26, 05/19/2019

North Korea Tests Multiple Rocket Launchers In "Strike Drill": Report North Korea has tested long-range multiple rocket launchers and tactical guided weapons in a "strike drill" overseen by leader Kim Jong Un, state media said Sunday....
00:39, 05/05/2019

Israel strikes Gaza targets in response to Palestinian heavy rocket fire Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip fired scores of rockets into southern Israel Saturday, prompting an Israeli response with airstrikes and tank fire....
03:52, 05/05/2019

Derby defeat West Brom to earn play-off semi-final against Spygate rivals Leeds “Leeds United, we’re coming for you,” sang the Derby fans in anticipation of the delicious playoff semi-final coming up after Frank Lampard’s side confirmed their top-six place with a 3-1 win against West Brom. Over the next few days you will no doub...
19:13, 05/05/2019

Democratic rivals attack Joe Biden over report he prefers 'middle ground' climate change policy Fellow 2020 Democratic presidential candidates and activist groups attacked former Vice President Joe Biden on Friday for being insufficiently devoted to combating climate change after a news report said Biden prefers a “middle ground” policy....
21:52, 05/10/2019

Rocket Report: NASA considers Falcon 9 triple header, Indiana pol eyes Moon Enlarge / A Falcon 9 rocket launches from Vandenberg Air Force Base. (credit: Aurich Lawson/SpaceX) Welcome to Edition 1.48 of the Rocket Report! Mostly good news this week, with launch-related successes in Japan, the United States, and New Zealand...
18:39, 05/10/2019

Will Rocket League be removed from Steam? When will Psyonix game move to Epic Games Store? Rocket League developer Psyonix has announced it will be joining Epic in to publish its game on the Epic Games Store - but what does that mean for the future of the game on the Steam platform?...
17:26, 05/02/2019

North Korea holds ‘strike drill’ of rocket launchers, tactical guided weapons: report Following reports that North Korea launched multiple short-range “projectiles,” this weekend, state-run media on Sunday said the rogue regime had performed a “defense units” test of its rocket launchers and tactical guided weapons....
03:52, 05/05/2019

Biden expands lead over rivals for 2020 U.S. presidential nomination despite lack of support from millennials: Reuters/Ipsos poll Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden has expanded his lead over a wide field of candidates for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination by 5 percentage points since he entered the race in late April, according to a monthly Reuters/Ipsos poll....
20:00, 05/15/2019

North Korea's Kim Jong Un oversees testing of multiple rocket launchers, tells troops to 'keep high alert posture' The leader of the Hermit Kingdom supervised a "strike drill" of long-range multiple rocket launchers and unspecified tactical guided weapons into the East Sea on Saturday while telling troops to remains on alert, North Korean state media said....
15:52, 05/05/2019

Liverpool's epic Barcelona win rivals best of Anfield's glory nights Great feats happen too often at Anfield to be an accident. The old ground has seen some phenomenal exploits and the 4-0 defeat of Barcelona on Tuesday ranks up there with the very best....
14:52, 05/08/2019

'Borderlands 3' hands-on: More of the same, but in space Borderlands 3 is achingly familiar. It's as if Gearbox distilled the grimy, viscous essence of Borderlands into a crisp new game highlighting the core aspects of the franchise, battle royale be damned. As most studios are focused on adding onli...
20:52, 05/01/2019

How to Celebrate National Space Day Tonight, step outside, look up at the sky and—assuming you’re in a location that is low on light pollution—appreciate the view of the stars. Because guys, it’s National Space Day....
21:26, 05/03/2019

The new space race – podcast The science writer Philip Ball has always been fascinated by space. He looks at the latest missions to the moon and beyond. And: Carole Cadwalladr on why she used her TED talk to tell tech billionaires they had broken democracyPhilip Ball was six yea...
09:13, 05/07/2019

No Jeff, We Don't Need to Go to Space to Save Humanity I love space. I am very excited for humans to explore space more, and I’m even okay with us going back to the Moon for starters. Space is a vast frontier of scientific discoveries waiting to be made; a chance for us to probe the mysteries of the univ...
20:13, 05/10/2019

CHEAP: Daaaamn, the KEF SPACE ONE headphones have $250 (!!!) off Welcome to CHEAP, our series about things that are good, but most of all, cheap. CHEAP! I love headphones. Not only do I not go anywhere without a pair, but they just bring me endless joy. Listening to great sounding music is brilliant – and I’m sure...
15:00, 05/11/2019

Going to space is a real pain in the back A six-month stay on the International Space Station can be a pain in the back for astronauts. While they may gain up to 2 inches in height temporarily, that effect is accompanied by a weakening of the muscles supporting the spine, according to a new ...
14:51, 04/28/2019

There’s so much junk in space that our satellites will soon be at risk We have been leaving debris in space for 60 years. Our continuing exploration of the cosmos may rely on a bizarre array of nets, lasers and gecko-like grippers...
19:00, 04/28/2019

The race to build a space internet available to anyone, anywhere Tech billionaires are building a wireless, orbiting internet accessible in even the deepest jungle. The first satellites are already up - but do we really want it?...
15:26, 05/02/2019

Selfish motives must not imperil the new space age As Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos and Donald Trump rush to return people to space, we need to make sure nationalism and rivalries don’t mortgage the solar system’s future...
12:13, 05/20/2019

How can I increase my laptop’s storage space? Marex has run out of space for music and graphic design work; thankfully, adding an SSD is easy I use a Dell 15-5577 laptop with 8GB of memory for music production and graphic design. The problem is that its 256GB SSD is not enough to store all my pr...
10:26, 05/16/2019

Richest Man on Earth Wants to Do Space Colonies This is the richest man in the world. The market has assigned Jeff Bezos a value of more than everyone else ever. And this is what he spends his time dreaming up....
05:52, 05/10/2019

Man Pledges to Send Dead Cat Into Space, Whether You Help Him or Not An Oregon cat lover has vowed to memorialize his late feline friend Pikachu by sending the dead cat’s cremated remains into space so it can orbit the planet and eventually fall back toward earth, disintegrating into the ether in a blaze. Ashes to ash...
15:26, 04/28/2019

Okadoc wants to disrupt the healthcare space Finding the right doctor can take some time if you are not familiar with the medical care available in the area. It could also be challenging to get an appointment with a doctor in the UAE despite the country offering hi-tech healthcare industry and ...
11:39, 05/07/2019

How to Quickly Free Up Space on Your Windows PC Windows: The concept of “spring cleaning” fills me with dread. Organizing your archives of stuff—physical or digital—is a lot easier to do as a year-round activity, rather than on one terrible day (or days) when it’s pretty outside and you’d rather b...
00:26, 05/08/2019

2 synagogue shooting victims escaped Gaza rocket attacks: ‘We came from fire to fire’ A family member of two injured victims in Saturday’s shooting at a synagogue in a San Diego, California city said his family had moved there from a town in Israel near the Gaza border amid constant rocket attacks....
18:52, 04/28/2019

