Monthly Archives: June 2012

Prototype floating wind turbine affirms offshore wind potential

Windfloat prototype anchored off the coast of Agucadoura, Portugal Floating wind farms could soon be powering thousands of European homes after a prototype seaborne turbine sailed through technological trials off the coast of Agucadoura, Portugal. The 54-meter tall renewable structure … Continue reading

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Royal Mail suspends deliveries in Elgin — dangerous seagulls!

Royal Mail suspends some deliveries in Elgin — dangerous seagulls! Continue reading

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Former Wall Street banker commits suicide in court after arson guilty verdict – burning down his mansion to collect insurance

Former Wall Street banker commits suicide in court after arson guilty verdict – burning down his mansion to collect insurance. Continue reading

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Detroit traffic is bad enough – bus drivers confronting bedbugs?

Detroit traffic is bad enough – bus drivers now confronting bedbugs? Continue reading

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Mohamed Morsi defies Egypt’s military in a fiery speech before tens of thousands in Tahrir Square

Mohamed Morsi defies Egypt’s military in a fiery speech before tens of thousands in Tahrir Square. Continue reading

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Michigan state coppers fight DWI with talking urinal cakes

Michigan state coppers fighting DWI with talking urinal cakes. Continue reading

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Leap Second scheduled for June 30, 2012 — tomorrow!

Leap Second scheduled for June 30, 2012 — tomorrow! Continue reading

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Supreme Court upholds Obamacare

Supreme Court upholds Obamacare. Continue reading

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China’s giant, quiet step in space continues

China’s giant, quiet step in space continues. Continue reading

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UT geeks win $1000 bet from Homeland Security — by hacking and taking control of a drone

UT geeks win $1000 bet from Homeland Security — by hacking and taking control of a drone while DHS officials watched! Continue reading

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