What you need to know about the laws of space – Engadget


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What you need to know about the laws of space
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Neil deGrasse Tyson has said he loses "sleep at night wondering whether we are intelligent enough to figure out the universe." It's a valid concern. We've put a man on the moon, landed on a comet and roved around on Mars, but it's really only the tip of the …
Climate Denialists In Congress Acting As NASA's KryptoniteNPR (blog)


The Great 'Beyond': Contemplating Life, Sex And Elevators In SpaceWAMC

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Listen to Dessy Hinds, “Homecoming” (Prod. by Statik Selektah)

Joey Bada$$ blazed the path for the Pro Era crew and now it’s time for the rest of the squad to eat. Dessy Hinds, one of the many talented MCs on the Pro Era roster, breathes life into Statik Selektah’s soulful production on “Homecoming.” Flowing effortlessly, Hinds shows off an impressive array of rhyme schemes and lyrics to go as Statik comes correct with style-fitting samples and scratches. Dessy has… Read more »

NYT Now news app goes free, ending a subscription experiment – Engadget


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NYT Now news app goes free, ending a subscription experiment
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Say goodbye to the $8 a month curated news app NYT Now, and say hello to the free, ad-supported news app of the same name. More than a year after launching NYT Now, which was basically a way for the New York Times to test out an inexpensive …
News Digest App “NYT Now” Drops Subscription Pricing, Offers Brand TechCrunch


NYT Now emphasizes curation with new free updatePoynter.org
How To Read Hundreds Of New York Times Articles For Free With NYT Now AppTech Times

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Mark Ronson and Mystikal Hit the Talent Show in “Feel Right” Video

Mystikal is at his best when he’s at his basest. “Feel Right,” from London producer Mark Ronson’s Uptown Special, is pure celebration; it probably feels vaguely like getting out of jail and sounding just as good as you did when you went in. The video, directed by Bruno Mars (who provides additional vocals on the song and anchored Ronson’s massive “Uptown Funk,” which appears on the same album) is a middle-school… Read more »

NASA’s Mercury Messenger: What It Learned Before It Crashed – New York Times


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NASA's Mercury Messenger: What It Learned Before It Crashed
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Mercury's magnetic field is nearly four billion years old, researchers have found. A planet's magnetic field is generated by the flow of liquid iron deep in its core. While Earth's magnetic field helps shield life here from solar radiation, Mercury is unlikely to be …
MESSENGER Unlocks Mystery of Mercury's Ancient Magnetic FieldABC News


MESSENGER's news about Mercury- it has a magnetic field and a liquid corePioneer News
MESSENGER reveals Mercury's ancient magnetic fieldAstronomy Magazine

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FBI Spent Years ‘Researching’ The Lyrics To ‘Louie, Louie’ Prior To Realizing The Copyright Office Must Have Them

Last week, as you may or may not have heard, a guy named Jack Ely passed away at the age of 71. The name may not be that familiar, but the voice almost certainly is. Jack Ely was — fairly briefly — the lead singer of the Kingsmen, and happened…

Music Publishing News Roundup: NMPA Solidifies Licensing Deal With SoundCloud, Jon Platt Receives Visionary Award, Spotify Raises Additional $350 Million

This week in Music Publishing News, Spotify raises the first $350 million of what is projected to be a $900 million fundraising campaign, the NMPA finalized a licensing deal ensuring better compensation for songwriters, and Jon Platt receives the Visionary Award. The NMPA has finalized their licensing deal with SoundCloud…

Grammys Announce 2016 Award and Eligibility Dates

It’s easy to be critical of the Grammy’s as a “Who Cares?” insiders event. But given its television ratings and considerable sales bump, the Grammy’s still matter. _________________________ It was announced today that the 58th Annual GRAMMY Awards returns to Los Angeles’ STAPLES Center on Monday, Feb 15th for its…

Apple Watch Stands Up to 1200m Swim Workout and 10m High Dive Test – Mac Rumors


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Apple Watch Stands Up to 1200m Swim Workout and 10m High Dive Test
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The Apple Watch has been put through a variety of waterproofing tests since its public launch in April, but over the weekend endurance sports and tech blogger Ray Maker posted a few Apple Watch-related waterproof videos, including the first lap swimming …

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