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NASA's Juno spacecraft has completed its five-year journey to Jupiter

NASA/JPL-Caltech<p>On July 4 at 11:53 pm ET, NASA scientists erupted into cheers.<p>After a five year journey culminating in an intense battle with Jupiter’s crazy belts of radiation, their Juno spacecraft finally slipped into the planet's orbit.<p>“We just did the hardest thing NASA has ever done,” Scott …

The world's trash crisis, and why many Americans are oblivious

As nations around the globe observe Earth Day, one of the most daunting issues facing the world is the mounting waste problem, which impairs public health, pollutes the environment and threatens to drown some poor countries in toxicity.<p>More than half the world’s population does not have access to …

The 15 most desirable objects in the world - CNN Style

Written by Jaime Derringer<p>Jaime Derringer is the founder of online modern design magazine Design Milk and an expert on contemporary design. The opinions expressed here are solely her own.<p>Each year, I'm amazed by how luxury brands and designers come together at Salone del Mobile Milano to wow us …

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Review: HTC Vive

Well, the Oculus Rift was the best VR headset you could buy for about a week.<p>The HTC Vive virtual reality headset drops today at a $799 price point just a week after Facebook’s Oculus released its highly-anticipated Rift headset. In comparison, the Vive has kind of flown under the radar outside of …

World's busiest airports announced | CNN Travel

(CNN) — Atlanta has done it again, holding off Beijing to retain its title as the world's busiest passenger airport.<p>More than 100 million passengers passed though Atlanta Hartsfield Jackson International in 2015, a rise of 5.5% over 2014 according to preliminary traffic data released by Airports …

Flying

Montreal traffic camera captures stunning images of snowy owl in flight

Owl, which was likely looking for a place to perch, has become viral internet star after Quebec transport minister Robert Poeti shared the photographs online<p>A traffic camera above a Montreal freeway has taken stunning images of a snowy owl in flight.<p>The bird was captured mid-air by the CCTV camera …

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Microsoft to launch its own SIM cards for Windows devices

Microsoft is working on a SIM card to allow you to get online using your Windows 10 device wherever you go, while paying only for the data you use.<p>The company hasn’t yet announced its plans, but it has launched an app in its store that will let users connect to a nationwide high-speed mobile data …

HP faces 10-year ban as Canadian government’s technology supplier

Hewlett-Packard Co., one of the leading technology suppliers to the Canadian government, is facing a possible 10-year ban on selling products and services to Ottawa in the wake of a high-profile U.S. bribery conviction.<p>The recent criminal conviction, involving bribes paid to Russian government …

Is Donald Trump an American fascist?

<i>Michael R. Marrus is the Chancellor Rose and Ray Wolfe Professor Emeritus of Holocaust Studies at the University of Toronto. His latest book</i>, Lessons of the Holocaust, <i>will appear in a few weeks.</i><p>Something snapped in American commentary on Donald Trump in the past week or so. Until now, mainstream …

KHL player has throat cut by errant skate (Warning: Graphic)

KHL player Vitaly Sitnikov is ‘fine’ after taking a skate to the throat in a game Sunday. Sitnikov was cut by former NHLer Ladislav Nagy’s skate and …

Carrie Fisher on Star Wars Lord’s Prayer ad ban: 'People should get a life'

Star Wars actor, who recently completed filming on The Force Awakens, says banned advert for Christianity is not offensive<p>Star Wars actor Carrie Fisher has blasted UK cinemas for refusing to show an advert by the Church of England which features the Lord’s Prayer after citing fears that it could …

There's a new Big Tobacco — and one industry is determined to silence its critics

In early November, the Food and Drug Administration announced that Americans should eat and drink no more than 50 grams of sugar — roughly the amount in a can and a half of Coke — each day.<p>The new proposal has been years in the making: Chatter of the need for a cap on sugar has been circulating …