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An Update In The Story Of Ann Colomb

Radley Balko | Posted 09.04.2013 | Politics

Back in 2008, I wrote a long piece for Reason magazine about the Colombs, a black, working class family in Church Point, Louisiana. The Colombs' story...

Final Shuttle Landing Brings Memories of Apollo Astronauts

James M. Clash | Posted 09.16.2011 | Technology
James M. Clash

"As I stepped up onto the ladder, I looked back at Earth in all its splendor -- I call it sitting on God's front porch looking home -- then down at my last footprint and realized, 'Hey, I'm not coming this way again.'"

Is NASA Spacing Out?

Bill Chameides | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Bill Chameides

Today is the 40th anniversary of the first lunar walk, and, not counting the late Michael Jackson, it's been almost that long since the last moonwalk. Is it time to do it again?