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Donald Trump, Kim Jong Un impersonators spotted at Olympics opening ceremony

Donald Trump, Kim Jong Un impersonators spotted at Olympics opening ceremony Yet when Korea entered, it was a moment to behold. The US and South Korea stand united against North Korea's nuclear program, even as the two Koreas hold talks in conjunction with the Winter Olympics , US Vice President Mike Pence said Saturday. [Full Article...]

India wins piece of Abu Dhabi Oil

India wins piece of Abu Dhabi Oil Prime Minister Narendra Modi's second visit to the UAE has resulted in an Indian consortium gaining stake for the first time in Abu Dhabi's massive oil resources. The Indian win gives the country a direct stake in Middle Eastern barrels. The deal enables Adnoc to tap demand in the world's second-most populous nation. [Full Article...]

Instagram will Now Notify Screenshot Alerts-Be Careful

Instagram will Now Notify Screenshot Alerts-Be Careful Yup, it seems that Instagram is now alerting users whenever a screenshot of their Story has been taken . For example, there's a chance that some users may end up watching less stories over time if they aren't able to take screenshots without notifying the creator. [Full Article...]

Government websites hit by cryptocurrency mining malware

Government websites hit by cryptocurrency mining malware The tainted version of Browsealoud caused inserted software for mining the digital currency Monero to run on computers that visited infected sites, generating money for the hackers behind the attack, The Register said . "But there were ways the government sites could have protected themselves from this". A spokesperson for the National Cyber Security Centre said: "NCSC technical experts are e... [Full Article...]

Kim Jong Un, Trump imitators booted from PyeongChang Stadium

The Opening Ceremony of the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games was a spectacle to behold, but two notable individuals did not get to witness the pageantry. UK Sport director of performance Chelsea Warr said: "Our agreed medal target shows that PyeongChang 2018 has the potential to be our best Winter Games yet". [Full Article...]

WH Considers Space Station Privatization

The White House is expected to end direct funding for the orbiting station after 2024, with documents obtained by the Washington Post indicating the laboratory could end up in private hands. "It will be very hard to turn ISS into a truly commercial outpost because of the global agreements that the United States is involved in". Aerospace company Boeing now operates the station for NASA, whic... [Full Article...]

Rapper Cardi B attacked by cheetah during Bodak Yellow shoot

Rapper Cardi B attacked by cheetah during Bodak Yellow shoot I didn't know how hard it was gonna be to get a cheetah out there. "We shot this scene we didn't use, and he attacked Cardi in that scene". 'So that was kind of insane, ' Picture Perfect said of the incident. Picture Perfect also talked about wanting to put a cheetah next to Cardi in a auto - but thankfully he had a change of heart about that. "She's like, 'Let's f**king stop shooting the s**t". [Full Article...]

This 'e-skin' is malleable, self-healable, recyclable

This 'e-skin' is malleable, self-healable, recyclable It is a tremendous breakthrough that has major implications for robots in the future, but it also could be used to create prosthetics, or smart textiles. The same concept can be applied to prosthetics: When an artificial limb is wrapped in e-skin, it can theoretically sense when something is too hot or too cold, or if more or less pressure needs to be exerted on an object. [Full Article...]

Korea women's hockey team to make much-awaited Olympic debut

Korea women's hockey team to make much-awaited Olympic debut Dressed in long, white padded jackets, they followed the flag with a blue silhouette of the Korean Peninsula against a white background. PyeongChang 2018 is the first Winter Olympic Games to be hosted by South Korea, which also hosted the Summer Olympics in 1988. [Full Article...]

Falcon Heavy and Cars in Space-Good Outreach and Beyond

Falcon Heavy and Cars in Space-Good Outreach and Beyond The trailblazing deep space mission that sent back two boosters to Earth for reuse raises vast possibilities once envisaged only in the Isaac Asimov's imaginative sci-fi works. One of Musk's key takeaways from the Falcon Heavy's successful flight? As it blasted off from the launchpad, two rockets separated after the completion of stage one of the launch. [Full Article...]

