Current Findings on AirAsia Flight 8501 are Grim

Current Findings on AirAsia Flight 8501 are Grim

The suspected crash of AirAsia flight 8501 on Sunday morning ends a tragic year for air travel in Southeast Asia. With loved ones still mourning the mysterious disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 in March, and the downing of Malaysia Arlines Flight 17 over Ukraine in July, this most recent disaster is shocking.

Bins in the River, Balloons in the Air, The Black Market in North Korea

Bins in the River, Balloons in the Air, The Black Market in North Korea

South Korea sends balloons into North Korea regularly for black market items including DVDs. North Korea may have won round one for getting the movie The Interview scrapped, but you can bet that the DVD version will make its way into the country that decried its existence.

Why People Lie

Why People Lie

Liar, liar, pants on fire! Where did that rhyme originate? Many say it is paraphrasing of a 17th century poem by Robert Blake, but another alternative explanation is more interesting: a boy, smoking one of his father's cigars in the tool shed, heard him coming.

Five of the BEST Commercials on TV

Five of the BEST Commercials on TV

In this world of automation where everything is made easier, one of my favorite inventions is the DVR for recording television programs. I don't even know what day of the week or what time some of my favorite shows appear; I just set them up to record and watch when I have time.

Today is the 73rd Anniversary of the Worst Loss of Life From a US Warship in History: The Bombing of Pearl Harbor Naval Fleet and the USS Arizona by the Japanese

Today is the 73rd Anniversary of the Worst Loss of Life From a US Warship in History: The Bombing of Pearl Harbor Naval Fleet and the USS Arizona by the Japanese

Japan made some crucial mistakes that day December 7, 1941 in spite of causing one of the most devastating tragedies in US History. The unexpected, surprise attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, which constituted a War Crime, (as no war had been declared), took a total of 2,403 deaths. Half of those were from the sinking of the USS Arizona, which today still rests in its watery grave below a memorial that allows visitors since 1962.

Unmanned Test Flight of New Orion Spacecraft Launched Today

Unmanned Test Flight of New Orion Spacecraft Launched Today

Just minutes ago, at 12:05 GMT, the New Orion Spacecraft was launched by NASA, space launch complex 37 at Cape Canaveral, Florida on its maiden voyage. The feelings and excitement around the launch were reminiscent of both test flights of the shuttle and the Apollo in the past. This is the biggest news from the NASA since 2011.

Discovery of Etchings on Mollusks 500 Billion Years Ago Rewrites Human History

Discovery of Etchings on Mollusks 500 Billion Years Ago Rewrites Human History

A collection of artifacts from Homo Erectus found in Indonesia and stored in a museum in Netherlands has unearthed amazing discoveries. The discovery in the news lately about a Trini fossil or mollusk shell with obviously man-made etchings upon it, made with what scientists believe to be a shark's tooth is exciting indeed.

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