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Carol is a graduate of the University of Alabama. Her passion is journalism and it shows. Carol is our unpaid, but very efficient, administrative secretary.

6 Scientific Ways Guaranteed To Make People Like You

Do you want to make people like you? Most do, but many fail at the attempt.  Science, however, has come up with 6 ways to make people like you and…

Why Our Dogs Are Such Darn Messy Drinkers

Does your dog splash water everywhere when he drinks?  Mine does, and it’s like a flood in the house.  I swear when he sticks that long tongue in his water…

Prison Life For ‘Real Housewife’ Teresa Giudice Won’t Be A Hollywood Set

I’ve never once watched Real Housewives of New Jersey.  I didn’t think it worth my time quite frankly, although there are millions of people who would disagree with me.  So, that…

Leading Causes of Early Death-Country By Country

How do most of us die? What costs us years of our lives?  I doubt death is ever a happy occasion, and I suspect it’s almost always unpleasant if not…

Study: Possible Life Beneath Earth’s Crust

(TheWeek) A new study published in the journal Nature explains that there is likely more water beneath the Earth’s crust than on top of it — and that below-crust water…

Crazy Rick Santorum Loves Waterboarding

One of the craziest senators to ever stalk the grounds of the capitol is Rick Santorum, and he gets crazier everyday. He supports torture as a means of extracting…

Australians Claim MH370 Spiraled to Its Death In Indian Ocean

(Newser) A new “end-of-flight scenario” paints a picture of how Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 went down. Relying on satellite communications and an unanswered ground-to-air phone call placed 17 minutes after…

Ohio Veteran Fights City Hall to Keep His Therapy Ducks

Darin Welker, an Iraq veteran, came home suffering the ravages of war.  He had a back injury and PTSD.  The folks inWest Lafayette, Ohio weren’t particularly grateful, however, as evidenced…

Mosquito Borne Virus Headed to US

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, a mosquito-borne virus once confined to Asia and Africa is making its way to American shores. Chikungunya first arrived in the Western Hemisphere…

CBO Reports ObamaCare To Cost Billions Less Than Projected

The Republicans are weeping for the second time in a week as the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) releases its latest estimate of ObamaCare’s effects, and the news is heartening for the administration. From The…

Supreme Court Strikes Down Political Donations Cap

The conservative controlled Supreme Court struck yet another blow to common sense today, ruling that it is unconstitutional to cap the total amount a person could give to candidates, political parties,…

Dear Molly: My Mother-in-Law is the Drama Queen From Hell

The following letters were sent to our advice columnist Dear Molly.  Readers are encouraged to place questions by clicking on the “Contact” link at the top left of any page.…

Disney’s ‘Maleficent’

Disney has unveiled the first trailer for “Maleficent,”a new take on their  1959 classic “Sleeping Beauty” with Angelina Jolie starring as the iconic villainess from that movie. “Maleficent” is produced…

Senator Tom Coburn Calls Leader Harry Reid an As*shole

Climate change and evolution denier Tom Coburn of Oklahoma isn’t playing nice with his senate colleagues.  That being said, Mr. Coburn is probably just being himself when he calls people…