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10 Reasons Why Not to Wear a Bikini

Diana Fasanella | Posted 08.05.2014 | Comedy
Diana Fasanella

It's a Boomer. The bikini officially turned 68 this month. I was shocked, to say the least, to learn that the once fashion essential -- the little black dress -- of my Florida wardrobe was as old as ... well, dirt.

23 Reasons Florida (Yes, Florida) Is Quite Possibly The Best State In America

The Huffington Post | Renee Jacques | Posted 03.28.2014 | Business

What's the first thing that comes to mind when you think of Florida? The state certainly has its fair share of madness -- there's the Miami cannibal a...

Cape's Peaple

Chantel Tattoli | Posted 10.12.2013 | Green
Chantel Tattoli

The end of NASA's shuttle space program two years ago left a touristic void in Cape Canaveral, Fla., when hundreds of thousands of people stopped trav...

WATCH: Our Solar System's Trailing Tail Revealed

AP | MARCIA DUNN | Posted 07.11.2013 | Science

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- NASA can prove it now. Our solar system has a tail, just like comets. Scientists revealed images Wednesday showing the tail e...

Space Agency Launches New Satellite

AP | MARCIA DUNN | Posted 01.31.2013 | Science

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- NASA launched a new communication satellite Wednesday to stay in touch with its space station astronauts and relay more Hubble...

Skydiver Attempts To Break Sound Barrier In Free Fall

AP | MARCIA DUNN | Posted 12.01.2012 | Weird News

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- His blood could boil. His lungs could overinflate. The vessels in his brain could burst. His eyes could hemorrhage. And, yes,...

SpaceX Rocket Blasts Off On Historic Trip To International Space Station

Posted 05.22.2012 | Science

The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket blasted off from Cape Canaveral early Tuesday morning. The 3:44 a.m. launch followed numerous technical delays, includin...

SpaceX Fixes Glitch That Grounded Rocket As New Launch Window Approaches

Posted 05.21.2012 | Science

By: Clara Moskowitz Published: 05/20/2012 10:19 AM EDT on SPACE.com CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — SpaceX engineers have replaced a faulty engine valv...

SpaceX Identifies Cause Of Aborted Launch

Posted 05.20.2012 | Science

By: Clara Moskowitz Published: 05/19/2012 08:01 AM EDT on SPACE.com This story was updated at 6:15 p.m. EDT. CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — A failed...

New Launch Date Set For Historic SpaceX Mission

Posted 05.14.2012 | Science

After a series of delays, the long-awaited SpaceX-ISS mission is now scheduled for May 19. If all goes according to plan, the first privately fund...

WATCH: NASA's Oldest Shuttle Makes Final Takeoff

AP | By SETH BORENSTEIN | Posted 06.17.2012 | Science

WASHINGTON -- The space shuttle Discovery soared over the Washington Monument, the White House and the Capitol in a high-flying salute to the nation's...

Suit: Cruise's Strip Search Of Underaged Girl Went WAY Too Far

Posted 04.04.2012 | Miami

A teenage girl is suing Carnival Cruise Lines in Miami's federal court, accusing employees of having conducted an aggressive strip and cavity search w...

Launchpad For Lease: NASA Renting Out Space To Cope With Budget Woes

Posted 02.22.2012 | Business

Looking for an awesome place to throw a party? Look no further than a space shuttle launch pad at Kennedy Space Center. Part of the iconic NASA fa...

Retired Space Shuttle To Get $100 Million Home

AP | MARCIA DUNN | Posted 03.19.2012 | Science

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — NASA's retired space shuttle Atlantis is a step closer to completing its final journey. The Kennedy Space Center Visitor...

Science Serving Society

Jean-Lou Chameau | Posted 03.05.2012 | Science
Jean-Lou Chameau

The excitement engendered by exploration, innovation and science is tremendous -- and rarely quite as evident as when a rocket launches, bound for another planet.

WATCH: NASA Launches World's Biggest Extraterrestrial Explorer

AP | MARCIA DUNN | Posted 01.26.2012 | Technology

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — A rover of "monster truck" proportions zoomed toward Mars on an 8 1/2-month, 354 million-mile journey Saturday, the bigge...

End Of An Era: Space Shuttle Makes Historic Final Landing

AP | By MARCIA DUNN | Posted 09.20.2011 | Technology

See video of Atlantis' landing below. Click here for photos of the touchdown. (AP, By MARCIA DUNN) CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- Atlantis and four astronau...

Lee Speigel

Astronaut's Bittersweet Memories Of Space Shuttle Program

HuffingtonPost.com | Lee Speigel | Posted 09.06.2011 | Technology

The space shuttle Atlantis lifted off and disappeared into the sky Friday, and with it went NASA's longest running space travel program. The final ...

Space Shuttle Endeavour Makes Historic Final Return to Earth

AP | MARCIA DUNN | Posted 08.01.2011 | Technology

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — NASA's 30-year shuttle program inched closer to the end Wednesday, wrapping up its second-to-last mission and moving Atla...

NASA Reveals Final Stop For Space Shuttle

AP | MIKE SCHNEIDER | Posted 06.13.2011 | Technology

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- On a memorable day in space history, NASA began its goodbyes to the shuttle program Tuesday, announcing the aged spacecraft wi...

Jupiter Making Closest Approach To Earth In Nearly 50 Years

AP | MARCIA DUNN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Better catch Jupiter next week in the night sky. It won't be that big or bright again until 2022. Jupiter will pass 368 m...

Advanced Military Satellite Launches into Orbit

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — An Atlas 5 rocket carrying a national security communications satellite is in orbit after an early morning launch. The r...

Obama: NASA Still Has Space Adventures Ahead

AP | SETH BORENSTEIN and ERICA WERNER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — President Barack Obama boldly predicted Thursday his new plans for space exploration would lead American astronauts on hi...

SDO Launch DELAYED: NASA To Try Solar Dynamics Observatory Launch Again Thursday

Huffington Post/AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

UPDATE: The Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) launch was successfully completed. The Associated Press reports: The most advanced solar observator...

Discovery Launch Called Off, NASA To Try Again

AP | MARCIA DUNN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — NASA called off the launch of space shuttle Discovery for a second time Tuesday after a critical fuel valve failed to wor...