Journalist called out for ‘irresponsible’ e-cigarette scare story

Journalist called out for ‘irresponsible’ e-cigarette scare story

  Daily Telegraph Science editor Sarah Knapton was sharply criticized Wednesday for a story she wrote touting the claim e-cigarettes are no safer than smoking tobacco. The subject of Knapton’s piece, published Tuesday with the headline “E-cigarettes are no safer than smoking tobacco, scientists warn,” was a study conducted by a research team at the […]

Atlanta airport the busiest in the world

Atlanta airport the busiest in the world

By SoAzNewsX If you’ve ever flown into Hartsfield-Jackson Interntational Airport in Atlanta, you’ve probably thought to yourself that it was one busy place. Busier than O’Hare in Chicago, busier than Dallas, and even busier than LAX. Well, Hartsfield-Jackson is now officially the world’s busiest airport as it as served more than 100 million passengers in […]

Eric Peters: 2016 Jeep Cherokee new car review

Eric Peters: 2016 Jeep Cherokee new car review

By Eric Peters One of the reasons for the popularity of crossover SUVs is that there are so many crossover SUVsalready out there. If you’re one of the few who’s still driving a car, you probably feel surrounded – and invisible. You’re down low – they’re up high. You can’t see. They can. Buying a […]

BOOK REVIEW: The Triumph of William McKinley

BOOK REVIEW: The Triumph of William McKinley

THE TRIUMPH OF WILLIAM MCKINLEY: WHY THE ELECTION OF 1896 STILL MATTERS By Karl Rove Simon & Schuster, $32.50, 483 pages At hand is a three-fer of a book: an account of the silver versus gold turmoil that gripped the United States near the turn of the 20th century; an incisive look at what veteran […]

Bob Garver: “Daddy’s Home” movie review

Bob Garver: “Daddy’s Home” movie review

By Bob Garver The latter half of 2015 brings us two new releases that easily have the potential to be the most annoying films of the year. They are “Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip” and “Daddy’s Home.” After enduring Will Ferrell’s performance in “Daddy’s Home,” I think I might have been better off […]

The force of meteoroid strikes on the lunar exosphere

The force of meteoroid strikes on the lunar exosphere

The lunar exosphere – the thin layer of gas surrounding the moon that’s one 25-trillionth the density of Earth’s atmosphere – is impacted by many things. Physical processes such as meteoroid stream impacts, the bombardment of helium and hydrogen particles from the sun, thermal absorption, and space weathering constantly modify the moon’s surface as they […]

All about New Year’s Eve

All about New Year’s Eve

By SoAzNewsX The final travel activity for 2015 is how and where to spend New Year’s Eve and ring in 2016. Travel Pulse highlights five things you may not have known about Dec. 31:   1. The top three places in the U.S. to visit and celebrate New Year’s Eve are Las Vegas, Disney World, […]

Eric Peters: New car review: 2016 Nissan Altima new car review

Eric Peters: New car review: 2016 Nissan Altima new car review

By Eric Peters There is just one thing missing – but maybe it doesn’t matter anymore. A manual transmission. This is, after all, supposed to be a sport sedan. But then, the Youth no longer care much, if at all, about shifting for themselves. Most don’t even knowhow. The manual transmission is therefore going the […]

Bob Garver: “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” movie review

Bob Garver: “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” movie review

By Bob Garver George Lucas always intended “Star Wars” to be nine-part series. Episodes IV-VI came out in the 70’s and 80’s. The poorly-received Episodes I-III are a decade old. Now we’re kicking off the final trilogy with the J.J. Abrams-directed Episode VII, “The Force Awakens.” We spend the first hour or so getting to […]

Cosmic wonders: What spawned the Jellyfish nebula?

Cosmic wonders: What spawned the Jellyfish nebula?

NASA The Jellyfish Nebula (IC 443) is the remnant of a supernova located 5,000 light years from Earth. New Chandra observations show that the explosion that created the Jellyfish Nebula may have also formed a peculiar object located on the southern edge of the remnant, called CXOU J061705.3+222127, or J0617 for short. The object is […]