The City of Chicago has been looking for new ways to pay for services. Property taxes went up to provide schools with more money but fees and fines appeared to be the new tax hike. On Monday the state legislature signed off on Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s call for speed cameras near schools and parks.
Last week, Google finally launched brand pages for businesses wanting to market on Google+, the company's latest effort in social networking.In that time, companies and media outlets rushed to lay claim to their space, hoping to increase audience and brand appeal — or to prevent Web squatters from c
Senate Democrats have turned back a Republican effort to repeal federal rules designed to prevent Internet service providers from discriminating against those who send content and other services over their networks.Republicans argued that "net neutrality" rules announced by the Federal Communication
In pop culture, we tend to pigeonhole scientists into a few stereotypes: out-of-touch nerds (Jerry Lewis’ Nutty Professor), bumbling head-in-the-clouds types (Doc Brown) or obsessed madmen (Dr. Frankenstein/Moreau/Jekyll/Strangelove).
“Breaking up is hard to do,” the old song goes, but is that still the case in a world of text messaging and Facebook? Of course new technologies are changing our behaviors, but how exactly, and with what consequences?
Chicago-based Boeing announced new plans on Monday to build space shuttles for people and cargo. Boeing will build reusable capsules that can take up to seven people into space.Ever since NASA's space shuttle program ended, the U.S.
ABOARD ANA FLIGHT 7871 — Boeing's much-anticipated 787 carried its first passengers Wednesday on a four-hour, 8-minute flight filled with cheers, picture-taking and swapping of aviation stories.The new long-haul jet aims to change the way passengers think about flying with larger windows, improved l