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Space rocket: Up close & personal (360 video) - BBC News

Inside Baikonur, the space station that will send Major Tim Peake into space

Russia’s remarkable Cold War space port is the mainstay of global space travel, but it is battling a long, slow decline<p>A blue-clad engineer adjusted a valve, a needle spun on a dial, and the huge engine of a Soyuz rocket let out a gasp as if it was breathing.<p>Fifty meters long, and packed with 300 …

Why Is Canada Winning The Drone Race?

In the push to get commercial drone operations off the ground, America has fallen far behind.<p>For one shot in the upcoming movie <i>Age of Adaline</i>, starring Blake Lively and Harrison Ford, a camera drone hovered at 2 feet off the ground, then soared up to 125 feet. The dramatic shot wouldn’t have been …

What Colour Is This Dress? (SOLVED with SCIENCE)

Porridge could be key to a long and healthy life, says Harvard University

Eating porridge, brown rice or corn each day could protect the heart against disease, Harvard University has found<p>A small bowl of porridge each day could be the key to a long and healthy life, after a major study by Harvard University found that whole grains reduce the risk of dying from heart …