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  • SpaceX cargo mission blasts off to space station

    SpaceX cargo mission blasts off to space station
    A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launched from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station on Friday and sped through a cloud-covered sky on its way to deliver supplies to the International Space Station for NASA. The Hawthorne-based rocket manufacturer launched the cargo...
  • Grand finale: NASA spacecraft LADEE crashes on dark side of moon

    Grand finale: NASA spacecraft LADEE crashes on dark side of moon
    NASA’s LADEE mission ended with a bang when the spacecraft crashed into the lunar surface Thursday. The Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer smashed into the dark side of the moon between 9:30 and 10:22 p.m., according to NASA officials....
  • Ack! Sneeze germs carry farther than you think

    Ack! Sneeze germs carry farther than you think
    We all know that a sneeze or a cough in a crowded bus or train car triggers a quick vector calculation: Am I far enough from the hacker/sneezer to be safe from contagion? Or have I just been showered in germs, with more likely to come? Based on those...
  • Fisker's Karma may relaunch in 2015

    A plan for Fisker Automotive Inc. is solidifying that would put the company's gas-electric hybrid Karma luxury automobile back on the road in mid-2015, according to its newly appointed interim president. The hope is that the newly launched car, backed by...
  • South Whitehall hopes to create historic overlay district

    South Whitehall hopes to create historic overlay district
    South Whitehall Township officials hope the creation of a historic overlay district will help preserve treasured structures like the King George Inn, which they would like to spare from the wrecking ball as development proceeds around it. After...
  • 'Ask This Old House': Orlando questions attract show

    'Ask This Old House': Orlando questions attract show
    Benjamin Kennington of Orlando has written to PBS' "Ask This Old House" for years with home-improvement questions. He talked to people at the show, and their responses impressed him. That interaction paid off handsomely Thursday when the show installed...
  • Female cave bug sports 'penis-like' sexual organ, study says

    Female cave bug sports 'penis-like' sexual organ, study says
    Talk about clingy! A newly discovered cave insect can copulate for up to 70 hours, possibly because the female has a "penis-like" sexual organ that penetrates deeply into her male partner, anchoring him for the duration, scientists say. In a paper...
  • UCF engineering students show off inventions

    UCF engineering students show off inventions
    One team of UCF students showed off "Knightrike,'' a vehicle powered only by two human legs that can travel at speeds of up to 42 mph. Another student explained the wireless, electronic glove she helped make to translate American Sign Language into...
  • Review: 'Orphan Black' turns out to be many times better than expected

     Review: 'Orphan Black' turns out to be many times better than expected
    "Orphan Black," which returns for its second season on BBC America on Saturday, is proof positive that you can't judge a show by its concept. Before it debuted last year, it was easily dismissed. It was a show about clones, for heaven's sake. Not...
  • SpaceX rocket lifts off for space station cargo run

    SpaceX rocket lifts off for space station cargo run
    CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida (Reuters) - An unmanned Falcon 9 rocket blasted off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida on Friday to deliver a cargo capsule to the International Space Station for NASA. The 208-foot-tall (63-meter-tall) rocket, built...
  • Wages, employer costs rising

    A raise or perhaps a new perk may be around the corner if you're employed in South Florida. Employers are feeling pressure to increase workers' wages and benefits to stay competitive as the economy continues to improve in Broward County, according to a...