Prof on Barbara Bush: 'I'm happy the witch is dead'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [caption id="attachment_4666864" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Randa Jarrar[/caption] An English professor at Fresno State University, on leave during the spring semester, has set off a firestorm by gloating over the more…

Experts claim we're showering too much

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (PJMEDIA) — Perhaps I should have written the headline as "You're" showering too much. I live alone, spending most of my days writing and blogging and I very more…

7 students cut wrists at elementary school

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CBS) — Seven students at a Maryland elementary school used razor blades from pencil sharpeners to cut their arms, a spokesman for Prince George's County public schools said more…

Why the Pilgrims were so tough-minded

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_1915755" align="aligncenter" width="600"] William Brewster[/caption] William Brewster is portrayed in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda holding an open Bible, in the painting "Embarkation of the Pilgrims." He is more…

1st urine test to spot cancer being tried

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (AFP) — A Japanese firm is poised to carry out what it hailed as the world's first experiment to test for cancer using urine samples, which would greatly more…

What Benjamin Franklin had to say about debt

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_1904265" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Benjamin Franklin[/caption] On April 17, 1790, the son of a poor candle-maker died. The 15th of 17 children, he apprenticed as a printer and more…

Rare Abe Lincoln tie to NRA shows up at auction

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON EXAMINER) — A rare link between former President Abraham Lincoln and the National Rifle Association has appeared at auction, and collectors are already bidding up the price. more…