Epic acquires Rocket League studio, bringing game to Epic’s store this year Enlarge / The blue car represents Psyonix leaping over Steam's... orange car? Look, it's a loose metaphor. Work with me here, people. In a surprise move today, Epic Games announced it has "signed a definitive agreement" to acquire San Diego-based ...
13:13, 05/02/2019

Night fishing with light-up lures that can be seen from space In this stunning photo snapped from the International Space Station, green LED fishing lures light up the night in the Gulf of Thailand and the Andaman Sea...
17:00, 04/28/2019

There's An Actual Satellite In Space Called "XCOM" Hello, Commander. We have received reports that the US Naval Research Laboratory has launched two new satellites into orbit around the Earth. One of them is called: XCOM....
04:52, 05/09/2019

The Ballpark Is The Great American Public Space Is a ballpark a place to watch baseball, a theme park, a microcosm of its city, or something else entirely? It’s an open question that stretches back to the late 19th century, when enclosed ballparks, flanked by cheaply constructed wooden bleachers, ...
21:13, 05/14/2019

What happened when one twin went to space and the other stayed home? Astronaut twin brothers Scott and Mark Kelly took part in a unique space travel experiment and it turns out that space changes your urine but not your faeces...
14:49, 04/28/2019

Weatherwatch: giant whirlpool monitored from space The Great Whirl, off the coast of Somalia, is believed to influence the Indian monsoon. Piracy in the area makes it difficult for scientists to studyEvery spring a giant whirlpool – the size of Colorado – forms off the coast of East Africa. The “Grea...
10:39, 05/11/2019

The next ‘gold rush’ will happen in space, but should we try to prevent it? Earth is a pretty big place, but it has a finite amount of resources. Mining companies that seek to exploit untouched parts of our planet are quickly running out of places to dig, and scientists belive it won’t be long before both private corpo...
07:13, 05/14/2019

AI could monitor farms from space to look for illegal pollution AI can find farms from space. The technique is being used to monitor some farms in Europe and may eventually be able to flag those that break the law...
21:13, 04/28/2019

First Mother To Go To Space Was Pregnant When NASA's Offer Came The moment Anna Lee Fisher had been waiting for came on a hot summer afternoon in 1983. Five years had passed since Fisher and five other women were chosen to become America's first female astronauts.......
05:13, 05/12/2019

Your garden or balcony space could win you £1,000 worth of prizes It couldn't be easier to enter. Just upload one picture of your finished garden makeover to be in with a chance to be featured in the Evening Standard and win prizes worth over £1,000....
00:52, 05/14/2019

US and Luxembourg sign 'space commerce' pact The current US government relishes the thought of bringing business to space, and it's now eager to make deals with countries that share the same dreams. The US has signed a memorandum of understanding with Luxembourg in a bid to cooperate furt...
02:13, 05/11/2019

Kentucky Hemp Seeds to be Studied in Space CLARK COUNTY, KY (Lex 18) – Some are calling it the future of Kentucky agriculture, and now it’s no question hemp is firmly planted in the space age. Kentucky hemp seeds arrived at the International Space Station Monday. The seeds were on...
10:13, 05/07/2019

Inside the new space race: Who’ll be the first back to the moon? Nations from the US to China and companies such as Elon Musk’s SpaceX are vying to leave Earth again. But why – and are we ready for a second space age?...
14:13, 05/15/2019

Can Jeff Bezos Make Money in Space? The Amazon founder’s Blue Origin has expanded dramatically in the past three years as it looks to be a player in the lucrative market for government and commercial business....
17:13, 05/20/2019

Six suborbital research payloads from MIT fly to space and back Blast off! MIT made its latest foray into research in space on May 2 via six payloads from the Media Lab Space Exploration Initiative, tucked into Blue Origin’s New Shepard reusable space vehicle that took off from a launchpad in West Texas. It wa...
23:26, 05/03/2019

We need to rediscover the wonder of space exploration to save Earth Going into space invites us to consider our position as the dominant species on a fragile planet, and how hard we must fight for it, says Richard Webb...
23:39, 05/15/2019

Teen girls prepare for space launch Teenage girls have designed Africa's first private satellite due to launch into space in 2017. It's hoped it can monitor and find answers to South Africa's drought crisis....
14:51, 04/28/2019

Space mice — NASA's rodent astronauts NASA has sent mice to the ISS to learn more about the effects of microgravity and how humans would fare on long space trips like voyages to Mars. This most recent experiment is far from the first rodent space mission....
16:26, 05/01/2019

How Donald Trump ruined a space art project The Orbital Reflector should have been a celestial triumph. Until the US president and his government shutdown became involvedName: The Orbital Reflector.Age: Dead on arrival. Continue reading......
05:13, 05/08/2019

Elon Musk's SpaceX or a superpower: Who'll win the new space race? Nations from the US to China and companies such as Elon Musk’s SpaceX are vying to leave Earth again. But why – and are we ready for a second space age?...
14:52, 05/17/2019

Make Space for Your Bicycle on the Road With a Pool Noodle If your city doesn’t have bike lanes, it’s up to every car that passes you on your bike to determine how much space to give you. They often suck at it. But you can reclaim some space—specifically, the safe passing distance—by strapping a pool noodle ...
00:13, 05/21/2019

Virgin Galactic reaches space again - this time with a passenger The first test passenger has gone to the edge of space aboard Virgin Galactic’s Unity space plane, a key milestone in the firm’s quest to send paying customers to space...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Yep, a space rock definitely hit the Moon during January’s lunar eclipse Back in January skywatchers were treated to a gorgeous lunar eclipse that was visible across multiple continents. It made headlines as the “Super Blood Wolf Moon,” which is just a bunch of silly nicknames packed together, but the event wa...
12:00, 05/02/2019

Space station experiment could hint at a cure to aging Like every other living creature on the planet, our bodies are slaves to the endless march of time. There’s nothing we can to do stop it — at least not yet — and eventually we’ll fall apart just like everything that has come b...
01:00, 05/10/2019

'Organs on chips' set for launch to the International Space Station The next resupply mission to the International Space Station will contain sophisticated ‘organs-on-chips’ designed to provide valuable scientific data for future human spaceflight and diseases on Earth....
01:52, 05/01/2019

Joe Biden Will Need to Be a ‘Better Judge’ of Personal Space, Says Wife Jill Former Vice President Joe Biden will have to be a better judge of how he reacts when people approach him, his wife Jill Biden said in an interview with ABC’s Good Morning America Monday in response to recent allegations of inappropriate touchin...
20:26, 04/30/2019

At last, US dream of resuming human space launches are within reach For nearly a decade the US has relied on Russia to get its astronauts into space. With the test of SpaceX's crew capsule, it looks set to bring launches home again soon...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Mini universes could be constantly exploding at every point in space If every point in space acts like a tiny universe, growing and then shrinking, it could explain our universe’s expansion and solve one of physics’ biggest problems...
18:26, 05/20/2019

