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‘One heck of a ride!’ SpaceX launches four astronauts to space station

‘One heck of a ride!’ SpaceX launches four astronauts to space station

Four astronauts have begun their journey to the International Space Station (ISS) after a historic SpaceX launch.It is NASA's first fully-fledged mission sending a crew into orbit on board a privately-owned spacecraft and the second time that SpaceX's Dragon capsule has taken astronauts to the space station, after a test flight back in May this year. The crew, which is made up of three US NASA astronauts and one Japanese astronaut, lifted-off from NASA's Kennedy Space Centre in Florida at 7.27pm local time (12.27am GMT), after weather conditions initially put the launch in doubt. Image: A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, with the Dragon capsule, lifts off It is also the second time in almost a decade that a manned space flight has lifted off f...

Kim Kardashian’s fans divided over shock dramatic transformation: ‘Oh heck no’

Kim Kardashian’s fans can’t seem to agree on whether they like her new look after the Keeping Up with the Kardashians star revealed it on her now deleted Instagram story.The mother-of-three channelled her seductive side as she sucked on a red lollipop while flaunting her new hairdo.Ditching her natural black hair, Kim shocked fans by appearing with blazing red hair.Not revealing whether it is dyed or a wig, Kim stared into the camera lens while sucking the lollipop. “This is ugly”Kim's fanFor the occasion, Kim also wore a bright red long sleeve top to match her long straight locks.But fans couldn’t seem to agree, with one commenting under a fan account’s picture of Kim with red hair: “Oh heck no. This is not a look.”Another wrote: “This...
What the Heck Is Maca? 4 Things to Know About the Trendy Superfood

What the Heck Is Maca? 4 Things to Know About the Trendy Superfood

Should you add maca to your diet? An RD weighs in. Whether or not you're obsessed with trying the latest uber-healthy food trends, you've probably heard the buzz about maca. This pungent root veggie, cultivated in the Andes Mountains of Peru (and sometimes referred to as Peruvian ginseng), has been used traditionally for its nutritional and presumed medicinal qualities for thousands of years. Now, maca is popping up on supermarket shelves, and in energy bars, supplements, and smoothies. But before you add it to your diet, here are four things to keep in mind:Maca is thought to have many perksIt's been heralded as a "superfood" because it contains key nutrients, including vitamins, minerals, and fiber. It's also long been believed to improve fertility, b...