Wednesday, April 25, 2007
The Situation Online: Reality politics, NASA spacecraft launch


"Survivor" creator Mark Burnett is looking for contestants with presidential aspirations for his new reality show.

Political prime time
2008 presidential candidates may face some added competition thanks to a new reality show in the works. "Survivor" creator Mark Burnett is teaming up with social networking giant MySpace to launch "INDEPENDENT," a political reality show which could give one contestant the chance to make a run for the White House.

Into the Clouds

A NASA rocket carrying the AIM spacecraft has just launched from a jumbo jet flying 39,000 feet in the air. The spacecraft will spend two years studying mysterious ice clouds 50 miles above the Earth's surface on the edge of space. The clouds have grown brighter and more prevalent in recent years, and scientists are studying whether their behavior may be related to climate change.

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Posted By Eric Weisbrod, CNN Internet Team: 4/25/2007 05:35:00 PM ET | Permalink
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