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Before The World Was Ready: Stories of Daring Genius in Science | Book Review

It's rare when I learn new things in a children's book, but that is the case for Claire Eamer's newly published book, Before The World Was Ready: Stories of Daring Genius in Science [Annick Press, 2013; Amazon UK; Amazon US].<p>In this 128-page book, the author tells us about eight groundbreaking …

MAPS: A Poll Asked America Which States Were The Drunkest, The Hottest And Which Had The Silliest Accents

The United States prides itself on being a union of independent states, each with their own unique reputation, personality, and aesthetic.<p>After seeing an excellent poll that asked Europeans what they thought of other European countries, we talked to our polling partner SurveyMonkey Audience to …

North Korea Has a Serious Crystal Meth Problem

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>We've known about North Korea's practice of selling state-manufactured, high quality meth in foreign …

Unfortunately a large number of Muslims support terrorism,9/11,women’s oppression,sharia laws,honor killings

Muslim opinion polls.<br>Quite shocking!<p><b>Terrorism</b><p>ICM Poll: 20% of British Muslims sympathize with 7/7 bombers<p>NOP Research: 1 in 4 British Muslims say 7/7 …

5 Awesome, But Forgotten, US Landmarks

Across the United States, and often just a stone’s throw from popular tourist destinations, are places that, despite being nationally significant, …

11 Hidden Windows Secrets and Tricks

11 Windows Tips and Tricks<p>1. Select and Focus Taskbar Applications<p>2. Copy, Paste or Undo a File Move<p>3. Tile Windows<p>4. Open an Application<p>5. Manage …

Why I Rent Apartments When I Travel

I've been lucky, these past few years, to travel frequently and visit some wonderful places. This week, I'm in Paris! Would you like a peek into the …

ERT shutdown: Greek leaders to meet over closure of state broadcaster

Party leaders in Greece's ruling coalition are to meet on Monday to try and heal the rift over last week's shutdown of the country's state TV and …

Justices: Arizona voter registration rules go too far

Supreme Court ruling could block other states from imposing new restrictions on citizens seeking to register to vote.<p>WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court ruled handily Monday that Arizona cannot add to federal voter registration requirements by demanding proof of citizenship.<p>The ruling, which could …

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Judge ruled feds need not notify Fox reporter of search

A federal judge in Washington ruled in 2010 that the Justice Department was not required by law to notify Fox reporter James Rosen that prosecutors had obtained his emails in connection with an investigation into a leak about North Korean plans to test a nuclear weapon.<p>In September 2010, Chief U.S. …

Muslims, Democracy and Liberty

Most Muslims (including most Muslim women) in most non-Western countries believe that wives have an obligation to obey their husbands; and yet most Muslims in most of those countries believe that the wearing of a veil should be the woman's decision. Most Muslims in most non-Western nations favor …

End the circus on tax reform

On Tuesday morning, a political sideshow masquerading as a Senate hearing will target America’s economic champions — companies that are creating American jobs and strengthening American innovation. That’s when Michigan Sen. Carl Levin convenes his Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations for …

The Germans snapping up vacation homes in Italy that Italians can't afford

Yasemin Rosenmaier has been selling homes in northern Italy since 2005 and she’s finding that there’s never been a better time to work for a German …

Three Women Found In Ohio Years After Disappearing

Three women, at least two of whom had been missing since they were teenagers a decade ago, were found alive in a residential area near Cleveland, news agencies reported.<p>Amanda Berry and Gina DeJesus were found alive Monday a few miles from where they disappeared in 2003 and 2004 respectively, along …

Dick Harpootlian Defends Nikki Haley Comments

South Carolina Democratic Chairman Dick Harpootlian defended controversial comments he made about Governor Nikki Haley.<p>“In about 18 months from now, hopefully [gubernatorial candidate Vincent Sheheen] will have sent Nikki Haley back to wherever the hell she came from and this country can move …

Nick Stellino

Syria: The Only Red Line Should be to Stay Out

The Syrian civil war lurches on, adding new casualties every day. The campaign to push the U.S. into the Syrian civil war also marches on, …

Privatize Almost Everything

As a mental challenge, try to think of all of the governmental activities — federal, state and local — that could be privatized. Now, go a step …

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Sausage Bread

Locals agree, The Plaid Apron in Knoxville, Tennessee is the place for breakfast or lunch. Actually, they probably will tell you to eat both …

No More Tax-Paid Presidential Pyramids

Last week, at the dedication of the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum, President Obama and former Presidents Bill Clinton and Jimmy …

State Spending on Preschool Hits 10-Year Low

It looks like the Obama Administration's new early education plan -- which would be funded by a hike in the cigarette tax -- is even more sorely needed than advocates thought.<p>Jason Reed/Reuters<p>Even as President Obama launches a massive push to expand preschool opportunities for young children, …

FDA will investigate added caffeine in foods

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration says it will launch a new investigation into foods with added caffeine and their potential impact on the health of children and adolescents.<p>The FDA's new look at added caffeine is in response to a caffeinated gum introduced this week by Wrigley. …

Tech companies driving the lobbying on immigration

WASHINGTON – Seven technology companies and a software association – all with interests in shaping the immigration debate now underway in Congress -- each spent more than $1 million on their federal lobbying efforts during the first three months of this year, new reports shows.<p>Their spending, …

Fox News Says Obama Muzzled Benghazi Whistleblowers

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Here's a complicated sentence: Fox News reports that "at least four career officials at the State …