By 2030, cancer is going to be the United States' leading cause of death, according to a new report from the American Society of Clinical Oncology. The number of cancer cases diagnosed will increase by 45 percent to 2.3 million, and surpass heart disease as the country's deadliest health ailment. Show More Summary
This is fun. L.V. Anderson of Slate and Jess Fink of Slate started with a simple observation—Americans consume more meat per person than any other nation on earth (except Luxembourg, those gluttons), yet most of our official state foods are not meat—and have created a map that assigns a unique meat or meat-based dish to each state in the union. Show More Summary
Ichi Sushi, San Francisco. · The United Steaks of America · Would You Pay $10 for This Cup of Coffee? · Mapping SF's Microclimates With Wine Grown in the City · The 5 Fattest States In America · Which...
Marijuana could save the United States of America -- or at the very least Colorado -- because the State is $2 MILLION richer from its new marijuana tax -- and that's just for the month of January.It's pretty staggering... in the first month since…
Written in collaboration with Negar Avaregan, M.P.H. National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day -- March 10 -- provides us with an opportunity to recognize the impact of HIV on women and girls in the United States, and to encourage action to reduce the burden of this disease in this population group. Show More Summary
If you are a fan of the Mike Dillon Band and/or Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey, you will now have a chance to see them together when they tour the western half of the United States. Check them out if you can, they’re even playing a number of small market cities: March 19… Boulder, CO (Shine) […]
A recent proposal to overhaul the tax code in the United States could result in the biggest banks like Bank of America shelling out billions more to the U.S. Government each and every year.
Ford is moving production of its F-65o and F-750 commercial trucks from Mexico to the United States when production commences on the bodystyle, slated for early 2015. Truck yeah, 'Murica! Read more...
Huckabee says that since God himself created the United States, he will certainly murder all 300 million of us if we don't repent. Because he loves us so fucking much.
Alaska isn’t just big — it’s extra big. As the largest state in the United States of America, Alaska has some bragging rights that seem inalienable. Not a single one of the other 49 states can hold a candle to some of the records for size Alaska holds. Show More Summary
When we departed from season 2 of the politically hilarious "Veep," we found Julia Louis-Dreyfus's character, Selina Meyer, undecided as to whether or not she will run for the presidency of the United States of America. However, even after sporting the tagline, "Boldly Running For President. Show More Summary
This is interesting, given the fact that Blue Jersey has a number of writers - both staff and reader - who post under anonymous usernames. Promoted by Rosi. The First Amendment to the United States Constitution is one of the heroic marvels of human freedom. Show More Summary
It is a sad spectacle. “As threats and crises multiply, what is President Obama doing? He’s proposing to reduce the size and strength of America’s military to pre-2001 levels. Can anyone still regard the United States as a reliable ally? More consequentially, is America still seen as a formidable adversary? Mr. Obama’s critics call him […]
“I am a member of the Congress of the United States of America! I am tired of this,” Cummings said, […] The post Rep. Issa Fails in IRS Hearing, Elijah Cummings Lets Him Have It appeared first on Taylor Marsh.
Thanks, Science! Has a second baby been cured of HIV? Paul Ryan Connects the Dots: Paul Ryan, who was America's second choice for vice president of the United States in 2012, says the best way to solve the Ukrainian crisis is to get the Keystone Pipeline up and running. Show More Summary
"I am a member of the Congress of the United States of America! I am tired of this," Rep. Elijah Cummings exclaimed. The post Republican Chairman Cuts The Mic And Walks Out When Democrat Challenges Him appeared first on ThinkProgres...
The last Monday of February 2014 was indeed historic for Malibu, California and the United States of America because the Malibu City Council proclaimed that all cetaceans (whales and dolphins) that pass its shoreline have the right to life! This superpod of Bottlenose dolphins spotted off the coast of San Diego was 7 miles long and 5 miles wide. Show More Summary
Before the U.S. gets too worked up about the Russian "invasion" of Ukraine, it should recall its own invasion in 1983 of the idyllic island of Granada some 100 miles from the United States. America invaded Granada to install a U.S.-friendly government after a Communist coup had led to the breakdown of law and order on the island. Show More Summary
In the United States, one in five children live in a household with not enough food to eat. Feeding America reports that 15.9 million kids under the age of 18 live in this condition where they are unable to consistently access nutritious and adequate amounts of food necessary for a healthy life. Show More Summary
A series of oil-by-rail accidents, some of them explosive and deadly, has Americans worried about the safety of oil shipments in the United States. Naturally, the attention turns to pipelines. We need to build out pipeline infrastructure such as the Keystone XL project because they are safer and more reliable than trains. Show More Summary