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Red Bull Stratos

Red Bull Stratos

On August 16th 1960, Joseph Kittinger jumped from the Excelsior III at 102,800 feet with parachute in tow. This jump set the record for the highest skydive, a record that has stood unchallenged for 52 years. However, Austrian skydiver Felix Baumgartner and Red Bull are on a mission to break that record by over 17,000 […]

05/03/2012 – Target, Waitressing Lessons, and News in Haikus

Editor’s Note: The Blip includes short headlines with odd, feel-good, informational, or pointless material. Stories are presented in a fast, easy-to-read format with news that will make you laugh and be enlightened. The Blip is updated daily (Monday through Friday). Amazon Kindle to be pulled from Target shelves Target plans to get rid of all […]

Share Your Organs Through Facebook

Share Your Organs Through Facebook

With over 50% of America on Facebook, there will always be improvements and changes occurring constantly. The new timeline, photo viewer, and ways to talk to friends are some of those changes. However, the newest update may help save lives. More than 114,ooo people are waiting for an organ transplant right now around the world. An average […]

Ross Invitational Results

Boys Results  6th of 13 with 55 points Pole Vault  Tyler Michael  10’  6th  Taft Marsh   NH Shot Put  Eric Mincy   44’  4th  Hunter Batdorf 39’ Discus  Eric Mincy   120’1”  Hunter Batdorf 103’ High Jump  Christian Bowie 5’4”  Kane Petro  NH Long Jump  Matt Derickson 19’  6th  Jarred Hignite Triple Jump  Matt Derickson 37’11 ½”  […]

Track’s Leading Females

Track’s Leading Females

Sophomore Jessica Tegge is listed 1st  in FAVC for the 800. Tegge’s seasons best so far is 2:20.  “I have been happy but I would like to get faster and run a 2:15.” Tegge hopes to go to state before the season ends. “Going to state as a Sophomore is crazy. I am 14 in state. I have great […]

Reds Update

Reds Update

Average, that is the word that fits the Reds performance this far in the 2012 baseball season.  Through 22 games in the year the Reds are even at a record of 11 wins and 11 losses. “The way we started was really ugly.  I think it was a shock to everybody in the clubhouse. It […]

Nationals Phenom Bryce Harper Has Promising Debut

Nationals Phenom Bryce Harper Has Promising Debut

Bryce Harper, the 19-year-old, highly touted prospect, made his major league debut on Saturday, April 28th.  He went 1-3 with a double and an RBI off of a sacrifice fly in a 4-3 Nationals loss to the Dodgers in Los Angeles. Harper, the number one draft pick in 2010 at the age of 17, had […]

Windows Vs. Mac

Windows Vs. Mac

Anyone who knows of technology in the world knows that two companies dominate the computer industry: Apple Incorporated and Microsoft. There are “fanboys” for both companies who claim that the other company is terrible. It is a debate that is long-overdrawn, and somewhat annoying to listen to time and time again. But here, I would […]

World Trade Center Back on Top

World Trade Center Back on Top

The iconic building, brought down more than a decade ago is once again the tallest building in New York city, passing up the empire state building, and is on its way to becoming the tallest building in the western hemisphere and the third tallest in the world. By the end of the day workers will […]

Remembering the L.A. Riots: 20 Years Later

On April 29th, 1992 the Los Angeles riots began. The six days of rioting are considered to be a main event that reshaped Southern California. The riots were sparked when a jury acquitted three white officers and one hispanic officer of the Los Angeles Police Department, accused of beating a black man. The beating of […]