"Today’s scheduled launching of the space shuttle Atlantis was scrubbed with less than an hour left in the countdown because of a faulty sensor in the huge external fuel tank.
NASA will drain the liquid hydrogen and oxygen from the tank and try to fix the problem in time...
"Angstrom Power Inc. is a Canadian company develops and commercializes micro-structured fuel cells for a wide variety of applications. They currently offer such products as the pictured bike light, a standard micro-flashlight, and a general purpose charger. """Angstrom's...
"I want you to know that your government has no information which it
has any thought of withholding from you.... You are, I believe, the
most enlightened and best informed people in all the world." President Franklin D. Roosevelt. September 1939.
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June 8, 2001 :: It doesn't matter how many times you prove it. Wait
five years and you have to prove it all over again. Take Pearl Harbor.
The fact that FDR knew the Japanese were going to attack is something
that should now be solid American history.
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June 6, 2001::Robert Ogg had been in Naval Intelligence during the war.
Ogg had detected the presence of a Japanese task force working its way
toward Pearl Harbor in December, 1941. The Japanese force had been
under radio silence. But the silence had been broken on a number...
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A code clerk at the U.S. embassy in London discovered secret dispatches
between Roosevelt and Churchill. These revealed that FDR, despite
contrary campaign promises, was determined to engage America in the
war. He smuggled some of the documents out of the embassy, hoping...
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"When the Japanese attack hit Pearl Harbor, the targets they found were
older relics from a bygone age; the 21 modern ships of the Pacific
fleet, including the two carriers, were safely out of harm's way."
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"Robert Stinnett, who served in the U.S. Navy with distinction during
World War II, examines recently declassified American documents and
concludes that, far more than merely knowing of the Japanese plan to
bomb Pearl Harbor, Roosevelt deliberately steered Japan into war...
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" Sara Goudarzi LiveScience Staff Writer LiveScience.com 2 hours, 50 minutes ago The largest unmanned aircraft to rely solely on hydrogen fuel has flown successfully during tests. The plane, with a 22-foot-wingspan, is powered by a fuel-cell system that generates...
" DETROIT - Fuel economy is about even with reliability as the top factors that people consider when buying a vehicle, according to a nationwide poll taken for Consumer Reports magazine. The telephone survey, taken Aug. 3-7 as gasoline prices remained around $3 per gallon,...
" By Randy Fabi 16 minutes ago LONDON (Reuters) - Oil fell sharply on Thursday to its lowest price in nearly two months after ample U.S. fuel stockpiles eased investor fears of supply shortages as the U.S. summer driving season drawing to a close. Although prices have fallen...
"As Israel continues the bombing campaign that has turned parts of Lebanon into rubble, environmentalists are warning of widespread and lasting damage.Spilled and burning oil, along with forest fires, toxic waste...
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" BAGHDAD, Iraq - Under a scorching sun, Baghdad taxi driver Sameer Abdul Razzaq wraps a wet towel around his head and waits for gasoline in a line stretching a mile. "I've been here since 6 a.m.," he said Sunday. "If I'm lucky, I'll get to the end of the line by sunset. I...
"The Israeli bombing of a Lebanese power plant has triggered the Mediterranean's worst ever environmental catastrophe, with up to 30,000 tons of heavy fuel oil spewing out into the sea and the sludge-covered...