5 hrs ago
Stars and Stripes
Lawmakers' budget deal restores some sequester funds
After months of inaction, congressional negotiators moved with surprising speed in announcing a budget deal late Tuesday that would restore tens of billions of dollars to defense and non-defense programs removed by the cuts known as sequestration.
9 hrs ago
Porcelain laminate veneers - something to smile about
What is a veneer? For more than 20 years dentists have had the technology to create lifelike appearing veneers to give teeth a flawless appearance.
14 hrs ago
Sex bot on Volcker and Wall Street whiffed on 2013
Christmas is just about here - I know because Victoria's Secret Angels tell me so - and the stock market is well on its way to relative hibernation.
14 hrs ago
Loving Charlie - where everybody knows you don 't mean cocaine
A'I know itA's a Monday darling, but IA'm off to the pub, save some dinner for meA' is a line that has been working wonders for pub owner Ian Russell for years Any Dane can spot a Brit a mile away, bad teeth aside.
16 hrs ago
Reading Eagle/Reading Times
Investigating a backyard mystery
I like reading mystery stories, but even more I like receiving pictures of natural things with which I am unfamiliar and trying to figure out what it is or what happened there.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Leave your shoes at the door but don't expect to find them there when you leave.
In Virginia governor race, abortion was a loser issue -- for Terry McAuliffe
The conventional wisdom coming out of Virginia's gubernatorial race last month was that the GOP can't afford to run hardcore pro-lifers like Ken Cuccinelli.
Could Poor Dental Health Signal a Faltering Mind?
Tooth loss and bleeding gums might be a sign of declining thinking skills among the middle-aged, a new study contends.
The Island Packet
City of Beaufort should be more transparent with projects
The city of Beaufort and its Redevelopment Commission chose a commendable company to help lead the redevelopment of the Beaufort Downtown Marina.
Cutting 'free sugars' tackles decay
People should lose their sweet tooth if they want the best chance of keeping a full set of molars, say scientists.
Two birthdays, an anniversary, and a brief lament
Happy birthday to the author I've studied and delighted over for the last thirty-three years: John Milton, born 1608.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
SeaTac Businesses Brace for Impacts of $15 Minimum Wage Law
A hand recount today of the ballots cast on SeaTac Proposition 1, the $15 hour an hour minimum wage law, does not appear to have changed the outcome, according to observers for the No side in the campaign.
The Journal News
In reply: Herbicides would do more harm than invasives in Piermont Marsh
Re "Herbicide will halt invasive species," Nov. 29 Community View: It is clearly a fantasy to think that spraying herbicide will "halt" the invasion of Phragmites australis, when Phragmites is found all over the region, by the side of every road, and already makes up the majority of the plants in the Piermont Marsh.
The Wichita Eagle
Meet baby-bottle tooth decay
The minute you are finished talking with her you want to get on the telephone and apologize to your children.
National Public Radio
Epilepsy Patients Help Decode The Brain's Hidden Signals
Nate Bennett, 41, agreed to have electrodes implanted in his brain in an effort to identify the source of debilitating seizures.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Dental Veneers - 6 Questions Answered For A Better Smile
Dental veneers are likewise commonly described as porcelain veneers. These are porcelain shells that are bonded to the front of the teeth in order to cosmetically improve the look of your teeth.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
On An Overgrown Path
Music is calligraphy using sounds
Composing is perhaps something one does in order to deepen the intensity of silence rather than the intensity of sounds That Zen wisdom comes from Toshio Hosokawa who is seen above.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
The Bennington Banner
the View from My Place: Thanks
As of this moment in time we are officially in the throes of the 2013 holiday season.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Mighty Moe's Mobile Grooming arrives in the Auburn area
"Grooming can be stressful for animals," said Laura Moe, owner and operator of the pet grooming service.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Sea otter shot in face out of critical condition
Dr. Martin Haulena of the Vancouver Aquarium carries Walter to the recovery area after the rescued sea otter underwent oral surgery to repair and extract teeth that were damaged by a shotgun blast.