Russia is teaming up with the USA to build ISS 2.0 once the current one's funding runs out in 2024 -- at least according to Russia Today and state news agency TASS. The country's space agency, Roscosmos threatened in February to useShow More Summary
1. A Dog Has His Day On July 6, 1921, a curious gathering took place at the State, War, and Navy Building on Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington. The occasion was a ceremony honoring veterans of the 102 nd Infantry of the American Expeditionary Forces’ 26 th “Yankee” Division, who had seen action in France during the Great War. Show More Summary
Route 66. The Autobahn. The Trans-Eurasian Belt Development? The head of Russia's railway system has proposed a superhighway through Siberia across the Bering Strait that would link Europe with the United States through Russia. Read more...
Arizona State Senator Sylvia Allen (R) was discussing a bill Tuesday that would allow citizens to carry concealed weapons and bring them into public buildings.Along the way, she decried the moral decay of our country and suggested offhand that the legislators should be considering another bill to fix that:
By Heide Brandes OKLAHOMA CITY (Reuters) - About 15,000 homes and businesses in Oklahoma and Arkansas were without power on Thursday after tornadoes touched down in the states a day earlier, leaving at least one person dead and scores of structures damaged. Show More Summary
Chicken poop is polluting the Chesapeake Bay, so businesses in Maryland want the state to build a methane digester. Is their approach the most sensible The post The Politics Of Chicken Poop: Should Maryland Build A $200 Million Methane Digester? appeared first on Sustainablog.
By now, Americans no strangers to the variety of inventive and ill-conceived ways that Republican state legislators have found to build barriers to the ballot box. AMERICAblog readers already know about the attempt to tweak the rules for electoral votes in Michigan and Nebraska, along with poll taxes in North Carolina and voter ID laws in […]
The "gag law" stipulates fines for those who protest outside government buildings, burn the national flag, insult police officers, refuse to be identified. The hologrammatic performance will symbolize the poor state of the right to protest because of the law.
What does energy efficiency mean to you? In states like California that employ aggressive energy efficiency policies and standards from widget to building envelope, it’s been a successful strategy to reduce per capita energy consumption. read more
Phillippe Knoche stated that while Areva is committed to building two EPRs at Hinkley Point, they may be the last of their kind, and that they're abandoning the firm’s strategy of leading “high profile, new build projects” and instead will concentrate on the supply chain including major components of nuclear reactors. read more
Doug Bandow Iran has been one of Washington’s chief antagonists for nearly four decades. But a deal to keep Tehran from building nuclear weapons is in sight. Tehran, though an ugly regime, does not threaten America. The United States...Show More Summary
The bidding process is formally underway for those interested in building a Las Vegas-style casino in New York's Southern Tier. The state's Gaming Commission approved a new request for applications... To view the full story, click the title link.
Just how much has the United States depended on immigrants to build itself throughout its history? This chart lays out the last few hundred years of the nation's immigration rates to show how pivotal it was. Read more...
March 23--Ohio State University wants to build a compressed-natural-gas fueling station in the Kenny Road area on the North Side. The university is asking companies to respond to a request for qualifications to oversee design and construction...Show More Summary
At first, The Judicial Crisis Network backed Bush nominees. Now the dark money group reaches deep into state capitals. Here’s how it grew.
Late last year, we learned that The Satanic Temple's display in the Florida State Capitol Building had been vandalized.It turned out that the vandal was Susan Hemeryck, a 54-year-old Tea Party activist who wore a shirt with the phrase "Catholic Warrior" on it. At the time, she said this about her crime:
[Cross-posted at Hatewatch.] While most militia organizers in the United States focus their energies on combating what they see as domestic enemies — particularly the federal government and other alleged participants in a nefarious “New...Show More Summary
Pharrell Williams takes the spotlight to illuminate the Empire State Building in yellow for the United Nations’ International Day of Happiness on Friday afternoon (March 20) in New York City. The 41-year-old singer was given the honor thanks to his hit song “Happy” that was released last year. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of [...]
On March 3, 2015, Arjun Makhijani testified in front of a committee of the Minnesota Senate. The committee was conducting an investigation on whether or not it should recommend lifting the state’s current moratorium on building new nuclear reactors. Show More Summary
'Happy' singer Pharrell Williams flipped the light switch at the Empire State Building to mark the United Nations' International Day of Happiness. (March 20)