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Martian ‘ice cauldrons’ are prime spot to hunt LGMs, say boffins
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But only if there’s water there, which other boffins doubt One of the reasons it’s so hard to find life on Mars is that hardly anwyhere we’ve spotted on the red planet combines liquid water and survivable temperatures.…

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Man on motorbike crashes, lies in road and plays with phone
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Technically Incorrect: In China a man appears so obsessed with his phone that he clutches onto it and plays video games while lying in the road.

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NASA realizes SLS and Orion are too expensive, opens door to competitors
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Enlarge / Artist concept of the Space Launch System. (credit: NASA/MSFC) With a new presidential administration promising to review its human spaceflight activities, NASA on Thursday continued to signal a willingness to consider alternatives to its exploration systems—the Space Launch System rocket, Orion spacecraft, and related ground systems developed at Kennedy Space Center to support their launch […]

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The Morning After: Tuesday, September 19th 2017
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Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. We have some bad news from Toys 'R' Us, CCleaner and Equifax, but at least Galaxy S8 owners can disable the Bixby button, and Jerry Seinfeld's latest stand-up is available on Netflix.

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Show Us Your Crappiest Fireworks Pictures From Last Night
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Let’s be honest: Your fireworks photos probably suck. You were likely crowded in a swarm of sweaty people that proved difficult to angle your phone to the heavens, so instead you were left with a blurry mess. Read more…

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Best Black Friday deals at Amazon     – CNET
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Amazon has just revealed its Black Friday deals and there are thousands. Here are the ones worth a look.

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De-escalating the Android Patent War
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In 2011, a consortium formed from Microsoft, Apple, Sony, BlackBerry, and others spent $4.5 billion acquiring Nortel’s patent portfolio, which contained a great deal of ammunition that could be used against Android. That threat has now been reduced. Today, 4,000 of the patents were purchased by a corporation called RPX, which has licensing agreements from […]

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It Really Sucks to Be Named Jennifer Null
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Once upon a time, the worst names to be named were things like Hugh Jass and I.P. Freely. But that all changed when we started living our lives on the internet. Read more…

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Independent Scotland 'could be bitcoin testbed' – The …
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An independent Scotland could be the perfect testbed for whether a nation can survive using cryptocurrencies instead of fiat money, the assistant governor of Australia's central bank has suggested. Speaking through a robot …

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