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Astronomers at the Texas State University – San Marcos, say a rare lunar event caused the Titanic to sink. Well, indirectly anyway. In a study published in the April edition of Sky & Telescope magazine, physics faculty members Donald Olson and Russell Doescher explain how an unusually close moon in January, 1912, caused the ocean’s [...] [Read More]
After receiving a $1 million check from the state lottery, a Michigan resident continued to use a state-issued food stamps card to buy her groceries, according to reports from Detroit Local 4 and the Daily Caller. “I thought that they would cut me off, but since they didn’t, I thought maybe it was okay because [...] [Read More]
The rock band Rush, unhappy that their song, “The Spirit of Radio” was playing on Rush Limbaugh’s show, have sent a cease-and-desist order to Limbaugh, demanding he stop using their music on his radio program, TMZ.com is reporting. [Read More]
Few people enjoy daylight-saving time and the exhaustion that follows, but night owls and people sleep-deprived tend to suffer a bit more, according to a MSNBC story. According to the report, 70 to 80 percent of people aren’t bothered by the time change and can adjust in one to two days. However, night owls and [...] [Read More]
Months after the stressful—and sometimes unfaithful—holiday season, couples in trouble often pick March as the time to call it quits. Seattle radio station KLPU reports that lawyers and relationship experts cite this month as the most common for divorce. From the story: “Divorces spike shortly after the holidays. That’s the time when people have finally [...] [Read More]
The New York Post said Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi, star of MTV’s “Jersey Shore,” was pregnant early in February, but Polizzi denied it. Twice. Now she’s announced on the cover of US Weekly that she is indeed pregnant and engaged to her boyfriend Jionni LaValle. The magazine cover reads: “A newly engaged Snooki opens up about [...] [Read More]
The sun unleashed a cosmic double whammy Tuesday, according to space.com, erupting with two major flares to cap a busy day of powerful solar storms. While auroras were seen around the north pole, the jury’s still out on whether the event will impact power grids. [Read More]