Search On This Site

Custom Search

Greece travels further into Alice In Wonderland territory

by Shaun Richards

Last night came the news that the Greek Parliament had voted in favour (229 versus 64) of the measures required for in return for a third bailout package. Ironically the deadline appeared to expire at midnight in Athens came and went but the rules were as malleable as ever and a switch

The star-spangled skies of America: Photographer travels across the states to capture breathtaking celestial scenes: BREATHTAKING!

 

Craig Goodwin, 46, travels to Washington, Idaho and Arizona to shoot nature’s stars in their full glory  Once a month he goes out to a location two hours after sunset, usually during a new moon when the sky is darkest Goodwin has taken breathtaking photos of the Northern Lights and the bright band of

3,400 years after her death, scientists track a girl’s travels

In 1921, archaeologists exploring an ancient burial mound near Egtved, a village in Denmark, unearthed the grave of a girl estimated to have been 16 to 18 years old when she died.

Not much remained of her body — only some hair, teeth, nails, and bits of skin and brain — but scholars could tell

This is how light travels through fiber optics

This is how light travels through fiber optics pic.twitter.com/2s8ZPuQERM

— Amazing Gifs (@AmazinGifs) January 31, 2015

Cat travels nearly 700 miles across France to reunite with owner

Cookie the cat disappeared in March 2013 from the southern French town of Grasse. Owner Dan Bouchery had brought Cookie with her for a three-month hotel stay, but the cat disappeared when she left him briefly in the courtyard.

“I thought someone had stolen him,” Bouchery said.

Bouchery received the call in August, but

Rosneft’s Sechin Travels to Vienna Ahead of OPEC Meeting to debate the plunge in oil prices.

Top Russian oil producer Rosneft’s Chief Executive Igor Sechin will fly to Vienna on Nov. 25, just two days before the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries meets in the city to debate the plunge in oil prices.

The surprise announcement from the state-backed firm raised speculation that Sechin, a close ally of President Vladimir

Ebola Doctor Lied About NYC Travels

The city’s first Ebola patient initially lied to authorities about his travels around the city following his return from treating disease victims in Africa, law-enforcement sources said. Dr. Craig Spencer at first told officials that he isolated himself in his Harlem apartment — and didn’t admit he rode the subways, dined out and went

Ebola doctor (Dr. Spencer)”LIED”about NYC travels!

The city’s first Ebola patient initially lied to authorities about his travels around the city following his return from treating disease victims in Africa, law-enforcement sources said.

Dr. Craig Spencer at first told officials that he isolated himself in his Harlem apartment — and didn’t admit he rode the subways, dined out and went bowling

Quarantined Nurse (primary contact of Patrick Sawyer) Disobeys Orders and Somehow Travels to Enugu. Now More People Possibly Infected.

Nigeria: Ebola Virus Spreads to Enugu, 21 Quarantined A nurse who ignored medical advice not to travel to Enugu on the grounds of having a contact with the late Liberian Patrick Sawyer who brought Ebola Virus to Lagos has caused an apprehension in Enugu, as her decision to travel to Enugu has led to another development.

DHS INSIDER Update: “IT’S ABOUT TO GET VERY UGLY”

Washington, D.C.—Something quite unexpected happened just hours ago, in the dark of night, during a two-day layover in Washington, DC. My son and I are scheduled to take part in a seminar outside of Raleigh, North Carolina this weekend, so we combined our travels to include a side-trip to DC for a business meeting we

Fleeing California Taxes? Get In Line (Leaving is not that easy)

Is it any wonder that many small and medium sized businesses are moving out of California? In the recent elections, California Voters Sock It To The Rich. As the Wall Street Journal noted, some are promising businesses a better life elsewhere. Being courted must be refreshing but it is important for a company and its

Reporters Using ‘Fake Names’ to Buy Obama Campaign Merchandise and Donate at DNC

CHARLOTTE, NC — Members of the media have apparently been using “fake names’ to buy official Obama gear and contribute to the Obama campaign inside the Time Warner Cable Arena where the President is due to speak in a few minutes. During our travels around the arena, Politicker spotted a souvenir stand in one of

Mars rover lands on Xbox Live

Mike Snider usatoday.com July 16, 2012

Followers of the Mars rover can now experience their own “seven minutes of terror” using their Xbox 360 video game system and Kinect motion controller.

The descent and landing of the rover Curiosity, expected to reach Mars on Aug. 5, has been described as “seven minutes of terror”

The Truth About Europe: There Is No Solution

Raul Ilargi Mendoz, The Automatic Earth

I like that title, The Truth About Europe: There Is No Solution. But I don’t think it can all be summed up, the reasons why I mean, in one article. So I think I’ll make it a running series. Still, whatever data we can look at, past, present and future,

Ronald: “The broke countries are like a ball and chain around the leg of the European continent.”

All of them are broke – including Germany (eta: I was rather shocked at what I saw on my travels around Germany last year, and what is being done to my German friends, is as much a scandal to me as what is being done to the people of Greece – and Spain, and Portugal,

Top Obama Offical Travels to Israel for Talks on Iran

HERB KEINON AND HILARY LEILA KRIEGER Jerusalem Post February 19, 2012

US National Security Adviser Tom Donilon is scheduled to meet Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem Sunday evening for talks on Iran, a day after the head of the US military said an Israeli attack now would not be “prudent.”

This will be Donilon’s

Bus Search Anecdotal Information

Michael S. Rozeff LRC Blog November 21, 2011

A Greyhound traveler reports the following, extracted from a longer anecdote that says that Greyhound arrived 8 hours late and didn’t have the advertised wifi:

“TSA was in Memphis going through people’s stuff and wanding them. In Atlanta a local cop was doing it. He even made

The US Is Fast Becoming a Third World Police State

As a P.T. (often referred to as perpetual traveller, permanent tourist or prior taxpayer), I have travelled to nearly 100 countries.  During those travels there has always been one defining moment, upon entry into a country, which shows that the country is what is generally thought of as a “third world country”.

It is the

A Glimmer Of Hope

If you want to feel better about America, just spend some time in some of the really great small towns and rural communities that are scattered across this country.  Over the past several days, that is exactly what I had the privilege to do.  I have often written about how the “America” that so many

It only takes a few moments to share an article, but the person on the other end who reads it might have his life changed forever