How to see best meteor showers of 2012

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Meteor showers are some of the most popular skywatching events each year, and 2012's lineup of celestial light shows is already expected to be more impressive than last more…

Woman is knife thrower's human target

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Knife-throwing acts date as far back as the 1800's, but the history of throwing knives appears at about 600 B.C. The Iron Age allowed development of new cutting more…

Grasshopper shortage hits beer-lovers

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Standing in the glare of a 250 watt light bulb in the yard of his uncle's house, Hilary Turyamugumya peers hopefully into the night sky in search of more…

The great dirty-jeans smell experiment

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Ever wondered what happens if you wear the same pair of jeans five days a week for three months straight without washing them? Melbourne researcher Tullia Jack recruited more…

Grocery chain yanks Alec Baldwin TV ads

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Actor Alex Baldwin's antics aboard an American Airlines flight have gotten him grounded as a spokesman for a western New York-based supermarket chain. A spokeswoman for Wegmans Food more…

Trump's new 'Celebrity Apprentice' crew

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Mob boss widow Victoria Gotti, singer Clay Aiken and IndyCar champ Michael Andretti are on tap for the next edition of NBC's "Celebrity Apprentice." Host Donald Trump announced more…

Oh, say can you ... sing?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Sen. Vaneta Becker, R-Evansville, has introduced a bill that would set specific “performance standards” for singing and playing “The Star-Spangled Banner” at any event sponsored by public schools more…

Researchers create virtual sky for office workers

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute for Industrial Engineering in Germany have created a luminous ceiling that re-creates the fluctuating lighting conditions that occur naturally out of doors on more…