Daily Archives: November 5, 2018

Black Holes Can Raise the Cosmic Dead

https://www.space.com/42330-black-holes-revive-zombie-stars.html Supercomputer simulations show what it would look like if a zombie star whirled around a black hole and reignited. The top images show density and the bottom show temperature. Credit: Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Adding a cosmic “Walking … Continue reading

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Man Uses Tesla’s ‘Summon’ Feature To Move Car From Work Office, Avoid Parking Tickets

https://geekologie.com/2018/11/man-uses-teslas-summon-feature-to-move-c.php This is a short video of Janeville, Wisconsin based Tesla owner Shawn Kennedy moving his Tesla from one spot to another in a 2-hour parking zone using the car’s ‘summon’ feature (designed to have the car come to your … Continue reading

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Lego reveals six ‘Overwatch’ sets that are coming next year

https://www.engadget.com/2018/11/02/lego-overwatch-building-sets-2019/ Lego Overwatch has been such a phenomenon that it’s starting to take eek into everything. The latest example of Overwatch creep comes to the world of Lego. The company is releasing six Overwatch-themed building sets that feature vehicles, characters … Continue reading

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RED’s Hydrogen One Phone Now Available for Purchase at Verizon and AT&T

https://www.droid-life.com/2018/11/02/reds-hydrogen-one-phone-now-available-for-purchase-at-verizon-and-att/ The RED Hydrogen One, a phone with a “holographic” display and what can only be described as a unique design, is now available for purchase from Verizon and AT&T. It’ll cost you around $1,300 if you want one. We reviewed … Continue reading

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China still having trouble staffing up its mega-telescope

https://arstechnica.com/?p=1406653 Enlarge / The 500-meter Aperture Spherical Telescope, in southwest China’s Guizhou Province, is the world’s largest radio telescope, measuring 500 meters in diameter. Xinhua/Liu Xu via Getty Images 0 China has built a staggeringly large radio telescope in a … Continue reading

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Nigerian Army Cites Trump In Its Defense Of Killing Protesters

https://www.npr.org/2018/11/02/663203549/nigerian-army-cites-trump-in-its-defense-of-killing-protesters?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=news Mourners attend the burial of people killed in violent clashes in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital, between Nigerian soldiers and members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria. Mudashiru Atanda /AFP/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Mudashiru Atanda /AFP/Getty Images Mourners attend … Continue reading

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Beyond Plastic Bans: Creating Products To Replace It

https://www.npr.org/2018/11/04/660299276/beyond-plastic-bans-creating-products-to-replace-it?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=news One of the BillerudKorsnäs packaging redesign projects replaced the plastic casing around camping gear with cardboard. Cassandra Profita/OPB hide caption toggle caption Cassandra Profita/OPB One of the BillerudKorsnäs packaging redesign projects replaced the plastic casing around camping gear with … Continue reading

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