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SpaceX launches station cargo flight

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/science_environment/1070000/1070299_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524867497_8dfc553cf4f50b45110ee7153c5c4dce<p><b>US company SpaceX has launched its latest resupply mission to the International Space Station (ISS).</b><p>The California firm's Falcon-9 …

Did removing lead from petrol spark a decline in crime?

<b>Many Western nations have experienced significant declines in crime in recent decades, but could the removal of lead from petrol explain that?</b><p>Working away in his laboratory in 1921, Thomas Midgley wanted to fuel a brighter tomorrow. He created tetraethyl lead - a compound that would make car …

US Navy approves changes for submariners' sleep schedules

With no sunlight to set day apart from night on a submarine, the U.S. Navy for decades has staggered sailors' working hours on schedules with little resemblance to life above the ocean's surface.<p>Research by a Navy laboratory in Groton is now leading to changes for the undersea fleet. Military …

Russian and American Military Dolphins Might Face Off This Summer

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>The tense East-West standoff in Ukraine could reach a new level of escalation: underwater. According …

Supreme Court declines to revive Arizona immigration law | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Supreme Court on Monday declined to revive a provision in an Arizona law that sought to criminalize the harboring and transportation of illegal immigrants.<p>The exterior of the U.S. Supreme Court is seen in Washington March 5, 2014. REUTERS/Gary Cameron<p>The court’s decision …

Teen Survives Flight To Hawaii In Jet's Wheel Well, FBI Says

"Aviation experts call it a miracle," says Honolulu's KHON-TV. "The FBI says a 16-year-old boy stowed away in the wheel well of a flight from California to Hawaii, and survived. The boy is expected to fully recover."<p><b>Update at 11:33 p.m. EDT:</b> The AP is now saying the boy is 15, not 16, as was …

Search for missing Sherpas suspended as Everest climbers weigh risks

MUMBAI, India — Bill Burke, a 72-year-old mountaineer from Costa Mesa, was making his latest attempt to scale Mt. Everest's northern face when the news came of the deadliest avalanche ever on the world's highest peak.<p>As many as 16 Nepalese mountain guides, all ethnic Sherpas, were killed Friday on …

Apple TV adds new apps for Lifetime, The History Channel, and A&E

Apple added three new channels today to expand its Apple TV offerings. Courtesy of A&E Networks, cable subscribers can now download apps for Lifetime, A&E, and The History Channel. The only catch is that the providers supported in today's rollout are limited to DirecTV, Verizon FiOS, and …

Nintendo's Original Game Boy Turns 25

On April 21, 1989, Nintendo released the original Game Boy in Japan. It was built like a brick and rendered a mixture of black and gray pixels on a muddy green background. The console wasn’t light, slender or powerful, but it was the trigger for a new culture around video games and changed people’s …

Nike reportedly abandons the FuelBand and lays off its hardware division (updated)

One of the first mainstream brands to make wearable fitness electronics is getting out of the game. Nike confirmed to <i>CNET</i> this afternoon that the company is laying off people in its hardware division, which makes the FuelBand line of fitness trackers. "As a fast-paced, global business we …