Latest SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launch set for 10:21 a.m.

SpaceX will also again attempt to land a portion of its rocket on a floating ship. If successful, it’ll be the first time that has ever been done…MORE

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Kim Phuc’s journey from war to forgiveness

kim“I always remember that horrible day that we ran from life to death,” says Kim Phuc, the girl in that iconic photo. Now 52, she lives just outside Toronto, a wife, mother and survivor inextricably linked to a photograph that dominated front pages in 1972…MORE

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111 Feet Up–Climbing the Main Mast of a Fully-Rigged Tall Ship … at 9 Knots

Here’s a video posted by Norway’s Stiftelsen Fullriggeren Sørlandet academy showing first-person view of a climb up the main mast of the world’s oldest full-rigged tall ship Sørlandet.…MORE

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Boulder cops declare ‘rock stacking’ a jailable offense to stop local artist who spent 7 years creating sculptures

Michael Garb/Gravity Glue (Facebook)Michael Grab, a Boulder artist who goes by the name Gravity Glue, said that police threatened to ticket or jail him for creating stacked river rock sculptures that the community has been enjoying for years.…MORE

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3D-printed ultrasound lets blind mom “see” unborn baby

30-year-old Tatiana Guerra lost her sight at the age of 17. In the video, she arrives for an ultrasound during her 20th week of pregnancy. At first, the doctor describes what he sees. Then a 3D printer converts the ultrasound image into a relief sculpture of the baby’s face, and Tatiana dissolves into tears as her fingers trace the features of the son she plans to name Murilo.…MORE

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Kent State 45 years on

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The Worst Shipwreck in U.S. History is One You May Not Even Know About

sultana-2_custom-0bf675973b7998857a74357e308ae004e36d6a6a-s800-c85This week marks the 150th anniversary of the explosion and sinking of the steamboat Sultana as it travelled up the Mississippi River carrying Union soldiers just days after the end of the Civil War. Unbeknownst to many, the shipwreck was and still is the worst maritime disaster in U.S. history, killing an estimated 1,800.…MORE

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