Earth has two 'hidden moons', but they aren't moons at all

Sadly, this isn’t what the Galileo spacecraft saw in 1992. NASA/Jackson Ryan How many moons does the Earth really have? On Nov. 6, a flurry of publications ran headlines that suggested our moon had two new neighbours. Some of those headlines were restrained, such as Nat Geo’s “Earth has two extra, hidden ‘moons’” whereas others were …

Scientists predict a 'dark matter hurricane' will collide with the Earth

Space Telescope Science Institut, NASA, ESA, the Hubble SM4 ERO Team, and ST-ECF Don’t panic. Yes, astronomers suggest that it’s very likely that a “dark matter hurricane” will slam into the Earth as it speeds through the Milky Way — but it shouldn’t cause any damage. In fact, in the hunt for the mysterious particle …

Drinkworks Home Bar mixes up pod-based cocktails from AB InBev and Keurig

Drinkworks The Drinkworks Home Bar wants to make you a mean Old Fashioned. All you’ll need to do is insert the proper pod into this new countertop appliance and hit start. Think of the Home Bar as a Keurig for cocktails, an apt comparison in this case as Keurig collaborated with brewing giant AB InBev …

Twitter grapples with fake Elon Musk accounts promoting bitcoin scams

Elon Musk speaks at a press conference at SpaceX headquarters. Mario Tama / Getty Images Bitcoin scammers pretending to be Tesla CEO Elon Musk on Twitter are at it again. On Monday, hijacked Twitter accounts for Farah menswear, a UK clothing brand, and the Australia office of IT consulting firm Capgemini tweeted they were giving away cryptocurrency. At first …

Netflix sued over goat-headed deity in Sabrina series

The Satanic Temple is suing Netflix, alleging unauthorized use of the goat-headed deity Baphomet. Netflix The devil is sometimes in the details, and that’s why Netflix is being sued over its new series The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina. The Satanic Temple is suing the streaming service and Warner Bros. for $50 million for alleged unauthorized …

Midterm elections 2018: Twitter reacts with hope, enthusiasm, memes

As for many big events, Twitter launched a dedicated page for the 2018 midterms. Twitter In 2018, elections are something of a tech story, thanks to the impact of social media and the potential, terrifying effects of hackers getting involved. But on Twitter right now, reactions to the US midterm elections, which many are framing as a …

Overwatch's new hero is Ashe, gunslinger and leader of the Deadlock gang

Overwatch Overwatch’s 29th character and 16th damage hero, is Ashe, the leader of the Deadlock gang and old acquaintance of Jesse McCree. Ashe was introduced Friday at Blizzcon in an animated short called Reunion, in which we met McCree’s old friends, the Deadlock gang. Overwatch also tweeted a video of her sporting a lever-action rifle, dynamite and …

Vans shoes kick out the space jams with NASA-themed collection

Enlarge ImageVan’s offers some old-school orange NASA shoes and star-patterned kicks for kids. Vans When you think of NASA, you think of fashion. Svelte spacesuits. Onesie jumpsuit uniforms. Posh moon boots. OK, maybe you think of space exploration first, unless you work for shoe and apparel company Vans. Then you think of fashion. Vans introduced …