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From Romeo to JFK -- in Legos

Dive into four new books that use Legos to depict gripping moments in history and lit, from Shakespeare's plays to a fateful motorcade in Dallas.

By Nov. 29, 2013


When Telstar met JFK

Fifty years ago today, the little Telstar satellite relayed the first TV transmission across the Atlantic. It wasn't long before President Kennedy had his black-and-white electrons beamed from the U.S. to Europe.

By Jul. 12, 2012


Was a texting pilot behind JFK runway fail?

A small charter aircraft is taxiing along a runway at New York's JFK airport. The pilot is allegedly so keen to use his cell phone that he may not have been paying full attention, and the plane strikes ground lights.

By Feb. 23, 2013


$1.5 million worth of iPad Mini tabs stolen from JFK

Bold theft from a cargo building at New York's biggest airport this week nets thousands of the new smaller tablets that had just arrived from China.

By Nov. 15, 2012


Earth Day ride to JFK

OZOcar offers a practical example of how green tech makes sense. The limousine company has a fleet of about 50 Toyota Prius cars that get nearly 45 mpg.

By Apr. 22, 2008


Shell opens hydrogen station at JFK airport

Shell opens hydrogen filling station at JFK airport.

By Jul. 15, 2009


Text all the way to JFK

Jet Blue may allow in-flight texting.

By Apr. 25, 2007


Digital City 102: MacBook Air; body scanners land at JFK; and world's worst video game pitch

Apple has a big press event this week, so naturally we're in full-on prediction mode, especially when it comes to 11-inch MacBook Air laptops.

By Oct. 25, 2010


Ep. 102: MacBook Air in-studio; body scanners land at JFK; and the world's worst video game pitch

This week, we play around with Apple's new 11-inch MacBook Air; debate the latest Samsung Galaxy Tab pricing news; and decide if we're comfortable with full-body scanners coming to NYC airports.

By Oct. 25, 2010


Report: JFK terror plotters used Google Earth

N.Y. court complaint claims that one of the four suspects recommended that they use Google Earth as a source for aerial photographs.

By Jun. 4, 2007