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September 18, 2017 6:17 PM Hulu’s Emmy wins mark its emergence as a major entertainment player

The Handmaid’s Tale has turned Hulu into a real network Going into the 69th Emmy awards Sunday night, online streaming services were poised to make a statement. Original programming from Netflix, Amazon Studios, and Hulu earned more than 125 nominations this year. Netflix earned 92 of them on its own, buoyed by huge showings for Stranger Things and The Crown 3

September 8, 2017 12:04 AM China is Building a ‘Mars Village’ To Prepare For 2020 Launch to Red Planet

With a 400-million-yuan ($61 million) budget, the project is part of the country’s preparation for its Mars exploration plans set in 2020. The so-called “Mars Village,” consisting of a simulation base and an ecotourism site, will be built in Qinghai Province, northwestern China. , the village will be constructed on what has been dubbed as “the most Martian 13

September 7, 2017 12:44 AM China's future Mars simulation base in Qinghai

China's future Mars simulation base in Qinghai Photo taken on Aug. 18, 2017 shows China's future Mars simulation base in Hongya (Red Cliff) region of Haixi Mongolian and Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture in northwest China's Qinghai Province. About 400 million yuan (61 million U.S. dollars) are expected to invest in the Mars scientific research base and eco-tourism 14

August 13, 2017 5:28 AM NASA’s Curiosity Rover Captures Photos of Clouds Above Mars

NASA sent a curiosity mission to study the Mars surface about five years ago. Yesterday, it has sent some photos of the Red Planet in which the clouds are visible. Earlier, other Mars missions have also pointed out the presence of clouds on Mars. But, these recent pictures are quite clear. This curiosity mission is present at 5 degrees north of the Martian 27

July 22, 2017 9:00 PM Eisner Awards showcase comics' diversity with Wonder Woman, Wayne Brady, Sonny Liew and 'Saga'

The message from Eisner Awards voters and winners was simple enough: Comics are for everybody, and can be made by anybody. Actor and comedian Wayne Brady, a surprise guest Friday at the Oscars of comics, recalled a Hollywood studio meeting at which a man was surprised he liked sci-fi because he was black. “Then I had to proceed to school him on every 8

July 9, 2017 7:03 PM DJ Khaled Spends Second Week at No. 1 on Billboard 200, Calvin Harris Debuts at No. 2

DJ Khaled’s Grateful notches a second week at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart -- it is the first album to spend more than one week at No. 1 in two months. In the week ending July 6, Grateful earned 70,000 equivalent album units (down 53 percent), according to Nielsen Music. Traditional album sales comprised 16,000 (down 68 percent) of that sum. The Billboard 6

June 30, 2017 8:34 AM Japan reveals plans to put a man on moon by 2030

TOKYO (AFP) - Japan has revealed ambitious plans to put an astronaut on the Moon around 2030 in new proposals from the country's space agency. This is the first time the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) has said it aims to send an astronaut beyond the International Space Station, an agency spokeswoman told AFP on Friday (June 30). The idea is to first 9

June 27, 2017 9:27 PM Companies hit by global ransomware attack

LONDON (REUTERS) – A global ransomware attack on Tuesday (June 27) hit computers at Russia’s biggest oil company, Ukraine’s international airport, global shipping firm A.P. Moller-Maersk and the world’s biggest advertising agency WPP . ROSNEFT: Russia’s top oil producer Rosneft said its servers had been hit been a large-scale cyber attack but its oil production 8

June 2, 2017 11:38 AM Bucking Trump, these cities, states and companies commit to Paris Accord

WASHINGTON — Representatives of American cities, states and companies are preparing to submit a plan to the United Nations (UN) pledging to meet the United States’ greenhouse gas emissions targets under the Paris climate accord, despite President Trump’s decision to withdraw from the agreement. The unnamed group — which, so far, includes 30 mayors, three 6

May 13, 2017 11:27 PM Portuguese crooner wins Eurovision as conflict mars Kiev's party

KIEV: Portugal won the Eurovision Song Contest for the first time ever early on Sunday (May 13) with a melancholy ballad performed by a singer who suffers from a serious heart condition. The fado-tinged song "Amar Pelos Dois" was performed by 27-year-old Salvador Sobral, who is awaiting a heart transplant. It scored a crushing victory, winning top marks 6