Currency Converter by OANDA

Save on Travel

Caring for Body and Soul

Read useful articles for quick pick-up and focus.

Powered by Drupal, an open source content management system

Google

Quotation

"There are only two ways to live
your life. One is as if nothing is a miracle. The other is, as if everything is a miracle."

--Albert Einstein

Feed aggregator

Digest

The Washington Post - Top News - Wed, 2011-03-09 06:00
On the eve of Discovery's final homecoming, the six shuttle astronauts paid tribute Tuesday to the world's most traveled spaceship, saying it may be some time before there is another vessel worthy of the name and capable of venturing farther.
Categories: U.S. News

Sign of the times: Updated Bible

The Washington Post - Top News - Wed, 2011-03-09 06:00
A retooled classic hitting bookstores this week will raise new questions for millions of Christians about the nature of sin, whether women can exert authority over men and what the word "booty" really means.
Categories: U.S. News

Corrections

The Washington Post - Top News - Wed, 2011-03-09 06:00
A March 8 A-section article about Commerce Secretary Gary Locke's impending nomination to serve as U.S. ambassador to China incorrectly said that the former Washington governor was the first Asian American elected governor of a U.S. state. George R. Ariyoshi, governor of Hawaii from 1974 to 1986,...
Categories: U.S. News

State and local workers: Gone but not off the books

The Washington Post - Top News - Wed, 2011-03-09 06:00
Whoever it was who came up with the phrase "golden years" might have had Bruce Malkenhorst Sr. in mind.
Categories: U.S. News

More than half of California children Latino, census shows

The Washington Post - Top News - Wed, 2011-03-09 06:00
More than half the children in California are Latinos, according to new census statistics that show the nation's most populous state rapidly approaching the day when Hispanics overtake whites as the largest minority.
Categories: U.S. News

Maine gets waiver from health premium rules

The Washington Post - Top News - Wed, 2011-03-09 06:00
Maine received a three-year waiver of federal rules, contained in the 2010 health-care law, that require insurers to spend at least 80 percent of premiums on patient care, the U.S. government said Tuesday.
Categories: U.S. News

Japanese Americans: House hearings on radical Islam 'sinister'

The Washington Post - Top News - Wed, 2011-03-09 06:00
During the chaotic days after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, Basim Elkarra was passing by an Islamic school in Sacramento when he did a double-take: The windows were covered with thousands of origami cranes - peace symbols that had been created and donated by Japanese Americans.
Categories: U.S. News

Senate still wrangling over spending bill

The Washington Post - Top News - Wed, 2011-03-09 06:00
Senate leaders delayed until Wednesday consideration of a bill to fund the government through Sept. 30, as Democrats accused Republicans of reneging on an agreement to stage side-by-side votes on two competing plans to cut spending.
Categories: U.S. News

Milestones in the eradication of smallpox

The Washington Post - Top News - Wed, 2011-03-09 06:00
1796: Edward Jenner invents a smallpox vaccine. 1966: The World Health Organization launches a global campaign to eradicate smallpox.
Categories: U.S. News

Should last remaining known smallpox virus die?

The Washington Post - Top News - Wed, 2011-03-09 06:00
More than three decades after smallpox was eradicated, an international struggle has reemerged with new intensity about whether to destroy the only known specimens of the virus that causes one of humanity's worst scourges.
Categories: U.S. News

Digest

The Washington Post - Top News - Wed, 2011-03-09 06:00
Soldiers backing Ivory Coast's rogue leader opened fire on civilians again Tuesday, killing at least four people hours after hundreds took to the streets to protest the deaths of seven women gunned down at a march last week.
Categories: U.S. News

Bombing kills 25 near intelligence office in eastern Pakistan

The Washington Post - Top News - Wed, 2011-03-09 06:00
ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN - A car bomb exploded near an office of Pakistan's main intelligence agency in the eastern city of Faisalabad on Tuesday, killing 25 people in the type of militant attack that is growing more common in the country's populous heartland.
Categories: U.S. News

Russians protest by emigrating, not demonstrating

The Washington Post - Top News - Wed, 2011-03-09 06:00
IN MOSCOW While protesters have been marching in the Middle East demanding liberty, Russians have been mostly silent. Instead of packing the streets, some have been quietly packing their bags, pursuing freedom in a new wave of emigration.
Categories: U.S. News

Women's rights marchers in Cairo report sexual assaults by angry mob

The Washington Post - Top News - Wed, 2011-03-09 06:00
CAIRO - Women hoping to extend their rights in post-revolutionary Egypt were faced with a harsh reality Tuesday when a mob of angry men beat and sexually assaulted marchers calling for political and social equality, witnesses said.
Categories: U.S. News

Yemeni police fire on protesters, injuring dozens

The Washington Post - Top News - Wed, 2011-03-09 06:00
SANAA, YEMEN - Police opened fire and used tear gas on anti-government demonstrators in the Yemeni capital, Sanaa, late Tuesday, injuring at least 50 people, four of them critically, doctors and witnesses said.
Categories: U.S. News

U.S. plans to freeze assets of Libyans involved in attacks on civilians

The Washington Post - Top News - Wed, 2011-03-09 06:00
U.S. officials intend to freeze assets owned by some Libyan military, intelligence and government officials involved in attacks on civilian and rebel forces, officials said Tuesday.
Categories: U.S. News

U.S., Europe considering naval operations to deliver humanitarian aid to Libya

The Washington Post - Top News - Wed, 2011-03-09 06:00
The United States and its European allies are considering the use of naval assets to deliver humanitarian aid to Libya and to block arms shipments to the government of Moammar Gaddafi, even as they weigh the legality of imposing a no-fly zone without United Nations authorization, according to U.S....
Categories: U.S. News

Remorse brings Libyan, too late, to the rebellion

The Washington Post - Top News - Wed, 2011-03-09 06:00
BENGHAZI, LIBYA - Abdullah, a lean young Libyan in a soldierly blue beret, knows he came to the uprising against Moammar Gaddafi one day late. Unlike many members of the Libyan army, he didn't immediately defect to the rebel cause - he surrendered to it, racked with remorse, the morning after he...
Categories: U.S. News

Key Iranian body replaces critical cleric; women demonstrate

The Washington Post - Top News - Wed, 2011-03-09 06:00
TEHRAN - Former Iranian president Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani withdrew his candidacy Tuesday for reelection as chairman of a key clerical council that holds power over Iran's supreme leader, state media reported.
Categories: U.S. News

Report reveals steep increase in war amputations last fall

The Washington Post - Top News - Wed, 2011-03-09 06:00
The majority of American soldiers undergoing amputation for war wounds last fall lost more than one limb, according to data presented Tuesday to the Defense Health Board, a committee of experts that advises the Defense Department on medical matters.
Categories: U.S. News

Google Ads

Featured Partners

Airbnb

Advertisments

Your Ads Here

Currency Converter by OANDA

Advertise with us

User login

Airbnb

Airbnb

Syndicate

Syndicate content

Who's online

There are currently 0 users and 2 guests online.

Visitors

Cookies

The following list of on-line cookie recipes was making the circuits a few years back in Christmas mailers. I was fascinated by it then and still am so I thought I would share it with those of you who love cookies.

Chill the milk and let's begin.