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Watch this fighter jet's insane vertical takeoff

Technically Incorrect: It seems like a normal takeoff for this MiG-29. Until it isn't.

By July 26, 2015

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For startups in Vietnam, independence has its challenges

Road Trip 2015: The second half of a two-part series about Vietnam's startup scene takes a deeper look at some rare success stories and how the country is fostering -- and hindering -- its homegrown tech community.

By July 27, 2015

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KLM flight sways crazily in windy landing

It's not exactly easy to land a Boeing 777 in 60 mph winds. Or, at least, it doesn't look as if it is.

By July 27, 2015

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Godzilla is Japan's newest, most imposing citizen

The fine folks of Tokyo's Shinjuku ward have welcomed a famous new resident. The fictional monster Godzilla, who lives atop a movie theater in Shinjuku, gets residency papers.

By June 3, 2015

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Spending a night in Japan's robot-staffed hotel

CBS' Seth Doane reports from Nagasaki, Japan, where a hotel staffed entirely by robots opened this month.

By July 23, 2015

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SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket explodes minutes after launch

An unmanned rocket carrying 4,000 pounds of cargo to resupply the International Space Station suffered launch failure.

By June 28, 2015

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NASA makes music video for its huge new Mars rocket

The space agency wants to pump up public anticipation for its new Space Launch System, so it finds a sweet bass line to help.

By June 10, 2015

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Video showing how to launch a nuke is equally captivating and chilling

Physicist Derek Muller walks through the process by which one of the world's most destructive forces could have been unleashed. It's frighteningly simple.

By July 28, 2015

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Here's how to make mini 'rockets' out of tea bags

DIY guru DaveHax is back with another one fun but pointless project. Here, he makes miniature "rockets" out of nothing more than a standard tea bag. Remember, safety first.

By February 24, 2015

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We figure out what to get a newly married robot couple (Tomorrow Daily 203)

A pair of robots in Japan got married in front of about 100 guests last week, and we have a few questions. Where are they registered? Will they be thrilled with monogrammed hand towels, or are they more of a kitchen appliance kind of couple?

By July 6, 2015