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6 hrs ago | RedOrbit

Plant Material Stored In Impact Glass Could Reveal Much About Ancient Earth, Mars

Image Caption: The scorching heat produced by asteroid or comet impacts can melt tons of soil and rock, some of which forms glass as it cools.


Related Topix: Geology, Science, Texas

10 hrs ago | The Daily Journal


Admission is free for children age 3 and younger, $5 for age 4 to 17, $6 for college students with identification and $8 for adults.


Related Topix: Vineland, NJ, Franklinville, NJ, Theater

Sat Apr 19, 2014


Louisiana governor Bobby Jindal named himself after TV's Bobby Brady.

According to the New York Law Journal, high-powered New York attorney Milton Gould was on the board of 20th Century Fox when Monroe chose to go to New York to sing "Happy Birthday" to President Kennedy on May 19, 1962.


Related Topix: US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Bobby Jindal, Comedy, The Brady Bunch, Entertainment, Drama, Television, US Governors, New York

National Geographic

Opinion: On Easter, Jesus' Evolution Tells of Changing America

Every year, in the Christian calendar, Jesus is born , dies , and rises from the dead .


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Christians, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Opinion

'Asteroid impact stored proof of life in glasses on earth'

Washington, April 19 : Whenever an asteroid or a comet hit the earth in the past, the impact melted tonnes of soil and rock, some of which formed glass as it cooled.


Related Topix: Geology, Science

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Go Local

Marijuana Tax + Bill Targets Prostitutes and Pimps

This week's State Report centers on a news conference held Wednesday at the State House in which experts voiced their support for a bill to regulate and tax marijuana like alcohol.


Related Topix: Drugs, Exeter, RI, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Providence, RI

Iowa City Press-Citizen

Cutting German cuts global opportunities

Because of the solid foundation in German I received in grades seven to 12, I went on to major in German and Soviet Studies at Brown University.


Related Topix: Iowa City, IA, World News, Germany

Slate Magazine

Josephine Baker's Rainbow Tribe

Beginning in 1953, almost 30 years after her first successful performances on the Paris stage, the singer and dancer Josephine Baker adopted 12 children from different countries, ranging from Finland to Venezuela.


Related Topix: Life, Interracial,Multiracial, Multiethnic, and Multicultural

District Administration

Leading a school district turnaround in Massachusetts

Pia Durkin took the reins as superintendent of New Bedford Public Schools, one of the lowest-performing districts in Massachusetts, this past July facing a Herculean task.


Related Topix: Education Etc., Attleboro, MA, Queens College, City University of New York, New York University

Thu Apr 17, 2014

BBC News

Ancient life 'frozen' by space impact

Ancient plant material was perfectly preserved in the glass formed when asteroids hit the Earth millions of years ago, scientists report.


Related Topix: The Woodlands, TX, Geology, Argentina, World News

Broward Cultural Division to Host Two 2014 'Covenings' on...

On Wednesday, May 14, 2014, Broward Cultural Division will be hosting two regional convenings: - one from 2 - 5 p.m. on Arts Education Policy, Equity and Action; the other, from 5:30 p.m. - 8 p.m. on Cultivating South Florida's Dance Community at ArtServe, 1350 E. Sunrise Blvd. "Convening" has been a critical tool for the Rockefeller Foundation's ... (more)


Related Topix: Life, Charity , West Palm Beach, FL

Go Local

Brown to Recognize 9 Alumni with Honorary Degrees

Brown University will offer honorary degrees to nine distinguished alumni at the school's 246th Commencement on Sunday, May 25th.


Related Topix: Berklee College of Music

The Jersey Journal

Painter Steve Cutney; Community Day at CCC; Mike Zapolski; BEN Column, April 18, update 2

The column that says Cory Booker came to our town on Thursday for the second time, two more times more than Gov. Christie, and that's a good feeling, if only to say hello.


Related Topix: Chris Christie, US Governors, Family, Kids, Cumberland County, NJ, Newport, NJ, Millville, NJ

Chicago Tribune

Union: Northwestern's position in student labor case 'castle built on sand'

The union seeking to represent football players at Northwestern University called the school's position in the case "a castle built on sand" in a document filed with the National Labor Relations Board on Wednesday.


Related Topix: Northwestern University

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Art Voice

Just Buffalo Welcomes Poet Clark Coolidge to New Studio Series

On Friday, April 18, Just Buffalo Literary Center will present a poetry reading by Clark Coolidge, a writer who holds a singular place in American letters.


Related Topix: Recreational Vehicle, Marathon, Arts, Poetry, Buffalo, NY


Leeches Help Save Woman's Ear After Pit Bull Mauling

A savage pit bull attack results in the total dismembering of a teenage girl's ear.


Related Topix: Medicine, Plastic Surgery, Food and Drug Administration


Will 'Regression' be Emma Watson's next big hit?

Emma Watson was debating between continuing as an actress after Harry Potter , but she's been vocal about how 'Perks of Being A Wallflower' changed her outlook on her career and her life.


Related Topix: Harry Potter, Vocal

Meet Grand Blanc High School's four National Merit Scholarship finalists

Grand Blanc High School has four students who are National Merit Scholarship finalists - the most the school has had in the last few years.


Related Topix: Standardized Testing, Education, Education Etc., University of Central Florida

Tue Apr 15, 2014


SPMG Media's Exclusive Interview with Singer Rhonda Ross

Some people know Rhonda Ross as the only child of singing legend, Diana Ross and Motown-Founder, Berry Gordy, but there is much more to Rhonda Ross than that... Rhonda is a singer, songwriter, actress, writer, and an innovative parent, pioneering multilingualism in children.


Related Topix: Theater, Arts

Business Journal

What's in your "lean closet?" Cuyana and Real Simple partner on clothing line

Shilpa Shah, left, and Karla Gallardo are the cofounders of Cuyana, an e-commerce clothing and accessories startup with a direct-to-consumer business model that just partnered with Real Simple on a clothing line.


Related Topix: San Francisco, CA