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Alex Trebek Says ‘We Will Beat Cancer’ After Admitting He Experiences 'Deep Sadness' Amid Diagnosis

Alex Trebek ‘We Will Beat Cancer’ Amid Diagnosis
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Alex Trebek Says 'We Will Beat Cancer' While Joining Cancer Survivors at Los Angeles Event

The 78-year-old 'Jeopardy!' host revealed he was diagnosed with stage four pancreatic cancer in March.
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FAA Revises Predictions for Commercial Drone Market, Estimates It Will Triple by 2023

After an explosive increase in commercial drone registrations in 2018, the Federal Aviation Administration has revised its predictions for the sector and now expects it to triple in size by the year 2023, according to NextGov.Read more...
Tags: Science, Technology, Drones, Uavs, Faa, Federal Aviation Administration, Commercial Drones


Fight Stealth, Die Fast: Why F-22s and F-35s Dominate the Sky

“Mixing stealthy aircraft with conventional aircraft, deception, air defense suppression, and electronic jamming will complicate an enemy’s defensive problem set by an order of magnitude,” the paper writes.Despite the loud and fast-growing chorus of analysts, critics and weapons developers who continue to raise the question as to whether stealth technology may slowly be becoming obsolete, some senior weapons developers are citing some ways current and emerging stealth platforms will - for years ...
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This Means Trouble: Russia's Stealth Fighter Could Deliver Nuclear Weapons

Could this be true? Russia’s Sukhoi Su-57 PAK-FA fifth-generation stealth fighter is listed in the Trump Administration’s new Nuclear Posture Review (NPR) as a developmental dual conventional and nuclear capable strike aircraft. If the NPR is correct, the Su-57 could potentially supplant the Su-34 Fullback bomber—which is Russia’s current nuclear-capable strike aircraft—for intermediate range missions against heavily defended airspace.Indeed, the NPR contends that Russia is continuing to moderni...
Tags: Science, Russia, Moscow, Npr, Trump Administration, Nuclear Posture Review NPR


The Battle of Winterfell on Game of Thrones Almost Had a Silly Political Ad Lib

Sometimes, actors just need to say something. Anything. That’s a lot of pressure, especially when you’re under stress. So occasionally you say weird things. Read more...
Tags: Science, Game Of Thrones, George Rr Martin, David Benioff, Db Weiss, Jacob Anderson, Valyrian


Trump Is Very, Very Mad About Facebook's Latest Purge of Conspiracy Theorists and Far-Right Trolls

This week, Facebook and its subsidiary Instagram banned a number of far-right figures, including white supremacists and conspiracy theorists, in a somewhat clumsily executed effort to rid itself entirely of figures like failed congressional candidate and anti-Semite Paul Nehlen, Infowars founder Alex Jones and…Read more...
Tags: Facebook, Science, Technology, Instagram, Social Media, Ugh, Conspiracy Theories, Donald Trump, Alex Jones, Infowars, Paul Joseph Watson, Tech Policy, Cda 230, Far Right Trolls, Paul Nehlen Infowars


The NYC March For Science Had A Lineup Of All Women Speakers — & They Slayed

Marches were held at some 100 locations worldwide as part of a global day of action. Dr. BethAnn McLaughlin, an MIT Disobedience Prize Winner and founder of #MeTooSTEM, led the charge. “I have a lot of qualms about marching for science bc science has left so many behind...so I’m not marching for science — I’m marching for scientists,” McLaughlin tweeted during the march.
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Algerian police arrest brother of former president, two former intelligence chiefs: sources

The sources were confirming an earlier report from Ennahar TV. Said Bouteflika, who served as a top advisor to the presidency for more than a decade, acted as Algeria's de facto ruler after his brother suffered a stroke in 2013 which left him in a wheelchair. Army chief of staff Ahmed Gaed Salah has promised to rid the country of corrupt politicians, oligarchs and military officials in order to restore confidence among the people.
Tags: Science, Army, Algeria, Said Bouteflika, Ahmed Gaed Salah, Ennahar TV


Beauty queen uses platform to shine light on nail melanoma risks

When former Miss Illinois, Karolina Jasko, found herself with what she thought was an infected thumbnail, she went to her doctor to get it checked out and possibly saved her thumb – and maybe her life. “A few days later, my finger swelled up really bad, and I automatically thought I had some sort of infection from the nail salon,” she told the Daily Mail. The procedure concluded she had subungual melanoma, which is a cancer found in the tissue of the nail bed.
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UN biodiversity meet wraps up, report due Monday

