NASA’s 60 Second Test Blasts Half A Million Gallons Of Water Into The Air

From Tech Insider. NASA created this half a million gallon fountain as part of a test for its Space Launch System, scheduled to launch for the first time in 2020. —————————————————— #NASA #Rocket #TechInsider Tech Insider tells you all you need to know about tech: gadgets, how-to’s, gaming, science, digital culture, and more. Subscribe to…

How Are Perfectly Rectangular Icebergs Formed?

From Tech Insider. In October, NASA scientist Jeremy Harbeck spotted two almost perfectly rectangular icebergs that broke off of the Larsen C ice shelf in Antarctica. These tabular icebergs have a flat top and hard corners, indicating that they were recently formed. —————————————————— #Icebergs #NASA #TechInsider Tech Insider tells you all you need to know…

How Hard It Is To Drive A Firetruck

From Tech Insider. New York City firefighters train for two weeks on Randall’s Island to learn how to drive firetrucks. Some firetrucks weigh 40 tons and are 42 feet long. The training includes lectures, a virtual simulator, and an obstacle course. —————————————————— #Firetruck #FDNY #TechInsider Tech Insider tells you all you need to know about…

Why Virtual Reality Still Sucks

From Tech Insider. Virtual reality has existed for nearly two decades, but it still hasn’t shown itself to be “the future of technology” as most were expecting. Here are a few reasons why virtual reality still hasn’t taken off and how it can become the next big thing. —————————————————— #VirtualReality #VideoGames #TechInsider Tech Insider tells…

Automatic Floodgate Helps Communities Against Natural Disasters

From Tech Insider. FloodBreak’s automatic flood barrier helps protect infrastructures from floods and hurricanes. This floodgate can work in flash floods and areas that are unprepared for natural disasters. Since it uses hydrostatic pressure of the flood water, the gate does not need to be controlled or operated by people. FloodBreak endeavors to save communities…

13-Year-Old Invented A Safer Way To Treat Pancreatic Cancer

From Tech Insider. 13-year-old Rishab Jain won the 2018 Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge for making a tool to help treat pancreatic cancer more safely. —————————————————— #CancerResearch #YoungScientist #TechInsider Tech Insider tells you all you need to know about tech: gadgets, how-to’s, gaming, science, digital culture, and more. Subscribe to our channel and visit…

Apple October 2018 Event In 8 Minutes

From Tech Insider. Apple held its October 2018 event in Brooklyn, where it announced new iPad Pros, Mac Minis, and MacBook Airs. Many of the products have features adopted from other Apple products — the new iPad Pro doesn’t have a button and instead uses Face ID to unlock, while the Air has added Touch…

Why Does Autocorrect Still Suck?

From Tech Insider. The iPhone has had autocorrect for over 10 years, but why does it still make so many mistakes? We spoke with Ken Kocienda, who helped create autocorrect for Apple, to find out what’s going on with autocorrect. —————————————————— #Apple #Autocorrect #TechInsider Tech Insider tells you all you need to know about tech: gadgets,…

What It Takes To Become An Astronaut

From Tech Insider. NASA astronauts have one of the coolest jobs out there: The job that lets you work in space. But getting to that point in your career is no picnic. We spoke with NASA astronaut Doug Hurley about what it takes to earn one of the most coveted jobs around. —————————————————— #Astronauts #NASA…

Everything You Need to Know About ‘Red Dead Redemption 2’

From Tech Insider. On October 26, 2018, Rockstar Games will release “Red Dead Redemption 2,” a highly anticipated follow-up game to “Red Dead Redemption.” It will be available on Xbox One and PlayStation 4. Rockstar Games is known for elaborate, narrative games such as the “Grand Theft Auto” franchise. “Red Dead Redemption 2” is an…

Why Do Printers Still Suck?

From Tech Insider. Printers are universally a headache. In fact, according to Consumer Reports, 75% of home printers are thrown away within a few years of purchase. The ink is expensive, the WiFi doesn’t work. Why? We spoke to printer whiz Tercius Bufete, who’s an associate editor at Consumer Reports. He has some ideas that…

Why Most New Video Games Cost $60

From Tech Insider. Have you ever wondered why most new video console games almost always cost $60? It doesn’t matter which console you buy your game for, what the video game is, or where you buy your game. It’ll probably cost $60. The reason for this price tag might surprise you. —————————————————— #Consoles #VideoGames Tech…

Let’s Play ‘Call Of Duty: Black Ops 4’ On Playstation 4

From Tech Insider. Another year, another “Call of Duty.” In this year’s game, a huge new Battle Royale mode – a la “Fortnite” – is the big addition. So we’re playing that live! Will we take the top spot? Probably not. But let’s find out together! —————————————————— Tech Insider tells you all you need to…