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Flight Academy Camp Teaches Teens Math, Science

By Melissa Nelson PENSACOLA NAVAL AIR STATION, Fla. (AP) – The panicked voice came into Ambition’s air traffic control room – one of the aircraft carrier’s young pilots was in trouble. “Dude, my nose is down,” the pilot shouted as he struggled to regain control over his X12 experimental Triad aircraft. There was no real [...]

Second-Grader Shows A Gift For Physics

By Raina Hanna OLIVE BRANCH, Ms. (AP) – When 8-year-old Brennan Haynes won first place in the lower grades physics division of the regional Mississippi Science and Engineering Fair, his teachers at Overpark Elementary in Olive Branch weren’t surprised. The second-grader’s study of paper airplanes demonstrated an understanding of physics far above his grade level. [...]

7 Tips For How To Save Money On Gasoline

By Dave Carpenter CHICAGO (AP) – Spikes in gasoline prices occur so regularly that ways to combat them should be almost second nature to car owners. But the latest surge brings worries of the highest price yet at the pumps, underscoring the urgency of really following up on those money-saving moves this time. The average [...]

Treasure Hunter Says He Found $3B WWII Wreck

By Clarke Canfield PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – A treasure hunter said he has located the wreck of a British merchant ship that was torpedoed by a German U-boat off Cape Cod during World War II while carrying what he claims was a load of platinum bars now worth more than $3 billion. If the claim [...]

Apple Juice Made In America? Think Again

By Christina Rexrode NEW YORK (AP) – Which food revelation was more shocking last month? Did it blow you away that low levels of a fungicide that isn’t approved in the U.S. were discovered in some orange juice sold here? Yawn. Or was it the news that Brazil, where the fungicide-laced juice originated, produces a [...]