Science/Environment

Minority Report, In Real Life? (Infographic)

The 2002 film Minority Report, based on a story by Philip K. Dick, showed worldwide audiences the promise of an incredible future in which...

Rhetoric and manipulation of the facts

Senators David Vitter and James Inhofe requested this report from the GAO to find out how much money the EPA spends defending itself against...

The Final Frontier

It's come to the attention of this reporter that the Rapture is, in fact, going to occur.Documents leaked earlier today describe how a bi-partisan...

Gabrielle Giffords To Move To Facility Specializing In Rehab

The Congresswoman's miraculous recovery continues.The plan now is to move her to Houston.Politico has more:Rep. Gabrielle Giffords is expected to be released from a...

$5 Gas In 2012?

That's what one former oil exec is saying and based on the increased demand we're seeing in China...this doesn't seem unlikely.From CNN Money:NEW YORK...

Sexting Favre

Normally sports fall under another category but this time I thought it was interesting how social media is changing the ways we see these...

Exploded Oil Rig Paid Over $700K In Fines In 2010 Alone

The Vermilion 380 blew up today, but it looks like we may have dodged an oily bullet.Still, could it have been prevented?Well,...

Why Isn’t The Government Getting More Involved In Oil Spill?

It seems to be a question that's popping up a lot lately, and the simple answer is: they don't know how to stop it.Of...

SHOCK: Oil Spill Leaking Nearly 4M Gallons Of Oil A Day

Previous worst case scenarios estimated the spill to be pumping 2M gallons of oil a day into the gulf, but new numbers paint a...