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Bill Nye Wants You To Fund This Solar Sail Spacecraft

Will it be smooth sailing for LightSail?<p>The Planetary Society is about to bring one of Carl Sagan’s dreams to life. On May 20, the non-profit scientific organization--run by “Science Guy” Bill Nye--will be sending their LightSail spacecraft into lower Earth orbit for a 30-day test run. LightSail is …

Gunmen kill 43 Shia Muslims on Pakistan bus

Gunmen in Pakistan's biggest city Karachi storm a bus carrying members of a Shia minority, killing at least 43 in the first attack in the country claimed by Islamic State<p>More than 40 members of <b>Pakistan</b>’s Shia minority were massacred on a bus in Karachi on Wednesday in a gun attack claimed by …

Free mobile plans are coming to the UK in July

Sure, mobile plans are getting cheaper by the day, but what if you could enjoy voice, texts and mobile data without having to pay a penny? That's what mobile carrier FreedomPop will offer when it launches in the UK in July. After finding success in the US and announcing its plans to expand almost a …

Witness who took video: Man killed by LAPD didn't reach for officer's gun

<b>Los Angeles (CNN) —</b> The bystander who caught dramatic video of a fatal shooting by police in Los Angeles said Monday he didn't see the man reach for an officer's gun -- the explanation for the shooting given by police.<p>Anthony Blackburn said he was perplexed that four officers could not subdue the …

Law Enforcement

The eternity drive: Why DNA could be the future of data storage

<b>(CNN) —</b> How long will the data last in your hard-drive or USB stick? Five years? 10 years? Longer?<p>Already a storage company called Backblaze is running 25,000 hard drives simultaneously to get to the bottom of the question. As each hard drive coughs its last, the company replaces it and logs its …

Genetics

California train crash: officials 'very concerned' about pickup truck

Federal investigators have said they are trying to determine why a pickup truck driver drove on to rail tracks and abandoned his truck, leading to a train crash that left three cars derailed and dozens injured in southern California.<p>“It was not stuck, it was not bottomed out on the track or …

Transit

Are Virtual-Reality Goggles the Future of Movies?

What happens when you watch Insurgent in 360 degrees?<p>At one point, sound was the future of movies; then it was color; just a few years ago, it was 3D. Has it now become sitting in a cushy chair with dorky goggles strapped to your head?<p>Samsung and Lionsgate are at least giving it a shot, creating a …

Color Us Happy: Designers Team Up with Crayola to Create Dresses Made of Crayons

For its spring 2015 campaign, Bloomingdale's recruited the talents of seven designers to create exclusive pieces saturated in a bright, spring-ready …

Crayons

Watch Mac Miller and ItsTheReal Answer Fan Questions on ‘Rap Lines’

After sitting down with Curren$y last month, our favorite hip-hop comedy duo ItsTheReal pose more unusual viewer-submitted questions to Mac Miller in …