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My uncle, the astronaut

As NASA’s Space Shuttle program winds down to a close this November after 33 years and 134 launches, I was lucky enough to catch the 132nd launch this past Friday, which was also the final flight of Atlantis, one of three remaining operational orbiting v
Found in Space
By CHRISTINE ATTURIO  |  May 21, 2010

My Family Vacation


 Epic poster by NASA.... Three weeks ago,  30+ members of my family headed to Cape Ca...
By Christine Atturio  |  December 04, 2008
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Wikipedia rules

The ancient Library at Alexandria, once the largest on Earth, housed perhaps 500,000 volumes.
Wikipedia doubled its number of articles in just 18 months. But who are the “Wikipediots” writing them? And why do they do it?
By MIKE MILIARD  |  December 12, 2007

The highway kind

For critics of government excess, the Maine Turnpike Authority is a big target. You can even see it from outer space.
Politics and other mistakes
By AL DIAMON  |  October 17, 2007

The man who wasn’t there

Imagine you’re a Republican candidate for Congress in Maine’s 1st District whose name isn’t Charlie Summers.
Politics and other mistakes
By AL DIAMON  |  July 18, 2007
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Right-click to learn

As membership grows exponentially on Second Life , the academic world’s forward-thinking minds are seeing new opportunities for the virtual campus.
Second Life offers students a virtually real education
By KATE COHEN  |  August 17, 2006


Stars are blind

Astronauts aboard the International Space Station have confirmed they can see Christian Potholm’s giant ego.
Politics and other mistakes
By AL DIAMON  |  August 09, 2006