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Bob Dylan Just Won The Nobel Prize For Literature

The choice was met by gasps and a long round of applause from journalists attending the prize announcement. The folk singer has been mentioned in Nobel speculation in past years, but was never seen as a serious contender.

The Blue Origin Crew Capsule Escape Test Went Flawlessly

This is cool. The private spaceflight company's New Shepard rocket and its capsule were both returned to the ground after a successful test of its in-flight escape system. An engine aboard the capsule blasted it away from rocket 45 seconds after launch.