POSTED // Jul 30,2012 - The company that was awarded a $442 million contract to provide security for the London Olympic Games admitted, mere weeks before the event, that it couldn’t provide the required number of guards it agreed to
POSTED // Jul 23,2012 - Louisiana is issuing publicly funded vouchers for the coming school year that will allow thousands of children to attend private schools where they will learn that Scotland’s Loch Ness monster is real.
POSTED // Jul 9,2012 - Homeowner Sherry Bush reported that while she and her husband were away and their daughter was sleeping upstairs, someone broke into their home in Westlake, Ohio, took out the trash,
POSTED // Jun 25,2012 - Navy investigators indicated a fire onboard a nuclear-powered submarine that injured seven people while it was in dry dock at Maine’s Portsmouth Naval Shipyard started in a vacuum cleaner used to clean work sites
POSTED // Jun 18,2012 - Congressional investigators accused the Transportation Security Administration of “wasting hundreds of millions of taxpayer dollars” by warehousing body scanners rather than deploying them to commercial airports.
POSTED // Jun 11,2012 - Robots are being taught to write news stories. Programmers at Chicago-based Narrative Science have developed computer algorithms that initially produced rote summaries of sports games and stock market data
POSTED // Jun 4,2012 - Noting the rise of concealed-weapon permits from 5 million in 2008 to 7 million today, at least three companies are creating clothing designed to hide the fact that the wearer is packing heat.