When hackers revealed a bug in Apple's iPhone software that "tracked" users' locations, the company was roundly chastised. But what about carriers? How much do they know about their customers?
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With its last shuttles entering retirement, NASA has been working to find them worthy homes. But who wants the orbiters, and where should they go?
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Using thousands of freely available images posted online by amateur astrophotographers, professional astronomers have been able to reconstruct the orbit of one remarkable comet.
The Festo Smartbird is able to take off, maneuver and land with the oldest of propulsion systems: flapping wings.