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Sea Launch Completes First Post-Bankruptcy Liftoff
2011-09-26 04:04:42

A spacecraft launch service operating from a mobile sea platform in the Pacific Ocean successfully completed their first launch since emerging from bankruptcy protection in late 2010.

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2011-09-25 07:38:02

An Irish coroner has ruled that a 76-year-old man who burned to death last December was a victim of spontaneous combustion.

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2011-09-25 07:03:15

Apple is being sued by Taiwanese chip designer Via, which claims that the American company "willfully" infringed upon their patents.

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2011-09-25 06:54:31

Japanese plants currently threatened in their homeland could live on thanks to botanists and enthusiasts in the UK.

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2011-09-25 06:49:00

Researchers have built a prototype device that could help patients who have suffered a stroke or spinal injury improve their movement.


Word of the Day
dwale
  • The deadly nightshade, Atropa Belladonna, which possesses stupefying or poisonous properties.
  • A sleeping-potion; a soporific.
  • To mutter deliriously.
The word 'dwale' comes from an Old English word meaning 'error, doubt, delusion.'
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