The US space agency announced today that the next rover it plans to send to Mars in 2020 "will carry seven carefully-selected instruments to conduct unprecedented science and exploration technology investigations on the Red Planet."
NASA announced the selected Mars 2020 rover instruments Thursday at the agency's headquarters in Washington.
John Land and Janice Land. Booking photos via Montgomery County, MD, police. They are reported to have kept their autistic, twin adult sons locked up at night in their basement, which lacks a bathroom.
Coping with autistic adult children who exist on the "severe" side of the spectrum is a daily challenge for parents. Read the rest
Drew Magary lead us on a wild chase, that doesn't end well, when The Rover crashes to earth. This Kindle Single is a fast paced adventure that had me to wondering what I'd do if an alien robot landed in my backyard.
In 2010, construction crews found the hull of a very old ship, buried at the site of the World Trade Center towers. Using dendrochronology, scientists now know how old the ship is and what city it was made in.
Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) totally owns Senator Jim Inhofe (R-OK) for blocking a resolution that would have formally acknowledged the fact that climate change is real, and that carbon pollution is causing it.
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After months of lying to lawmakers and the American public, the CIA today finally admitted it hacked into the Senate staffers' computers to monitor their investigations of the intelligence agency's post-9/11 programs of harsh interrogation (we prefer to just call it torture) and a global network of secret prisons.
It's Las Vegas hacker convention season: Black Hat kicks off Aug. 2-7, and Def Con runs Aug. 7-10. This time around, National Security Agency leadership will be absent from the speaking rosters, in contrast with previous years.
Fred Gambino has worked as a diverse illustrator and artist, providing sci-fi book covers for publishing houses and high-profile concept art for a wide array of television programs, films and video games. Read the rest
"Apple will fire about 200 workers at Beats Electronics LLC following its $3 billion acquisition of the headphone and music company," reports Bloomberg, citing an anonymous source. "The jobs to be cut are in human resources, finance and other roles where there’s overlap between the two companies."
U.S. President George W. Bush and Secretary of State Colin Powell applaud at the North Atlantic Council Summit in Prague November 21, 2002. Between them is Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, to their right, Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld. [REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque]
A White House staff member 'accidentally emailed' non-classified talking points about a classified torture report to an Associated Press reporter. Read the rest
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