Top 10 Worst Items Seen in Souvenir Shops, Money Well Wasted

Coming back from vacation is always a complicated time. We hit traffic jams on the road or the hassle of overcrowded trains, we have to pretend to be happy for the people who are going on vacation in turn and hear vexing phrases like “it’s funny, you don’t have too much tanned”. Fortunately, you can … Read more

Lenovo wants to compete with Apple in the computer market

Lenovo, world number one in volume on the computer market, made Apple “its first competitor”. And it shows. Its new Yoga range PCs, with their rounded brushed aluminum design, bear a strange resemblance to Macs. Any similarity with an existing or having existed device is therefore far from being fortuitous. This formal offensive has taken … Read more

NASA’s Dust-Choked InSight Lander Likely Won’t Make It to the End of the Year

NASA announced in May that its InSight Mars lander—a spacecraft that has spent nearly four years investigating Martian geology and seismic activity—would likely scientific cease operations in mid-summer and terminate all operations by the end of the year, due to low power levels. Now, the agency plans to stretch InSight’s scientific endeavors until late August … Read more

NASA Set for Latest Megarocket Launch Rehearsal—and the Pressure Is On

The Orion capsule atop SLS, with the full Moon in the background. Photo: NASA Kennedy NASA is under immense pressure to succeed this weekend during its fourth attempt at a launch rehearsal for its Space Launch System. Another failed test of the gigantic rocket would be an embarrassing—and worrying—setback for the Artemis Moon program, which … Read more

Top 30 tweets that made us laugh this week #442

Hello friends, it’s time for the top tweets that you wait for each week with more impatience than your salary at the end of the month. Of course, we’re going to talk about the legislative elections but also patent issues, tourists in Paris and this famous day of solidarity, it’s still really nice to work … Read more

NASA’s Delayed Psyche Launch Presents Major Headache for Ride-Along Mission

Artist’s conception of the twin Janus probes. Image: Lockheed Martin A software glitch has caused the delay of Psyche, a NASA mission to explore a metal-rich asteroid. Two small probes are being included in the launch, but the postponement means they might not be able to rendezvous with their respective target asteroids. Psyche, a probe … Read more