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Apollo 11 moon dust bag sells for $1.8 million at auction

Sotheby’s (NEW YORK) -- A bag used by Neil Armstrong to collect samples of moon dust during the first manned mission to the moon in 1969 was sold for ...

Pokemon Go Fest refunds tickets after technical glitches

Daniel Boczarski/Getty Images (CHICAGO) -- It was supposed to be an all-day festival welcoming thousands of the world's biggest Pokemon Go fans into Chicago, but technical glitches left attendees ...

US Navy's new $13B aircraft carrier is 'quantum leap into the 21st century'

David Hume Kennerly/Getty Images (NORFOLK, Va.) -- The U.S. Navy is unveiling a new aircraft carrier with a 21st-century design and a big price tag.The USS Gerald R. Ford, ...

US stocks close lower as General Electric drags Dow

iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- Despite closing in the red on Friday, both the Nasdaq Composite and S&P 500 finished the week up 1.2 percent and 0.5 percent respectively.The Dow ...

Owl cabins in southwestern France attract fun-loving travelers

Bruit du Frigo/Zebra3/Bordeaux (BORDEAUX, France) -- Looking to have a whimsical adventure?Try trekking to Les Guetteurs, or The Watchers, in Bègles, located in the Bordeaux region of southwestern France. ...

Kenmore products now available on Amazon

Kenmore (OFFMAN ESTATES, Ill.) -- Amazon customers can now control their air conditioners by talking to Alexa. Sears launched a line of Kenmore home appliances on the online retail site ...

Jelly up to the bar for wine-infused jam

iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- If wine is your jam, why not try that, literally? Drunk Jelly takes the flavor of your favorite wine and marries that with jam. So you can ...

Coffee recalled for containing Viagra-like ingredient

iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- Good to the last drop or the best part of waking up?KXAS-TV reports that a Food and Drug Administration lab analysis detected a drug that ...

Mixed results on Wall Street as S&P 500 retreats from record highs

tarabird/iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- Thursday saw mixed results on Wall Street after consecutive record-setting days for the Nasdaq and S&P 500.The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 28.97 on Thursday, ...

Elon Musk says he received verbal approval to build underground hyperloop, local governments caught off guard

Photo: Hyperloop One/Tesla (NEW YORK) -- Elon Musk tweeted on Thursday that his Boring Company has received verbal approval to build an hyperloop connecting a number of major cities ...

Exxon slapped with $2M fine for violating Russia sanctions while Tillerson was CEO

James Leynse/Corbis via Getty Images (WASHINGTON) -- The Treasury Department has fined Exxon Mobil $2 million for violating Ukraine-related sanctions against Russia -- while Secretary of State Rex Tillerson ...

Farming startup raises $200M from major investors

iStock/Thinkstock (SAN FRANCISCO) -- A California startup that turns farming on its head has raised $200 million dollars from big-name investors such as Amazon chief Jeff Bezos.Plenty, a vertical ...

'Dark web' marketplaces shut down after global investigation

DigitalVision/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- Two of the world's largest "dark web" marketplaces have been shut down after a global investigation, according to the BBC. The AlphaBay and Hansa sites ...

UK watchdog cracking down on ads with 'harmful' gender stereotypes

Wavebreakmedia Ltd/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- The United Kingdom advertising industry's self-regulatory group is cracking down on ads that feature stereotypical gender roles, after releasing a report this week that ...

IBM stock falls after another quarter of declining revenue, Wall Street sets new records

JaysonPhotography/iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- Another record setting day for two of Wall Street's indices, as tech stocks and drug company Vertex Pharmaceuticals led the way.The Dow Jones Industrial Average ...

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