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What it would actually take to get to Mars by 2020

Short answer: a time machine<p>Today, during a phone call with astronaut Peggy Whitson on the International Space Station, President Trump joked that he hoped NASA would land astronauts on Mars by the end of his first term in 2020.<p>Obviously, this timeline is completely unreasonable for an agency …

Space Exploration

Aaron Hernandez Hanged Himself in Prison, Officials Say

Aaron Hernandez, the former star tight end with the New England Patriots who was convicted of first-degree murder in 2015, hanged himself in prison on Wednesday, the authorities said.<p>He was discovered in his cell by corrections officers at the Souza-Baranowski Correctional Center in Shirley, Mass., …

Crime

US lawmakers call on Trump to spell out Syria strategy

Members of the US Congress from both parties have backed President Donald Trump's cruise missile strikes on Syria, but demanded he develop a strategy for dealing with the broader conflict and consult with Congress on any further action.<p>In the biggest foreign policy decision of his presidency, Trump …

Middle East

With a Single Tweet, Elon Musk Just Gave a Master Class in Effective Leadership

Last week, SpaceX made history. Then Elon Musk showed us what great communication looks like.<p>Last week, SpaceX successfully launched and recovered its first recycled rocket, Falcon 9. As CNN reported, this is "the first time in the history of spaceflight that the same rocket has been used on two …

Elon Musk

Baseline: Delray Beach stringers reveal crazy low tension

There's low tensions, and then there's Mikhail Kukushkin's frame. (Tecnifbre)<p>Delray Beach, FL. — Tecnifibre is the official stringing service of the …

10 movies you should watch to show off your surround sound

Put your new sound system to the test with these movies known for their outstanding sound design.<p>When you upgraded your television to a new 4K unit, you likely realized that the content available to show off those 6 million additional pixels was scant. Even today, 4K content is seriously lagging …

Obama Criticizes Trump's Travel Ban, Says 'Values Are At Stake'

Former President Barack Obama has criticized President Trump's immigration and travel ban issued on Friday, saying through a spokesman that he is "heartened by the level of engagement" over the weekend in opposition to the action.<p>"In his final official speech as President, he spoke about the …

Immigration

What is Einstein's theory of relativity?

Albert Einstein’s theories of special and general relativity rule the field of classical physics.<p>Their effects can be seen in our everyday lives and …

Physics

Trump Campaign’s Shifting Story on Speech Raises New Questions

The original draft of Melania Trump’s Republican National Convention speech did not include the section that appears to have been lifted from Michelle Obama’s 2008 convention speech, according to documents obtained exclusively by NBC News.<p>The Trump campaign’s shifting story — with Campaign Chairman …

Donald Trump

8 FOODS WHICH HELP CANCER GROWTH – STOP EATING THESE FOODS NOW!

1.5 million people in, are diagnosed with some form of cancer, and this is one of the reasons we all must be more cautious when it comes to eating …

Panama Papers Fallout Hurts A Reputation Panama Thought It Had Fixed

Panama City is bustling with construction. At least half-a-dozen cranes dot its picturesque, oceanfront skyline, teeming with glass towers.<p>At one site, real estate broker Kent Davis steps into a construction elevator in a nearly completed 30-floor apartment building. Seventy percent of the …

Corruption

The 25 richest self-made billionaires

The 25 richest self-made billionaires on earth have accrued more than $850 billion combined, each with a personal net worth of at least $18 billion.<p>This comes from new data provided to Business Insider by Wealth-X, which conducts research on the super-wealthy, as featured in our recent list of the …

Li Ka-shing