Mike Abbott

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today's prayer

The LORD is my strength and my shield; in him my heart trusts, and I am helped; my heart exults, and with my song I give thanks to him.<p>Psalm 28:7<p>O …

vindication

Then my soul will rejoice in the LORD, exulting in his salvation. All my bones shall say, "O LORD, who is like you, delivering the poor from him who …

A Better Way: Make Disciples Wherever Life Happens Kindle Edition

Better does not mean new. As you will see, better is about recommitting ourselves to something old yet perpetually powerful and original. <br>Neither …

TN Civil War Heritage | Civil War - Tennessee Vacation

People Learn about generals, leaders and soldiers in the conflict, as well as eyewitnesses to daily life and major events.<p>Places Explore nearby Civil …

War

September 2 - Tennessee Civil War Notes

<b>2, Federal attack at Rogers'Gap</b><p>No circumstantial reports filed.<p>KNOXVILLE, TENN., September 2, 1862.<p>Maj. Gen. SAMUEL JONES, Chattanooga, Tenn.:<p>A …

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Men's Health - Fitness, Nutrition, Health, Sex, Style & Weight Loss Tips for Men

Here's one more thing you have to add to your bio.<p>The social media trend shows incredible body transformations that involve little change in weight.<p>The former #1-ranked player shares his game-changing advice.<p>It sounds counterintuitive. But it absolutely works.<p>The action star and the superhero are …

Fitness

Fantasy Football Rankings: Top 10 Tight Ends for 2013

The NFL season is already among us. It's hard to believe that summer has flew by this quickly, but preseason football gets going tomorrow with six …

Fantasy Football Preview 2013: Running Back Rankings

<i>It’s that time of year — when snakes, auctions, ADPs, keepers, and sleepers start to rule our football hearts and minds. This season, last year’s</i> …

Dominate your fantasy football draft the easy way

In celebration of Fantasy Football Week in America presented by Courtyard Marriott -- Aug. 26-Sept. 4 -- USA TODAY Sports is presenting 10 days' worth of fantasy tips to help make 2013 your championship season. For rankings, chats, videos, advice, analysis and more, go to fantasyweek.usatoday.com. …

Dominate Your Fantasy Football Draft with This Cheat Sheet

In the world of fantasy football, there's nothing worse than showing up to your league’s draft unprepared. Inevitably, you’ll be under the gun as the …

Fantasy Football Preview 2013: Wide Receiver Rankings

<i>It’s that time of year — when snakes, auctions, ADPs, keepers, and sleepers start to rule our football hearts and minds. This season, last year’s</i> …

Fantasy Football Running Back Rankings: Adrian Peterson Leads Top 25 List At RB In 2013

He is Adrian Peterson. They are not.<p>This is the only piece of information you need if you are holding the No. 1 overall selection in your fantasy football draft. Unlike last season, the Minnesota Vikings' all-world running back enters the NFL campaign without a major injury concern. Not only that …

Fantasy Football Preview 2013: Week 3 Preseason Recap

<i>It’s that time of year — when snakes, auctions, ADPs, keepers, and sleepers start to rule our football hearts and minds. This season, last year’s</i> …

Declining bee populations may lead to significant agricultural losses in U.S.

Nearly one-third of bee colonies perished last winter. A new study suggests the sudden decline in the population could take a big economic toll on …

Man Dies After Killer Bee Attack

Larry Goodwin, 62, was driving a tractor near his home south of Waco when he disturbed a pile of wood that contained a hive of the notoriously aggressive bees; eight people have been killed by the bees since 1990, the Waco Tribune reports.<p>"You can't believe how bad they are. They make me want to …

Insects

Scientists discover what’s killing the bees and it’s worse than you thought

As we’ve written before, the mysterious mass die-off of honey bees that pollinate $30 billion worth of crops in the US has so decimated America’s <i>apis mellifera</i> population that one bad winter could leave fields fallow. Now, a new study has pinpointed some of the probable causes of bee deaths and the …

Ecology

New Study Suggests Massive Bee Die-Off and Colony Collapse Caused by Combination of Factors: Fungicides Lead to Parasite Infections

Although it’s obvious that something is killing bees in mass quantities, for years scientists have struggled to finger a culprit. A continued mass …

No honey, more problems: A ‘catastrophic’ year for bee colonies

Freezing temperatures, killer parasites, toxic chemicals: The plight of honey bees is getting worse in many parts of the world and no one seems to know precisely why.<p>This past winter was one of the worst on record for bees. In the U.S., beekeepers lost 31 per cent of their colonies, compared to a …

Insects

The Popularity of Urban Beekeeping May Actually Be Killing Bees

<i>Photo via Shutterstock</i><p>It’s a case of too much of a good thing: A surge in the number of hives in some cities might actually be causing harm to the …

Pesticides, food price rises, and national honey bee day

The week in bees: new pesticide labels will better protect bees, and why honey bee deaths might cause food prices to rise<p>Stories about the declining bee population and its effects on the environment trickle through the news cycle nearly every day. To keep track of the latest bee news and make sense …

Everyone calm down, there is no “bee-pocalypse”

The media is abuzz once again with stories about dying bees. According to a new report from the USDA, scientists have been unable to pinpoint the cause of colony collapse disorder (CCD), the mysterious affliction causing honey bees to disappear from their hives. Possible factors include parasites, …

Ecology