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  • Beaked whale dives nearly 2 miles beneath the ocean - a record

    Scientists have found a 20-foot whale that can dive an astonishing 1.8 miles beneath the ocean - a record for a mammal. The record was reported this week in the journal Plos One. The miraculous, extreme-diving whale is known as Cuvier's beaked whale...
  • Hasn't science done enough harm to humanity?

    Every night before bed, I ask God to protect us from scientists. Apparently I haven't been praying hard enough, as I awoke the other morning to this headline: "Scientists revive giant 30,000-year-old virus from Siberian permafrost." I read on and...
  • Hackers give a boost to credit monitoring firms

    Hackers give a boost to credit monitoring firms
    Increasing activity by data hackers has produced millions of victims and one clear winner: the credit monitoring business. Services with names such as BillGuard and Identity Guard report a surge in sign-ups from people anxious to be protected. Nervous...
  • CTA releases list of buildings needed to be razed for Belmont overpass

    CTA releases list of buildings needed to be razed for Belmont overpass
    The CTA has released the list of nearly 20 buildings in the Lakeview neighborhood it says must be torn down as part of a $320 million project to build an elevated bypass and untangle trains on the Red, Purple and Brown lines. Many of the buildings are...
  • Pompano outfit fills a need for crew members on cruise ships

    Pompano outfit fills a need for crew members on cruise ships
    David Hirsch knows what it's like not to have access to favorite snacks or to run out of everyday health care items while working at sea. That dilemma led Hirsch, 43, and his wife Ashley to launch Crew Concierge in November 2005 to fill a void he'd...
  • Co-signed student loans flunk borrowers

    Here's a riddle for all you trigonometry fans: What do you call it when a student asks dad or grandma to help them take out a college loan to study advanced math? Getting someone to co-sign so you can study cosines. Trust me: Somewhere, a university...
  • Chan Lowe: Michael Bloomberg ponies up for gun control

    Chan Lowe: Michael Bloomberg ponies up for gun control
    Michael Bloomberg is one of those 1-percenters who gives his caste a good name. When he really believes in a cause, he ponies up real cash to back up his words.   Unlike the Koch brothers, Bloomberg’s efforts to influence public policy are not...
  • Coupon: $10 off with $30 purchase at Radio Shack

    Coupon: $10 off with $30 purchase at Radio Shack
    Get a $10 off coupon with a $30 purchase at RadioShack with a coupon. In a letter to customers, the chain's CEO Joe Magnacca is offering the coupon as a thank you to customers and an invitation to see what new as the electronics giant rebrands....
  • Miramar move to help park project and residential rehab program

    Miramar commissioners recently agreed to shuffle federal funds to upgrade Lakeshore Park and boost its residential rehabilitation program. The community development block grant funds were shifted from two projects: another park renovation and a...
  • Pines students enjoy blimp ride

    Nearly 30 Pines Middle School students recently took a coveted ride in the Goodyear Blimp thanks to a pilot partnership with the company. The partnership, formed this year, aims to increase awareness and interest in STEM (science, technology,...
  • South Plantation High School is off to the races

    "Drivers, start your engines" is a phrase usually followed by the loud explosion of combustion engines roaring to life in any average car race. But for South Plantation High School's Solar Knights, the sound is instead the whine of electric engines. The...