By Leanne Italie Brian Robinson was hiking the backcountry of the Colorado Rockies. Fred Goldsmith was at a dear friend’s funeral in North Carolina. Amy Evans was joyously beginning her Semester at Sea on the Pacific, miles from her first port in Japan. They didn’t know for hours, or a full day, that terrorists had [...]
AP CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) – A somewhat generational battle over NASA’s future is escalating even as NASA is about to close the book on the space shuttle era. Heroic former astronauts and some current top managers are stepping up their criticism of an agency they see ending its only way to get astronauts into [...]
By Pat Graham Even with the best seat in the building, UFC president Dana White spends more time staring at his phone than the fights in front of him. At these main events, he’s simply more interested in a ringside view into the world of social media. With the fights in full swing, White closely [...]
By Jocelyn Noveck NEW YORK (AP) – When Hyojin Jenny Hwang wrote on Facebook that she was saddened by the sight of young Americans like herself jubilantly cheering Osama bin Laden’s death, the angry response was swift, even from friends. “One friend told me she felt judged for feeling happy,” said the 30-year-old mother from [...]
While current reports indicate that the economy is improving, there is still a lot of people out of work today and many of them have a great deal of education. While economists predict that employment will pick up in 2011, I thought we would take a look at some emerging technologies that hold great promise not only for the creation of jobs but for the creation of a whole new world.