Best Tech Stories around the web #133

On the program this week: SpaceX launches successfully a secret cargo, a tunneling machine, a bra that detects signs of breast cancer, a new type of energy with “ice batteries”.

Now trending: SpaceX launches and building a giant mousetrap by

NROL-76 rocket from start to finish as it goes up to orbit, detaches from the propulsion unit then comes back to Earth and lands on a pad. This one is truly amazing to watch. Watch the video

Now’s your chance to help Elon Musk name his tunneling machine by

Elon Musk is building a boring machine, and he needs your help to name it. The SpaceX and Tesla CEO tweeted tonight that he was considering potential titles for the tunneling machine, currently in production by his latest venture, The Boring Company. Read more

A teenager has invented a bra that detects signs of breast cancer by

An 18-year-old man has invented a bra designed to detect signs of breast cancer, an invention he says could save the lives of millions of people. Read more

“Ice batteries” commissioned by utility will cool California businesses by

A Santa Barbara-based company called Ice Energy has partnered with NRG Energy to deliver 1,800 “ice batteries” to commercial and industrial buildings served by electric utility Southern California Edison (SCE). The units are expected to reduce air conditioning bills by up to 40 percent and eliminate 200,000 tons of CO2 over the next 20 years. Read more