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Trump wants Nasa to put astronauts on risky moon mission aboard untested rocket

Nasa is studying possibilities of sending a human crew on an untested rocket around the moon following a request from White House led by President Donald Trump. The US space agency is conducting a study for the White House to … Continue reading

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Where these 'Shark Tank' companies are today: Part 6

Mama June Shannon‘s motivation to lose weight has been revealed. The reality star opened up on the premiere of her new show, Mama June: From Hot to Not, that she decided to lose weight when her ex, Sugar Bear, revealed he was getting … Continue reading

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Small satellites, big impact: Researchers use images to help end food insecurity

Small satellites tens of thousands of miles above Earth may help farmers in sub-Saharan Africa escape poverty and food insecurity. Using high-resolution images, researchers from Stanford University have been able to measure and estimate crop yields with the goal to improve … Continue reading

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New Jersey OKs gas pipeline through protected Pinelands

CHERRY HILL, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey environmental regulators on Friday approved a hotly contested plan to run a natural gas pipeline through a federally protected forest preserve amid raucous protests that included drums, tambourines and choruses of “This Land … Continue reading

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Solar-powered cinema opens in Burkina ahead of festival

Ouagadougou (AFP) – A solar-powered cinema was unveiled in Burkina Faso Friday ahead of Ouagadougou’s hosting of Africa’s top film festival, even as movie theatres on the continent continue to disappear. The theatre, with its 300-seat capacity, will run on … Continue reading

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NASA weighing risk of adding crew to megarocket's 1st flight

NASA is weighing the risk of adding astronauts to the first flight of its new megarocket, designed to eventually send crews to Mars. The space agency’s human exploration chief said Friday that his boss and the Trump administration asked for … Continue reading

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Want to Know the Future? Most People Don't, Study Suggests

Despite the popularity of horoscopes, most people don’t really want to know their futures, a new study from Europe suggests. That’s particularly true if future events are negative, such as the person’s death, the study found. The research, which surveyed … Continue reading

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Healthy Heart in Midlife May Lower Dementia Risk Later

Keeping your heart healthy could also benefit your brain, hints a new study suggesting that people who have risk factors for heart disease in middle age are also at increased risk for dementia later in life. The study analyzed information … Continue reading

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SpaceX Is Delaying Its Mars Mission Until 2020

From Popular Mechanics About a year ago, SpaceX announced a 2018 mission to Mars. The plan was to send a probe to land on the surface with a possible sample return mission to follow at a later date. With less … Continue reading

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Let Professor Einstein challenge your brain

Business Racked J.C. Penney Will Close 140 Stores, Cut 6,000 Employees in Attempt to Change Its Fate It’s not news that department stores and mall brands are struggling, and this morning, another retailer added itself to the list of those … Continue reading

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