In the 2008 movie “Iron Man,” the main character becomes a superhero after building a suit of armor with an exoskeleton that gives him incredible strength. Continue reading Special Operations Forces May Get ‘Iron Man’ Suit
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American billionaire Steve Cohen ‘furious’ over $100m penthouse ‘no one wants’
The hedge fund titan is struggling to find a buyer for his Manhattan duplex.
Sometimes, a hedge fund billionaire just can’t catch a break. Just ask Steve Cohen. Continue reading American billionaire Steve Cohen ‘furious’ over $100m penthouse ‘no one wants’
Robotic Arm Aims to ‘Repay Some of the Debt’ to Wounded Warriors
A robotic arm commissioned by the U.S. Department of Defense to “repay some of the debt” owed to wounded military service members has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration eight years after its inception. Continue reading Robotic Arm Aims to ‘Repay Some of the Debt’ to Wounded Warriors
Arkansas Plans to Appeal Same-Sex Marriage Ruling
The state’s top lawyer will ask the Arkansas Supreme Court to review a lower court’s decision to overturn a 2004 constitutional amendment banning gay marriage. Continue reading Arkansas Plans to Appeal Same-Sex Marriage Ruling
Study measuring college value prizes engagement over elite
Job placement and income have traditionally been key yardsticks for assessing the value of a college education. But a Gallup-Purdue survey of more than 30,000 graduates in all 50 states focuses on whether graduates have had a good life in terms of well-being, satisfaction and career engagement. Judy Woodruff talks to Mitch Daniels, president of Purdue University, a partner in the study.
Michelle Obama Joins #BringBackOurGirls Movement on Twitter
Michelle Obama Joins #BringBackOurGirls Movement on Twitter – Executive Salad.
Incredible ‘fire tornado’ phenomenon snapped by Instagram user
This is the moment a twisting column of fire shot into the sky after a Missouri farmer set his field alight. Continue reading Incredible ‘fire tornado’ phenomenon snapped by Instagram user
Why It Took Target CEO 6 Months to Resign After Embarrassing Data Breach
Target CEO Gregg Steinhafel’s resignation today signals an end to six months of corporate navel-gazing since the retailer’s huge data breach and clears the way for some major overhaul, according to Ken Perkins, equity analyst with Morningstar.
Circus Audience Initially Thought Accident Was Part of the Act
Authorities are trying to determine what caused a support frame to collapse during an aerial hair-hanging stunt during a circus performance Sunday, sending eight acrobats crashing to the ground.
President Obama Ribs Press at Correspondents’ Dinner
President Obama ribbed the press a little more than usual at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner Saturday.