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Remastered Nyan Cat Gif Sold for the Equivalent of $587,000 in a Crypto Art Auction

Nyan Cat is turning 10 years old in April (feel old yet?), and to celebrate the anniversary of one of the internet’s most wholesome memes, the artist behind the gif, Chris Torres, put a newly remastered version up for auction. On Friday, the piece sold for 300 Ether on the crypto art platform Foundation, which…Read more...
Tags: Science, Technology, Articles, Computing, Cryptocurrencies, Blockchains, Ethereum, Decentralization, Chris Torres, Nyan, Nyan Cat, Crypto Art, Blockchain Art, Non Fungible Token, Crypto Art Auction


This Remastered Nyan Cat Gif Sold for the Equivalent of $587,000 in a Crypto Art Auction

Nyan Cat is turning 10 years old in April (feel old yet?), and to celebrate the anniversary of one of the internet’s most wholesome memes, the artist behind the gif, Chris Torres, put a newly remastered version up for auction. On Friday, the piece sold for 300 Ether on the crypto art platform Foundation, which…Read more...
Tags: Science, Technology, Articles, Computing, Cryptocurrencies, Blockchains, Ethereum, Decentralization, Chris Torres, Nyan, Nyan Cat, Crypto Art, Blockchain Art, Non Fungible Token, Crypto Art Auction


Gizmodo Dot Com Should Pay For Me To Buy An Aquarium

If you’re anything like me, the last year of social distancing and lockdowns has not been good for your social life, hobbies, or generally doing interesting things at all. Going to movies, restaurants, bars, concerts, or events are for the most part non-starters; parties and other social gatherings involving more…Read more...
Tags: Science, Pets, Hobbies, Personal Life, Aquariums, Fishkeeping, Community Aquarium, Julidochromis




The 10 Best Deals of February 19, 2021

Friday’s Best Deals | Kinja DealsRead more...
Tags: Science, Technology, Intel, Computers, Computing, Microsoft Surface, Rise, Surface Pro


Comcast Graciously Drops Data Caps, but Only for Northeast Customers, Until 2022

Comcast has once again decided to cut some of its customers a break with their data caps, Ars Technica reports. Facing ever-increasing pressure from customers and lawmakers, the internet service provider has decided to not enforce data cap overage fees on its Northeast customers until 2022.Read more...
Tags: Science, Net Neutrality, Ars Technica, Companies, Broadband, Comcast, Telecommunications, Xfinity, Information and Communications Technology, Data Transmission, Business Finance, Data Cap, Data Plan, Criticism Of Comcast, Technology Internet, Comcast Graciously Drops Data Caps


The Razer Kishi Is a Godsend for Cloud Gaming, at Least Where It’s Supported

Razer Kishi (iPhone) | $90 | AmazonRazer Kishi (Android) | $58 | AmazonRead more...
Tags: Science, Xbox One, Playstation, Xbox, Stardew Valley, Guitar Hero, Video Game Consoles, Google Stadia, Razer Kishi, Home video game consoles, Technology Internet


Here's What's Next for Perseverance Rover's Journey on Mars

NASA has a new toy to play with on Mars, but the space agency has some important work to do before the Perseverance rover is ready to start rolling through its new stomping grounds.Read more...
Tags: Science, Nasa, United States, Rover, Mars, Spaceflight, Curiosity, Spacecraft, Adam Steltzner, Perseverance, Mars rovers, Discovery And Exploration Of The Solar System, Technology Internet, Mars Exploration Program, In Spaceflight, Aeolis Quadrangle


The Flu Season That Wasn’t

This winter has been a complete nightmare for Americans, thanks to the raging covid-19 pandemic. But new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention continues to show one bright spot: The flu has been suppressed to some of the lowest levels on record. It’s likely that the interventions meant to slow the…Read more...
Tags: Health, Science, Articles, Influenza, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Seasonality, Pandemic, Influenza Vaccine, Flu Season, Spanish Flu, United States Flu Season, Swine Flu Pandemic, Influenza A Virus Subtype H1n1


