Archive: 25/08/2009

UK Chinook choppers languish after software error

(AP) -- A British newspaper says eight high-tech military helicopters have been out of service for eight years because defense officials tried to save money by installing homemade software in the aircraft.

dateAug 25, 2009 in Other
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UK says illegal downloaders may lose Web access

(AP) -- People who repeatedly download copyrighted films and music could have their Internet connection cut off under proposed laws to tackle illegal file-sharing unveiled by the British government on Tuesday.

dateAug 25, 2009 in Internet
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Bat Love Songs Decoded (w/ Video)

Love songs aren't only for soft rock FM stations - they're also used by romantic bats, and researchers at Texas A&M University and the University of Texas at Austin are believed to be the first to decode the mysterious love ...

dateAug 25, 2009 in Plants & Animals
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