World's Largest Vacuum Chamber Can Swallow Lesser Vacuum Chambers

The Space Environment Simulation Lab is a big vacuum chamber. Like, "able to swallow a Space Shuttle" big. Impressive, sure, but NASA's Space Power Facility is an even bigger one. Like "can accommodate the entirety of the SESL with room to spare" sort of bigger. » 5/29/12 4:20pm 5/29/12 4:20pm

Buckminster Fuller's Largest Dome Is Now a National Historic Place

Buckminster Fuller only designed about a dozen of domed structures to begin with, and many have either been torn down in lieu of new construction or simply left to rot. But not the dome at Materials Park in Ohio, it just received a $7 million facelift and is now listed on the National Register of Historic Places… » 11/12/11 2:20am 11/12/11 2:20am

Ohio Sues E-Voting Machine Maker But Keeps Same Crappy E-Voting…

Ohio Secretary of State Jennifer Brunner is suing e-voting machine maker Diebold, now known as Premier Election Solutions » 8/12/08 7:40pm 8/12/08 7:40pm, seeking damages for the mess the malfunctioning machines caused in the super swing state in 2004 and 2006—the same machines which will, frighteningly enough, to gather and/or misplace Ohio votes…