Archive for March, 2013
Nestled close by the beautiful beaches of Florida’s famed Boca Raton lies an institution of higher learning in which young minds are nurtured in an academic embrace as warm as the Gulf Stream breezes that flow gently through the campus.
With the announced retirement of one Senate Democrat who hails from a largely red state, political forecasters are reviving the 2012 election-season talk that predicts a GOP takeover when the 2014 elections roll around.
Following last week’s passage of three pieces of legislation making Colorado a pretty unfriendly place for guns owners and the exercise of 2nd Amendment powers, some hunters are uniting to deny the State something very empowering indeed: revenue.
The media was wrong in pronouncing the economic crisis over in Europe. They are wrong in America, too. The real economic indicators prove that the economic crisis caused by too much government, too much spending, too much taxing, too many government regulations and too many government employees with obscene salaries and pensions is just beginning.
When is your property not really your property?
When you have it in the bank? When it is land? When you have it in a retirement account? Try all of the above.
An irony of the Administration of President Barack Obama is the President’s parsimonious attitude toward one of the office’s most distinguished powers: the Presidential pardon. According to an analysis by Reason, Obama’s record on extending clemency is unmatched for stinginess. Of the 43 U.S. Presidents who preceded Obama, only George Washington, William Henry Harrison and […]
TUCSON (UPI) — Long before Twitter and Facebook, societies maintained social networks even when the only network “traffic” was people moving on foot, U.S. researchers say. Scientists at the University of Arizona studying late pre-Hispanic American Southwest societies said their findings show people of that period were able to maintain surprisingly long-distance relationships with nothing […]
LOS ANGELES (UPI) — Researchers say they’ve identified areas off Southern California where whales face risks from potentially deadly collisions with commercial ship traffic. Scientists from the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration have created maps predicting the density of endangered humpback, fin and blue whales by merging observed whale sightings with oceanographic conditions to identify […]
STOCKHOLM, Sweden (UPI) — Complaints from Google have led to the deletion of the word “ungoogleable” from a list of new Swedish words, the Language Council of Sweden says. The country’s language watchdog has defined “ungoogleable” — “ogooglebar” in Swedish — as something that does not show up in results from any Internet search engine, […]
DURHAM, N.C. (UPI) — Scientists say genetics have helped them identify two new species of mouse lemur, tiny saucer-eyed primates native to the African island of Madagascar. The finding brings the number of recognized species of the teacup-size creatures — specimens of the new species weigh less than 3 ounces — to 20. Because these […]