Vitamin D Supplements Don't Seem to Help People Sick With Covid-19

The results of a new clinical trial suggest that vitamin D supplements don’t help people hospitalized with moderate to severe covid-19. Elsewhere, a controversial and preliminary paper that had suggested vitamin D did offer a benefit has now been pulled by the Lancet due to “concerns” over the research design.Read more...
Tags: Science, Vitamin D Deficiency, Vitamin D, Nutrients, Vitamin K, Vitamins, Sun Tanning, Calcifediol, Organic Compounds, Health Medical Pharma, Vitamers, Cholecalciferol, Secosteroids, Biomolecules


JBL's Xtreme 3 Is a Nearly Perfect Portable Bluetooth Speaker

With summer right around the corner, you might want to consider JBL’s Xtreme 3. It’s a durable and portable Bluetooth speaker that delivers a surprising amount of bass for those who like to listen to music even at top volumes.Read more...
Tags: Science, Technology, Bluetooth, Distortion, Science and Technology, Consumer Electronics, Jbl, Audio Engineering, You, Xtreme, Loudspeakers, Electric Guitars, Audio Electronics, In Car Entertainment


The Best Streaming Services, According To Our Readers

Top Pick: Hulu | $6/Month After Free 1-Month TrialRead more...
Tags: Hbo, Science, Television, Netflix, Nbcuniversal, Hulu, Streaming Media, You, Mass Media, Home Box Office Inc, HBO Max, Entertainment Culture, 71st Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards


'Exhilarating' Photo Shows Perseverance Rover Being Lowered to the Martian Surface

NASA released a stunning photo of yesterday’s historic landing, showing the Perseverance rover being lowered to the surface during the skycrane maneuver.Read more...
Tags: Science, Nasa, Rover, Mars, Spaceflight, Outer Space, Adam Steltzner, Perseverance, Jezero, Mars rovers, Discovery And Exploration Of The Solar System, Mars Exploration Program, In Spaceflight


A New Docuseries Will Examine the Spectacular Failure of MoviePass

A new docuseries from Mark Wahlberg’s production company will examine the spectacular failure of subscription service MoviePass.Read more...
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NASA's Perseverance rover has beamed back the first-ever photo of a Mars landing

A photo of NASA's Perseverance rover just feet above the Martian surface - part of a video recorded of the landing on February 18, 2021. NASA/JPL-Caltech NASA's Perseverance rover has beamed back the first photo of its descent to Mars, a snapshot of the robot feet from landing. NASA expects a full video of landing soon, from six cameras on the rover. NASA also published the rover's first color images of the Martian surface. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. NASA h...
Tags: Science, News, Trends, Nasa, Earth, Space Exploration, Mars, Spacecraft, Morgan, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, NASA JPL Caltech, Tech Insider, Mars Landing, Jezero, Katie Stack Morgan, Morgan McFall Johnsen


Ransomware Gang Says It's Selling Data from Cyberattack That California DMV Warned About

A ransomware gang called “Cuba” claims to be selling off data on the dark web belonging to Automatic Funds Transfer Services (AFTS), a Seattle-based financial services and data management firm that suffered a bad ransomware attack in early February.Read more...
Tags: Security, Science, Crime, California, Ransomware, Cybercrime, Cyberattack, Security Breaches, DMV, Cuba, Seattle, Computer Security, Business Finance, Technology Internet, Automatic Funds Transfer Services AFTS


Nasa scientists hail Perseverance rover's arrival on Mars with stunning images

Car-sized vehicle designed to seek signs of life is pronounced ‘healthy’ after dramatic descent to surface of the red planetNasa scientists have said the Perseverance Mars rover is “healthy” and is beaming back many stunning new images from the surface of the planet, promising significant scientific discoveries ahead. Related: Perseverance’s mission to Mars – in pictures Continue reading...
Tags: Space, Science, Nasa, Mars


Dizzying view of Perseverance mid-descent makes its ‘7 minutes of terror’ feel very real

