Kennedy Space Center

Kennedy Space Center Tickets | Sale of tickets delayed

Space shuttle Atlantis is due to launch very soon – but the Kennedy Space Center tickets website experienced a failure to launch this morning. Tickets to view the Atlantis launch at Kennedy Space Center were due to go on sale this morning, April 22, at 9 a.m. However, the Kennedy Space Center tickets website experienced
Planet Earth

Earth Day 2010 is almost here!

It is close to that time of year to remember the Earth for a day – yes, it’s Earth Day on April 22.  Earth Day 2010, and indeed every Earth Day, is a good time to remember that we all should be good custodians to the environment.  After all, our children inherit what we leave
A broken window used as an illustration for an article about miserable failure

Miserable failure never totally disappears from Google

Miserable failure are two words commonly associated with George W. Bush, even without the former president owning the top listing on search engine result pages for more than two years. But Google diffused the Google bomb in January 2007 that firmly established “W” in what most of the country believed his rightful place after the
The Supreme Court of the United States

Obama talks Supreme Court nomination with Senate

Choosing a new Supreme Court Justice is a daunting task for any president, and the Obama Supreme Court pick to replace John Paul Stevens is an item of contention.  Justice John Paul Stevens is widely considered one of the more liberal members of the Court, and the president has begun discussion with the Senate about
Get an online personal loan today!

How to get an online personal loan in minutes

With the recent crisis in the economy worldwide, people are seeking a way to get online personal loans to avoid the hassle and long waits of using banks. Below are six steps that will help you receive an online personal loan today. Find out who these online personal loan companies are If you want an
Painting of Benjamin Franklin seated at a table, pondering his latest invention or the day's affairs. A rainbow afro wig has been added to symbolize the colorful new additions to the new 100 dollar bill, which bears Franklin's portrait.

New 100 dollar bill debuts to help fight counterfeit rings

Whether you call them Benjamins, C-notes or simply that money that bears the face of the Founding Father who knew how to party, the United States’ new 100 dollar bill definitely makes counterfeit money operations that much more difficult. The U.S. government knows how smart counterfeiters have become, particularly with their use of the “Superdollar”
New York City Police Department

Suzanne Porcelli’s sex charges a new low for Gambino family

Suzanne Porcelli shocked observers as the only woman in an indictment of 14 alleged members of the Gambino organized crime family. In the indictment loaded with charges unsealed Tuesday in New York, Porcelli was charged with six others for sex trafficking and sex trafficking of a minor. The sex trafficking charges mark a new low
Personal installment loans are a huge benefit to anyone.

Personal Installment Loans are a great lifesaver

Personal installment loans or paydayloans are a huge benefit for anyone who has experienced financial problems. Anyone who knows what it’s like to be caught in the middle of the month without cash needs to know about installment loans. Most of us live from one payday to the next. What happens when we run out
Let's celebrate Administrative Professionals Day today!

April 21 is Administrative Professionals Day 2010

Many people in office-type workplaces will take time to observe Administrative Professionals Day 2010 — and they should!  If there’s a group of people that can easily go overworked, underpaid and under appreciated, it’s administrative professionals.  The people who labor and toil to make sure the office runs smoothly certainly deserve a day of observance
Photo of the type of strap-down table used by prisons when administering lethal injections to death row inmates. Darryl Durr, a convicted kidnapper, rapist and murderer, was put to death via injection in spite of the fact that he complained that he was allergic to the anesthesia used.

Darryl Durr: Too allergic to die argument fails to stop execution

Darryl Durr, 46, was convicted of raping and murdering 16-year-old Angel Vincent in 1988. According to ABC News, the death row inmate’s counsel attempted to appeal his impending execution, claiming that his anesthesia allergy made him “too allergic to die.” However, Ohio District Court Judge Gregory Frost “ruled there wasn’t enough evidence given that the
The Colorado Rockies playing a game.

Keli McGregor found dead | Salt Lake City police say no foul play

Keli McGregor, team president of the Colorado Rockies, was discovered dead slightly before 9 a.m. in a Salt Lake City hotel. Cause of death has not yet been determined, but police spokesmen say that Keli McGregor’s death appears to be from natural causes. Keli McGregor’s death will be investigated only as an unattended death. Keli
A dog looking up at its owner with happiness and expectation. How is it that the U.S. Supreme Court can hold that animal cruelty is illegal, yet rule that the First Amendment and freedom of speech may protect animal cruelty videos?

Supreme Court rules free speech allows animal cruelty videos

In an 8-to-1 vote, the United States Supreme Court has struck down a 1999 animal cruelty law, paving the way for animal cruelty videos to fall under the blanket of First Amendment freedom of speech protection, which includes everything from criticizing the government to extolling the utility of payday loans. Reuters reports that the previous
Discovery space shuttle on a landing path

Space shuttle landing today | Shuttle landing path flies over USA

At 9:08 a.m. Eastern time, the shuttle landing path came to an end when the space shuttle landing today was completed. NASA officially announced the completion of the space shuttle landing today after the shuttle landing path took Discovery and the crew over much of the United States – from state parks in Montana to
Close-up photo of a mass of plastic bottle waste found in an ocean garbage patch. Added for artistic effect is an image of the Earth, sinking in the waste. The planet is surrounded by a red halo, representative of the planet's blood. Remember, plastic is non-biodegradable.

Ocean garbage patch discovered in the Atlantic

As if one legacy to human waste and carelessness weren’t enough – witness the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, the world’s largest garbage dump – now an ocean garbage patch has been discovered in the Atlantic, reports Red Orbit. Specifically, it’s in the Sargasso Sea, between Bermuda and the Azores Islands, but those kinds of semantics
A single hand and arm, with the palm facing up

Skinput | Your skin, now a keyboard

Your next cell phone may not have a built-in keyboard of any kind – you may just be able to use Skinput instead. Now in development at Microsoft, Skinput is slated to become the newest form of human-computer interface. Skinput is still a few years away from being offered commercially, though with enough same day
A Mac desktop rendition of the iPhone 3GS home screen. The iPhone prototype discovered in a Redwood City bar was much smaller.

New iPhone prototype found in Redwood City bar

So a tech blogger walks into a bar and finds the next iPhone prototype. Stop me if you’ve heard this one… Seriously, Gizmodo may have gotten the serious scoop on the rest of the tech journalism universe with a fortuitous discovery of what appears to be a prototype of the next iPhone (iPhone 4G?). A