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  • High-tech Homeland Security plans flop

     
    by Ken Dilanian A high-tech "virtual fence" to catch illegal border crossers. Next-generation nuclear detectors at ports. Tamper-proof driver's licenses in every state. These were signature Bush administration initiatives to protect the country against...
  • Do Lake Nona cows add up to tax break?

    For years now, we've been hearing about all the development planned for Lake Nona's "medical city." What we haven't heard about is that its developers intend to maintain much of it as farmland. Just to the east and west of the central corridor that links...
  • Firefighters deserve high-fives and another fete

    NOW THAT was a cool coincidence: "Firefighter Appreciation Day 2001" at Oriole Park fell in the midst of the diehard, underground inferno that put the city's Fire Department to an extraordinary test. Too bad many of the firefighters who deserved the...
  • Jim Newton: What we have is a failure to communicate

    Jim Newton: What we have is a failure to communicate
    In the aftermath of the 9/11 attacks, public safety leaders in Southern California concluded that the need for a unified emergency communications system was so grave that they had to build it in such a way as to avoid the traditional pitfalls for huge,...
  • Some thrills in Sum of All Thrills at Epcot

    Some thrills in Sum of All Thrills at Epcot
    You can ride a roller coaster without messing up your hair — well, virtually — at the newest installation at Epcot's Innoventions. The Sum of All Thrills simulator attraction also can put you in the pilot's seat for a jet or a bobsled without...
  • Jim Newton: A mysterious inquiry

    Jim Newton: A mysterious inquiry
    Last month, scores of public officials across Los Angeles County opened their mail to find nearly identical requests for information: Members of the Los Angeles City Council and the county Board of Supervisors, the Community Redevelopment Agency and...
  • Raytheon develops Iron Man-like robotic suit

     
    Defense contractor Raytheon Co. recently showed off its exoskeleton robotic suit that's under development and it appears to be torn from the pages of one of the "Iron Man" movie scripts. The suit, dubbed the XOS 2, gives a soldier the power of two or...
  • Scott’s head in the clouds

     
    Gov. Rick Scott surely thinks his decision earlier this month to sell off the two planes state officials use to fly around Florida will score him some quick points among voters. Particularly in light of some embarrassing stories last ye...
  • Bill Nye The Science Guy visits Epcot on Wednesday for National Engineers Week

     
    Bill Nye The Science Guy will headline this week's celebration of National Engineers Week at Walt Disney World. Nye, the mechanical engineer with a passion for science who is known for his television series and children's books, will have presentations at...
  • Helicopter crashes in El Segundo, setting building ablaze [Updated]

     
    A helicopter crashed Sunday morning at a Raytheon plant in El Segundo, injuring the pilot and setting a building ablaze, according to the El Segundo Fire Department. The accident occurred as a helicopter was lifting a large air-conditioning unit off......
  • Raytheon's CIRT makes punching through concrete walls easy

     
    Raytheon 100-pound CIRT blows apart concrete walls and barriers, facilitating personnel rescue after disasters....