Space tourism a step closer to reality in New Mexico British billionaire Richard Branson and his space-tourism company Virgin Galactic announced new steps Friday toward offering thrill rides into the low reaches of space for paying passengers....
23:39, 05/10/2019

Pak Science Minister Says Pakistan Sent Hubble To Space; Gets Trolled Pakistan's Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhry was mercilessly trolled by Twitterati after he claimed that the Hubble Space Telescope was sent into space by the country's aeronautics......
19:00, 05/06/2019

Bezos to unveil private space company secrets Jeff Bezos, founder and chief executive of Amazon and the world's richest man, is set to bring his private space firm out of the dark at an event on Thursday....
12:26, 05/09/2019

International Space Station hit by major power shortage SpaceX delivery delayed after old power-switching unit malfunctions The International Space Station has been hit by a major power shortage that has forced a delivery from SpaceX to be delayed.SpaceX was supposed to launch a shipment on Wednesday. But...
22:00, 05/01/2019

Jill Biden: Joe has changed, knows to 'back off and give people space' Noting that "times have changed," Dr. Jill Biden said that her husband, former Vice President Joe Biden, had to "back off" from expressing the type of physical affection that was so common to his family background....
22:26, 05/07/2019

'I quit my job. Drink gushed into the space I left for it': confessions of an alcoholic After years of lying to colleagues and loved ones, could I get sober?Late summer, 2005. A hot evening. All the windows are open and I’m watching a film in the living room with my fiancee. When the film finishes, I go through to the bedroom. Nothing l...
18:26, 05/10/2019

See What Could've Opened Deep Space Nine Season 8 in an Exclusive Clip From What We Left Behind It’s a miracle that Deep Space Nine got to do what it did with the Star Trek franchise for seven seasons. But what if the series had continued on in the wake of the Dominion War? Part of the incoming extensive documentary What We Left Behind wants to...
07:52, 04/30/2019

The biggest breakthrough in agriculture to help feed the planet may come from outer space The No. 1 company on the CNBC Disruptor 50 list for 2019 is Indigo Ag, a start-up that's out to feed the world and help farmers make a good living without harming the planet. The key to its growth is hidden in the stars....
16:26, 05/15/2019

Don’t miss: Earth from space, asteroid workouts and nature’s giants Watch a new series charting our planet from above, read all about the biggest living things, fend off space rocks for fun, plus more picks for your diary...
17:00, 04/28/2019

Astronaut Terry Virts: How Apollo 11 inspired my space journey Terry Virts was just a year old when Neil Armstrong took and Buzz Aldrin took their historic first steps on the Moon. A few years later, the epic Apollo 11 mission sparked a lifelong passion for space in the youngster, laying the foundations for his ...
23:26, 05/01/2019

Don't miss: Visualising inequality, space comms and a rare pregnancy See society through virtual lenses, explore how space links thawed the cold war, hear why a man became pregnant, plus other vital dates for your diary...
14:51, 04/28/2019

Giant hole in the Martian atmosphere is venting all its water into space There's a hole in the Martian atmosphere that opens once every two years, venting the planet's limited water supply into space — and dumping the rest of the water at the planet's poles....
08:26, 05/16/2019

Don't miss: Space thrills, wooden guts and the rise of esports Enjoy space thrills and spills from your armchair, visit some wooden human innards – and discover the surprise spectator sport that's second only to football...
14:51, 04/28/2019

SpaceX delays launch to freshly repaired space station CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — SpaceX has delayed a supply run to the International Space Station, back to full power after quick repairs. A Falcon rocket was poised to blast off from Cape Canaveral, Florida, early Friday, with a Dragon cargo capsule. B...
11:39, 05/03/2019

SpaceX shipment reaches space station after weekend launch CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A SpaceX shipment has arrived at the International Space Station following a weekend launch. The Dragon capsule reached the orbiting complex Monday, delivering 5,500 pounds (2,500 kilograms) of equipment and experiments. C...
15:00, 05/06/2019

SpaceX launches supplies to space station after power delays CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — SpaceX has launched a load of supplies to the International Space Station, running at full power following repairs. A Falcon rocket blasted off from Florida early Saturday, carrying a Dragon capsule with 5,500 pounds (2,50...
11:26, 05/04/2019

Scientists have created a new space blanket inspired by squid skin Scientists developed a new kind of space blanket that was inspired by the skin of sea creatures like squid and cuttlefish.        ...
22:39, 04/29/2019

NASA’s deep-space mission to a $10 quintillion all-metal world The unique metal asteroid Psyche may be a space miner's fantasy – but there are better reasons to want to visit it, says mission leader Lindy Elkins-Tanton...
17:00, 04/28/2019

Scientists confirm that a space rock hit the Moon during the lunar eclipse Enlarge / The flash from the impact of a meteoroid on the eclipsed Moon in early 2019, seen as the dot at top left. (credit: J. M. Madiedo / MIDAS) On January 19, 2019, a lunar eclipse dazzled observers throughout the Americas (and a sliver of Afri...
14:39, 05/02/2019

'Just like a real office': workers use public parking as co-working space WePark is a radical rethinking of city space, which started in San Francisco and has spread as far afield as Toulouse, Bristol, LA and Portland“If we were designing cities from scratch, would we choose to create the car-centric, parking-dominated spa...
18:13, 05/04/2019

Our most pressing space mission is to clear decades of orbiting junk Sixty years ago, the focus was on getting more objects into orbit. Today, the top priority is working out how technology can bring them back down again...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Space exploration exhibit for Apollo 11 opens at Ohio museum CINCINNATI (AP) — A new permanent exhibit focusing on space exploration and the Ohio native who was the first person to walk on the moon has opened at a Cincinnati museum. The Neil Armstrong Space Exploration Gallery opened May 6 in the Cincinnati Mu...
19:00, 05/12/2019

Ain’t Too Proud to Sing: Claiming Black Space on the Great White Way Two days ago, the Broadway show Ain’t Too Proud: The Life and Times of the Temptations was nominated for 12 Tony Awards. For those who don’t follow the Great White Way, this is big. Big! For those of you who do, you know that this grand spotlight mea...
18:52, 05/02/2019

BBC Earth from Space: satellite images give new view on conservation The BBC's new documentary, Earth from Space, explores how scientists use satellite imagery to view and understand some of nature's biggest challenges...
14:49, 04/28/2019

Hubble spots giant 'buckyballs' jiggling like Jell-O in space The Hubble Space Telescope recently spied new evidence of a peculiar molecule: wiggly buckyballs, which have intrigued astrophysicists since they were discovered in space nearly a decade ago....
19:13, 05/02/2019

What I Love: Elizabeth Marvel on Sharing Space With Curiosities and Ghosts The actor known for her roles in “Homeland” and “King Lear” calls an industrial loft in Brooklyn home. But she and her family may not be the only occupants....
11:52, 05/14/2019

