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Aug 28, 2015
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No layovers here

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The shock wave of a T-38C supersonic jet flying over the Mojave Desert in California is seen in an undated NASA schlieren image released August 25, 2015. Courtesy NASA

Let’s speed into the weekend.

Feast your eyes on a collection of images of supersonic planes fast and powerful enough to create shockwaves in their wake. Through NASA image processing software, the quakes are visible to the naked eye.

Aug 28, 2015
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No layovers here

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The shock wave of a T-38C supersonic jet flying over the Mojave Desert in California is seen in an undated NASA schlieren image released August 25, 2015. Courtesy NASA

Let’s speed into the weekend.

Feast your eyes on a collection of images of supersonic planes fast and powerful enough to create shockwaves in their wake. Through NASA image processing software, the quakes are visible to the naked eye.

Aug 27, 2015
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Mixed news on life expectancy

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A retired couple take in the ocean during a visit to La Jolla, California January 8, 2013. REUTERS/Mike Blake

First, the good news: We’re living longer. The bad news? We’re not living better, per se.

Aug 27, 2015
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Mixed news on life expectancy

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A retired couple take in the ocean during a visit to La Jolla, California January 8, 2013. REUTERS/Mike Blake

First, the good news: We’re living longer. The bad news? We’re not living better, per se.

Aug 25, 2015
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A stinky problem

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A car drives past burning garbage set on fire by residents, in Baabda near Beirut, Lebanon August 24, 2015. REUTERS/Mohamed Azakir

And you thought New York City trash collection was bad.

Sanitation work in Beirut, Lebanon, has sparked widespread protests, as garbage piles up throughout the city. Reuters photographers captured images of the most jaw-dropping, trash-filled scenes — click here to view.

Aug 25, 2015
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A stinky problem

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A car drives past burning garbage set on fire by residents, in Baabda near Beirut, Lebanon August 24, 2015. REUTERS/Mohamed Azakir

And you thought New York City trash collection was bad.

Sanitation work in Beirut, Lebanon, has sparked widespread protests, as garbage piles up throughout the city. Reuters photographers captured images of the most jaw-dropping, trash-filled scenes — click here to view.

Aug 21, 2015
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The tortoise and the drone

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Slow and steady may win the race — but if you want to stop egg poaching, you’ll need a drone.

Mexican authorities are unleashing a fleet of drones to combat illegal egg-grabbers on the countries southwest beaches.

Aug 20, 2015
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Maybe take the bus instead

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An Uber car is seen parked with the driver’s lunch left on the dashboard in Venice, Los Angeles, California, United States July 15, 2015. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Another day, another criticism of Uber.

The district attorneys of San Francisco and Los Angeles amended their civil suit against the car-service summoner, broadening it to include accusations that Uber’s background check process is insufficient. Specifically, the suit now claims that Uber failed to detect applicants who were previously convicted of murder and sex crimes.

Aug 20, 2015
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Maybe take the bus instead

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An Uber car is seen parked with the driver’s lunch left on the dashboard in Venice, Los Angeles, California, United States July 15, 2015. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Another day, another criticism of Uber.

The district attorneys of San Francisco and Los Angeles amended their civil suit against the car-service summoner, broadening it to include accusations that Uber’s background check process is insufficient. Specifically, the suit now claims that Uber failed to detect applicants who were previously convicted of murder and sex crimes.

Aug 19, 2015
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The weather up there

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Tropical Storm Bill in the Gulf of Mexico is seen approaching the coast of Texas June 15, 2015. REUTERS/Scott Kelly/NASA/Handout

Not an Odyssey, a slideshow.

Reuters has collected several of the most stunning images captured from the International Space Station. Click here to view them all.