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Disney ends affiliation with YouTube Star, PewDiePie

The Internet star allegedly posted a video that included two men laughing as they held a banner that read “Death to all Jews.” Disney’s Maker Studios has severed ties with YouTube star PewDiePie, aka Felix K…

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Sundance Cyberattack Forces Box Office to Close

The Sundance Film Festival has been hacked. “Sundance Film Festival has been subject to a cyberattack, causing network outages that have shut down our box office,” said a spokesperson for the festival. “No…

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Flirtey raises $16 million to become a next-gen UPS

Drone delivery startup Flirtey has raised $16 million in Series A funding to bring its high-flying service to new customers, companies and possibly countries. Earlier, the startup raised $120,000 in seed fund…

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Airbus is working on a self driving flying taxi

Airbus is not kidding around about flying cars – the maker of airborne transportation vehicles plans to test out a prototype self-flying small urban transport made for single-passenger travel by the end of th…

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Gene Cernan, last man on the moon, dies aged 82

Eugene Andrew "Gene" Cernan, was an American astronaut, naval aviator, electrical engineer, aeronautical engineer, and fighter pilot, and was the last human to walk on the Moon, in 1972. He traveled into s…

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OLED TV: what you need to know

OLED: It's an acronym you've probably heard before in reference to the highest-grade television sets on the market, but maybe you're unsure exactly what it means and, more importantly, why it's so important t…

This computer-generated view depicts part of Mars at the boundary between darkness and daylight, with an area including Gale Crater beginning to catch morning light, in this handout image provided by NASA. It may not be space debris, errant asteroids, supply shortages, thruster malfunctions or even the malevolent aliens envisioned in so many Hollywood films that thwart astronauts on any mission to Mars. It may be the ubiquitous galactic cosmic rays. Researchers said on May 1, 2015 long-term exposure to these rays that permeate space may cause dementia-like cognitive impairments in astronauts during any future round-trip Mars trip, expected to take at least 2-1/2 years. REUTERS/NASA/JPL-Caltech/Handout 
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Mission to Mars May Cause Madness

A trip to Mars may resemble a particularly poor and drawn out series of Celebrity Big Brother in which everyone goes mad and dies at the end of it, with researchers suggesting that one of the biggest hurdles …

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George Lucas Museum to be built in LA

After trying and failing to find a city to host his Museum of the Narrative Arts, pioneering filmmaker George Lucas has finally found a home for it, and in a statement confirmed today by mayor Eric Garcetti, …

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Backyard Scientist 150mph Rocket Knife

If you like nutty people, doing nutty things in their own backyard, look no further. Youtuber 'The Backyard Scientist' sets up a recreation of his favorite Mythbusters myth, the one with the rocket car. Check…