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How the Atlas Rocket became the workhorse of NASA

In the ’60s, NASA sent a man to space by basically strapping him to a modified missile. This behemoth was as tall as a 13-story building and could easily take its payload into the murky darkness of space. But now, 60 years later, we are still using a version of this rocket to bring people and payloads to space. What makes it so reliable, and how was it designed?

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Stop robocalls once and for all

Robocalls are not only annoying, but they scam Americans out of millions every year. Learn Kim's tricks for stopping them for good in this handy guide.

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