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SpaceX Launches First Satellites to Extend Broadband Coverage

SpaceX Launches First Satellites to Extend Broadband Coverage

Technology
This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.This morning, SpaceX successfully launched a Falcon 9 with a payload that could be significant in the long term. The primary mission was to put Paz, a satellite operated by Hisdesat and intended for Earth observations, in orbit. The other two satellites are the first broadband satellites SpaceX has developed for Project Starlink.Starlink, if you don’t recall, is SpaceX’s plan to build a network of relatively low-cost communication satellites. The initial plan called for 7,500 satellites; the new plan is to launch 12,000. Of these, 7,518 satellites will sit in very-low earth orbit (VLEO), while the rest sit in a standard non-geosynchronous low Earth orbit.This satellite network would connect to ground base st
‘Hamilton’ lottery launches online — and nobody wins

‘Hamilton’ lottery launches online — and nobody wins

Music & Arts
Robert Alexander/Getty Images The ticket lottery for “Hamilton” has moved from the theater to online — and back again. The digital lottery for “Hamilton,” the Broadway blockbuster, proved too popular for its own good — and for a new biomusical and a long-running Disney hit. Sorry, Gloria Estefan. And Simba. Registration for $ 10 "Ham4Ham" seats for “Hamilton” began at 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday on BroadwayDirect. com. The site crashed shortly thereafter. Brinkhoff-Mogenbur “The Circle of Life” number in “The Lion King.” The show shares a lottery web site with “Hamilton.” “On Your Feet!,” a new musical about Gloria and Emilio Estefan, and “The Lion King” use the same website for their lotteries. They went down too, becoming show-biz collateral damage. “Hamilton” took to social media to calm the
Aussie company launches hangover-preventing Vitamin Vodka

Aussie company launches hangover-preventing Vitamin Vodka

Health
via thevitaminalcoholcompany.com The new vitamin-infused vodka, shown here, is intended to help in hangover prevention. Bottoms up to no more hangovers! There’s a new vitamin-infused vodka on the market and it’s designed to combat that horrible morning after feeling — the night before. According to the Vitamin Vodka website, it’s “the world’s only vitamin infused organic vodka,” designed to assist in “prevention of the dreaded ‘Hangover.’” GUINNESS GOES VEGAN IN 2016 “With all our independent testing, our candidates experienced no hangover the following day,” Vitamin Alcohol Company founder Darryl Tombleson told the Daily News. By combining organic sugar cane with a copper pot distillation, a diamond filtration process and a vitamin B, C and K infusion, drinkers won’t feel as bad the morni
Kipton Cronkite launches new apartment-staging company

Kipton Cronkite launches new apartment-staging company

Gossip
Kipton Cronkite/Instagram Cronkite poses with Sonja Morgan Real estate agent turned art dealer Kipton Cronkite, the fresh-faced man about town once falsely rumored to be related to newsman Walter Cronkite, is making fresh waves in New York’s most well-heeled social circles. This time, he’s matchmaking some of the city’s top brokers and developers with emerging artists, who lease their work to spruce up multi-million dollar apartment listings or new developments for sale. Cronkite was in his element Tuesday night at the Rainbow Room, where New York’s largest real estate brokerage Douglas Elliman was hosting a bash to celebrate the finale of the latest season of “Million Dollar Listing New York,” which features two of its brokers, Fredrik Eklund and Luis D. Ortiz. “Real Housewives” stars Son
Pizza Hut launches pizza with hot dog crust

Pizza Hut launches pizza with hot dog crust

Lifestyle
Call it edible patriotism. Two of America's iconic foods are now one big meal thanks to Pizza Hut's new Hot Dog Bites Pizza, a one-topping pie boasting two-dozen mini-hot-dogs baked into the crust. It may be the only pizza in the world that comes with a side of French’s mustard. But of course — how else are you going to eat your pigs in a blanket? The limited-edition $ 11.99 pie hits Pizza Hut restaurants on Thursday — but the Daily News Taste Kitchen got a taste on Monday. Reviews were mixed, but most testers admired Pizza Hut’s ultimate American lovechild. "This pie tastes like it was made by Uncle Sam and Lady Liberty," said one tester, admiring the cheese-to-frank ratio. Frank Posillico Pizza Hut's new Hot Dog Bites Pizza is a one-topping pie with two-dozen mini-hot-dogs baked into th

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