The Perseverance Mars rover landed safely yesterday, but only after a series of complex maneuvers as it descended at high speed through the atmosphere, known by the team as the “seven minutes of terror.” NASA has just shared a hair-raising image of the rover as it dangled from its jetpack above the Martian landscape, making that terror a lot easier to understand. Published with others to the rover’s Twitter account (as always, in the first person), the image is among the first sent back from the...
Tags: Space, Science, Tech, Nasa, Mars, Robotics, Aerospace, Mars Rover, NASA JPL Caltech, Perseverance, NASA JPL Caltech University of Arizona Keep


Nasa scientists release new images of Perseverance rover on Mars at news briefing – live

Team of experts answer questions about mission following safe landing on the red planet on Thursday – follow the briefing liveIn pictures: Perseverance mission to Mars 7.19pm GMT #TBT 7.11pm GMT #FFI love rocks. Look at these right next to my wheel. Are they volcanic or sedimentary? What story do they tell? Can’t wait to find out.#CountdownToMarshttps://t.co/7w3rbvbyoL pic.twitter.com/H3q1M0YJAdEvery picture tells a story. This one captures me in midair, floating over Mars while hanging ...
Tags: Astronomy, Space, Science, World news, US news, Nasa, Mars, Tbt


The Texas Think Tank Giving Cover for This Week’s Republican Wind Power Lies

Almost exactly a month before Texas plunged into darkness, a panel convened in Austin to host a discussion about the superiority of the Texan electric grid. Called “Keep the Lights and Ventilators On: The Future of Texas’ Grid Reliability,” the panel was part of an annual conference held by the Texas Public Policy…Read more...
Tags: Energy, Texas, Science, Environment, Articles, Fuel, Renewable Energy, Austin, Wind Power, Fossil Fuel, Texas Public Policy Foundation, Climate Change Denial, Republican Wind Power Lies


Norway to Decriminalize Personal Purchase, Possession, and Use Of All Drugs In Small Quantities

The government of Norway is moving to decriminalize possession of small amounts of all recreational drugs as well as their use, including everything from weed and coke to heroin, per Bloomberg.Read more...
Tags: Science, Articles, Social Issues, Drug Policy, Norway, Heroin, War On Drugs, Drug Test, Harm Reduction, Psychoactive Drugs, Drug Control Law, Prohibition Of Drugs, Legality Of Cannabis, Drug Liberalization, Illegal Drug Trade


The 5 Biggest Tech Failures on Mars

Space fans all over the world breathed a sigh of relief yesterday when NASA’s Perseverance rover reached the surface of Mars safely. Humanity’s recent spate of bad luck aside, Mars is famous for ending missions before they even begin, with its inhospitable climate and the whole being-140-million-miles-away thing.…Read more...
Tags: Science, Environment, Nasa, Lander, Insight, Mars, Spaceflight, Roscosmos, Spacecraft, Mars Landing, Discovery And Exploration Of The Solar System, Exploration Of Mars, Mars Exploration Program


WandaVision Just Gave Us 2 Very Different Origin Stories

Just as WandaVision’s stakes have grown—both literally and metaphorically— the show’s begun answering of some its most mysterious questions with revelations that have only made it that much more difficult to parse what the show’s building to. “Breaking the Fourth Wall,” WandaVision’s seventh episode, lives up to its…Read more...
Tags: Science, Fiction, Wanda, Vision, Wanda Group, Monica Geller, Scarlet Witch, Hex, Monica Rambeau, Wanda Maximoff, Fictional Characters, WandaVision, Agatha Harkness, Agnes Kathryn Hahn, Billy Julian Hilliard, Kev Somerswanda


