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SpaceX launches a record-breaking mission, sends laser-linked Starlink satellites to the polar orbit
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SpaceX achieves another milestone, sends the most number of satellites on a single mission to date. Starlink satellites are now laser linked, more.

Boeing 737 Max cleared to fly again 'too early'
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A former Boeing manager says more investigations are needed on the plane, grounded after two crashes.

How Long Does a Bottle of Wine Last After It Is Opened?
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People always want to know how long wine will keep in the fridge before it goes bad. Here's the answer.

Larry King, legendary talk show host, dies at 87
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Larry King, the longtime CNN host who became an icon through his interviews with countless newsmakers and his sartorial sensibilities, has died. He was 87.

The secret forces that squeeze and pull life into shape

Scientists are getting to grips with the role of mechanical forces in the body, from embryo to adult.

Have We Already Been Visited by Aliens?
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An eminent astrophysicist argues that signs of intelligent extraterrestrial life have appeared in our skies. What’s the evidence for his extraordinary claim?

Inside the digital clock from a Soyuz spacecraft
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We recently obtained a clock that flew on a Soyuz space mission. 1 The clock, manufactured in 1984, contains over 100 integrated circuits o...

Inside The Cryptocurrency Revolution
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Bitcoin’s emergence as a global digital currency has been as revolutionary as it has been erratic. But while fledgling investors obsess over every fluctuatio...

DIY Necromunda Monster Miniatures (Escher Gang Phelynx)
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Inspired by some of the recently announced GW minis for the new clan Escher Necromunda book, here's a pack of DIY phelynxes!This is another dollar store buil...

What "Orwellian" really means
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If you’ve watched the news or followed politics, chances are you’ve heard the term Orwellian thrown around in one context or another. But have you ever stopped to think about what it really means, or why it’s used so often? Noah Tavlin dissects the term.

Abandoned airfield - Smirnykh, Sakhalinskaya Oblast’, Russia

The original airfield was built in the early 20th century for the Imperial Japanese Army and was called Keton. It consisted of a 1200 m long concrete runway, gravel taxiways and about 20 equipped aircraft parking lots.

Colorful ‘Jingle Trucks’ Rule the Road in Pakistan
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“When people look to hire a truck, they feel that if it looks fancy and newly painted, then it’s probably in better condition and they trust it more.”

It's a Wonderful Life movie review (1946)

The best and worst things that ever happened to "It's a Wonderful Life" are that it fell out of copyright protection and into the shadowy no-man's-land of the public domain.

Football risks losing Neymar too soon if PSG star is not protected
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Neymar is consistently one of the most fouled players in European football - often brutally so - and he must be offered more protection so as to avoid him being forced to end his career prematurely