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Bezos' space company tests suborbital rocket

Blue Origin pulls off its first unmanned test flight from a site in west Texas. The spacecraft, which reached an altitude of 58 miles, is designed to become a reusable vehicle for space tourists someday.

By April 30, 2015

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Gesture-enabled touchpad fits on your thumbnail (Tomorrow Daily 164)

On today's show, Khail and Ashley discuss MIT's new mini touchpad and where you might use it, a learning project called zSpace that hopes to mix tech and education in a new way and the results of SpaceX's third attempt at making reusable rockets viable. #TDNail

By April 20, 2015

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'NailO' turns your thumbnail into a touchpad (Tomorrow Daily 164)

MIT's Media Lab just unveiled "NailO," a prototype input surface with a size more suited to Ant-Man than normal humans. The touchpad fits on your thumbnail and communicates with your smartphone or PC with subtle gestures.

By April 20, 2015

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Watch second SpaceX landing attempt also end in explosion

Early video showed a relatively soft landing for the Falcon 9 rocket before it reportedly tipped over. But that second landing was not so soft, a new video shows.

By April 16, 2015

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Play that funky music, second missed SpaceX landing

For the second time, SpaceX didn't quite manage to land a Falcon 9 rocket after it visited the ISS Tuesday, but the effort did yield a cool Vine and super-geeky satirical music video.

By April 15, 2015

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The world's first 3D-printed, battery powered rocket engine destined for space

New Zealand-based Rocket Lab has built a rocket engine that's not only 3D-printed -- it uses electric motors to drive the turbopumps.

By April 15, 2015

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Spring cleaning: Organize your cables

Tame that rat's nest under your desk with these clever solutions.

By April 10, 2015

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Spring cleaning: Organize your cable drawer

It's time to make peace with the fact that you probably don't need 800 Micro-USB cables.

By April 10, 2015

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Jeff Bezos' rocket company to start suborbital test flights this year

After an extensive series of test flights, Blue Origin hopes to begin launching people, payloads or both as a commercial endeavor.

By April 7, 2015

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SpaceX presents a rockin' vision of recyclable space travel

SpaceX wants to make space exploration cheaper by reusing its rockets. See how it plans to do it, set to a thumpin' soundtrack.

By January 29, 2015