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Nimbus 2000 Christmas gift wins boyfriend a million points for Gryffindor

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  • Dec 31, 2015
Jared Weissman may have just won Christmas — oh, and he might also be a wizard. You see, Weissman's girlfriend, Shelby Stein, is a huge Harry Potter fan. See also: Husband throws wife the surprise Harry Potter party of a lifetime Image: FacebookSo,...
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Debris from U.S. rocket recovered off coast of southwest England

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  • Nov 29, 2015
LONDON Debris from a U.S. rocket, most likely the doomed SpaceX Falcon 9, has been recovered near the Isles of Scilly, off the coast of southwest England, the UK coastguard has said on Friday.It was covered in barnacles and was initially mistaken for a...
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88-year-old NFL legend rocks polo shirt at subzero playoff game like a savage

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  • Jan 10, 2016
Sunday's NFL playoff game between the Vikings and Seahawks in Minneapolis was historically frigid, the third-coldest kickoff in league history. Bud Grant, the Vikings' 88-year-old former coach, gave precisely zero fucks. See also: 'Meth Curry' and the c...
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SpaceX to retry ocean rocket landing after success on land

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  • Jan 09, 2016
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. Technology entrepreneur Elon Musk's SpaceX will attempt to land its next Falcon 9 rocket on a barge in the Pacific Ocean, seeking another milestone a month after landing a booster on the ground in a spaceflight first, the company s...
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Aerojet wins U.S. contract to set standard for 3-D printed rocket engines

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  • Jan 06, 2016
WASHINGTON Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings Inc on Tuesday said it has won a $6 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to define the standards that will be used to qualify components made using 3-D printing for use in liquid-fueled rocket engine applicati...
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The 10 funniest 'Star Wars' spoofs of all time

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  • Dec 02, 2015
Star Wars is a space fantasy, a galactic fairy tale, a Skywalker family soap opera and a classic good vs. evil adventure story with mythological heft. But should we also be classifying it as a comedy? See also: Countdown to 'The Force Awakens' with our S...
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Microsoft failed to warn victims of Chinese email hack: former employees

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  • Jan 02, 2016
SAN FRANCISCO Microsoft Corp (MSFT.O) experts concluded several years ago that Chinese authorities had hacked into more than a thousand Hotmail email accounts, targeting international leaders of China’s Tibetan and Uighur minorities in particular –...
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Green car technologies collide in Los Angeles

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  • Sep 14, 2015
LOS ANGELES Asian automakers are opening up a new front in the contest to define the future of cars in California, fielding a flock of cars powered by hydrogen in a bid to woo green car buyers from Tesla Motors Inc, the battery electric vehicle leader....
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Spacewalk suspended after leak in U.S. astronaut's helmet

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  • Jan 16, 2016
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. NASA cut short a spacewalk on Friday at the International Space Station after one of the astronauts reported a leak in his spacesuit helmet, the U.S. space agency said.Tim Peake, who on the mission became the first astronaut from B...
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Jeff Bezos-backed company launches then lands its rocket... again

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  • Jan 23, 2016
Blue Origin has done it again, literally. Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos' private spaceflight company managed to launch and then land its New Shepard suborbital rocket during a test flight Friday. This marks the second launch and landing of this same rocke...
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