Daily Archives: December 27, 2018

New Delhi’s Air Quality Is So Bad the Government Is Enlisting Firefighters to Help Fight It

https://earther.gizmodo.com/new-delhis-air-quality-is-so-bad-the-government-is-enli-1831341330 Look at that smog the day after Christmas.Photo: AP Firefighters in New Delhi, India, have got a new job: battling air pollution. The country’s capital region is constantly suffering from air quality issues, but things have gotten particularly bad again recently. Some parts … Continue reading

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Rotating Detonation Engines Could Propel Hypersonic Flight

https://www.wired.com/story/rotating-detonation-engine Yesterday, Vladimir Putin presented his country with a belated Christmas present: the Avangard hypersonic missile. According to Russian media, it’s capable of reaching Mach 20. And if its ability to conduct evasive maneuvers at high velocity is as good … Continue reading

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The Streaming Wars Began in 2018—and They’ll Only Get Worse

https://www.wired.com/story/2018-streaming-wars It was one of the most hectic Twitter episodes of the year: The One Where Everyone Freaked Out About Friends Going Away. Earlier this month, a few Netflix users noticed that the beloved series, still one of the most-watched … Continue reading

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Fake Alexa setup app is topping Apple’s App Store charts

https://www.engadget.com/2018/12/27/fake-alexa-app-topping-apple-app-store-charts/ ASSOCIATED PRESS If you received a new Alexa device over the holidays and are working on setting it up, be warned that a fake Alexa setup app has been making its way up Apple’s App Store charts. The app … Continue reading

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