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  • World Cup fans are the most fanatical, viewership numbers show

    World Cup fans are the most fanatical, viewership numbers show
    World Cup soccer fans are 21 times more fanatical than hockey fans, 11 times more fanatical than golf fans and four times more fanatical than basketball fans, according to recent sports program viewership data. Through the concurrence of the NBA Finals,...
  • Mars or bust, says new report on NASA human space exploration

    Mars or bust, says new report on NASA human space exploration
    If NASA is to make great strides in its human spaceflight program, it needs to go big or go home -- and get to the Martian surface, says a new congressionally mandated report. But the 285-page report from the National Research Council goes on to say the...
  • Entry-level Audi A3 is a study in serenity

    Entry-level Audi A3 is a study in serenity
    There's a schoolyard brawl breaking out among German sport sedans, and Audi's all-new A3 is the latest to join the fray. Mercedes started it last September, with the entry-level CLA, a compact front-drive sedan looking to attract younger buyers with a...
  • Google buys satellite company to improve maps, expand Internet access

    Google buys satellite company to improve maps, expand Internet access
    Technology giant Google is buying satellite imaging company Skybox Imaging for $500 million, the company announced Tuesday. The deal would immediately provide Google with the means to improve the quality and immediacy of its satellite imagery used for...
  • FCC's media-ownership rules debated at House hearing

    FCC's media-ownership rules debated at House hearing
    The Federal Communications Commission was attacked by Republicans and Democrats during a congressional hearing Wednesday on the regulatory agency's media-ownership rules. Among the issues debated were the FCC's long-standing rule prohibiting one company...
  • Chicago Public Media taking over distribution of 'This American Life'

    Chicago Public Media taking over distribution of 'This American Life'
    Chicago Public Media will begin self-distribution of its signature program, "This American Life," on July 1, taking over key business functions for one of public radio’s most significant franchises. The move, announced Wednesday, will deliver...
  • Trice: Already missing 'her voice, her humanity'

    Trice: Already missing 'her voice, her humanity'
    You want to think that when a person has lived a robust life, her death won't sting as much. But on Wednesday when I learned of the great poet Maya Angelou’s passing, that life well-lived didn't make me feel any less heartbroken. One of my first...
  • Lockheed names new VPs, buys firm, celebrates STEM

    Lockheed names new VPs, buys firm, celebrates STEM
    It’s been a busy week for Lockheed Martin. The defense contractor named three new executives, announced acquisition of a Titusville company and celebrated science and engineering education at its Missiles and Fire Control facility in Orlando: --...
  • Stephen Haberle: NASA budget cuts put America at competitive disadvantage

    Over the last few years, the White House has been shrinking the budget of one of the most important agencies in the United States: the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. NASA is one of the few government programs that benefit almost every...
  • Google Car Scary

    Regarding the article "Google Reveals Plans For Self-Driving Car" [May 29, Business]: Google is way ahead of the curve -- including its own. I have yet to go on Google Maps for a specific address and get the proper location. Two houses I have owned have...
  • Elon Musk unveils new astronaut-ready spaceship at SpaceX headquarters

    Elon Musk unveils new astronaut-ready spaceship at SpaceX headquarters
    With much fanfare, SpaceX Chief Executive Elon Musk on Thursday unveiled a cone-shaped spaceship that he hopes will one day ferry NASA astronauts and equipment to the International Space Station. Standing before a crowd of journalists and SpaceX...