Originally published on Wed August 15, 2012 2:36 pm
The most valuable player of this year's All Star Game has been suspended for 50 games, Major League Baseball announced today.
Melky Cabrera, MLB tweeted, tested positive for testosterone and the suspension knocks him out for the rest of the season.
An experimental aircraft that designers hoped would hit 3,600 mph in a test flight over the Pacific on Tuesday "suffered a control failure" and failed in its attempt to go hypersonic, The Associated Press writes.
Its report follows earlier word from Wired magazine's Danger Room blog that it had been told by an "insider familiar with the test" that:
Originally published on Thu August 16, 2012 9:30 am
The world is going to hell, and prices are going through the roof. This, more or less, seems to be the perpetual conventional wisdom.
The first half of the statement is debatable. But the second half is clearly wrong at the moment: Prices are not going through the roof.
Prices for U.S. consumers rose by just 1.4 percent over the past year, according to the consumer price index numbers released this morning. In other words, inflation is very low.
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