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ABS Grants AIP for Jensen’s LNG ATB Design

A Jensen Maritime-designed, liquefied natural gas (LNG)-bunkering articulated tug-barge (ATB) has been granted approval in principle (AIP) by classification society American Bureau of Shipping (ABS).

Antiracism, Our Flawed New Religion

19 hours agoNews : The Daily Beast

Opposition to racism used to be a political stance. Now it has every marking of a religion, with both good and deleterious affects on American society.

Brian Brown On The Equality Act

yesterdayLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

"Sponsored by the grossly-misnamed Human Rights Campaign special interest group, HR 3185 is breathtaking in its scope. It would allow gay and lesbian activists to persecute Americans in virtually every area of society — in employment, public accommodations, housing, credit, and a dozen other areas of civil life. Show More Summary

Camille A. Brown with Tracy Wormworth in BLACK GIRL: Linguistic Play (excerpt)

BLACK GIRL: Linguistic Play reveals the complexity of carving out a self-defined identity as a Black female in urban American culture. In a society where Black women are often only portrayed in terms of their strength, resiliency, or...Show More Summary

Hollywood salute for production designer James Bissell

The American Cinematheque and the Art Directors Guild's Film Society celebrate the career of Oscar-nominated production designer James Bissell on Sunday at the Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood. Among the films Bissell designed are 1982's "E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial," 2005's "Good Night, and Good Luck"...

Recap: What I’m looking for with my examination of The American Colonization Society

Since my last blog post, I’ve been looking through my notes, starting to compile a couple lists… but, along the way, I’ve been distracted by a few findings that might be of interest to readers. Of course, my thinking, in going through records of the American Colonization Society (ACS), is that I might find something that […]

Could 'Harry Potter'-like invisibility cloaks really exist?

Scientists and researchers are actively working on ways to make cloaking devices reality. A new video from the American Chemical Society shows us how.

American Express and American Cancer Society: We No Longer Donate to Planned Parenthood

Americans are paying more attention to the dirty deeds at Planned Parenthood than ever before now that the abortion business has been caught twice selling the body parts of aborted babies. Included in that additional attention is a concern about corporate contributions by large companies and organizations to the abortion giant. As LifeNews reported yesterday, […]

Slenderman & the Suicide Spirit

If there is one constant in every human society in the world, is that teenage years are never easy. That’s what they call it ‘Adolescence’. For teenagers living in Native American reservations though, on top of all the usual growing pains you and I got to experience,...

Evangelicals, Muslims Denounce Franklin Graham's Anti-Islamic Views

3 days agoNews : Huffington Post

Azhar Azeez, president of the Islamic Society of North America, speaks at a joint evangelical Christian and Muslim event on Thursday (July 23, 2015) on Capitol Hill. WASHINGTON (RNS) An evangelical pastor from Texas joined American Muslim...Show More Summary

Reading List for ‘The North’s Civil War’

I am getting close to finalizing the reading list for my research seminar at the American Antiquarian Society in Worcester, which I will teach this…

RGS AND AWS WELCOME NEW WILDLIFE BIOLOGISTS FOR WESTERN GREAT LAKES

The Ruffed Grouse Society and American Woodcock Society add dedicated professionals to their respected biologist program in Meadow Kouffeld-Hansen in Minnesota and The post RGS AND AWS WELCOME NEW WILDLIFE BIOLOGISTS FOR WESTERN GREAT LAKES appeared first on Hunting and Conservation News.

3 Dieting Myths I No Longer Believe After Reading ‘Beyond a Shadow of a Diet’

By: Sarah Bousquet, American University student and Intern I recently read ‘Beyond a Shadow of a Diet’, by Judith Matz and Ellen Frankel.  This book discusses the negative impact of dieting on our society and why dieting does the opposite of the intended goal of losing weight. Show More Summary

Dr. David Balle Launches Kybella - "No More Double Chin"

/PRNewswire/ -- According to a 2014 survey conducted by the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS), 68% of people said they're bothered by submental fullness or "double chin."

If Sandra Bland Were a White Woman, Statistics Show She'd Be Alive Today

Between the videos of Walter L. Scott, Eric Garner, John Crawford, and now Sandra Bland, American society has been forced to accept that racial injustice is still prevalent in this day and age. While the deaths of Garner and Crawford...Show More Summary

If Sandra Bland Were a White Woman, Statistics Show She'd Be Alive Today

Between the videos of Walter L. Scott, Eric Garner, John Crawford, and now Sandra Bland, American society has been forced to accept that racial injustice is still prevalent in this day and age. While the deaths of Garner and Crawford...Show More Summary

The U.S. in Autochromes – 50 Stunning Color Photographs of American Life in the Early 20th Century

These stunning photographs were taken by National Geographic Society photographers using Autochrome process. The society eventually moved on to other more advanced processes and finally to Kodachrome by 1938. New Orleans, Louisiana -...Show More Summary

NPPC CEO recognised for animal research support

Neil Dierks, CEO of the National Pork Producers Council, was given the Distinguished Support of Animal Science Award from the American Society of Animal Science (ASAS) at its joint annual meeting with the American Dairy Science Association in Orlando, Fla.

Dead Poets Society of America Founder Visits 500th Poet’s Grave: the Tomb of Sun Ra

In his trusty van, “Dedgar The Poemobile,” Dead Poets Society of America Founder, Walter Skold, has been traversing the country for six years, documenting the final resting places of American poets with his stuffed traveling companion, Raven. For his 500th visit, Skold chose Sun Ra’s grave because he had never met a poet from Saturn […]

Inhaled Cannabis Shown Effective for Diabetic Neuropathy Pain

New research reported in The Journal of Pain, published by the American Pain Society (www.americanpainsociety.org, shows that inhaled cannabis reduces diabetic neuropathy and the analgesic effect is dose-dependent.

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