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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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50 Best Colleges & Universities of 2012

The 2012 rankings for the 50 Best Colleges & Universities have been released. Coming in at the number 1 spot is Princeton University. According to the rankings publisher: "We set out to create a college ranking that does a better job of measuring the things that prospective students and...

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Natalie Randolph Coolidge H.S. Football Coach

Natalie Randolph was appointed to head coach at Washington, D.C.'s Coolidge High School. Randolph joins the rank as one of only a few women nationally who have ever headed a high school football team. Randolph attributes her own passion for the sport as well as a love for kids as reasons she was...

42.0 Milestones in the History of Marijuana

42.0 Milestones in the History of Marijuana

People around the world have been smoking marijuana for thousands of years while also using the hemp plant for everything from fabric and rope to ethanol fuel. Unfortunately, somewhere along the way, a man with a bit of power and enough determination decided pot was wicked, evil and narcotic. He...

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New York University Online

New York University offers its online programs through the Paul McGhee Division.

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Jessie Lunderby's Nude Playboy Photographs May Cost Her Job

Jessie Lunderby's nude Playboy photographs may cost her a job.  The Arkansas Sheriff's Office is outraged that twenty one year old employee Jessie Lunderby stripped for a series of provocative nude pictures for Playboy.  Officials in the Washington County Sheriff's Office in Fayetteville,...

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Top Online Colleges 2012

In their ranking of the top online colleges of 2012, SuperScholar has put together what it considers to be "Smart Choices" for an online education. Upon looking through their list, we were impressed with the schools enough to determine that of all the rankings we could find for online schools in 2012, this one was best of the bunch. Here is their list.

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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...

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University of Maryland University College Online

The University of Maryland University College (UMUC) was founded in 1947. It is one of eleven accredited, degree-granting institutions of the the University System of Maryland. The main campus is located in Adelphi, Maryland but the has satellite campuses in Washington DC, the Metropolitan area,...

Tap Water in 31 U.S. Cities Contains Carcinogen Hexavalent Chromium

Tap Water in 31 U.S. Cities Contains Carcinogen Hexavalent Chromium

A probable carcinogen Hexavalent Chromium, a probable carcinogen, has been detected in the drinking water of 31 cities within the United States. The Environmental Working Group sampled and analyzed drinking water across the nation. The group determined the same substance made famous by the film...