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Nasa seeks new class of astronauts as US nears return to crewed space missions

Space agency says astronauts will pave the way for putting humans on the surface of Mars, as it accepts applications for the first time since 2011<p>A new class of astronauts is being sought by Nasa, now that a return to crewed missions from American soil is on the horizon.<p>The US space agency said it …

ICYMI: Obstacle-avoiding UAV, smartwatch whys and more

Today on In Case You Missed It: A new wearable screen that runs Android while strapped to your wrist is out, but we can't help but make fun of it. MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab created a UAV that can fly through a forest safely with an obstacle avoidance algorithm. And a …

ISIS Celebrates Russian Plane Crash, Threatens 'More Attacks'

<i>By Gilad Shiloach</i><p>The Islamic State released an official video on Tuesday night that featured militants declaring the Metrojet plane crash an "achievement" and threatening "more attacks" against Russia in response to the country's bombing campaign in Syria.<p>It is the first video the terror group has …

Nasa reveals solar winds stripped Mars' atmosphere

Nasa announces new findings relating to the atmosphere of Mars which could give insight into the planet's past and the possibility of life on the red planet

Do Men Still Crave Status Watches?

Even in an age of smartwatches, iPhones and new ideas about luxury, some guys are still investing big time in impressive timepieces. Others are opting out. Where do you stand?<p>By<p>Kevin Gray<p><b>FRANK SCHILLING HAS</b> always liked watches. In high school, he bought a TAG Heuer (“the poor man’s Rolex,” he …

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UK proposes law that would record every website you visit

<i>UPDATED: 2 p.m. GMT, with Home Secretary Theresa May's statement</i><p>LONDON — The UK government will require Internet companies to store details of which …

Hawaii's First Rocket Launch Fails Midflight: U.S. Air Force

The first rocket launch from Hawaii failed shortly after takeoff, according to the U.S. Air Force.<p>The 55-foot "Super Strypi" rocket was launched on Tuesday from Kauai's Pacific Missile Range Facility. Video posted online showed the rocket lift off, streaking up into the clouds.<p>However, the Air …

Russian plane crash: U.S. intel suggests ISIS bomb brought down jet

<b>(CNN) —</b> Days after authorities dismissed claims that ISIS brought down a Russian passenger jet, a U.S. intelligence analysis now suggests that the terror group or its affiliates planted a bomb on the plane.<p>British Foreign Minister Philip Hammond said his government believes there is a "significant …

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