DUBAI, U.A.E. — An international group of elected officials is using a conference this week to build awareness about the importance of space among other politicians. The International Astronautical Federation’s 72nd International Astronautical Congress, taking place this week here, included as one of its side events the 11th International Meeting for Members of Parliaments, attracting
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Klarna, the global retail bank, payments and shopping service, can now add “travel agent” to that list. The company announced Friday that it acquired Inspirock, an online trip planner using artificial intelligence and local expertise to enable Klarna’s 90 million users to quickly and easily explore a destination’s offerings and create personalized itineraries. Financial terms
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Horror contemplates in great detail how young people handle inordinate situations and all of life’s unexpected challenges. While the genre forces characters of every age to face their fears, it is especially interested in how youths might fare in life-or-death scenarios. The column Young Blood is dedicated to horror stories for and about teenagers, as
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James Michael Tyler, best known to Friends fans as Central Perk manager Gunther on Friends, has died. He was 59. Variety first reported the news. The actor opened up earlier this year about being diagnosed with Stage 4 prostate cancer. At the time, Tyler revealed he learned of the diagnosis during a routine physical and
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Rockstar Games has apparently altered the appearance of a popular character and removed the Confederate Flag in Grand Theft Auto: Vice City from Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy – The Definitive Edition, raising questions about any other changes that could have possibly been made for the flagship series remaster. Rockstar Games and publisher Take-Two Interactive officially unveiled the first full trailer of
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In author-illustrator David Biedrzycki’s hilarious new picture book, secret agent Bubble07 is an alien who happens to look like a plush unicorn and has been tasked with a challenging mission: to infiltrate a human Earthling family and determine if the unicorn army should invade Earth.  Bubble07 is beamed down into a video arcade, where a
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Almost 20 years after researchers first predicted electron quadruplets, evidence of their existence has been shown to occur in experimental setups, representing a brand new state of matter that opens up a whole new field of possibilities in physics. Technically what we’re talking about here is fermionic quadrupling, referring to the type of particles involved
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News Watch Lana Del Rey Perform “Arcadia” on Colbert From her new album Blue Banisters By Allison Hussey October 23, 2021 Facebook Twitter Lana Del Rey performs on the Late Show with Stephen Colbert. Facebook Twitter Lana Del Rey appeared on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert Friday night (October 22), performing “Arcadia” from her
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It may not immediately spring to mind as one to remember, but 1981 was a pretty decent year for gamers. Frogger released, as did Defender and good old Donkey Kong. We also saw the beginnings of Scramble, the arrival of the iconic Galaga and the chance for players to go saving the planet from the
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Welcome back to This Week in Apps, the weekly TechCrunch series that recaps the latest in mobile OS news, mobile applications and the overall app economy. The app industry continues to grow, with a record 218 billion downloads and $143 billion in global consumer spend in 2020. Consumers last year also spent 3.5 trillion minutes using apps on Android devices alone.
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