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  • Lutheran Bishop Drunk Driving Hits And Kills Runner

    A witness told police that a Lutheran bishop accused of driving drunk when he struck and killed a runner in Sun Prairie on Sundaynever braked after the crash and appeared to be trying to flee the scene, according to a criminal complaint filed Wednesday. Bishop Bruce Burnside, 59, was formally …

  • Medical Marijuana Debate In Alaska

    Inside Mike Smith’s marijuana grow room in Washington state, more than a dozen cannabis plants sit in rows, propped off the ground, closer to a large lamp hanging above. “They like the air to move, they like it about 72 degrees,” says Smith. “Nothing crazy here or anything, it’s all …

  • Getting Ready For Punxsutawney Phil: The History of Groundhog Day

    On February 2, 1887 the first Groundhog Day was celebrated in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania. Groundhog Day is based on the belief that if a certain groundhog, the famous Punxsutawney Phil, sees his shadow when he emerges from his hole then the country will experience six more weeks of winter. On the …

  • Super Green, Super Good: The Superdome's Triumph

    As Super Bowl XLVII draws near, die-hard fans will pour into the streets of New Orleans to catch a glimpse of their favorite gridiron gladiators. However, this year’s Super Bowl is a testament to much more than just a good ole’ toss of the pigskin; it’s an homage to human …

  • The Gaza Crisis Continues With Talks In The Works

      The Gaza crisis has continued to grow worse as the Israeli military and militants trade fire. Following the killing of Hamas’s military chief, there seems to be no sign of stopping in the near future. Israel hit 200 sites overnight, including the Prime Minister Ismail Haniya’s office. Gaza combated …

  • Implications of the proposed EU laws for data security

    In January 2012, the European Commission made public their proposal for changes in the laws governing data security. According to the proposed new laws, Internet companies are bound to protect their users’ data, failing which they will be fined. The rules will apply not only to EU companies but also …

  • How to Get Over Your Fear Of Public Speaking

    One of the top fears for people is speaking in front of a large group. Seemingly confident outgoing personalities become a blubbering, sweaty mess. But most likely in life, whether it is in school or your career you will have to speak in front of a group. Here are tips …