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Star Wars Andor Is Upon Us
While there still isn't a lot that we know about the series, it's been described as a taught spy thriller, in space. From what we saw in Star Wars: Rogue One, Diego Luna brings a compelling character to life in the form of the rebellious Cassian Andor. As the series got a second season before we even knew it was headed to a fall premiere, this should be a Star Wars adventure that will leave fans both happy and wanting more.
The Metaverse Kinda Sucks, Bro.
Imagine a world where you wake up in your penthouse apartment, 90 stories above the ground. It’s homely, modern, and warm against the neon blues that paint the city outside.
The Sound Facility
This is a story for the Vocal “New Worlds Challenge” which you can find out about below. “Nobody can hear a scream in the vacuum of space, or so they say.”
My 998 love lives
Nobody can hear a scream in the vacuum of space, or so they say. Lying in this bathtub floating in space, I smell burnt flesh and see my bones fusing to the molten lava, my arteries and veins dissolving into metal as I shriek in horror. Help me, Yrsan! I can't feel my torso, my jaw ruptures, my nose is disintegrating, my eyes catch visions of the void before sinking, and I am deliquescing and becoming one with the metal.
Why I’ll Never Return To Physical Books
I never enjoyed reading. I used to go to the library, buy a book, get the dopamine rush of spending money and place the book on my desk, where it stand for weeks. It was constantly haunting me because I was just staring at it, touching and looking through pages, but never actually reading it.
Why We Are Strangers to Ourselves
Imagine the future. Your future. Take a moment to imagine your future self in these specific ways. Give yourself permission to spend five or six minutes on this exercise; be detailed.
76-Million-Year-Old Gorgosaurus to Be Auctioned for the First Time
A skeleton of the T. rex relative Gorgosaurus will be on sale in a Sotheby’s private auction later this month in New York. The specimen is expected to be sold for $5 million to $8 million.
2 orbital rocket launches in a day: Electron and inaugural Vega-C rocket
On Wednesday, 13 July 2022, there's two rocket launches in a day conducted in Mahia (New Zealand) and Kourou (French Guiana).
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21 Interesting Facts About Bitcoin
With the rise in popularity of Bitcoin, its value has skyrocketed. It is now worth thousands more than what it was worth a few years ago. As such, bitcoin is getting more and more attention from investors and users all over the world. Let's take a look at some interesting facts about this phenomenal digital currency.
The Hunting Dance
"I'm grateful. I was confident in your support. "I haven't yet committed to doing it. I admonished, "I'll consider it." After standing up, George proceeded to the door. He stopped and placed his hand on the door handle before turning to face Stanley and begging with him to complete the task. Stan grinned. "Let me consider it. If I decide something, I'll let you know.
The Demise of Gowa.
Devlin leaned forward to look at the woman across from him because his vision was getting worse. She didn't have the appearance of a spy—she was tall, thin, and soft-spoken.
Lizzie remarked resignedly, "I said I'd send it, didn't I? She was sick of being questioned about whether or not she had submitted the short tale for the contest. What was she getting into? The deadline was approaching quickly and she hadn't even written a sentence. She made the decision to watch a science fiction film to get some ideas.
Where are the aliens in a universe that big?
A "brain hole" is when a person's imagination is so rich that it reaches the point of the unimaginable (inhuman ability). Or one uses one's imagination so much that one is left with a "deep hole" and expects others to fill it.
The sign of the zodiac that is very deep, but has a great personality
The heart is always the hardest thing to see through in this world. In such a society, if you are too simple and naive, you will only be the one to be bullied. So it's not a bad thing to have a heart and a mind, like these zodiac signs, which are very deep-rooted but never calculate others.
Why does the tide rise on the "back" side of the Earth, even when it is facing the Moon?
Earth is the only planet in our solar system that has a surface ocean, so vast that about 71% of the planet's surface is covered by oceans. Living on Earth, we have become accustomed to the regular high and low tides of the oceans, which we call "tides" when they occur during the day and "tides" when they occur at night.
Webb telescope takes sharpest picture of Neptune
The James Webb Space Telescope has turned its sights from the depths of the universe back to the solar system, using the latest technology to capture details of Neptune and its rings. This is the clearest image of the subject in more than 30 years.
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