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‘Red Dead Redemption 2’s’ 100-hour Work Weeks Spark Video Game Industry Outrage

Monday  19:30,   15 october 2018
variety

Video game industry and tech insiders are calling out Rockstar Games after co-founder Dan Houser said in an interview that the team behind “Red Dead Redemption 2” sometimes worked 100-hour weeks. “We were working 100-hour weeks,” Rockstar’s Dan... >>>

Inside China's first Mars simulation base: Incredible footage reveals new £46m site that combines red planet research with a space exploration camp for tourists

Monday  18:51,   15 october 2018
dailymail.co.uk

The site in a remote section of China's dry and rocky Gobi desert features living accommodation to simulate what life would be like on the red planet.China has unveiled its £46 million ($61 million) base designed to simulate what life would be... >>>

NASA’s Opportunity Rover still lies dormant on Mars FOUR MONTHS after a raging dust storm encircled the red planet

Monday  17:51,   15 october 2018
dailymail.co.uk

The radio silence from NASA's Opportunity Rover has now lasted for four months. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) { medianetNativeAdOnArticle.getMedianetNativeAds(true); }); Therobotic device, which is... >>>

There May Still Be Hope for NASA’s Sleeping Opportunity Rover

Monday  07:51,   15 october 2018
gizmodo

It’s been months since NASA engineers have heard from the sleeping Opportunity rover, which powered down after getting caught in a massive dust storm on Mars that obscured its surface from the Sun. But all hope isn’t yet lost, as the space agency... >>>

Teenage Engineering reluctantly adds Bluetooth audio to OD-11 speaker

Sunday  19:03,   14 october 2018
engadget

For years, Teenage Engineering has chosen not to allow its users to stream music via Bluetooth to its flagship OD-11 speakers. And that's despite it actually having a Bluetooth radio inside. Weirdly, the OD-11 has supported Bluetooth 4.0... >>>

The Pentagon’s Push to Program Soldiers’ Brains

Sunday  17:54,   14 october 2018
theatlantic

I. Who Could Object? “Tonight I would like to share with you an idea that I am extremely passionate about,” the young man said. His long black hair was swept back like a rock star’s, or a gangster’s. “Think about this,” he continued. “Throughout all >>>

Guess what scientists call the moons of moons

Sunday  17:30,   14 october 2018
qz

They call them “moonmoons.” Well, according to New Scientist, anyway. Astronomers Sean Raymond and Juna Kollmeier say they’re happy with any of the following proposed terms.Well, according to New Scientist,... >>>

The Flat Earth movement: A society of disbelievers in scientific fact

Sunday  17:03,   14 october 2018
cbsnews

Scathing of science and spinners of conspiracies, Flat Earthers proudly hold onto their beliefs that man never walked on the moon, our planet is a disc surrounded by ice, and nothing is true if they can't see it for themselvesThey insist the... >>>

Just how waterproof is the iPhone XS?

Sunday  17:03,   14 october 2018
cnet

Water, wine, beer and bay: We tested the durability claims of Apple's new flagship to see how liquid-resistant it really is.Phil Schiller, Apple's marketing chief, even gave his blessing to take it off the deep end at the company's September... >>>

International Space Station crew has enough supplies for at least six months: Russian official

Sunday  16:27,   14 october 2018
reuters

The crew aboard the International Space Station (ISS) has enough fuel, oxygen, water, and food to last at least six months, Vladimir Solovyov, flight director of the Russian segment of the ISS, was cited as saying by Russian news agencies on Sunday. >>>

Russia may resume manned space flights on November 28: Interfax

Sunday  09:03,   14 october 2018
reuters

The next manned flight of a Soyuz rocket to the International Space Station (ISS) could take place on Nov. 28, Interfax news agency quoted a Russian space industry source on Saturday as saying. A Russian cosmonaut and a U.S. astronaut survived an... >>>

NASA's Chandra telescope follows Hubble into a shutdown

Sunday  08:54,   14 october 2018
engadget

NASA sure hasn't been having a great time with its telescopes. The Chandra X-ray Observatory has gone into safe mode and halted all its science operations a few days after Hubble shut down due a gyroscope failure. According to the agency,... >>>

Boston Dynamics' Robot Can Parkour Now And Presumably Hunt Humans More Easily

Sunday  08:51,   14 october 2018
huffingtonpost

With each passing month, it seems the robots get stronger, smarter and more agile. Boston Dynamics, the Massachusetts engineering company that continues to push the boundaries of how robots can move, once again wowed and frightened the internet with >>>

PlayStation 4 reportedly crashing due to malicious message

Sunday  08:51,   14 october 2018
theverge

Here’s how to protect your PS4 against the bugWe’ve seen bugs just like this on mobile platforms, where a certain message or strange character can wreak havoc and cause unstable behavior. If the reports are true, Sony will likely act quickly to roll >>>

As sea ice melts, some say walruses need better protection

Sunday  02:27,   14 october 2018
msn

A lawsuit in Alaska will decide whether Pacific walruses should be listed as a threatened species, giving them additional protections. Likewise, they prefer sea ice for molting, mating, nursing and resting between dives for food. Trouble is, as >>>