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SpaceX Crew-1 astronauts return to Earth in rare nighttime splashdown

The Crew Dragon astronauts on the recovery ship shortly after landing in the Gulf of Mexico on Sunday. Bill Ingalls/NASA SpaceX returned four astronauts to Earth early Sunday after a six-month stay on the International Space Station, splashing them down in the Gulf of Mexico. It was the first nighttime US splashdown since Apollo 8…

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Kai Kamaka’s manager filing appeal over ‘blatantly horrible decision’ in his loss to T.J. Brown at UFC Vegas 25

Kai Kamaka was certain he’d be leaving UFC Vegas 25 as a winner after battling it out with T.J. Brown on Saturday night. Instead, the 26-year-old Hawaiian fighter lost a highly controversial split decision, which is why his manager is planning to file an appeal with the Nevada State Athletic Commission on Monday. Brian Butler,…

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Science & Nature
SpaceX capsule departs station with 4 astronauts, heads home

MARCIA DUNN, AP Aerospace WriterMay 1, 2021Updated: May 1, 2021 8:24 p.m. 1of3This image from video provided by NASA shows the SpaceX capsule as it departs the International Space Station, Saturday, May 1, 2021. A SpaceX capsule carrying four astronauts departed the International Space Station late Saturday, aiming for a rare nighttime splashdown to end the company’s…

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Health & Medical
Brain Injuries Raise Long-Term Risk of Stroke

By Robert PreidtHealthDay ReporterWEDNESDAY, April 21, 2021 (HealthDay News) — People who suffer a traumatic brain injury (TBI) have a significantly higher risk for stroke for years afterward, U.K. researchers say.Previous studies have linked brain injury with a long-term risk of neurological diseases including dementia, Parkinson’s and epilepsy, and it’s been suggested that it’s also…

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Arumugam Sathasivam’s book “Job-Hop to the Top: A Career & Money Guide for College Graduates and Job Seekers of All Ages” Becomes a Best Seller!

    POUGHKEEPSIE, NY, May 02, 2021 /24-7PressRelease/ — April 15, 2021 Arumugam Sathasivam launched his new book “Job-Hop to the Top: A Career & Money Guide for College Graduates and Job Seekers of All Ages”, and it became a Best Seller. This jam-packed guidebook is destined to become a job seeker’s career growth and money-making mentor.…

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Entertainment
Here’s Roger Ebert Showing Off the Greatest Entertainment System of 1988

A fantastic video from 1988 has resurfaced that shows legendary American film critic Roger Ebert showing off the greatest entertainment system of 1988 – the LaserVision.Shared by Jeremy Herbert on Twitter, the late Roger Ebert appeared with Gene Siskel in a 1988 Holiday Gift Guide and he welcomed viewers to his basement entertainment center as…

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Technology
A new Spectre vulnerability is costly to patch but nearly impossible to exploit

TL;DR: Researchers from the University of Virginia and the University of California, San Diego discovered three Spectre vulnerabilities in AMD and Intel processors during their study of the micro-op cache. The vulnerabilities bypass existing Spectre mitigations, and the researchers predict that their proposed low-level fixes would incur an expensive performance penalty. However, they acknowledge that…

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Sports
Is there renewed hope for Francis Ngannou vs. Jon Jones as Twitter war erupts?

Is it possible that there is renewed hope for the Francis Ngannou vs. Jon Jones blockbuster bout after the two fighters went after each other on Twitter recently? Jones had been the initial target for Ngannou after the Cameroonian defeated Stipe Miocic to claim the UFC heavyweight championship in March. The very same night that…

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Science & Nature
Crew-1 Astronauts Safely Splash Down After Space Station Mission

Four astronauts splashed down safely in the Gulf of Mexico Sunday, completing NASA’s first commercial crew, long-duration mission aboard the International Space Station. The return comes nearly six months after the crew members arrived at the microgravity laboratory and also marks the longest-duration mission of a crewed American spacecraft to date

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Health & Medical
AATS Foundation scholarships shown to support success in academic surgery

A new study, presented today at the AATS 101st Annual Meeting, finds that AATS Foundation fellowships support success in academic surgery career tracks. The AATS Foundation has two primary grant funding mechanisms: the AATS Foundation Scholarship and the Surgical Investigator Award. The study looked at publications, citations, NIH funding, and leadership position of awardees, among…