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SpaceX Has Successfully Landed Its Rocket On A Drone Ship

Watch the monumental landing here<p>Fifth time's the charm: SpaceX has successfully landed the first stage of its Falcon 9 rocket on its drone ship out in the Atlantic Ocean, the first time in history such a landing has ever been achieved.<p>All four previous instances of this landing ended in failure. …

Space Exploration
National Security

SpaceX rocket successfully lands on ocean drone platform for first time

Falcon 9 rocket takes off with a cargo capsule bound for International Space Station before successfully landing on drone barge in fifth attempt<p>SpaceX landed a reusable rocket on a robotic drone on Friday, its fifth attempt and a historic achievement in a budding space race between billionaires to …

Space Travel

Sous Vide Pork Chops Recipe

A good pork chop is only as good as the method by which you cook it. You want the most foolproof way to guarantee extra-juicy pork chops? Sous vide is the way to go. Here's my complete guide to how it's done.<p>Why It Works<p>Slow, precise cooking, followed by high heat, gives you perfectly even results …


Study examines the effects of exposing legumes to nitrogen fertilizer

Plant biologists at the University of Illinois and Michigan State University have pinpointed the area of genomes within nitrogen-fixing bacteria in …


Daisy Lewellyn, star of Bravo's 'Blood, Sweat and Heels,' dies

Star of "Blood, Sweat and Heels" Daisy Lewellyn has died after a two-year battle with a rare form of liver cancer, her former employer, Essence magazine, has reported.<p>"Daisy Lewellyn has sadly lost her battle to cancer at age 36. As someone who was a friend, constant source of inspiration and …

Bill That Would Ban End-to-End Encryption Savaged by Critics

A LONG-ANTICIPATED DRAFT of anti-encryption legislation written by the leaders of the Senate Intelligence Committee circulated late Thursday night …

Middle East