City Pops Social bookmarking site for “cool” people sharing “cool” stories. It claims to help bloggers drive more traffic to their blog because they allow self promotion.. Google will make page speed a factor in mobile search ranking starting in July - City Pops Google today announced a significant change in how it ranks websites for mobile searches: it will now take page speed into consideration as one of its signals, the company says. The change, which Google is referring to as the “Speed Update,” will go into effect in July 2018,...]]> Fri, 19 Jan 2018 03:50:49 GMT Meteorite hunter finds 3 rocks in Hamburg Township - City Pops A grin stretched across Robert Ward’s face Thursday afternoon as he talked about the three meteorites he found in less than four hours. “It’s a really spectacular specimen,” the researcher said, showing off the largest of rocks he found on a frozen Hamburg Township lake.... Fri, 19 Jan 2018 03:49:19 GMT Detroit Auto Show: Where are past stars now - City Pops Auto shows traditionally are a time for automakers to make grand promises and gung-ho predictions. Over the years, some of the cars touted at events such as the annual North American International Auto Show in Detroit have found their way into our garages, other times they... Sat, 13 Jan 2018 16:15:46 GMT Delta 4 rocket successfully lofts clandestine NRO satellite into orbit - City Pops A United Launch Alliance Delta 4 rocket climbed into orbit Friday from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California with a top secret spy satellite, adding a new set of eyes in the sky for the U.S. government’s intelligence community and nudging part of the Delta 4 family closer to... Sat, 13 Jan 2018 09:12:08 GMT New Clues to the Origins of the Mysterious Fast Radio Bursts From Space | Smart News | Smithsonian - City Pops Fast Radio Bursts (FRBs) are one of the biggest astronomical mysteries of the last decade. First observed in 2007, astronomers have detected over two dozen instances of the powerful but fleeting signals from space. Researchers don’t know exactly what they are, but there have...]]> Fri, 12 Jan 2018 21:49:41 GMT How Astronaut John Young Tamed the Space Shuttle - City Pops On April 12, 1981, the two-man crew of STS-1 felt like they had something to prove. Packed with a steak and egg breakfast, the two men sat inside the Space Shuttle Columbia’s cockpit, staring at the sky. This was a milestone flight for them, personally, and the tension to get...]]> Mon, 8 Jan 2018 21:36:59 GMT Scientists seek US backcountry skiers to measure snowpack - City Pops NASA's earth sciences arm wants backcountry winter enthusiasts to serve as volunteer snow measurers so it can do better job calculating how much water will end of in rivers and reservoirs in the Pacific Northwest and Alaska]]> Sat, 6 Jan 2018 10:14:53 GMT Rare Malware Targeting Uber's Android App Uncovered - City Pops Malware discovered by Symantec researchers sneakily spoofs Uber’s Android app and harvests users’ passwords, allowing attackers to take over the affected users’ accounts. The malware isn’t widespread, though, and most Uber users are not effected.]]> Thu, 4 Jan 2018 08:15:16 GMT Astronauts Identify Mystery Microbes in Space for the 1st Time - City Pops NASA astronauts successfully sequenced the DNA of microbes found aboard the International Space Station, marking the first time unknown organisms were sequenced and identified entirely in space. Wed, 3 Jan 2018 09:00:40 GMT SpaceX leases Cape Canaveral home for Crew Dragon - City Pops In a sign that astronaut launches from Florida are growing nearer, SpaceX recently leased an Air Force facility where it will prepare Dragon capsules to fly crews to the International Space Station. The 45th Space Wing said work on the capsule called Crew Dragon or Dragon 2... Tue, 2 Jan 2018 08:29:15 GMT Sex dolls to Salmonella: Here are the weirdest things we’ve sent to space - City Pops Humans have blasted some impressive objects into outer space over the decades in the name of research and exploration. Yet some things which have made it into orbit have been downright bizarre. In a year when space gained its first brewery – that we know of – RT takes a look...’ve-sent-to-space.html’ve-sent-to-space.html Tue, 2 Jan 2018 08:26:15 GMT Winter is beautiful on Twitter - City Pops The Fish Head Nebula in Cassiopeia Image: Drew Hastings]]> Mon, 1 Jan 2018 17:15:27 GMT Rocket Launches and Trips to the Moon We're Looking Forward to in 2018 - City Pops If you love space and astronomy, 2018 will be an exciting year. NASA has announced windows of time for sending spacecraft to Mars and the sun. Japanese and American probes already in space are set to enter orbit around two near Earth asteroids. And a variety of eclipses and...]]> Mon, 1 Jan 2018 14:49:04 GMT Air Force: Cape rockets could fly new southern corridor toward poles - City Pops The Air Force has opened a “polar corridor” that would allow certain rockets to launch spacecraft from Cape Canaveral into north-south orbits circling the poles, a development that could bring more launches to Florida Mon, 1 Jan 2018 09:55:22 GMT SpaceX Unveils New Falcon Heavy Rocket - City Pops Elon Musk's SpaceX has unveiled its new Falcon Heavy rocket, a month before its first launch. Photos show the new rocket inside its Florida hangar, minus the cargo for the January test flight]]> Mon, 1 Jan 2018 09:53:17 GMT New robots can see into their future | Berkeley News - City Pops UC Berkeley researchers have developed a robotic learning technology that enables robots to imagine the future of their actions so they can figure out how to manipulate objects they have never encountered before. In the future, this technology could help self-driving cars...]]> Sun, 31 Dec 2017 17:45:59 GMT Chicago officials: Call 311 if you need help as second wave of arctic air hits - Chicago Tribune - City Pops With another wave of arctic air to hit Chicago this weekend, city officials on Thursday urged people to call 311 if anyone needs help, including transportation to warming centers and shelters. Since November, three people in Chicago have died from hypothermia due to exposure... Fri, 29 Dec 2017 22:34:27 GMT Scientists unearth remains of oldest creature ever found in the Antarctic | Zee News - City Pops The 150 million-year-old giant prehistoric sea reptile is believed to be the first of its species located in Antarctica and the oldest creature ever found on the continent.]]> Tue, 26 Dec 2017 05:53:46 GMT Metro Los Angeles Offers Free Rides on Buses, Rail Lines on Christmas and New Year’s Eve - City Pops Metro Los Angeles is offering free rides on all busses and rail lines on the nights of Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve, officials said. No fare will be charged on Christmas Eve from 9 p.m to 2 a.m. and from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. on New Year’s Eve.]]>’s-Eve.html’s-Eve.html Mon, 25 Dec 2017 08:34:14 GMT The three things you need to know today in Los Angeles - City Pops 1. Hear more than 20 choirs, music ensembles and dance troupes from all over the city at the L.A. County Holiday Celebration. Guests are encouraged to come an]]> Mon, 25 Dec 2017 08:31:00 GMT