TECH NEWS – The Organization of American States (OAS), through its Universal Civil Identity Program in the Americas (PUICA), has completed a project to assist the civil registries in Antigua and Barbuda, Dominica, Grenada, St Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia and St Vincent and the Grenadines to digitalize vital statistical information. PUICA initiated its Eastern […]
A fluctuating tilt in a planet's orbit does not preclude the possibility of life, according to new research by astronomers at the University of Washington, Utah's Weber State University and NASA. In fact, sometimes it helps. That's because...Show More Summary
This story is so tragic! Missing Grambling State Student Found Dead In Drainage Ditch The Grambling State University community is in shock by the death of a senior criminal justice major, a 3.5 GPA student who enjoyed life, shared c...
Lawrence Pintak, dean of the Washington State University’s Edward R. Murrow College of Communication, has written a controversial guide for journalists on how to cover stories without insulting Muslims. “Islam for Journalists” is an effort to educate reporters on the sensitivities of Muslims to avoid triggering protests or violence. Pintak writes that “Across the Muslim […]
In 1981, Benny Goodman appeared at the Tivoli Gardens in Copenhagen. It was billed as his last performance, but it wasn't. His final concert was held at the State University of New York in Purchase, N.Y. in January 1986. Goodman...
(This was posted April 10, 2014, at barfblog.com and is reposted here by permission.) A former colleague at Kansas State University asked me yesterday if I would deliver my annual talk with summer public health students despite being unceremoniously dumped last year. I said, “Sure, I’ll always talk with students: they shouldn’t have to suffer from... Continue Reading
Dieting may be good for your waistline, but it could also spell disaster for your marriage if a new scientific study is to be believed. Researchers from Ohio State University analysed daily blood glucose in married couples over a period of 21 days. Show More Summary
American Tax Resisters By Romain D. Huret Harvard University Press. 370 pp. $29.95 To pay the expenses incurred in fighting the Civil War, the government of the United States sold bonds and levied several taxes, including a small graduated income tax. Show More Summary
A March 2014 study conducted by Drexel University and the National College Players Association ( NCPA )—the organization founded by Ramogi Huga, who helped Kain Colter and the Northwestern football team earn the right to unionize—has...Show More Summary
The Surveillance State goes big in an article from Gizmodo, which describes early testing of a "God's-eye" system that collates information from multiple sources on the ground, giving the authorities what inventor Ross McNutt describes...Show More Summary
Tax Prof Donald P. Tobin (Ohio State) has been named Dean at Maryland: Tobin comes to UMB from Ohio State University where he was the John C. Elam/Vorys Sater Professor of Law at the Michael E. Moritz College of Law. During his 13 years at the Moritz College of Law,...
The Kansas Jewish Center shooting suspect Frazier Glenn Miller gave a seminar on “White Nationalism and Jewish Supremacism” at Missouri State University in 2012, and during his talk he addressed Jewish students at “kikes,” bragged about crimes he committed and called his time as a leader of the Ku Klux Klan “the best days of
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Heart patients with beliefs about health that aren't based on medical evidence are more likely to skip sessions of cardiac rehabilitation, new research suggests. In the Ohio State University study, a higher number of...Show More Summary
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Five high school students and three chaperones have been confirmed dead or are unaccounted for after a charter bus heading to Humboldt State University was struck by a FedEx tractor-trailer in Northern California. The bus and big rig drivers were also killed.
Six outstanding student NAMA teams made it to the final round of the competition last week and the final winner was California Polytechnic State University – Cal Poly. Congratulations to the teams from Illinois State University, Michigan State University, Iowa … Continue reading ?
Steven Teles of Johns Hopkins University talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about kludgeocracy, a term Teles coined in a National Affairs article to describe what Teles sees as the complex and unproductive state of political governance in the United States, particularly at the federal level. Show More Summary
Guest essay by Jim Steele, Director emeritus Sierra Nevada Field Campus, San Francisco State University In “Years of Living Dangerously” Hollywood’s Don Cheadle partners with Christian climate scientist Katharine Heyhoe to convince fellow Christians that they should trust the climate … Continue reading ?
In a new study, researchers from North Carolina State University, UNC-Chapel Hill and other institutions have taken the first steps toward creating a roadmap that may help scientists narrow down the genetic cause of numerous diseases. Their work also sheds new light on how heredity and environment can affect gene expression. read more
Of all the females in the world, former Louisiana State University linebacker Tahj Jones and offensive tackle Brandon Winey had to pick the same girl to lust after. … Continue
Students from Los Angeles who went on to attend an orientation program at Humboldt State University after Thursday's deadly bus crash on Interstate 5 have begun their trip home.