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Astronaut John Glenn laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery — VIDEO

The flag-draped casket of John Glenn, the first American to orbit the earth, was covered in plastic to protect it from a steady rain as it was carried on a horse-drawn caisson to his final resting place at Arlington National Cemetery. Later, his widow, Annie, gave a kiss on the cheek to the Marine who presented her with the folded-up flag.

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Inside Faraday Future offices, a startup comes to life

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Piece of shielding floats away from ISS

Spacewalking astronauts lost an important piece of cloth shielding needed for the International Space Station on Thursday when it floated away.

What the Windows 10 update has to offer

A major update to Microsoft’s Windows 10 system will start reaching consumers and businesses on April 11, offering 3-D drawing tools, game-broadcasting capabilities and better ways to manage your web browsing.

 
Spiders could eat every human in 1 year and still be hungry

The world’s spiders consume somewhere between 400 million and 800 million tons of prey a year. That means that spiders eat at least as much meat as all 7 billion humans on the planet.

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