SpaceX set to launch Israeli private mission to the lunar surface

Enlarge / An artist’s concept of the Space IL lunar spacecraft on the surface of the Moon. (credit: SpaceIL) SpaceX is set to launch a Falcon 9 rocket on Thursday night, and while it may not be the primary payload, a small Israeli lunar lander is by far the mission’s most intriguing payload. The 180kg […]

Indecent disclosure: Gay dating app left “private” images, data exposed to web

Enlarge / The Jack’d dating app allowed men to upload “private” photos–but stored them open to public viewing, the same as the rest. Amazon Web Services’ Simple Storage Service powers countless numbers of web and mobile applications. Unfortunately, many of the developers who build those applications do not adequately secure their S3 data stores, leaving […]

The most expensive house for sale in New Jersey is a sprawling $29.5 million estate with a private English-style pub, and it’s only 25 miles from NYC

Special Properties Real Estate Services The most expensive home for sale in New Jersey is a $ 29.5 million mansion in Mahwah. The sprawling estate sits on a 46-acre property that includes an outdoor infinity pool, horse paddocks, an indoor riding arena, a soccer field, a basketball court, and a 20-stall barn. The lavish interior […]

Take a Look Inside Soccer Star Lionel Messi’s $15 Million Private Jet

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Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts Announces 2020 Private Jet Itineraries

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The Future of the Private Space Industry Is … Communist China

With a 90-pound satellite strapped on, the Zhuque-1 shot off from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in Inner Mongolia on Oct. 27 with a historic mission in its sights: becoming China’s first private sector rocket to deliver a payload into orbit. The Zhuque-1 didn’t make it, but Landspace, the firm that owns it, isn’t settling […]

GTA Utah: Teens take joyride in a stolen private plane

Two teenage boys have been arrested after stealing an airplane from a private airstrip in rural Utah. For rebellious teens across America, ‘borrowing’ someone else’s car for a short ride is something of a right of passage – but two Utah teens took the joyride to new heights, stealing an airplane from a private airstrip and taking […]

‘Vicious’ stalker moved countries, hired private eye & ordered £200 of pizza to pursue her ex

An Irish woman has been jailed for four years after a “sinister and sustained” decade-long harassment campaign against her ex-boyfriend, whom she drove to thoughts of suicide with inventively relentless stalking. The sentence was handed at Lewes Crown Court, after Lina Tantash was found guilty on two counts of stalking, and handed a series of […]

An executive at a luxury concierge service says they once flew In-N-Out burgers from the West Coast to NYC in a private jet

Shutterstock/IM_Photo An executive at a New York City luxury concierge service says they once fulfilled a last-minute request to fly In-N-Out burgers from the west coast to NYC in a private jet. “It was just their food traveling,” Skie Ocasio, vice president of operations at Luxury Attaché, told Business Insider. But he says their requests are not usually […]