His trial is the latest example of growing religious intolerance in the country
Submitted by Dave Fairtex via Peak Prosperity.com, For years, we've been warning here at PeakProsperity.com that the economics of the US 'shale revolution' were suspect. Namely, that they've only been made possible by the new era of 'expensive' oil (an average oil price of between $80-$100 per barrel). Show More Summary
Does the new year mean a new healthy habit? Running is a great choice, since you can do it almost anywhere. If you're new to running, however, there's nothing worse than slipping on your brand-new sneakers and setting out full speed, only to be out of breath a mere minute later. Show More Summary
Looking ahead to the New Year, Katie Holmes is featured on the front of the February 2015 issue of Elle Canada magazine. The 35-year-old Toledo, Ohio native looks fabulous in a long-sleeve black and white blouse with form-fitted white...Show More Summary
The link between the Hepatitis B vaccine and an increase risk of Multiple Sclerosis has been something of concern for a number of years since a increase in vaccinations in France led to a dramatic rise in cases of Multiple Sclerosis,...Show More Summary
Spider Stories is a new fantasy series based on pan-African culture and mythology. Created by John and Charles Agbaje, this series raised $30,000 on Kickstarter to film a pilot a couple years ago, and now here's the first teaser for the finished product. And it looks amazing. Read more...
For those who have truly waited until the last minute, or for those who give New Year’s presents, here are some books that escaped my attention when I made my last such post: 1) Sociolinguistics: A Very Short Introduction, by John Edwards. This won my heart right off the bat by having a dedication in […]
2014 wasn’t the year that drones first entered the consumer lexicon, but it did see the notion of using these unmanned vehicles to our advantage become much more palatable. Package deliveries and carrying out conventional robotic tasks...Show More Summary
President Barack Obama, his wife Michelle, and their children Malia and Sasha gather around the Christmas tree in this new festive photo posted to Twitter. This year, the White House is celebrating with the theme, “A Children’s Winter Wonderland.” “It celebrates the pureness that the holidays bring, as seen through the eyes of children,” the [...]
Back in May last year, the My Urban Vehicle project introduced us to a folding electric scooter prototype that was to go into production by the end of 2013. Development continued beyond that deadline, however, and now a new fully-functional...Show More Summary
The most popular treatment for type 2 diabetes, metformin, may be safer for patients with mild to moderate kidney disease than guidelines suggest, according to a new, systematic review of the literature. For 20 years, metformin has been used in the U.S. Show More Summary
Earlier this year, JPMorgan Chase was the victim of a massive data breach, but the attack might have been avoided if the bank had installed a “simple” security fix, The New York Times reveals. Apparently, an unsecured server on the bank’s...Show More Summary
Post by Liz Alterman. 'Tis the season for setting those New Year's resolutions! Rather than rehash the same old diet and exercise intentions we hear about year after year, we thought we'd take a look at some ideas moms are sharing that'll...Show More Summary
One year after a crack team of creatives resurrected the legendary Diamond Horseshoe nightclub, the Queen of the Night venue will serve as the site of the ultimate New Year's extravaganza. read more
The New York Times has put together a chart showing what gift-related Google searches are trending highest in major U.S. cities this year. There are some funny results. For instance, San Franciscans are searching a lot more for rain boots — after a few very dry winters in a row, the rains have been much heavier this winter. Show More Summary
Singles looking to meet someone on a cruise have new choices this year.
Prosecutors in Cleveland have dropped the charges against a murder suspect who was imprisoned for more than 18 years but maintained his innocence and was granted a new trial. The Plain Dealer reports 40-year-old Anthony Lemons said a burden was lifted from him as a judge acquitted him yesterday. In...
Curbed NY today rounds up the most beautiful listings to have hit the market in New York City. Marc Jacobs' house (at right) made the list, as did the abodes of Michelle Williams and Spike Lee. Featured: a Brooklyn carriage...
BEREA, Ohio — Mike Pettine had a message for Joe Thomas on Wednesday, the morning after Thomas had been named to his eighth Pro Bowl in eight years. “I told hiim they’re going to rename it,” said Pettine, who has been very quick with a quip even as the Browns' strong start faded in the final month “Call it the Joe Thomas Invitational. Show More Summary
As many of you may remember, the Anglotopia family had the opportunity to spend Christmas in Britain last year and it was a truly magical trip. We weren’t able to go again this year, but we plan to go again in the future. It’s trulyShow More Summary