The greatest newspaper correction ever written (49 years too late)

In 1920, rocket scientist Robert Goddard wrote up an article postulating how we could use rocket fuel to launch a ship into space — perhaps even all the way to the moon. His ideas did not meet with a warm reception in the media, where he was roundly mocked. 49 years later, Apollo 11 took-off to the moon, triggering … » 12/30/13 4:30pm 12/30/13 4:30pm

The New York Times Is Very Sorry For Getting Bilbo's Sword Wrong

If you were one of the many New York Times readers (understandably) frustrated with some of the inaccurate coverage in last week's sports section, fear not: The Times has apologized for writing that Orcrist the Goblin Cleaver was Bilbo's sword. » 5/08/11 5:40pm 5/08/11 5:40pm