ESA's Planck spacecraft on course for safe retirement

In preparation for its final switch-off on 23 October, mission controllers today fired Planck’s thrusters to empty its fuel tanks. The burn is one of the final steps to ensure that Planck ends its hugely successful mission in a permanently safe configuration.

Intel CEO Otellini to take early retirement

Intel CEO Paul Otellini has unexpectedly announced that he intends to retire, three years before the mandatory age.

Jackie Chan catapults into semi-retirement

So this is definitely bummer news for fans of martial arts and great stuntwork, myself included.

Bummer: Most of us won’t be able to retire until our 80s

Did you think that you were going to be able to retire in the late 50’s to mid 60’s age range like your parents? Guess again.

78- to 89-year-olds win national Wii Golf tournament

A group of senior citizens from Duluth, Georgia proved that old people can still have game.