Author: M Imran Khan

Assuming the company gets permission from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), some future FedEx cargo planes may be equipped with anti-missile laser systems designed to help protect them from man-portable air defense systems (MANPADS). The laser systems, should they be used, would work to disrupt a missile’s ability to target these cargo jets. Carlos Yudica/Shutterstock Various incidents have taken place over the years involving missiles launched at civilian aircraft using MANPADS, which remains a threat to a variety of flights (via State.gov). These events, some of which have resulted in the loss of life, are often due to misidentification, yet…

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Ngannou defends his UFC heavyweight title at UFC 270. Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC The UFC has good and bad news for 2022. The good news: Its first PPV card of the year features Francis Ngannou vs. Ciryl Gane for the heavyweight title. An incredible fight that’s a real, proper 50/50 pick em. It also features a flyweight title fight in the co-main between Brandon Moreno and Deiveson Figueiredo. This will be their third contest and the previous two were both barn burners.The bad news: PPVs now cost more. The UFC decided yet another price increase was a good idea, bumping the price…

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Digital Trends may earn a commission when you buy through links on our site. Following the sudden explosion of love for Wordle in recent weeks, the browser-only availability of Josh Wardle’s free word game led to get-rich-quick developers coding similar efforts and sticking them in app stores. Apple recently removed from its own app store some of the most blatant knock-offs, though search for the game today and at the top of the list you’ll find a word game called Wordle! Wordle! landed in Apple’s app store five years ago and its gameplay is different to Wordle‘s. Wordle! developer Steven…

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Call of Duty: Warzone launched in March 2020 and has seen more than 100 million players since then, making it one of the most successful battle royale games to date. Since launch, it has gotten multiple seasons of content, bringing its community new weapons, contracts, and things to do around the large open world of Verdansk and now, the WWII-themed Caldera. The most recent Call of Duty games, including Modern Warfare, Black Ops Cold War, and Vanguard, have all been integrated into Warzone, unifying the progression systems of all three games. That means all of your weapons in Modern Warfare,…

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Ozark (Season 4, Part 1) Netflix Netflix has a bulging library of TV shows and as each week brings new content, it becomes an exercise of sifting through the best of the bunch.To cut time, you’ll find highlights of new content below, as well as CNET’s full list of best TV Originals on Netflix.What’s new this week (Jan. 17-23)Here are this week’s highlights.TuesdayDota: Dragon’s Blood (Season 2 / Book 2) — Animated fantasy. Renowned Dragon Knight Davion becomes embroiled in events much larger than he could have ever imagined.WednesdayThe Puppet Master: Hunting the Ultimate Conman — Crime docuseries. A cruel con man…

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Being the Ricardos saw Nicole Kidman win best actress in a motion picture (drama) at the Golden Globes. Amazon Prime Video Aside from dropping a host of movies at the beginning of each month, Amazon Prime Video doesn’t have a ton of new weekly releases.But occasionally an original or a flick from the vault comes knocking and deserves to be put on your radar. Below you’ll find weekly highlights and CNET’s full list of best Amazon Prime Video Original movies. Entertain your brain with the coolest news from streaming to superheroes, memes to video games. Read more: Prime Video: The…

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As We See It (2022) Prime Video Aside from dropping several TV shows at the beginning of each month, Amazon Prime Video doesn’t have a ton of new weekly releases.But occasionally an Amazon Original comes knocking that deserves to be put on your radar. Below you’ll find highlights for this week, as well as CNET’s full list of best Amazon Prime Video Original TV shows.What to watch this week (Jan. 17-23)Here are this week’s highlights.FridayAs We See It — Amazon Original Series: Season 1 — Coming-of-age dramedy. Jack, Harrison, and Violet, three roommates on the autism spectrum, strive to get…

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On January 13, President Biden gave an update on the government’s plan to offer free at-home COVID-19 tests, including a timeline for when the companion website would launch. Biden said at the time that the website was on track to launch “next week,” referring to the week starting on January 16, and it seems that estimate was spot-on. The online ordering portal is now live, though the public won’t be able to submit their orders until later on in the week. joel bubble ben/Shutterstock The website used to order free at-home COVID-19 tests in the US is called COVIDtests.gov, and…

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The Army’s COVID vaccine entered clinical human trials in March 2021. Marcy Sanchez/US Army For the most up-to-date news and information about the coronavirus pandemic, visit the WHO and CDC websites. White House Chief Medical Adviser Dr. Anthony Fauci recently underscored the government’s investment in a universal COVID-19 vaccine that could successfully combat all variants. In an interview with NBC Thursday, Fauci said there was a concerted effort to develop a universal COVID vaccine that “would mean that the initial vaccination would cover all of these little variants, so you wouldn’t have to worry.””We want a pan-coronavirus vaccine so that you have…

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Google Betty White was a comedy icon who collected millions of fans the world over in a broadcast career that stretched well over half a century.Her legions of fans were gearing up to celebrate the beloved actress’ 100th birthday, which falls on Monday, when she died on Dec. 31. But that doesn’t mean we can’t still celebrate her wonderful life, and that’s just what Google is doing.The tech giant has planted a loving tribute in the form of an Easter egg in its search engine to commemorate the birthday of the late Golden Girls actor. Simply type “Betty White” into…

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