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Space Force’s new seal sparks Star Trek snark

We don’t know whether Mr. Spock would have cocked an eyebrow over the Starfleet-like U.S. Space Force seal that was revealed by President Donald Trump today, but we’ve found out what Star Trek’s Mr. Sulu would do. Get the news … Continue reading

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Reality-TV dating game offers moon trip as prize

What do you get when you cross “The Bachelor” with “Survivor,” and then throw in a round-the-moon trip? You might get the reality-TV project that Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa has signed on for. Get the news brief on GeekWire.

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Revisit the wacky world of corporate musicals

No fan of Broadway musicals should miss classics like “I Never Enjoyed My Operation More,” “My Insurance Man” and “My Bathroom Is a Private Kind of Place.” What’s that? Never heard of ’em? For decades, those songs were heard only by employees at morale-boosting … Continue reading

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Artist uses spaceship to launch double entendre

It’s hard to top the risque rocket scene in “Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me,” but Blue Origin’s New Shepard rocket has also spawned its share of comparisons to the male anatomy. The latest double entendre paying tribute to Amazon billionaire Jeff Bezos’ … Continue reading

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Elon Musk and Malala tweet cute over parody

Billionaire Elon Musk hasn’t exactly had a smooth week in press relations, but today brought a string of feel-good tweets over a fake-news story on the ClickHole website. The headline? “More Bad Press for Elon: The Car Elon Musk Launched Into … Continue reading

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Elon Musk turns Tesla’s woes into April Fools’ joke

Between Model S recalls and Model 3 production snags, Tesla has been having a hard time lately — but not as hard as CEO Elon Musk made them out to be today in a hilarious series of April Fools’ tweets. Get the full story … Continue reading

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Elon Musk sells 20,000 flamethrowers: What now?

Even if billionaire Elon Musk ever decides to pack it in as CEO of SpaceX and Tesla, he can point to his success as a pitchman for flamethrowers. Tonight he declared that his planned inventory of 20,000 fire-spitting guns was … Continue reading

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