Articles by Charles Poladian
- Kevin Chenais Denied Trip Back Home To France Twice
November 20 2013 10:09 AM
Kevin Chenais was refused a flight home because of his weight.
- 'Dueling Dinosaurs' Fossil Fails To Sell At Auction, Highest Bid Was For $5.5 Million
November 19 2013 4:31 PM
The "dueling dinosaurs" fossil, depicting two dinosaurs in mid-fight, failed to sell at auction on Tuesday.
- Meat Mummies Were Preserved In A Variety Of Ways
November 19 2013 3:57 PM
Meat mummies, animal parts used for food in the afterlife, were preserved using a variety of methods.
- Mars Helps To Refresh Orbiting Asteroids
November 19 2013 12:58 PM
Mars may play a role in "refreshing" asteroids, which could explain why they appear redder than meteorites.
- ‘Selfie’ Crowned 2013’s Word Of The Year By Oxford Dictionaries
November 19 2013 9:56 AM
"Selfie" was named 2013's word of the year by Oxford Dictionaries. Last year's winner was gif.
- NASA's MAVEN Launch Is A Success
November 18 2013 3:52 PM
NASA's MAVEN successfully launched on Nov. 18 and is now on its way to Mars.
- Comet ISON Continues To Impress
November 18 2013 3:00 PM
Comet ISON is still intact ahead of its Nov. 28 encounter with the sun.
- Did Foxconn Interns Sabotage PS4 Units?
November 18 2013 11:25 AM
In a forum thread, an author claims a group of Foxconn interns sabotaged the PS4.
- Watch NASA's Maven Launch Here
November 18 2013 9:43 AM
NASA's Maven live stream begins at 11 a.m. EST, with the launch scheduled for 1:28 p.m.
- PS4 'Blue Light Of Death' Causing Headaches
November 17 2013 5:59 PM
Some PlayStation 4 owners are feeling blue over a light that doesn't operate correctly.
- Tornadoes Batter Midwest States, At Least 6 Killed
November 17 2013 2:09 PM
Tornadoes and severe thunderstorms swept through the Midwest on Sunday, causing extensive damage.
- 'Thor 2' Keeps The Top Spot At The Box Office
November 17 2013 11:54 AM
"Thor: The Dark World" continued to impress at the box office but faced some stiff competition from "The Best Man Holiday."
- PS4 Sells 1 Million Units In 24 Hours
November 17 2013 10:54 AM
Sony has announced it has sold 1 million PlayStation 4s in just 24 hours. The next-gen console was released on Nov. 15 in North America.
- Leaked GameStop Black Friday Ad Reveals Deep Discount For PS3 Bundle
November 16 2013 6:15 PM
A leaked GameStop Black Friday flyer has many speculating on an upcoming PlayStation 3 price drop.
- Watch The Leonids Peak Here
November 16 2013 4:11 PM
The Leonid Meteor Shower peaks on Nov. 16 and NASA is providing a live stream of the event.
- NASA Mission Hopes To Answer How Mars Got That Way
November 16 2013 1:34 PM
NASA's MAVEN spacecraft will launch Monday and begin exploring the Martian atmosphere on Sept. 22, 2014.
- 'Dueling Dinosaurs' Fossil Could Fetch $9M At Auction
November 16 2013 11:07 AM
A rare fossil depicting two dinosaurs in combat, known as the "Dueling Dinosaurs" fossil, is expected to go for millions at auction.
- What Games Should New PlayStation 4 Owners Buy Next?
November 15 2013 8:49 AM
The PlayStation 4 has officially been released and, while there are plenty of launch titles, fans may have to wait for their next big game purchase.
- Sony Promises Plenty Of PlayStation 4 Announcements During Launch Event
November 14 2013 11:55 AM
The PlayStation 4 launch event will be presented by Spike TV and Sony and will begin at 11 p.m. EST, 8 p.m. PST, on Nov. 14.
- Comet ISON Visible Through Binoculars As It Heads For Sun
November 13 2013 4:16 PM
Comet ISON can be viewed with a pair of binoculars ahead of its Nov. 28 date with the sun.