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17 great quotes from 'A Christmas Story'

For many kids, there was that one Christmas where they just wished and wished for a special present … but Santa had other ideas. But the holidays were still filled with family, friends and lots of cheer. That’s the happy…

Press registration opens for ACS’s spring 2020 national meeting in Philadelphia

(American Chemical Society) Journalists may now apply for press credentials for the American Chemical Society (ACS) Spring 2020 National Meeting & Exposition, one of the largest scientific conferences of the year. The meeting will be held March 22-26, 2020, in Philadelphia.

Make your next Christmas tree out of books

A Christmas tree made from the National Union Catalog, built at the Gleeson Library, the University of San Francisco. (Photo: Shawncalhoun [CC BY-SA 3.0]/Wikimedia Commons) My friend Gwen posted a photo yesterday on her social page. The photo was of…

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ACTIVISM: Kerry, Schwarzenegger declare World War Zero on climate

Former Secretary of State John Kerry is launching a major effort to spur people around the world to take action on climate change, joined by dozens of big names like actor and former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger (R), former Ohio Gov. John Kasich (R) and actor Leonardo DiCaprio.

Adelphi, OHIO researchers determine dinosaur replaced teeth as fast as sharks

(Ohio University) A meat-eating dinosaur species that lived in Madagascar some 70 million years ago replaced all its teeth every couple of months or so, as reported in a new study published in the open-access journal PLOS ONE.

Climate Science Riddled With Dishonesty, Incompetence, And Fear

The absolute worst case of professional incompetence and dishonesty is in the area of climate science. Tony Heller has exposed some of the egregious dishonesty of mainstream environmentalists in a video he’s titled: “My Gift To Climate Alarmists.” Environmentalists and…

The unexpectedly weird and beautiful world of lichens

Lichen is something we commonly see growing on rocks or tree branches, on old wood fences and rotting stumps. But how often do you stop to really ponder lichens? Probably not often. And yet lichens are surprisingly fascinating … and…

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First look at thermostat wars suggests women may be losing these battles

Your characterization of the thermostat war going on in your house is likely to depend at least in part on whether you’re a man or a woman, new research suggests. The study has taken an initial glimpse at these skirmishes in a sample of Ohio homes, offering the first known data on joint consumer decision-making around household temperature settings and potential effects of those actions on energy use.

Senior dogs and veterans are better together

Greg Brabaw and Pops enjoy a sunny moment together. (Photo: Mike Walzak/Vet Friends Foundation) A longtime Marine in Vietnam, Detroit veteran Greg Brabaw was living at home with no family and few friends when someone reached out to the Vet…

Bone-Chilling Arctic Blast Expected To Blast The U.S. Next Week

Get ready for the big chill. Record-breaking, teeth-rattling temperatures are on tap for next week as an Arctic blast sweeps across much of the country, according to forecasts. “The National Weather Service is forecasting 170 potential daily record cold high…