SpaceX delivered 5,500 lbs of cargo to the International Space Station today A SpaceX Dragon cargo spacecraft successfully made its way to the International Space Station (ISS), with approximately 5,500 lbs of NASA cargo and science experiments. It launched Sunday from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida, and it arriv...
07:13, 05/07/2019

Here's Everything Jeff Bezos Said to Convince Humanity That Space Colonies Are the Future Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, the wealthiest man on the planet, gave an hour-long presentation yesterday about his plans for humanity’s future living on the moon and in space colonies. It was a bit like watching a monologue from a sci-fi movie in a lot ...
23:39, 05/10/2019

Blue Origin's New Shepard space vehicle launches Blue Origin's New Shepard space vehicle completed a launch and landing Thursday from a West Texas launch site carrying 38 microgravity research payloads to space. (May 2)        ...
23:00, 05/02/2019

Fly me to the moon: Germany eyes slice of lucrative space market BERLIN Reuters) - Facing tough competition from China, the United States and even tiny Luxembourg, Germany is racing to draft new laws and attract private investment to secure a slice of an emerging space market that could be worth $1 trillion a year...
23:13, 04/28/2019

Don't miss: Apollo 11 recalled, mapping galaxies and a space thriller Catch a podcast about the first moon landing, read about the Milky Way’s crowded backyard, and play the part of an AI in a game set on a malfunctioning space station...
18:26, 05/18/2019

Space exploration indie ‘Outer Wilds’ hits Xbox One and PC May 30th Open-world space exploration indie Outer Wilds will arrive on Xbox One and the Epic Games Store May 30th. It emerged last week the crowdfunded Mobius Digital title would be a timed exclusive for the Epic Store. Outer Wilds will arrive on other platfo...
21:13, 05/20/2019

Oh, brother! NASA twins study shows how space changes the human body An American astronaut experienced multiple biological changes in space but returned to normal - with some exceptions - after coming back to Earth, according to a study involving twin brothers that shed light on how space flight affects the human body...
14:49, 04/28/2019

SpaceX finally delivered space station supplies after a week of delays Not many things went right for NASA and SpaceX last week. Their desire to send a routine resupply mission, CRS-17, to the International Space Station was squashed by multiple glitches — first with the ISS itself and then with a SpaceX drone shi...
06:00, 05/07/2019

Tissue chip headed to International Space Station for osteoarthritis study On May 4, a National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS)-supported tissue-chip system with direct clinical applications to health conditions here on Earth was launched on the SpaceX CRS 17/Falcon 9 rocket. Hundreds of millions of peo...
22:39, 05/07/2019

NASA’s latest space station resupply launch set back to Friday This week's resupply mission to the International Space Station, CRS-17, has moved back to early Friday morning while an electrical issue on ISS is evaluated....
22:00, 04/30/2019

Ariana Grande Visits NASA Space Center and Dresses the Part Ariana Grande's Saturday was out of this world! The 25-year-old pop star visited NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas, a day before her concert in the city. And she......
03:00, 05/20/2019

NASA's Astrobee cube robot completes first hardware tests in space NASA just inched closer to having robots take care of spacecraft. The agency recently completed its first hardware checkouts for Bumble (above), one of three Astrobee robots that will research automated caretaking aboard the International Space Stat...
11:52, 05/19/2019

NASA delays SpaceX’s ISS resupply mission over space station glitch It’s only been a little over a week since a static test fire of SpaceX’s Crew Dragon resulted in what appeared to be the complete destruction of the vehicle. SpaceX and NASA both cited the issue as an “anomaly” and have yet to...
12:00, 05/02/2019

China, Pakistan Sign Agreements On Space Exploration, Manned Missions China and Pakistan have signed an agreement on space exploration, marking a new phase in space science cooperation including manned missions between the all-weather allies....
03:26, 04/30/2019

SpaceX shipment reaches International Space Station after weekend launch CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — A SpaceX shipment arrived at the International Space Station on Monday with a “cosmic catch” by a pair of Canadians. The Dragon capsule delivered 5,500 pounds of equipment and experiments. Canadian astronaut David Saint-Jacques...
01:00, 05/07/2019

NASA Announces Tenth Round of Candidates for CubeSat Space Missions NASA has selected and prioritized 16 small research satellites from 10 states to fly as auxiliary payloads aboard space missions planned to launch in 2020, 2021 and 2022....
16:39, 04/28/2019

Jeff Bezos unveils his sweeping vision for humanity’s future in space Jeff Bezos, owner of Blue Origin, spoke Thursday during an unveiling of his Blue Moon lunar lander. [credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images ] WASH...
10:26, 05/10/2019

Space station experiment seeks to slow aging process using nanoparticles An experiment aboard the International Space Station is testing the potential for man-made nanoparticles to be used in the fight against free radicals, which are one of the biggest culprits of cell damage....
17:39, 05/10/2019

Range Rover Astronaut Edition launched for space flight customers Range Rover Astronaut Edition Revamped version of Range Rover Autobiography features exclusive design tweaks, will only be offered to Virgin Galactic flyers Land Rover’s Special Vehicle Operations division has unveiled a special Range Rover Astron...
18:13, 05/09/2019

Gautam Gambhir Promises Converting Ghazipur Landfill Into Green Space Conversion of Ghazipur landfill into a green space, utilisation of waste to generate energy, clean Yamuna project and a Delhi University campus in East Delhi are on the agenda of......
02:26, 05/09/2019

This grandma’s photo of space is so cool NASA featured it on its website A 60-year-old grandma and amateur astronomer took an image of the night sky that was so cool, NASA featured it on their site.        ...
17:13, 04/28/2019

New office space will bring the chic back to the Lower East Side A quart of sour pickles on Grand Street costs just $8. But a single square foot of newly minted, amenities-rich office space on Delancey Street will set you back a C-note. Hello, the new Lower East Side....
06:00, 05/14/2019

Thousands of Elite Dangerous players embark on epic space voyage What exciting discoveries await the Elite Dangerous mission to the Milky Way’s outer edges? It’s not run by NASA but the epic sciencey game feels like the real deal...
19:00, 04/28/2019

HP Spectre 15 x360 2019 review: Carving a niche in a crowded space Enlarge / The unusual, gemstone-inspired edges are designed to make this laptop stand out. (credit: Samuel Axon) The HP Spectre 15 x360 is a good laptop, but it seemed we always found one or two things to quibble with. With the 2017 model, we liked...
05:39, 05/11/2019

Drop Everything and Watch This New Documentary Series About Retro-Futuristic Space Artists Did you see those slick animations of space colonies that Amazon founder Jeff Bezos showed off yesterday? They were, not surprisingly, inspired by Gerard O’Neill’s ideas from the 1970s. And if that kind of thing interests you (and of course it does, ...
02:52, 05/11/2019

Kansas Students to Speak with NASA Astronaut Aboard Space Station Students from Kansas will have an opportunity this week to speak with a NASA astronaut aboard the International Space Station who also hails from the Sunflower State....
21:26, 05/08/2019

