BOSTON (UPI) — Professional announcers and linguists may not agree but MIT researchers say “pad kid poured curd pulled cod” is among the toughest tongue twisters around. The phrase — which must be repeated 10 times as fast as possible — is designed to trigger speech errors, its creators told Boston Daily. “If anyone can […]
WASHINGTON (UPI) — A U.S. House panel said House members are now allowed to include holiday greetings in official mail to constituents. Administration Committee Chairman Candice Miller, R-Mich., announced Wednesday the committee has introduced a new policy allowing representatives to include holiday greetings in official communications to constituents, USA Today reported Thursday. Lawmakers are given […]
Here is a collection of some of the stories making the Internet rounds this morning. Click the links for the full stories.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has awarded a $2,000 prize to the winner of a do-it-yourself advertising contest aimed at promoting Obamacare enrollment among young people. The video that took the pot has at least one thing going for it: truth in advertising.
An assignment sent home from an Oak Forest, Ill., high school government class is raising eyebrows among parents who are shocked by the questionnaire they and their children are required to fill out. The questionnaire (below) has the parents identify their positions on a number of highly charged issues, and then places them on a “political spectrum.”
A growing number of Americans are concerned about privacy following the National Security Agency whistle-blower Edward Snowden’s leaks over the summer — but it isn’t just individuals who are concerned.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) has been almost as strong an advocate for Obamacare as President Barack Obama himself, and for just as long. But he’s no fan of watching those close to him endure Obamacare policies and premiums.
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At least for as long as it remains legal, here’s one way to deal with any pesky unmanned aerial vehicles that invade your personal airspace: hack them and make them do your bidding. A hacker named Samy Kamkar has developed a set of drone hardware, along with the software to control it, that the DIY […]
Is there a chance that President Barack Obama will resign ahead of the 2014 elections to offset voter backlash against Democrats due to controversy over his signature healthcare overhaul? According to one Wall Street analyst there is. “If ObamaCare is the fiasco that some headlines are suggesting it is, I place the odds around 10% […]