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Photograph courtesy NASA Forty years after U.S. astronaut Neil Armstrong became the first human to set foot on the moon, many conspiracy theorists still insist the Apollo 11 moon landing was an elaborate hoax. Examine the photographic evidence, and find out why experts say some of the most common claims simply don't hold water.
Detail from the etching Self-Portrait, by Rembrandt.
Flooz.com was a dot-com venture, now defunct, based in New York City that went online in February 1999, promoted by comic actress Whoopi Goldberg in a series of television advertisements. Started by iVillage co-founder Robert Levitan, the company attempted to establish a currency unique to Internet merchants, somewhat similar in concept to airline frequent flier programs or grocery store stamp books.
(CNN) -- The spectacular, airborne escape of two Canadian inmates Sunday stunned witnesses and showcased the illicit ingenuity behind one of the more creative styles of prison breaks. But while astonishing, helicopter escapes are not unheard of. For decades, crafty inmates have fled into the sky -- some with more success than others.
It’s not often that one has the opportunity to be the target of a cyber and kinetic attack at the same time.
Welcome back to our weekly look at what's been outlawed in cities across the world ( past editions ):
Hong Kong is one of the most densely populated areas in the world. Seven million people living in 423 square miles (1,096 sq km). The local government makes no attempt to hide this fact, noting the superlative on a fact-sheet (PDF).
Inchon Girl Who Had Been Frozen
The New York City landmark bomb plot was a planned follow-up to the February 1993 World Trade Center bombing designed to inflict mass casualties on American soil by attacking well known landmark targets throughout New York City in the United States .
Private Manning admitted in court on Thursday that he had provided about 700,000 government documents to , the antisecrecy group, in the most extensive leak of confidential and classified material in American history. But he pleaded guilty to the lesser charges in what is known as a “naked plea” — one made without the usual agreement with prosecutors to cap the potential sentence in return. After the plea, prosecutors and their boss, the commanding general of the Washington Military District, had the option of settling for the 10 charges to which he had admitted his guilt and proceeding directly to sentencing.
The terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, on New York City, Washington DC, and Shenksville, Pennsylvania, need no introduction.
A number of child killings have been recorded throughout the years. These often have involved disturbing acts one can hardly imagine a child suffering through. These cases are becoming more controversial as the number of child killings increases every year.