POSTED // Apr 8,2013 - Concert promoter Charles Attal claimed he’s the victim of a “witch hunt” after he cut down several dozen juniper trees on his property in West Lake Hills, Texas. City officials said he broke the law, which forbids removing any tree
POSTED // Mar 25,2013 - Outbox, a new startup, charges people $4.99 a month to digitize their mail. A driver, known as an “unpostman,” stops at subscribers’ homes three times a week to collect letters, bills, magazines and advertisements
POSTED // Mar 11,2013 - University of Louisville police accused Terry J. Davis of shoplifting after surveillance video cameras showed him stealing a textbook and then trying to sell it back to the university bookstore. The book was titled “Resolving Ethical Issues.”
POSTED // Feb 18,2013 - The power blackout that halted the Super Bowl was caused by an electrical relay installed to prevent a power failure, according to the company that supplied electricity to the Superdome.
POSTED // Feb 4,2013 - Boeing engineers used sacks of potatoes to solve the problem of spotty signals with in-flight Wi-Fi. The tubers stood in for human passengers because their water content and chemistry absorb and reflect radio-wave signals