Monthly Archive: December, 2014

Prime Minister Finally, Kind Of Admits To Broken Promise Over ABC Cuts

“I accept that what we are doing with the ABC is at odds with what I said before the election.” Prime Minister Tony Abbott has staged a marathon press conference to admit to… Continue reading

17 Dads Who Totally Won 2014

This was definitely the year of the dad. This Dad/Son Band (and oven wrecking machine). When mom's away, the band will play. See the full video here. View Entire List… Continue reading

NYPD Commissioner Struggles to Defend Broken Windows Policing

As outrage simmered in the hours before the release of the Ferguson verdict, NYPD Commissioner William Bratton made a rare public appearance to defend his Broken Windows policing philosophy. But his remarks brought… Continue reading

Teaching the Bible as Literature in Public High School (Part 4)

The following topics were some of the biblical theories explored in class: ancient and modern views of how the Old and New Testaments arose; the nature of biblical inspiration; Old and New Testament… Continue reading

Obama To Hold Meetings Monday On Ferguson

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama will discuss the situation in Ferguson, Missouri, Monday with his Cabinet, civil rights leaders, law enforcement officials and others. The White House says Obama’s Cabinet meeting will… Continue reading

High School Head Injury Lawsuit Filed

CHICAGO (AP) — A former high school quarterback followed in the steps of one-time pro and college players Saturday by suing a sports governing body — in this case the Illinois High School… Continue reading

St. Louis Rams Protest Ferguson Decision With ‘Hands Up’

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Before trotting onto the field for their pregame introductions, five St. Louis Rams players stood with their hands raised in a show of compassion and solidarity for Ferguson protesters.… Continue reading

Uruguay Ex-President Tabare Vazquez Wins Election, Pot Plan Safe

MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (AP) — Ruling party candidate Tabare Vazquez easily won Uruguay’s presidential election on Sunday, returning to power a left-leaning coalition that has legalized gay marriage and moved to create the world’s… Continue reading

Cause and Effect: The High Cost of High School Dropouts

While high school dropout percentages in the U.S. are much lower today than they were a few decades ago, there is still a lot of room for improvement. So what are the underlying… Continue reading

Maple Chess Pie Recipe

A super easy custard pie, perfect for winter. Serve it with a dollop of sweetened mascarpone and a drizzle of good maple syrup and you’ll be oh-so-happy. Makes one 9-inch pie 1 prepared pie crust… Continue reading