Satisfaction With PCs of All Types Declines for Third Year in a Row
Customers want quality and innovation.
by Herb Weisbaum
A Scale Model Of The Solar System, In The Nevada Desert
Size of Earth? A marble. Total distance needed for the solar system? 7 damn miles.

First Driverless Pods to Travel Public Roads Arrive in the Netherlands
The WEpod will be the first self-driving electric shuttle to run in regular traffic, and take bookings via a dedicated app.
by The Telegraph
Scientists claim they have grown human sperm in the lab
Sperm made in artificial “bioreactor” look identical to those produced naturally.
by Steve Connor

IVF Embryos to be Genetically Manipulated as Scientists Investigate Repeated Miscarriages
Critics say the ‘Crispr’ gene-editing technique could lead to ‘designer babies.’
by Steve Connor
Two Massive Black Holes to Eventually Collide
Two black holes orbiting each other every five years.
by Josh Clinton

New Computer Learns How to Play Expert-Level Chess in Just 72 Hours
Researchers at the Imperial College London have built an algorithm that can learn how to play chess by itself.
by Jonathan Zhou
World’s Longest Continental Volcano Chain Discovered in Australia
The 2000km-long chain, which started forming 33m years ago, runs along the country’s east from the Whitsundays in Queensland to near Melbourne.
by Oliver Milman

HAARP is now open, but the transmitters have been cool since spring of 2014.
by Ned Rozell
Supermoon Lunar Eclipse Coming this Month
Supermoon at the end of this month expected to be 2015’s closest.
by Paula Cohen

The Prawn Nebula, a place where stars are born
“It’s a complex scene.”
by CBS News
10 mind-blowing facts about the CERN Large Collider you need to know
Scientists will attempt to recreate the conditions immediately following the ‘Big Bang’ event that gave birth to the Universe millions of years ago.

Comcast Users Now Need To Pay A $30 Premium If They Want To Avoid Usage Caps
Telecom exploiting uncompetitive markets and lazy regulators.
by Karl Bode
New Horizons Probe Gets Its Next Flyby Target After Pluto
NASA has selected a potential new target for New Horizons to fly past.
by ABC News

NASA-funded recruits begin a year-long isolation mission to simulate conditions on Mars
The longest of the trials to date—a full year—began this weekend.
by Cassie Werber
Video: Boeing Debuts Laser System That Shoots Down Drones
System designed to disable UAVs in seconds.
by Jonathan Zhou