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Pee-Power used to generate electricity in socks sans additional power

Urine’s novel use has been found and that is powering a device. A pair of socks has been developed by a team of researchers from University of the West England in Bristol, UK, in which when one walks in forces urine to circulate through integrated tubes towards microbial fuels cells (MFCs)... read more

NASA’s Johnson Space Center successfully tests EM Propulsion Drive in Vacuum

An electromagnetic (EM) propulsion drive has been successfully tested by a group at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in a vacuum. The work has brought a major breakthrough for a multi-year international effort comprising several competing research teams.

NASA Eagleworks – an advanced... read more

Abercrombie & Fitch announces major policy changes

Retailer Abercrombie & Fitch, which operates stores under its namesake brand and Hollister, has declared that it will not take body type or physical attractiveness into account while hiring store associates.

The New Albany, Ohio-based retailer also said allowed its employees to be... read more

One dead after church potluck in Ohio, 23 sick with botulism

At least 20 people have been hospitalized in Central Ohio after a church potluck possibly due to botulism outbreak. The local health officials are investigating the matter in detail as one person has died and 23 others are sick. The officials interviewed the people who attended Sunday potluck at... read more

US Steel will lay off 756 workers

The impact of the recent collapse in global oil prices is now visible as the US Steel Corp. announced that it will idle plants in Ohio and Texas. On these lines, the steel major will lay off 756 workers, thereby making it the one of the first big US industrial casualties.

The reason... read more

Astronomers detect Uranus-like Planet

Astronomers have spotted an ice giant planet circling an alien star. The exoplanet known as OGLE-2008-BLG-092L looks similar to our own solar system's planet Uranus.

The planet is part of a double-star system and is 25,000 light-years away from Earth.

An international research... read more

Pastors Request Federal Government to Crack the Mystery behind Death of John Crawford III

A group of local pastors requested the Federal Government on Sunday night to take lead in the investigation into the death of John Crawford III who was shot dead by a police officer in a Beavercreek Walmart.
Pastors asked the government to release all the surveillance video recordings that... read more

Burger King to relocate its Headquarters to Canada

Sherrod Brown, United States Senator from Ohio, said in a statement on Monday to consumers to boycott the home of the Whopper, after it emerged on Sunday that Burger King is looking forward to buy Tim Hortons. The deal will require Burger King to shift its headquarters to Canada. This will help... read more

Abortion Clinic Stops Performing Surgical Abortions

An abortion clinic that was fighting the state Ohio over a license revocation has decided to stop performing abortions. According to an announcement by clinic officials, the clinic stopped performing surgical operations two days before it was ordered to stop. They also stated that John Kasich,... read more

U.S Airports Planting Tall prairie Grass to Keep Birds away from Runways

Wildlife is usually prone to strike airplanes at airports. When birds and planes collide, the results can be deadly. According to Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), 11,315 wildlife strikes were reported by aircrafts in 2013 and 97% of those involved birds. Between 1988 and 2013, 255 people... read more

Gold & silver worth millions of dollars recovered from SS Central America shipwreck

Deep-sea divers recovered gold and silver worth millions of dollars from SS Central America shipwreck that was found nearly 200 miles off the coast of South Carolina, reminding people of the California Gold Rush.

Newly released court documents revealed that a treasure trove of gold and... read more

Ohio lawmakers clear bill that represents pushback on green energy

Ohio lawmakers on Wednesday passed a bill that would freeze the phasing-in of electricity/power that utilities must purchase from renewable energy sources.

The Ohio House of Representatives cleared the bill by 54-38 votes. It is now expected to be signed into law by Governor John R.... read more

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