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The buttons on the console boxes light up – red, yellow, green. Then the room goes dark, and a monitor shows a rocket – 3, 2, 1. Footage of a launch from the shuttle era plays on the screen at the American Space Museum in Titusville.
A picture of the console room also sits in the middle of the exhibit. Over two dozen people stand shoulder to shoulder, looking up at the same monitor. No...

RICHMOND, VA, July 18, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
CarMax, Inc. (KMX), the nation’s largest retailer of used cars, today announces its new personalized car buying experience is now available to CarMax customers in Florida. Customers can now choose to complete the entire car-buying experience from home and have the car delivered, including the ability to test drive, prior to purchase.
The new...

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In our last post, we discussed the legal requirements for young performers
in New York—work permits, financial protections, and health clearances—but
even after you’ve crossed the last “T” and dotted the last “I,” your child
actor is not off the hook. Though they might think they’re ready to t

Civic body has blindly relied on the inspection report signed by the ride operator, without having its own technical expert or hiring a third party auditor to e

PLAINFIELD, Ill. — One woman was injured after a malfunction on a small roller coaster ride at a Chicago suburban carnival.
The accident happened at a Plainfield Fest during a private event for individuals with special needs around 6 p.m. Thursday.
The Iron Dragon Carnival ride had a broken track causing the rear car off the track, police said.

At the age of 22 a physicist working on quantum tunneling posited a macroscopic quantum phenomenon which won him, 11 years later, the 1973 Nobel Prize for

Female military veterans with alcohol use disorder were three times more likely to develop dementia compared to their counterparts who did not engage in heavy alcohol use.