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This all-inclusive bundle explores every step of development creation through production
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This all-inclusive bundle explores every step of development creation through production

TLDR: The All-In-One Developer and Project Manager Exam Certification Prep Bundle features 10 courses for learning programming, app production, project management and more. Many might scoff at the one-man band, frantically playing a handful of instruments at once. But there’s a lot to be said for the self-contained solo artist that can do it all....

Here’s What Biden Should Prioritize at NASA
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Here’s What Biden Should Prioritize at NASA

Despite the ongoing pandemic, there’s much to be excited about in space this year. NASA’s Perseverance rover is less than a month away from landing on Mars; the James Webb Space Telescope is scheduled to launch on Halloween; and the Space Launch System—NASA’s most powerful rocket ever—could see its inaugural launch… Read more…

WandaVision Is Serving Up Mayhem…for the Children
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WandaVision Is Serving Up Mayhem…for the Children

While WandaVision’s double feature of a premiere dropped us right into the swing of a warped, in-universe television reality with no real explanation or context to make it easier to grasp what the hell is going on, the series’ sudden jump into a new era started to paint a more nuanced, vibrant picture of the...

Alphabet bursts its balloon-powered internet plans
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Alphabet bursts its balloon-powered internet plans

Alphabet’s moonshot idea of beaming internet connectivity from giant balloons is floating back down to earth. The Google parent company announced that it’s shutting down the Loon project because the business model is unsustainable. “The road to commercial viability has proven much longer and riskier than hoped,” said Astro Teller, who leads Alphabet’s experimental X lab,...

New giant ‘radio galaxies’ help shed light on the history of the universe
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New giant ‘radio galaxies’ help shed light on the history of the universe

Two giant radio galaxies have been discovered with South Africa’s powerful MeerKAT telescope, located in the Karoo region, a semi-arid area in the southwest of the country. Radio galaxies get their name from the fact that they release huge beams, or ‘jets’, of radio light. These happen through the interaction between charged particles and strong...

Once you go EV, you never go back — according to 82% of owners, anyway
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Once you go EV, you never go back — according to 82% of owners, anyway

According to a report from automotive market research firm, JD Power, most electric vehicle (EV) drivers vow to never return to combustion engines. Good. JD Power says that 82% of EV early adopters “definitely will” consider buying another electric vehicle. However, it seems drivers aren’t totally loyal to the brand of their current EV, and...

Google Threatens to Block Searches in Australia But Prime Minister Says ‘We Don’t Respond to Threats’
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Google Threatens to Block Searches in Australia But Prime Minister Says ‘We Don’t Respond to Threats’

Google threatened to block its search engine for all users in Australia if a controversial new profit-sharing proposal from the federal government moves forward, according to testimony Friday by Google’s top executive in the region. Google is upset about a plan by the conservative government—strongly backed by Rupert… Read more…