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Apple introduces iOS 7

iOS 7 is the seventh major release of the iOS mobile operating system developed by Apple Inc. When it came out, it offered a completely novel user interface and featured flat icons, a new slide-to-unlock function and innovative animations, and was described as "profound and enduring beauty in simplicity".

Space Shuttle Endeavour lands

Endeavour carried the Wake Shield Facility. It was a n experimental science platform that was placed in low Earth orbit by the shuttle. The purpose of the WSF was to grow thin films of materials in a near perfect vacuum. Endeavour also deployed and retrieved the Spartan 201 astronomy satellite for solar wind research.

The first photograph of the Earth and the Moon together

Voyager 1 is a space probe launched by NASA. Part of the Voyager program to study the outer Solar System. Voyager 1 also snapped the picture of the Earth and the Moon from a distance of 7.25 million miles. It was the first to include both the Earth and the Moon in a single frame taken by a spacecraft.

Anniversaries of the (in)famous

born 1945

John McAfee

born 1954

Steven Pinker