Essence's First Lesbian Wedding
http://jezebel.com/5676701/essences-first-lesbian-wedding Not long ago, Essence.com featured a lesbian couple in a popular, regular feature on weddings. The response surprised them. The web editor told NPR of his decision to feature Aisha Mills and Danielle Moodie’s wedding, one of the first legal lesbian marriages in Washington D.C., “I though, instead of just covering it as a...
South Uist whales 'now safe' at sea
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-highlands-islands-11659010 Animal rescuers believe a pod of whales which were in danger of becoming stranded in a sea loch off the coast of South Uist are now safely at sea. The Scottish SPCA and British Divers Marine Life Rescue (BDMLR) had been monitoring the whales since they were spotted at Loch Carnan on Wednesday. The coastguard reported no sign of...
Part Kid, Part Machine, All Cop →
The boy insisted for months that he wanted to be a robot for Halloween. We looked at various robot images on the computer and he was most intrigued by Robocop. After I showed him the trailer, there was no convincing him otherwise. He was going to be Robocop.
3G network brings internet to Mount Everest...
Mount Everest climbers can now surf the internet and make video calls through a 3G network, Nepalese telecoms firm Ncell says. The company has installed eight 3G base stations along the route to Everest base camp. The wireless network could help thousands of tourists who visit Mount Everest every year, Ncell claims. Climbers and trekkers in the Everest region have so far relied on satellite...
Analysis of stuck Mars Rover Spirit shows evidence... →
Countries join forces to save life on Earth →
A historic deal to halt the mass extinction of species was finally agreed upon in what conservationists see as the most important international treaty aimed at preventing the collapse of the world’s wildlife. Delegates from more than 190 countries meeting in Nagoya, Japan, agreed at the 11th hour on an ambitious conservation program to protect global biodiversity and the natural habitats...
Birthday gift →
29 October 2010 Last updated at 06:58 ET Help Bollywood star Preity Zinta gave herself a surprising gift on her 34th birthday - she decided to “adopt” 34 Indian girls. She says that she wanted to give them an education and greater opportunities in life. The Indian actress is involved in many humanitarian campaigns to help women and children, and she has just visited the UK to...
Pitch In For Baseball! →
via TomatoNation - People can donate to PIFB via TomatoNation, info on their page Pitch In For Baseball is teaming up with the Texas Rangers, MLB, and MLB International for equipment donations to… http://fb.me/IXhwWbfg
Rascal Flatts Honored for Contributions to... →
The Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital just named its pediatric surgery center for country music group Rascal Flatts, which has donated more than $3 million to the hospital. For six years, band members have visited patients and played at an annual party.
Rover finds signs of buried Martian water →
NASA’s stuck Mars rover Spirit has found more evidence that water trickled beneath the Red Planet’s surface in the past perhaps within the last few hundred thousand years.
Baby gorilla!!! →
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Be a part of the Hubble space telescope! →
Insects Frozen In Amber Offer Clues To India's... →
Women working on improving the community →
VERNON -The Vernon Women’s Club presented handmade winter hats to all of the students at the Vernon Elementary School on Oct. 21. This is one of many projects the club has undertaken since beginning in January. In June, the club met and picked up trash on Vernon Road. Members are also collecting Boxtops for Education for the school by collecting and donated school supplies to students in...
Farmington approves anti-racism agreement →
Turning a Bad Situation Around
http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=89164759 Julio Diaz has a daily routine. Every night, the 31-year-old social worker ends his hour-long subway commute to the Bronx one stop early, just so he can eat at his favorite diner. But one night last month, as Diaz stepped off the No. 6 train and onto a nearly empty platform, his evening took an unexpected turn. He was walking...
Anonymous Donor - Relief to a Family after Tragedy
http://www.abc27.com/Global/story.asp?S=13400575 Anonymous donor ‘knocked down’ by fire tragedy, attorney says The funerals Wednesday for the five victims of a Harrisburg fire were made possible by donations from the community, including a $10,000 contribution by a man who wishes to remain anonymous. abc27 News spoke with the donor’s lawyer and learned what compelled him to...
We love Donors Choose! →
Here’s the thank-you note from the teacher about this fully-funded project: Dear Katie and Carolina Biological Supply Company, What a wonderful surprise to get the message that our owl pellet project will be fully funded. I was entering test scores into my computer at 5:45 pm, and feeling weary. Now I’m getting excited thinking about the fun investigation day that we’ll...
Students decorate donated pumpkins for Food Bank...
http://www.columbiabasinherald.com/community/article_f2db04c4-e20e-11df-b0ec-001cc4c002e0.html Posted: Wednesday, October 27, 2010 4:00 pm | Updated: 2:12 pm, Wed Oct 27, 2010. By Shantra Hannibal, Herald staff writer MOSES LAKE - Almost 200 decorated Halloween pumpkins were delivered to the Moses Lake food bank this week. High school students teamed with the Knolls Vista...
Big cats' halloween treat
They like squash. Who knew? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F_lBqWM7LXA
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