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Comparison of House Sizes Around the World
Comparison of House Sizes Around the World
by Jay Gory on 2015/10/02 [comments]



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Keeping the Spirit of Christmas throughout the Year
Keeping the Spirit of Christmas throughout the Year
by Jay Gory on 2015/04/07 [comments]

Do you miss the season of winter? That might not be the case since you are most probably enjoying the warmth of spring. However one thing that you may miss about winter is the festive feeling of Christmas, the only celebration that we all look forward to spend time with our loved ones whil...

Australian physicists generate tractor beam on water
Australian physicists generate tractor beam on water
by Jay Gory on 2014/08/13 [comments]

A research team from the Australian National University have generated complex surface flows driven by three-dimensional waves. Their results show possibility of remote manipulation of floating objects and were published in Nature Physics this Sunday.

Let's be safe. Let's drive safe
Let's be safe. Let's drive safe
by Jay Gory on 2014/08/13 [comments]

We all want our friends and relatives to be safe at all times. Yet, as we all know, it's often very difficult to achieve, extremely difficult to make sure that everyone we know stays safe, especially considering the decisions others make are not up to us but up to them. So how can you help...

Texas governor voices criticism regarding US federal border policies
Texas governor voices criticism regarding US federal border policies
by Jay Gory on 2014/07/21 [comments]

In recent days, Rick Perry, governor of the US state of Texas, has openly criticized US federal actions pertaining to the US–Mexico border. The governor specifically criticized President Obama's actions in an editorial yesterday, saying, "President Obama's appropriations request only deals...

Study: Antibiotic Could Correct Some Down Syndrome Brain Abnormalities
Study: Antibiotic Could Correct Some Down Syndrome Brain Abnormalities
by Jay Gory on 2014/07/21 [comments]

Using an inexpensive antibiotic, researchers have corrected many abnormalities in a group of brain cells associated with Down syndrome.

Food Network to offer a kid his or her very own series
Food Network to offer a kid his or her very own series
by Jay Gory on 2014/07/21 [comments]

Food Network, television channel available to almost 100 million households, will be premiering the second season of Rachael vs. Guy: Kids Cook-Off on August 17th. While usually these shows put adults to compete against each other, this show is a bit different and the competition is for ki...

Guantanamo inmate challenges force-feeding practices by suing U.S. president
Guantanamo inmate challenges force-feeding practices by suing U.S. president
by Jay Gory on 2014/03/17 [comments]

Guantánamo Bay detention camp inmate Emad Hassan has filed a lawsuit Tuesday against U.S. President Barack Obama, named as chief defendant, regarding alleged U.S. military practices in force-feeding prisoners during their hunger strikes.

Protect your home - prepare for storms
Protect your home - prepare for storms
by Jay Gory on 2014/03/17 [comments]

The preliminary tornado count for 2014 is 49, the forecasts for this year's severe weather season are similar to last year's season.

What to Look for When Buying a Used Car
What to Look for When Buying a Used Car
by Roberto Fuzzy on 2014/03/03 [comments]

Used cars are getting cheaper and cheaper every day, and you can easily buy one for yourself. The flood of the used cars that are appearing in the market for the last time makes the experts predict the unusually high drop of the prices for such cars.

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Researchers identify protein responsible for malaria transmission
Researchers identify protein responsible for malaria transmission
by Jay Gory on 2014/02/26 [comments]

Two groups of researchers have independently identified the the protein responsible for malaria transmission to mosquitoes in studies published in journal Nature on Sunday.

Neighborhood Assist empowers individuals to identify problems in their communities
Neighborhood Assist empowers individuals to identify problems in their communities
by Jay Gory on 2014/02/26 [comments]

"Neighborhood Assist empowers individuals to identify problems in their communities and provides funding to help create a positive impact, " said Kellie Clapper, State Farm Assistant Vice President.

