Wednesday, 23 October 2013

News from Around the World (23/10)

9 Most Vandalized Landmarks - Good or bad, you decide.

Lying for Financial Gain - This results might surprise you, I think maybe the data needs to be examined at more carefully.

Giant Asteroid Won’t Hit The Earth In 2032 .... Probably - “To put it another way, that puts the current probability of no impact in 2032 at about 99.998 percent,” said Don Yeomans, the Spaceguard manager at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena.

The ban of 'Q' - And while it’s true that the letter Q was outlawed for 85 years, from 1928 until last month, the reason for the ban had little to do with aesthetic bias or onomastic whim.

Strange Laws of USA - If you're thinking of going down to USA any time soon, do read this first. You do not want to break the law unknowingly.