Monthly Archives: August 2007

This Star is Dying

Thursday, 16 August 2007 Written by Alexander G. RubioThe comet like tail of the star Mira A is 13 light-years long, or about 20,000 times the average distance of Pluto from the Sun. The tail was discovered by NASA’s Galaxy … Continue reading

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VC guru on the hunt for retail’s next superstars

Retail veteran and Staples founder Tom Stemberg leads a new retailcentric $300M VC fund and he’s looking for some good ideas. By Parija B. Kavilanz, CNNMoney.com senior writer. July 27 2007: 3:11 PM EDT NEW YORK (CNNMoney.com) — Tom Stemberg … Continue reading

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Googling for Campaign Contributions

Five presidential candidates have already made stops at Google headquarters to collect contributions, as tech giving picks up. August 24 2007: 4:03 PM EDT NEW YORK (CNNMoney.com) — Employees of tech firms have stepped up their political donations so far … Continue reading

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Hydrogen

  Purdue researchers "perfecting" new hydrogen-generating technologyPosted Aug 28th 2007 4:50PM by Donald Melanson   Those mad scientists at Purdue University seem to think they have something big on their hands, with them now claiming that they’re "perfecting" a new … Continue reading

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It was Just One of Those Things–Cole Porter

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Big Ben

The London landmark is undergoing maintenance work ahead of its 150th anniversary in 2009. LONDON, England (Reuters) — The "bongs" of London’s Big Ben stopped on Saturday for up to six weeks as the clock’s chimes were shut down for … Continue reading

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Basket Case–Green Day

Do you have the time, To listen to me whine,About nothing and everything all at once?I am one of those,Melodramatic foolsNeurotic to the bone no doubt about it Sometimes I give myself theee creeps,Sometimes my mind plays tricks on me,It … Continue reading

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