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AP: No cigar: Interstellar object is cookie-shaped planet shard

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Our solar system’s first known interstellar visitor is neither a comet nor asteroid as first suspected and...

AP: Ford partners with U-M on robotics research, new building

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Digit marches on two legs across the floor of the University of Michigan’s Ford Motor Co. Robotics...

NPR: ‘Ya Basta Facebook’ Says Company Must Curb Misinformation In Spanish

Facebook is failing to enforce its own rules against falsehoods about COVID-19, vaccines, election fraud and conspiracy theories when it comes to...

BBC: Elon Musk changes job title to ‘Technoking of Tesla’

Mr Musk will still retain his position of chief within the company, the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filing said.

NPR: Slick Tom Cruise Deepfakes Signal That Near Flawless Forgeries May Be Here

In a crop of viral videos featuring Tom Cruise, it's not the actor's magic trick nor his joke-telling that's deceptive — but...

NPR: Minor League Baseball To Experiment With Robotic Umpires

Umpires will have a little help behind home plate in some minor league games this season – from a "robot ump."

AP: Netflix tests out a possible password-sharing crackdown

NEW YORK (AP) — Netflix is testing a way to crack down on password sharing. The popular streaming service...

BBC: Magic reveals hidden tactics of politics and marketing

Understanding how magic tricks work could help to protect people from manipulation by politicians and marketing, say researchers.

BBC: Security firm probes hack of ‘150,000 cameras’

A California firm is investigating a massive hack said to have affected 150,000 of its security cameras.

NPR: Instagram Suggested Posts To Users. It Served Up COVID-19 Falsehoods, Study Finds

Instagram recommended false claims about COVID-19, vaccines and the 2020 U.S. election to people who appeared interested in related topics, according to...

NR: Remembering Allan McDonald: He Refused To Approve Challenger Launch, Exposed Cover-Up

McDonald directed the booster rocket project at NASA contractor Morton Thiokol. He was responsible for the two massive rockets, filled with explosive...

AP:Spacewalking astronauts prep station for new solar wings

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Spacewalking astronauts ventured out Sunday to install support frames for new, high-efficiency solar panels arriving at the...

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[Champaign] 13 Thursdays in Campustown

13THURSDAYS presented by JSM Living continues in campustown this summer now through August 12. Explore campustown by taking advantage of deals and sales at 21 participating businesses every...

[Illinois] Passes for 22nd annual ‘Ebertfest’ on sale June 7

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Passes for the 22nd annual Roger Ebert’s Film Festival, or “Ebertfest,” will go on sale June 7.

Media advisory: Illinois undergraduates featured in television series ‘The College Tour’

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Eleven students from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign will be featured in an edition of “The College Tour,”...

[Champaign] EXPLORE CAMPUSTOWN BUSINESSES ALL SUMMER WITH THE RETURN OF 13 THURSDAYS

CHAMPAIGN -- The Champaign Center Partnership invites the public to explore Campustown this summer during the return of 13 Thursdays, the annual 13-week promotion...