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Wikipedia At 15: The Struggle To Attract Non-Techy Geeks

For more than a quarter of people around the world, for as long as they've been alive, there's always been Wikipedia. This week, the online crowd-sourced encyclopedia turns 15.<p>It's come a long way: With some 35 million articles, Wikipedia speaks hundreds of languages and cites 80,000 volunteers …

Wikimedia

The Biggest Dinosaur In History May Never Have Existed

This week, the American Museum of Natural History in New York will unveil its newest exhibit to the press: the skeleton of a huge plant-eating …

Penguin photos: From Antartica to Africa, these flightless birds are at risk | CNN Travel

CNN

Elon Musk: SpaceX’s Falcon 9 landing failed due to ‘slower than expected throttle valve response’

SpaceX founder and CEO Elon Musk gave the first detailed reason for the failed Falcon 9 landing last Tuesday.<p>In a tweet Saturday afternoon, Musk said, “Cause of hard rocket landing confirmed as due to slower than expected throttle valve response.”<p>Musk added that SpaceX will attempt another launch …

Space Travel

The Pirate Bay opens up registration to new users, months after coming back online

It’s been a rough five months for file-sharing website the Pirate Bay, but today the site is a little bit closer to its normal state.<p>The website has reopened registration to new accounts today, for the first time since the site came back online in late January. The torrent-sharing site was taken …

Sweden

U.S. eyes new ways to prepare and win future war in space

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Reuters) - The United States needs disruptive new technologies, new ways of acquiring equipment and bandwidth, and closer ties with global allies to stay ahead of growing challenges in space from China, Russia and others, the head of U.S. Air Force Space Command told …

Space Exploration

FBI pulls computer security expert off flight, after he tweets about hacking its systems

Technically Incorrect: Chris Roberts says he sent his tweet because he's frustrated that a security flaw isn't being addressed.<p>Computer security experts tend to be suspicious souls.<p>Sometimes, though, others become suspicious of them.<p>Chris Roberts, a Colorado-based security fiend, took to Twitter to …

United Airlines

Stone Age toolmakers deserve more respect - Futurity

Scientists took brain scans of people while they learned to make a hand axe. The results suggest Stone Age toolmakers don't get the respect they …

'Amazingly intact' WWII aircraft carrier rediscovered off California coast

SAN FRANCISCO — Scientists have rediscovered a mostly intact World War II aircraft carrier used in atomic bomb tests and then sunk at a secret …