Monthly Archives: September 2017

Passenger Drone lives up to its name with manned flight

There are quite a few companies working on developing drones for human transportation, but a new one has just jumped into the fray. With an almost fully developed prototype and plans to start producing them commercially next year, the aptly … Continue reading

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To make space exploration easier, China will launch rockets from freighters and planes

China’s land-based Long March space launch rockets have been the backbone of its space program for more than 40 years. It looks like that’s about to change, as the nation is making moves to launch from aircraft and ships. Starting … Continue reading

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FCC chair accused of ignoring investment data in push to end net neutrality

Enlarge / FCC Chairman Ajit Pai listens during a Senate Appropriations Subcommittee hearing in Washington, DC on June 20, 2017. reader comments 8 In his ongoing push to get rid of net neutrality rules, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai claimed this month … Continue reading

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Break free from the screen: The best card and board games for your kids

Our A.V. Club Field Guide To Parenting is designed to guide you toward the best kids’ books, shows, movies, and music, just like we do with The A.V. Club for adults. Every month or so, we will feature a new … Continue reading

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Equifax Will Offer Free Lifetime Credit Locks in January

Weeks after their massive data hack, Equifax has issued a formal apology with a peace offering to boot: by January 31, they’ll offer a new service that will let you easily lock and unlock access to your Equifax file. What … Continue reading

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Hundreds of Species Sailed Across the Pacific on Trash After the Fukushima Earthquake

Marine sea slugs from a Japanese vessel that washed ashore in Oregon in April 2015. Image: John Chapman When a powerful earthquake rocked the Pacific coast of Tōhoku in March 2011, it didn’t just upend life in Japan. A massive … Continue reading

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The Senate Intelligence Committee Is Very Angry About Jared Kushner’s Personal Email Account

Jared Kushner, the president’s son-in-law, close confidant and senior adviser, found himself in hot water this week over the revelation he and other administration staffers used personal email accounts to conduct official White House business—not a good look after President … Continue reading

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