UK drugs policy petition reaches 100,000 signatures, may prompt Parliamentary debate
UK drugs policy petition reaches 100,000 signatures, may prompt Parliamentary debate
by Jay Gory on 2014/02/19 [comments]

The Backbench Business Committee of the House of Commons is to discuss whether to schedule a debate on reform of Britain's drug laws, after a petition calling for an independent review of the laws reached 100,000 signatures this week. The petition was started by Green Party MP Caroline Luc...

Tunisia approves new constitution
Tunisia approves new constitution
by Jay Gory on 2014/02/03 [comments]

The Tunisian National Assembly approved a new constitution yesterday, a step towards running elections in the country. A new cabinet has been appointed by the Prime Minister, Mehdi Jomaa.

Team Kellogg’s athletes’ inspirational beginnings and breakfast for kids in need
Team Kellogg’s athletes’ inspirational beginnings and breakfast for kids in need
by Jay Gory on 2014/02/03 [comments]

Do you want to get inspired? We all do. And there is no better way to do that than let yourself be inspired by stories of others. As part of Kellogg's 'Give A Great Start' program everyone can view the inspirational beginning video series (called Start Story) at Kelloggs.com/teamusa.

China's Elite Hide Wealth Offshore
China's Elite Hide Wealth Offshore
by Jay Gory on 2014/01/23 [comments]

Relatives of China’s top leaders, including president Xi Jinping and former premier Wen Jiabao, as well as members of the country’s business elite have been helped by Western banks to hide their wealth in tax havens according to a team of investigative journalists.

Illinois to allow same-sex marriage law
Illinois to allow same-sex marriage law
by Jay Gory on 2013/11/11 [comments]

The Illinois House of Representatives voted 61–54 yesterday to approve a law allowing for same-sex marriage. Governor Pat Quinn is expected to sign the bill and ceremonies for same-sex couples are expected to start in June of next year.

Brookdale supports the research to reduce the impact of Alzheimer's
Brookdale supports the research to reduce the impact of Alzheimer's
by Jay Gory on 2013/11/11 [comments]

Brookdale is the leading provider of Alzheimer's and dementia care in the United States. They have been committed to providing senior living solutions in properties that have been designed, purpose-built and operated with one thing in mind - to provide the best possible care and living ac...

USOC and COC sign sponsorship deal with USG
USOC and COC sign sponsorship deal with USG
by Jay Gory on 2013/10/11 [comments]

USOC, the U.S. Olympic Committee and COC, the Canadian Olympic Committee, have just signed a four-year sponsorship deal with USG Corporation, manufacturer and distributor of high-performance building systems.

Dungog, Australia residents celebrate continued protection of local forest
Dungog, Australia residents celebrate continued protection of local forest
by Jay Gory on 2013/09/15 [comments]

Local residents of Dungog, a small country town in New South Wales (NSW), Australia, held a celebratory nature walk on Sunday after they received assurance that their local forest was deemed worthy of "enduring protection." Previously, a proposal before the NSW government to log over one m...

Walgreens donates millions of vaccines to children who need it
Walgreens donates millions of vaccines to children who need it
by Jay Gory on 2013/09/15 [comments]

It's not every day that a drugstore wants to give away something for free, but it's currently exactly the case with the largest drugstore chain in U.S.

FDA: Menthols More Dangerous Than Regular Smokes
FDA: Menthols More Dangerous Than Regular Smokes
by Jay Gory on 2013/07/25 [comments]

U.S. regulators say menthol cigarettes may be a bigger health hazard than regular cigarettes.

Researchers Identify Potential Cause of Alzheimer's Damage
Researchers Identify Potential Cause of Alzheimer's Damage
by Jay Gory on 2013/06/30 [comments]

Researchers at the Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) have identified a brain protein that may have a role in causing the dementia of Alzheimer’s disease.

Annual survey reveals attitudes towards energy efficiency
Annual survey reveals attitudes towards energy efficiency
by Jay Gory on 2013/06/30 [comments]

Energy efficiency, at the time of increasing threat of global warming, is something we should all be aware of. Wherever we are, whatever we do. From thinking about TV stand by mode to making your home itself more energy efficient. And the positive thing is that more and more people ...

