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Warp drives: Physicists give chances of faster-than-light space travel a boost, ,

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This article was originally published at The Conversation. The publication contributed the article to Space.com’s Expert Voices: Op-Ed & Insights. Mario Borunda, Associate Professor of Physics, Oklahoma State University The closest star to Earth is Proxima Centauri. It is about 4.25 light-years away, or about 25 trillion miles (40 trillion km). The fastest ever spacecraft, the now- in-space Parker Solar …

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Hundreds of Amazon employees call for Jeff Bezos and Andy Jassy to support Palestine, Zoe Schiffer

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Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge More than 500 Amazon employees have signed an internal letter to Jeff Bezos and Andy Jassy calling for the company to acknowledge the plight of the Palestinian people. The move comes after Israeli airstrikes devastated Palestinians in Gaza, leaving 248 people dead. Hamas and Israel have since agreed to a ceasefire. “We ask …

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Hundreds of Amazon employees call for Jeff Bezos and Andy Jassy to support Palestine,

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More than 500 Amazon employees have signed an internal letter to Jeff Bezos and Andy Jassy calling for the company to acknowledge the plight of the Palestinian people. The move comes after Israeli airstrikes devastated Palestinians in Gaza, leaving 248 people dead. Hamas and Israel have since agreed to a ceasefire. “We ask Amazon leadership to acknowledge the continued assault …

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What time does the ‘Super Flower Blood Moon’ eclipse begin?, ,

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This month’s full moon — known as the Flower Moon — will undergo a total eclipse early on Wednesday morning (May 26), when it becomes completely immersed for a short while in Earth’s shadow. But it also so happens that at that same time our natural satellite will be near that point in its orbit closest to Earth, which means …

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Jaguar I-Pace is Google’s first electric Street View car, Sean O’Kane

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Google finally has its first all-electric vehicle for capturing Street View. The tech giant and Jaguar Land Rover announced today that they have collaborated to rig up an all-electric I-Pace SUV with the equipment required to capture Street View imagery, and deployed the car in Dublin, Ireland. The I-Pace will also collect more general Google Maps data, and it will …

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Jaguar I-Pace is Google’s first electric Street View car,

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Google finally has its first all-electric vehicle for capturing Street View. The tech giant and Jaguar Land Rover announced today that they have collaborated to rig up an all-electric I-Pace SUV with the equipment required to capture Street View imagery, and deployed the car in Dublin, Ireland. The I-Pace will also collect more general Google Maps data, and it will …

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Philo is the latest live TV streaming service to get a price hike, Catie Keck

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Philo’s streaming service on various devices. | Image: Philo Philo has become the latest live TV option for cord-cutters hoping to skirt cable contracts to get a price bump — but there’s a workaround for current subscribers. Beginning June 8th, Philo’s monthly subscription cost for incoming customers will hike to $25 from $20. But those who are subscribed to the service before …

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Philo is the latest live TV streaming service to get a price hike,

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Philo has become the latest live TV option for cord-cutters hoping to skirt cable contracts to get a price bump — but there’s a workaround for current subscribers. Beginning June 8th, Philo’s monthly subscription cost for incoming customers will hike to $25 from $20. But those who are subscribed to the service before that date will be able to keep …

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PSA for US Congresspeople: Please do not enter your phone’s passcode on TV, Elizabeth Lopatto

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Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Hello again, it has come to my attention that Republican Senator Ted Cruz and I are in perfect alignment on one issue: if you enter your iPhone passcode on live TV, you need to change the passcode. This means you in particular, Democratic Senator Richard Blumenthal. “I recognize it’s happened before.” I honestly …