Avengers Endgame is $6.4 Million From Passing Avatar

Avenger’s Endgame global box office is $7.2 $6.8 $6.4 million from passing Avatar. The actual weekend box office results were better than the estimates and Monday had a good hold. Many who track movie box office on Youtube and a Forbes box office journalist had forecasted that Avenger’s Endgame would not pass Avatar because of …

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Space Nazis and Classic Kirk fit Tarantino style Star Trek

December, 2017, director Quentin Tarantino pitched his idea for a Star Trek movie, and now a script based on that pitch is being worked on with the intention of Tarantino helming this project. Nerdist Presents parody that explores classic Star Trek in the style of the pulpy B-movies that influence Quentin Tarantino. Space Nazis and …

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Pacific Rim Uprising Trailer

Pacific Rim 2 – Uprising will be out March 23, 2018. Jake Pentecost, son of Stacker Pentecost, reunites with Mako Mori to lead a new generation of Jaeger pilots, including rival Lambert and 15-year-old hacker Amara, against a new Kaiju threat. But basically it is more giant robots fighting more giant alien monsters. https://youtubeembedcode.com/en online …

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Eurofighter vision of upgrading communication speeds for all planes and drones to create a SKYNETwork system of systems

Modern fighter jets can take decades to develop. New airplanes just now entering military service, like the F-35, are part of the fifth generation of jet fighters, which are expected to serve into the 2030s and 2040s. The airplanes beyond that, the sixth generation, are being conceived in boardrooms right now. Airbus has a twin-engine, …

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A Productivity Revolution in China would enable an economy with about twice the growth over the current investment growth model

China faces an important choice: whether to continue with its old model and raise the risk of a hard landing for the economy, or to shift gears. A new McKinsey Global Institute report, China’s choice: Capturing the $5 trillion productivity opportunity, finds that a new approach centered on productivity could generate 36 trillion renminbi ($5.6 …

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Billionaire Yuri Milner is spending $100 million to prove out laser pushed nanosails that would reach 5% of lightspeed

Billionaire Yuri Milner is spending $100 million on a probe that could travel to Alpha Centauri within a generation—and he’s recruited Mark Zuckerberg and Stephen Hawking to help. Yuri Borisovich is a Russian entrepreneur, venture capitalist and physicist. He founded investment firms Digital Sky Technologies (DST), now called Mail.ru Group and DST Global. Through DST …

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Longer thinner wings using struts for support could be 50% more fuel efficient

Every bit of weight on an aircraft increases the fuel, emissions and money required to put it in the air. NASA and Boeing have been working together to design a longer, thinner and lighter wing – so different from typical commercial transport aircraft wings that it requires a brace, or truss, to provide the wing …

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Biological mechanism passes on long-term epigenetic ‘memories’ from parents to children

According to epigenetics — the study of inheritable changes in gene expression not directly coded in our DNA — our life experiences may be passed on to our children and our children’s children. Studies on survivors of traumatic events have suggested that exposure to stress may indeed have lasting effects on subsequent generations. But how …

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