News by ‘Akoy Ciraulo’

Sleeping Rosetta Spacecraft Wakes Up and Sends Alien-like Message

Last January 20, a European space probe awoke from deep sleep to prepare for an unprecedented rendezvous with a comet to climax its ten-year voyage through the solar system. The Rosetta spacecraft, which has been in hibernation for two and a half years, sent its...

Google’s Pilotless Passenger Plane Makes Maiden Flight

MOUNTAIN VIEW, California — Google unexpectedly announced today the successful first flight of their now-revealed “Autonomous Commuter Express” (ACE) passenger aircraft, which took off from San Francisco International Airport (SFO) and landed in Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), ¬†without a single pilot on board. According...

U.S. to Allow Pets to Immigrate with Owners

WASHINGTON, D.C. — In an unprecedented move, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced today that pet dogs and cats may now accompany its owners as part of immigration benefits under the family unity law. Under a special visa classification, appropriately named the...

Bin Laden’s Lair Now a Tourist Attraction

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — While opinion polls show most Pakistanis are opposed to al Qaeda, some people in Pakistan still admire bin Laden for his role in fighting Soviet troops in Afghanistan in the 1980s and for putting up a brave fight during the last seconds...

Mayweather Finally Admits He’s Scared of Pacquiao

Undefeated boxing superstar Floyd Mayweather Jr. revealed during a recorded TV interview that he has always avoided a matchup with top contender Manny Pacquiao, citing his fear of losing his undefeated status, specially now that he is gearing towards retirement from the ring in a...