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SpaceX Launches Successfully, But Rocket Doesn't Survive

Tue, 04/14/2015 - 5:37pm

The Dragon spacecraft heads to the International Space Station on a routine resupply mission. What wasn't routine was the attempt to land the spent rocket on a floating barge in the Atlantic Ocean.

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How AeroPress Fans Are Hacking Their Way To A Better Cup Of Coffee

Tue, 04/14/2015 - 4:38pm

Coffee aficionados say the simple, syringe-like device makes exceptional espresso and allows for countless variations on the perfect cup. Not surprising, given that its inventor is a serial tinkerer.

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When Rates Turn Negative, Banks Pay Customers To Borrow

Tue, 04/14/2015 - 4:26pm

European interest rates are being pushed so low — to less than zero — that some banks are paying borrowers to take loans. Such low rates are aimed at boosting Europe's economy, but there are risks.

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Cheap Oil Fueling Global Growth. Now If We Just Had Roads And Bridges

Tue, 04/14/2015 - 12:05pm

The World Economic Outlook released by the International Monetary Fund says the pace of economic growth in 2015 will tick up to 3.5 percent, helped along by lower energy costs and weaker currencies.

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Is That Corporate Wellness Program Doing Your Heart Any Good?

Tue, 04/14/2015 - 11:31am

Most employers have a wellness program, but who knows if it's actually improving your health. The American Heart Association is proposing its own standards for improving cardiovascular health at work.

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Digital Tools For Health Come With 'Hope, Hype And Harm'

Tue, 04/14/2015 - 9:51am

Medicine's move into the computer age has great potential for improving care. But patients and doctors still face serious challenges in adapting to the rush of new technology.

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