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3 hrs ago | Dealbreaker
Here's Kent Engelke, explaining the math he used to come up with that prediction.
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7 hrs ago | The Washington Post
For 22 days, that is. The rapper, who celebrates his 44th birthday Wednesday, announced on his lifestyle Web site that he has taken on a challenge to eat "completely vegan."
12 hrs ago | Fire Dog Lake
For those unfamiliar, when Wall Street bought the Democratic Party they wanted their transaction to be called the triumph of "Third Way" politics in association with other gains by finance capital and neoliberal politicians around the world, especially the UK.
13 hrs ago | Examiner.com
It is believed that there were 620,000 plus deaths in the American Civil War , although recently scholars have argued that number is even higher.
Former President Bill Clinton, who prodded President Obama last month to keep his promises on Obamacare, said Tuesday that the political damage for Democrats from the flawed law will be 'minimal.'
A controversial, high-contrast camouflage that once decorated the hulls of World War I battleships really exists in nature - though whether humans are fooled remains an open question.
Locusts' compound eyes are fooled by motion dazzle camouflage, which uses bold contrasting patterns to confuse the viewer's sense of speed and trajectory.
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Former President Bill Clinton says he has "serious reservations" about spying on other world leaders, an issue that has triggered some global criticism of President Obama.
This is one of the 1200 memorials which dot the Gettysburg National Military Park in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.
Dan Brubeck will be playing a tribute to his father Dave at a concert at the Civic Centre on Friday.
"He was always gracious," said his son-in-law, Edward Zavrel. "Especially with kids.
THE Soldiers of Oxfordshire Museum has won a A 120,000 grant in time to help mark the First World War centenary.
Donna Brazile films a scene for an episode of CBS's "The Good Wife" that aired Oct. 23, 2013.
When Obama decided to turn his campaign into a permanent Super PAC; he was stabbing the Democratic Party in the back.
If you're an optimist, you can be comforted by the fact that, in Mitt Romney, the Republican Party has a candidate so unpopular that even with a huge money advantage, Romney cannot be sold to the American people as a plausible alternative to President Obama.
At the time of the Civil War, he was thought to be the most famous man in the country.