Monthly Archives: January 2012

Register and Win a Suborbital Flight into SPACE w/X-COR!!

January 30, 2012 Mojave, CA: XCOR Aerospace and the Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) announce the final week to register and become eligible to win a suborbital research flight on XCOR’s Lynx I vehicle at the Next Generation Suborbital Researchers Conference … Continue reading

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A State of the Union Word Cloud for every U.S. President in History

State of the Union State of the Union (SOTU) provides access to the corpus of all the State of the Union addresses from 1790 to 2012. SOTU allows you to explore how specific words gain and lose prominence over time, … Continue reading

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Hulk Obama

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VIDEO REPORT w/ INFO-GRAPHIC: How America’s Economy has Changed…

The iPhone Economy Apple’s iPhone is a model of American ingenuity, but most of its components are manufactured somewhere else, leading to the decline of other kinds of jobs (something the U.S. economy is experiencing right now). Over the last 50 years, … Continue reading

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Occupy China

 On Oct. 6, Occupy Wall Street inspired some little-noticed sympathy in Zhengzhou, a city in central China‘s Henan province, when hundreds of pensioners and Communist Party members gathered to express their solidarity with the movement. Photos show a small group … Continue reading

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Once again, US Navy rescues Iranian fishermen

ARABIAN SEA (January 18, 2012)- The guided-missile destroyer USS Dewey came to the rescue of a sinking Iranian fishing dhow in the Arabian Sea early Wednesday morning. An MH-60R Seahawk helicopter spotted the sinking dhow at 7:53 a.m. All but … Continue reading

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War games Postponed Amid Tensions w/ Iran

JERUSALEM — The Israeli and U.S. militaries have postponed large-scale war games, in part to avoid aggravating mounting tensions between the international community and Iran over its disputed nuclear program, Israeli defense officials said Monday. The missile defense exercise, dubbed … Continue reading

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The Secret Service calls it the “Beast”

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VIDEO REPORT: The “Beast” aka the Presidential limo

The presidential limousine is a state of the art vehicle designed to evade terrorist attacks, comprising of 8 inch armour plating in the doors with ballistic glass, a night vision camera and even runs on four flat tires

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VIDEO REPORT: Why SOPA is a bad idea

TED has posted an “emergency” TED Talk called “Defend Our Freedom To Share (Or Why SOPA is a Bad Idea)” by Internet writer and NYU professor Clay Shirky. Shirky gave his address yesterday at the New York offices of TED, the company that … Continue reading

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