Rocket Report: Rogozin’s crazy promise, SpaceX tests Mars engine, SLS slips

Enlarge / The might Delta IV Heavy rocket takes to the skies. (credit: Aurich Lawson/United Launch Alliance) Welcome to Edition 1.35 of the Rocket Report! The leader of Russia’s space program, Dmitry Rogozin, has promised his president that the country can double its launch total this year. And if you believe that, well, we’ve got […]

Ratings: NBC Dominates Monday; Magnum Slips With Weaker Lead-In

Two weeks into the new season, NBC continued its Monday-night dominance as The Voice stabilized and Manifest held up best among the freshman series. The Voice delivered 9.9 million total viewers and a 2.0 demo rating, adding a few eyeballs week-to-week while holding in the demo. Manifest (8.5 mil/1.8) slipped 18 percent from its strong […]

July 2018 Midsize Sedan Sales: Toyota Camry Finally Slips Into the Red

Last year’s release of the radically revamped 2018 Toyota Camry lent buoyancy to a model seen as the troubled midsize sedan segment’s most resilient nameplate. It has history, name recognition, and a stigma for no-nonsense comfort and reliability. Could you ask for anything more? And so, as other sedans, including the equally fresh Honda Accord, […]

'Low point in US patriotism:' Number of 'extremely proud' Americans slips below 50% for first time

With politics and society increasingly divided, only 47 percent of US citizens polled say they’re “extremely proud” to be Americans, the lowest number ever. The number of Republicans with this extreme pride is at a five-year high. A new annual survey by Gallup, released on Monday, has highlighted two widening political divides, one between Republicans […]

Leaderboard: Spieth slips up as Aussie takes charge

Video Image Masters: First round recap4:58 Golf: Catch all the action from the first round of the Masters. April 6th 2018 19 hours ago /display/ news and galleries/Golf news/ Jordan Spieth had a steely focus on Day 1 of The Masters at Augusta. Picture: Getty Images/AFP Herald Sun Share Share on Facebook Share on Twitter […]

Apple slips after analysts slash iPhone sales forecasts (AAPL)

Analysts at Goldman Sachs and RBC Capital Markets separately slashed their iPhone sales estimates, citing sluggish demand for the smartphones. The analysts expect Apple to release its latest wave of iPhones in September, meaning the company could soon start curbing its inventory in order to make way for new products. Both firms reduced their price […]

Ratings: Jane the Virgin Ticks Up, Taken Slips to New Lows, Five-0 Tops Night

Jane the Virgin this Friday whipped up 670,000 total viewers and a 0.3 demo rating, holding steady in audience week-to-week while ticking up a tenth in the demo. Opening The CW’s night, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (660K/0.2) was steady. RELATED2018 Renewal Scorecard: What’s Coming Back? What’s Getting Cancelled? What’s on the Bubble? Elsewhere…. NBC |Blindspot (3.3 mil/0.6) […]

Russian bots are back, Bannon slips up, and Congress delivers Mueller a gold mine: The latest in the Russia probe

Carlos Barria/Reuters The Russia investigation saw major developments on multiple fronts this week. Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon and former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski frustrated investigators on the House Intelligence Committee when they refused to divulge key details about their time in President Donald Trump’s inner circle.   Meanwhile, lawmakers continued squabbling over […]

Pound to euro exchange rate: Sterling slips against major currencies

The pound to euro exchange rate continued to dip today after a difficult start to the week. Yesterday the pound struggled against the euro, which was strong thanks to a struggling US dollar.  The pound fell slightly from 1.126 to 1.124, and today it has fallen further to 1.1225. TorFX currency analyst Laura Parsons said: […]

Driver SLAMS on the breaks as woman slips on ice – you’ll NEVER guess what happens next

A driver in Watford is being hailed a hero for his selfless act during the winter weather this week.  The dash cam of a car driving caught the impressive scene on film and shared it with the world.  A blonde woman wrapped up braved the treacherous pavements to do a spot of Christmas shopping.  Dressed […]