Daily Archives: January 4, 2019

Planets of our Solar System: Tilts, Shifts and Rotation Speed (VIDEO)

https://www.geeksaresexy.net/2019/01/04/planets-of-our-solar-system-tilts-shifts-and-rotation-speed-video/ Planets of our Solar System: Tilts, Shifts and Rotation Speed (VIDEO) Hey Space Geeks! Here is a cool animation comparing all the planets of our solar system, showing us each planets’ tilt, shift and rotation speed. We already hear … Continue reading

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HQ Trivia Doesn’t Always Pay Players Their Winnings And Won’t Say Why

https://kotaku.com/hq-trivia-doesnt-always-pay-players-their-winnings-and-1831495451 For months, players in HQ Trivia, a trivia app that offers cash prizes, say they have been having issues getting their money. HQ Trivia is basically Bar Trivia: The App. Twice a day, every day, there’s a live trivia … Continue reading

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Nissan to display trippy Invisible-to-Visible technology at CES

https://www.autoblog.com/2019/01/04/nissan-invisible-to-visible-technology-ces/ Nissan plans to use its space at CES next week to display what it’s calling Invisible-to-Visible connected-car technology via an interactive, three-dimensional immersion experience that merges virtual reality and avatars of real people with more hum-drum real-world data. Dubbed … Continue reading

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Saudi Arabia Won’t Be the Last Country to Censor Netflix

https://www.wired.com/story/saudi-arabia-netflix-censorship When news broke on New Years Day that the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia had censored an episode of the Netflix series Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj that’s critical of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, it wasn’t a surprise. An … Continue reading

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A NASA spacecraft is orbiting a tiny asteroid, and that’s a big deal

https://www.popsci.com/OSIRIS-REx-bennu-asteroid-orbit?dom=rss-default&src=syn While New Horizons soaked up most of the world’s thirst for space stories over the holiday, there was another success story worth unpacking: NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft finally entered asteroid Bennu’s orbit, after more than two years of hurtling through … Continue reading

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Early Predictions of the Internet Date Back to 19th Century Sci-Fi

https://paleofuture.gizmodo.com/early-predictions-of-the-internet-date-back-to-19th-cen-1831319970 Image: Leaving the opera in the year 2000, lithograph by Albert Robida (late 19th century) FirstsThis week we’re taking a look at first things, early things, and—for better or worse—things that are #1.   Science fiction writers are professional future-dreamers, … Continue reading

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