Saturday, September 24, 2011

Dead Satellite Crashes Into Pacific, Kills No One [space, news]

A dead 6-ton NASA satellite has fallen into the Pacific Ocean off the west coast, killing no one.
This is the largest satellite to crash into the Earth's atmosphere since 1979, when both the 75-ton Skylab Space Station and the 10-ton Pegasus 2 satellite fell to Earth.

All My Children Says Goodbye [tv]

After a 41-year run on daytime television, ABC's "All My Children" is saying farewell.

The show premiered on January 5, 1970 and aired its last episode yesterday, Friday September 23, 2011. Many are mourning the show's departure, with Perez Hilton and others calling it "the end of an era."

The show will be replaced by a new food-centered lifestyle show called "The Chew."