Stephen King’s novel ‘Billy Summers’ has an Easter egg for fans of ‘The Shining’

Warning: Contains mild spoilers for Stephen King’s novel, Billy Summers. The Overlook Hotel may be gone, but its monstrous legacy lives on. The evil building that facilitated Jack Torrance’s infamous axe wielding burned down at the conclusion of Stephen King’s 1977 novel The Shining, only to get another mention (this time as an absence rather …

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NASA is trying a ‘risky’ fix for the ageing Hubble Space Telescope

By Matthew Sparkes The Hubble Space Telescope NASA NASA will attempt what has been described as a “risky” fix for the Hubble Space Telescope after several weeks of troubleshooting following an unexpected shutdown. Spacecraft tend to use tried-and-tested technology and some of Hubble’s computer systems date back to the 1970s. The telescope’s payload computer is …

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Nigeria: It is 100 days post #TwitterBan; $360,000,000 estimated losses

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The #TwitterBan in Nigeria is no news anymore, as the country hits 100 days post-Twitter ban. On Monday, September 13, Nigerians would have witnessed 100 days of #TwitterBan by the Federal Government. The measure taken by the government declaring the platform suspended has been heavily criticized as undermines Nigeria’s corporate existence; a move widely condemned …

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Every Marvel movie villain, ranked

Once upon a time, Marvel had a villain problem, but those days may be far behind us. To be fair, there are still a lot of duds in the growing history of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, but recent additions like Vulture, Wenwu, and the Mad Titan Thanos himself are almost enough to make us forget …

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Can a robot ever be conscious and how would we know if it were?

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Some people think we could easily build and identify a conscious robot, while others insist that it’s impossible – it all depends on what you think consciousness is. Technology 7 July 2021 By Anil Ananthaswamy and Kate Douglas Yuichiro Chino/Getty Images There is disagreement over whether machines can ever be conscious, let alone how we …

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