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Verizon and Sprint Customers Have Until Dec. 31 to Claim 'Cramming' Refunds

If you are a Verizon or Sprint customer, you might be owed some cash<p>If you use Verizon or Sprint, you might be owed some cash. But you have only …

Telecoms

Robert Downey Jr. pardoned for 1996 drug conviction

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California's governor has pardoned Robert Downey Jr. for a 1996 drug conviction that sent the actor to prison.<p>Gov. Jerry …

Christmas Eve Asteroid Will Not Destroy Us All, NASA Says

Have no fear. The nearly 4,000-foot asteroid that’s hurtling toward Earth on Christmas Eve will not hit the planet, NASA says.<p>The space agency issued …

Christmas Eve

SpaceX’s reusable rockets will make space cheaper — but how much?

The company can land its rockets. Now it has to get them back into space<p>Now that SpaceX has landed a rocket after launching it into space, the possibility of reusing rockets isn’t as fantastic of an idea as it once was. But is it really that much more affordable?<p>SpaceX has promoted reusability as a …

Why Getting Fired Was the Best Thing That Ever Happened to This Cook

What can you learn from Ellison Park, a self-proclaimed former shit-head and self-taught sous chef at Chicago's Parachute restaurant? A lot, so listen up.<p><i>Line and prep cooks are awesome. They bring the heat night after night, working tirelessly like ninjas with super sharp knives. And when it comes</i> …

The Model X has a crucial role to play for Tesla's future

Elon Musk's startup electric-car maker threw a very big, very Tesla party in Fremont, California, where Tesla is headquartered and operates its main factory.<p>Tesla is now a two-car company, as the Model X joins the Model S sedan in the lineup.<p>We already knew pretty much everything about the Model X, …