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DeKalb Medical Offering Free Skin Cancer Screenings in May

Make your appointment today! In recognition of May being Skin Cancer Awareness Month, DeKalb Medical is partnering with Dermatology Associates to provide complementary skin screenings. When: Saturday,  May 14 |   9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Where: Radiation Oncology Department 2675 N. Decatur Rd., Suite G09 Decatur, GA 30033 404.501.WELL to reserve spot. Spots are […]

A sinking feeling over unions’ $50b sub deal

THE decision by the Turnbull government to enter exclusive negotiations with the French-government-owned and French trade union-run company DCNS to design Australia’s new submarine fleet…

Molecular Machines

In Chemistry World: image via Victoria Richards investigates the world of artificial molecular machines – where have they come from and where are they headed?What if we lived in a world run by molecular machines, too small to see but...Show More Summary

D.C. area forecast: Mostly dry today, but rain that soaks us tonight may linger through Sunday

This weekend could be better, and it could be worse. If you're thinking outdoor thoughts, today might be a good time to get to them.

This Week in Port Phillip 1841: April 23 -30 1841

SUPREME COURT Now that all the excitement of the Supreme Court opening was over, the court settled down into its daily routine.  Well, not quite.  Even though the inconvenience of not having a Supreme Court for civil cases was cited … Continue reading ?

Western Style Sushi at Sushiro/????

This week we were taken by a Japanese friend to dine at Sushiro / ????, one of Japan's heavy hitters in the sushi train chain... game. We included it in our Weekly Expense series here.Normally our friend would turn their nose up at the...Show More Summary

Englander candidacy gets a boost from independent expenditure committee

More than $200,000 has poured into an independent expenditure committee set up to support the candidacy of Los Angeles Councilman Mitch Englander in his bid for a county supervisorial seat. Englander is leading the pack in fundraising in the race for the seat being vacated by Los Angeles County...

5 arrested, deputy injured as Trump protesters break through barricades at GOP convention

Five protesters were arrested and a sheriff’s deputy was injured in Northern California on Friday during a raucous anti-Donald Trump demonstration in which some threw eggs at police and pushed down barricades separating them from the hotel where the GOP presidential candidate spoke later in the...

News: The Problem With Share Houses in Japan is ...

The Japanese are experts when it comes to sharing a house with the family; it's common practice for three generations to make the daily concessions required to live under the same roof. In tight spaces. With paper thin walls. And let's...Show More Summary

Revolutionary Guards Going after Family Members of Iranian Journalists Living Abroad

Brother of Journalist Sentenced to Five Years in Prison In a long-established practice of targeting the family members of Iranian journalists who live outside Iran, the Revolutionary Guards have sentenced the brother of a journalist to five years in prison, on trumped up national security charges. The Guards have long harassed the relatives of Iranian […]

English Teacher Side Hustles

The other day I asked if there was an HDMI cable I could use for my self introductions in classes. It took less than five minutes for a teacher to go find the HDMI cable and it to appear on my desk. And I was almost too scared to ask. The English teacher in Japan job is really funny sometimes. Show More Summary

Gucci Cracks Down on Netherworld Knock-Offs

Gucci is serious about stamping out fakes. Even in the afterlife.

Beyonce postpones Nashville concert; Atlanta show will go on as planned

Beyonce has postponed her Nashville concert on May 5, but the stadium spectacle is still on track for Sunday at the Georgia Dome. No reason was given for the abrupt delay, but Nashville fans were told...

Old Museum Building – 125th anniversary

The Old Museum Building situated in the inner-city suburb of Bowen Hills in Brisbane has enjoyed an eventful history since it was built in 1891. It initially served as the Exhibition Building, replacing the previous structure which was destroyed by fire in 1888. The laying of the foundation stone ceremony took place at the site on... Read more

Border officials find 7 tons of marijuana in commercial truck

Customs and Border Protection officers found 7 tons of marijuana inside a commercial truck transporting furniture through the Otay Mesa border entry, authorities said Friday. The 1994 Freightliner trailer truck entered the Otay Mesa cargo facility about 9:40 a.m. Thursday, authorities said. Customs...

Watch the opening of the Dupont Underground exhibit in 360º

The Dupont Underground is an art exhibit situated in an old trolley station below Dupont Circle in Northwest Washington.

Republicans vying to challenge Beyer in Northern Virginia congressional race

Two relative unknowns are competing for the GOP nomination to seek the 8th District seat.

2 private investigators can be tried on conspiracy and false imprisonment charges, judge rules

Two private investigators can be tried on charges of false imprisonment and conspiracy in connection with a fake DUI report against a Costa Mesa city councilman in 2012, an Orange County judge ruled Friday. Upholding an earlier ruling, Superior Court Judge Michael Leversen agreed that there is...

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