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LightSail 2 spacecraft successfully demonstrates flight by light

Credit: The Planetary Society Years of computer simulations. Countless ground tests. They’ve all led up to now. The Planetary Society’s crowdfunded LightSail 2 spacecraft is successfully raising its orbit solely on the power of sunlight. Since unfurling the spacecraft’s silver solar sail last week, mission managers have been optimizing the way the spacecraft orients itself […]

TV sreaming service Locast sued by ABC, NBC, CBS, and Fox

Four of the biggest names in broadcast television — ABC, NBC, CBS, and Fox — have filed a lawsuit against Locast, a small TV streaming service that broadcasts over-the-air local stations for free. According to the , the TV networks have filed suit in federal court in an effort to shut down the service. Locast […]

One of Lyft’s freshly-debuted e-bikes just caught fire

A Lyft electric bicycle was spotted smoldering in San Francisco on Wednesday.  Lyft’s new bike-sharing system in the Bay Area, dubbed Bay Wheels, includes black-and-pink electric-assist bicycles powered by a battery on the bike’s frame. These units used to be part of bike-sharing program Ford GoBike, similar to New York City’s Citi Bike. Now, it […]

Research cruise explores carbon cycle in deep ocean in Atlantic

Credit: CC0 Public Domain A University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science-led research cruise leaves for the deep Atlantic Ocean 50 miles southeast of Bermuda on Monday for a week of science at sea aboard the 171-foot R/V Atlantic Explorer. Scientists will be sampling the depths of the ocean and analyzing bacterial diversity and function […]

Sustained police effort explains higher arrests for gun murders

Credit: CC0 Public Domain The primary reason gun fatalities result in arrests more frequently than nonfatal shootings is police devote more time and resources to the fatal cases, a new study by scholars at Duke and Northeastern universities finds. This suggests that persistence pays off, yet staying with an investigation that may last months is […]

Black male educators sound alarm regarding lack of diversity in P-12 classrooms

Credit: University of Phoenix A diverse and inclusive education workforce can play a critical role in ensuring that students receive a robust, quality educational experience. While students of color comprise more than half of P-12 classroom populations in the United States, overcoming the shortage of educators of color has been a decades-long dilemma for U.S. […]

Human trafficking victims’ unlikeliness to report crimes tied to police officers’ bias

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Police are increasingly called on to combat crimes related to sex and labor trafficking. A new study sought to determine how the victims of these crimes are served by police. Based on researchers’ review of human trafficking investigations and interviews with police and service providers in three communities in Northeast, West, […]

Facebook’s next Portal could launch this fall with video streaming services

Facebook is pushing ahead with the next version of its Portal devices. The company could launch a new, TV-connected Portal this fall, according to a new report in The Information. The device would have similar video calling capabilities as the current lineup of speakers, but would connect to televisions and possibly feature streaming services. The […]

Actually you’re not getting that $125 from Equifax, warns the FTC

Ya got played.  That’s pretty much the message from the FTC, which is now warning victims of the 2017 Equifax data breach that the much-hyped $125 per person settlement payout is really just a mirage. You see, the company screwed over so many of you that there’s not enough cash to go around.  “The public […]

NASA’s 4-legged robot can pass information on to future generations — Strictly Robots

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