All The News You Missed Overnight: A Website Can Crash Your iPhone

All The News You Missed Overnight: A Website Can Crash Your iPhone

Good morning! It’s a busy world out there. All The News You Missed Overnight gives you a guide to everything techy that happened while you were sleeping.

Sketchy Website Causes iPhones To Crash And Reboot
If the effective power bug taught us anything, it’s that something as simple as a text message can crash your iPhone. Now, there’s an even easier way to cause your phone to s**t itself. The site was created to do exactly what the URL promises: With just four lines of code, the site runs a script that’s able to crash the iPhone’s default browser.

(DO NOT VISIT THAT LINK!) The script adds thousands of characters per second into the browser’s address bar, overloading the browser’s memory, heating up the phone and eventually forcing the iPhone to reboot.

Spaceport America Wants $2 Million More From US Taxpayers For Its Space Tourism Fantasy
If you build it, the space tourists will come. That was the promise to the taxpayers of New Mexico back in 2009 when Spaceport America broke ground. Seven years and roughly $US220 million later, New Mexico has little to show for it. And now the private space facility is asking for even more money.

New Mexico is one of the poorest states in the US. So it’s easy to see why state legislators wanted to attract new jobs and businesses. Lawmakers were promised that if they helped finance a new spaceport in the middle of the desert, they’d attract millions of dollars in the burgeoning field of space tourism.

Here Are All The Space Stations In History
Sending something up into space? Having it stay up while people live on it as it orbits the Earth? Becoming an outpost far, far away from home? Just incredible. Building a habitable space station satellite will always be an amazing feat of engineering and planning and sheer human ingenuity.

Here are all the space stations that have ever orbited Earth, from the Salyut to Skylab to ISS and everything else in between and after.

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