When we asked whether the Occupy movement has "crashed or just begun," "Rock Trimlove" took issue with our image of a protester in the Guy Fawkes mask, pointing out that the mask was worn by hacker group Anonymous "long before the 'Occupy' movement began." Ultimately, however, the commenter found the picture to
We're a few days late on this news, but because we've focused on neutrinos that may have moved faster than the speed of light before, we thought it only fair to bring you the news:
The team of Italian scientists running an experiment called OPERA, who said they had clocked neutrinos moving faster than light, have come to terms with their findings: Their experiment does not challenge a very basic tenant of physics.
Dust off that cowboy hat and shine up your boots! Harmony Farm’s Annual Buckaroo Ball takes place Saturday, June 16, 6:30 p.m. at the Space Coast Convention Center. Break out the dressy western attire and enjoy cocktails, dinner, dancing, silent auction and a wild west horse race. Funds raised will help relocate Harmony Farms and support the “Horses and Veterans in Harmony” therapeutic riding program. For tickets, sponsorship information or to donate auction items, call 321-631-9433.
The Sea Turtle Preservation Society announces their World Sea Turtle Day Open House on Saturday, June 16 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. The celebration takes place at 111 South Miramar Avenue (A1A) in Indialantic. The day also celebrates Archie Carr’s birthday.
Enjoy puppets, story times, clowns, silent auction, a drawing for an airline ticket, 20% off in the gift shop, sand painting, a magician, cupcakes, lemonade and turtle cookies!
Voters in southeastern Arizona go to the polls Tuesday in a special election to fill the rest of the congressional term of former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords.
Giffords, a Democrat, resigned in January, a year after she was critically wounded in a shooting rampage. Running to fill the remaining six months of her term are her former aide, Ron Barber, and Republican Jesse Kelly, a businessman and Iraq War veteran.
The special election has echoes of the 2010 congressional campaign in the Tucson-based 8th Congressional District.
In Harlem, a legendary congressman — one of the most influential black politicians in modern history — faced a difficult re-election as allies backed his younger opponent in demanding a changing of the guard.
That was in 1970, when challenger Charles Rangel defeated Rep. Adam Clayton Powell Jr., a mythic figure undone by scandal and frustrated constituents.
Now, 42 years later, Rangel is the iconic lawmaker contending with perhaps his toughest re-election against challengers from within his own party who say his time has passed.