Friday, January 8, 2016

Chinese gourmands' growing love of cheese

German Choirboys Said to Be Abused

Pakistan PM, Army & ISI chief all condemn Pathankot terror attack

Canadians more polite than Americans on Twitter

What BAFTA Nominations Really Mean for Oscar

Nostra finds its own way on Valencia in S.F.

What Sherlock Holmes taught us about the mind

Yahoo to Reconsider Sale of Web Business Instead of Spinoff

Keep Calm and Carry On

New Horizon's latest photos of Pluto

Why don't black and white Americans live together?

Dow Down


On Lesley Blanch and Women Travel Writers

Inaugural Address of President John F. Kennedy

John F. Kennedy Quotations - John F. Kennedy Presidential Library & Museum

Let the word go forth from this time and place, to friend and foe alike, that the torch has been passed to a new generation of Americans--born in this century, tempered by war, disciplined by a hard and bitter peace, proud of our ancient heritage--and unwilling to witness or permit the slow undoing of those human rights to which this nation has always been committed, and to which we are committed today at home and around the world. 

Why you should beware a laughing or yawning hippo

Fugitive drug kingpin 'El Chapo' recaptured

Oil Prices Retreat as Dollar Rises

Can We Fix Opioid Abuse by Rethinking Chronic Pain?

Unearthing the City Grid That Would Have Been in Central Park

New study on Otzi the Iceman reveals humanity’s intimate affair with one microbe

Dow goes Zoom ...and thuds


7 Myths About Gun Violence in America, Debunked

MoveOn Members Are Voting on a Presidential Endorsement That Matters

What we learned from the transcripts of Tony Blair and Bill Clinton’s phonecalls

Has President Obama Broken the Political Stalemate on Guns?

Germany Says Asylum Seekers Among Suspects in Cologne New Year’s Eve Assaults

Robust Hiring in December Caps Solid Year for U.S. Jobs

The states people really want to move to


The states people really want to move to — and those they don’t - The Washington Post
These are the states the average people move to - very different from what bright people move to.

Piano Recitals, Refreshed

Richest U.S. Schools Could Lose Tax Status in Endowment Proposal

Mining's $1.4 Trillion Plunge Like Losing Apple, Google, Exxon

Now It's Clear Why U.S. Bears Kept Shorts at Highest in 4 Years

Currency Devaluations by Asian Tigers Could Hinder Global Growth

This Time Bitcoin's Price Increase is Both Logical and Sustainable

Russian Book Jackets from the 1930s

Net Neutrality T-Mobile Confirms It Slows Connections to Video Sites

What Happens After You Beat the IRS in an Audit

Militia leader Ammon Bundy defiant

These are the discoveries that made Stephen Hawking famous

Poland’s President Approves Controls on State Media

Guatemalan Judge in FIFA Corruption Case Released on $4 Million Bond

South Korea Punishes Kim Jong Un With K-Pop for Nuclear Test