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Why This Startup Aims to Put a Cell Tower on the Moon

1 day ago from MSNBC: Science

German firm plans to put mobile phone communications tech on the moon to help the company's lunar rover keep in touch.

Selena Gomez says new album will have Latin influence

3 days ago from UPI

Selena Gomez teased her forthcoming third studio album following the release of her single "Fetish."

De-jargonizing program helps decode science speak

1 week ago from Science Daily

Science is fascinating to many, but sentences about research full of expert-level terms and descriptions can scare away even the most passionate audiences. Now, scientists have created a free, scientist-friendly...

Airbnb's impact on Canadian housing markets

1 week ago from Physorg

Airbnb has removed as many as 14,000 units of housing from rental markets in Montreal, Toronto and Vancouver, according to a report released this week by the Urban Politics and...

Fire crew rescues cat with head trapped under metal door

1 week ago from UPI

A Chicago fire crew responded to a neighborhood shed where they used various tools to free a cat with its head caught under a metal door.

Bart Scott, Morgan Stanley trying to save NFL's youth from going broke

1 week ago from UPI

Bart Scott knows what it's like to stumble financially as an NFL athlete, now he's helping football's youth increase their fiscal intelligence.

Snapchat's not-growing pains are a boom for Instagram

1 week ago from Physorg

Facebook once failed to buy Snapchat; ever since, it's tried to copy it, mostly without success.

Cyberattack leaves millions without mobile phone service in Venezuela

1 week ago from Physorg

A massive cyberattack that took down government websites in Venezuela earlier this week also has left seven million mobile phone users without service, the government said Thursday.

City council meeting interrupted by woman's purse explosion

1 week ago from UPI

A Nevada city council meeting was interrupted when a woman's purse abruptly burst into flames in a moment caught on camera.

Experimental defense unit funds new tech but faces skeptics

1 week ago from Physorg

An Obama-era effort enlisting startup companies to come up with solutions to the military's toughest technological challenges is funding experimental drones, new cybersecurity technology and advanced communications systems for soldiers.

Kesha pens letter to 18-year-old self: 'You made it'

1 week ago from UPI

Kesha appeared on "CBS This Morning" Thursday to take part in the program's Note to Self segment as the singer penned a letter for her 18-year-old self.

U.S. jobless claims increase by 3,000

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The U.S. Department of Labor said Thursday the number of applications for first-time unemployment benefits increased by thousands in the first week of August.

Squirrel started cheese factory fire spoiling 20,000 gallons of milk

1 week ago from UPI

Nearly 20,000 gallons of milk were spoiled after a squirrel caused a fire at a cheese factory in Canada.

Milwaukee Bucks: Harley-Davidson riding with new jerseys

1 week ago from UPI

The Milwaukee Bucks signed a jersey advertisement patch deal with Harley-Davidson, the team announced Thursday.

Response to Comment on "Permanent human occupation of the central Tibetan Plateau in the early Holocene"

1 week ago from Science NOW

We show that Zhang and Li’s sedimentological model for the Chusang travertine neglects the three-dimensional information from multiple outcrops and that their optically stimulated luminescence (OSL) age of about 20,000...

The dual frontier: Patented inventions and prior scientific advance

1 week ago from Science NOW

The extent to which scientific advances support marketplace inventions is largely unknown. We study 4.8 million U.S. patents and 32 million research articles to determine the minimum citation distance between...

Harris delivers navigation package for third GPS III satellite

1 week ago from UPI

Harris has delivered its third navigation package to Lockheed Martin for use on U.S. Air Force GPS III satellites expected to first launch next year.

RuPaul series from J.J. Abrams goes to Hulu

1 week ago from UPI

J.J. Abrams' upcoming dramedy series based on drag icon RuPaul's life is in the works at Hulu.

Thailand lined up for Harpoon missile buy worth $24.9M

1 week ago from UPI

The U.S. Defense Security Cooperation Agency has announced the possible sale of Harpoon anti-ship missiles to Thailand.

Israel arrests five Palestinians suspected of imminent attack

1 week ago from UPI

The Israel Security Agency, or Shin Bet, said security forces on Thursday arrested five Palestinians suspected of attempting a terrorist attack in Jerusalem.

Overflowing toilet caused flight delays at Orlando airport

1 week ago from UPI

Multiple flights at an airport in Orlando were delayed after someone reportedly tried to flush their belongings down a toilet.

CVS, Walgreens sued for overcharging pharmacy customers

1 week ago from UPI

CVS and Walgreens, the two largest U.S. drugstore chains, are being sued for allegedly inflating the price of generic prescription drugs sold to customers.

Sarah Paulson hints at relationship with Alison Pill in 'American Horror Story'

1 week ago from UPI

Sarah Paulson has teased the connection her character shares with costar Alison Pill in "American Horror Story: Cult"

John Legend's daughter watches his visit to 'Sesame Street'

1 week ago from UPI

Chrissy Teigen shared a video of daughter Luna's reaction to John Legend's visit to "Sesame Street."

Officials fired over New Orleans' response to torrential rain, flooding

1 week ago from UPI

Several top city officials in New Orleans were fired after a historic rainstorm caused the city to flood despite promises the pump system could handle a deluge.

Students, Cities and States Take the Climate Fight to Court

1 week ago from NY Times Science

A wave of lawsuits across the world asks judges to do what governments have so far failed to do: aggressively confront global warming.

U Named Among Top 20 Institutions in the World for Innovation and Tech Transfer

1 week ago from Newswise - Scinews

The University of Utah ranked 19th in the world on the Nature Index, a list of top institutions that produce the high-quality research behind commercialized goods and services. Measuring the...

Toilet overflows on Greyhound bus during six-hour drive

1 week ago from UPI

Passengers on a Greyhound bus said their six-hour ride from Denver to Texas was made unbearable by an overflowing toilet that sent feces into the aisle.