President Trump says lives are being ruined 'by a mere allegation'

President Trump says lives are being ruined 'by a mere allegation' But Kelly's hold on his post seemed the shakiest since he took the job in July, in part because several West Wing aides have had their faith shaken by his handling of the Porter accusations. Trump's spoken defense of Porter also drew ire, including from at least one member of his own party. "It's alarming Rob Porter remained in an influential role", said Democratic Representative Ann McLane ... [Full Article...]

Elon Musk posts photo of vehicle in space

Elon Musk posts photo of vehicle in space Late Tuesday, Musk said the final firing of the rocket's upper stage put his auto on a more distant trajectory than anticipated. The auto is now expected to get close to the dwarf planet Ceres. Funding space exploration also accelerates the development of innovations which are useful beyond aerospace engineering. Establishing a colony on Mars is Musk's stated long-term goal and Falcon Heav... [Full Article...]

SpaceX denies report of Air Force blowing up its floating Falcon 9

SpaceX denies report of Air Force blowing up its floating Falcon 9 EST and till 4 p.m. EST. On January 31, SpaceX used an older model Falcon 9 rocket to launch a satellite named GovSat-1 . The racket was launched at the same launch pad that sent the crew of Apollo 11 to the moon. But that doesn't mean Falcon Heavy will become a distant memory. On Earth, a powerful magnetic field and the atmosphere largely protect humans (and Tesla Roadsters) from the har... [Full Article...]

UN Chief Meets North Korean President at Olympics, Stresses Need for Dialogue

UN Chief Meets North Korean President at Olympics, Stresses Need for Dialogue Kim Yo Jong , top right, sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un , sits alongside Kim Yong Nam , president of the Presidium of North Korean Parliament, and behind U.S. He adding that the North Korean leader was "on a suicide mission" in continuing to develop a nuclear weapons programme. "He said it would create chaos and confusion in South Korea". [Full Article...]

United States federal shutdown at hand after fiscal hawk's dissent

United States federal shutdown at hand after fiscal hawk's dissent President Trump tweeted at 7:39am Central time. "I can't in all honesty look the other way". The most promising outcome may be a narrow bill extending DACA protections for a year or so and providing some border security money for Trump. [Full Article...]

Where is Elon Musk's auto going?

Where is Elon Musk's auto going? But even after that livestream ended, a few astronomers have kept an eye on Starman and its vehicle as they make their way out to an orbit around the sun that will bring it beyond Mars, allowing it to roam through space possibly for millions of years. [Full Article...]

SpaceX Falcon Heavy launch turns tide of Florida's Area Coast financial system

SpaceX Falcon Heavy launch turns tide of Florida's Area Coast financial system And there's a cherry red Tesla floating around up there playing a David Bowie song nonstop. Lori Garver, a former deputy NASA Administrator who pushed for a greater reliance on the commercial sector during the Obama administration, said the launch of Falcon Heavy should spark a change in the way NASA operates. [Full Article...]

Elon Musk sends sportscar into space on world's most powerful space ship

Elon Musk sends sportscar into space on world's most powerful space ship Musk shared pictures of the auto when it reached space tweeting "Last pic of Starman in Roadster on its journey to Mars orbit and then the Asteroid Belt". And the SLS is created to have greater capability than the Falcon Heavy. Musk founded SpaceX in 2002 to design, manufacture, and launch advanced rockets and spacecraft with the ultimate goal of enabling humans to live on other planets. [Full Article...]

Watch the wonderful North Korean cheerleaders at work

If Seoul puts its top priority on improving relations with Pyongyang, that could threaten cooperation of the United States, Japan and South Korea on bolstering pressure on North Korea, which has shown no sign of giving up its missile and nuclear programs. [Full Article...]

Gotta hand it to Vonn: US ski star wears gloves at Olympics

Gotta hand it to Vonn: US ski star wears gloves at Olympics Another Olympic medal to add to her gold and bronze from 2010 would be the coup de grace as her career winds down. Vonn smiled and kidded around for much of the half-hour Q-and-A, but her mood changed when she was asked about her grandfather, Don Kildow, who died in November. [Full Article...]


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