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Russia Should Follow U.S. Example in Eastern Ukraine

Russia should respond to the situation in the Ukraine by following the precedent set by the United States in a comparable situation. Russia should offer ...


The University of The Gambia and Gambia College graduation

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Convocation ceremonies for the University of The Gambia and Gambia College (The Gambia, West Africa) For this interview from The Gambia, Mr. Ebrahima Mbowe, with ...


Hula Dancing from Hawaii - Merrie Monarch festival - tomorrow (repeat of Friday’s event) at 4pm Saturday afternoon; then streaming live with Saturday’s event at 11pm CST

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The Merrie Monarch Festival Hula Competition-Don't Miss It The link below takes you to the live streaming festival of hula competition in Hawaii. There is ...


Three Miraculous Things

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Searching for a brother, a father, and long-ago roots in another country These are three great articles and films. Two, a video and a film, ...


Tired of Whining Homosexuals

I feel sorry for homosexuals because they are afflicted with a birth defect they seem unable to understand. However, I'm tired of them and their ...


Making focus a habit will help you avoid slumps

Mastering Tadasana (Mountain pose) can help you build a habit of focus that will improve your posture and also keep you from slumping in your daily life.

Often the first pose in a yoga class is the simplest — simply standing in Tadasana (Mountain pose). You are instructed to balance the weight ...


A 13 year old Mongolian woman, and 2 Kahzak hunters, father and son: using trained eagles to hunt for prey in Mongolia image

This is incredible journalism These pictures depict a way of life so completely different from that of the western world, that I can only watch ...


The lunar eclipse on video (in case you couldn’t stay up) and songs about the moon, April 15, 2014

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In case you weren't able to stay up all night for the lunar eclipse, here it is on video tape, as well as some great ...

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Protesting Obamacare 60’s Style

No, I'm not suggesting anyone should burn a draft card (or the student union) or stage a sit-in in the office of Secretary Kathleen Gilligan ...


Wind versus Tourism

Boundary of Tallgrass Prairie overlaid on a map of wind potential.

I normally stay out of politics. I understand the physical world better than I understand the world of politics, but I have to point out ...

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Springtime - and Pharrell Williams creates the song “Happy” which has now spread around the world

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It's spring - and this is the time for Happiness The equinox - the first day of spring - was at 11:57 A.M., March 20th, ...


Crimea Separation from Ukraine Best for Everyone

Contrary to the opinion of President Barack Obama there is nothing illegal about the recent vote for the Autonomous Republic of Crimea to leave the ...


Russia Should Buy Crimea

The best way to resolve the situation in Crimea in the event the residents want to separate from the Ukraine would be for Russia to ...


Barack “Don Quixote” Obama

I had a dream last night in which Barack Obama was wearing a helmet and carrying a lance like the fictional character Don Quixote who ...


Singing bus driver in San Francisco

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No. 29-Sunset bus driver changes the day for many people in San Francisco Mike Kepka has done a wonderful job writing this blog, especially with ...


Goliath Studios Booted “Cinderella’s” Song from Oscars

Those who watch the Oscars need to understand the song that receives the Oscar for best song may not deserve the honor. The Motion Picture ...


Google Fiber is coming to nine more cities; but Lawrence is not on the list

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Google Fiber is soon to be in nine more cities Google announced today that it would be considering laying fiber cable for nine more cities ...

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$20,000 urinal sculptures just right for John Waters visit to Lawrence

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$20,000 urinal sculptures should be shown for Larry Waters' visit The moment I saw these sculptures, I knew where they ought to be shown: as ...


If you missed the event live, here is a video of Jumbo asteroid 2000 EM26, which was not seen (“recovered”) tonight

Here is tonight's video from the Slooh Observatory - the Jumbo asteroid 2000EM26 was supposed to be seen as it passed the earth tonight, February ...


Help create videos and articles for next year’s Valentines Day - February 25, 2015


Many points of view for Valentine's Day 2015 The New York Times published this series of articles and videos today, February 14, 2014. It's going ...