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  • Study Finds Media Addiction Prevalent Among College Students
    By on April 9, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    While media addiction may not be a clinical diagnosis (yet), the language used by the media-deprived students clearly suggested no small measure of physical dependency.


  • Mariners’ Bullpen Catcher Finds Love in Safeco Field Stands
    By on June 22, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    It’s wedding season and the Seattle Mariners need some positive headlines, so how about a nice love story involving baseball today?


  • No I’M in charge! Pres Obama finds he’s the one being walked
    By on June 10, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    It was meant to be a walk in the park. But, with his hands gripped tightly around his dog’s red leash, Barack Obama is clearly struggling to show Bo who’s boss. Dressed casually in a white open-neck shirt with the sleeves rolled up, the stressed U.S. president gritted his teeth in embarrassment as he failed to gain control of the family pet.


  • House of Commons Finds No Evidence of Tampering In Climate E-mails
    By on April 1, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    dwguenther writes “The first of several British investigations into the e-mails leaked from one of the world’s leading climate research centers has largely vindicated the scientists involved. The House of Commons’ Science and Technology Committee said Wednesday that they’d seen no evidence to support charges that the University of East Anglia’s Climatic Research Unit … had tampered with data or perverted the peer review process to exaggerate the (more…)

  • Herschel Space Observatory Finds Precursors of Life In Orion
    By on March 7, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    ogre7299 recommends an announcement out of Cal Tech on a milestone for HIFI, the Herschel Space Observatory’s Heterodyne Instrument for the Far Infrared. “The Herschel Space Observatory has revealed the chemical fingerprints of potential life-enabling organic molecules in the Orion Nebula, a nearby stellar nursery in our Milky Way galaxy. … This detailed-spectrum, obtained with the Heterodyne Instrument for the Far Infrared (HIFI) — one of (more…)

  • Quietly, the President Finds That Golf Is No Slam Dunk
    By on November 25, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    As president, Mr. Obama has neglected the court. He has played only seven known games of basketball since taking office, compared with 25 rounds of golf, a sport he picked up about a decade ago when he was an Illinois state senator. That’s more golf than former President George W. Bush played in two terms.


  • Peer-to-Peer Passé, Report Finds
    By on October 14, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    Peer-to-peer file sharing has been the bogeyman of the internet, but a new report suggests it’s destined become a fear of the past — replaced by cheap streaming video.