Last Man To Walk On The Moon Gene Cernan Died today

2 years ago by

Gene Cernan was the last human being to walk on the surface of the moon and now the Apollo era astronaut is gone. He was 82 years old. Along with Neil Armstrong – the first man on the moon – Cernan was regarded as one of the original heroes and pioneers of America’s space program. There is real resurgence in the history and nostalgia for the

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What happens when Neil Degrasse Tyson meets MKBHD

2 years ago by

What happens when the  most famous scientist Neil Degrasse Tyson meets the world’s greatest tech reviewer Marques Kevin Brownlee, also known by his stage name MKBHD. MKBHD is a video producer, host, technology reviewer, Internet personality, best known for his technology-based YouTubechannel. Check out the full interview below.

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Black Eyed Peas’ frontman launches wristwatch

4 years ago by

Long time lead singer of the super successful musical group, the Black Eyed Peas (or BEP), Will.i.am is launching his latest venture – a wristwatch called simply, Puls (pronounced Pulse). Will.i.am unveiled the device onstage at the Salesforce Dreamforce conference in San Francisco. According the now tech visionary – he one of the men behind the storied, Beats by Dre, success story – the wristwatch

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Neil deGrasse Tyson’s Cosmos big hit for Fox

4 years ago by

Neil deGrasse Tyson’s Cosmos: a spacetime odyssey is a solid hit for Fox networks and NatGeo. The documentary program routinely beat scripted programs from other networks in its prime time slot. Neil deGrasse Tyson takes over Cosmos from his late mentor Carl Tyson’s Cosmos: a spacetime odyssey is a solid hit for Fox networks and NatGeo. The documentary program routinely beat scripted programs from other

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Samsung’s offer to install ‘kill switch’ in its smartphones rejected

5 years ago by

AP (Associated Press)  -Samsung Electronics, the world’s largest mobile phone manufacturer, has proposed installing a built-in anti-theft measure known as a “kill switch” that would render stolen or lost phones inoperable, but the nation’s biggest carriers have rejected the idea, according to San Francisco’s top prosecutor. District Attorney George Gascon said Monday that AT&T Inc., Verizon Wireless, United States Cellular Corp., Sprint Corp. and T-Mobile

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Is the new Macbook Air, the best Apple laptop ever?

5 years ago by

Apple’s new Macbook Air goes on sale now and is sure to be a massive hit but according to Cnnmoney.com it’s the best notebook money can buy. According to the Cnn money… It says a lot that the 2010 revamp of Apple’s ultra-thin laptop was the lynchpin that single-handedly forced Intel (INTC, Fortune 500) to create the specifications for rival PC ultrabooks in 2011. Three years later, it’s still

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Illegal movie downloading not hurting black films!

5 years ago by

Illegal movie sharing isn’t hurting Hollywood as most movie insiders would have you believe. On the contrary illegal file sharing sites can introduce young black actors to a wider audience. The MPAA and RIAA have been lamenting lost revenues from P2P technologies. No doubt, illegally sharing movie files online is taking massive profits from studios. No one disputes that. Some movies that were leaked early

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Neil deGrasse Tyson warned world about meteorite

5 years ago by

We’re sure Neil deGrasse Tyson isn’t happy a piece of space rock exploded over Russia a few days ago – but somewhere deep inside the rock star astrophysicist, he may have said, ‘told ya so’. Tyson, for years have been sermonizing the need for increased budget funding for NASA. A passionate speaker, it’s as if, he’s their unofficial spokesman. Tyson’s testified in front a senate

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Why black people should buy Blackberry’s stocks

6 years ago by

Black people should buy Blackberry’s stocks not just the phones. The Canadian company, formally known as Rim (research in motion), is on the cusp of a major comeback. The reviews for the company’s long delayed product rollout of its latest devices (such as the Z10) and its new operating system have been mainly favorable. The Z10 sports a new software keyboard and features not found

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Microsoft to kill windows messenger service

6 years ago by

Microsoft is ready to kill its Windows messenger platform, used by more than 100 million users worldwide. The Messenger service will cease to exist after March 15. Microsoft sent out emails and alerts to the users registered with the Instant messenger service. The company said it would send out further updates more frequently as the end nears. The Silicon Valley juggernaut recently purchased the voip

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Apple’s App store reaches $40 billion downloads

6 years ago by

Apple recently announced an incredible milestone, more 40 billion downloads from their app store. It seems like only yesterday when the corporation had launched its other platform, iTunes. iTunes of course revolutionized music downloads at a time when illegal downloads ran rampant on the net. Steve Jobs, Apple’s departed oracle, forced the music industry to adopt his service. The App store has done the same

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Venus and Serena Williams makes Iphone 5 commercial

6 years ago by

Times magazine named the Iphone 5 Gadget of the year. The Williams sisters leaves their mark of approval by starring in new commercial for apple. The 30 second Tv spot brings together legendary sisters – and goddesses – Venus and Serana Williams in full tennis fatigue, head band and all. Minus the loud, delightful, grunts of course. Instead of tennis racquets they both brandish ping

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Netflix should create a black films section

6 years ago by

Netflix is amazing and its ground breaking. If it creates a black movies category then it would be revolutionary. The service does carry an adequate – by some standards – catalog of black films. For example the all black version of Carmen starring Dorothy Dandridge and Harry Belafonte stands out in it their classical movies category. Sidney Poitier’s To Sir with love, is still a

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