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Israeli Backpack Deploys Bulletproof Vest

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An Israeli company says it has come up with a unique item to protect against the threat of school shootings - a bulletproof backpack that transforms into a bulletproof vest.

Tossed Net Captures Space Junk in Orbit-Cleanup Experiment

Tossed Net Captures Space Junk in Orbit-Cleanup Experiment

By Marcia Dunn | Sep 24
A tossed net has managed to capture space junk in a demonstration of ways to clean up debris in orbit.

Researchers Say They're Closing in on Captain Cook's Ship

Researchers Say They're Closing in on Captain Cook's Ship

By Jennifer McDermott | Sep 24
Researchers are exploring whether a shipwreck off the coast of Rhode Island could be the vessel that 18th-century explorer Capt. James Cook used to sail around the world.

Actor James Woods Bashes Twitter After Getting Locked Out

Actor James Woods Bashes Twitter After Getting Locked Out

By Amy Forliti | Sep 24
Actor James Woods has been locked out of his Twitter account over a tweet he sent out months ago that was found to be in violation of Twitter's rules.

Japan Space Rovers Lowered to Asteroid to Collect Data

Japan Space Rovers Lowered to Asteroid to Collect Data

By Mari Yamaguchi | Sep 23
A Japanese spacecraft released two small rovers on an asteroid on Friday in a mission that could provide clues to the origin of the solar system.

Twitter Finds Software Privacy Bug Affecting Direct Messages

Twitter Finds Software Privacy Bug Affecting Direct Messages

Sep 23
Twitter says it found a software bug that may have sent some private messages to the wrong people.