On February 27 and 28, the Air Force Academy held its annual National Character & Leadership Symposium, an event described as "one of the nation's premier symposia in the field of character and leadership development." The speakers at...Show More Summary
Air China has announced that it will begin nonstop service between our Nation's Capital and Beijing starting this summer on June 10th. The flight will go four times a week via a CA817/8 on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays and on the wings of a Boeing 777-300ER every Saturday. Show More Summary
As is typical for Thursday nights, most of the NBA action last night was allocated to TNT, and way back in the summer when the schedule was made I’m sure the two games the NBA picked to be aired on national television were a great idea on paper. Show More Summary
The national cable network Comcast began running what is the first advertisement regarding medical cannabis of the post-prohibition era. The advertisement, that has begun to run in markets where medical cannabis has been legalized through...Show More Summary
Thanks to declining fuel prices, the nation's airlines reported healthy profits in 2013 and can expect a record number of passengers on international flights this spring.
So reports the Fayetteville Observer: The home of the nation’s airborne forces may lose the only Fort Bragg unit capable of hauling paratroopers long distances. An Air Force plan divulged in budget documents released Tuesday calls for retiring the force’s aging C-130H fleet. On Fort Bragg, 12 C-130H planes constitute the entire 440th Airlift Wing […]
Breaking a barrier for the legal pot industry, this ad for Marijuana Doctors.com “appeared on Fox, CNN, ESPN, Comedy Central, AMC, and Discovery,” The Verge reports.
Nearly 34 years after it originally aired on television, the National Geographic Channel will rebroadcast all 13 episodes of Carl Sagan’s ground-breaking series “COSMOS: A PERSONAL VOYAGE”
A video obtained by Sky News shows a parade of Ukrainian air force soldiers, bearing flags and singing the country’s national anthem, being confronted at a checkpoint manned by Russian personnel. As the Ukrainian air force members get close, the Russian soldiers appear to fire warning shots over their heads.
As the big questions surrounding the future of the Ukraine crisis persist, the countries neighboring the former communist nation, and especially the Baltic states which are members of NATO, are asking for safeguards should Russian ambitions end up just a little too big to be contained solely by the Ukraine. Show More Summary
Nuclear power can solve the global crises of air pollution deaths and climate change, help developing nations escape poverty, and let industrialized nations improve economic growth. The primary obstacle to nuclear power is misunderstanding of radiation safety. Radiation is safe within limits. read more
Sometimes kids are the worst things walking the Earth, and sometimes they’re the most surprisingly awesome. I think we know which side this kid falls and it’s about to get a bit dusty in here. Via CBS: At the Ohio Air National Guard base near Toledo, Lt. Col. Frank Dailey still can’t believe the honor recently bestowed upon him.
The United States Air Force is upgrading B61 nuclear bombs stationed across Europe. Those upgrades may violate the nation's own nuclear regulations. The B61 is a Cold War relic built in 1961 but new upgrades would give the bombs an internal guidance system that would make it easier for them to find their mark. Show More Summary
I don't know why anyone allows the National Review's neocon warmonger Bloody Bill Kristol on the air in the first place, but if you are going to allow him on, this is the way he should be treated. During a discussion on our militaryShow More Summary
Teenagers in Oakland, Cali. are ready to go on the air with their STEM reporting. Youth Radio, a program underwritten by the National Science Foundation, is teaching high school students how to be in-depth reporters covering science and technology. Show More Summary
When a national air safety investigator, like the ATSB, tells a national air navigation provider like AirServices Australia, that its staff are ignorant in respect of some of their obligations, and that it hasn’t adequately dealt with important safety issues, we have a problem that makes bad financials from Qantas and Virgin seem less urgent. [...]
Delta Air Lines, one of the nation's largest carriers, is revamping its loyalty program to offer members reward miles based on how much money is spent instead of on the number of miles flown.
The renovation process included installing extra cinema screens, an outdoor 750 seat amphitheater, additional storage vaults for the institute's extensive film archive and a Latin American cinema museum. However, administrators of the film institute (now rebranded
Foss Maritime and one of America's most prestigious national research laboratories are joining in a project aimed at producing cleaner air, less costly fuel and a healthier environment.
Scientists at the National Physical Laboratory (NPL) have produced a synthetic air reference standard which can be used to accurately measure levels of carbon dioxide and methane in the atmosphere. This will greatly help scientists contribute to our understanding of climate change. read more