(Not So) Sweet 16

A Pennsylvania girl’s Sweet 16 party was ruined after her celebration was showered with poop, apparently dumped from a passing airplane.  Jacinda Cambray and 40 guests were partying in her family’s backyard when the brown liquid began raining down.  “We’d just gotten done with the cake, thank God,” said Cambray’s sister, Kristie Rogy.  “Because within two minutes something fell from […]

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ASTEROID MAPPING

Amateur astronomers can now put their observations to good use through the new Asteroid Data Hunter app.  The software, which works on almost any Windows or Mac computer, is a collaborative effort between NASA and Planetary Resources, a company that hopes to mine asteroids for their mineral wealth.  NASA is interested in asteroids because of potential threats to Earth.  App […]

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Shooting His Computer

A Colorado man was given a ticket by police this week for shooting his balky computer eight times and “killing” it.  Police say Lucas Hinch, 37, had become “fed up with fighting his computer for the last several months,” so he took it outside and repeatedly blasted it with a handgun.  Hinch said he didn’t realize he was breaking the […]

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Joining Jihadist Groups

Young Muslims are still flocking to radical jihadist groups in record numbers. A United Nations study found that at least 25,000 people from more than 100 nations have left home to join the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria and other radical groups. The number of foreign terrorist fighters worldwide increased by 71 percent from mid-2014 to March 2015.

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