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This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Once, when I lived in Louisville, KY, I witnessed a lightning strike that hit the ground a few dozen feet from my vehicle, as I was merging on to the Gene Snyder Expressway. If you’ve never been close to a lightning strike, it can be difficult to describe the experience. At that range, there’s no

InSight Lander Records the Sound of Martian Wind

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Several days ago, a gust of wind swept across Elysium Planitia on the surface of Mars. This has happened uncountable times over the eons, but never before was a robot on hand to record the sound of that wind. Now, NASA’s InSight lander is sitting on Elysium Planitia with a suite of instruments designed to

Battle for Azeroth Smashes Launch Records as Players Return to the World of Warcraft

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. World of Warcraft turns 14 years old this year and just launched its seventh major expansion. Neither of these figures is too surprising if you know much about the MMO market. Because server costs aren’t that high and the marginal expense of an additional expansion pack can be relatively low, it’s not unusual for MMOs

Organic Memristor Sets Records for Speed and Durability

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Modern electronic devices are based on circuit elements like resistors, capacitors, and inductors. However, there’s a fourth still-experimental type of component called a memristor. Engineers have been trying to perfect the memristor for years, but so far attempts to make these components a reality have failed on one or more fronts. However, a new organic

NASA Satellite Records Big Increase in Carbon Dioxide

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. NASA’s Orbiting Carbon Observatory (OCO-2) is tasked with scanning the globe to track greenhouse gas emissions, and it recently delivered some troubling news. A dramatic spike in carbon dioxide was detected, and it could be a sign that tropical forest regions are not able to keep absorbing such a large volume of carbon from the

Tesla records its first Autopilot fatal crash; NHTSA opens investigation

Tesla now has recorded one Autopilot fatal crash in 130 million miles of driving in the wake of a May 7 accident in Williston, Florida. Joshua Brown, 40, of Canton, OH, was in self-driving (Autopilot) mode when his Tesla Model S failed to brake when a tractor-trailer turned left in front of Brown’s Tesla. Tesla said it quickly notified the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), which is opening an

Lil Wayne suing Universal Records

Brad Barket/Brad Barket/Invision/AP Lil Wayne claims he’s been duped by Universal Records, who didn’t pay him royalties. Lil Wayne wants his cash money. According to the Hollywood Reporter, the “Lollipop” rapper claims he’s out “tens of millions of dollars” because he discovered Drake, Nicki Minaj, and Tyga, and is suing Universal Records for $ 40 million. Wayne’s lawyers claim Universal Music Group is keeping the royalty monies instead of paying

Bernie Sanders to release health records before Clinton asks

Bernie Sanders plans to prove he’s physically fit to be president — before Hillary Clinton’s campaign asks him to. The Sanders campaign said the Vermont senator will soon release his health records, after a report saying his competitor would insist on them as an attack against the oldest presidential candidate. “He has a regular doctor. We’ll just get you the doctor’s note,” Sanders campaign manager Jeff Weaver told ABC News.

Bernie Sanders to release health records before Clinton asks

Bernie Sanders plans to prove he’s physically fit to be president — before Hillary Clinton’s campaign asks him to. The Sanders campaign said the Vermont senator will soon release his health records, ahead of a report saying his competitor would insist on them as an attack against the oldest presidential candidate. “He has a regular doctor. We’ll just get you the doctor’s note,” Sanders campaign manager Jeff Weaver told ABC

50 Cent fails to provide financial records at sex tape trial

Jefferson Siegel/POOL Curtis Jackson, aka 50 Cent, appears in Manhattan Supreme Court on Tuesday to testify in the trial where a jury found he violated a woman’s civil rights by posting her sex tape. He put her sex tape online for the world to see, but 50 Cent won’t bare his assets for Lastonia Leviston. The supposedly broke rapper initially ignored a court order to turn over detailed financial records