Two Secret Service officers were injured on Tuesday after a gun held by another Secret Service officer accidentally fired inside the White House gate, according to a spokesman, Darrin Blackford.
In a recent study, mathematician George Sparling of the University of Pittsburgh examines a fundamental question pondered since the time of Pythagoras, and still vexing scientists today: what is the nature of space and time? After analyzing different perspectives, Sparling offers an alternative idea: space-time may have six dimensions, with the extra two ...
The college student responsible for yesterday's Virginia Tech slaughter was referred last year to counseling after professors became concerned about the violent nature of his writings, as evidenced in a one-act play obtained by The Smoking Gun.
The mechanism at work here is known as "śmotion binding". When the edges of the diamond are covered by occluders with the same colour as the background (here, white) there is no information on the vertices of the square.
This year, as every year, TechnologyReview.com presents the ten technologies that they find most exciting - and most likely to alter industries, fields of research, and even the way we live.
Google CEO Eric Schmidt has confirmed there will be a presentation layer for Google Docs & Spreadsheets. While Google has web-based applications for word processing and spreadsheet management, the addition of a Power Point-style presentation application could be the final step in turning Google's online office suite into a serious Microsoft Offic...
Saturday Night Live Skit where people get shot and dramatically die. Guy writes a letter to his sister and it's all downhill from there...
Two very important legal cases are wending their way through the courts on this anniversary. The criminal case addresses the now publicly documented payoffs of the state's key witness in the murder trials.
Service to the nation is both a responsibility and an honor for every citizen presented with the opportunity. This is especially true in times of war and crisis. Today, because of the war in Iraq, this nation is in a crisis of confidence and is confused about its foreign policy direction, especially in the Middle East.
Just days before Monday's 111th running of the Boston Marathon, Lieberman presented his theories of the importance of running to ancestral humans to explain why we're the only species that voluntarily runs extraordinarily long distances, such as the 26.2 miles in the marathon.