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NASA Can’t Contact Voyager 2 Until 2021, as Deep Space Antenna Gets Much-Needed Upgrades

NASA Can’t Contact Voyager 2 Until 2021, as Deep Space Antenna Gets Much-Needed Upgrades

A radio antenna in Australia in dire need of upgrades will be offline for the next 11 months, during which time NASA mission controllers won’t be able to transmit commands to the Voyager 2 probe,
NASA Can’t Contact Voyager 2 Until 2021, as Deep Space Antenna Gets Much-Needed Upgrades

NASA Can’t Contact Voyager 2 Until 2021, as Deep Space Antenna Gets Much-Needed Upgrades

A radio antenna in Australia in dire need of upgrades will be offline for the next 11 months, during which time NASA mission controllers won’t be able to transmit commands to the Voyager 2 probe,
Man trampled by startled deer in McDonalds parking lot

Man trampled by startled deer in McDonalds parking lot

“I mean, just see the flash of him rolling over me and in a straight line, and he was gone,” the deer-trampled gentleman told WSOC-TV. ‘It was absolutely nuts,’ said Ken Worthy, a retired detective
2019 was the year of 'yikes'

2019 was the year of 'yikes'

To celebrate reaching the end of this year, we asked our reporters to look back on 2019 and pick one thing they thought stood out from the rest of the cultural chaos and cursed images. You can find
WAIT FOR IT:  Surprising new 'Coke and Mentos' video

WAIT FOR IT: Surprising new 'Coke and Mentos' video

I have long thought of 'Coke and Mentos' as a less fun 'liquid plumber and aluminum foil' science fair trick, no longer... okay what the fuck did I just watch pic.twitter.com/Ny2Etsm9Hm —
Uber CEO on Saudi murder of journalist: "We've made mistakes too"

Uber CEO on Saudi murder of journalist: "We've made mistakes too"

Uber CEO on Saudi Arabia's killing of Jamal Khashoggi: "It's a serious mistake. We've made mistakes too, right, with self-driving ... So I think that people make mistakes. It doesn't mean that they
How a Petty Tweet Became a Gig Economy Fairy Tale

How a Petty Tweet Became a Gig Economy Fairy Tale

“Every single person I know has side hustles. Millennials and Gen Z stay evolving.”
Jeffrey Epstein Sure Had Some Extremely Disturbing Thoughts on Science

Jeffrey Epstein Sure Had Some Extremely Disturbing Thoughts on Science

Jeffrey Epstein—the billionaire investor facing charges of sex trafficking dozens of underage girls and who hobnobbed with the rich and powerful including multiple presidents—sure had a lot of
Family Has Arguably The Most Shocking DNA Ancestry Kit Experience Of All Time

Family Has Arguably The Most Shocking DNA Ancestry Kit Experience Of All Time

Throwback Thursday! This'll go down in history as the worst DNA Ancestry kit experience of all time. Can't even imagine how this family handled their truly shocking revelation. As the story unfolds
Half of Child Grooming Cases Involve Facebook-Owned Platforms, UK Report Finds

Half of Child Grooming Cases Involve Facebook-Owned Platforms, UK Report Finds

Data compiled by the UK’s National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC) found that in the past 18 months, over half of child grooming incidents in England and Wales where the
Disable FaceTime Right Now [Updated]

Disable FaceTime Right Now [Updated]

A jaw-dropping flaw in Apple’s FaceTime software allows for users to eavesdrop on others while a call is still ringing, according to 9to5Mac. Read more...
Disable FaceTime Right Now [Updated]

Disable FaceTime Right Now [Updated]

A jaw-dropping flaw in Apple’s FaceTime software allows for users to eavesdrop on others while a call is still ringing, according to 9to5Mac. Read more...
A Heart Failure Patient Actually Coughed Up This Blood Clot Shaped Like a Lung Passage

A Heart Failure Patient Actually Coughed Up This Blood Clot Shaped Like a Lung Passage

Though it resembles a coral, root system, or some other kind of growth, the above photo actually depicts a six-inch-wide blood clot in the near-perfect form of the right bronchial tree of a human
This has been a terrible two months for AMD

This has been a terrible two months for AMD

Advanced Micro Devices’ quarterly earning report missed analysts’ revenue expectations today (Oct. 24). The company’s stock price is down 21% in after hours trading. AMD…
Manchester City's Riyad Mahrez Sends Penalty To Infinity And Beyond

Manchester City's Riyad Mahrez Sends Penalty To Infinity And Beyond

The much-anticipated “game of the season” between Liverpool and Manchester City was an utter snoozefest with fans already checking out at halftime. The closest scoring opportunity either team had
Report: Increasingly Desperate MoviePass May Not Be Paying for Major Films Anymore

Report: Increasingly Desperate MoviePass May Not Be Paying for Major Films Anymore

Last week, movie-ticketing service MoviePass’ ongoing business problems hit crisis mode when its app stopped working in the middle of Thursday night, with the company having to secure a $6.2 million
Grave Miscalculation: This Woman’s Weekend-Long Trip With Her Friend Should Have Really Just Been A Lunch

Grave Miscalculation: This Woman’s Weekend-Long Trip With Her Friend Should Have Really Just Been A Lunch

Hindsight is always 20/20, which makes it pretty tough to watch a misjudgment as drastic as this one play out: This woman’s weekend-long trip with her friend should have really just been a lunch.Read

TIL: Camels can eat long-needled cactus

Do not mess with a Dromedary camel. Their mouths are adapted to eat whole pieces of prickly pear cactus, six-inch long needles and all. Watch this video by if you don't believe me.A zoologist on
Google CEO Says AI Is 'More Profound Than, I Dunno, Electricity or Fire'

Google CEO Says AI Is 'More Profound Than, I Dunno, Electricity or Fire'

“AI is one of the most important things humanity is working on. It is more profound than, I dunno, electricity or fire.” Those words were not uttered from the lips of a stoned Gizmodo staffer but said
The US Intelligence Community Apparently Wants Someone to Build Them a Brain [Updated]

The US Intelligence Community Apparently Wants Someone to Build Them a Brain [Updated]

Are you a postdoctoral researcher with a hankering to help the US government hone its brain-warfare skills? Well, Uncle Sam has just the job for you!Read more...