China destroying BBQ grills to cut pollution

by -NO AUTHOR- -- BEIJING — Beijing is waging a war against air pollution, one barbecue at a time. Authorities in the capital have destroyed more than 500 open-air barbecues “to cut more…

Walmart's China obsession blasted

by Roger Simmermaker -- Back in February, I wrote a "Buy American Mention of the Week" article applauding Walmart's announcement that the huge retailer was planning on stocking its shelves with $50 more…

Obamacare built on yet another lie

by Bob Unruh -- [caption id="attachment_451581" align="aligncenter" width="605" caption="Radio host Rush Limbaugh"][/caption] What if there were a lie at the heart of Obamacare? Not that one. What if there were an underlying more…

Nigella Lawson 'took cocaine for years'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="RwYTV0aDpZD8KGE5aveG3a6F0p7g7Mse" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d" autoplay="t"] (THE GUARDIAN) — She is the impeccably connected journalist turned television chef whose gourmet recipes and flirtatious on-screen presence earned her the nickname the "domestic more…

Human race 'in jeopardy' from superbug risk

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (THE WEEK) — Right now, humanity is engaged in an epic battle against fast-adapting and merciless predators. No, zombies are not beating down doors to tear chunks of more…

Scientists test chemicals to erase memories

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (POPSCI) — Roadside bombs, childhood abuse, car accidents—they form memories that can shape (and damage) us for a lifetime. Now, a handful of studies have shown that we’re more…

Parents raise stink over 'smelly kids' letter

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BUFFALO NEWS) The Buffalo School District is taking disciplinary action against a veteran elementary teacher from BUILD Academy who sent a note home with all her students last more…

Castration suggested for some students

by Joe Kovacs -- [ooyala code="BjcTRyaDr8dobDJM5qAslKekdlXpsB7b" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] A Colorado school-board member is gaining national attention for her cutting-edge comments suggesting transgender students be castrated before they could use school bathrooms that match more…