India’s Mission to Mars back on Track after Engine Failure

On Tuesday, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) was able to successfully move the Mars space craft, Mangalyaan, into a higher orbit around Earth.  The ISRO attempted the maneuver on Monday but an engine failure nixed their plans. The Mars Orbiter Mission had complications with a liquid fuel thruster in the onboard propulsion system which delayed the rocket’ move to the higher orbit and the expected altitude gain of 62,000 miles above Earth. The Mars Orbiter Mission was approved by … [Read more...]

10 High Trans Fat Foods to Avoid

Last week the FDA changed its stance on trans-fats and hydrogenated oils, they are no longer “generally considered as safe.” This may have an impact on many processed foods and restaurants still using hydrogenated oils to prepare food. Trans-fats are essentially trans fatty acids.  These are created during the hydrogenation process; when hydrogen is added to unsaturated vegetable oils.  This process turns the oil into solid or semi-solid fats. This is done for many reasons, but one of the … [Read more...]

Lululemon Loyalty Waning in Midst of Sheer Bottom Controversy

Customers once loyal to the Lululemon brand are now considering looking elsewhere for their yoga and workout gear.  The company’s message board,, once home to praises, now holds pages of customers wondering what has happened to the quality of the high-end athletic wear. Earlier this year the yoga clothier, Lululemon, recalled the thinner version of their trademarked fabric, Luon, which was touted be durable. The pre-shrunk fabric is a blend of nylon and Lycra. The company … [Read more...]