Allison G

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'Dirty' stars hint at Sun's future

<b>Scientists have studied two dead stars that give us a glimpse, they say, of what our Solar System might look like a few billion years from now.</b><p>Our Sun will expand outwards when its nuclear fuel runs low and will ultimately blow off its outer layers.<p>Some of the inner planets will be consumed in the …

Scientists in China trace new bird flu strain H7N9 back to market chicken

Scientists in China say they have pinpointed a likely source of a new strain of avian influenza (bird flu) that's killed 23 people in the country so far: chicken sold in the markets of Zhejiang, China. In a study fast-tracked into online publication in the international medical journal <i>the Lancet</i> …

You’re Not Going To Believe What Reagan Had To Say About Social Security

Viewed nearly unanimously on the right as pretty much the best guy since Jesus, Ronald Reagan is held in extremely high esteem by conservatives. …

It's Official — Fox News Just Hit Rock Bottom. Hard And Repeatedly.

For reference, the first 10 amendments are:<p>1 - Protects freedom of speech, freedom of religion, and freedom of the press, as well as the right to …

Do We Need God to be Moral?

One of the world's leading primatologists believes his decades of research with apes answers a question that has plagued humans since the beginning …

That Religion Doesn’t Make Sense (A Song for Children)

By Hemant Mehta<p>The little girl is wise beyond her years… and the ending cracked me up 🙂<p>There’s a worry that some atheist parents won’t teach their …

the blog from the editors of Knitty magazine

How do you celebrate back to school time? If you have kids, there’s the relief of getting fall routines back. Maybe you can find the time for some …

Knitting

Buttonbox vest

DIRECTIONS <b><br>POCKET LININGS</b> (make 2)<br>With US #7/4.5mm dpns, using longtail method CO 21[21, 21, 21, 27, 27] sts. You will be working back and forth using …

"Every person who has ever purchased a TOM BIHN bag is, in a way, an investor: I cannot put into words how grateful I am that you folks allow me and my company to do what we do. You’re helping us create some good jobs, as well as allowing me to have the time of my life. Thank you." Read Tom's full post -- Thanking Our Investors http://www.tombihn.com/blog/thanking-our-investors

2013 LENSCRATCH CELL PHONE EXHIBITION Part 3

Kristina Smith, <i>Water Stain,</i> Youngstown, OH<p>Tracey N. Freeman, <i>Collodion Flytrap</i>, Rockport, ME<p>Charlotte Woolf, <i>View of Willis Tower from River North</i> …

2013 LENSCRATCH Cell Phone Exhibition

Thank you so much for submitting your images to the 2013 <i>LENSCRATCH</i> Cell Phone exhibition. This democratic form of expression allows everyone a chance …

What Modern Cameras Might Look Like if Dug Out of the Ground in 100 Years

What will future generations think of the cameras we’re using these days? What will the cameras look like to them? Japanese artist Maico Akiba has a …

Shut Up or Get Out: PA City Punishes Domestic Violence Victims Who Call the Police

Last year in Norristown, Pa., Lakisha Briggs' boyfriend physically assaulted her, and the police arrested him. But in a cruel turn of events, a police officer then told Ms. Briggs, "You are on three strikes. We're gonna have your landlord evict you."<p>Yes, that's right. The police threatened Ms. …

The new Xbox: what do we know about Microsoft's next console?

An 'Xbox 720' rumor roundup<p>Microsoft's next-generation console has been the subject of intense rumor and speculation for what feels like years now. Gamers have been poring over leaks, rumors, accidental Twitter updates, and a whole lot more. From the "Xbox 720" name, to a "Durango" codename, …

The Full Power Of Vice President Dick Cheney Is Only Now Becoming Clear

On Sept. 16, 2001, Vice President Dick Cheney said that America would have to "spend time in the shadows" and work on the "dark side."<p>Since then the U.S. has been engaged in a global war on terror, but Americans haven't known how exactly it is being fought.<p>That changed on Tuesday with the …

George W. Bush: A Disastrous President

I wish the entire Bush family well and am pleased that the former presidents are sharing the opening of the Bush presidential library.<p>But, as I wrote in my last column for The Hill calling for confirmation of all judicial nominations, it was President Bush and Karl Rove who corrupted American …