Don’t hold your breath for the moon

In the house in which I grew up, a single framed newspaper front page loomed over us. “MAN ON MOON“, it declared jubilantly, in an enormous, suitably momentous typeface. Subheadings included “‘It’s very pretty up here … a fine, soft surface’” and, of course, “A giant leap for mankind.

What It Will Take for Humans to Live on the Moon

The last time we put a human on the moon was 1972, over four decades ago. Since then we’ve learned a lot about it. Our probes and robots have revealed it’s a harsh, barren space boulder with a nightmarish environment. But, you know what else we’ve learned? Read more...

How To Climb Big Cliffs Without Ropes And Not Die

Rock climbing can be divided into a crazy mess of sub-genres: top-roping, sport, trad, and about a thousand too bizarre to name. But they almost all rely on ropes to catch you if you fall. There is, however, another way: severing the nylon umbilical, and climbing rope-free above water instead.

Be Your Own Action Hero

It’s Action Hero Week on Gizmodo and IO9 right now; a fun look at at the the tough guys we all like to watch in movies and on TV. But you don’t have to watch that stuff and look on in envy, you can be one of those heroes. Here’s how. Read more...

How I learned to stop worrying and love the Windows Phone 8.1

Of all the mobile platforms out there, Windows Phone 8.1 was literally the absolute last option I ever thought I would land upon. I had a burning hatred for Windows on the mobile side.Read more: http://www.itproportal.com/2014/07/15/how-i-learned-to-stop-worrying-and-love-the-windows-phone-81/

Why Miracle Drugs Exist But You Can’t Have Them

It's supposedly getting easier for innovative drugs for rare diseases like Duchenne muscular dystrophy to reach the market. So why, asks Andy Extance, is hesitancy still proving devastating to desperate families?Read more...

Every Single Doctor Who Story, Ranked from Best to Worst

This weekend, Doctor Who returns, continuing a rich history of time travel and wild adventures. But which of the over 250 Doctor Who stories is the best, and which is the worst? Here’s our stab at ranking every single Doctor Who story, in order of quality.Read more...

Daily Crunch: Apple Card launches in the U.S.

The Daily Crunch is TechCrunch’s roundup of our biggest and most important stories. If you’d like to get this delivered to your inbox every day at around 9am Pacific, you can subscribe here. 1. Apple Card launches today for all US customers,

The 11 best startups from Y Combinator’s S19 Demo Day 1

Y Combinator, the genesis for many of the companies that have shaped Silicon Valley including Airbnb, PagerDuty and Stripe, has minted another 200 some graduates.

Shazam data is powering Apple Music’s newest chart, the Shazam Discovery Top 50

Apple continues to make use of Shazam, the music recognition app it acquired for $400 million in 2018. Earlier this month, Apple publicly launched its Music for Artists dashboard which included insights powered by Shazam data. Today,

IBM is moving OpenPower Foundation to The Linux Foundation

IBM makes the Power Series chips, and as part of that has open sourced some of the underlying technologies to encourage wider use of these chips. The open source pieces have been part of the OpenPower Foundation. Today, the company announced it was moving the foundation under The Linux Foundation,

‘This is Your Life in Silicon Valley’: The League founder and CEO Amanda Bradford on modern dating,

This edition features Amanda Bradford - Founder/CEO of The League. Amanda talks about modern dating, its limitations, why 'The League' will win, and her candid perspective on other dating startups...

GitHub adds 21 new partners to its free Student Developer Pack

For a few years now, GitHub has been running a program that gives students around the world free access to GitHub Pro and various free and discounted services from other partners as part of its GitHub Education program. In total, over 1.5 million students have now signed up for the program,

Microsoft’s new Chromium-based Edge browser is now in beta

Microsoft today launched the first beta builds of its new, Chromium-based Edge browser for Windows and Mac. The new beta channel, which will see a new update roughly every six weeks, will join the existing dev and canary channels, which will continue to see daily and weekly updates, respectively.

Week in Review: The one-way web and Elon Musk’s Neuralink

Hello, weekenders. This is Week-in-Review, where I give a heavy amount of analysis and/or rambling thoughts on one story while scouring the rest of the hundreds of stories that emerged on TechCrunch this week to surface my favorites for your reading pleasure. Last week,

Watch Patrick Stewart grow bored of his winery in first ‘Star Trek: Picard’ trailer

Yes, Captain Jean-Luc Picard is indeed coming back. We knew this from previous announcements, but CBS All Access turned heads at this year’s San Diego Comic Con with an actual trailer of Sir Patrick Stewart Picarding his heart out. He says “engage!” for god’s sake.

NASA’s Orion crew capsule is officially complete and ready to prep for its first Moon mission

NASA’s 50th anniversary celebrations weren’t limited to just remembrances of past achievements – the space agency also marked the day by confirming that the Orion crew capsule that will bring astronauts back to the Moon for the first time since the end of the Apollo program is ready for its first trip to lunar orbit,

炫到不行!全息投影实现自己和自己二重奏

在最近的 SXSW 音乐盛典上,日本传奇音乐人 YOSHIKI 运用全息技术,自己和自己来了一次精彩的斗琴。  

TUV 南德启动新一轮动力电池比对测试活动

北京2014年4月28日电 /美通社/ -- 近日,TUV南德意志大中华集团(以下简称TUV SUD)于北京召开2014年电动汽车用动力锂离子电池比对测试活动启动会。

Ipsos:调查显示现代年轻女性更加容易产生性幻想

女性普遍觉得相对于以前,现在的她们更加敢于表达自己的性欲望,这也变成了一个新的流行趋势,而且她们中的大多数对这一趋势持支持的观点。

Eddy Cue boasts about Apple’s 2014 product line-up: The best in 25 years

Apple is apparently set to dazzle with its product revelations this year, according to Eddy Cue, senior VP of Internet Software and Services at Cupertino.Read more: http://www.itproportal.com/2014/05/30/eddy-cue-boasts-about-apples-2014-product-line-up-the-best-in-25-years/

Windowswear:3 万张照片,在时尚橱窗中找到大数据商业模式

潮人、买手、学习设计、醉心研究时尚行业?那可能你会对本文感兴趣。 即使在线商店的销情如何火爆,但在时尚界,装潢精致、让人犹如进入大观园的时尚门店依然起主宰作用。

【早报】神!传百度研发无人驾驶自行车,更神!两人猜中巴西1-7惨败豪揽50万

【神!传百度研发无人驾驶自行车】7月9日,据新浪科技消息,百度深度学习实验室(Institute of Deep Learning, IDL)正在研发的无人驾驶自行车将在年内问世,这也可能是全球首款真正意义上的无人驾驶自行车。

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