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Fake gravity and 'supersized basketball': A look inside the space hotel experience

4 hours ago   |   NBC News

The planned Von Braun Station could open as soon as 2027.
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Asteroid the size of a skyscraper to hurl past Earth: NASA

Asteroid the size of a skyscraper to hurl past Earth: NASA

12 hours ago   |   New York Post

A skyscraper length asteroid will whiz by Earth today. The space rock, Asteroid 2000 QW7, is roughly between 951 and 2,132 feet long according to NASA. The larger estimation...
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The Atmospheric Microbiome

16 hours ago   |   Scientific American

For single-celled organisms Earth's atmosphere represents transport, refuge, and possibly a habitat
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Watch an Asteroid Fly by Earth Today in a Live Webcast from Slooh!

Watch an Asteroid Fly by Earth Today in a Live Webcast from Slooh!

17 hours ago   |   Space

This weekend you can see live telescope views of an asteroid hurtling past Earth, thanks to astronomy broadcaster Slooh.
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Fake gravity and 'supersized basketball': A look inside the space hotel experience

20 hours ago   |   NBC News

The planned Von Braun Station could open as soon as 2027.
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Palo Alto considers overnight parking program for vehicle dwellers

23 hours ago   |   ABC

MORE PARKING?: Palo Alto city officials are now looking at converting two publicly-owned lots into spaces for safe overnight parking.
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Around Town jumps around on the World's Largest Bounce House

1 day ago   |   WGN TV

The Big Bounce America tour features three massive inflatable attractions: the world's largest bounce house, an incredible 900+ foot long obstacle course, and a unique...
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One giant lift: A space elevator to the moon could be doable - and surprisingly cheap

1 day ago   |   NBC News

New study suggests that a lunar space elevator could be built for about $1 billion using existing technology.
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Amateur Astronomer Spots Comet Now Believed To Be From Another Solar System

1 day ago   |   Time

The solar system may have another foreign guest. Both NASA and the European Space Agency are reporting that a newly discovered comet zooming toward the sun is likely from...
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'Ad Astra' Sneak Peek: Moon Rover Chase Is a Fight Against Space Pirates

'Ad Astra' Sneak Peek: Moon Rover Chase Is a Fight Against Space Pirates

1 day ago   |   Space

A new "sneak peek" video of the space thriller "Ad Astra" reveals pirates on the moon are behind the lunar buggy chase.
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Solid gold toilet stolen from Blenheim Palace, birthplace of Winston Churchill

Solid gold toilet stolen from Blenheim Palace, birthplace of Winston Churchill

A toilet made entirely of 18-carat-gold has been stolen from Blenheim Palace in Oxfordshire, England, the stately home where former prime minister Winston Churchill was born. Read more ...

Tropical Storm Humberto gets close to Bahamian islands devastated by Dorian

Tropical Storm Humberto gets close to Bahamian islands devastated by Dorian

Tropical Storm Humberto was dropping rain on the Bahamas' Abaco Islands as it stalled nearby late Saturday morning, bringing the kind of stormy conditions the islands could do... Read more ...

3-year-old donates hundreds from lemonade stand for police K-9

3-year-old donates hundreds from lemonade stand for police K-9

WOW! The little girl ended up raising $754! Read more ...

Trump confirms Osama bin Laden's son Hamza killed in US counterterrorism...

Trump confirms Osama bin Laden's son Hamza killed in US counterterrorism operation

President Donald Trump in a statement on Saturday said late al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden's son Hamza bin Laden had been "killed in a United States counterterrorism operation... Read more ...

Is college really worth it? How higher education may be crucial to success

Is college really worth it? How higher education may be crucial to success

Actress Felicity Huffman was sentenced to 14 days in prison for paying $15,000 to rig her daughter's SAT scores in the college admissions scandal involving dozens of wealthy... Read more ...

No. 9 Florida rallies past Kentucky 29-21 in SEC opener

No. 9 Florida rallies past Kentucky 29-21 in SEC opener

Kentucky visits Mississippi State on Saturday. Read more ...

Over 2,000 preserved fetal remains found in home of deceased Indiana doctor

Over 2,000 preserved fetal remains found in home of deceased Indiana doctor

The family of a doctor who operated a clinic in Indiana sifted through his personal belongings after his death and found 2,246 medically preserved fetal remains, authorities said. Read more ...

Tear gas, water cannons, injuries: Chaos erupts in Nantes amid Yellow Vests...

Tear gas, water cannons, injuries: Chaos erupts in Nantes amid Yellow Vests rally

Yellow Vests protests against President Emmanuel Macron's economic polices hit France for the 44th weekend in a row. It got especially heated in Nantes where clashes between... Read more ...

5 Twins' Pitchers Stop Cleveland's Offense In 2-0 Win

5 Twins' Pitchers Stop Cleveland's Offense In 2-0 Win

CLEVELAND - Five Minnesota pitchers combined to stop Cleveland's offense and the Twins widened their lead in the AL Central by defeating the Indians 2-0 in the first game of... Read more ...

Pompeo blames Iran for drone attack on Saudi oil facilities, Senator Graham...

Pompeo blames Iran for drone attack on Saudi oil facilities, Senator Graham urges US to strike it

A drone attack on Saudi oil facilities claimed by Yemen's Houthi rebels prompted Washington to blame Tehran, with US warhawk, Senator Lindsey Graham, calling for a strike... Read more ...