NASA Studies Tethered CubeSat Mission to Study Lunar Swirls

A novel mission concept involving two CubeSats connected by a thin, miles-long tether could help scientists understand how the Moon got its mysterious “tattoos” — swirling patterns of light and dark found at more than 100 locations across the lunar surface. NASA’s Planetary Science Deep Space SmallSat Studies, or PSDS3, program recently selected a team at the Read More

iPhone 8 is Around the Corner

Apple’s HomePod firmware is the gift that keeps on giving. When the company shared an early build of the speaker firmware, many developers started digging around the strings in a library file to find hints about the next iPhone. And iHelp BR spotted an interesting reference to the facial recognition feature. A previous leak from the HomePod firmware revealed that the Read More

50 Cent Takes a Minute to Respond to Some Internet Trolls in This Episode of People Vs. 50

The star from the most popular hit TV show Power rapper 50 cent responds to internet trolls.   50 Cent On Pornography, Interracial Dating, and Penis Candy 50 Cent takes a minute to respond to some internet trolls in this episode of People Vs.More episodes: Posted by VICE Video on Monday, August 7, 2017 Read More

10 Affordable Home Repairs for All Ages That Come Along Way – Local Records Office

HARRISBURG, PA – Home repairs could be quite expensive, this is why the pros at ‘Local Records Office’ in Pennsylvania have created a list of affordable DIY home repairs anyone could do.   The most expensive components of a home are generally the roof, electrical system, plumbing, furnace and air-conditioning systems. The stakes are high Read More

UC-Davis Chancellor Charged School Big Money For Lavish Travel

Linda Katehi, the chancellor of UC-Davis, was placed on leave in April after an outcry over conflicts of interest, nepotism, and grossly unwise spending of the university’s money. It turns out she (and her husband) also enjoyed a great deal of international travel at the school’s expense. The chancellor of a public university is a public employee. Read More

The Daily Beast Removes Article About Olympic Athletes Using Grindr

On Wednesday, The Daily Beast published an article describing a reporter’s attempts to use several dating apps, such as Tinder and Grindr, near the Olympic Village in the Rio de Janeiro suburb of Barra da Tijuca. The piece, which was written by London correspondent Nico Hines, was widely condemned after readers realized that it was possible to Read More

Audit Finds 42 People Entered Into California State Gang Database Were Less Than One Year Old

An audit of California’s state gang database, CalGang, found 42 individuals in the database who were less than one year old at the time of of entry, 28 of whom are further classified as, “admitting to being gang members,” Voice of San Diego reports. A human baby typically utters its first word at around nine months Read More

How Many Square Feet Must Your House Be in Order For Your Child to Have Friends?

This question was posted today on, the best website on the internet, full of advice-seeking wealthy parents, some of whom are real. We have taken the liberty of inserting bracketed translations of the UrbanBaby jargon so that it may be more easily understood by you, the working class slobs. TODAY’S QUESTION. WWYD [WHAT WOULD YOU Read More

This Guy Spent $30,000 on Internet Memes

According to a new FEC filing, AlternativePAC, a super PAC formed by small government activist Matt Kibbe, spent $30,000 this week on “internet web memes” supporting Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson. Now we know there is a price for Internet memes: it's $30k. cc @senatorshoshana — Derek Willis (@derekwillis) August 16, 2016 In June, Read More

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