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15 of the Dumbest Laws Still on the Books

15 of the Dumbest Laws Still on the Books

Here’s a look at 15 of the verifiable stupid laws from across this great land, on all levels: state, city and county.

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Gulf Oil Spill Update: Bp and Coast Guard News Black Out

A Gulf Oil Spill Update indicates BP and Coast Guard issued a news black out on July 7, 2010.  Wayne Madsen, a Washington, DV based investigative journalist, author, and syndicated columnist has blown the whistle on attempts to block information regarding devestating conditions along the Gulf...

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Michelle Obama’s Portrait Debuts at Smithsonian

Martha Stewart and Michelle Obama received a space in the National Portrait Gallery in Washington for the first time, MaxiNews.com reported.A new exhibit, "Americans Now," opened Friday, featuring famous names from science, business, government and the arts in the museum.President Barack Obama and...

North Korea Bombs South Korea's Yeonpyong Island Over Border Dispute

North Korea Bombs South Korea's Yeonpyong Island Over Border Dispute

A maritime border dispute between North and South Korea led to a bombing on Yeonpyeong Island on Tuesday. The hour long "rain of shells" caused at least two casualties, massive damages to buildings, and terror among South Korean civilians. The incident was condemned by U.S. officials in Washington...

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North Korea Threatens U.S.

North Korea threatened Wednesday to wipe the United States off the map as Washington and its allies watched for signs that the administration will launch a series of missiles. A U.S. destroyer was following a North Korean ship off China’s coast, suspected of transporting illegal weapons to Myanmar....

Dr. Sam Wickline's Bee Venom to Stop HIV/AIDS

Dr. Sam Wickline's Bee Venom to Stop HIV/AIDS

Dr. Sam Wickline of Washington University Medical School in St. Louis, Missouri, is the recipient of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation grant for his research using bee venom to stop the transmission of HIV/AIDS. Wickline received the $100,000 Grand challenges Explorations grant for devising...

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Milwaulkee's Mitchell International Airport Closed

Milwaukee's Mitchell International Airport closed due to flooding.  Officials at Mitchell International Airport shut down flights due to flooded runways and tornado warnings.  Seven inches of rain fell in Milwaukee on Thursday, July 22, 2010 that caused massive power outages, traffic...

25 Great John Adams Quotes

25 Great John Adams Quotes

John Adams, born on October 30, 1735 in Braintree, Massachusetts, served as Vice President to the first President of the United States, George Washington. Adams was also the second President of the United States and served from 1797-1801. Adams was also an American statesman, diplomat, and...

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Online College List

Here is a list of all of the colleges and universities that offer online degrees. We compiled this list by going over multiple lists of online colleges in order to get the biggest list we could. If you'd like more information about any of these schools, you can request info directly from the...

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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...