Tuesday, December 05, 2006
Posted by Tom Ray at 10:21 AM
NASA may be going to the same old moon with a ship that looks a lot like a 1960s Apollo capsule, but the space agency said Monday that it's going to do something dramatically different this time: Stay there.Unveiling the agency's bold plan for a return to the moon, NASA said it will establish an international base camp on one of the moon's poles, permanently staffing it by 2024, four years after astronauts land there.
Posted by Tom Ray at 10:07 AM
In honor of a million Z5's being sold, Mercer and Samsung will be auctioning off 10 YP-Z5's encased in genuine 18K Gold. Not only is the player made of gold, even the box it comes in is adorned with that shiny yellow stuff.
Posted by Tom Ray at 10:04 AM
LONDON — The black Givenchy gown worn by Audrey Hepburn in the film "Breakfast at Tiffany's" sold at auction Tuesday for $807,000.The price, paid by a telephone bidder, was almost six times the highest pre-sale estimate.
Posted by Tom Ray at 9:57 AM
New York City's board of health on Tuesday voted to phase out most artificial transfats from restaurants, forcing doughnut shops and fast-food stands to remove artery-clogging oils from their cooking. In a separate vote, the board of health also ordered restaurants to standardize how they display the number of calories in dishes on their menus in an effort to combat obesity.
technorati tags:current events
Posted by Tom Ray at 9:55 AM