Archive for October, 2010
Tens of thousands of New Yorkers crowded into the southern tip of Manhattan 124 years ago tomorrow — Oct. 28, 1886. The cold rain did little to dampen the enthusiasm of the crowd, which stared expectantly across the water to a patch of land called Bedloe’s Island. They were there to watch the unveiling of an unusual […]
The headline of this story was an adage of my father’s. I remember it from a time before I knew what a lead-pipe cinch meant and I heard about it when I believed that most things my dad said were dead wrong. Now that I am in my mid-50s I have come to understand how often he was right. Read this article for more on what is an uncertain certainty…
When looking to include more dark leafy greens into your diet, be sure to add kale. This healthy vegetable contains phytonutrients that may help combat abnormal cell growth. Researchers have discovered that these phytonutrients cause the liver to produce enzymes that may potentially eliminate cancer-causing substances. Kale can be steamed, sautéed or added to your […]
President Barack Obama has called on Congress to extend the tax credit for individuals paying college tuition before it expires at the end of the year.
Nighttime pain is a cause of distress for millions of people. It seems that in the evenings when people are worn out from their long day and the body is shutting down its defenses, pain seems to jump front and center. Read this article to learn seven ways to help you reduce your nighttime pain…
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) used Air Force aircraft on 85 flights during a 16-month span, according to documents recently obtained by watchdog group Judicial Watch. Previous documents recovered by the organization reveal that Pelosi’s Air Force travels allegedly cost more than $2.1 million over two years, including about $101,429 spent on in-flight expenses.
Even Stalin didn’t move this fast. It took Uncle Joe 15 years to put an x in the box marked “Trotsky.” Note to Juan Williams: Stay the hell out of Mexico for the foreseeable future.
People who are overweight may want to implement structured physical activities into their schedule as researchers have discovered that these types of weight loss programs can improve individuals’ health.
The controversy surrounding alleged foreign money being used to finance the midterm elections is heating up. Recently, a coalition of watchdog groups has sent a letter to the Department of Justice (DOJ) demanding that it investigate organizations that may be violating campaign finance laws.