Archive for November, 2016

This rocket company clearly wants to be as cool as SpaceX

Wednesday, November 30th, 2016:

The private spaceflight company United Launch Alliance (ULA) usually plays the stodgy uncle to Elon Musk’s young, swaggering SpaceX. Where SpaceX touts its Silicon Valley-style disruption of the commercial rocket market, ULA prides itself on its reliability. “Someday I expect the rest of the industry will become as reliable as we are,” ULA CEO Tory Bruno, said in a press conference Wednesday, throwing a little implied shade at the competition. But now, ULA wants to be the cool kid on the rocket-building block. To do so, ULA has launched a new website to let you virtually build and order your […] Read More →

Death toll rises to 8 in cave-in at Polish copper mine

Wednesday, November 30th, 2016:

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The director of a Polish copper mine said Wednesday rescue teams have recovered the bodies of the last three workers missing inside the mine after it caved in. The discovery brought the death toll from the cave-in triggered by an earthquake on Tuesday night to eight. Director Pawel Markowski called the miners’ deaths the greatest tragedy for the copper mining company KGHM in 55 years. Five other miners have been hospitalized but their lives are not in danger and a few others escaped unscathed. Markowski said the victims ranged in age from 23 to 50. Rescuers […] Read More →

Dolphins-Ravens Is The Biggest Game Of Week 13 – FiveThirtyEight

Wednesday, November 30th, 2016:

We’re entering the last five weeks of the NFL season, and after this week, there are no more regular-season byes. But the two teams sitting out — the Browns and Titans — aren’t exactly huge players in the playoff hunt. So of the 15 games that will be played this week, which ones actually matter? Last week we used the model behind our 2016 NFL predictions to calculate how much each team’s playoff chances “swing” depending on the outcome of each game. For example, we currently give the Buffalo Bills a 27 percent chance of making the playoffs. If they […] Read More →

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