Why Comets’ Heads Can Be Green, but Never Their Tails

Soaring Comet Illustration

The team solved this mystery with the help of a vacuum chamber, a lot of lasers, and one powerful cosmic reaction. Every so often, the Kuiper Belt and Oort Cloud throw galactic snowballs made up of ice, dust and rocks our way: 4.6-billion-year-old leftovers from the formation of the solar system. These snowballs – or … Read more

China Tech Stocks Fall As Top Livestreamer Fined for Tax Evasion

China Tech Stocks Fall As Top Livestreamer Fined for Tax Evasion

(Bloomberg) — China’s biggest livestreaming and e-commerce platforms saw shares drop after the country slapped an unprecedented tax evasion fine on a top influencer, intensifying its crackdown on celebrities responsible for shifting millions in merchandise on the Chinese Internet. Most Read from Bloomberg Kuaishou Technology fell as much as 3.9%, Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. as … Read more

UTFO Rapper Kangol Kid Dead at 55

UTFO Rapper Kangol Kid Dead at 55

Photo of UTFO – Credit: Michael Ochs Archives Kangol Kid, a member of the Brooklyn hip-hop group UTFO whose 1984 song “Roxanne, Roxanne” sparked a legendary rap rivalry, has died at the age of 55. The emcee/producer born Shaun Fequiere’s death comes after he revealed he was battling stage 4 colon cancer; he was first … Read more

T-Mobile says it blocked 21 billion scam calls in 2021

Steve Dent

T-Mobile announced that scam call traffic more than doubled in 2021 with attempts hitting an average of 425 million calls every week, Bleeping Computer reported. It also said that it blocked over 21 billion of those calls for T-Mobile customers through December 2021 (over 700 calls per second) via its Scam Shield service. Over half … Read more

Spider-Man No Way Home: Scene Featuring Tony Stark’s Daughter Was Cut From Tom Holland, Benedict Cumberbatch’s MCU Film

Spider-Man No Way Home: Scene Featuring Tony Stark’s Daughter Was Cut From Tom Holland, Benedict Cumberbatch’s MCU Film

Child actress Lexi Rabe took to her Instagram to post some photographs from the red carpet premiere of Spider-Man: No Way Home. She mentioned that her part got cut from the movie. It’s not the pictures that fans of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) were focused on however, but instead the caption that Rabe said: … Read more

MIT Engineers Test an Idea for a New Hovering Moon Rover

Levitating Rover

MIT aerospace engineers are testing a concept for a hovering rover that levitates by harnessing the moon’s natural charge. This illustration shows a concept image of rover. Credit: Courtesy of the researchers A levitating vehicle might someday explore the moon, asteroids, and other airless planetary surfaces. Aerospace engineers at MIT are testing a new concept … Read more