| Oct 14, 2014
| 3:36 AM
Blast off into deep space on NASA's Orion first test flight in December.
You can hitch a ride, or at least your name can, aboard NASA's new Mars-bound spacecraft, set for liftoff from Cape Canaveral on Dec. 4.
Sign up to have your name uploaded to the...
| Dec 16, 2014
| 5:18 PM
During the U.S. Open of Surfing this year, the Huntington Beach Police Department took a different approach to letting residents and visitors know that illegal activity on the beach would not be tolerated.
"[Officer]: How much have you had to drink?...
| Dec 5, 2014
| 7:14 AM
With UCF's game-winning "Hail Mary," NASA's successful Orion launch, and Art Basel Miami Beach, Florida is winning the social trending wars. Here's what's trending today:
1. Hail Mary
It was the "Hail Mary" heard 'round the world. The University of...
| Dec 22, 2014
| 3:51 PM
A NASA video lets you virtually peer out the window of the Orion spacecraft as it plummets to Earth at speeds up to 20,000 mph.
As you watch, you will see what an astronaut might see if she was ensconced in the capsule after traveling 3,600 miles from...
| Dec 17, 2014
| 4:13 PM
Engineers at NASA Langley Research Center will have to wait a bit longer to find out if their robotic system will be chosen for the Asteroid Redirect Mission (ARM), planned as a proving ground for technologies needed to send astronauts to Mars.
| Oct 17, 2014
| 2:50 AM
It's a balmy 70 degrees this morning and it's time for another fabulous freebie free-for-all! My cool roundup of deals include a discount on admission to the Fort Lauder Home and Remodeling Show, a $5-off coupon for frozen foods at Target and Publix, a...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 3:20 AM
It's time for another fabulous freebie free-for-all!
My roundup of deals include a free appetizer or dessert at Red Lobster, $10 off and $10 in bonus cash at JC Penney, a bushel of free samples and free shipping at Target.com and $50 spa treatments. ...
| Oct 31, 2014
| 3:05 AM
Double, double toil and trouble, get free gas cards at Publix on the bubble. In the cauldron boil and bake, get free Krispy Kremes or IHOP Scary Face Pancakes for the take, with a costume of course.
Everyone can snag $3 "Booritos" at Chipotle, $3...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 6:43 AM
Five things for you today in Central Florida: introducing the Orlando Sentinel's new publisher; Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts has its grand opening; giant shower curtain in Altamonte; and more.
1. The Orlando Sentinel has a new publisher:...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 5:26 PM
KENNEDY SPACE CENTER — NASA is preparing to launch its next-generation, deep-space capsule Orion next month on its first spaceflight, a mission that a NASA administrator Thursday called "our first step in our journey to Mars."
At a briefing,...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 6:43 AM
Five things for you today in Central Florida: capsule launch next month; water consumption and conservation; riding all the rides; Electric Daisy Carnival; and more.
1. NASA is preparing to launch its next-generation, deep-space capsule Orion next month...