Astounding technology for its time: Steamships

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_4673443" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Early steamship[/caption] The SS Savannah left May 22, 1819, from Savannah, Georgia, and 25 days later arrived in Liverpool, England, completing the first trans-Atlantic more…

Robots can now grow human organs

by Joe Kovacs -- [caption id="attachment_3830841" align="aligncenter" width="610"] Arnold Schwarzenegger as a robot with living tissue in "The Terminator"[/caption] Is the Hollywood vision of "The Terminator" on its way too being fulfilled more…

Hillary wins 'transformative impact on society' award

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON EXAMINER) -- Harvard University will honor Hillary Clinton on Friday with an award recognizing her "transformative impact on society." Clinton will receive the Radcliffe Medal during graduation more…

Liberals hold 4-1 edge for commencement speakers

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CAMPUS REFORM) -- Liberal commencement speakers will outnumber conservatives by nearly four-to-one at 50 of the nation’s largest colleges this year. Campus Reform catalogued the commencement speakers selected more…

Removing shoes entering home keeps you slim?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (TELEGRAPH) -- Removing shoes when entering the house and swapping carpet for wooden floors could help people stay slim because it prevents environmental chemicals accumulating in the house, more…

The unbelievable bravery of battlefield nurses

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_2028095" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Clara Barton[/caption] The American Red Cross was organized May 21, 1881, by a schoolteacher named Clara Barton. The first woman to be a clerk more…