To Kindle or Not to Kindle

August 31, 2011 0

There is an interesting debate going on in the world of consumer literature these days, and it’s not about what to read or not read, but instead it’s about how to do it. To Kindle, or not to Kindle, that is the question. Proponents say it encourages greater readership among reluctant consumers and entices younger readers into the vast world of literature. This is a major accomplishment and diverts the amount of attention that has been focused on electronic games. Meanwhile, Kindles, other electronic devices and e-books also offer larger numbers of writers the opportunity to have their works read and purchases.… Read the rest

Space Shuttle Tribute by Vizme Space

July 8, 2011 1

With the launch of the final space shuttle today, Vizme Space has put together a Space Shuttle Tribute. Watch and enjoy!!

This tribute allows you to explore the history of the shuttle program, learn about its many achievements, and appreciate the complexity of this monumental scientific and technical endeavor.

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Microsoft Launch New Digital Magazine

June 25, 2011 1

Microsoft has come out with a new online magazine Publicyte which is to be used  to promote its public sector initiatives.  The new magazine is led by Mark Drapeau, editor and chief.

Drapeau is hoping to make Publicyte, the digital magazine, “a great source of creative thought leadership on technology and innovation for different public sector verticals” such as government, education and health care. “We want to present Microsoft in a new light to influential people in the public and civic sectors and through the media that covers it.”

As well as Drapeau, the magazine will incorporate articles by other writers from Microsoft as well as contributions from writers out with the company. … Read the rest

Who supplies the Space Shuttle Tires?

June 21, 2011 2


Have you ever wondered who makes the tires for the space shuttle? Tires weren’t exactly necessary in the early days of the NASA space program. The first NASA space vehicles such as the Titan II and Saturn V rockets were just that — rockets. After returning from space these rockets would literally fall into the ocean and were retrieved by NASA afterward. When NASA launched the space shuttle program in 1981 it was clear that they were missing the one thing that rockets didn’t need – landing gear. Unlike NASA’s earlier rockets, the Space Shuttles were designed to make a standard airport landing after returning from space.… Read the rest

Shuttle Launch Delayed

May 3, 2011 0

The space shuttle Endeavour launch has been postponed and will not fly before May 8. Friday’s launch was postponed due to technical difficulties.… Read the rest

Lyrid Meteor Shower peaking on april 22nd

April 21, 2011 0

Earth is entering a stream of dusty debris from Comet Thatcher, source of the annual Lyrid meteor shower. Forecasters expect the shower to peak on April 22nd with as many as 20 meteors per hour, although visibility will be reduced by bright moonlight. The best time to look, no matter where you live, is Friday morning during the hours before local dawn. Visit http://spaceweather.com for live meteor counts and more information.… Read the rest

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