Criminal Charges Loom For Balloon Boy Hoax Mastermind Richard Heene

Karma's a bunch of hooey, but in cases like this I can understand the appeal: Richard Heene, the arrogant, self-centered con artist behind the "Balloon Boy" hoax, is about to be charged with a crime. Updated. » 10/18/09 11:00am 10/18/09 11:00am

NASA Mistakes Star Wars for Reality, to Launch Lightsaber Into Space

Now the US space program has really jumped the shark. The Space Shuttle Discovery will carry into space Luke Skywalker's lightsaber, a prop used in Star Wars. The entire journey of this movie prop will be accompanied with crazy fanfare—from prop shop to space and back—all in celebration of the 30th anniversary of the… » 8/28/07 3:20pm 8/28/07 3:20pm