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How Much Is a Kilowatt Hour?

People who are looking after their electricity costs (and their total household expenses in general) may want to know the cost of a kilowatt hour. Kilowatt hour is the unit if electricity. It means 1,000 watts and is generally how much it would take to operate a 1,000 watt appliance for an hour....

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Tiger Woods' Mistress Upset

Gloria Allred, a notorious Hollywood attorney, filed suit for Veronica Siwik Daniels a.k.a. Joslyn James against Tiger Woods. The notorious porn star is up against charges of her own making. She skipped out on over $12,000 worth of child support in Washington State and is on the state's most...

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Edith "Jackie" Ronne, First Woman to Explore Antarctica, Passed Away Today

Edith “Jackie” Ronne, the first woman to explore Antarctica, passed away today. She was 89. At the age of 28, Ronne followed her husband, Finn Ronne, an explorer, on an expedition to Antarctica in 1947. She was the first woman ever to brave the winter season of Antarctica, along with Canadian...

The 8 Most Heroic Dogs in History

The 8 Most Heroic Dogs in History

Dogs are unique among non-human animals in that there is a long and storied history of dogs performing heroic, self-sacrificial acts for their human comrades. Below, we've put together a list of the eight most heroic dogs of all time. 8) Guinefort, the Saint of Infants A select few people have...

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Which States Have the Least Knowledgeable Drivers?

A recent study by GMAC Insurance showed that as many as 1 in 5 motorists couldn't pass the written portion of a driving test if it were administered today. The study ranked all fifty states, as well as the District of Columbia, based upon the results of their National Driver's Test. Per their...

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Duke University

Duke University traces its beginnings to Trinity College, a school founded in 1838 in neighboring Randolph County by Methodist and Quaker communities. The school transferred to Durham in 1892. In 1924, tobacco industrialist and well-known philanthropist James Buchanan Duke, through his family’s...

50 Best James Madison Quotes

50 Best James Madison Quotes

James Madison, Jr. was the fourth President of the United States, an American politician, and political philosopher who contributed as a Founding Father during the late 1700s. Madison was born to Colonel James Madison, Sr. and Eleanor Rose Conway on March 16, 1751 in Orange County, Virginia. As...

WikiLeaks States Al Queda Can Build Atomic Bombs

WikiLeaks States Al Queda Can Build Atomic Bombs

The latest Wikileaks cables states that Al Qaeda can build atomic bombs. The whistleblowing organization has released thousands of American diplomatic cables and security briefs to the UK's Daily Telegraph. The Wikileaks cables suggest the world's most menacing terrorist organization has complied...

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Emerson College

The only comprehensive college or university in the US which is exclusively dedicated to the field of communication and the arts in the liberal arts context, Emerson College has come a long way from its founding status as a small oratory school. Its mission and focus has not changed since its...

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Missing Body Found After Fall on Mount St. Helens

Joseph Bohlig, 52, passed away Monday after he fell 1,500 feet into the crater on Mount St. Helens. Bohlig was standing on the rim of the dormant crater when a snow overhang fell out from beneath him, sending him plummeting into the volcano. His body was left in the snow for more than a day...