7.2 Magnitude Earthquake in Route to the South Sandwich Islands

Mostly Uninhabited Land

The South Sandwich Islands and surrounding areas brace for a massive earthquake. Our planet’s seemingly stable surface is made up of enormous pieces of rock that are slowly but constantly moving. Those pieces continually collide with and rub against one another, and sometimes their edges abruptly crack or slip and suddenly release huge amounts of […]

Sad Day in America: Zimmerman Not Guilty for Killing Unarmed Martin [video]

Verdict Causes Outrage

Sad Day in America: Zimmerman Not Guilty for Killing Unarmed Martin [video]

It’s a sad day for many Americans; especially of African American descent. George Zimmerman, the man accused of murdering Trayvon Martin, was found not guilty of second-degree murder and manslaughter on Saturday. Zimmerman, 29, was charged with second-degree murder in the death of Martin, a 17 year old African-American male whom the defendant shot during […]

Mayor Bob Filner’s Sex Scandal: Chief of Staff Vince Hall Resigns [Video]

Breaking Free from Foolish Behavior

Mayor Bob Filner’s Sex Scandal: Chief of Staff Vince Hall Resigns [Video]

San Diego Mayor Bob Filner’s chief of staff, Vince Hall, has resigned. Hall announced his resignation Friday over Twitter. He posted the following, “As a lifelong activist for women’s rights and equality, I feel I must resign effective today.” This news came shortly after three prominent San Diego-area elected officials joined the growing list of […]