Apple Wants Valve To Hand Over A Bunch Of Steam Info For Its Fight With Epic

Epic Games’ legal battle against Apple over App Store fees continues to drag on into ever weirder and more esoteric fronts. The latest development? Apple is actively trying to subpoena years of in-depth sales information from Valve about all of the games listed on Steam, in order to show that Epic has plenty of other…Read more...
Tags: Apple, Ios, Science, Technology, Software, Steam, Itunes, Computing, App Store, Apple Inc, Epic Games, Valve Corporation, Video Game Publishers, Videotelephony, Technology Internet, Apple Wants Valve


Promising new data shows Pfizer's vaccine can overcome its ultra-cold storage requirements, as new research hints at just how effective the shot is

Pfizer announced Friday that they are seeking approval from the FDA to store its COVID-19 vaccine at higher temperatures. Dado Ruvic/Reuters Pfizer is seeking approval from the FDA to store COVID-19 vaccines at higher temperatures. Pfizer released data that shows the shots can be stored at temperatures between -13°F to 5°F. New research has also found the two-dose shot to be highly effective after one dose. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Pfizer and BioNTech announc...
Tags: Health, Science, Cdc, Israel, US, Trends, Healthcare, Fda, Pfizer, Anthony Fauci, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Johnson Johnson, US Food and Drug Administration, Moderna, BioNtech, Albert Bourla


Ransomware Gang Says Its Selling Data from Cyberattack That California DMV Warned About

A ransomware gang called “Cuba” claims to be selling off data on the dark web belonging to Automatic Funds Transfer Services (AFTS), a Seattle-based financial services and data management firm that suffered a bad ransomware attack in early February.Read more...
Tags: Security, Science, Crime, California, Ransomware, Cybercrime, Cyberattack, Security Breaches, DMV, Cuba, Seattle, Computer Security, Business Finance, Technology Internet, Automatic Funds Transfer Services AFTS


Nasa scientists release new image of Perseverance rover on Mars at news briefing – live

Team of experts answer questions about mission following safe landing on the red planet on Thursday – follow the briefing liveIn pictures: Perseverance mission to Mars 6.25pm GMT They go to the phones, for the Q&A portion of the event. The first question is about the software update. Will the rover boot back up once it’s done?? Good question, and highly relatable. 6.22pm GMT Morgan says the rocks on Mars have observable holes. Are they volcanic or sedimentary? Either way it’s exciting, ...
Tags: Astronomy, Space, Science, World news, US news, Nasa, Mars, Morgan


No, John Carmack. That’s a Stupid Idea

Scalpers buying up graphics cards and gaming consoles only to resell them at hugely inflated prices is a problem. And iD Software co-founder John Carmack has an idea as to how to stop it, as he laid out on Twitter last night. What if manufacturers simply auctioned their own stock directly to consumers?Read more...
Tags: Science, California, Marketing, Economy, Auction, Bidding, Tickets, Share Trading, John Carmack, Advanced Micro Devices, Scalping, Ticket Resale, Video Game Console, Fabless Semiconductor Companies, Technology Internet


Nasa scientists to discuss Perseverance rover's successful landing on Mars – live

Team of experts to answer questions about lunar mission following safe landing on the red planet on Thursday – follow the briefing live 4.45pm GMT Members of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (Nasa) team that put a rover on Mars on Thursday are preparing to host a news conference and answer questions about the mission.The rover, called Perseverance or Percy for short, is on Mars to search for signs of ancient life and collect samples to be returned by a future mission. About ...
Tags: Astronomy, Space, Science, World news, US news, Nasa, Mars, National Aeronautics and Space Administration NASA


The 60-Year Evolution of Psycho's Norman Bates

When most people think of Psycho, they think of Alfred Hitchcock’s direction, Bernard Herrman’s shrieking score, and Anthony Perkins’ vulnerable yet terrifying performance as Norman Bates. They probably don’t immediately think “horror franchise,” but Psycho did turn into one over the years.Read more...
Tags: Science, Films, Alfred Hitchcock, Bates Motel, Psycho, Motel, Anthony Perkins, Norman Bates, Robert Bloch, Marion Crane, Bernard Herrman, Creative Works, English Language Films, Entertainment Culture, Kurt Paul, Fictional Serial Killers



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