Technology Why you don't want to miss SpaceX's launch Friday

Why you don't want to miss SpaceX's launch Friday

Why you don't want to miss SpaceX's launch Friday You’ve heard of SpaceX landing and reusing rockets. But safely recapturing the $6 million nose cone that sits at the tip of the rocket? Yes, that could happen too.Elon Musk’s rocket company is due for another launch Friday at 7:13 am PT from Vandenberg Air Force …

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Technology Is social media creating virtual peer pressure?

Is social media creating virtual peer pressure?

Is social media creating virtual peer pressure? Snapchat, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. Teens spend a lot of spare time keeping up with their friends online, reading comments and posting photos. New research suggests that the simple act of “liking” a friend’s social media post may create a form of virtual peer influence. When your teen’s …

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Technology How fighting zombies could improve your child's IQ

How fighting zombies could improve your child's IQ

How fighting zombies could improve your child's IQ Parents, there may be reason not to worry so much about the amount of time your kids are spending on video games. New ones are being designed to make them smarter … like the one you’re about to see that fights zombies! When 11-year-old Fiona Conrad isn’t …

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Technology Samsung Galaxy S9 is all about the camera

Samsung Galaxy S9 is all about the camera

Samsung Galaxy S9 is all about the camera Samsung just added major fuel to the ongoing battle for the best smartphone camera.The South Korean tech giant on Sunday unveiled the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, the world’s largest phone show.While the phones are about the same size as the …

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Technology Apps, devices give parents control of teen's phone to prevent distracted driving

Apps, devices give parents control of teen's phone to prevent distracted driving

Apps, devices give parents control of teen's phone to prevent distracted driving The average teen sends and receives 3,200 text messages a month, and 20 percent of teens admit to text-messaging while behind the wheel. It’s a serious problem and it’s against the law in Texas.Sheriff Sgt. Michael Shorkey said it’s important to have a …

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Technology Q&A: How is the growth of bitcoin affecting the environment?

Q&A: How is the growth of bitcoin affecting the environment?

Q&A: How is the growth of bitcoin affecting the environment? {$inline_image The growth of bitcoin is fueling speculation and debate about the environmental impact of the energy needed to power the virtual currency in the era of climate change.Some questions and answers about the issue: WHAT IS BITCOIN? Bitcoin is the most popular virtual currency …

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Technology Alarming trend in unaccompanied children using ride-sharing apps

Alarming trend in unaccompanied children using ride-sharing apps

Alarming trend in unaccompanied children using ride-sharing apps {$inline_image Picking kids up after school, dropping them off at the movies or the mall — what used to be typical chores for mom and dad are now being done by total strangers.”The youngest passenger that I know for a fact, because of a conversation I started …

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Technology SpaceX launches Falcon Heavy rocket for first time

SpaceX launches Falcon Heavy rocket for first time

SpaceX launches Falcon Heavy rocket for first time {$inline_image SpaceX’s big new rocket blasted off Tuesday on its first test flight, carrying a red sports car aiming for an endless road trip past Mars.The Falcon Heavy rose from the same launch pad used by NASA nearly 50 years ago to send men to the moon. …

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Technology BEWARE: Child porn message spreading through Facebook's Messenger app

BEWARE: Child porn message spreading through Facebook's Messenger app

BEWARE: Child porn message spreading through Facebook's Messenger app {$inline_image Federal authorities are warning Facebook users not to click or share obscene content in the wake of a video circulating on social media, even if you are attempting to seek justice.Messages that apparently contain a pornographic video of a child of unknown origins have been …

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Technology Don't be a sucker and fall for this Netflix scam

Don't be a sucker and fall for this Netflix scam

Don't be a sucker and fall for this Netflix scam {$inline_image A new Netflix scam is making the rounds as a hacker is out to steal personal information from the service’s millions of subscribers.The scam revolves around an email that claims a Netflix user’s membership must be revalidated. Users are asked to share information to …

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