School assigns prom dates by random draw

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WREX) Finding a prom date at one school in Illinois involves a much different process than at most others. At Aquin High School, juniors and seniors pick their more…

Re-engineered solar panels generate energy from raindrops

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Digital Journal) Researchers in China have developed Graphene solar panels that can generate energy from raindrops. The solar panels with a respectable 6.53 percent solar-to-electric conversion efficiency allows more…

The barefoot eccentric whose legacy we still use

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_1805415" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Johnny Appleseed[/caption] Seventy years old, he visited his friend William Worth one evening, ate some milk and bread, read out loud from the Bible, more…

Satanic Temple puts up anti-paddling billboard

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Fort Worth Star-Telegram) The Satanic Temple put up a billboard in Springtown this week opposing the paddling of students, an issue that caused a controversy several years ago more…

Muslim students threaten to behead teachers

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (HEAT STREET) Teachers at a primary school in Sydney, Australia have been threatened with beheading and other violence from young Islamic students, prompting one of them to quit more…

What do you know of St. Patrick?

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_1803775" align="aligncenter" width="600"] St. Patrick[/caption] March 17, around 461 A.D., St. Patrick died. As a teenager, the Roman Legions guarding his community in Britain had to be more…