Pandemic thriller injected with dose of chilling... →
Another reason to love my neighborhood of Washington Heights : neighbors gathered at the Hudson watching a spectacular post-Irene sunset.
Wundermap provides excellent detail of Hurricane... →
Very impressive use of data and graphics by http://www.wunderground.com to produce what they call their Wundermap. And, it now looks as if Irene is forecast to diminish by the time it reaches New York. A Stage 1 Hurricane is still a serious storm, but the earlier forecast from the National Weather Service said it would hit the New York area as a Stage 2 storm.
Bill Maher on the Controversial Ground Zero Cross:... →
Both sides fudging facts - Debt Limit Debate... →
Chicago TV station admits mistakes in airing... →
As document-theft probe of historian Landau grows,... →
UCSF Professor Dies in Campus Shuttle Bus Accident... →
A wonderfully talented and dedicated physician, researcher and teacher died today in a San Francisco traffic accident. I worked with Kevin on an education and public health technology project, and my students benefitted from the medical case studies that he developed for their training. My sympathy goes out both to his family and friends and to all in the UCSF family and beyond who are affected by...
Columbia dentists develop protocol for identifying... →
Arizona town in disarray; mayor alleges... →
Democracy continues to falter. We need to stand up against this kind of stuff.
CBS faked video of Boston fireworks show -... →
More evidence of the decline of modern civilization. This is mighty depressing, folks. The excuse given by CBS is even worse.
Azmo the Dragon game makes asthma regimen fun |... →
ABC News has paid $215,000 for Casey Anthony... →
Glenn Beck sees demons everywhere, even in NYC →
And am I the only one bothered by the idea that he and his family were picnicking on an American flag blanket??? Somehow, sitting, walking or stomping on an American flag seems to be quite the opposite of patriotic. (Click on the headline to see the story.) Be sure to read the addendum at the bottom of the Gothamist story for more facts about what did - or did not - happen.
Creator of Nutrition Facts label honored
Please see Award given to creator of Nutrition Facts label for a news release from UConn, which has given its Distinguished Alumni Award to Jerold Mande, Senior Advisor to the Under Secretary, Food, Nutrition, and Consumer Services - United States Department of Agriculture. I knew much about his work when I was covering the Food and Drug Administration for USA Today and Mande was one of then-FDA...
NY's new marriage law is a victory for common... →