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Apr 24, 2014 11:48 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
Bitcoin, the electronic peer-to-peer currency that sidesteps more traditional methods of payment, is about to be launched into space. Continue reading →
Apr 23, 2014 11:39 AM ET // Tim Wall
BP is refusing requests to pay for evaluations of the damage caused after the company's Deepwater Horizon spill. Continue reading →
Apr 24, 2014 06:00 AM ET // Emily Sohn
There is a long history of tension and drama on Mt. Everest. Will a police presence make any difference?
Apr 23, 2014 10:01 AM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
When their anchor broke, a group of snorkelers wrote S.O.S. in the sand -- and it worked. Continue reading →
Apr 22, 2014 11:25 AM ET // Tim Wall
Poaching doesn't attract the same public outcry as wild predators do, according to conservation officials. Continue reading →
Apr 21, 2014 04:49 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Astronauts aboard the International Space Station on Monday opened the hatch on the SpaceX Dragon cargo ship that arrived Sunday and began unpacking more than two tons of supplies and experiments. Continue reading →
Apr 21, 2014 06:36 PM ET // Miriam Kramer, SPACE.com
The Lyrid meteor shower peaks tonight (April 21) and if Mother Nature spoils your 'shooting stars' display with bad weather, you can watch the celestial light show live online with two webcasts.
Apr 21, 2014 06:00 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
Opportunity has been given a new lease on life after the red planet gave the tenacious Mars rover a power-boosting spring clean. Continue reading →
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