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NASA shows off moon phases from the far side

NASA shows off moon phases from the far side

Growing up we always called the far side of the moon the dark side of the moon. We had this mental image of that side of the moon being perpetually in the dark, but that isn’t true. The sun shines its light on the far side of the moon as well, but we don’t ever get to see that side of the moon from Earth. NASA has some very cool moon phases and libration videos that show the moon from the view we have here on Earth.

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2015 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport gets 2.4L engine

2015 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport gets 2.4L engine

Mitsubishi has announced a more powerful version of the Outlander SUV for 2015 with two version of the SUV getting a larger 2.4L engine under the hood. The standard engine for the SUV has been a 2.0L 4-cylinder. The 2.4L MIVEC engine produces 168hp, 20hp more than the standard 2.0L offering. Presumably, the engine offers ore torque as well, but that number isn’t offered.

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Sling TV now open to all

Sling TV now open to all

Dish Network kicked off its steaming TV service called Sling TV a while back with an invitation only launch. The invitation only soft launch has now ended leaving the streaming offering open to anyone who wants to sign up. Sling TV gives subscribers access to fifteen different channels for streaming entertainment including ESPN, ESPN2, TNT, TBS, CNN, HGTV, and Cartoon Network among others.

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Renault Kadjar crossover SUV unveiled ahead of Geneva

Renault Kadjar crossover SUV unveiled ahead of Geneva

One of the car brands that we don’t get here in the US is Renault. Renault makes some interesting cars in Europe and other parts of the world and it has unveiled a new SUV ahead of the Geneva motor show. The crossover SUV is called the Kadjar and it is the first C-segment crossover from the automaker. It will compete in a highly competitive class along with the Mazda CX-5, Kia Sportage, VW Tiguan, Toyota RAV4, and Nissan Qashqai.

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Canon EOS M3 compact camera system packs 24.2MP sensor

Canon EOS M3 compact camera system packs 24.2MP sensor

Canon has rolled out the latest addition to its line of EOS digital cameras with the all-new EOS M3. The big feature of this camera is that it has a compact body and promises to deliver DSLR levels of performance. The little camera has the first 24.2MP APS-C CMOS sensor inside that Canon has produced combined with the most advanced image processor Canon offers with the DIGIC 6 sensor.

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Verizon users inside Super Bowl Stadium gobbled 4.1TB of data

Verizon users inside Super Bowl Stadium gobbled 4.1TB of data

Every year wireless carriers have to put serious time and effort into beefing up networks in the stadium where the Super Bowl is played. This year was no different with Verizon and other carriers adding more network capability at the University of Phoenix Stadium where the big game was played. Verizon Wireless has offered up some data statistics from the game and its customers inside the stadium used a huge amount of data.

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