Australia, US launch ‘needle in haystack’ plane search

Australia, US launch ‘needle in haystack’ plane search

SYDNEY  (AFP) – Australian and American authorities said Tuesday they had begun searching 600,000 square kilometers (230,000 square miles) of the remote Indian Ocean for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, and conceded it was like looking for a needle in a haystack. The Malaysian government has revealed it believes the jet was deliberately diverted and […]

21.03.2014 · Filled under: World News ·
‘Under the Dome’ to return June 30, ‘Extant’ to premiere days later

‘Under the Dome’ to return June 30, ‘Extant’ to premiere days later

(Relaxnews) – At the TCA Press Tour, CBS announced that its new sci-fi thriller “Extant” will air on July 2, a few days after the Season Two premiere of “Under the Dome.” Both shows are produced by Steven Spielberg. Last September 16, “Under the Dome” ended its first season with a terrible cliffhanger. CBS will […]

18.01.2014 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Trailer: Kevin Costner forced into action in ’3 Days to Kill’

Trailer: Kevin Costner forced into action in ’3 Days to Kill’

(Relaxnews) – The Hollywood star plays a dying secret agent in this action thriller, produced and written by French director Luc Besson (“The Fifth Element”). Premiered exclusively on Yahoo!Movies, the first trailer for “3 Days to Kill” reveals a fast-paced action thriller with undertones of family drama. Kevin Costner stars as Ethan Runner, a retired secret […]

18.12.2013 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Online, Videos ·
ISS crew returns to Earth with Olympic torch

ISS crew returns to Earth with Olympic torch

(MOSCOW-AFP) – Three astronauts returned to Earth on Monday after a 166-day mission, bringing the Olympic torch back from the International Space Station after a historic space walk. The trip completed the most ambitious leg of Russia’s unparallelled torch relay in the run-up to the Winter Olympic Games in Sochi in February. The Soyuz capsule […]

World’s largest all-solar-powered boat shines in NYC

World’s largest all-solar-powered boat shines in NYC

(NEW YORK-AFP) – The world’s largest fully solar-powered boat, “Turanor PlanetSolar,” docked in New York on Tuesday during a mission to study the effects of climate change on the Gulf Stream current. Sponsored in part by the Swiss government, the 35-meter (115-foot) catamaran is crowned with solar panels that retract in port but open like […]

20.06.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Environment, Science & Technology ·
Apply to move to outer space as Mars One opens for applications

Apply to move to outer space as Mars One opens for applications

(Relaxnews) – The Mars One project is now accepting video applications from members of the public who wish to leave Earth, never to return, and be among the first people to start life on another planet. The Dutch Space travel company, which is headed by businessman Bas Lansdorp and is behind the Mars One project, […]

24.04.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Science & Technology, Videos ·