With the launch of STS-135 today, the US Space Shuttle program will end with a whimper. To celebrate the shuttles' service to both our nation and the sciences, the NASA Space Shuttle Manual by David Baker discusses the launch of the very first, Columbia.
You can't go wrong when you mix long exposure photography with a moving object. It's even better when you have control over that moving object and use it to do some light painting.
It's only natural that a criminal who's banned from using the Internet is going to log on the first chance they get. But if you're going to violate probation, you probably shouldn't do so in public. Next to a sheriff.
Swinging bathroom mirrors can bash your face in and spray blood everywhere, making the morning cleanup worse than just whiskers. The Uplift floats upward and has six powered outlets, plus a TV mount. [Robern]
A New York judge who jailed all 46 people in his courtroom after someone's mobile phone went off has lost his job. The chairman of the State Commission on Judicial Conduct has recommended that Judge Robert Restaino be removed from the bench, three years after the incident, which was described as "two hours of…