1. On Web's 25th birthday, a call for Net Bill of Rights


    ... (VentureBeat) The World Wide Web is 25 years old today. It’s time, says its inventor, Sir Tim ... .” His memo to create the WWW was filed on this day in 1989. (You can extend your birthday ... can’t be achieved “without an open, universal Web.” To battle laws that restrict

  2. Obama skipped intel briefings prior to attacks

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    ... /president/2012-09-06 9/7/2012-http://www.whitehouse.gov/schedule/president/2012-09-07 9/8/2012 ... /schedule/president/2012-09-09 9/10/2012-http://www.whitehouse.gov/schedule/president/2012-09-10 9/11 ... Chris Stevens and three American members of his staff: 9/6/2012-http://www.whitehouse.gov/schedule

  3. Asteroid whizzing between moon, Earth


    ... its closest approach at 21:07 GMT on Wednesday at a blistering speed of 14.85 km/s (32,076 mph ... ). Although the space rock poses no threat to earth, it highlights the earth’s susceptibility to near ... 5. The 98-foot-wide space rock is expected to come within 218,000 miles of earth (0.9 lunar

  4. Phony e-mails say Gingrich forced abortion on ex


    ... . The fake press release, which you can see above, came from an email address in which the "1" in 2012 ... registered "newt20l2.org" (with the lowercase L) today. Their name was withheld. The fake release

  5. My plan to save a quick $100 billion

    ... the next several years. I would cut that out of the budget quicker than you can count down from 10 ... . Why? Do I not like the space program? Do I not see value from American exploration of space ... The U.S. government is planning to spend $100 billion on the international space station over

  6. The next great U.S. land grab?

    ... and their committee staffs vehemently deny HR 701 and S 25 are land acquisition bills. "Only 20 ... are we stealing today," Young would ask sarcastically at the beginning of committee meetings. His ... constituents cheered and returned him to Congress year after year figuring they could count on him

  7. The meaning and mystery of numbers

    ... and PBS take us to celebrations across the globe, beginning at some remote island in the South Pacific ... not stay up long enough to see the new year arrive in Los Angeles, or Honolulu, which was probably ... the last major city on earth to finally come into the year 2000. It was amazing to see the delirium

  8. Eclipsing China's shadow


    ... and other objects into outer space, as well as detonating a nuclear weapon. The idea that China ... stands barefoot in front of the 368-foot Shwedagon Pagoda in Rangoon, Burma, Nov. 19, 2012. All visitors ... When President Obama visited Myanmar in late 2012, a relaxation of tensions was in the air

  9. Missile defense to include laser weapons

    ... it. If the U.S. is in a position to control Earth from outer space, there's nothing to stop us. Of course ... more futuristic concept involving the extensive use of ground- and space-based laser weaponry ... . -- even foresee a new branch of the U.S. military: a "space force," of sorts, to deploy alongside

  10. Comet races toward Earth at peak of God's holy days

    ... have made connections between the biblical feast days and events in outer space. Total lunar ... . 10, 2010, at International Scientific Optical Network's robotic observatory near Mayhill, N.M ... fall, and the powers that are in heaven shall be shaken. And then shall they see the Son of man