Mars spacecraft gets Windows 98 update in 2022 to boost performance! Yes, you read it right

Mars spacecraft gets Windows 98 update in 2022 to boost performance!  Yes, you read it right

Mars spacecraft from ESA is getting a Windows 98 update to boost its performance for improving its mission capabilities. Check details. Yes, you read that right. A spacecraft orbiting around Mars is finally getting a Windows 98 update to boost its performance. Sounds weird, right? Many of you reading this might now even know about … Read more

After Sony reportedly blocked abortion statements, PlayStation studios take pro-choice stance amid Roe v Wade turnover

After Sony reportedly blocked abortion statements, PlayStation studios take pro-choice stance amid Roe v Wade turnover

Just over a month after Sony reportedly blocked its studios from issuing public statements on abortion, multiple companies within PlayStation Studios have shared pro-choice sentiments following the turnover of Roe v. Wade by the US Supreme Court. Insomniac (opens in new tab) was the first PlayStation studio to release a statement on Twitter, simply noting … Read more

How to Tell Whether Your Window Fan Should Be Facing In or Out

How to Tell Whether Your Window Fan Should Be Facing In or Out

Photo: Michael Warwick (Shutterstock) For many people, window fans are essential tools for keeping cool—especially if they don’t have (or are cutting back on) air conditioning. Even with access to AC, window fans can provide an otherwise-stuffy room with some much-needed ventilation. So the question is: Should you place the fan so it’s facing outside … Read more

Mars meteorite challenges theory of how planets formed

Mars meteorite challenges theory of how planets formed

A new analysis of a Martian meteorite is challenging current thinking about how terrestrial planets acquired volatile elements, including the elemental ingredients of life, early in their formation. Researchers analyzed the Chassigny meteorite, which fell to Earth in 1815 and is thought to be a sample from the deep interior of March and thus providing … Read more

Gaming companies speak out in support of reproductive freedom

Gaming companies speak out in support of reproductive freedom

Following the decision to overturn landmark abortion rights decision Roe v. Wade in the US yesterday (June 24) by the Supreme Court, gaming and entertainment companies are making statements in support of reproductive rights, criticizing the ruling. Bungie had previously spoken out against the overturning back in May, making clear its stance that “everyone has … Read more

Norway shooting: Gunman kills 2 during Oslo Pride festival

Norway shooting: Gunman kills 2 during Oslo Pride festival

OSLO, Norway – A gunman opened fire in Oslo’s night-life district early Saturday, killing two people and leaving more than 20 wounded in what Norwegian security service called an “Islamist terror act” during the capital’s annual Pride festival. Investigators said the suspect, identified as a 42-year-old Norwegian citizen originally from Iran, was arrested after opening … Read more