Nasa to open International Space Station to tourists from next year (but it’ll cost you)

By Chris Parsons, News Editor / Yahoo News UK

A large mass of storm clouds over the Atlantic Ocean near Brazil and the Equator as seen from the ISS on July 4, 2013. (Reuters)

Nasa is to offer tourists the chance to visit the International Space Station from next year, it was revealed today.… Read the full article.

Chinese cartoonist slams Twitter for refusing Tiananmen emoji


Chinese dissident cartoonist Badiucao says the social networking site Twitter is pandering to China (AFP Photo/Asanka Brendon Ratnayake)

Chinese artist Badiucao, whose anonymous political satire infuriated Beijing, on Thursday announced a protest campaign against Twitter for what he says is pandering to China, after the platform’s refusal to create a special tank man emoji to mark the 30th Tiananmen anniversary.… Read the full article.

U.S. Air Force F-35s and F-15s Could Get Drone Wingmen

Here comes Skyborg. 

by David Axe , Follow @daxe on Twitter / The National Interest

The U.S. Air Force has identified the manned fighters that, in coming years, could get robotic wingmen.

A new version of the Air Force’s F-35A stealth fighter, as well as the heavily upgraded version of the F-15 that the flying branch hopes to acquire, both could function as flight leads for the service’s Skyborg wingman drones, Will Roper, the Air Force’s top weapons-buyer, on May 22, 2019 told Defense News reporter Valerie Insinna.… Read the full article.

Americans are doing a poor job at saving for retirement, according to the Federal Reserve

There is a gulf between perception and reality

Americans may find themselves in a messy situation come retirement.


Americans aren’t saving enough for retirement and those who do save aren’t sure what they’re doing, the latest Federal Reserve data show.… Read the full article.