Amazon Doubles Profits - Then Hikes Prime Membership Fees: After announcing that profits more than doubled in the first quarter, Amazon said they will be hiking their fees of the popular Amazon Prime service by 20% to $119 a year. Profits double and they’re raising their Prime membership fees? Good grief, Jeff Bezos is the richest man in the world - just how much more money does need? I’m guessing $127 Billion just doesn’t stretch like it used to - especially when you factor in things like this Amazon Prime rate hike.
Space Agencies Plan to Deliver Mars Rocks to Earth: NASA and ESA have signed a letter of intent that could lead to the first "round trip" to another planet (Mars), where they would retrieve rocks from the Martian surface and then send them back on Earth for study. Yea, like we don’t already have enough rocks here on Earth! How about just following me around while I try and mow the backyard some weekend and then try and tell me Earth needs more damn rocks. And hell, that doesn’t even count all the rocks some of the people I know have piled up in their heads.
Astronomers Find 14 Galaxies About to Collide: Astronomers looked deep into outer space and have discovered at least 14 galaxies about lot crash into each other. In what may be more bad news for the troubled company, many of those colliding galaxies are believed to have been utilizing early versions of Tesla’s self-driving software.