The Winklevoss twins invested early on in Bitcoins and ore now using some to pay for space trips. Tyler Winklevoss announced in a blog post that he and Cameron bought tickets on Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic.
Tyler Winklevoss goes in his blog post back in history to line-up Richard Branson's space travel to the big explorers from the past including Marco Polo, Christopher Columbus and Vasco da Gama.
The ticket prices for the SpaceShipTwo are selling for $250,000. So about 600 space passengers have signed up. The first commercial flight of Virgin Galactic is still scheduled for somewhen this year. The SpaceShipTwo completed its latest super sonic test flight in January. Watch the video of the successful test below.
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Gwyneth Paltrow facing Lawsuit
The famous actress and creator of a website named Goop, Gwyneth Paltrow, is facing a lawsuit by a man who claims she plagiarized his creative phrase. And she is also concerned about her ex-husband’s new relationships.
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