Microsoft Takes Responsibility For GPL Violation
This is not the case.
Microsoft, by witholding the source, would be violating the copyright held by the people that wrote the OOM killer. They could then be sued by the copyright holders, and forced to seek settlement or ordered to pay damages - just like IBM could sue them if they lifted code out of AIX. It is very unlikely that a court would force them to license Windows under the GPL as a result.
Barack Obama Is One Step Closer To Being President
I suspect their state can throw them in jail, but their vote stands.
Astronomers Dissect a Supermassive Black Hole
Yo dawg I heard you like magnifying, so we put a gravitational lens in your gravitational lens.
Dropped Shuttle Toolbag Filmed From Earth
Windowcleaners, builders and undersea welders risk life and limb on a daily basis (and not just three weeks out of their entire career) and nobody blathers on pompously about their "effort and sacrifice" when they simply do their job.
Huh? Tune into something like the NatGeo channel; documentaries highlighting these professions and the risks are a dime a dozen.
Firefox 2 and Gecko 1.8 End of Life
Mac OS X 10.3 is still alive and well out there.
Can't find it on Apple's site, but I'm pretty sure 10.3.x is unsupported and receives no security updates.