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NASA’S ICON Space Weather Satellite Has Suddenly Gone Silent

An artist’s depiction of the ICON spacecraft.Illustration: NASA A three-year-old NASA satellite lost touch with ground controllers two weeks ago and is now wandering through low Earth orbit without supervision. Sadly, the space agency fears the worst. NASA’s Ionospheric Connection Explorer (ICON) Mission has not communicated with ground stations since November 25 due to some …

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Taylor Swift and FTX Had $100M Sponsorship Deal Talks

Photo: Amy Sussman (GettyImages) Taylor Swift came close to finalizing a sponsorship deal with FTX earlier this year as the crypto company was in a downward spiral and burning through all the money it didn’t have. The deal would have brought Yet another celebrity into the already-sizable FTX endorsement fold, reportedly for a price tag …

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Wonder Woman 3 Not Moving Forward In Major DC Universe Shake Up

Wonder Woman might not be back for 3Image: Warner Bros. When Warner Bros. hired James Gunn and Peter Safran to reimagine the DC Universe, everyone expected changes. But no one could have expected that one of the studio’s surefire heroes, Wonder Woman, would come under the axe. That is apparently what has happened though, as …

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Amazon allegedly stole driver’s tips according to the new lawsuit

Photo: Chip Somodevilla (GettyImages) This holiday season, Amazon says it will pay its delivery workers an extra $5 every time a customer tells their Alexa smart speaker to thank their driver. That sounds like a nice gesture until you realize Amazon’s allegedly spent years redirecting or stealing tips intended for many of those very same …

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NASA’s NEO Surveyor to Launch Later and Cost More Than Expected

An illustration of the Near Earth Object Surveyor, which is scheduled for launch in June 2028.Illustration: NASA/JPL-Caltech NASA’s plan for an upcoming infrared asteroid-hunting telescope, called Near Earth Object (NEO) Surveyor, has officially changed. NEO Surveyor’s expected price tag has doubled from an estimated high of $600 million to a whopping $1.2 billion, while the …

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Jenna Ortega Had Covid While Filming Wednesday’s Dance Scene

screenshot: Netflix Reviews of Netflix’s Addams Family spin-off Wednesday have been mixed, but there’s one thing everyone could agree on: Jenny Ortega‘s unapologetically goofy dance scene was amazing. Unfortunately, notice I said “could”—your enthusiasm might wane upon learning she filmed the scene while having the coronavirus. If you’ve leapt to the assumption that Ortega kept …

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Telegram Is Selling Fake Telephone Numbers for Crypto

Telegram has facilitated the sale of over $50 million worth of usernames in crypto auctions, and now it wants to auction off fake phone numbers to allow access to the platform.Photo: Mehaniq (Shutterstock) Telegram is not yet done finding new ways to monetize access to its platform. On Tuesday, the encrypted messaging app announced users …

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NASA Developing Robotic Arm to Withstand Moon’s Frigid Nights

An engineer at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory observes the COLDArm being tested in a bed of simulated lunar soil.Image: NASA/JPL-Caltech It can get cold on the Moon—so cold in fact that these temperatures are likely to impede the abilities of some current NASA engineering. As a result, the space agency is testing out a new …

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Marvel Disney+ Daredevil Revival confirms New Cast

Image: Disney+ If you’ve been watching the casting announcements around Disney+’s Marvel series DaredevilBorn Again and wondering… what about Deborah Ann Woll (Karen Page) and Elden Henson (Foggy Nelson), who were part of the show’s original Netflix incarnation, you’re not alone. Star Charlie Cox, while attending German Comic Con Winter Edition this weekend, didn’t seem …

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