Are we looking in wrong place for ET?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- The Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence – SETI – project looks for alien life in a one, main specific way – scanning for radio signals deliberately beamed towards earth more…

Mom kills attacker pistol-whipping son

by -NO AUTHOR- -- An Oak Lane woman fatally shot a man who had pistol-whipped her son while trying to rob him last night, police said. Police responded to the Adams Run more…

Apparent suicide for former 'SNL' writer

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Former "Saturday Night Live" staff writer Joe Bodolai – who co-wrote the first draft of the movie "Wayne's World" – has died ... and cops believe the death more…

Ally puts Obama in awkward position

by -NO AUTHOR- -- The Obama administration is weighing an unprecedented diplomatic act – whether to bar a friendly president from U.S. soil. American officials were evaluating on Tuesday an awkward request more…

Yeti-finger mystery solved

by -NO AUTHOR- -- An alleged Yeti finger – after residing in a London museum for decades – has turned out to be, alas, just a human finger. The finger in question more…

Cheetah the 'Tarzan' chimp dead at 80(ish)

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Cheetah the chimpanzee – who reportedly played Johnny Weissmuller's sidekick in the 1930s "Tarzan" films – passed on to the great jungle in the sky last week after more…

Fire-hazard fears over compact fluorescent lamps

by -- Compact fluorescent lamps, which will gradually replace traditional incandescent bulbs, are a fire hazard that could burn down your home, experts have warned. The lamps (CFLs) use electricity more…

A better idea for national defense

by Robert Ringer -- If there's one thing that bothers me this time of the year, it's seeing ex-servicemen in wheelchairs or sporting titanium arms and legs on television. If peaceful, rational more…