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. The next great U.S. land grab?

    ... 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 ... of the $4 billion to $5 billion oil and gas revenues generated every year from drilling on the outer

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. Have the teachers seen this?

    ... , director $132,700 24) Wayne S. Diviney, asst. exec. director $131,900 25) Gerald T. Gripper, org ... $127,100 30) Leon Felix Jr., regional director $126,700 31) John McKaharay, org. specialist ... to the above benefits, 30 days paid vacation and 24 days of sick leave per year; companion travel for 30

  8. Solar storm aftermath? $2 trillion in fixes


    ... the beginning of an upcoming solar storm. The National Aeronautical and Space Administration along ... the potential devastation of solar storms beginning during the 2012-2014 period. There's already been ... 2012 and 2014, solar physicist David Hathaway of the National Space Science & Technology Center

  9. NASA searching for 'smoking gun'

    ... risky endeavor, pushing the frontiers of outer space," Bill Readdy, associate administrator for space ... As the U.S. and much of the world mourns the loss of seven astronauts killed aboard space shuttle ... , and President Bush vows to continue America's leadership in space exploration. "The Columbia is lost

  10. 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