Diplomats and scientists from 132 nations wrapped up six days of negotiations in Paris Saturday over the wording of a landmark report on the dire state of Nature and its impact on humanity, a UN official told AFP. The bombshell executive summary of a 1,800-page tome crafted by more than 400 experts -- the first UN global assessment of the natural world in 15 years -- will be unveiled Monday.
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If You Dream of Being in Star Trek: Discovery's Starfleet, This is the Jacket For You

What’s blue, retro-futurist, and made of denim? A good Starfleet jacket.Read more...
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Fortnite's Vault Opens, Volcano Destroys Tilted Towers

Fortnite’s vault opened today in Loot Lake, after weeks of chasing runes across the map. There were conflicting opinions about what it would do, but it seems to have done...everything?Read more...
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Fighting in southern Tripoli kills 187, more than 1,000 wounded: spokesman

Recent fighting in southern Tripoli in Libya has killed 187 people and wounded 1,157, a spokesman for the ministry of health said on Saturday. The government has also transferred a number of wounded to Tunisia, Turkey, Italy and Ukraine for medical treatment, said Tarek al-Hamshiri, the head of the government forces' Field Medical Centre. The offensive launched by eastern Libya-based military commander Khalifa Haftar to take control of Tripoli is now in its fifth week.
Tags: Science, Ukraine, Libya, Tripoli, Khalifa Haftar, Tunisia Turkey Italy, Tarek al Hamshiri


Lucasfilm Is Celebrating May the Fourth With A Galaxy's Worth of Star Wars Book Announcements

It’s time to embark on the Journey to Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker. Read more...
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Lucasfilm Is Celebrating May the 4th With a Galaxy's Worth of Star Wars Book Announcements

It’s time to embark on the Journey to Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker. Read more...
Tags: Star Wars, Books, Science, Marvel, Disney, Lucasfilm, Marvel Comics, Del Rey, Kevin Shinick, Rebecca Roanhorse, Ethan Sacks, Star Wars The Rise Of Skywalker


North Korea Launches 'Several' Unidentified Projectiles Amid Stalled Nuclear Talks

North Korea fired off what the South Korean military described as “several unidentified short-range projectiles” early Saturday local time in a move that could threaten to upset whatever diplomatic gains the U.S. has achieved with the country in recent years, the New York Times reported.Read more...
Tags: Security, South Korea, Science, Technology, North Korea, War, Foreign Policy, New York Times, US military, Diplomacy, Kim Jong Un, Nuclear Weapons, Nuclear, Nukes, North Korea Nukes


Feast your eyes on this spectacular Hubble photo of a spiral galaxy

The Hubble telescope has captured a dazzling new photograph of a spiral galaxy, NGC 2903. NGC 2903 is part of the constellation Leo, located roughly 30 million light-years from Earth. NASA used the powerful orbital telescope to explore it along with over 100 other disc galaxies in the region.SEE ALSO: SpaceX just blasted a critical NASA instrument into spaceSpiral galaxies comprise the majority of galaxies in space at over 75 percent. Our own Milky Way galaxy was thought to be one until the 1960...
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Berkshire's Charlie Munger Says Not Buying Google Was a Mistake

Munger said he gives himself a pass for not predicting Amazon.com Inc.’s ascent, since Jeff Bezos is a “miracle worker.” But he decreed that not buying shares of Google was a big mistake. “We just sat there sucking our thumbs,” Munger, who spent much of the company’s Q&A session nibbling on peanut brittle, said about not buying Google.
Tags: Google, Science, Jeff Bezos, Berkshire, Amazon com Inc, Munger, Charlie Munger


A pretty stream in Belgium is so polluted its water could be used as pesticide

The idyllic waterway meandering through the Flemish countryside has been called the most polluted stream in Europe.
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Saturday's Best Deals: Logitech MX Master 2S, ExOfficio Sale, Bissell Vacuum, Lightsabers, Kindle Books, and More

A ViewSonic gold box, Star Wars Day sales, deodorant, and Days Gone for the PS4 lead off Saturday’s best deals.Read more...
Tags: Deals, Kinja Deals, Science, Logitech, Deals Of The Day, Viewsonic


