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A decade later, Bean told me that his brain must have been wired differently from the norm for astronauts. Reflecting on his experience, Bean once said: "I remember once looking back at Earth and starting to think, Gee, that's lovely.' Then I said to myself, 'Quit screwing off and go collect rocks .' We figured reflection wasn't productive".
  • Tesla shares falling after Elon Musk's testy conference call

    Tesla shares falling after Elon Musk's testy conference call

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    But Musk rattled investors during a fractious earnings call yesterday to discuss the results, cutting analysts short and expressing exasperation with "bonehead" questions. Another exchange between Musk and HyperChange analyst Galileo Russell dismissed comments from Daimler questioning whether Tesla could deliver on specs for its Semi electric truck.
  • You can now purchase the Oculus Go standalone VR headset for $199

    You can now purchase the Oculus Go standalone VR headset for $199

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    Battery life is set around 2 hours for playing games, and about 2.5 hours when you're streaming media and video content. In fact, attendees might even be getting their own Go to take home. Discovered by RoadtoVR , Reddit user theDarthonly shared a photo of sixteen Oculus Go units on display at a Fayetteville, Arkansas Best Buy , some marked 32GB and others 64GB, matching previously-known storage capacity options for the headset.
  • Nokia 7 Plus offers

    Nokia 7 Plus offers

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    Airtel users can get a cashback of up to Rs 2000 as a part of the telecom firm's "Mera Pehla Phone" initiative, something that drops the price of the smartphone down to Rs 23,999. Below, it houses fingerprint sensor. The Nokia 7 Plus comes in Black Copper and White Copper colors. The choice of the image of the N8 is interesting, because when it launched, it had a particularly good 12-megapixel camera with Carl Zeiss optics.
  • Australia to pay for Great Barrier Reef restoration and protection

    Australia to pay for Great Barrier Reef restoration and protection

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    It builds on the joint $2 billion Australian and Queensland Reef 2050 plan. A major outbreak of coral-eating crown-of-thorns starfish has been destroying areas of the world heritage listed reef, prompting a major cull in January. Australian Conservation Foundation chief Kelly O'Shanassy agreed. Critics seized on Australia's continued subsidized development of gas and coal, especially its openness to the Adani coal mine in northern Australia that would be among the world's largest, ...
  • Epic Games tease theme ahead of release on PS4, Xbox, Mobile, PC

    Epic Games tease theme ahead of release on PS4, Xbox, Mobile, PC

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    The official Fortnite Twitter account recently posted this intriguing Season 4 teaser... So many possibilities. Whatever it turns out to be, it seems pretty obvious that Epic has big plans for the fourth season. Superdata says that Fortnite is now the largest free-to-play game on consoles of all time in terms of revenue generated and monthly active users.
  • Kevin Feige Talks SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING Sequel

    Kevin Feige Talks SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING Sequel

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    Sony Pictures and Marvel Studios already have a sequel scheduled to arrive in the summer of 2019, and when Spidey returns to action without The Avengers surrounding him, he won't be staying in NY. So, though there aren't really any more details about why or where Spidey will be slinging, it's not hard to imagine the webhead needing to grow beyond the borders of his hometown if he truly does want to be more involved with the Avengers - in both Infinity War and Avengers 4 .
  • Bob Dorough of

    Bob Dorough of "Schoolhouse Rock" is dead at 94

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    In the late '40s, Dorough made his way to NY, working there as a pianist and singer. " Schoolhouse Rock " first premiered in 1973 and ran on ABC for 12 years. He wrote all of the Multiplication Rock series (including "Three is a Magic Number", famously sampled by De La Soul ), and Grammar Rock classics "Conjunction Junction" and "Lolly, Lolly Lolly, Get Your Adverbs Here", as well as songs for America Rock , Science Rock , Money Rock , and Earth Rock .
  • Amazon Launches Jacksonville In-Car Delivery Service That Unlocks Vehicles Remotely

    Amazon Launches Jacksonville In-Car Delivery Service That Unlocks Vehicles Remotely

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    If your package does get stolen, the same rules apply as getting your delivery poached off your porch. Customers must download the Amazon Key app to which they can link a connected auto. Amazon said that it will include more locations and more vehicle makes and models over time. With an app, customers can buy a product on Amazon , then authorize their auto to be unlocked remotely when the delivery person is nearby.