Day: April 14, 2019

Star Wars: The Clone Wars season 7 trailer, Siege of Mandalore reveals – CNET

Ahsoka, Maul, Anakin and the Bad Batch will be getting a lot of focus on the upcoming Disney Plus season. …read more Source:: CNet

Privately-Funded Moon Mission Will Try Again. ‘Lunar Library’ May Be On The Moon

NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine has congratulated the team which sent the first privately-funded mission into lunar orbit — even though it crashed into the surface of the moon. Its final photo was taken Thursday just 7.5 kilometers above the surface of the moon. But reports that’s not the end of the story: On Saturday…

Avengers: Endgame will be Stan Lee’s final Marvel movie cameo – CNET

Lee’s posthumous cameo in Avengers: Endgame will be his last for the MCU. …read more Source:: CNet

Tiger Woods won the Masters, and it’s time to party like it’s 2005 – CNET

Everybody celebrate by listening to some Destiny’s Child and watching Sahara. …read more Source:: CNet

Fake Mouse On Twitter Mocks Overgeneralized Scientific Research

DevNull127 writes: Research scientist James Heathers is a postdoctoral research associate working on bio-signals and meta-science research at Northeastern University, with a PhD from the University of Sydney. He’s also pretending to be a mouse on Twitter. And every tweet consists of the exact same two words… Heathers retweets articles about scientific studies — usually…

Game of Thrones products: The coolest goods for Westeros watchers – CNET

With season 8 upon upon us, you can bring Westeros home with everything from autographed books to a Hodor doorstop and a Hand of the King bottle opener. …read more Source:: CNet

A Peek Inside A Typical British Residential Power Panel

No matter what field you’re in, it’s interesting and instructive to find out how others practice it. That’s especially true with electrical distribution systems, where standards and practices differ from country to country and even between regions. This tour of a typical British residential electrical panel is a great example of the different ways that…

Sunday-Morning Outage Strikes Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp

“We were all free of Facebook’s iron grip on the internet for a few hours,” writes Gizmodo. An anonymous reader quotes their report. Facebook and its subsidiaries Instagram and WhatsApp experienced widespread outages on Sunday for the second time in the past month (and the third time this year), with issues reported starting at around…

Scammers Are Buying Thousands Of Fake 5-Star Amazon Reviews — on Facebook

Why are there so many five-star reviews for an iPhone charger on Amazon with a voltage irregularity that can cause permanent damage? “It’s sad to imagine how many shoppers spotted this $13.99 charger pack on Amazon’s first-page results and fell for the thousands of positive reviews and the algorithmically-generated endorsement from a platform that people…

The Mandalorian: Exclusive footage revealed at Star Wars Celebration – CNET

The Disney Plus show, starring Pedro Pascal, had footage screened only for Star Wars fans at the convention. …read more Source:: CNet