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Elon Musk says SpaceX will reuse a rocket within 24 hours in 2019

An upgraded version of the SpaceX Falcon 9 Block 5 rocket lifts off Friday, May 11, 2018 from launch pad 39A at the Kennedy Space Center carrying Bangladesh’s first communications satellite. The $250 million satellite, the nation’s first, is designed to improve television, telephone, data, Internet and emergency communications for Bangladesh. (Red Huber /Orlando Sentinel via AP)  (Orlando Sentinel) SpaceX ...

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‘Hamilton’ cast performs for George H.W. Bush

Former President George H.W. Bush said the cast and crew of “Hamilton” gave a “special performance” at his Texas office.  (Handout/George HW Bush ) Former President George H.W. Bush snagged a private performance Tuesday from the cast and crew of the popular musical, “Hamilton,” who paid him a visit in Texas. Bush shared photos on social media of the “HamFam” ...

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Seasonal changes in exoplanet’s atmosphere could signal alien life

This contrasting artistic image of an early Martian environment with a thicker atmosphere (left) and the cold, dry Mars of today (right) shows how atmospheric changes affect a planet’s ability to hold life.  (NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center) Seasonal changes in an alien planet’s atmosphere could signal the presence of extraterrestrial life, new research suggests. Researchers aim to expand our ability to ...

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Mysterious 20-foot sea creature covered in shaggy hair washes up on Philippines beach

Several giant, hairy creatures have washed up in the Philippines in recent years.  (REUTERS) A giant hairy sea creature washed up in the Phillipines over the weekend, causing locals to flock to the San Antonio beach to snap pictures of the mysterious “blob” that many dubbed a “globster.” The carcass of the animal, which measured about 20 feet long, according to ...

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Democratic rep’s bill would give ‘poor’ pols crashing in their offices cheap housing

Rep. Dan Donovan, R-NY, is one of several representatives who bunk overnight in their offices.  (Congress) A Democratic congressman wants to create affordable housing in Washington, DC — for members of the House. As the nation’s capital struggles with a homeless crisis, Mississippi Rep. Bennie Thompson plans to introduce legislation as soon as this week calling for a study into converting a ...

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Paris attacker apparently pledged allegiance to ISIS in video

The Chechnya-born attacker who fatally stabbed a man and injured four other people in Paris Saturday night, apparently pledged allegiance to the ISIS terror network in a video made before his death. In the video, obtained by the Middle East Media Research Institute (MEMRI), a man identified as 20-year-old Khamzat Azimov called on ISIS supporters living in the West to ...

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7 ways to finally end robocalls

Shocked and frightened young caucasian man checking his phone, terrified with its content  (This content is subject to copyright.) (Credit: iStock)  (This content is subject to copyright.) Robocalls are the worst. That phony voice. The unstoppable message. At least you can get sassy with a telemarketer. Some robocalls are so convincing that you think you’re talking with an actual person, ...

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Funeral held for Colorado soldier killed in combat

LONGMONT, Colo. –  A funeral service has been held in Longmont for a Colorado soldier who was killed by enemy fire in Afghanistan. Gabriel D. Conde’s family members shared poems and songs as they remembered the 22-year-old Army airborne infantryman Saturday at Lifebridge Christian Church. Mourners stood and the Battle Hymn of the Republic played as Conde’s flag-draped coffin was ...

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