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Stuff YOU Should Know
Apr 14, 2014

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Shooting at Fort Hood On April 2, Army Specialist Ivan Lopez opened fire on his colleagues at the Fort Hood military base located in central Texas. Three people were killed and sixteen others were wounded before the gunman killed himself. A 34-year-old veteran of the Iraq War , Lopez was said to have been distraught […]

Youth Can Do It!
Apr 9, 2014

Youth Can Do It!

Every single day, young people everywhere take part in projects and activities designed to make a difference in their communities and around the world. They volunteer in food pantries, help beautify their neighborhood parks and tutor those in need of a little help. April 11-13 is designated as Global Youth Service Day (GYSD), a time […]

Stuff YOU Should Know
Apr 4, 2014

Stuff YOU Should Know

Washington State Mud Slide Last month, the town of Oso, Washington (located approximately 60 miles north of Seattle) experienced a mudslide up to 177 feet in height and covering approximately one square mile. Officials estimate the death toll at 24, with 18 officially identified. This has been a difficult task   because recovery crews struggled […]

Take Me Out to the Ballgame!
Apr 3, 2014

Take Me Out to the Ballgame!

Spring. It’s a time for grand returns: trees, blooms, birds, and, of course, baseball. Each year, Opening Day marks the official beginning of professional baseball season. There are 30 teams in Major League Baseball (divided into two leagues, the American League and the National League) as well as 240 teams who compete in the Minor […]

Stuff YOU Should Know
Apr 2, 2014

Stuff YOU Should Know

One World Trade Center Preview It’s being called a “marvel of persistence” and a “miracle of logistics.” After more than a decade of planning and tens of thousands of man-hours invested, One World Trade Center is set to open later this year. At 1,776 feet and 104 stories, the structure sits on 16 acres and […]

Pranks a Lot!
Mar 27, 2014

Pranks a Lot!

Have you ever pulled off a really good practical joke or totally fallen for a flat-out hoax? What is it about a prank that is so satisfying to the prankster and catches the prankee off guard nearly every time? With a designated day marked for such shenanigans you’d think we’d be less gullible and more […]

Happy Techniversary, World Wide Web
Mar 24, 2014

Happy Techniversary, World Wide Web

No one can deny the massive impact of the World Wide Web (WWW). If you were born in the 1990s, you have likely never known a world without it. But it has forever changed the way we learn, communicate, conduct business and even create political change. Before we take a look at its humble beginnings, […]

Stuff YOU Should Know
Mar 20, 2014

Stuff YOU Should Know

The Mystery of Flight 370 Continues On March 8, Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 departed the capital city of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on its way to Beijing, China. Less than an hour later it lost contact with air traffic control. Despite subsequent tracking by satellite that showed the aircraft traveling off course for at least seven […]

Stuff YOU Should Know
Mar 19, 2014

Stuff YOU Should Know

Update on Ukrainian Crisis btw has been covering events as they unfold as related to the unrest in the Ukraine. What began as a protest against the government on February 18, has escalated into military action. The current government that has been installed is a temporary one, with new elections scheduled for May 25th. But […]

Happy Maewyn Succat Day!
Mar 14, 2014

Happy Maewyn Succat Day!

Each March 17th, people of all cultures all over the world come together to celebrate Irish culture. We wear green, go to parades, attend church services, and eat corned beef & cabbage (and sometimes slurp down a “shamrock” shake, if you like green-colored milk). But how much do you really know about origins of the […]