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  • Frozen Vegetables Sold at Walmart May Contain Glass

    10/16/2010 4:16:57 PM PDT · by FromLori · 51 replies
    kstp ^ | 10/16/10 | Scott Theisen
    A company in Tennessee is recalling some packages of frozen vegetables because they may contain glass fragments. Pictsweet said Friday that 24,000 pounds of packages were distributed to Kroger stores in the southeastern U.S. and Walmart stores throughout the U.S. Recalled are:
  • A Battle for the Future Is Getting Personal ( Apple & Google )

    03/13/2010 9:19:09 PM PST · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 3 replies · 296+ views
    The New York Times ^ | March 12, 2010 | By BRAD STONE and MIGUEL HELFT
    IT looked like the beginning of a beautiful friendship. Three years ago, Eric E. Schmidt, the chief executive of Google, jogged onto a San Francisco stage to shake hands with Steven P. Jobs, Apple’s co-founder, to help him unveil a transformational wonder gadget — the iPhone — before throngs of journalists and adoring fans at the annual MacWorld Expo. Google and Apple had worked together to bring Google’s search and mapping services to the iPhone, the executives told the audience, and Mr. Schmidt joked that the collaboration was so close that the two men should simply merge their companies and...
  • Record meteorite hit Norway (caught on camera too)

    06/09/2006 8:47:00 AM PDT · by mwilli20 · 121 replies · 4,598+ views
    Aftenposten (Norway) ^ | 06/09/2006 | Nina Lødemel/Jonathan Tisdall
    As Wednesday morning dawned, northern Norway was hit with an impact comparable to the atomic bomb used on Hiroshima. ... At around 2:05 a.m. on Wednesday, residents of the northern part of Troms and the western areas of Finnmark could clearly see a ball of fire taking several seconds to travel across the sky. ... "I saw a brilliant flash of light in the sky, and this became a light with a tail of smoke," Bruvold told Aftenposten.no. He photographed the object and then continued to tend to his animals when he heard an enormous crash. "I heard the bang...
  • NASA Says Comet Fragments Won't Hit Earth (WHEW!!!)

    04/27/2006 4:32:53 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 46 replies · 1,682+ views
    Space.com on Yahoo ^ | 4/27/06 | Tariq Malik
    Chunks of a comet currently splitting into pieces in the night sky will not strike the Earth next month, nor will it spawn killer tsunamis and mass extinctions, NASA officials said Thursday. The announcement, NASA hopes, will squash rumors that a fragment of the crumbling Comet 73P/Schwassmann-Wachmann 3 (SW 3) will slam into Earth just before Memorial Day. "There are some Internet stories going around that there's going to be an impact on May 25," NASA spokesperson Grey Hautaluoma, told SPACE.com. "We just want to get the facts out." Astronomers have been observing 73P/Schwassmann-Wachmann 3, a comet that circles the...
  • Tests: Skull Fragments May Be Beethoven's

    11/19/2005 1:41:24 PM PST · by blam · 28 replies · 824+ views
    Yahoo News/AP ^ | 11-17-2005 | Lisa Leff
    By LISA LEFF, Associated Press Writer Thu Nov 17,10:30 PM ETTests: Skull Fragments May Be Beethoven's SAN FRANCISCO - A California businessman said Thursday that skull fragments that once belonged to his great-great-uncle in 19th century Europe very likely came from German composer Ludwig van Beethoven. Paul Kaufmann made the announcement at the Center for Beethoven Studies at San Jose State University, which helped coordinate forensic testing aimed at authenticating the fragments and determining what killed Beethoven at age 56. The center already has a lock of the composer's hair, which showed he suffered from lead poisoning among other ailments...
  • Astronomy Picture of the Day 8-02-02

    08/01/2002 10:54:25 PM PDT · by petuniasevan · 8 replies · 415+ views
    NASA ^ | 8-02-02 | Robert Nemiroff and Jerry Bonnell
    Astronomy Picture of the Day Discover the cosmos! Each day a different image or photograph of our fascinating universe is featured, along with a brief explanation written by a professional astronomer. 2002 August 2 Comet 57P Falls to Pieces Credit: Y. Fernández, S. Sheppard, D. Jewitt (University of Hawai`i) Explanation: Comet 57P has fallen to pieces, at least 19 of them. Orbiting the Sun every 5.9 years or so this faint comet - also christened Comet 57P/du Toit-Neujmin-Delporte for its three 1941 co-discoverers - is simply 57th on the list of comets known to be periodic, beginning with Comet...