Daily Archives: May 2, 2019

Scientology’s Flagship Boat Has Been Quarantined After a Confirmed Case of the Measles

https://gizmodo.com/scientologys-flagship-boat-has-been-quarantined-after-a-1834475999 A ship owned by the Church of Scientology that serves as a critical vessel for a religious retreat has been quarantined in the island nation of St. Lucia after it was confirmed that a female crew member aboard had contracted … Continue reading

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Taiwan’s Xing Mobility turns a 1969 Chevy Camaro into an EV

https://www.autoblog.com/2019/05/02/taiwan-xing-mobility-1969-chevy-camaro-ev/ A Taiwanese developer of modular electric powertrains that has devised a novel way to cool batteries has turned its attention to an iconic American muscle car, converting a 1969 Chevrolet Camaro into a fully electric vehicle . EE Times … Continue reading

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See a Martian Sunrise (and Sunset, Too!) in Gorgeous NASA InSight Photos

https://www.space.com/mars-sunrise-sunset-photos-nasa-insight-lander.html NASA’s InSight lander used the Instrument Deployment Camera (IDC) on the end of its robotic arm to image this sunset on Mars. This color-corrected version more accurately shows the image as the human eye would see it.  (Image: © … Continue reading

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NASA was sold faulty rocket parts for almost 20 years

https://www.engadget.com/2019/05/01/nasa-aluminum-fraud-scheme-probe/ When the launch of NASA’s Orbiting Carbon Observatory and Glory missions failed in 2009 and 2011, the agency said it was because their launch vehicle malfunctioned. The clamshell structure (called fairing) encapsulating the satellites as they traveled aboard Orbital … Continue reading

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This guy built his own smartwatch and so can you

https://www.engadget.com/2019/05/01/smartwatch-DIY-build-from-scratch/ DIY projects can be a lot of fun, and if Raspberry Pi has taught us anything it’s that people love to tinker. But for most folk, forays into the world of build-it-yourself tech start and end with a specific … Continue reading

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Netflix says its new high-quality audio is equivalent to a master

https://www.engadget.com/2019/05/01/netflix-audio-bitrate-adaptive-streaming/ Netflix announced today that it’s bringing "studio quality" sound to its audiences. The company is increasing its audio bitrate up to 640 kbps on devices that support 5.1 surround sound and up to 768 kbps for Dolby Atmos — … Continue reading

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Here is the Pixel 3a, Pixel 3a XL and All of Their Colors and Features

https://www.droid-life.com/2019/05/01/pixel-3a-xl-all-specs-features/ The trickle of Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL leaks has been steady, but we’re now going to fully open the floodgates. We have every single thing you need to know about the Google Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a … Continue reading

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