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NASA successfully puffs up its inflatable space habitat

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Amazon's Alexa personal assistant is super useful in the Echo and lot of fun to use. In light of this, Amazon has created a web app that lets you play with Alexa right in your browser. You can access the web app at echosim.io and it...(more) 



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Here's How IndyCar Aerodynamics Have Changed In The Last 100 Years

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Today’s Indy cars look drastically different than those that ran in the first Indianapolis 500 in 1911, and that has a lot to do with the series’ aerodynamic advancements. The Verizon IndyCar Series has a video showing just how much slipperier cars have become throughout the...(more) 



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Prototype space station module begins inflating on NASA's second try

a shared story    2 hours 19 minutes ago
By Irene Klotz CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) - Astronauts aboard the International Space Station on Saturday slowly inflated an experimental fabric module that may provide a less expensive and safer option for housing crews during long stays in space, a NASA TV broadcast showed. An initial...(more) 



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NASA tries again to inflate new room at space station

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CAPE CANVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- NASA is trying once more to inflate a new experimental room at the International Space Station.... 



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9 new movie trailers you need to watch from this past week

a shared story    3 hours 19 minutes ago
It’s the end of May, which means that X-Men: Apocalypse is finally hitting theaters all over the world; following its international launch, the new X-Men movie is now finally playing in the US. If you’re going to ignore all the critics who slammed it and see...(more) 



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Scientists: Underground stone rings made by Neanderthals

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BERLIN (AP) -- Two mysterious stone rings found deep inside a French cave were probably built by Neanderthals about 176,500 years ago, proving that the ancient cousins of humans were capable of more complex behavior than previously thought, scientists say.... 



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U.S. Special Forces will soon have a new weapon at their disposal: Stealth motorcycles

a shared story    4 hours 19 minutes ago
Over the past few decades, the military has made great strides towards improving its stealth technology. Today, the U.S. Air Force can make use of stealth fighter jets and stealth bombers while the U.S. Navy can just as easily deploy stealth submarines and even stealth ships....(more) 



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The definitive guide to not updating to Windows 10

a shared story    5 hours 19 minutes ago
Microsoft wants you to upgrade to Windows 10 . Like, a lot. So much so that if you leave your PC to its own devices for too long, you might come back and find that Cortana has settled in and made itself at home. If you...(more) 



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This is your next jam: Flume, The Strokes, and more

a shared story    6 hours 19 minutes ago
This week’s batch of new tracks isn’t as rock-heavy as last week’s, but there are still some spots reserved for heavy-hitters like Dinosaur Jr. and The Strokes. Nao and Shura are readying long-awaited debut LPs in between the riffs, and Jessie Ware is making sure a...(more) 

tags: jam flume strokes


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VIDEO: Ice blocks make fridges less 'stupid'

a shared story    6 hours 19 minutes ago
Roger Harrabin visits a factory in Wales that is using ice to make fridges more economical. 



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How Long Will It Take to Fall Through The Earth?

a shared story    7 hours 19 minutes ago
You might not want to check this out for yourself, but do you know how long it would take for a person to fall through the Earth? Around 42 minutes.Read more... 

tags: long fall earth


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NASA slowly inflating new room at space station on 2nd try

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CAPE CANVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- NASA slowly inflated a new experimental room at the International Space Station on Saturday, with much better luck than the first try two days earlier.... 



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