NASA to Broadcast Next Space Station Resupply Launch, Prelaunch Activities NASA commercial cargo provider SpaceX is targeting no earlier than 3:59 a.m. EDT Wednesday, May 1, for the launch of its next resupply mission to the International Space Station....
16:13, 04/28/2019

Level Up Your Living Space With Wayfair's Semi-Annual Bed & Bath Sale You probably spend a good amount of time in your own bedroom and bathroom, so treat yourself to any upgrade your heart desires (or your home requires) with Wayfair’s Semi-Annual Bed & Bath Sale, happening now. Take up to 70% off a wide range of a...
01:26, 05/04/2019

SpaceX Dragon Heads to Space Station with NASA Science, Cargo After launching at 2:48 a.m. EDT Saturday, a SpaceX Dragon cargo spacecraft is on its way to the International Space Station with approximately 5,500 pounds of NASA cargo and science investigations that include research into Earth’s carbon cycle and ...
12:52, 05/04/2019

Northrop Grumman Heads to Space Station with New NASA Science, Cargo Northrop Grumman's Cygnus spacecraft is on its way to the International Space Station with about 7,600 pounds of science investigations and cargo after launching at 4:46 p.m. EDT Wednesday from NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia....
16:13, 04/28/2019

Scott Kelly Spent a Year Taking Photos in Space. They’re Beautiful. In orbit aboard the International Space Station, the astronaut wasn’t just gathering data for NASA’s Twins Study. He also produced some, well, stellar images....
22:39, 04/28/2019

NASA Hosts University Students to Discuss Future of Space Exploration NASA is giving university students an opportunity to interact with agency leadership, including NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine, as well as astronauts abroad the International Space Station, during a live event 2 p.m. EDT Monday, April 29, at the ...
16:13, 04/28/2019

Ancient Psychedelics, Robocall Scams, and Space Bezos: Best Gizmodo Stories of the Week This was one heck of a week in the tech and science world. Ridesharing giant Uber finally launched its long-awaited IPO, which was a major flop, Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes asked the Federal Trade Commission to break up the company, Amazon CEO J...
04:26, 05/13/2019

SpaceX Launches Supplies to the International Space Station After Unusual Power Delays (CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla.) — SpaceX launched a load of supplies to the International Space Station on Saturday following a pair of unusual power delays. A Falcon rocket raced into the pre-dawn darkness, carrying a Dragon capsule with 5,500 pounds (...
15:52, 05/04/2019

Florida advocates criticize Air Force short list of possible Space Command sites Space Florida officials said Tuesday they don't believe the Air Force is following due process in seeking a location for the U.S. military's Space Command after the state left off a short list for the project....
00:26, 05/15/2019

CNN's Don Lemon taunts Trump while touring new studio: Only a 'real billionaire' can afford this space CNN anchor Don Lemon swiped President Donald Trump as he was giving his colleague Chris Cuomo a brief tour of the new studio, suggesting that the president can't afford such a large space since he isn't a "real billionaire."...
10:00, 05/14/2019

Revisit some of the exciting, complex women of Deep Space Nine in this exclusive clip from new documentary “A documentary as unique as the series,” What We Left Behind aims to boldly go where no other such endeavor to piece together the history of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine has gone before. The documentary is a labor of love for everyone involved, especia...
20:13, 05/08/2019

Jill Biden reveals her own experience with men invading her 'space,' as Joe resumes apology tour Jill Biden revealed Tuesday that she too has dealt with men invading her "space" and making her feel uncomfortable, even as she defended her husband Joe Biden against similar allegations. ...
16:39, 04/30/2019

Lori Loughlin's Daughter Olivia Jade Moves Out of Family Home: ''She Needs Some Space'' Olivia Jade Giannulli is flying the nest. The college admissions scandal continues to impact the family dynamic in the Giannulli-Loughlin household. A source tells E! News that Lori......
11:00, 05/04/2019

NASA Astronaut, Researchers Visit Austin to Highlight International Space Station Astronaut Stephanie Wilson, along with representatives from NASA and the U.S. International Space Station (ISS) National Lab, will visit Austin from April 23 to 25 as part of NASA’s efforts to share research opportunities aboard the station....
16:39, 04/28/2019

Star Trek's Ira Steven Behr Looks Back on the Complex Legacy of Deep Space Nine Twenty-six years after it first debuted, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine is now seen as one of the franchise’s finest entries. The series was a dark examination of the moral push and pull on Starfleet’s finest ideals in a time of war, that examined the, a...
18:52, 05/03/2019

SpaceX cuts broadband-satellite altitude in half to prevent space debris Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | Olena_T) SpaceX has received Federal Communications Commission approval to halve the orbital altitude of more than 1,500 planned broadband satellites in order to lower the risk of space debris and improve latency. Sp...
12:39, 05/02/2019

NASA, Blue Origin Agreement Signals Rocketing Growth of Commercial Space Officials from NASA and the private space company Blue Origin have signed an agreement that grants the company use of a historic test stand as the agency focuses on returning to the Moon and on to Mars, and America’s commercial space industry continu...
16:13, 04/28/2019

Distant space rock Ultima Thule formed in a slow and gentle collision New images of the most distant space rock we have ever visited show that it has mysterious bright spots and stripes, and that it probably formed in a slow-motion collision...
19:00, 04/28/2019

NASA will test asteroid defenses by slamming a spacecraft into a space rock in 2022 If Earth were ever to be threatened by a large space rock — and it definitely will at some point in the future — humanity is going to need to have a plan. Astronomers know this, which is why simulated exercises like the one that took plac...
04:26, 05/08/2019

SpaceX failure dims NASA’s hope for a quick U.S. return to launching its own astronauts into space What happened on Saturday during a test of SpaceX's Dragon spacecraft is still under investigation. But a series of setbacks already had forced NASA to purchase two more seats on Russian spacecraft to make sure the U.S. has an American astronaut on b...
14:49, 04/28/2019

Astronauts on the International Space Station paid tribute to Star Wars’ Peter Mayhew The death of actor Peter Mayhew last week was sad news for his colleagues, his fans, and, as it turns out, the astronauts currently residing on the International Space Station. These men and women who have dedicated their lives to science and space e...
22:39, 05/09/2019

Women's Coworking Space The Wing Has a Pretty Stiff Non-Disparagement Clause in Their Membership Contract The Wing, a mini-empire of coworking spaces for women that we have discussed a great deal, is facing scrutiny yet again today, this time for its membership contract. A portion of that contract was made public by Study Hall, a New York-based community...
00:00, 05/14/2019

NASA Highlights Science on 17th SpaceX Resupply Mission to International Space Station NASA will host a media teleconference at 11 a.m. EDT Monday, April 22, to discuss select science investigations launching on the next SpaceX commercial resupply flight to the International Space Station....
16:13, 04/28/2019

