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Stephen Elop's golden parachute balloons to $33 million

Microsoft will pay approximately 70 percent of that sum and Nokia will pay the remaining amount.

By May 1, 2014

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Restaurant uses parachutes, PayPal to deliver sandwiches

If your restaurant is on the seventh floor and your customers are down on the street, how do you get them their food quickly and efficiently? Throw it out the window of course.

By March 21, 2014

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Google Doodle lifts off for a parachute jump

It's the 216th anniversary of the landmark descent to Paris by a very brave Frenchman. Today's interactive doodle lets you get in on the action.

By October 22, 2013

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Now you can Google dinner straight to your home

Searching for sushi? Pondering a pizza? Hunting for hot dogs? Google's making it easier than ever to get it all delivered right to your door.

By May 8, 2015

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SpaceX test-fires modern escape system for Dragon astronauts

The private space-exploration company's passenger capsule roars away from Cape Canaveral Wednesday in a test of its system for boosting a crew to safety in an emergency.

By May 6, 2015

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Astronaut's-eye view of Orion re-entry is hot, hot, hot

A NASA video shows what an astronaut would experience catching a ride on Orion as it re-enters Earth's atmosphere.

By December 22, 2014

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Orion spacecraft makes first test flight, in a small step toward Mars

NASA's four-hour trial run was designed to test equipment that may one day carry humans to an asteroid and eventually to the Red Planet.

By December 5, 2014

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Orion space test flight a giant step toward humans on Mars

Before we can go to Mars, we need a reliable vehicle to get us there. NASA's big test flight of Orion will help pave the way for manned deep-space missions.

By December 2, 2014

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Watch a BASE jump down into a pool 34 stories in the air

A BASE jumper in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, makes a super-splashy entrance at a rooftop pool party, and you can fly along with him in this crazy video.

By October 14, 2014

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NASA's Mars rocket to launch on maiden voyage in 2018

The world's most powerful rocket, designed to carry humans to Mars, is scheduled for a test launch in 2018.

By August 27, 2014