XorNand writes: On a chilly January morning 24 years ago, Corydon optometrist Jack Moss raised his new video camera to the sky over central Florida and captured one of the darkest moments in American space exploration – the explosion of the shuttle Challenger.
XorNand writes: The BBC is reporting that eBay has said it plans to overhaul its feedback system and will ban sellers from leaving negative comments about buyers. The auction site said problems were occurring, and slowing down trade, when buyers left negative comments about sellers who then retaliated with their own views.
XorNand writes: "According to the Seattle Post-Intelligencer, Don Herbert, who as television's "Mr. Wizard" introduced generations of young viewers to the joys of science, died Tuesday. He was 89. Herbert, who had bone cancer, died at his suburban Bell Canyon home, said his son-in-law, Tom Nikosey."
XorNand writes: With the rise of the Webmaster coinciding with the explosive growth of the web, everyone predicated the birth of a new, well paying, and in-demand profession. Yet in 2007, this person has somehow vanished; even the term is scarcely mentioned. What happened? A decade later I'm left wondering "Who killed the Webmaster?"
XorNand writes: "We've been together for about five years now. I've had a lot of good times and I've really enjoyed being with you. However, the more we work together, the more concerned I get about our future. I'm sorry, but you don't have the elegance that inspires me to want marry you. I think it's time we broke up."