GoPro camera takes us into space on back of a test rocket, and it’s beautiful

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Thanks to NASA and companies like SpaceX, amazing footage of rockets traveling into space have become fairly common. However, a new video shot with the GoPro Hero 4 emerged Wednesday that is particularly stunning, no matter how much space footage you’ve seen

The crystal clear, high definition video, recorded from the perspective of the GoPro strapped to the side of the rocket, shows the 20-foot tall SL-10 rocket’s take off and flight into near space, traveling at 3,800 miles per hour and reaching an altitude of about 75 miles. 

It’s then that the most beautiful footage is revealed as the rocket floats in space with the Earth in the background. Shortly thereafter, we travel back down to the planet as a parachute brings the remaining rocket component softly back to terra firma. Read more…

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Facebook is down, go do something more fun while it recovers [Update: It’s back!]

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Facebook is down for many users around the world, according to DownDetector.co.uk and reports on Twitter. It’s the second outage within a week for the social network, and many people are unable to log in and view those critical status messages, Pages and other updates. These problems don’t tend to last too long, but we’ve asked Facebook for a statement on the situation and will update here when normal service resumes. Until then, go fly a kite or something. Update: An intermittent service is coming back for some users but the site still isn’t back to normal. Some users are also still…

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Ledge uses Venmo to make borrowing money and paying it back dead simple

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We’ve all been there – sometimes you simply need to borrow money. Whether it’s for a big investment, moving to a new place or life just getting a little rough, Ledge aims to make it dead simple to borrow money from friends, family and others – and actually pay them back. It essentially works like a crowdfunding platform, but with a few twists. After borrowers create a campaign explaining how much cash they need, they give the loan interest rate (which adds a lending incentive), and specify the number of installments payments will be made over.   Like on several other platforms, funds aren’t available…

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Do some of you really believe that someone named Jesus is coming back?

Question by Ron Mexico: Do some of you really believe that someone named Jesus is coming back?
and the clouds are gonna open up and reveal a “heavenly host”?
C’mon. You don’t really believe that….do you?
It’s late, you can be honest. I won’t tell anyone.

Best answer:

Answer by pr0t0ur
lol, I don’t even believe that person ever even existed. Show me proof outside the citing text.

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Do some of you really believe that someone named Jesus is coming back?

Question by Ron Mexico: Do some of you really believe that someone named Jesus is coming back?
and the clouds are gonna open up and reveal a “heavenly host”?
C’mon. You don’t really believe that….do you?
It’s late, you can be honest. I won’t tell anyone.

Best answer:

Answer by pr0t0ur
lol, I don’t even believe that person ever even existed. Show me proof outside the citing text.

Add your own answer in the comments!