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Japan gives its Moon Exploration Vehicle most of the Toyota names of all time

Needless to say, Toyota has conquered the automotive landscape on earth and is consistently at the top of global sales. But the Japanese brand doesn’t stop there. In collaboration with the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), Toyota has launched joint research into fuel cell vehicle technology on the moon. More importantly, the otherworldly Toyota vehicle now has a name. The …

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John Oliver “honored” in Connecticut: Mayor names sewage treatment plant after him

Comedian John Oliver has long used his Last Week Tonight platform to ridicule government agencies and officials. Now the tables have turned. Danbury, Connecticut Mayor Mark Boughton says the city decided to name a local sewage treatment plant after the British-born comedian after Oliver mocked Danbury on his August 16 show. Boughton said in a Facebook post on Saturday that …

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Chandrayaan-2 captured the image of a crater on the moon. ISRO names it after Vikram Sarabhai | India News

NEW DELHI: Chandryaan-2 took pictures of the moon and one of the craters was named after Vikram Sarabhai, the father of India’s space program, a statement said Friday. The Minister of State in the Prime Minister’s Office, Jitendra Singh, said that Sarabhai’s 100th birthday on August 12 was a thank you to the scientist. Singh added that ISRO’s recent successes …

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Disney has just ended the 20th Century Fox brand, one of the most recognizable names in the entertainment industry

Disney ((DIS) On Monday it was announced that one of its television studios, 20th Century Fox Television, would be renamed 20th Television. The new name cuts both the “century” and the “fox” from the name of the studio. The familiar logo and title card with the words 20th Television stacked over the headlights remain the same minus the excluded words. …

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NASA is supposed to remove offensive names from planets and other celestial bodies

Political correctness has now spread to space, where, according to NASA, planets, galaxies and other celestial bodies are no longer referred to with “offensive” nicknames. In a press release Thursday, the space agency said that all planets and celestial bodies are referred to only by their scientific names, the Houston Chronicle reported. According to the new rules, the “Eskimo Nebula” …

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Over a dozen possible names are tagged for the Washington NFL team as they get rid of “Redskins”.

After increasing pressure from companies and the public, the Washington NFL team finally got rid of his “Redskins” name after 87 years. A cautious Virginia man hopes to benefit from the change after filing dozens of brand claims for potential new names since 2014. Washington owner Dan Snyder and new head coach Ron Rivera will “develop a new name and …

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Washington Redskins to change names; new name comes later

The name of the team does not change immediately. The club’s website remains Redskins.com, the NFL’s official website still calls the team “Washington Redskins,” and Monday’s announcement was posted on Redskins’ letterhead. A person aware of the situation said the team was planning to use Redskins until a new name was chosen. On Sunday, two people who knew the team’s …

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