Archive for September, 2010
Do you resent the government for enforcing Obamacare or raising your taxes? Write about it in an email or talk about it on the phone and you could be placed under surveillance as a potential terrorist.
The first beer certified for consumption in space will undergo tests in weightlessness to see if it has the right stuff
Boffins have revealed the latest version of an Iron Man-esque exoskeleton robotic suit which gives a wearer superhuman powers.
Full moons are often associated with tides, insanity and creatures like werewolves, but it turns out they’re also good for brewing beer.
ARCHAEOLOGISTS are searching for a tribal undersea equivalent of the lost civilisation of Atlantis off the Welsh coast.
At the turn of the 19th century, most country homes had a walk-in pantry, as well as a root cellar for keeping vegetables and fruits. This pantry contained the essentials for daily meals. Today we have walk-in closets to hang all our clothes, but no pantry. How times have changed!
The struggle for survival is a fascinating and inspiring subject, forming the basis for many of the most memorable books and movies.
A new survey of Americans’ knowledge of religion found that atheists, agnostics, Jews and Mormons outperformed Protestants and Roman Catholics in answering questions about major religions, while many respondents could not correctly give the most basic tenets of their own faiths.
A Harford County Circuit Court judge ruled this afternoon that a motorcyclist who was arrested for videotaping his traffic stop by a Maryland State Trooper was within his rights to record the confrontation.
The British Library has digitised over a quarter of its Greek manuscripts (284 volumes) for the first time and made them freely available online.
The United Nations have said they will not be appointing an ‘alien ambassador’ who would be in charge of making contact with extra terrestrials – as has been claimed.
The health benefits from eating Blueberries, the best part being they are in season and can be foraged at this time of year.