Venezuelan Voting, No Soup For You And “Glad Rag Doll.”

Posted in Around The World, Elections, Government, Music, Non-Profits, Social Issues, United States, Women on 05/10/2012 by 1812

Venezuelans who live in Florida and want to vote in their home country’s election have to travel to New Orleans.

Saying some charities are like nightclubs that have become neighborhood nuisances, Costa Mesa Mayor Eric Bever would like to close a few.

“Glad Rag Doll” is the latest release from Diana Krall.

First Time Female Marines, Nicole Kotovos And Ampere Down.

Posted in Around The World, Business, Electricity, Energy, Food And Drink, Military, Women on 04/10/2012 by 1812

For the first time in its 35-year history, two women are going through the Marines’ Infantry Officer Course.

American citizen Nicole Kotovos has just opened up her third Hamptons Cupcakes in Athens, Greece.

Ampere Down is a movement begun in 2007 to encourage Japan’s citizenry to trade higher-rated breaker boxes for lower ones.

High In Uruguay, Shrinking Coral Level And Going Down.

Posted in Around The World, Drugs, Environment, Ocean, Science, Social Issues, Technology on 02/10/2012 by 1812

The Uruguayan government has introduced a law that would hand over to them the producing and selling of marijuana to registered users.

A new study shows the Great Barrier Reef’s level of coral cover has dropped from 28% in 1985 to 13% today.

Scientists are planning a $1 billion mission to the Earth’s mantle.

James Meredith, No Gay-To-Straight Therapy And Happy Birthday CD!

Posted in Around The World, Education, Government, Law, Social Issues, Technology, United States on 01/10/2012 by 1812

Fifty years ago today, James Meredith became the first black student admitted to the University of Mississippi.

California is the first state in America to pass a law banning a form of therapy directed at changing a minor’s sexual orientation from gay to straight.

The compact disc turns 30 today.

Maybe Not The Dream, Cheesy Transportation And Saudi Arabian Princess Ammerah Al-Taweel

Posted in Airplanes, Around The World, Automobiles, Energy, Government, Law, Science, United States, Women on 30/09/2012 by 1812

A cracked fan midshaft has been found on a Dreamliner General Electric GEnx-1B turbofan engine, marking the second engine problem for Boeing’s dream.

A biodiesel fuel made out of the watery waste of mass-produced cheese has been created by a team of researchers at Utah State University.

Saudi Arabian Princess Ameerah Al-Taweel is working to bring Saudi women the right to drive.

Rising Minimium Wage In Washington, 1,000 Female Pilgrims Turned Away And Soul Food.

Posted in Around The World, Economy, Food And Drink, Government, Law, Money, Religion, Social Issues, Uncategorized, United States, Women on 29/09/2012 by 1812

Washington state’s minimum wage is rising to $9.19 an hour beginning January 1, 2013.

Because they were not accompanied by a male guardian, 1,000 Nigerian female pilgrims were turned away by Saudi Arabia.

If you’re looking for some blessed soul food, try a Sunday brunch at the Hamilton.

Morris Minor Cars, No Wind Farms For China And Saved By DNA.

Posted in Around The World, Automobiles, Crime, Economy, Energy, Government, Leaders, Science, United States on 28/09/2012 by 1812

Morris Minor cars were built in Britain between 1949 and 1971. Rob Gruye has 58 of them.

President Obama has stepped in to prevent the sale of four Oregon wind farms to a Chinese company.

Damon Thibodeaux is the 18th death-row inmate to be saved by DNA.

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