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Google Lunar XPrize: Lander testing with Moon Express at the Kennedy Space Center

Moon Express is taking a different approach to the $30 million Google Lunar XPrize. To see its prototype lunar lander in action, we visited the team at Cape Canaveral.

By January 22, 2015

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Google Lunar XPrize: Blasting off with Moon Express at Kennedy Space Center

Moon Express is gunning for the $20 million Google Lunar XPrize. We went down to Florida to watch a test of the team's lunar lander and to get an early look at its historic new facility.

By January 22, 2015

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SpaceX getting ready for weather satellite launch

In addition to launching a weather station into space, the private space-exploration company will once again attempt to land the launch rocket on a barge.

By February 9, 2015

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Net Fix: Why FCC's Wheeler is 'defying the greatest lobbyists in the world'

FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler is at the center of a historic debate over how we'll all use the Internet. Fans applaud a consumer-friendly approach. Critics say he'll strangle innovation. Both sides agree he's not afraid to do what he thinks is right.

By February 2, 2015

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$5.25 million awarded to five Google Lunar XPrize teams with the right stuff

There's still $30 million up for grabs in the Google Lunar XPrize, but five teams have taken home interim prizes totaling $5.25 million to help them on their way.

By January 26, 2015

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Chewbacca and R2-D2 send a message from the 'Star Wars' set

The cast and crew of "Star Wars: Force Awakens" makes a special video thanking fans for raising money for UNICEF. Even Wookiees and droids appreciate the gesture.

By January 8, 2015

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Celebrate J.R.R. Tolkien's twelvety-third birthday with a traditional toast

Be sure to have a drink in your hand at 9 p.m. on January 3 if you want to properly honor the master of Middle-earth.

By January 3, 2015

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Man returns stolen Android tablet when he can't work it

A British man steals a tablet from a charity store and, eight days later, tries to donate it back because he can't get it to run.

By December 29, 2014

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Jingle Beards make for festive hipster facial hair

Hirsute hipsters skip trimming the Christmas tree and decorate their beards instead to celebrate the holidays.

By December 23, 2014

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NASA gets fancy digital countdown display, retires Apollo clock

NASA's new countdown clock for space missions is a lot like a football stadium display and way more advanced than the old analog one it's replacing.

By December 2, 2014