Watch China launch rocket in first crewed mission in 5 years

China has successfully launched its first crewed mission in five years as the nation continues with the expansion of its ambitious space program. A Long March-2F rocket carrying three astronauts…

Gaming on LEAKED Windows 11

Get 20% OFF + Free Shipping @MANSCAPED with promo code TECH at https://manscaped.com/TECH Use code LINUS and get 25% off GlassWire at https://lmg.gg/glasswire This week a leaked version of Microsoft’s…

China successfully launches three astronauts to new space station

CGTN A Long March rocket blasted off from China’s Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center today, carrying three astronauts to China’s new space station. The launch marks China’s first crewed mission in…

My 3 Greatest Revelations – Issue 102: Hidden Truths

1  The “Dataome” Is Huge The dataome is shorthand to describe all of the externalized information we generate in symbolic representations: drawings, music, books, computing, data storage. It’s all of…

Is the Universe Open-Ended? – Issue 102: Hidden Truths

One of my favorite albeit heavily paraphrased quotes from Albert Einstein is his assertion that the most incomprehensible thing about the universe is that it is comprehensible. (What he actually…

The History of Locker-Room Talk – Issue 102: Hidden Truths

When I first posted on social media about my new book, Father Figure: How to Be a Feminist Dad, some of my friends were confused. One commented, “I don’t understand;…

Is Facebook cornering the VR market?

Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Imagine that, over the past year, Facebook had managed to acquire the battle royale game Fortnite, the kid-focused game creation engine Roblox,…

Qualcomm confirms the new Wear OS can work on existing smartwatches

Qualcomm is switching up the already confusing narrative around the upcoming Wear OS update. What you need to know Qualcomm has stated that its current smartwatch chips can support the…

Which case will best protect my new Sony Xperia 1 III?

Though Sony hasn’t yet announced any official ship dates for its newest flagship phone, you’ll still need one of the best Sony Xperia 1 III cases to protect this highly…

These are the best bands for your Garmin Forerunner 55 GPS smartwatch

If you’re eyeing one of Garmin’s latest smartwatches, such as the Forerunner 55, you’ll also want to find yourself an ideal band to go with it. Most people will use…

Watch NASA’s highlights of Wednesday’s ISS spacewalk

Two astronauts on the International Space Station successfully completed a spacewalk on Wednesday, June 16. NASA’s Shane Kimbrough worked on the exterior of the orbiting outpost with Thomas Pesquet of…

Amazon pulls an Apple by reducing its app store cut for some smaller developers

Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Amazon has decided it would really like to attract more developers to its Android and Fire OS app store, so it’s following in…

Tired of accepting/rejecting cookies? ADPC wants to automate the process

Cookieyes.com—a site devoted to providing GDPR/CCPA consent solutions—unsurprisingly has an excellent, minimally-invasive cookie banner. [credit: Jim Salter ] The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), passed in 2018, requires…

The ‘Great Dimming’ of Betelgeuse was caused by star gases

Back in late 2019, Betelgeuse, the red supergiant that makes up the shoulder of the Orion constellation, started to abruptly darken. Initially, some astronomers thought the star was dying and…

‘Star Trek: Picard’ season two trailer marks the return of Q

Today, as Star Trek fans know, is Captain Picard Day. To celebrate the occasion, CBS has released the first trailer for season two of Star Trek: Picard. The clip opens…