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Published: Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 12:01 a.m.

Naming names

Does he carry a white Persian cat? High-tech entrepreneur Elon Musk and his company, SpaceX, which built and operates a space capsule to resupply the International Space Station, now is looking to wrest work for lucrative spy satellites from Boeing.

We're all for competition, but should we trust such sensitive work to someone whose name reminds us of a villain in a James Bond movie?



To the moon, Alice: NASA's Cassini space probe may have detected a previously unknown moon orbiting Saturn. Astronomers have named the tiny moon Peggy.

Peggy? NASA either has to stop finding moons or the Greeks have to come up with some more gods.



Read the fine print: President Obama shortened the prison term of a Texas man whose sentence for selling pot was 3 1/2 years longer than necessary because of a typo in a pre-sentencing report, an error not caught by his lawyer.

Accordingly, the Miranda warning read to those who are arrested has been updated to include: "You have the right to a proofreader. If you cannot afford a proofreader one will be appointed to you."




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