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SpaceX will reattempt landing its Falcon 9 rocket at sea

After failing to land its Falcon 9 rocket at sea twice last year, Elon Musk’s SpaceX is hoping third time’s the charm. The company will attempt to land its vehicle on a floating barge after it blasts off on January 17, reports Reuters.<p>SpaceX will use an older version of the Falcon 9 than the one …

Watch the Intense First Trailer for J.J. Abrams New Time-Travel Series

The first trailer for J.J. Abrams’ new TV show is here.<p>Below is the first look at <i>11.22.63</i>, the limited series adaptation of Stephen King’s …

Elon Musk's ex-wife explains what it takes to be as successful as the tech billionaire

Justine shares some compelling insight into what it takes to reach this level of success in response to a recent Quora thread asking, "How can I be as great as Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, Elon Musk, and Richard Branson?"<p>"Extreme success results from an extreme personality and comes at the cost of many …

Apple says IBM is saving $270 for every Mac it uses instead of a Windows PC

During its quarterly earnings call on Tuesday, Apple CFO Luca Maestri pointed out that IBM has been saving roughly $270 on each MacBook its employees use instead of a traditional PC, largely due to lower IT support costs and better residual value.<p>He also said IBM now has over 30,000 MacBooks …

The amount of space junk around Earth has hit a 'critical density' — and it could jeopardize our space missions

<b>"We're at what we call a 'critical density' — where there are enough large objects in space that they will collide with one another and create small debris faster than it can be removed,"</b> Kessler recently told Marketplace.<p>For nearly 20 years, Kessler (who was retired until very recently) lead …

Google Gets A New Logo

Google is giving itself a makeover. The company today announced that it’s making some changes to its iconic logo and overall branding. It’s also making changes to the design of its mobile search results pages.<p>The company says it’s making these changes because the way people interact with its …

Steve Carell Has Replaced Bruce Willis in Woody Allen’s Latest

Because the two are essentially interchangeable<p><b>Bruce Willis</b>, whose favorite thing used to be shattering plate-glass windows with his body, is doing a new thing lately: Signing on for a movie, then not actually making said movie. He kick-started this fun, late-in-life trend with <i>The Expendables 3</i>, …

Review: Netflix's Narcos Is a Totally New Kind of Drug Cartel Story

The show looks at the life and crime of Pablo Escobar from two very different sides.<p>You can fault Donald Trump for many things, and I do, but not his market research. If Donald Trump believes that people will buy something—no matter how stupid, no matter how tacky—they usually will. Unfortunately, …

Study delivers bleak verdict on validity of psychology experiment results

A major investigation into scores of claims made in psychology research journals has delivered a bleak verdict on the state of the science.<p>An international team of experts repeated 100 experiments published in top psychology journals and found that they could reproduce only 36% of original findings.<p>…

Psychology