Archive for the Law Category

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.

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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.

F. Scott Fitzgerald’s Final Resting Place, Navy Lt. Brad Snyder And 85 MPH.

Posted in Around The World, Automobiles, Government, Law, Olympics, Sport, United States, Writers on 07/09/2012 by 1812

Thirty-five years after his death, F. Scott Fitzgerald was allowed to be buried in the family plot at St. Mary’s Catholic Church.

Not even the loss of his sight could keep Navy Lt. Brad Snyder from winning Paralympic Gold.

The new 85 mph speed limit on Texas 130 takes effect this November.

400 Trees, Iranian Executions And License To Drum.

Posted in Around The World, Environment, Government, Holidays, Law, Music, Musical Instruments, Religion, Science, Space, Trees, United States on 04/09/2012 by 1812

In order for the space shuttle Endeavor to go from LAX (Los Angeles International Airport) to the California Science Center, 400 trees have to be removed.

According to international law, the execution of anyone who is under 18 when an offense is committed is strictly prohibited. Iran did not get that memo.

50 candidates in the western Turkish city of Isparta were recently awarded a license to bang their drums in the early morning hours before sunrise.

 

750,000 Miles, Mandating Paid Leave And White House Beer Recipes.

Posted in Around The World, Bicycles, Food And Drink, Government, Law, Recipes, United States on 01/09/2012 by 1812

The people of Copenhagen collectively cycle more than 750,000 miles daily.

Businesses in the city of Seattle are now required to allow employees paid leave to care for either a sick family member or themselves.

The White House has released a recipe for both White House Honey Ale and White House Honey Porter.

 

Breathalyzer In France, Arctic Sea Ice And Simon’s Fund.

Posted in Around The World, Children, Environment, Health, Law, Money, Non-Profits on 27/08/2012 by 1812

The French are not happy with a new law that says every driver in France must have a personal breathalyzer.

According to the University of Colorado National Snow and Ice Data Center, the amount of Arctic sea ice has hit a record low.

Simon’s Fund has provided free heart screenings to roughly 5,000 students in the Philadelphia area.

 

 

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