2021-22 NBA All-Defensive Teams: Defensive Player of the Year Marcus Smart headlines First Team

2021-22 NBA All-Defensive Teams: Defensive Player of the Year Marcus Smart headlines First Team

Earlier this month, Boston Celtics point guard Marcus Smart made history by becoming the first guard since Gary Payton in 1996 to be named Defensive Player of the Year. Now, Smart has followed that up with his third appearance on the NBA All-Defensive First Team. On Friday, prior to Game 2 of the Western Conference …

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Physicists figured out how launching a Falcon 9 changes the atmosphere

Physicists figured out how launching a Falcon 9 changes the atmosphere

With the cost of launching a rocket into space falling, the number of rocket launches is, well, taking off. Last year, governments and companies across the world successfully launched 133 rockets into orbit, breaking a record that stood for 45 years. But there’s a catch. Breaking free from Earth’s gravity requires a rocket to release …

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CDC warns doctors to be on alert for monkeypox as global cases rise

CDC warns doctors to be on alert for monkeypox as global cases rise

Placeholder while article actions load The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued an alert Friday urging doctors and state health departments to be vigilant for cases of monkeypox as an unprecedented global spread of the virus raises alarm among public health authorities. The alert comes two days after the agency confirmed a monkeypox case …

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"Elon Musk's Crash Course" warns of the danger of a billionaire's love of being unreasonable

“Elon Musk’s Crash Course” warns of the danger of a billionaire’s love of being unreasonable

Examining each time one of Tesla CEO and SpaceX founder Elon Musk’s outlandish assurances is contradicted by reality would take many more hours than the duration allotted for “Elon Musk’s Crash Course.” His fan congregation believes he can do no wrong, yet his horrific reputation as an employer could fuel a larger limited series (which, …

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Will Smith's Letterman Interview Hits Different Post-Oscar Slap

Will Smith’s Letterman Interview Hits Different Post-Oscar Slap

There is a very important disclaimer that appears at the beginning of David Letterman’s new interview with Will Smith on season four of his Netflix series My Next Guest Needs No Introduction: “This episode was filmed prior to the 2022 Academy Awards ceremony.” Netflix and Letterman are telling viewers that there will be no explicit …

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Sony's New WH-1000XM5 Headphones vs.  Apple's AirPods Max

Sony’s New WH-1000XM5 Headphones vs. Apple’s AirPods Max

Sony this week came out with an updated version of its popular over-ear noise canceling headphones, so we picked up a pair to compare them to the AirPods Max to see which headphones are better and whether it’s worth buying the $400 WH-1000XM5 from Sony over Apple’s $549 ‌AirPods Max‌. First of all, the ‌AirPods …

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Australia federal election: Polls show voters could upend the coalition government

Australia federal election: Polls show voters could upend the coalition government

Prime Minister Scott Morrison is asking voters to re-elect his center-right Liberal-National coalition government, after a three-year term dominated by the pandemic, climate disasters, and accusations of dishonesty. Morrison’s popularity has waned since he defied polls to clinch a “miracle” win over Labor in 2019, and this election is seen as a referendum on his …

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Deshaun Watson accuses set for HBO interview

Deshaun Watson accuses set for HBO interview

HOUSTON — After three days of questioning as part of what attorney Rusty Hardin called a “very detailed and aggressive investigation,” Deshaun Watson’s meetings with the NFL may not be over. Hardin told Yahoo Sports that the Cleveland Browns quarterback may have to sit for another day of questions at some point soon as the …

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This tiny space rock might be the 1st physical evidence of a rare supernova

This tiny space rock might be the 1st physical evidence of a rare supernova

A space rock discovered more than two decades ago may be the first physical evidence of a rare type of powerful stellar explosion called a Type Ia supernova, according to a new study. In 1996, a researcher working in the Egyptian desert found a small pebble that scientists later determined was likely extraterrestrial in origin, …

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