Pence boasts that Trump’s space program will force museum ‘to build a new wing’ someday The vice president delivered remarks before a screening for the "Apollo 11: First Steps Edition" documentary, held at the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum....
01:00, 05/16/2019

House committee limits Space Development Agency funding, asks for detailed plans Funding for the proposed Space Development Agency could be limited until the Defense Department submits a detailed plan for the costs of its establishment and the programs it will be involved with....
21:39, 05/15/2019

Bill Ackman pitches spare office space while celebrating hedge fund’s prosperity Bill Ackman’s hedge fund is up nearly 40 percent this year — but that isn’t distracting him from pitching some spare office space he co-owns in Hell’s Kitchen. “If you’re interested in renting space, give me a call,” Ackman joked on a Tuesday call wi...
05:13, 05/15/2019

SpaceX kicks off its space-based internet service tomorrow with 60-satellite Starlink launch As wild as it sounds, the race is on to build a functioning space internet — and SpaceX is taking its biggest step yet with the launch of 60 (!) satellites tomorrow that will form the first wave of its Starlink constellation. It’s a hugely imp...
03:39, 05/15/2019

Moon mystery solved? Study suggests giant space rock hit Earth 4.5B years ago A new study suggests that the formation of Earth's Moon may have stemmed from a giant space rock that hit our planet nearly 4.5 billion years ago, while it was still forming....
19:26, 04/30/2019

A cruel summer awaits 'Karate Kid' rivals in 'Cobra Kai' Season 2 "Karate Kid" stars Ralph Macchio and William Zabka are a part of more 'karate soap opera' in the second season of YouTube Premium's 'Cobra Kai.'        ...
16:39, 04/28/2019

‘Restricted to a limited space’: Huawei CFO house arrest sharply contrasts Canadians detained in China Meng Wanzhou's said she is "restricted to a limited space" when referring to her house arrest, which drew immediate comparison between her conditions versus the two Canadians detained in solitary confinement in China for a similar length of time....
22:00, 05/20/2019

Firefighter wins $3.8M lawsuit after station didn't provide space for pumping breast milk After a five-year legal battle, a jury sided with Carrie Clark. The mom said she faced workplace retaliation after she asked for a place to pump.        ...
14:53, 04/28/2019

A group of people paid $2.25 an hour to work at a makeshift 'office' in a San Francisco parking space, and it shows just how expensive and crowded the Bay Area has become randy andy/Shutterstock In San Francisco, a group of people paid $2.25 an hour to work in a parking space called WePark. Victor Pontis told BBC he set up WePark last week after being inspired by a funny tweet. WePark is the latest trend highlighting...
15:26, 05/02/2019

Jeff Bezos unveils ‘Blue Moon’ lunar lander from his Blue Origin space company Jeff Bezos unveiled a lunar lander from his secretive space company Blue Origin for the first time on Thursday — as part of his big plan to send humans to the moon within the next couple of years. At a Washington DC, press conference, the jeans- and ...
23:52, 05/09/2019

Take Advantage Of Your Corner Wall Space With This 5-Tier Wall Mount If you’re always looking for the best way to use every inch of space in your home, corner shelves are the way to go. Corners are often just wasted space or the place where you stick a plant that you always forget to water. Instead, you can turn your ...
22:52, 05/20/2019

Space Station astronauts honor Peter Mayhew, best known for playing 'Star Wars' Chewbacca Peter Mayhew's family announced on Twitter Thursday that the actor, who played the Wookiee Chewbacca in 'Star Wars,' died Tuesday.        ...
07:13, 05/10/2019

'Brexit tensions partly to blame,' charity claims, as racist offences double on TfL rail network in space of four years Racist offences on Transport for London's (TfL) rail network have doubled in the space of four years, with a leading anti-hate crime charity saying Brexit tensions could be partly to blame....
13:26, 05/05/2019

MLB Weekend Watch: Picks, analysis on the top matchups The Red Sox try to cool off the Astros, Josh Bell's power meets Chris Paddack's nastiness, and the Yanks and Rays play for first place. Here's your guide to it all....
17:00, 05/17/2019

Meet the dog thespians of 'A Dog's Journey,' a canine method-acting masterclass 'A Dog's Journey' follows one dog's spirit as it is reincarnated through many precious pooches. Meet the stars of this animal acting tour de force.        ...
17:52, 05/17/2019

Magid Magid: Green Party 'only solid remain party that is anti-austerity' A Green MEP candidate for the Yorkshire and Humber region, Magid Magid, has told the BBC that the Greens are the "only solid remain party that is anti-austerity" in the elections....
18:26, 05/17/2019

2019 BET Awards: Cardi B! She Bad, She Bad, She Bad—Leads With 7 Nominations The blackest night in entertainment is returning for another round this summer! You hear that? It’s the sound of Bardi Gang rolling their tongues to scream a rousing, “Okurrt!”...
19:00, 05/17/2019

Rocket Report: Falcon 9 rocket muscles up, ULA to conduct reuse test Enlarge / The Rocket Report is published weekly. (credit: Arianespace) Welcome to Edition 1.49 of the Rocket Report! Another week has come and gone, and we find ourselves in the middle of May. For Houston, where this report originates, this essenti...
19:26, 05/17/2019

Texas man charged with killing 12 women, police look at 750 other deaths for possible links A Texas man has been charged with killing 12 elderly women, and police are now reexamining hundreds of other deaths to see if he might be connected. A Dallas County grand jury Tuesday returned six capital murder indictments against Billy Chemirmir, 4...
19:52, 05/17/2019

Brexit compromise talks fail in Parliament, plunging U.K. into more uncertainty Talks between Britain's government and opposition aimed at striking a compromise Brexit deal broke down without agreement Friday, plunging the country back into a morass of uncertainty over its departure from the European Union...
20:13, 05/17/2019

Lack of Banking Options a Big Problem for Crypto Businesses Cryptocurrency companies shunned by banks often turn to shadowy middlemen for payment processing and other services. One of those companies is at the center of the mystery surrounding Bitfinex’s missing customer funds....
20:13, 05/17/2019

Does the plastic housing of the Pixel 3a bother you? The Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL were Google's first phones to sport wireless charging, a feature sorely missed on their predecessors, but now we are back to square one with the midrange Pixel 3a and 3a XL that are unapologetically plastic and need pluggin...
21:26, 05/17/2019

Putin Intervenes to Halt Cathedral Project After Popular Protests Workers in Yekaterinburg had fenced off a park, setting off clashes. Amid declining poll numbers, President Vladimir V. Putin is taking a softer stance on civil activity, experts said....
21:26, 05/17/2019

Toyota Glanza To Be Launched On June 6, 2019 Toyota has released a new teaser of the Glanza where it has mentioned the launch date which is June 6, 2019. The Glanza is one of the three models Toyota will take from Maruti Suzuki as part of its......
21:39, 05/17/2019

