For those of us who oppose the Keystone XL pipeline—as well as other means of transporting highly polluting tar sands petroleum—the latest Washington Post-ABC National Poll cannot but generate sighs. Two thirds of those surveyed want...Show More Summary
Here’s a great lesson plan for high school students from the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
It's tough being the (nominal) leader of the free world, with people lookin' to you for leadership 'n' stuff. Vladimir Putin has put President Barack Obama?s vacation plans on hold. Obama is headed to Coral Reef High School in the.....
New Jersey’s embattled governor got a standing ovation at the Conservative Political Action Conference in National Harbor, MD. Christie’s remarks were highly anticipated, not only because of the lingering scandal but also because CPAC brass dinged him last year by leaving him off of the guest list. Today, the governor was greeted with murmurs and […]
As I travel the nation I meet a lot of young people (high school/college age) who are thinking about going into youth ministry as a vocation. I also meet a lot of youth leaders who wonder if they should have chosen a different ministry career path because of hassles and heartbreaks they have endured in their current season of ministering to teenagers.
It seems that each and every week we hear about new restaurants hitting the airport dining scene, and this week is no exception. At this point you probably know that Sbarro and Starbucks are out in favor of some high end concourse cuisine, and that?s exactly what they?re getting over at Reagan National Airport?s Terminal A?the good stuff. Show More Summary
In today’s Social Velocity interview I’m talking with Pat Lawler. Pat is the CEO of Youth Villages, a national nonprofit dedicated to helping emotionally and behaviorally troubled children and their families live successfully. Youth Villages is often heralded as a model for high performing nonprofit organizations. Show More Summary
The UK wind energy industry is living life to its fullest, at the moment, in the wake of breaking yet another record. According to the official National Grid, the UK wind energy industry recorded a new monthly high of 11% of all energy being provided by wind in February. Show More Summary
A new national survey shows record high support for the freedom to marry and other aspects of LGBT equality. The post POLL: National Support For Marriage Equality Reaches New High Of 59 Percent appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Meet Rachel Canning. The New Jersey teen is the talk of the nation after she unsuccessfully requested Tuesday to have her parents pay her tuition and give her $2,600 a… READ ON
Support for legal same-sex marriage is at an all-time high, according to a new national poll. An ABC News/Washington Post survey released Wednesday indicates that 59% of Americans favor allowing gay or lesbian couples to legally wed. That's up two percentage points from an ABC News/Washington Post poll from last summer and appears to be […]
A new display exploring the high demand for copies and versions of portraits by Tudor court painter Hans Holbein the Younger has opened at the National Portrait Gallery, London. Hans Holbein Re-made brings together a selection of important...Show More Summary
Kayla Montgomery of Mount Tabor High School (N.C.) has multiple sclerosis, but that doesn't stop her from running cross-country and track, winning titles and ranking nationally as she does. Because of her disease, however, she has a unique way of finishing races. Read more...
MOJO Outdoors announced today that their All New Turkey Decoy that is causing a sensation is now shipping to dealers across the nation MOJO’s Quarter Pounder is a highly effective, remote controlled, motorized jake style turkey decoy that raises and...
PITTSBURGH, March 4, 2014 – Eating fish in amounts comparable to those of people living in Japan seems to impart a protective factor that wards off heart disease, according to an international study funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and led by the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health. read more
Will Saletan, the national correspondent at Slate, is a smart and independent thinker on the abortion issue. He even wrote a controversial but highly regarded book called Bearing Right: How Conservatives Won the Abortion War. Peter Beinart, editor of The New Republic, said that the book “will make activists on both sides of the debate […]
Washington (CNN) - Eight months to the day before Election Day 2014, anti-incumbent sentiments are at a record high, according to a new national poll. And an ABC News/Washington Post survey also indicates that with control of the U.S. Senate up for grabs this November, Republicans have a slight advantage over Democrats in the states […]
National Geographic’s photo of the day is, as usual, spectacular: a bluefin tuna about to eat its prey while it swims at extremely high speed. Taken by Brian Skerry, it’s part of a series featured in their March 2014 issue titled Quicksilver. More »
It is no secret that education is the surest route to a better life, but for tens of thousands of low-income students in developing nations, high costs means that access to it continues to be the stuff of fantasy. Student loans are notoriously hard to come by outside of the U.S. Show More Summary
The U.S. Department of Justice has thrown its weight behind the nation’s largest TV broadcasters in their upcoming Supreme Court showdown against upstart online video service Aereo. In a brief filed with the high court on Monday, the...Show More Summary