When Time is of Essence

When dealing with regulatory topics, and when your time is of essence, you may want to consult both the Federal Register and the agency’s website to learn more about recent regulatory developments. Here is why: The agency’s web site may list an upcoming final rule on...

99th Anniversary of the Titanic Disaster

On April 14, 1912, the world was shocked by the sinking of the Titanic.  Congress convened hearings into the cause of the accident starting on April 19, 1912.  It includes statements and testimony from the captain of the Carpathia, numerous survivors, and various...

Tweet the Bill of Rights?

The U.S. National Archives is holding a Bill of Rights (that great document that contains the first ten amendments to the Constitution) Twitter Contest. Between now and December 15–the 219th anniversary of the ratification of the Bill of Rights–The National Archives...

What Do Astronauts Like to Read?

No, it’s not the start of a joke.  What do astronauts do in their downtime while floating miles above the earth?  The International Space Station Media List as of 2008 gives us a glimpse into what’s available for the astronauts to watch or read during...

Wacky Weather

Hurricanes in Haiti, snow in New York City, and warm weather in St. Louis? Keenly aware of the public’s interest in weather and weather related facts, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has put together a few reports for the public.  One of the...