In a few horrible hours, Pompeii was turned from a vibrant city into an ash-embalmed wasteland, smothered by a furious volcanic eruption in A.D. 79. Then in this century, the excavated Roman city appeared alarmingly close to a second death, assailed by decades of neglect, mismanagement and scant systematic maintenance of the heavily visited ruins.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents at the Mariposa Port of Entry recently discovered 7.5 pounds of cocaine wrapped in lead and hidden in a rustic wooden tabletop. The ploy was no surprise. Arizona accounts for more than 9% of drugs that cross the land border into the U.S. from Mexico each year. Agent Kevin
It looks like mankind won’t be going back to the moon … on schedule, at least. According to a recent report by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s (NASA) inspector general (IG), astronaut suits have been delayed by two years due to an array of technical, funding, and COVID-related challenges. But, the unavoidable conclusion, “a lunar landing
A family of towering, 10-foot tall robots have taken over Phoenix Airport Museum’s Terminal 4 Gallery at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. Mother, father and a child robot stand in an athletic pose with arms raised nearly touching the ceiling. Their heads, appendages and torsos consist of televisions, blitzing with fast-paced video clips of sports