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United Airlines is emulating rival American in featuring a baggage-delivery service at your arrival airport. Although you have to get your bags to the departure airport and check them by yourself, when you arrive at your destination airport, you hand your...
Re "Obama plans action on firearms," Jan. 15 The perpetrators of the recent mass shootings had mental health problems, yet the White House hasn't said anything about storing firearms out of their reach or enabling the commitment of the criminally insane...
Tags: Politics, Personal Weapon Control, Gun Control, Health, Firearms
Blogging with Bill WhiteI thought sure I'd stump you with last week's mystery object, but amid the wild guesses, I got a correct answer from someone who clearly has seen these in action. Lewill correctly responded, "It is a hog oiler painted to......
This sturdy Austrian had supporting roles in the recent action movies "Skyfall" and "Zero Dark Thirty," the TV western "Justified" and the military video game "Medal of Honor: Warfighter." The ubiquitous performer — actually a semiautomatic pistol...
Eagles InsidersNobody can say for sure. Except Wikipedia, which has definitively listed Pat Shurmur as the offensive coordinator of the Philadelphia Eagles, along with fellow assistants Bill Lazor (quarterbacks), Duce Staley (running backs), Bob Bicknell (wide...
You know, folks once came to this country on small wooden sailing ships. Think the Mayflower, the Pilgrims and Plymouth Rock. Those souls were, I venture, a tad bit more, uh, hardy than most of us today. As evidence, I give you the epic tale of the...
I feel compelled to respond to the Feb 11 First Amendment column by Charles C. Haynes, "In Texas schools, failing grade for Bible courses." In his editoirial, Mr. Haynes gives the state of Texas a failing grade because 57 school districts offer elective...
Tags: Religion and Belief, Schools, Bible, Public Schools, Islam
Have you heard of the term "citizen scientist"? If you haven't Wikipedia defines it as scientific research conducted, in whole or in part, by amateur or nonprofessional scientists, often by crowdsourcing. Citizen science is sometimes called "public...
Tags: Science, Science and Technology
According to Wikipedia, the Catholic Church continues to grow in spite of the pedophile scandals. It's a little down in Europe, but in the rest of the world, the church is growing. As of 2007, the church membership was 17 percent of the world's...
And we're back! After a two month break for the holidays and football playoffs, AMC's The Walking Dead returned to the airwaves Sunday night with a fairly strong effort to kick off the final eight episodes of season three. Sunday night's episode, The...
-------------------- Give Me Everything You Have On Being Stalked James Lasdun Farrar, Straus and Giroux : 224 pp., $25 -------------------- When someone crawls over Madonna's garden wall or breaks into Brad Pitt's house, it's unpleasant but not...
Aaron Swartz, who co-founded Reddit and became an Internet folk hero for fighting to make online content free to the public, committed suicide Friday. He was 26. Swartz hanged himself in his Brooklyn, N.Y., apartment, said a statement released by his...
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