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Virgin Galactic Makes Successful Test Flight

Virgin Galactic made its first successful rocket-powered test flight of SpaceShipTwo (SS2) today, Monday 4-29-13. The test, conducted by teams from …

Japanese Scientists Build Baseball Playing Robot

Japanese scientists have built a robot that plays baseball using a large bat that looks like the cover of a fan. <i>Wired</i> reports that the robot has a …

Alexander Graham Bell speaks, and 2013 hears his voice | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Nine years after he placed the first telephone call, Alexander Graham Bell tried another experiment: he recorded his voice on a wax-covered cardboard disc on April 15, 1885, and gave it an audio signature: “Hear my voice - Alexander Graham Bell.”<p>The flimsy disc was silent for …

Dolphins unhappy Davone Bess missed 3 games with back injury

Davone Bess was traded to the Browns during the 2013 NFL Draft, and reports suggest there was friction between the wide receiver and a new Dolphins coaching staff last season.<p>The Miami Dolphins pulled off one of the bigger surprises of the 2013 NFL Draft, sending Davone Bess to the Cleveland Browns …

Jason Collins: Support 'incredible'

Jason Collins said he has gotten "incredible" support since coming out as the first openly gay player in one of the four major U.S. pro sports …

Hackers are trying to create an untraceable and comprehensive financial system using bitcoin

What’s often missed about alternative currencies like bitcoin is that they weren’t just made for buying and selling things. Nor are they simply tools for financial speculation. Bitcoin is also a payment system, allowing anyone to transfer money anonymously, immediately, irreversibly—and, if you …

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