US Navy destroys rogue spy satellite video

Remember that rogue US spy satellite that was a major stories in the news because it was going to come down to Earth and crash over an inhabited region releasing toxic chemicals in the atmosphere? Well, the US navy finally destroyed the satellite while still in space by firing an SM-3 missile. The missile launch [...]

The problem with Quarantine

Quarantine has been an effective method of protecting the public from disease, and is thought to be a more effective method than drugs at preventing the spread of certain diseases-such as respiratory viruses. Although the practice of quarantine has been around for decades, there is a stigma attached which influences the people under quarantine and [...]

Al Gore wins the Nobel Peace Prize

In case you haven’t heard, former Vice President Al Gore has won the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts to save humanity from global warming. But he only gets half the prize because he has to share the honor with the United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. It would appear that it doesn’t [...]

Prostitution with Government Regulation

Once again, government has shown that everything can be legal as long as it is profitable. In Budapest, Hungary where prostitution is a billion dollar industry annually and illegal, the government will now allow prostitutes to apply for an entrepeneur’s permit, from which the government can make a profit. The permit allows sex workers [...]

Free speech or no

The Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad an invited speaker at Columbia University has raised several eyebrows, aside from the political climate regarding the war in which he has questioned the Sept 11 attacks, doubts the Holocaust and is a staunch supporter of the destruction of Israel and apparently was rumored to say death to Americans upon [...]

Loss of opera icon Luciano Pavarotti

Now I can’t begin to say I am a true opera fan, however, I can’t help but respect it as a musical art form, and now with the unfortunate passing of the Italian opera star Luciano Pavarotti at age 71 a few words seem appropriate.
Sympathy has poured out for the loss of this opera [...]

WildFires in Greece

Firefighters have been struggling to contain fires that threaten to engulf ancient Greek Ruins. As firefighters have battled back some of the wildfires new fires have broken out, particularly in the south side of the country, calls have gone out for help through television and radio due to the exhausted and stretched firefighter forces. Firefighters [...]

New Loch Ness monster video gets believers excited

An amateur scientist has released a new video that apparently captures images of the legendary Loch Ness monster in clear view. Well, it is kind of a clear view. You know those mythical creatures have not remained elusive by smiling for photographs. Lab technician Gordon Holmes is the new hero for those believing that Nellie [...]

Russia’s plan for the longest underwater tunnel connecting with Alaska

The cold war when the notion of any collaboration between Russia and North America was thought as heresy is long over. In the name of economics and the new world order, Russia is proposing that a tunnel connecting Russia with Alaska be constructed for the purpose of making it easier to transport commodities between the [...]

Yuri Gagarin: Ushering the space age

Today marks the 46-th anniversary since Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin became the first man in space and also the first man to complete an orbit around the Earth ushering a new space age for mankind. It was April 12, 1961, at the age of 27, when Gagarin was buckled in the small Vostok capsule designed [...]

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