A Punta Gorda woman was arrested Friday night for misuse of 911, after asking dispatchers to send an officer she found attractive back to her home for some ‘extra duty.’ Police say the initial 911 call happened just after 6 p.m., when Maria Montenez-Colon complained that she wanted her Corvette back. When the officer arrived […]
Minnesota is one step closer to making the Metrodome a distant memory. After opening in 1982, the enclosed sports complex played host to the Minnesota Twins before baseball moved to Target Field for the start of the 2010 campaign, and the Minnesota Vikings called it home through this past season. Time magazine voted the Metrodome […]
Only in space would 2 million miles be considered a close call. An asteroid with an estimated diameter of three football fields zoomed by Earth late Monday, missing our home by about that distance. It traveled at some 27,000 miles per hour. Defending earth from asteroids Earlier: Big asteroid buzzing by earth The asteroid came […]
The Taliban has distributed video showing off its latest hostage: A military dog, held on a tight leash and clad in an elaborate harness. The Belgian Malinois was captured in Afghanistan last December during a firefight between coalition forces and Taliban, according to Zabiullah Mujahid, a Taliban spokesman who talked with the Washington Post.
Forget about the big screen, the small screen and even the second screen. A headset due to be released this year promises to beam movies, video games or even video calls directly into your eyeballs. Yes. The Glyph headset, from Ann Arbor, Michigan-based Avegant, will create visuals that don’t need a screen — just your […]
Beep, beep, beep. Nothing pushes my buttons quite like that irritating sound coming from my bedside alarm clock in the morning. Hitting the snooze button may make you less alert and productive It’s a phenomenon known as “sleep inertia” Try going to bed earlier to combat chronic sleep deprivation.
Rooting for the Seahawks or rooting for the Broncos in the Super Bowl? Heck, we were rooting for Bruno Mars. The Grammy-winning artist had a tough act to follow this year with his halftime show, given that last year’s star performer was Beyonce. And let’s be honest — no one wants to have to follow […]
For one day a year, nearly everyone becomes a football fan. Whether the Super Bowl’s draw is the halftime show, the commercials or the game itself doesn’t really matter: Party snacks are the true common denominator. The problem for would-be healthy eaters is that Super Bowl snacks are rarely nutritious. Fortunately, there are some easy […]