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Cygnus capsule launched from Virginia, headed to International Space Station

Cygnus capsule launched from Virginia, headed to International Space Station

Published: July 13, 2014 6:51 PMBy THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The Orbital Sciences Corporation Antares rocket launching from Pad-0A with the Cygnus spacecraft onboard at NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia on July 13, 2014. (Credit: EPA / Bill Ingalls) CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – A commercial cargo ship rocketed toward the International Space Station on...

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Prospect Park-goers call for a barbecue ban in the massive green space

Prospect Park-goers call for a barbecue ban in the massive green space

Gabel, Pearl/Gabel, Pearl If some Prospect Park-goers had their way, scenes like this would not happen in the park. This campaign is hardly burning up the charts. A small but vocal group of Brooklyn residents is calling for a ban on grilling in Prospect Park, saying charcoal fumes and toxic smoke they emit is...

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Designers recreate stone age tools with space age technology

Designers recreate stone age tools with space age technology

For more than a million years, the simple stone hand axe was one of our most important tools, but in the age of smartphones and virtual reality it can be hard to understand how revolutionary it really was. In their design series “Man Made,” Dov Ganchrow and Ami Drach use 3D printing to make...

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Lady Gaga to perform in space (no, really!)

To her fans, Lady Gaga is already out of this world as a performer, but now she will literally perform out of this world. The 27-year-old pop star is set to perform the first-ever concert in space as part of Zero G Colony, a three-day music festival, in early 2015. The “Applause” singer confirmed...

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