Monthly Archives: May 2010

X-51A Waverider flight test breaks scramjet-powered flight record

An artists rendering of the X51A in flightThe X-51A Waverider flight test set a record for scramjet-powered flight and advanced a key technology for the future of space exploration...

Navy Advancement and NKO | Find Navy Advancement results

NavyGet the results of the Navy Advancement exam at the NKO. Find out what is on the test, how to study and what the pay increase is. READ ON...

Ken Starr arrested for perpetrating $30 million Ponzi scheme

A mug shot of Charles Ponzi, the con artist who invented the financial pyramid scheme known as the Ponzi scheme.Ken Starr will likely be charged with organizing a $30 million Ponzi scheme that bilked stars like Uma Thurman and Martin Scorsese. READ ON...

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BP Facebook boycott and BP Twitter: PR setback won’t hurt profits

a montage of hundreds of faces on a black backgroundThe BP Facebook boycott and a fake BP Twitter page are PR problems, but BP's global profits are too huge for the movement to have an effect.

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Dino Rossi aims to unseat Patty Murray

DinosaursAfter the two famous losses to Chris Gregoire for Governor of Washington, Dino Rossi is gunning for Patty Murray's Senate seat. READ MORE...

Cash Store cannot bar class action suits, says Wisconsin court

One of Cottonwood Financial LTD's The Cash Store locations. A Wisconsin appeals court has said personal loans contracts cannot prevent customers from their right to file or join class action lawsuits.A Wisconsin court ruled that contract language in the Cash Store's personal loans contracts cannot stop customers from joining class actions…

Obama Memorial Day agenda attacked by right wing news pundits

Barack Obama standing with hand over heart during Memorial Day ceremonyPresident Obama's Memorial Day plans: visiting the gulf oil spill and spending the holiday in Chicago. Right wing news pundits cry fowl...

OECD | Explaining the Economic and Development Organization

OECDEconomists and governments alike pay very close attention to OECD reports, but what is this organization, and how does it operate? READ ON...

Mosque at Ground Zero approved by NYC community board

Construction site where the Twin Towers once stood in New York City, prior to September 11. A mosque at Ground Zero has been approved for construction.The Cordoba House mosque at Ground Zero has been given a stamp of approval by a New York City community board, but not without controversy...

BP oil leak live video feed will continue during top kill attempt

oil runoff on pavement after a stormThe top kill to plug the BP oil leak was tested Wednesday and BP, relenting to public demand will continue the oil spill live video feed.

A brief Memorial Day history lesson

California PoppyIt is almost Memorial Day 2010, so some people might be wondering what Memorial Day history is or how the holiday came to be. READ MORE...

North Korea and South Korea head into dangerous waters

an icebergNorth Korea and South Korea are becoming more hostile toward each other, after a maritime incident that killed 46 sailors incensed both sides.

Tylenol recall 2010 pulls 40 Johnson and Johnson kids medicines

a macro close up of pillsTylenol recall 2010 pulled 40 Johnson & Johnson childrens medicines and the FDA is investigating 775 reports about serious side effects.

California AB 377 aims to reform payday lending laws

SigningAB 377, currently in the California legislature, would reform payday lending laws to encourage responsible lending and borrowing. READ ON...

Kwame Kilpatrick latest news: He is off to prison

Kwame KilpatrickKwame Kilpatrick, the disgraced former Mayor of Detroit, has been found guilty of violating parole. He is sentenced to five years in prison.