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Tuesday, June 2, 2020
No, That Child Dinosaur Didn’t Crawl. However It Did Stroll on 4 Legs As a Baby.

No, That Child Dinosaur Didn’t Crawl. However It Did Stroll on...

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A Mussaurus patagonicus hatchling was so small that it fits in a person's hands. Credit: J. Bonaparte Just like a human, a Jurassic-period dinosaur used all four limbs to get around as an infant. But later, it switched to two legs. The quadrupedal to bipedal switch made by this sauropodomorph — a type of herbivorous,…
Researchers Didn’t Know Infant Tiger Sharks Consumed This

Researchers Didn’t Know Infant Tiger Sharks Consumed This

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<div _ngcontent-c15="" innerhtml="Another day, another awesome tiger shark headline. (Here is the first if you missed it.) Tiger sharks (Galeocerdo cuvier) are known...
Sure, Uber didn’t leave any loan on the table, however its IPO was absolutely nothing to commemorate and it might haunt the business and its officers for many years to come (UBER)

Sure, Uber didn’t leave any loan on the table, however its...

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Uber's debut on the public markets wasn't exactly a disaster. But it sure was embarrassing. Worse yet for the company and its executives, the IPO and its aftermath could prove costly in more ways than one. The app-based taxi service went public Thursday night at $45 a share, which was near the low end of…
6 Ways You Utilized Satellites Today And Didn’t Know It

6 Ways You Utilized Satellites Today And Didn’t Know It

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As a former research meteorologist at NASA, I could keep a log book of how many times people asked me one of the following questions: Did you forecast for space shuttle launches? (No) Did you work at Kennedy Space Center? (No) Did you know any astronauts? (Yes, a few) Why did NASA go away? (It…
NASA needed to cancel the very first all-female spacewalk in history since it didn’t have spacesuits in the ideal size

NASA needed to cancel the very first all-female spacewalk in history...

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NASA was set to make history this week with the world's first all-female spacewalk scheduled for Friday, March 29. Astronauts Anne McClain and Christina Hammock Koch were due to perform a spacewalk to replace some old batteries on the International Space Station (ISS). Spacewalks, formally called extravehicular activities or EVAs, are routine yet risky operations.…
Felines In Ancient Egypt Didn’t Look The Method You Believe

Felines In Ancient Egypt Didn’t Look The Method You Believe

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Cat, Egyptian, Late Period–Ptolemaic Period, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York (66.99.145)Metropolitan Museum of Art “In ancient times cats were worshiped as gods. They have not forgotten this.” –Terry Pratchett* Our perceptions of the ancient world are shaped by the way surviving relics appear in the present day. The cool white marble beauty we attribute…
Palantir might be heading for a big IPO, however its CEO states it nearly failed a number of times since he didn’t understand how to pitch to financiers

Palantir might be heading for a big IPO, however its CEO...

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Palantir is reportedly planning to go public at a valuation of $41 billion as early as this year. But just 15 years ago, when the company had just launched, it almost went out of business several times. Palantir CEO Alex Karp says that at the time, he didn't understand the world of Silicon Valley venture…
Trump biographer analyzed his feet for bone stimulates that assisted him prevent Vietnam however ‘didn’t see anything’

Trump biographer analyzed his feet for bone stimulates that assisted him...

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A biographer of President Donald Trump said the president once took off his shoes to show him the alleged bone spurs that got him out of the draft for the Vietnam War, but he "didn't see" any evidence of them. Michael D'Antonio discussed the incident on CNN on Wednesday after The New York Times reported…
14 things you didn’t understand were recyclable

14 things you didn’t understand were recyclable

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Many of our electronics quickly are becoming obsolete with technology developing so fast. As a result, Americans throw away 9.4 million tons of electronics each year, making the US number one worldwide for e-waste (electronic waste) produced annually. Instead of adding to the giant landfill, many people are surprised to find out that their phones,…
InSight Landed Securely On Mars; Here Are All The Spacecraft That Didn’t

InSight Landed Securely On Mars; Here Are All The Spacecraft That...

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This photo provided by NASA shows an image on Mars that its spacecraft called InSight acquired using its robotic arm-mounted, Instrument Deployment Camera (IDC) after it landed on the planet on Monday, Nov. 26, 2018. The NASA spacecraft designed to drill down into Mars' interior landed on the planet Monday after a perilous, supersonic plunge…

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