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About Chuck Bednar

The artist formerly known as “redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports,” Chuck Bednar has been covering space, health, science and technology news for redOrbit since March 2010. He is a freelance writer and editor from Ohio, as well as the author of 17 published books, including youth biographies of Rosa Parks, David Blaine, Beyonce, Derek Jeter, basketball great Tim Duncan and several members of the American Idol cast.

Here are my most recent posts:

The World’s Worst Excuses For Calling Off Work

Oct 26, 14 The World’s Worst Excuses For Calling Off Work

Posted by in Health, WTF???

While taking time off work can be restful, relaxing, enjoyable or necessary, the actual act of calling a supervisor and telling them you can’t make it in that day because you’re sick, injured or have a doctor’s appointment is far from a pleasant activity – and, as it turns out, some people are better at it than others.

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NASA Releases New Map Of Neptune’s Moon Triton

Aug 27, 14 NASA Releases New Map Of Neptune’s Moon Triton

Posted by in Space

In honor of the 25th anniversary of Voyager 2’s first up-close look at Neptune and Triton, NASA has “restored” footage obtained by the probe and used it to construct the highest-quality global color map of the moon to date.

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