COMMENTARY/OPINION

Microsoft’s Windows Of Opportunity

by Norman Rampart

So, Windows XP is no more – well it is no more as far as Microsoft are concerned. ‘Never mind’ say Microsoft, ‘just buy Windows 8 or a…

Hanging Out At Mad Mike’s America

by WAFormby

I have been writing at Mad Mike’sAmerica for quite a while now. Mike and I go way back to the dark ages of the little blogspot.  I have not…

LA Store Owner Wastes Five Gang-Bangers

by Michael John Scott

Most crime occurs in urban areas, particularly in the “inner cities” where gangs rule, and death is a regular visitor. If you own a business in one of…

Happy St. Georges Day

by Norman Rampart

The 23rd of April is St. Georges Day in England. St George is England’s patron Saint. Celebrations will undoubtedly be muted. Small parties will be held, unobtrusively in…

5 Ways to Protect Your Teen From Sudden Cardiac Arrest

by Abigail Clark

If you have a child, you know that there are a ton of things that you worry about. When they’re a kid, you worry about all sorts of…

Dems Can Win On ObamaCare But Do They Have The Courage To Try

by Michael John Scott

The democrats are afraid.  Convinced that they can’t possibly win an election by running in support of their party’s own platform, many are running away from Obama and…

Most Americans Don’t Believe in Big Bang

by Michael John Scott

The universe was created billions and billions of years ago, when a tiny ball of matter suddenly exploded, throwing all sorts of space junk into existence, including our primordial…

NEWS

Patient Sues Docs Who Mocked His Penis While He Was Under

by Michael John Scott

I’ve wondered from time to time what the doctors and nurses talked about while I…

Chances High An Asteroid Will Wipe Out Your City

by Michael John Scott

It’s rarely discussed but not because the chances of it happening are rare.  There is…

10 Stories You Want To Read Today, April 23, 2014

by Michael John Scott

The Supreme Court has opened the door for states to get rid of the controversial…

Canada’s Middle Class Richer Than US For First Time

by Michael John Scott

Once upon a time America was the richest nation in the world, bar none, with…

Significantly Fewer Dogs and Cats Euthanized In US Today

by Devon Lee Cane

It’s heartbreaking to think of all the animals that are euthanized in America every day,…

Painful New Virus Expected to Reach US Within Months

by Michael John Scott

As the world continues to warm any number of new virus’ and infections will start…

Justice Scalia Urges Students To Revolt

by Michael John Scott

Antonin Scalia, the infamous conservative Supreme Court Justice told a gathering of law students last…

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Retractable Dog Leashes: How Safe Are They?

by Dr. Jennifer Coates

I’m starting to hate my dog’s retractable leash. I bought it for Apollo as a Christmas present last year. His old one had broken, and he had been…

Is Your Stressful House Making Your Pet Sick?

by Michael John Scott

Many dogs and cats are very sensitive to household changes. Visitors and houseguests, an active, loud “terrible twos” toddler or construction can all have an impact on your…

R.I.P. Gracie May The Fruit Bat

by Norman Rampart

When you lose a pet you lose a member of your family. The pain and distress is akin to losing a human member of the family. Well, it…

Disciplining Your Dog the Right Way

by Dr. Jennifer Coates

The term “negative punishment” sounds vaguely disturbing.  Both words have such poor connotations it’s hard to believe we should all be striving to use more, not less negative…

SCI/TECH/HOME/TRAVEL

Exploring Your Wild Side: 4 Sexy Cities to Visit on Vacation

by Jessica Snow

If you’re like most red-blooded Americans, when you dream about your next vacation, images of white sandy beaches, cold beverages, and…

4 Tips to Make the Most of a Dude Ranch Vacation

by Abigail Clark

Sometimes, you’ve just got to get away. For some, that means going to the roof of a building and looking out…