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Australian Adventurer Illustrates Flying's Glorious Contradictions

Christine Negroni | Posted 09.16.2014 | Books
Christine Negroni

The role of adventurers in aviation was very much on my mind while reading Dick Smith's thrill-a-page book, The Earth Beneath Me, the story of his solo helicopter flight from Fort Worth, Texas to Sydney, Australia in 1982.

What Matters This Week: Russia Burns While Electric Cars Sizzle

David Ferris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
David Ferris

We explore what works and what sucks in the business of saving the planet. News from the Northern Hemisphere is grim.

Rockefeller Center, Grand Central Were Other Terror Targets: Official

AP | TOM HAYS and ADAM GOLDMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — While sequestered in a New York hotel room, the Times Square bomb suspect revealed he had thought about targeting other landmarks and...

White House Presidential Helicopter Data Found On Iranian Computer

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Potentially sensitive engineering documents about the U.S. presidential helicopter were found on a computer in Iran after they were inadvertently disc...

Cybersecurity: Why The Hell Was Secret White House Helicopter Data Found On A Computer In Iran?

Stuart Whatley | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Stuart Whatley

It is a case of perverse but predictable irony that the first administration to truly harness the Internet's full power likewise faces the greatest threat from it.