U.S. to File Concerns Over Google

U.S. to File Concerns Over Google Book Pact he Justice Department is expected Friday to outline a range of concerns it has about a settlement that Google Inc. struck with authors and publishers over the rights to distribute digital copies of certain works, according to people familiar with the matter. The Justice Department will submit […]

Italy’s blue mozzarella cheese mystery

Italian police confiscated some 70,000 balls of mozzarella in Turin after consumers noticed the milky-white cheese quickly developed a bluish tint when the package was opened, authorities said Saturday. Agriculture Minister Giancarlo Galan ordered ministry laboratories to investigate what he called a “disturbing” development. State TV said a woman in Turin called police after noticing […]

Michael Jackson Cash-in

Michael Jackson Cash-in ‘This Is It’ Mixes Hits, Poetry: Review Oct. 26 (Bloomberg) — The Michael Jackson bandwagon starts rolling big time today with the far from aptly titled “This Is It,” aimed at milking the King of Pop’s legacy. The album follows the preview of the title track earlier this month and precedes the […]

Retailers Feed Holiday Demand for Free Shipping

Online shoppers this holiday season can expect a little something extra from retailers: more offers of free shipping. Free shipping has already become standard practice for certain retailers, like footwear and apparel sites Zappos.com and Shoebuy.com. Now, as competition heats up, free is becoming the new normal across even more sites. Target Corp. is launching […]

Saving Is Something You Should Do Every Day

Americans have forgotten how to save in recent years. First, we came to regard the stock market as our piggy bank; if we needed a little spending money, surely we could always sell a few shares of stock or a bit of a mutual fund at a profit. Then, we viewed our houses as money […]

VOIP – VOIP Switch Servers

Dedicated Server is perfect for eCommerce, multimedia, gaming, VOIP, Voip Switch and other sites that need advanced performance, reliability and control. Choose from pre-designed Windows 2008 and Linux plans featuring multi-core processors, enhanced options like managed backups and much more – or build your own server for customized results. NEW features now available for your […]

Scientists Solve Chicken And Egg Riddle

Researchers in Britain have been credited with cracking the age-old conundrum about the chicken and the egg. But are they right? After the publication of the rather dry-sounding scientific paper, “Structural Control of Crystal Nuclei by an Eggshell Protein,” press headlines proclaimed the answer was… the chicken. However, one of the paper’s lead authors, Colin […]

Norway Doomsday Seed Vault Hits 1/2 Million Mark

Two years after receiving its first deposits, a “doomsday” seed vault on an Arctic island has amassed half a million seed samples, making it the world’s most diverse repository of crop seeds, the vault’s operators announced Thursday. Cary Fowler — who heads the trust that oversees the seed collection, which is 620 miles (1,000 kilometers) […]

Retailers Are Selling Used Underwear

This morning NBC’s Today Show shared a hidden camera investigation of numerous big name retailers like Victoria’s Secret, Macy’s Bloomingdale’s, The Gap, etc. selling “used” underwear.  The thought of wearing underwear that someone else had on is detestable.

China UFO sparks rampant speculation

On July 7, something unusual happened near the Xiaoshan Airport in Hangzhou, China. An oddly shaped bright light appeared, forcing the airport to close down and delay 18 flights. Things are now back to normal, but people are wondering, what was that “thing”? An ABC News article on the mysterious sighting explains that some who […]