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A Construction Worker Said Just the Right Thing to Make Kate Middleton Giggle

Do we sense a little jealousy, Will?<p>During a quick visit to a Cornish housing development, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge came across a group of construction men — and one of them just couldn't resist giving Kate a reason to giggle.<p>The construction worker and scaffolder, who has now been named …

SpaceX and NASA have released full statements about Thursday's rocket explosion — here's what they said

More than a day after the fiery explosion of a Falcon 9 rocket on a launchpad in Cape Canaveral, Florida, both SpaceX and NASA have issued full statements.<p>The rocket catastrophically blew up at a launchpad called Space Launch Center 40 (SLC-40) at 9:07 a.m. on September 1, right before a routine …

Space Travel

Jupiter, get ready for your close-up: Juno is coming

Spacecraft don't get to sleep in on the weekend—and neither do their scientists. On Saturday at 5:51 a.m. Pacific, NASA's Juno spacecraft will swing within roughly 2,500 miles of Jupiter's cloud tops, the closest it will get to the gas giant during its planned mission.<p>It will also be the first time …

Astronomy

Hands on with Nura headphones that adapt to your unique hearing profile

Just as with vision, no two people have the same hearing, so why should headphones be one size fits all?<p>Off the back of a successful Kickstarter that …

WSJ: Samsung's Galaxy S7 will have a pressure-sensitive display

Nine months is a long time in the smartphone industry, so it should come as no surprise that Samsung is already preparing to launch the next iteration of its flagship smartphone. While the Korean smartphone maker may still be a few months away from showing us what's new, the <i>Wall Street Journal</i> has …

Russia might have hacked the White House

Russia's military overtures haven't been limited to its recent arctic war games. Cyber operatives reportedly working for Russia have already compromised an unsecured State Department computer system. Now US officials have admitted that the White House's network has been hit as well. While the …