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Hayabusa 2 nearly ready for launch: Photos from Tanegashima, and new artist's renderings

On October 27, JAXA provided media with an opportunity to view the Hayabusa 2 spacecraft at the Tanegashima space center, where it's making final preparations for launch. Koumei Shibata was there, and took several photos. And artist Go Miyazaki has shared several terrific new renderings of the spacecraft in flight.

Is that a zombie in your pocket? (Or are you just happy to eat me?)

Since the Halloween spirit is upon us I thought it would be appropriate to go over a few of the basics of how to survive the zombie apocalypse. Audience zombies zombie apocalypse

The Antares Accident: Who's Rocket Was It?

Despite some in the media declaring it a NASA rocket disaster, Antares represents a new way of doing business. It's owned by a private company providing a service to NASA to resupply the space station. How is this different from other rockets NASA uses?

Nintendo Makes Its First Profit in Four Years

The legendary gaming company had a very good summer Games nintendo wii u mario kart 8 Super Smash Brothers Amiibo

James Cameron Talks Avatar Budget

It sure won't be cheap  Film Avatar James Cameron

Movie Theaters Ban Google Glass

If you've got 'em, leave 'em at home Trending google glass

The Avengers Are Loved World-Wide

Joss Whedon like the franchise's "global reach" Comics Avengers Are Popular World-Wide

Thunderbirds Are Back

The classic kids show will return next year with the help of Peter Jackson's FX master Trending Thunderbirds Are Go Richard Taylor Peter Jackson Gerry Anderson

Apple Pay vs. CurrentC: Rite Aid and CVS Are Screwed

You sure as heck wouldn’t want to be the guy this week who cut the CurrentC deal with Rite Aid and CVS.  He’ll be lucky to get a job at McDonalds after this mess.   Mobile Apple Pay nfc CurrentC

Comet C/2012 K1 PanSTARRS in November

Evening sky on Saturday November 1 looking south as seen from Adelaide at 22:00 (10:00 pm) ACDST in South Australia. Comet C/2012 K1 PanSTARRS is just above Canopus. Similar views will be seen elsewhere at the equivalent local time (click to embiggen). Show More Summary

Why is everyone so excited about Apple Pay?

 I don’t understand why people are so hyped up about giving Apple even more of their money than they already get. Mobile Apple Apple Pay Rite Aid CVS Tim Cook CurrentC

Game of Thrones Vs Lord of the Rings: Quien Es Mas Macho?

Who would win the dragon battle? Trending game of thrones Lord of the Rings Smaug Dorgon George R.R. Martin

Why Zeppelin Had to Come to an End

We'd all love more from the band, but...  Music Jimmy Page Led Zeppelin John Bonham

Where Are the Black Widow and Hulk Movies?

Marvel apparently didn't cover all the bases for Phase Three movie slate Comics The Avengers Marvel Black Widow The Incredible Hulk

Antares Rocket Explodes Seconds after Liftoff

An Antares rocket fell back to the launch pad shortly after liftoff, exploding into a fireball that appeared to destroy the vehicle.

Breaking Bad Actors Mad About Toy Ban

The controversy continues via Twitter  Trending breaking bad Bryan Cranston aaron paul Toys R Us

Marvel Announces a Remarkable Slate of Movies

Schedule for the rest of the decades includes an Avengers two-parter, The Black Panther, and Captain Marvel Comics The Avengers Marvel Captain Marvel The Black Panther Doctor Strange Thor

Is it even possible to make a car that doesn’t have problems?

There have been so many recalls of late that you have to wonder – is it even possible for automobile manufacturers to make a car that doesn’t have problems? Mobile recalls ford GM Toyota Takata

FTC sues AT&T over throttling

Barely a month after AT&T was slapped with a $105 million fine for its ‘cramming’ scheme it comes under fire again for throttling customer’s ‘unlimited’ plans. Mobile AT&T FTC throttling wireless

Amazon Scout searching for aspiring authors

Amazon has launched a new publishing program called Amazon Scout that lets readers decide which new authors will get published. Web Amazon Amazon Scout e-books publishing

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