Elon Musk says if mankind doesn't make it to Mars by the time he dies, it'll be the biggest disappointment of his life. Speaking to a packed crowd of several thousand attendees at South by Southwest on Saturday, the founder of Tesla and SpaceX said he might even consider making the journey himself.
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Douglas Adams
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The life and work of science fiction and comedy writer Douglas Adams has been marked by a Google doodle. Adams was probably best known for the Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, which started life as a radio comedy before being published as a "trilogy" of five books, the first published in 1979. It was later turned into a Hollywood film.
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Richard Feynman
Richard Phillips Feynman was an American physicist known for the path integral formulation of quantum mechanics, the theory of quantum electrodynamics and the physics of the super fluidity of super cooled liquid helium, as well as work in particle physics. And he likes rubber bands.

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The driver of the bus in which a young Indian woman was gang-raped and fatally injured in December hanged himself in his jail cell on Monday, prison authorities said, but his family and lawyer said they suspected "foul play".
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Mika modified the ROM of the game so that the damsel/white-knight roles in the game were switched. Now Pauline (Nintendo's precursor to the better known Princess Peach) runs, jumps, and dodges rolling barrels to save the dulcet Mario at the top of the screen, according to a Saturday post on reddit.