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Monthly Archive for September, 2010
Here’s something you wouldn’t see at Wimbledon–a fight in the upper stands at U.S. Open tennis on Thursday evening during the featured match between Serbia’s Novak Djokovic and Germany’s Philipp Petzschner. It starts with a woman fan becoming incensed over the f-bombs a male fan was throwing around and getting into an argument with him, [...] [Read More]
Physicist Stephen Hawking is certainly not the first scientist to dismiss thousands of years of religious belief, but he’s the latest. And he’s got a new book. Hawking and Caltech physicist Leonard Mlodinow, in “The Grand Design,” tackle questions both scientific and philosophical, exploring man’s understanding of how life came to be. The authors argue [...] [Read More]
A federal court has ruled that ladies’ nights are not discriminatory. (Getty Images) Stand aside ladies, this guy wants his free drinks too. A lawsuit that tried to rid the world of ladies’ nights was rejected by a federal court on Wednesday, AOL News reports. The court saved a ladies’ night near you, ruling that [...] [Read More]
The Swedish drama over rape allegations against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange shows no sign of dying down. Swedish Public Prosecutions Director Marianne Ny overruled Stockholm’s top prosecutor and decided to reopen the investigation into the charges. They are based on allegations by two women who are are represented by Claes Borgstrom, a well-respected attorney and [...] [Read More]