These 5 Companies Will Face Off to Build the Army's Next Helicopter

Here's the lowdown on a battle among some of the biggest names in aerospace.
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Iran to keep enriching uranium despite U.S. move: parliament speaker

Iran will continue with low-level uranium enrichment in line with its nuclear deal with world powers, Iranian parliament speaker Ali Larijani was quoted as saying on Saturday, despite a U.S. move to stop it. Washington acted on Friday to force Iran to stop producing low-enriched uranium and expanding its only nuclear power plant, intensifying a campaign aimed at halting Tehran's ballistic missile program and curbing its regional power.
Tags: Science, Washington, Iran, Tehran, Ali Larijani


PSA: The Josie and the Pussycats Soundtrack Is Available to Stream

There have been two really good times to be a TV- and film-loving fan of Archie Comics. The first time is now, what with Sabrina and Riverdale being as delightful as they are. The other time was in 2001, when Josie and the Pussycats came out. Read more...
Tags: Music, Science, Josie, Riverdale, Sabrina, Archie Comics, The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, Josie And The Pussycats


Egypt says ancient cemetery found at Giza famed pyramids

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's Antiquities Ministry says archaeologists have uncovered part of an ancient cemetery near the country's famed pyramids on the Giza plateau just outside Cairo.
Tags: Science, Ap, Egypt, Cairo, Giza, Antiquities Ministry


What’s Going to Happen With Microsoft Next Week?

On Monday, while many of us dissect the latest episode of Game of Thrones, thousands of developers will convene in Seattle to talk about all things Microsoft at its annual Build conference. Where once that meant speculating about cool new laptops or a fancy mixed reality headset, this year things will probably be…Read more...
Tags: Science, Microsoft, Windows, Windows 10, Seattle, HoloLens, Build, Consumer Tech, Microsoft Build, Saturday Riff, Microsoft Build 2019


High Hopes for Microsoft Beyond the Cloud?

On Monday, while many of us dissect the latest episode of Game of Thrones, thousands of developers will convene in Seattle to talk about all things Microsoft at its annual Build conference. Where once that meant speculating about cool new laptops or a fancy mixed reality headset, this year things will probably be…Read more...
Tags: Science, Microsoft, Windows, Windows 10, Seattle, HoloLens, Build, Consumer Tech, Microsoft Build, Saturday Riff, Microsoft Build 2019


Changing water flow leads to more bugs in Grand Canyon

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Ted Kennedy sums up what he sees along the river in the Grand Canyon: “It’s buggy out there.” That is to say, an experiment to change the flow of water from a dam near the Arizona-Utah state line appeared to boost the number of aquatic insects that fish in the Colorado […]
Tags: Science, News, Colorado, Ap, Nation, Grand Canyon, Arizona Utah, FLAGSTAFF Ariz, Ted Kennedy


SpaceX just blasted a critical NASA instrument into space

NASA's carbon-detecting sleuth has left Earth.SpaceX launched the Orbiting Carbon Observatory-3 (OCO-3) to the International Space Station (ISS) at 2:48 a.m. ET on Saturday morning aboard the company's dependable Falcon 9 rocket. After NASA's cargo load arrives at the ISS, astronauts will use a long robotic arm to attach the refrigerator-sized instrument to the side of the earth-orbiting station.  OCO-3 will peer down on Earth, keeping tabs on the planet's amassing carbon dioxide...
Tags: Spacex, Science, Nasa, Earth, Falcon Heavy, Falcon, Trump, Atlantic Ocean, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Boston University, International Space Station ISS, National Center for Atmospheric Research, Orbiting Carbon Observatory, OCO, Earth SpaceX, Annmarie Eldering


5G signal could jam satellites that help with weather forecasting

New mobile system to be launched this year ‘will put lives at risk’The introduction of 5G mobile phone networks could seriously affect weather forecasters’ ability to predict major storms.That is the stark warning of meteorologists around the world, who say the next-generation wireless system now being rolled out across the globe is likely to disrupt the delicate satellite instruments they use to monitor changes in the atmosphere. Continue reading...
Tags: Science, Technology, UK News, World news, Telecoms, Meteorology, Met Office, 4G, UK Weather, 5g



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