Monthly Archive: August, 2013

A Dream Relived, and Its Lasting Legacy…

“3000 miles to history” “Some people pooh-poohed the idea. They didn’t think it was going to work. They thought there was going to be a lot of violence, and so our committee met… Continue reading

Fly Geyser, Nevada’s Coolest (And Least Known) Attraction

Nestled on a patch of private land in Nevada’s Black Rock Desert, the Fly Ranch Geyser is one of the state’s coolest attractions, though many residents still do not know it exists. The… Continue reading


Palo Alto, CA — Independent testing by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has awarded the Tesla Model S a 5-star safety rating, not just overall, but in every subcategory without exception. Approximately one… Continue reading

A Butler Well Served by This Election

For more than three decades Eugene Allen worked in the White House, a black man unknown to the headlines. During some of those years, harsh segregation laws lay upon the land. He trekked… Continue reading

Biology & engineering combined….the new wave of 3D printing

  A 3D printing technique developed by scientists at the heriot-watt university in edinburgh produces clusters of human embryonic stem cells – a breakthrough which could pave the way to purpose-built replacement organs for patients, eliminating the… Continue reading

Dubai Police Add Lamborghini Aventador Patrol Car

A 700 horsepower patrol car may be very useful for high-speed car chases — or maybe it just perfectly complements the opulent display of wealth that has become Dubai’s forte. The latest addition to… Continue reading

The Hipster Brewmeister of … Beirut

LAST spring, at a public square in downtown Beirut, Lebanon, about 1,000 revelers attended a rock festival sponsored by 961 Beer, a very rare Middle East microbrewery. Acts included the Wanton Bishops, a… Continue reading

Flying Into the Fire

With its sister aircraft the MV-22 Osprey conducting missions for the United States Marine Corps in Afghanistan and the Pacific, the Air Force Special Operations Command version of the Osprey, the CV-22, has… Continue reading