Daily Archives: October 8, 2018

HP Omen Mindframe Review: Cool Behind the Ears

https://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/hp-omen-mindframe,5835.html#xtor=RSS-5 When it comes to longer gaming sessions, uncomfortable, toasty ears are something that comes along with the territory. Many headsets claim to remedy this frustrating malady, but just use valves to let air in, rather than providing active cooling.  … Continue reading

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We need tech to stand a chance of capping global warming at 1.5°C

https://www.technologyreview.com/the-download/612245/we-need-tech-to-stand-a-chance-of-capping-global-warming-at-15-c/ We need tech to stand a chance of capping global warming at 1.5°C We must limit global warming to 1.5°C rather than the previously agreed cap of 2°C to avoid extreme heat, drought, floods and poverty, according to a … Continue reading

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To celebrate NASA’s 60th birthday, 21 vintage photos from space

https://www.popsci.com/celebrate-nasas-60th-birthday-with-these-vintage-photos-from-space?dom=rss-default&src=syn This story was originally published on PopPhoto.com. Sixty years ago NACA (the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics) officially became NASA (the National Aeronautics and Space Administration) and the early days of the space race began. The Apollo program launched … Continue reading

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In the hunt for aliens, satellites may light the way

https://www.popsci.com/detecting-alien-civilizations-satellites?dom=rss-default&src=syn The Earth is expanding, satellite by satellite, every rocket launch carrying a piece of the planet’s crust into orbit. Should this incidental geoengineering venture continue, it will reshape our planet’s profile as seen across even interstellar distances—giving our smooth … Continue reading

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SpaceX has landed on the West Coast for the first time [Updated]

https://arstechnica.com/?p=1389173 reader comments 98 A view of the Falcon 9 rocket on Sunday morning, ready for launch. Trevor Mahlmann/Special to Ars And then the fog lifted. Trevor Mahlmann/Special to Ars A zoomed-in view of Landing Zone 4. Trevor Mahlmann/Special to … Continue reading

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Microsoft Announces Xbox Game Streaming Service

https://kotaku.com/microsoft-announces-xbox-game-streaming-service-1829595928 Today, Microsoft announced its plans to enter the world of video game streaming with Project xCloud, an ambitious service with a silly title that promises to allow the streaming of Xbox One games across computers, phones, and tablets. Microsoft … Continue reading

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