The United States blacklisted an Iranian executive and a network of companies Washington said laundered money to evade sanctions over Iran's nuclear program.
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The creator of a life-sized version of the Hasbro board game "Mousetrap" said in Michigan the goal is to teach physics -- and crush a car.
UPI Almanac for Wednesday, July 4, 2012.
The Finnish company behind the tremendously popular mobile game "Angry Birds" has announced a new game -- dubbed "Amazing Alex" -- in a similar vein.
A team from Minnesota's St. Olaf College Saturday won the 2012 Rube Goldberg contest, building a machine that took 191 steps to inflate and pop a balloon.
UPI Almanac for Friday, July 4, 2008.
My earlier column on mandatory employee insurance for defense contractors under the Defense Base Act stirred up a bit of a hornets' nest. As this is a complex issue, I think it is worth revisiting, especially in light of a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing on the issue last week chaired by Rep. Henry Waxman, D-Calif.
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A team of engineers from Indiana's Purdue University have been awarded $1,000 for their creation of an elaborate 156-step hamburger-making machine.