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Thursday, December 5, 2019

Huntsville: A Smart Place for Veterans (Chamber of Commerce Video)


Huntsville: A Smart Place for Veterans (Chamber of Commerce Video)


Article Excerpt: "... Hear from veterans about why they like living and working in Huntsville/Madison County. This video was produced by Huntsville/Madison County Chamber and AIDT..."


Reference: YouTube

Meteor lights up central Alabama sky


Meteor lights up central Alabama sky


Article Excerpt: "... The National Weather Service says a long-lasting meteor lit up the central Alabama sky this week..."


Reference: whnt.com

Unloaded gun seized from 16-year-old student’s backpack at Alabama's Sparkman High School, arrest made


Unloaded gun seized from 16-year-old student’s backpack at Alabama high school


Article Excerpt: "... An anonymous student reported seeing the gun, the Sheriff’s Office said in a statement In a statement posted on Facebook, Sparkman High School Principal Chris Shaw said the student will be disciplined according to district policy and would not return to the school..."


Reference: www.daytondailynews.com

SpaceX Successfully Launches and Lands in Reusability Test


SpaceX launches 19th cargo mission to space station with robot aboard


Article Excerpt: "... A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launched into a bright Florida sky Thursday from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station on the company's 19th cargo mission ..."


Reference: www.upi.com

Wednesday, December 4, 2019

North Alabama shoppers concerned after FBI warns of smart TV hack


North Alabama shoppers concerned after FBI warns of smart TV hack


Article Excerpt: "... use black tape to cover up the camera lens to make sure if anyone is hacking into your camera they are not able to see what’s private in your home," Allen said. She said everyone should update their TVs often. "If you do not update your security patches, then you will not have the most secure software that they have available," Allen said..."


Reference: www.waaytv.com

Mazda Toyota Manufacturing will soon begin hiring process for manufacturing positions


Mazda Toyota Manufacturing will soon begin hiring process for manufacturing positions


Article Excerpt: "... While some positions have been filled thousands are still open and the company will begin the hiring process for manufacturing positions in January...keep an eye on the company's website for future job postings..."


Reference: whnt.com

Alabama’s Science Teacher of the Year puts the ‘cool’ in school


Alabama’s Science Teacher of the Year puts the ‘cool’ in school


Article Excerpt: "... Johnson’s classroom holds things elementary school students might only have dreamed of in the past, like robots, drones and 3D printers. He has painted a mural of the solar system – in fact, his artwork is all over the school, from the cafeteria to the restrooms. His NASA astronaut suit from the Alabama Space Academy for Educators at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville hangs in one corner. “After space camp, I was on fire..."


Reference: www.al.com

Monday, December 2, 2019

New bachelor’s degree focuses on Engineering Technology


New bachelor’s degree focuses on Engineering Technology


Article Excerpt: "... The degree is designed to provide participants with flexibility and individualized support. Courses are available online and in blended formats. Students can apply transferred credits for up to 75 percent of the degree, including ACE recommended credit for military training, and up to 32 hours of technical credits. There is also the option to receive course equivalencies for previously completed coursework in engineering ..."


Reference: www.uah.edu

A 29-year-old millionaire who saves 99% of his income shares the 2 things he refuses to spend money on


A 29-year-old millionaire who saves 99% of his income shares the 2 things he refuses to spend money on


Article Excerpt: "... Stephan, whose net worth crossed $1 million for the first time at 26, keeps his costs down partly by refusing to spend on two things: “Number one is..."


Reference: www.cnbc.com

Applications for Space Camp Academy full scholarships program available


Applications for Space Camp Academy program available


Article Excerpt: "... Students ages 12-14 may apply for Space Academy for Leading Students in Alabama (SALSA), a Space Camp program funded by the Alabama Legislature...To be eligible for SALSA, students may apply for the scholarship at spacecamp.com/salsa or..."


Reference: www.timesdaily.com

Millions of SMS messages exposed in database security lapse


Millions of SMS messages exposed in database security lapse


Article Excerpt: "... data also contained sensitive text messages, such as two-factor codes and other security messages, which may have allowed anyone viewing the data to gain access to a person’s online accounts. Many of the messages we reviewed contained codes to access online medical services to obtain, and password reset and login codes for sites including Facebook and Google accounts. The data also contained usernames and passwords of ..."


Reference: techcrunch.com

Sunday, December 1, 2019

1 man dead after he was struck by a vehicle in Madison County


1 man dead after he was struck by a vehicle in Madison County


Article Excerpt: "... The collision happened shortly before 7 p.m. near the intersection of Dug Hill Road and Wall Road. HEMSI officials confirmed the man was pronounced dead at the scene..."


Reference: www.waaytv.com

Huntsville Native Drums on New Song by Rock Legends the Who


Alabama Native Drums on New Song by Rock Legends the Who


Article Excerpt: "... on The Who's latest single, Huntsville native Carla Azar is behind the kit. The track, titled "I Don't Wanna Get WiseI Don't Wanna Get Wise," was released Nov. 22 ..."


Reference: www.usnews.com

North Alabama faces formidable challenges in job market


North Alabama faces formidable challenges in job market


Article Excerpt: "... The study projected that 14,000 new jobs in the region will be created over the next three years, "translating to approximately 25,000 direct, indirect and induced new jobs," according to Deloitte's executive summary. "That's going to exacerbate the supply and demand gap that the Huntsville area experiences now," Buelow said..."


Reference: www.seattlepi.com

Friday, November 29, 2019

Huntsville Fire and Rescue responds to Friday fire at Bishop’s Eastside Pub & Grill


Huntsville Fire and Rescue responds to Friday fire at Bishop’s Eastside Pub & Grill


Article Excerpt: "...it took 45 minutes to get the fire under control and they think it started in the back of Bishop’s Eastside Pub & Grill, stating that’s where most of the damage was..."


Reference: whnt.com

Fire guts another historic Huntsville home


Fire guts another historic Huntsville home


Article Excerpt: "... Fire has heavily damaged a second home in a month in one of Huntsville’s downtown historic districts. The latest fire was reported the night before Thanksgiving at the Calhoun Street home of Sean and Belle Kelly originally known as the Ware house ..."


Reference: www.al.com

Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Alabama cyber school is seeking potential students


Alabama cyber school is seeking potential students


Article Excerpt: "... The new statewide magnet school to be located in Huntsville is asking interested students to fill out an inquiry form. It’s not an application ..."


Reference: www.al.com

Watch Mazda Toyota recruiting video about Huntsville


Watch Mazda Toyota recruiting video about Huntsville


Article Excerpt: "... Mazda Toyota Manufacturing USA, the $1.6 billion facility under construction in Huntsville, is scouting for employees to fill its 4,000 jobs..."


Reference: www.msn.com

Monday, November 25, 2019

NASA Proposes Robotic Pallet Lander Concept For Cheaper Moon Missions


NASA Proposes Robotic Pallet Lander Concept For Cheaper Moon Missions


Article Excerpt: "... "As robotic lunar landers grow to accommodate larger payloads, simple but high-performing landers with a contiguous payload volume will be needed," says Logan Kennedy, the project's lead systems engineer at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama..."


Reference: www.gizbot.com

Rocket City Rover


Rocket City Rover


Article Excerpt: "... Rocket City Rover offers rides on a 14-person party trolley through downtown Huntsville. With 12 comfy bike seats, 2 of which are pedal-free, and a two-person bench in the back, you can choose to pedal to the music, or relax while others chauffeur you in style to exciting downtown destinations. Book online to save the date for your "whole bike private party" or for a small group. They have regularly scheduled mixer rides daily..."


Reference: www.huntsville.org