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The best Apple Music tricks and add-ons

Sunday  19:20,   25 june 2017
Popular Science

Get to grips with Apple's streaming app.© David Nield/Popular Science You can opt for a higher-quality level of streaming over a data connection. To prevent you from chewing through your cellular data plan too quickly, Apple Music streams[...]

The statistical likelihood that asteroids will destroy us all in 10 million years

Sunday  15:21,   25 june 2017
Quartz

Scientists have spent decades debating whether asteroids and comets hit the Earth at regular intervals. At the same time, a few studies have found evidence that the large extinction events on Earth – such as the one that wiped out the dinosaurs 66[...]

The statistical likelihood that asteroids will destroy us all in 10 million years

Sunday  15:21,   25 june 2017
Quartz

Scientists have spent decades debating whether asteroids and comets hit the Earth at regular intervals. At the same time, a few studies have found evidence that the large extinction events on Earth – such as the one that wiped out the dinosaurs 66[...]

14 Pinterest features only power users know about

Sunday  13:31,   25 june 2017
Tech Insider

<p>Pinterest is one of the most popular social networks in the world, with 175 million monthly active users and legions of diehard fans pinning their favorite outfits, recipes, housewares, and more.</p>But most people are probably missing out[...]

Mysterious Planet 10 could be hiding out beyond Pluto

Sunday  13:25,   25 june 2017
CNET

<p>There are eight planets in our solar system, as far as we know. But there could be more. Astronomers have been exploring evidence of a possible Planet 9, but a new study suggests there could be yet another lurking at the distant reaches of the [...]

If you’re into high-end headphones, this amp is for you

Sunday  09:10,   25 june 2017
CNET

If you’re the kind of person who owns more than one high-end headphone, the Rogue Audio RH-5 is the amp for you.The RH-5 may be a headphone amp, but it's also a fine preamp, with three stereo RCA inputs, one stereo XLR input, and stereo RCA and XLR[...]

'Aging in place' tech helps seniors live in their home longer

Sunday  01:40,   25 june 2017
USA TODAY

Today, high-tech monitoring systems and other gadgets are helping seniors age in place independently, while giving family members peace of mind.In fact, nearly 90% of seniors want to stay in their own homes as they age, according to AARP. Even if[...]

SpaceX will launch its second rocket in 48 hours on Sunday

Sunday  00:00,   25 june 2017
MSN

SpaceX’s Falcon 9 spacecraft SpaceX Here’s how to watch the launch. SpaceX is hitting a number of milestones this weekend. On Friday, Elon Musk’s space transportation company launched and landed a used rocket for the second time in its history — a[...]

So, you want to terraform Mars? Here's one way to do it.

Saturday  21:40,   24 june 2017
Popular Science

Climate change could make the red planet livable within 100 years. &nbsp;© Supertotto 102,165 A.D. Sorry dogs: Plants are humanity’s best friend on Mars. After many millennia of photosynthesis, abundant trees, crops, and maybe even decorative [...]

What the first iPhone tells us about tech's future

Saturday  20:55,   24 june 2017
USA TODAY

What will be the simple, practical features and solutions driving the next wave of innovation? One of those drivers already has a head start: voice.The opposite happened, of course. Not only have more than 1 billion iPhones been sold, but, fueled by [...]

Scientist thinks she knows why eggs have different shapes

Saturday  20:00,   24 june 2017
BGR

Princeton University biologist Mary Caswell Stoddard believes she has cracked the code.Now, after comparing an astonishing 50,000 eggs from 1,400 different bird species, Princeton University biologist Mary Caswell Stoddard finally thinks she’s[...]

Measuring the snowpack goes high-tech with airborne lasers and radar

Saturday  18:45,   24 june 2017
Los Angeles Times

<p>Every year for almost half a century, California snow surveyor Pat Armstrong has trekked the rugged Sierra Nevada with three simple tools: a snow core tube, a scale and a notebook.</p>For as long as he can remember, state water officials[...]

Homesick? Two immigrant entrepreneurs are creating virtual reunions

Saturday  16:55,   24 june 2017
PRI

The project’s creators were in San Francisco recently, showing their project at a conference for immigrant entrepreneurs. Morales says he got the idea for the project when he met the bride’s brother, from the Mexico wedding, in Virginia. He told[...]

This common butterfly has an extraordinary sex life

Saturday  16:05,   24 june 2017
The Atlantic

Nathan Morehouse wasn’t expecting to discover extraordinary when he started studying the cabbage white butterfly.&nbsp;“It turned out to be one of the best choices of my career,” he[...]

The iPhone 8 could have more than one game-changing feature

Saturday  16:00,   24 june 2017
BGR

<p>With the iPhone 8 reveal (fingers crossed) just three months away, it’s no secret that most people are excited about the device’s rumored edge-to-edge display.</p>According to a number of reports, the iPhone 8 will also feature a[...]