How to Choose the Right Platform to Run Your Smart Home Maybe you’re taking your first tentative steps into the smart home market, or maybe you’re expanding what you’ve already got, but at some point you’re going to want to get everything working together—or else be faced with using dozens of different ap...
22:00, 05/17/2019

|WATCH:Googleadscomingtomobileapphomefeed Google will begin featuring ads on the home feed of its smartphone app later this year, it said, giving the search engine a huge new supply of ad slots to boost revenue....
22:13, 05/17/2019

Trump shoots remarkable round of golf, according to USGA service President Trump recently played a round of golf that would make Tiger Woods jealous. Trump shot a 68 during a round in April, according to a score recently posted with the US Golf Association’s handicap service — his first posted score since he shot ...
22:39, 05/17/2019

Wall Street ends lower on trade uncertainty; Dow down for fourth week Wall Street ended lower on Friday as continuing trade tensions pulled industrial and tech shares down, and the Dow capped a fourth straight week of losses in its longest weekly losing streak in three years....
22:39, 05/17/2019

The Kardashian Sisters' Turks and Caicos Getaway Will Have You Counting Down to Summer What was on the Kardashian-Jenner schedule this week? Some fun in the tropical sun. Some of the famous siblings had plenty of sunshine and sand in their immediate future as Kourtney......
22:39, 05/17/2019

Mary-Kate Olsen Is a Fierce Competitor At a Madrid Horseback Riding Event You're invited to...witness a whole new side of Mary-Kate Olsen. The Row designer showcased her impressive equestrian skills yesterday during the International Global Champions Tour......
22:39, 05/17/2019

Fake News Iran Something Something Houses Lake Fired President Bullshit! President Donald Trump was really, sincerely On One on Friday at a speech before the National Association of Realtors. He even (gasp) swore....
22:52, 05/17/2019

Epic Mega Sale loses two pre-order titles on day one Yesterday, Epic launched a "mega sale," offering games at up to 75 percent off and additional $10 credits for purchases over $14.99. It looked like Epic was preparing to go head-to-head with the Steam Sale, which is scheduled to arrive at the end of....
23:00, 05/17/2019

NASA details the most distant world we've ever observed Back in February, NASA released the clearest images of Ultima Thule -- the Kuiper Belt object New Horizons got close to in a flyby, which makes it the farthest world we've ever explored. Now, the New Horizons team has published the first scienti...
23:00, 05/17/2019

The Morning After: Sony and Microsoft are teaming up Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. It's Friday. We'll have to wait until next week for SpaceX's Starlink launch, but, for now, there's a review of Beats new true-wireless earbuds and an unexpected online-gaming alignment betwe...
23:00, 05/17/2019

Violent weather: Hail, damaging winds, tornadoes expected to hammer swath from Texas to Nebraska Severe storms, with large hail, damaging winds and ground-hugging tornadoes, are expected to hammer major parts of Tornado Alley from Texas to South Dakota Friday in the first round of violent, unsettled weather expected to last into next week. ...
23:26, 05/17/2019

Lockheed Martin's Sikorsky wins $1.1 bln U.S. defense contract -Pentagon Sikorsky, a unit of Lockheed Martin Corp, has been awarded a $1.1 billion contract for 12 CH-53K King Stallion helicopters, including logistics and other support, the Pentagon said on Friday. (Reporting by Eric Beech; Editing by David Alexander)...
00:26, 05/18/2019

"PM Modi Locked Up Entire Cabinet Before Demonetisation": Rahul Gandhi Congress president Rahul Gandhi Friday claimed that Prime Minister Narendra Modi got his entire cabinet "locked up" before announcing his decision to demonetise currency notes....
00:52, 05/18/2019

Poop-Testing Startup Founder Allegedly Lied About Her Age, Just About Everything Else The founder of uBiome, an embattled startup claiming to employ “machine learning, artificial intelligence, and advanced statistical techniques” and probably a few other buzzwords to assess gut health, repeatedly misrepresented her actual age, Busines...
02:13, 05/18/2019

Iran Says It Can "Easily" Hit US Warships, Works To Counter Sanctions Iran said on Friday it could "easily" hit US warships in the Gulf, the latest in days of saber rattling between Washington and Tehran, while its top diplomat worked to counter US sanctions and salvage......
02:39, 05/18/2019

Mueller’s House testimony likely off until at least June House Democrats are backing away from plans to hold a blockbuster hearing this month with Robert Mueller after talks stalled out with the special counsel and his representatives.Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler (D-N.Y.) and a senior Democratic committ...
02:52, 05/18/2019

Ohio State report reveals team doctor sexually abused at least 177 athletes The investigation found that university personnel knew of Dr Richard Strauss’s conduct as early as 1979, but failed to take actionAn Ohio State team doctor sexually abused at least 177 male students over nearly two decades, and numerous university of...
03:26, 05/18/2019

Protesters at Venezuela's U.S. Embassy appear in court to face criminal charges Four protesters arrested on Thursday for occupying the Venezuelan Embassy in Washington, D.C. appeared in federal court on Friday where they were charged with trespassing and interfering with the U.S. State Department's protective functions, the Just...
03:26, 05/18/2019

Carl Beech trial: First investigation found no lines of inquiry into VIP paedophile ring The first detective to investigate claims of a Westminster VIP paedophile ring found no lines of inquiry and gave the case the official status of "undetected", a court heard....
04:00, 05/18/2019

'Young Sheldon' paid sweet tribute to 'The Big Bang Theory' Just when loyal viewers of "The Big Bang Theory" thought they'd seen the very last of Sheldon, Leonard, Amy, Penny, Bernadette, Howard and Raj, "Young Sheldon" proved them wrong....
04:39, 05/18/2019

More U.S. mothers diagnosed with depression at childbirth Growing numbers of new mothers are being diagnosed with depression before they leave the hospital with their newborns, according to a U.S. study that suggests screening women at childbirth could help get treatment for those who need it....
04:52, 05/18/2019

Louisiana Governor breaks with Dems, indicates he'll sign 'heartbeat' legislation Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards reportedly signaled he would sign his state's "heartbeat" legislation -- effectively banning abortions after just weeks of pregnancy -- as his party faced questions over whether it should be more inclusive of pro-l...
05:39, 05/18/2019

‘Caine Mutiny’ author Herman Wouk dead at 103 Herman Wouk, the versatile author of “The Caine Mutiny” and the World War II epics “The Winds of War” and “War and Remembrance,” has died at age 103. Literary agent Amy Rennert says Wouk died in his sleep early Fri...
06:39, 05/18/2019

Michael Fassbender, Jamie Foxx, and Peter Dinklage tapped for Wild Bunch reboot It seems that each day brings a new round of reboot news. Up next: previously reported The Wild Bunch, a 1969 Sam Peckinpah Western about a group of past-their-prime outlaws who are looking for one last score. Per an update from Deadline, Michael Fa...
07:00, 05/18/2019

Mom who was diagnosed with cancer same day she became a widow dies A 38-year-old Minnesota mother who was diagnosed with an inoperable cancer the same day her husband succumbed to his battle with ALS in 2017 has died, according to new reports. Tessie Sylvester of Minneapolis passed away on May 1 — two years af...
07:13, 05/18/2019

