Logo Background

» 2010 » June » 18

  • Tornado Scientists Butt Heads With Storm Chasers
    By on June 18, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments


    An anonymous reader writes “Tornado researchers say amateurs — inspired by movies like Twister and shows like Storm Chasers — are getting in their way, hampering science and creating hazards. ‘Hundreds of camera-toting amateurs in cars ended up chasing the same storms as a fleet of scientific vehicles during the high-profile research project, called Vortex2, which wrapped up data collection this week. At times the line of traffic caused (more…)



  • E3 2010: EA Press Conference Highlights
    By on June 18, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Electronic Arts held its E3 2010 press conference today in the Orpheum Theatre in Los Angeles, California. Hosted by CEO John Riccitiello, EA’s conference highlighted the publisher’s upcoming lineup of video games as well as new initiatives for the company.

    More…

  • His girlfriend wanted it. He wouldn’t let go.
    By on June 18, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Elizabeth Breeden, 41, “went off” on him and tried to grab it out of his hand at their home on McKaig Lane in Land O’Lakes, according to the Pasco County Sheriff’s Office. The boyfriend stood up. Breeden slapped him in the face. Then she kicked him in the groin, authorities said.

    More…

  • Cup hero Nobby Stiles has stroke
    By on June 18, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    England World Cup winner Nobby Stiles is recovering at home after suffering a stroke.

    More…

  • Israel Eases, But Doesn’t End its Gaza Blockade
    By on June 18, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Israel has not voted to end its blockade of Gaza — it would deem such a move a victory for the territory’s Hamas rulers, and also a vindication of the aid flotilla’s effort to break the siege, during which nine activists were killed in an Israeli military raid.

    More…

  • Lakers Crush Celtics, Force Game 7 in NBA Finals
    By on June 18, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Kobe Bryant scored 26 points and Pau Gasol neared a triple-double Tuesday as the Los Angeles Lakers thumped the Boston Celtics 89-67 to force Game 7 in the NBA Finals.

    More…