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‘Vikings: Life and Legend’ Arrives in London

‘Vikings: Life and Legend’ Arrives in London

London’s British Museum presents Vikings: Life and Legend until June 22, 2014. As the first extensive Viking exhibition at the museum for over 30 years, it showcases many new Viking Age archaeological discoveries and objects. Visitors arrive in the realm of seafarers, warriors and conquerors to study the fascinating dynamics of Viking history and legend. […]

Best Kept Secrets About Shakespeare

Best Kept Secrets About Shakespeare

Today is the Bard’s 450th birthday and amid the global celebrations, commemorations and fanfare it seems like the perfect time to dig up some of the best kept secrets about William Shakespeare and his incredible literary contributions to the world. Despite never publishing his own plays (they were all published posthumously by various friends), his […]

Smart Phone Battery Coming to Market Can Fully Charge in 30 Seconds

Smart Phone Battery Coming to Market Can Fully Charge in 30 Seconds

As smart phone users increasingly move away from using land lines and make the switch over to using mobile phones exclusively, it’s becoming more important than ever to find ways to improve upon charging capability and the lifespan of cell phone batteries. Many people who use smart phones use them while they are recharging, and […]

Easter Celebrations or the Chocolate Festival?

Easter Celebrations or the Chocolate Festival?

Easter is upon us, but what does that mean? Is there more to it than a festival of chocolate eggs? For some it is cause to celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ, for others a long relaxing weekend, the start of spring, the decline towards winter or just a great excuse to eat eggs. Here […]

Wild Horses Just Meat to the Bureau of Land Management?

Wild Horses Just Meat to the Bureau of Land Management?

  Apparently, the definition of “wild” is to the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) as the definition of “is” was to former president Bill Clinton. When Clinton was asked about whether he had engaged in sexual activity with White House intern Monica Lewinsky, he stated, “There is no improper relationship.” Later when caught in his […]

Philanthropist Howard G. Buffett Donates $23.7 Million to Help Rhinos

Philanthropist Howard G. Buffett Donates $23.7 Million to Help Rhinos

For the past six years, rhinos have been increasingly under siege. The 1,900 to 4,000-pound animals are being slaughtered in steeply escalating numbers for their horns, which weigh six to eight pounds. The fact that rhino horn is made of nothing more than keratin, the same thing that human hair, toenails, and fingernails are made […]

Easter Lily Tradition and History

Easter Lily Tradition and History

The Easter Lily is symbolic of the resurrection of Jesus Christ. Churches of all denominations, large and small, are filled with floral arrangements of these white flowers with their trumpet-like shape on Easter morning. The flower is frequently represented in stained glass windows either in memory of someone or to signify hope, purity and life […]

California Solar Energy Gets Crowdsourced

California Solar Energy Gets Crowdsourced

California residents who are seeking to use solar energy on their homes and other properties now are finding that their panels may be boosted by venture capital crowdsourced from the community. Mosaic, a Oakland, Calif. company, is allowing people to put their money where the sun shines and invest in solar projects. The company touts […]

Matisse’s Cut-Outs at London’s Tate Modern

Matisse’s Cut-Outs at London’s Tate Modern

London’s Tate Modern presents Henri Matisse: The Cut-Outs through September 7, 2014. This major retrospective solely features Matisse’s cutout collages from 1936 until his death in 1954. The retrospective highlights 120 works of large-scale cutout collages including Matisse’s Blue Nudes and The Parakeet and the Mermaid (1952), along with other works from around the world. […]

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  • South Korea Warns of Northern Plans for Nuclear Test Ahead of Obama Visit April 23, 2014
    South Korean officials have warned that the North may be planning to launch another nuclear test. This news has come ahead of the official visit by President Obama. But officials are not sure if the test is legitimate, or just a bluff on behalf of their northern counterparts. Kim Min-Seok, spokesman for the defence ministry […]
    Sara Watson
  • Mental Illness Not Strongly Associated With Criminal Behavior April 23, 2014
    Research conducted on 143 people with severe mental illness taken from a mental health court in Minneapolis has found that a relatively small number of the crimes they commit are directly related to the symptoms of their illness. The study, conducted by researchers at Normandale Community College in Bloomington, Minnesota, is the first to take […]
    Laura Prendergeist
  • Heroin Sold by Hospital Inpatient April 23, 2014
    A Pennsylvania woman has been charged with selling heroin … out of the intensive care unit (ICU), and then her hospital room while a patient at Excela Westmoreland County Hospital. The hospital is an adult inpatient mental health facility in Greensburg, a suburb of Pittsburg. After an undercover informant bought heroin from the woman, 38-year-old […]
    Fern Remedi-Brown
  • Game of Thrones Not Short on Talent with Peter Dinklage April 23, 2014
    The hot series Game of Thrones is full of action and suspense, leaving the viewer yearning for more with each passing episode.  The ongoing saga has spectators glued to their television sets, waiting and wondering what will happen next. The HBO series has captured audiences for four seasons with a dramatic fantasy story line and talent […]
    Roanne FitzGibbon
  • Teenage Stowaway Miracle Survival April 23, 2014
    A teenage stowaway has beaten the odds with his miraculous survival crossing the Pacific ocean. He was hidden in the flight wheel of a Hawaiian airlines plane. The boy, who has been taken into child services, was said to be unconscious for the entirety of the flight, which went from San Jose to Maui. The […]
    Sara Watson

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