Iraqi insurgents intercepted drone feeds using widely available software

Saturday, December 19, 2009 United States defense officials acknowledged that Iraqi insurgents successfully intercepted live video feeds from U.S. MQ-1 Predator unmanned aerial vehicles with widely available software. The story broke on Thursday in the Wall Street Journal with a defense official, anonymously, informing them it is an old problem, which has already been fixed. […]

Car crash enrages bees

Friday, August 4, 2006 A 16 year old girl has crashed her car into a hollow tree stirring up the fury of a swarm of bees ten miles (16km) south of Fort Wayne, Indiana. Ten people including the girl received treatment at a hospital. Jacqueline Cossairt’s SUV crashed into the tree after she lost control […]

On the campaign trail, July 2012

Sunday, August 5, 2012 The following is the ninth in a monthly series chronicling the U.S. 2012 presidential election. It features original material compiled throughout the previous month after a brief mention of some of the month’s biggest stories. In this month’s edition on the campaign trail: the rules of third party candidate polling are […]

US carrier Delta Air Lines cuts jobs, sells planes

Wednesday, September 7, 2005 The United States’ third-largest airline operator, Delta Air Lines, will cut 1,000 jobs due to a planned service reduction at their Cincinnati hub. The carrier also announced they will sell 11 of their Boeing 767-200 planes to an air-cargo company, ABX Air Inc., since they are the least fuel-efficient aircraft in […]

Michigan coaching icon Bo Schembechler dies

Thursday, November 23, 2006 Renowned University of Michigan college football coach Bo Schembechler, died Friday at the age of 77. Schembechler collapsed at the studios of WXYZ-TV after taping a TV show on the eve of the Wolverines’ No. 1 vs. No. 2 showdown with perennial rival Ohio State. He was taken by ambulance to […]