A group of people pose for pictures with Wayne Garrett and Caitlind Brown of Canada’s light installation “CLOUD” during a media preview of the i Light Marina Bay festival in Singapore March 6, 2014. A total of twenty-eight groups of local and international artists took part in the biennial sustainable light art festival which will run from Friday to March 30 along Marina Bay. REUTERS/Edgar Su
Senate rejects bid to change how military handles sexual assault -
WASHINGTON - The U.S. Senate on Thursday voted down a bid to overhaul the way the U.S. military handles cases of sexual assault by removing prosecution from the military chain of command.Senators
A frontier soldier from the People’s Liberation Army jumps through a ring of fire as part of training in Heihe, Heilongjiang province, March 5, 2014. REUTERS/China Daily
Winklevoss twins use bitcoins to book space trip -
SAN FRANCISCO - You can’t spend bitcoins at Amazon.com or to pay your mortgage but, as the Winklevoss twins showed on Wednesday, you can use the digital currency to book a trip into suborbital space.
People dressed up as the Statue of Liberty (L) and Big Bird talk as they await people to pose with them for tips in Times Square in New York, March 1, 2014. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri
Take me to space - and step on it! -
President Barack Obama’s 2015 NASA budget plan includes funding for a robotic mission to an ocean-bearing moon of Jupiter and could help boost commercial “space taxi” ventures to fly astronauts to the International Space Station, NASA officials said on Tuesday.