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Maker Lab Teaches Rockets, Circuits, and Soldering

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 07.21.2012 | Home
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

Originally published on, the premier source for youth generated news throughout the globe. By: Youth Radio Bicycle pump-powered rock...

TOMORROW: Five Rocket Launches To Light Up Evening Skies

Posted 03.17.2012 | Science

By: Mike Wall Published: 03/16/2012 03:21 PM EDT on This story was updated at 3:57 p.m. EDT. After a four-day delay, NASA is planning...

TONIGHT: Rare Rocket Barrage To Delight Skywatchers On Coast

Posted 03.14.2012 | Science

By: Mike Wall Published: 03/13/2012 02:55 PM EDT on NASA will launch five rockets in five minutes Wednesday (March 14) to study fast-m...

Israel's South Surviving Next Round of Gaza Rocket Fire

Anav Silverman | Posted 05.13.2012 | World
Anav Silverman

More than 200 rockets have been fired at Israel's southern urban areas since Friday afternoon, following Israel's killing of the leader of the hardline Popular Resistance Committee (PRC), the terrorist group behind the kidnapping of Gilad Shalit.

A United Vision for Space

Rick Tumlinson | Posted 05.02.2012 | Science
Rick Tumlinson

It is time to declare that the goal of the United States in space is the settlement of the solar system, from low Earth orbit to the Moon and Mars.

Slam Dunk Contest Dunkers Revealed

Posted 02.23.2012 | Sports

Blake Griffin will apparently not be defending his Slam Dunk Contest title. According to ESPN's Marc Stein and Tim MacMahon, the four contestants at t...

WATCH: NBA's Highlights Of The Night

Posted 02.10.2012 | Sports

Thanks to Russell Westbrook, we can add yet another epic moment to the catalog of fantastic play-by-play calls by Kevin Harlan. On Thursday night, the...

NBA Plays Of The Night

Posted 02.09.2012 | Sports

The Jeremy Lin show continued on Wednesday night as the 23-year-old lifted the Knicks over the Wizards with 23 points and a career-high 10 assists, ma...

Tiny Rockets Use Bubble Power to Zoom Through Gut

Posted 02.09.2012 | Science

By: InnovationNewsDaily Staff Published: 02/08/2012 08:06 PM EST on InnovationNewsDaily Perhaps a certain magical school bus could have gotten a...

Space Station Scrambles To Dodge Space Junk

Posted 05.08.2012 | Science

By: Tariq Malik Published: 01/29/2012 01:31 PM EST on The International Space Station fired its thrusters Saturday (Jan. 28)...

Why Space?

Rick Tumlinson | Posted 03.07.2012 | Science
Rick Tumlinson

We who are only a blink of an eye beyond the discovery of fire can wonder "Why space?" or even "Why are we here?" To those of us who know, it is obvious: We are here... to go there.

LOB CITY! Clippers Rout Rockets With Flurry Of Alley-Oops

Posted 01.05.2012 | Sports

Despite having played in the same building against the Lakers just a night earlier, the Houston Rockets could have been forgiven last night for losing...

Israel's Most Fortified City Celebrates Hanukkah

Anav Silverman | Posted 02.26.2012 | World
Anav Silverman

A menorah made of Qassam rockets fired at Sderot is about to be lit as the rain stops. The rocket menorah has come to symbolize the city's own Hanukkah miracle -- one where the resilience and faith of a community can overcome difficult times.

Afghanistan: Robin Hood and the Sheriff of Nottingham II

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 12.13.2011 | Politics
Reese Schonfeld

Two years ago, I contributed a piece, "Afghanistan: Robin Hood and the Sheriff of Nottingham," to the Huffington Post. This week, I saw a news clip o...

NewSpace to the Rescue for the Space Station

Rick Tumlinson | Posted 10.28.2011 | Technology
Rick Tumlinson

It is absurd that more then 50 years into the age of human spaceflight, the entire world depends on one launch system to get people to and from space.

I'm With Stupid: Running Out of Space to Put All Our Junk

Todd Hartley | Posted 10.12.2011 | Comedy
Todd Hartley

Way to go, people: We've done it again. Give ourselves a hand! We morons have gone and done something I would have sworn was impossible. We weren't c...


Posted 09.07.2011 | Sports

Yao Ming has decided to retire after eight seasons in the NBA, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports. The Houston Rockets star center r...

Tips for NASA: Houston, You Have a Problem

John Bobey | Posted 07.26.2011 | Comedy
John Bobey

You shot yourself in the foot by calling them Space Shuttles. "Shuttles" don't boldly go where no man has gone before, they go to Chicago, and occasionally bring you from Parking Lot T to the front entrance of the State Fair.

A Letter to Progressive U.S. Jews: These Are Your People

Bradley Burston | Posted 06.14.2011 | World
Bradley Burston

There is much more that our people, progressive American Jews, can and should do to demonstrate humanist concern on this side of the border.

HALO: Clearing Mines and Saving Lives

The Huffington Post | Yepoka Yeebo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Helen Gray remembers a field of 30,000 mines that ran straight through a village in Mozambique in south east Africa. Some of the homes were on one sid...

Teaching During Terror: Bombing Shakes Israel's Capital

Anav Silverman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Anav Silverman

We Jerusalem teachers continue on regularly with lessons, as terror continues to strike at southern Israel. The transition from relative quiet to unrest can engulf cities in different parts of this country within a day.

Ladies and Gentlemen, Start Your Rocket Engines

Peter Diamandis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Peter Diamandis

My colleagues at the X PRIZE Foundation recently announced the official roster of 29 teams competing to send a robot to the moon. The moon is almost within our grasp already.

Broadcaster Struggles To Stay Awake During NBA Game

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Even though the Philadelphia 76ers were beating the Houston Rockets 50-45 in the second quarter on Wednesday night, local Sixers broadcaster Eric Snow...

The Role of Government in a New American Space Agenda

Rick Tumlinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Rick Tumlinson

Although it was government that led the first wave over the barricades of gravity, it is now the people who are taking on the work, and all hands are needed.

NBA Team Suspends 6th Man

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

In the middle of the fourth quarter of Houston's win over Memphis on Saturday night, Rockets coach Rick Adelman took backup guard Aaron Brooks out of ...