Supersonic 747 now available for rent

Supersonic 747 now available for rent

Scary space news: The Hubble Space Telescope is no longer operating properly. A team of scientists from NASA reported Friday that the instrument was no longer able to observe galaxies as it typically does…

Oil price nears $75 a barrel

Oil price nears $75 a barrel

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The latest reports of the fall are likely to send crude futures sharply lower Oil prices have fallen below $76 a barrel. The price of Brent crude, the international…

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