January 19th, 2021 11:26 AM
An exoplanet located 212 light-years away is roughly the same size as Jupiter, but it’s 10 times lighter. The discovery is challenging our conceptions of how gas giants form and grow and the types of planets that can exist.
January 19th, 2021 10:57 AM
Officials say two National Guardsmen have been removed from the inauguration security mission after vetting found they had ties to extremist groups.
January 19th, 2021 09:51 AM
Out of 23,000 professors in UK universities only 155 are black, official figures reveal.
January 19th, 2021 11:00 AM
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Brave has just taken a step towards supporting a decentralized web, by becoming the first browser to offer native integration with a peer-to-peer networking protocol that aims to fundamentally change how the internet works. The technology is called IPFS (which stands for InterPlanetary File System), a relatively obscure transport protocol that promises to improve on the dominant HTTP standard by making content faster to access and more resilient to...
January 19th, 2021 11:22 AM
Former homeless NBA player Delonte West is now working at the drug rehab center in Florida that he attended, a source confirmed to ESPN.
January 19th, 2021 09:32 AM
Biden’s campaign strategy put Democrats in agony. Here’s why it worked.
January 19th, 2021 10:37 AM
Like so many other subjects, the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has brought concerns about the gig economy and contract workers into sharp focus over the past year which is why we’ll be diving into this topic at TC Sessions: Justice on March 3. From food delivery services like Seamless to warehouse and fulfillment jobs at places like Amazon, these often low-paid jobs have kept people supplied with essentials during one of the most difficult moments in modern American history. But why is it that...
January 19th, 2021 10:30 AM
The magistrate: As president of WA’s children’s court, Denis Reynolds was shocked by sentences given to youngsters facing ‘horrific’ circumstancesAustralia’s anguish: the Indigenous kids trapped behind bars‘Hell scared’: how a terrified homeless boy found himself locked up alone in the ‘hole’When Denis Reynolds began his career as a magistrate nearly 40 years ago, some of the Aboriginal children who appeared before him were so young and small he could hardly see them above the desk. Most, he...
January 19th, 2021 09:41 AM
Enlarge / Falcon 9, booster 1051, breaking through the sound barrier on December 13, 2020. It's back for an eighth launch a little more than a month later. (credit: Trevor Mahlmann / Ars Technica) SpaceX is continuing to make strides as it pushes the boundaries of reusing the first stage of its Falcon 9 rocket. On Wednesday morning, the company plans to launch its next batch of 60 Starlink satellites, reusing booster No. 1051. This will in fact be the eighth flight of this Falcon 9 rocket...
January 19th, 2021 11:30 AM
Mario was back for another adventure. But this time, it was personal. Hiroji Kiyotake, the director of 1992’s Game Boy hit Super Mario Land 2: Six Golden Coins, wanted to pursue the idea that this time Mario wouldn’t be fighting to help or save someone else. Hence: Wario, Mario’s greed-and-crime-focused rival.
January 19th, 2021 11:25 AM
Image: Kaiko/THQ Nordic Remastered port launches in March, says THQ Nordic Continue reading…
January 19th, 2021 11:30 AM
One cannot fully imagine the experience of parenthood until one is in the thick of it. You assume you will love your children, and that you will fear for their health and safety. And you’re sure that, at times, it will be challenging—even downright difficult. But it is not until you hold your child for the first time…