Archive for the Women Category

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.

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.

Banking On Time, Mes Aynak And Charlotte Ross.

Posted in Around The World, Economy, Employment, History, Religion, United States, Women on 22/09/2012 by 1812

With its unemployment at roughly 25 percent, Spain has seen a dramatic rise in the number of time banks.

Mes Aynak is an ancient site in Afghanistan that may be destroyed at the end of this year to make way for a copper mine.

For almost 50 years, Charlotte Ross, 87, has been a crossing guard in Alexandria, Virginia, making her the longest one serving in that role.

Value Of Education, Chimney Rock And New Tool For Police.

Posted in Education, Monuments, Photography, Police, Social Issues, Technology, United States, Women on 21/09/2012 by 1812

Having grown up homeless, with a mother who was in and out of prison, Tierra Jackson is a shining example of how important education is.

Chimney Rock in southwestern Colorado is the United States’ newest national monument.

A few police officers with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s department are now armed with point and shoot cameras.

 

Egg Shortage In Mexico, Stopping Cancer With A Swab And No More Dancing With Dad.

Posted in Agriculture, Around The World, Children, Diseases, Family, Food And Drink, Health, United States, Women on 18/09/2012 by 1812

Mexicans on average eat more than 430 eggs a year, which isn’t helped any by the current egg shortage Mexico is experiencing.

Doctor Ricky Lu is hoping to stop cervical cancer in Botswana with a swab and vinegar.

Father-daughters dances and mother-son ballgames have been banned in Rhode Island.

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