Dark matter halos may leave twinkling wake in galaxies

Enlarge (credit: NASA, ESA, and M. Mutchler (STScI)) The Universe, according to cosmologists, is divided into three unequal portions. In the big bargain bin near the exit aisle you’ll find dark energy. Dark energy’s job is to push everything apart. There’s lots of it, and no one knows why. Then, next to to dark energy, […]

What is WPA3, why does it matter, and when can you expect it?

This week, Qualcomm announced that it would integrate WPA3 across its portfolio of mobile and networking products, including chipsets for routers, smartphones, tablets, and PCs. It’s the newest security suite from the Wi-Fi Alliance, the nonprofit organization that certifies Wi-Fi networking standards, and it’s the successor to WPA2, th…Read More

It doesn’t matter what happens if Trump’s Singapore meeting with Kim Jong Un goes ahead — the North Korean will have won

Korea Summit Press Pool/Getty Images Despite threatening to pull out of the June 12 summit between US President Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un, North Korea craves the legitimacy the meeting would bring. Traveling by plane to a neutral destination away from the Korean Peninsula could show Kim as a competent world leader. That would […]

Daily Podcast: Avengers 4 Theories, Does Death Even Matter in the MCU? Fast and the Furious, Harry Potter and more

On the May 4, 2018 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by senior writer Ben Pearson, and writer Hoai-Tran Bui to talk about the new Fast and Furious Supercharged ride at Universal Studios Orlando, an update on the future of the Fast and the Furious franchise, and more Avengers: Infinity War […]

There’s a ride at Disney that will never shut down, no matter what — here’s why

HarshLight/Flickr/Attribution Many of the rides at Disney have become iconic over the years. The Carousel of Progress is less flashy, but will never shut down — no matter what. Walt Disney himself conceived of the ride, and it will live on in his honor. Disney is full of magical foods everyone should try in their lifetime, […]

It doesn’t matter what class you’re in — there’s only one thing that makes a flight enjoyable or not (DAL)

Rebecca Harrington/Business Insider People fret over what class they’re in on planes, but the only thing that truly matters are the people staffing the flight. A bad flight crew can making flying a nightmare, while a good one can make it a dream. I realized this on a trip of three very different flights from […]