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Black and Latino students in California score better on AP tests than peers elsewhere

Black and Latino students in California who passed Advanced Placement exams outperformed their peers elsewhere, but a gap persists between them and their white and Asian counterparts, according to new test score results.

3 Hurricanes Are Hitting the Pacific at the Same Time, and the View From Space Is Amazing

Astronauts aboard the International Space Station are marveling at a particularly awesome view from orbit right now. This week marks the first time that three major hurricanes—dubbed Kilo, Ignacio, and Jimena—have been captured simultaneously churning across the Pacific Ocean, according to the United Kingdom's Met Office. Show More Summary

Justification for Higher Education

We are STILL paying for it. The post Justification for Higher Education appeared first on The Good Men Project.

At military parade, Chinese president says nation will cut 300,000 troops

President Xi Jinping announced Thursday that China will cut its military by 300,000 troops, a significant reduction in one of the largest militaries in the world and a move that the Chinese leader called a gesture of peace.

British Group Issues Guide for Using Psychics in Police Investigations

The history of paranormal claims relating to police investigations and missing person reports is one addled with controversy and, at times, confusion. While many believe that to rely on the purported abilities of a psychic intuitive could be potentially misleading, let alone the very height of pseudoscience,...

“Celebrity Big Brother” Recap, Episode 6: It’s Nomination Day—Guess Who Everyone Hates?

6 hours agoLGBT / Gay : NewNowNext

This is what everyone has been waiting for: Nominations Day. It’s that time of the week when the housemates go all Sophie’s Choice in the Diary Room, complaining piteously that picking a housemate to exile is the hardest decision they’ve ever had to make in their lives—and then proceed to trash someone they sleep, eat... Read more »

More Students Are Taking The SAT, Even As Scores Fail To Improve

The College Board, the company that oversees the SATs and Advanced Placement program, released test results from the 2o14-2015 school year on Thursday, including data from SAT, PSAT and AP exams. The data reveals that a record number...Show More Summary

Solar power supplies 10 percent of Japan peak summer power: Asahi

TOKYO (Reuters) - Solar power generation contributed to about 10 percent of peak summer power supplies of Japan's nine major utilities, equivalent to more than 10 nuclear reactors, the Asahi newspaper reported on Thursday.

Fall is here!

…and you know what that means. It’s time to eat all the fall-themed junk food and watch horror movies. Yes, I know it’s not “technically” the fall season yet, but September 1st is always the unofficial kick-off for me. Picked all of this up today. Reviews coming sometime between now and Halloween.

The Rivers: The Greater Life of Which Men are an Inextricable Part

The rivers are truly the life blood of our ecology. The post The Rivers: The Greater Life of Which Men are an Inextricable Part appeared first on The Good Men Project.

Study Results - 3 Black Dekalb County Police Men Shoot A White Man: "Constructive Feedback University's" Model Of "Black American Colonization" HAS FAILED Sufficiently Factor In The FRAUD In What The CONFIDENCE MEN Will Tell The Colonized Negro In Order T

The Model That "Constructive Feedback University - Study Of 'Black Studies Programs' Program - HAS FAILED TO ACCURATELY CAPTURE ALL OF THE FORCES BEARING DOWN TO Colonize The "Colonized Americanized So-Called Negro" During The Race To...Show More Summary

The Cursed Death Road of New Jersey

There are certain places in the world that undeniably lend themselves to scary tales of ghosts and the paranormal, or to at least cast a feeling of profound unease upon us. Spooky abandoned buildings, graveyards, and dark ancient forests are all good examples of locations that really...

Angels' minor league coach Ty Boykin excited to get called up

Nearly 20 years after playing his last game, Ty Boykin finally got the call he was waiting for last week: He was going to the major leagues.

Angels' Albert Pujols is at peace with pace while pushing for playoff run

Albert Pujols sat in front of his locker Wednesday afternoon, an ice pack strapped to his sore lower back and a smile creasing his face.

“SitNexTo Kim Davis” Has Won Twitter: “Did God Order You Not To Fill The Xerox Tray, Too?”

8 hours agoLGBT / Gay : NewNowNext

The Web started poking fun at Kim Davis the minute someone noticed her smock dress made her a dead ringer for Annie Wilkes in Misery. But we’ve reached peak hilarity with the arrival of the Twitter account “SitNextTo Kim Davis,” a parody account purportedly run by the miserable looking woman sitting next to Davis in... Read more »

Parents protesting Ontario Sex-ed get strong support from local community

Participants were astonished by the strong support they received from the public driving by. That indicated to them a majority of citizens in the region opposed the Wynne government’s planned radical sexualization of the province's children.

In an Eerie Prison, a Promise Made to Haunt Bureaucrats

The Philadelphia Police Commissioner was giving a talk inside Eastern State Penitentiary when he was interrupted by protesters who pledged to haunt him. — There was a level of excitement and awe among many who walked through a long hall of a now closed prison whose interior rivals its exterior in gothic-chic. Show More Summary

WATCH: Kim Davis as Heroic as Abolitionists, Says Bryan Fischer

Yep, opposing marriage equality is just like opposing slavery. Or the Nazis, says the antigay commentator. read more

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