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Scientists Just Announced Our Best Shot at Ending Antibiotic Resistance to Date

A molecule that reverses antibiotic resistance.<p>Scientists have developed a molecule that reverses antibiotic resistance in multiple strains of …

Thousands of Antarctica penguins can't return home because of a massive iceberg

Sydney (AFP) - Tens of thousands of Antarctic penguins are estimated to be unable to return to their colony after a massive iceberg grounded there, according to a newly published study.<p>The B09B iceberg, measuring some 100 square kilometres (38.6 square miles), grounded in Commonwealth Bay in East …

Harper Lee's Best Quotes

A look back at 11 of the Pulitzer Prize-winning author's best quotes of all time.<p>A look back at 11 of the Pulitzer Prize-winning author's best quotes of all time.

Harper Lee

In Harper Lee's hometown, tributes and odes echo author's private life

The sorrow, like everything in this small Alabama town, is more complicated than it first appears.<p>Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird author, dies aged 89<p>Read more<p>Harper Lee’s great book, To Kill a Mockingbird, was arguably the defining American novel of the 20th century. In a story accessible even …

Empathy

For many students and teachers, the lessons of 'To Kill a Mockingbird' resonate

Eighth-grader Daisy Vetter dropped to the floor and curled up in a ball when news of<p>Harper Lee's death came over the intercom at Walter Reed Middle School in North Hollywood on Friday morning.<p>Her friends asked what was wrong. They just didn't understand, Daisy said, why "To Kill a Mockingbird," the …

Shakespeare's lost puns and rude jokes revealed in new guide to Elizabethan pronunciation

English accents and pronunciation has changed so much since Shakespeare wrote his plays that his jokes are often missed by today's audiences<p>Shakespeare’s bawdy jokes are lost on modern audiences, because his puns no longer work in 21st century English pronunciation.<p>Accents have changed so much in …

Science To Prove the Existence of God

Week 23 of 52 Churches in 52 Weeks:<p>The Case from a Creationist at Highland Community Church in Wausau, Wisconsin<p>I was 15 when taught Darwin’s theory …

When I’m Gone

Death is always a surprise. No one expects it. Not even terminal patients think they are going to die in a day or two. In a week, maybe. But only …

God?

<b>Disclaimer</b>: All the views presented here are my personal views only.<p>Occasionally, I have had questions related to <b>God</b> pop up inside me. This post is …