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Which NFL teams are most likely to go worst to first?

Aug 18, 2017 Vince Verhei We told you so. Dak Prescott was No. 3 in the NFL in Total QBR in 2016. But after accounting for historical data on draft position, early-career performance and roster status, two other young passers have a better chance of being franchise QBs. They’re young, they need reps … and now they’re about to get them. Here’s the annual ranking of the NFL’s top 25 breakout prospects from Football Outsiders. Which teams have the NFL’s best talent under the age of 25? Football Outsiders ranks ...

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The First True Multi-User Holographic Table Has Been Built

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Holographic technology is frequently shown in science fiction and superhero movies (Tony Stark’s in-helmet displays are all holograms). Our real-life capabilities have historically been far more modest, even though the first science fiction author to write about the concept, Jules Verne, published his The Carpathian Castle in 1893. Now, an Australian company has constructed the world’s first multi-user holographic table, capable of tracking the eye positions and viewing angles of multiple people simultaneously and updating ...

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The First True Multi-User Holographic Table Has Been Built

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Holographic technology is frequently shown in science fiction and superhero movies (Tony Stark’s in-helmet displays are all holograms). Our real-life capabilities have historically been far more modest, even though the first science fiction author to write about the concept, Jules Verne, published his The Carpathian Castle in 1893. Now, an Australian company has constructed the world’s first multi-user holographic table, capable of tracking the eye positions and viewing angles of multiple people simultaneously and updating ...

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How I plan to spend my first paycheck

Money guide for Millennials So you’ve just started a new job right out of college and your first paycheck lands in your bank account. Where do you go from here? Every summer, a new wave of college graduates find themselves heading into the real world. And there’s good news for this year’s cohort: The average salary for 2017 graduates isat an all-time high, according to a 2017 Korn Ferry study. They’re expected to make an average of $ 49,785 in their first job out of school — up 3% from ...

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Gase: 'Same' Cutler during first Fins practice

3:38 PM ET Josh Baumgard DAVIE, Fla. — Quarterback Jay Cutler looked the “same” during his first day of practice with the Miami Dolphins, coach Adam Gase said Tuesday. “He said he felt good,” Gase said. “He is not going to sugarcoat anything with me. It was good that he felt right back in it.” Cutler, who ended last season with the Chicago Bears on injured reserve and had labrum surgery in December, was a full participant during practice Tuesday but took limited snaps. “My arm’s fine,” Cutler said. “It ...

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Hubble Observes Alien Planet’s Stratosphere for the First Time

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. The Hubble Space Telescope may be old, but it’s often still the best way for astronomers to observe distant objects. For example, the massive exoplanet WASP-121b orbiting a star roughly 900 light years from Earth. Observations of this so-called “hot Jupiter” show that it has a warm stratosphere, a common trait of planets in our own solar system. That’s a major step toward understanding the atmosphere of exoplanets. A stratosphere is a layer in the atmosphere ...

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Price Cuts Drive Apple iPad Sales Higher for First Time in 3 Years

The iPad, once a foundational and impressive chunk of Apple’s overall revenue, has been stuck in a rut for over three years. Sales have slumped for 13 straight quarters, despite Apple’s various attempts to breathe new life into the tablet market by releasing products like the iPad Air 2 and the iPad Pro. The company is finally reporting a significant surge in sales, courtesy of the new iPad variant released this year. Its secret? A $ 329 price tag. The latest iPad (sometimes referred to as the iPad 2017) isn’t ...

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US Navy Launches First Jet with Electromagnetic Catapult

For decades, the US Aircraft Carrier fleet has been hurling planes into the sky with the aid of steam. However, a new generation of ships are about to launch with the Electromagnetic Aircraft Launch System (EMALS). It’s been tested with weights and unmanned drones, but for the first time, a real fighter jet has been launched by the EMALS system on the USS Gerald R. Ford. The catapults used on most aircraft carriers divert steam from the ship’s nuclear reactor to operate the system. This is a “quick and dirty” ...

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