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Sophisticated defense system found in Biblical-era mining camp
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Sophisticated defense system found in Biblical-era mining camp

January 13th, 2017 | by Contributor
Archaeologists in Israel say they’ve discovered elements of a sophisticated gatehouse at a mining camp that dates back to the biblical era of King David and King Solomon in the 10th century B.C. Recent excavations at the...
How high is too high for a pile of chicken droppings?
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How high is too high for a pile of chicken droppings?

January 13th, 2017 | by Contributor
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — How high is too high for a pile of chicken manure? Eight feet, apparently. Chicken waste is an excellent fertilizer, but with the growing season still weeks away it’s piling up in barns across the...
SpaceX gives rocket launch another try
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SpaceX gives rocket launch another try

January 13th, 2017 | by Contributor
After a failed rocket launch in September 2016 created a massive explosion on a Florida launchpad, SpaceX will give it another shot with the Falcon 9 rocket. CBS News’ Ben Tracy explains what’s at...
Iridium set to refresh satellite fleet
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Iridium set to refresh satellite fleet

January 13th, 2017 | by Contributor
Iridium Communications is finally set for its initial launch of 10 next-generation satellites aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket Saturday, the first batch in a $3 billion 72-satellite network that will replace the company’s...
Ohio seeks drug to reverse lethal injections
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Ohio seeks drug to reverse lethal injections

January 13th, 2017 | by Contributor
COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio’s prisons agency is trying to obtain a drug that could reverse the lethal injection process if needed by stopping the effects of another drug previously used in problematic executions. The...
Astronaut captures stunning view of Rocky Mountains from space
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Astronaut captures stunning view of Rocky Mountains from space

January 13th, 2017 | by Contributor
French astronaut Thomas Pesquet just took “Rocky Mountain High” to a whole new level. The European Space Agency astronaut took this incredible photo of the Rocky Mountains from 250 miles (400 kilometers) above the...