Whitney Biennial 2019 is a don’t-miss spectacle of wit and weight How fresh is the art at this year’s Whitney Biennial? “People were still thinking about their work up until the weekend,” says Jane Panetta, who, with co-curator Rujeko Hockley, put together one of the liveliest shows ever. It’s surely the only one w...
07:13, 05/18/2019

People who live with roommates are messier, study finds People who live with roommates tend to be messier than those living alone or with a partner, according to new research. A new study examining the cleaning habits of 2,000 people found some interesting correlations when dividing the data by living sit...
07:13, 05/18/2019

Once again, Iraq caught up in tensions between US and Iran As tensions between the U.S. and Iran escalate, there are concerns Iraq could once again get caught in the power play, just as it is on the path to recovery...
09:39, 05/18/2019

42 Candidates To Contest In 3 Lok Sabha Seats In Jharkhand The electoral fortunes of 42 candidates including that of former Chief Minister and Union Minister Shibu Soren will be decided on Sunday in the final phase of the general elections in Jharkhand....
10:13, 05/18/2019

Bucks look to keep rolling as East finals shift to Toronto What I'm Hearing: Matt Velazquez of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel breaks down the Bucks' collective mindset as the Eastern Conference finals shifts to Toronto for Games 3 and 4.        ...
12:39, 05/18/2019

Binnington sparkles again, Blues top Sharks to tie series Jordan Binnington made 29 saves to set a franchise record with his 10th playoff win this postseason and the St. Louis Blues edged the San Jose Sharks 2-1 to even the Western Conference final at two games apiece        ...
12:39, 05/18/2019

U.S. State Department approves possible $314 million sale of missiles to South Korea The U.S. State Department has cleared $314 million in possible sales of air defense missiles to South Korea, the Pentagon said on Friday, as tensions re-emerge on the Korean peninsula....
13:00, 05/18/2019

In Cities Where It Once Reigned, Heroin Is Disappearing The rise of the more potent fentanyl in its place has put a generation of older users, who had managed their addiction, at far greater risk of overdose....
13:52, 05/18/2019

On This Day: Micky Ward defeats Arturo Gatti in the first fight of an epic trilogy James Slater recounts how Micky Ward and Arturo Gatti began an unforgettable journey together The post On This Day: Micky Ward defeats Arturo Gatti in the first fight of an epic trilogy appeared first on Boxing News....
14:26, 05/18/2019

Minecraft at 10: a decade of building things and changing lives As the blocky exploration game and creativity tool reaches its first decade, our games writer – and the father of someone on the autism spectrum – reflects on the impact it has hadHidden away somewhere in my attic is an old Xbox 360 that I’ll never t...
14:26, 05/18/2019

Pima Animal Care Center is waiving adoption fees on any pets 4 months or older Moxie from the Humane Society of Southern Arizona: Courtesy HSSA Pima Animal Care Center is waiving adoption fees on any pets 4 months or older. It’s all part of a special adoption event this weekend. PACC currently has about 380 dogs and puppies and...
15:13, 05/18/2019

The Latest Test For Smash Bros. Ultimate's Captain Olimar Are the glory days of Captain Olimar the proud, first of his name, numbered? Or are they just beginning? We’ll have a better idea after this weekend’s big Smash tournament....
16:39, 05/18/2019

Londoner who slept on dining room floor while studying for his dream medical career is awarded lab placement at King's College London A young Londoner who slept on his dining room floor while studying for his dream career has been awarded a rare lab placement at King's College London....
17:26, 05/18/2019

Police ID teen tackled after bringing gun to Oregon school PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Police have released the identity of an 18-year-old student who was tackled after reportedly bringing a gun into classroom at an Oregon high school. The Portland Police Bureau said Saturday that Angel Granados Dias had been book...
18:13, 05/18/2019

The Latest: Ohio State whistleblower ‘vindicated’ by report COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on the report detailing abuse of male athletes and students by a now-dead doctor at Ohio State. (all times local): 11:15 a.m. The whistleblower credited with prompting an investigation of sexual abuse of students and ...
18:13, 05/18/2019

Argentina’s goddess of strife Cristina has made an already wretched economic situation even worse; a mere glimpse of her is enough to make hardened veterans of countless financial battles turn tail and run for cover....
18:26, 05/18/2019

Spain's Globalia to launch new air carrier in Brazil: cabinet minister Spanish tourism and transportation company Grupo Globalia will launch a new air carrier in Brazil, Brazilian Infrastructure Minister Tarcísio Gomes de Freitas said in a message posted on Twitter on Saturday....
20:39, 05/18/2019

Children Were Raped, Drugged In Washington's Renowned Refuge For Needy In the 1960s, first lady Jackie Kennedy, civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr., and Vice President Hubert Humphrey were just a few of the important figures to pay visits to Junior Village,......
21:13, 05/18/2019

New York Sex Cult Founder Ordered Naked Meetings, Says Former "Slave" The founder of an alleged New York sex cult held meetings in which female "slaves" gathered naked on the floor around him while he sat in a chair and lectured them on philosophy, one of the women......
21:13, 05/18/2019

Actor Arnold Schwarzenegger Assures Fans There’s ‘Nothing to Worry About’ After Assault in South Africa (JOHANNESBURG) — Actor Arnold Schwarzenegger was assaulted during a public appearance in South Africa on Saturday, but the 71-year-old appeared to quickly recover and say “I’m just glad the idiot didn’t interrupt my Snapchat.&...
21:26, 05/18/2019

Microsoft and Sony team up for video games in the cloud, but what's it mean for gamers? Microsoft and Sony battle it out console video game dominance. But they are teaming up to make cloud gaming services as good as video streaming.        ...
22:00, 05/18/2019

Charles Barkley is bigger news than gun attack in media’s sad epitome The story is almost impossible to visualize, let alone explain. Yet these days such stories make scant, one-and-out news. Nothing more to see here, break it up. According to witness and police reports, on Sunday evening, Mother’s Day, three car loads...
00:13, 05/19/2019

Glenn Irwin beats James Hillier to take NW200 Superbike win Glenn Irwin beat Bournemouth Kawasaki team-mate James Hillier in a thrilling opening North West 200 Superbike race on damp roads for his fourth-straight class win...
00:52, 05/19/2019

Newly legalized ‘Jackpocket’ app buys lottery tickets for you The state Gaming Commission has approved new rules allowing “courier services” to buy your Take 5 and Mega Millions tickets for you, in case that trip to the bodega is just too taxing....
01:13, 05/19/2019

‘Nuts’ UWS man who sued his condo board blasted as NYC’s ‘worst neighbor’ “If ‘Seinfeld’ were to come back and do an episode on having the worst neighbor in New York? This would be it,” one resident of the luxury Upper West Side high-rise, The Alfred, said....
01:13, 05/19/2019