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SpaceX successfully lands a rocket on solid ground for second time

SpaceX successfully lands a rocket on solid ground for second time

Twin sonic booms rocked the moonlit night, old shuttle landing-style. Hans Koenigsmann, vice president of flight reliability for SpaceX , said the booster looked to be in "excellent shape and probably pretty soon ready to fly again". From Melbourne, Fla., Rick Glasby of member station WFIT tells NPR's Newscast unit that the SpaceX craft's cargo includes biology experiments, and hardware that's crucial to NASA's future plans.



Julia Stiles: 'Jason Bourne protest scenes gave me chills'

Damon and his frequent Bourne co-star Julia Stiles recalled a hilarious story of The Bourne Ultimatum cast meeting Prince following the movie's premiere in London. Anytime Bourne , played by Matt Damon , engages in a good ol'-fashioned spy-on-spy scuffle, it's worth watching. Will this mean that we'll be seeing more of Jason Bourne in the future? "I hear you live in Minnesota".


Germany to require 'black box' in autonomous cars

Germany to require 'black box' in autonomous cars

The ultimate aim of the proposal is to provide a means by which investigators can more easily determine fault in accidents involving semi-autonomous vehicles. This data is important, because auto accidents involving autopilot aren't always the vehicle's fault, especially in a world where people would rather play Pokémon Go than pay attention to the road.



Ghostbusters fails to top US box office with $46m opening weekend

The film's trailer was the most disliked trailer in YouTube's history, according to The Hollywood Reporter . All of this coalesces into a stand alone film that shows everybody that they should never judge a book by it's cover (or a movie by its trailer).


Thrawn Will Appear in Star Wars Rebel Season 3

Thrawn Will Appear in Star Wars Rebel Season 3

Rogue One filmmakers, striking from a hidden set, have won their first victory against making their Star Wars spin-off too samey - by potentially eliminating the iconic "opening crawl" that has begun every live-action Star Wars film to date.



Baton Rouge shooter sought, ambushed officers

Killer Gavin Long "ambushed" the officers, said Col. Michael D. Edmonson, superintendent of the Louisiana State Police. Documents show that gunman Gavin Eugene Long sought to change his name previous year to Cosmo Setepenra. Next door, workers prepared for the day at a auto wash where the gunman had been cornered. Businesses on two sides of the scene of a gunbattle were riddled with at least eight apparent gunshots.