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Posted at 6:01 pm on May 20, 2018 by salifuj22

Yesterday, French radio station Europe 1 reported that Paris authorities have opened an investigation against French film director Luc Besson, after an actress told them that he had raped her the night before. According to the complaint, the actress says that she met Besson on Thursday evening at the Bristol hotel in Paris as the […]

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Posted at 4:10 pm on by salifuj22

AT&T has introduced a new product called the LTE-M button, a programmable button that businesses can deploy to allow customers to place orders or send alerts. The LTE-M button isn’t designed for consumers, but for businesses: it can be programmed and issued with a custom label — and ordered in quantities of 500. AT&T says […]

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Posted at 4:00 pm on by salifuj22

The photograph is dark, coal power plants stark against a sky streaked with color. This is the Drax power station in England, a site of pollution and protests. What would it be like to stand at the site? What would this scene sound like? The Drax photo is part of “Sound Photography,” a beautiful new […]

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Posted at 3:04 pm on by salifuj22

Six years after the PlayStation Vita’s launch, Sony is ending its production of physical games for most of the world. First reported by Kotaku, a Sony rep has since confirmed to The Verge that the company’s American and European branches — not its Japanese locations — will halt production by the end of 2018’s fiscal […]

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Posted at 3:00 pm on by salifuj22

Audiobooks are in the midst of a boom. Last June, the Audio Publishers Association reported that the field grew a whopping 34 percent between 2015 and 2016, and by all accounts, that growth is continuing. Readers are increasingly listening to fiction, and some of the most successful science fiction magazines have begun recording audio adaptations […]

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Posted at 1:00 pm on by salifuj22

The Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA) is currently holding its annual conference in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania this weekend, and last night, the organization announced the winners of its prestigious Nebula Awards. N.K. Jemisin’s The Stone Sky won the award for best novel. It’s the final installment of her Broken Earth trilogy, about a […]

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Posted at 10:09 pm on May 19, 2018 by salifuj22

It’s easy to pick up habits from romantic partners. People who are attracted to each other often engage in mirroring, or subconsciously copying each other’s gestures and patterns of speech. It’s also common for people in relationships to adopt each other’s attitudes, behaviors, and hobbies. Personally, it’s how I learned to sail, rock climb and […]

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Posted at 2:00 pm on by salifuj22

China celebrated the country’s first rocket launch by a private spaceflight company this week. OneSpace Technologies, based out of Beijing, launched its OS-X rocket from an undisclosed location on a suborbital trajectory on Wednesday, reaching a reported altitude of 25 miles and traveling about 170 miles before falling back to Earth. It’s the first demonstration […]

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