I have an astronomer friend who spends each working night in front of a bank of computers at a giant telescope station. His job is to seek out and track astroids. My friend has himself discovered ...
Many suras of the Qu’ran begin with the injunction that first and foremost the muslim must believe in allah. Christians from early childhood are required to recite a testimony of belief in god and ...
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A close ...
One fish, Two fish, Red fish,
Black fish, Blue fish, Old fish, New fish.
This one has a little car.
This one has a little star.
Say! What a lot of fish there are.
Yes. Some are red, ...
Backyard Science is a place where folks report observations and share thoughts about what's happening in nature - locally and globally. We try to have a forum every day to keep things current - that'...
A North Charleston, S.C., police officer has been arrested for the murder of 50-year-old Walter Scott. Scott was gunned down by Patrolman 1st class Michael Slager, 33, after Scott ran away from ...
Iran is not on the path to building a nuclear warhead.
If they were, they should have between 500 and 1000 of the things by now.
The greatest purity that has been achieved is 20%, you need 90% to ...
I had a request to do a diary about entertainers who served in the military. Turns out it wasn't as easy as I thought.
This is in no way a comprehensive list. There were just too many to work with. ...
When the First World War broke out in August 1914, the United States declared its neutrality. But from the time the war had started, there were already Americans fighting in France--volunteers who ...
This is scheduled to post at 6am, the usual hour, although I won't be around to comment for a while. Please share your own bird observations from the week in the comments!
It was over a month ...