Alisan Porter, a former child star, beat out Adam Wakefield, Hannah Huston and Laith Al-Saadi, who placed second, third and fourth. She performed “Somewhere” from “West Side Story” for her finale. Alisan Ann (born June 20, 1981) is an American singer, blogger, and former actress and dancer. She is known for her lead role in … Continue reading ALISAN PORTER WINS TENTH SEASON OF THE VOICE
Many people have red stools after eating beets, but urine that looks bloody is also an effect when there is not enough digestive enzymes to digest the pigment.
by Sarah Talpos When healthcare is expensive, the Amish culture of autonomy and thrift may be a way to balance communal support and individual responsibility. Sara Talpos finds out more. The Allegheny Plateau, sprawling across northern Pennsylvania and beyond, is an ecosystem of forested hills, with land that supports black bears, bald eagles and wandering … Continue reading What The Amish Can Teach Us About Modern Medicine
http://www.marijuana.com/blog/news/2016/05/congress-oks-medical-marijuana-for-military-veterans/ Congress OKs Medical Marijuana for Military Veterans By Tom Angell on MAY 19, 2016Health & Medicine, Law & Politics The U.S. Senate and House of Representatives both took action to increase military veterans’ access to medical marijuana on Thursday. By a vote of 89-8, senators approved a bill containing language preventing the Department of Veterans Affairs (V.A.) from spending money … Continue reading MEDICAL POT FOR MILITARY PASSES CONGRESS
http://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2016/06/theres-no-such-thing-as-free-will/480750/ bt Stephen Cave There’s No Such Thing as Free Will But we’re better off believing in it anyway. For centuries, philosophers and theologians have almost unanimously held that civilization as we know it depends on a widespread belief in free will—and that losing this belief could be calamitous. Our codes of ethics, for example, assume … Continue reading There’s No Such Thing as Free Will
Segregated School 4, Photos of Liberty Hill and Summerton The Supreme Court ruled that school segregation violated the Fourteenth Amendment on this date in 1954 (5/17/1954). An eight-year-old girl named Linda Brown in Topeka, Kansas, had to travel 21 blocks every day to an all-black elementary school, even though she lived just seven … Continue reading BROWN VS THE BOARD OF EDUCATION
By Chip Colwell Guest Commentary The epic saga of the skeleton known as the Ancient One (by Native Americans) and Kennewick Man (by scientists) has taken a wild turn. The story’s beginning is now near myth: In 1996, human remains were accidentally discovered along the Columbia River, near Kennewick, Wash. Scientists determined the remains … Continue reading How should Ancient One’s story end?
By Paula Dwyer Bloomberg View Paula Dwyer writes editorials on economics, finance and politics for Bloomberg View. Now and then a worthy economic proposal comes along that seems as politically unattainable as it is sensible. Then, on closer inspection, you see that it’s more than a policy wonk’s fantasy. And you wonder whether it could … Continue reading Universal basic income may be next big thing
Insects fan wings to manage deadly temperatures By Bruce Finley The Denver Post Honeybees gather at the entrance of their new home after beekeepers transferred 25,000 honeybees to two hives installed on the lawn of the governor’s mansion in Olympia, Wash. Ted S. Warren, Associated Press Honeybees have developed a way to survive sharp climate … Continue reading Honeybees beat the heat