Australian Paralympians cycling around Fiji for people with disabilities
Australian Paralympians cycling around Fiji for people with disabilities
by Jay Gory on 2013/06/18 [comments]

Two Australian Paralympic wheelchair basketball players, Shelley Chaplin and Leanne Del Toso, are cycling around Fiji to raise money for people in Fiji with disabilities. They hope to cover the route, which is roughly 500 kilometers (300 miles) long, in just ten days. They started on June ...

Help raise Anaphylaxis Awareness
Help raise Anaphylaxis Awareness
by Jay Gory on 2013/05/31 [comments]

Anaphylaxis is the cause of 1500 deaths every year. While the number might not sound extremely big, those deaths, in big part, are easily avoidable. If people are aware of the symptoms as well as the first-line treatment, many deaths can be prevented.

Uruguay Senate gives green light for same-sex marriage
Uruguay Senate gives green light for same-sex marriage
by Jay Gory on 2013/04/10 [comments]

The Senate in Uruguay voted 23–8 on Tuesday to legalise same-sex marriage following approval from the country's lower house in December. The proposed law will need to go back to the lower house for consideration of amendments. Jose Mujica, the country's president, has said that he will sig...

State Farm helping create positive impact in your neighborhood
State Farm helping create positive impact in your neighborhood
by Jay Gory on 2013/04/10 [comments]

Negativity is all around us. People talk about negative things, the media is talking about negative things. Why? Simply because they sell better than anything positive ever could. So whenever something positive comes along, everyone should do their best to spread the word and make the worl...

Astronaut, Cosmonaut Selected for Year in Space
Astronaut, Cosmonaut Selected for Year in Space
by Jay Gory on 2012/11/30 [comments]

The U.S. and Russian space agencies have selected two men for a one-year mission aboard the International Space Station. Astronaut Scott Kelly and cosmonaut Mikhail Kornienko will head to the orbiting laboratory on a Russian Soyuz rocket in the spring of 2015, and return to Kazakhstan 12 ...

World Could See Temperatures Rise 4°C by 2100
World Could See Temperatures Rise 4°C by 2100
by Jay Gory on 2012/11/20 [comments]

Time is running out to stem the potentially disastrous effects of global warming, according to a report issued by the World Bank on Sunday.

Art is art. Meet the masters at Bukowskis on December 4
Art is art. Meet the masters at Bukowskis on December 4
by Jay Gory on 2012/11/20 [comments]

A major sculpture collection is going up for sale at Bukowskis on December 2012. Collection, once owned by the family behind Swedish chocolate brand Marabou, Throne-Holst, valued ca EUR 2,23 million, includes pieces by a number of master artists.

Australian scientists develop culture to destroy reef-killing starfish
Australian scientists develop culture to destroy reef-killing starfish
by Jay Gory on 2012/10/15 [comments]

Following a study linking poisonous crown-of-thorns starfish to 42 percent of Australia's Great Barrier Reef destruction in recent decades, James Cook University Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies in Queensland has developed a culture to destroy the reef-killing starfish, announce...

Urban Legends of the Presidency
Urban Legends of the Presidency
by Jay Gory on 2012/10/01 [comments]

When the United States was first founded, it took a while for them to concede to even have a President at all. It was believed that having one central executive figure would be too much like having a king - something they still shuddered at the thought of. Well, in terms of how kingdoms te...

Forget air travel, take a free Caribbean cruise
Forget air travel, take a free Caribbean cruise
by Siim Einfeldt on 2012/10/01 [comments]

Traveling by air is faster than any other mode of transportation, without a doubt. But not always should the speed be the most important thing in your life. When you travel, your purpose should not be to get from point A to point B. Your goal should not be to cover the distance as quickly ...

ABC News yanks 20/20 investigation of Tom Cruise and Scientology
ABC News yanks 20/20 investigation of Tom Cruise and Scientology
by Jay Gory on 2012/09/11 [comments]

An investigation into Scientology and Tom Cruise which was set to air this past Friday on the American television program 20/20 was removed from broadcast by ABC News. This is not the first time that ABC News has pulled an investigation into Scientology from airing on 20/20.


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