We are farmers and tribal members from the route along the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline and we just rode into Washington DC on horseback and set up a tipi camp on the National Mall. We are here to tell
So I've read recently (from many sources) that one should never feed onions, garlic, or anything related to them to their pets. Not any specific kind of pets, just animals in general, due to the high toxicity of thiosulfinates, among
Jonathan Cheng / Wall Street Journal:Study: Samsungs Apps Are Ubiquitous but Unloved — As Samsung Electronicss best-selling smartphones face increasing competition from a horde of Chinese lookalikes, one of the
Anthony Boadle / Reuters:Brazilian Congress passes Internet bill of rights — (Reuters) - Brazils Senate unanimously approved groundbreaking legislation on Tuesday that guarantees equal access to the Internet and protects
Lizette Chapman / Wall Street Journal:Stipple Shuts Down; VC Backers Included Floodgate, Kleiner Perkins — Image-tagging advertising startup Stipple Inc. has called it quits, shutting its doors less than 18 months after raising capital at
Mike Masnick / Techdirt:NIST Finally Removes NSA-Compromised Crypto Algorithm From Random Number Generator Recommendations — Back in December, it was revealed that the NSA had given RSA $10 million to push weakened crypto. Specifically, RSA
The news from high up the worlds tallest mountain continues to be confusing, with some reports implying that a boycott by Sherpas means there will be no climbs to the summit this year and others indicating that there will still
An uninsured Florida woman who died last month from a treatable heart condition sparked a new kind of Obamacare horror story: the failure to expand Medicaid is killing people.Charlene Dill, a 32-year-old mother of three, fell into whats known as
April 22, 2014--Portland Winterhawks Matthew Dumba defends against Marek Tvrdon in the first period of the third game of the Western Hockey League western conference championship at the Moda Center in Portland Tuesday night.
That was the day when, in the heat of the election campaign, NDP leader Adrian Dix announced in Kamloops that he doesnt support the expansion of the Trans Mountain oil pipeline to its Burnaby terminal, because Vancouver shouldnt become a
On the other side of the windows is rain and fog and graceful skeletal trees doing their best to put out leaves, catkins and flowers... There was rain in the village overnight, but somewhere in the morning fog is a
Eric Fischer and Andrea Herrera were both in the same car when it was struck by a car driven by Joseph Jay Ford, but a jury decided Ford, while drunk and driving recklessly, was responsible only for Herreras death.
Introducing Sociology: Tim Kreiders influential 1999 essay (previously) on how Stanley Kubricks Eyes Wide Shut uses sex and infidelity to cover up a story of greed and murder by the elite gets a brand new afterward by the author to
Photographer Ami Vitale was allowed exclusive access into the Wolong National Nature Reserve managed by the China Conservation and Research Centre for the Giant Panda as it trains pandas to be released into the wild. The Problem With Pandas.Is Breeding
Amazon and HBO on Wednesday announced a first-of-its-kind deal that will make HBO content available to Amazon Prime subscribers. ... Content covered in the new deal includes The Sopranos, Six Feet Under, The Wire, Eastbound & Down, Family Tree, Treme,
Dmitri Nabokov, Car Guy : Dmitri Nabokov, son of Vladimir: his fathers work (Lolita, Pale Fire, Ada, etc.), and cars. Some stand out photos include: - Véra Nabokov with the Bizzarrini Strada- Four of Dmitris cars in Switzerland: Ferrari 348
Curiosity led me to cut my collection of golf balls in half to see what the cores looked like. To my surprise, what I found inside inspired me to consider that I could discover, in the unlikeliest of places, elegant
If an NHS trust proposed today that it was going to introduce Viagra sales reps into mens genitourinary wards, or reps for walking aids to orthopaedic wards, the very least youd expect would be some stout resistance. It is a
The U.S. Supreme court has decided to uphold Michigans ban on affirmative action. Here is a a brief summery of the history behind the case. The court has made their opinions availablehere. Also,how states with affirmative action bans have fared.
Its simple. Just say Yes. Campbell Newmans LNP government has asked the residents of Queensland to help balance their budget. Strong Choices is an online survey giving respondents the opportunity to suggest reduction targets by selecting taxation or reduction in
Denmark has a demographic problem. The birthrate is at a 27 year low and not enough babies are being born to support an aging population. ?Its a matter of some urgency then to get Danes to procreate more, but how?
Shakespeare is known for his brilliant use of language and rhetorical imagery. Now two antiquarian booksellers believe they have found his dictionary. The Bibliophagist has been keeping an updated survey of responses to the announcement.
Today is the 450th anniversary of William Shakespeares birth - ...The centenary of Shakespeares birth fell soon after the theatres reopened with the Restoration of the monarchy, following the period when the Puritans had closed them down for the duration
Its like magnolia paint in rented accommodations. The tune is turgid. Its like someone going la la la la la in the shower. You dont feel theres a strong voice, and when I say voice, I dont mean Chris De
UN Climate Report: We Must Focus On Decarbonization, and It Wont Wreck the Economy - The basic message is simple: We share a planet. Lets start acting like it. Quick Link to Report and other AR5 volumesWorking Group III Report