SBWire (press release)
Arizona Gold and Meteorite Adventures offers training and privately led placer gold prospecting expeditions in Arizona, less than 2-hours from Sky Harbor ...
Meteor shower allows one to get reacquainted with celestial friends
I saw on the Internet that 6 am, Wednesday, Oct. 21, was the best time to see this year's Orionid meteor shower. The article held out the promise of seeing ...
Mobile Firm's Meteor Stunt Backfires
... Posted 9 minutes ago| Share (Newser) – A Swedish mobile phone company has dug itself into a crater with a marketing stunt involving a fake meteorite. ...
Vor 65 Millionen Jahren: Meteoriten-Einschlag hatte für Europa ...
Neuß-Grevenbroicher Zeitung - Nordrhein-Westfalen,Germany
Vor etwa 65 Millionen Jahren war ein mehrerer Kilometer großer Meteorit nahe der heutigen mexikanischen Halbinsel Yucatan auf die Erde geprallt. ...
Fatalny pomysł Tele2 z łotewskim meteorytem
Forsal.pl - Warszawa,mazowieckie,Poland
Prawdziwy meteoryt odkryty w chińskiej miejscowości Fukang. Fot. Bloomberg Tele2 obiecało wczoraj zwrócić bałtyckiej republice koszty wysłania oddziałów ...
Meteorite stunt backfires on Swedish telecoms firm
by Jennifer Whitehead, Brand Republic 28-Oct-09, 09:40 LONDON - A publicity campaign involving a hoax meteorite in Latvia has backfired spectacularly with ...
London destroyed by space meteor - actually a hoax
The Spoof (satire)
This week, 24 hour world news coverage has been depicting London as a huge flaming crater after a devastating meteor impact. But when humanitarian aid ...
Don't blame media for 'balloon boy' hoax
Enid News & Eagle
Just Monday it was revealed what scientists originally thought was a large impact crater in Latvia caused by a meteorite was actually a hoax. ...
Asteroid blast reveals holes in Earth's defences
Oh Dear, I expect greenhouse gases have increased because of this meteor/asteroid blast, and that means more tax increases doesn't it? ...
Tele2 in a hole over publicity stunt
An elaborate publicity stunt by a Swedish mobile phone company involving a faked meteorite strike in a Latvian meadow has provided a new case study on how a ...
Tele2 in a hole over 'meteor' publicity stunt
By Andrew Ward, The Financial Times An elaborate publicity stunt by a Swedish mobile phone company involving a faked meteorite strike in a Latvian meadow ...
Telco admits meteorite hoax
The New Zealand Herald Tue, 27 Oct 2009 14:25 PM PDT
RIGA - A Swedish mobile phone operator acknowledged it was behind an elaborate meteorite hoax in Latvia and pledged to reimburse the Baltic nation for all costs spent by police, rescue and military workers in the incident.Vita...
| Tele2 to pay up for publicity stunt |
Financial Times Tue, 27 Oct 2009 12:18 PM PDT
An elaborate publicity stunt by a Swedish mobile phone company involving a faked meteorite strike in a Latvian meadow has provided a new case study on how a marketing campaign can backfire.
| Mobile Phone Firm Behind Latvia Meteorite Hoax |
KFWB News 980 Los Angeles Tue, 27 Oct 2009 11:18 AM PDT
A Swedish mobile phone operator admitted theÂ move wasÂ designed "to draw attention away from Latvia's economic crisis and toward something else more interesting."
| Alleged Latvia Meteorite A Hoax |
redOrbit Tue, 27 Oct 2009 11:08 AM PDT
Yesterday it was purported to be the site of a meteorite crash, but today a telephone company admitted it was a hoax.Firefighters rushed to a farm near the northern town of Mazsalaca at 5:30 p.m.
| Mobile Firm Admits 'Meteor' Was A PR Stunt |
SkyNews via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News Tue, 27 Oct 2009 10:40 AM PDT
A mobile phone company has admitted being behind an elaborate meteorite hoax in Latvia.
| Latvian police reject criminal case over meteorite hoax |
Russian Information Agency Novosti Tue, 27 Oct 2009 09:31 AM PDT
Latvian police decided not to initiate a criminal investigation over the hoax meteorite strike staged in the Baltic state by a Latvian mobile operator, the Delfi web portal said on Tuesday.
| Huge Meteorite Crater Deemed a Hoax |
Discovery Channel Tue, 27 Oct 2009 08:55 AM PDT
The large hole found in a Latvian field was made by spades, not a giant meteorite.
| Mobile phone firm behind meteorite hoax |
Independent Tue, 27 Oct 2009 08:45 AM PDT
A Swedish mobile phone operator acknowledged today it was behind an elaborate meteorite hoax in Latvia and pledged to reimburse the Baltic nation for all costs spent by police, rescue and military workers in the incident.
| Swedish telecoms firm admits to Latvia meteorite hoax |
The Local Tue, 27 Oct 2009 07:34 AM PDT
Swedish-owned telecoms company Tele2 admitted on Monday it was responsible for staging a meteorite crash near a small village in the Latvian countryside.
BLAST OVER BONE WATERS RESULT OF FALLING METEORITE, SAYS EXPERT
Bernama via Yahoo! Malaysia News Tue, 27 Oct 2009 06:30 AM PDT
JAKARTA, Oct 27 (Bernama) -- After a three-week investigation, astronomers at the Indonesian National Aeronautics and Space Agency concluded that an air explosion over Bone waters in South Sulawesi on Oct 8 was the result of a falling meteorite.
Brits Getting Worried Our Black President Is No Morgan Freeman
Just another thirty feet across, and it would have been a weapon of mass destruction, that petit meteor that recently exploded in the skies above Indonesia. ...
Bright light in sky causes commotion
The general consensus is that it was a meteorite, however there is no determination as to where it made impact. ...
Lettischer Meteoriten-Scherz wird teuer
Nürnberger Nachrichten - Nurnberg,Bayern,Germany
RIGA - Der medienwirksame Scherz über einen angeblichen Meteoriten-Einschlag kommt eine lettische Telefongesellschaft teuer zu stehen. ...
She said nine people dug the hole and burned chemicals at the bottom to create the illusion of a meteorite crash. Their video of a smoking hole later ...
Did a Meteorite, or Nerdy Hoaxsters, Strike Latvia?
But something about this presumed meteorite impact seemed fishy and conflicting reports emanated from the Baltic state about the nature of the incident. ...
|The Tech Herald|
The Tech Herald
What a real meteor crater generally looks like. Image: kevinzim/Flickr. More pointedly, scientists descending on the town of Mazsalaca in Latvia to examine ...
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The Press Association
A Swedish mobile phone operator has acknowledged it was behind an elaborate meteorite hoax in Latvia and pledged to reimburse the Baltic nation for all ...
|Mobile Phone Firm Behind Latvia Meteorite Hoax|
New York Times
By AP RIGA, Latvia (AP) -- A Swedish mobile phone operator acknowledged Tuesday it was behind an elaborate meteorite hoax in Latvia and pledged to reimburse ...
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With the new handset, the Grand 350 Pioneer, Mobiado is paying homage to NASA's Pioneer 10 spacecraft and it boasts the "compelling beauty of meteorite". ...
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The Next Reporter (blog)
Scientists have launched an investigation of a meteorite-like object that has crashed near a farm in northern Latvia. Uldis Nulle, a scientist at the ...