UN Says Eating Insects Will Solve World Hunger, Global Warming, Pollution, and Create Jobs The latest weapon in the U.N.'s fight against hunger, global warming and pollution might be flying by you right now. Edible insects are being promoted as a low-fat, high-protein food for people, pets and livestock. According to the U.N., they come with appetizing side benefits: Reducing greenhouse gas emissions and livestock pollution, creating jobs in developing countries and feeding the millions of hungry people in the world. More
King, Messiah: New baby names suggest high hopes Talk about high expectations for a newborn: King and Messiah are among the fastest-rising baby names for American boys. They're just a little behind Major, the boy's name that jumped the most spots on the Social Security Administration's annual list of popular baby names. More
'Pink slime' critics fight ammonia-treated meat ALBANY, N.Y. • In less than a week, "pink slime" — the stomach-turning epithet for ammonia-treated ground beef filler — has become a potent rallying cry by activists fighting to ban the product from grocery shelves and school lunch trays. Though the ... 03/14/2012 - 5:58 pm | View Link
'Pink slime' critics fight ammonia-treated meat In this undated image released by Beef Products Inc., boneless lean beef trimmings are shown before packaging. The debate over “pink slime” in chopped beef is hitting critical mass. The term, adopted by opponents of “lean finely textured beef ... 03/14/2012 - 12:26 pm | View Link
"Pink slime" critics fight ammonia-treated meat "Pink slime" just went from a simmer to a boil. The stomach-turning epithet for ammonia-treated ground beef filler has suddenly ... The National Meat Association also has joined the fight, refuting that the product is made from "scraps destined for pet ... 03/14/2012 - 8:36 am | View Link
"Pink slime" critics fight ammonia-treated meat ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- "Pink slime" just went from a simmer to a boil. In less than a week earlier this month, the stomach-turning epithet for ammonia-treated ground beef filler suddenly became a potent rallying cry by activists fighting to ban the product ... 03/13/2012 - 5:00 pm | View Link
"Pink slime" critics fight ammonia-treated meat ALBANY, New York (AP) -- "Pink slime" just went from a simmer to a boil. The stomach-turning epithet for ammonia-treated ground beef filler has suddenly become a potent rallying cry by activists fighting to ban the product from U.S. supermarket shelves and ... 03/13/2012 - 5:00 pm | View Link
Turbografx-16 Reviews A-D by The Video Game Critic You can get better shooters for your Turbografx, but this one isn't too shabby, especially since two people can play cooperatively. You and a friend will fly through ... 07/26/2014 - 8:49 am | View Website
Life Healthy Oshkosh: Lifestyle choices key to managing your cholesterol. Molly Yatso Butz is the Community Health and Wellness Director for the Oshkosh Community... 07/25/2014 - 11:16 pm | View Website
Food Fraud-Yummy! Ammonia-Treated Pink Slime Now in Most U ... And to emphasize: this pink slime isn’t just in fast food burgers or free lunches for poor kids: With the U.S.D.A.’s stamp of approval, the company’s ... 07/25/2014 - 3:31 pm | View Website
Ghostbusters II (1989) The discovery of a massive river of ectoplasm and a resurgence of spectral activity allows the staff of Ghostbusters to revive the business. 07/25/2014 - 6:27 am | View Website
'Pink Slime' Makes Comeback as Beef Prices Spike Business 'Pink Slime' Makes Comeback as Beef Prices Spike Surging U.S. Beef Prices Revive Ingredient That Nearly Disappeared Two Years Ago 05/23/2014 - 2:44 pm | View Website
We might not have flying cars yet but we are getting a step closer to living like the Jetsons. Soon you’ll be able to skip the dry cleaners and use this compact home clothing-care system for all your cottons, denim, and delicates. In 10 minutes, Swash’s ability to clean or restore clothing can solve any fabric conundrum like magic without even any required water or plumbing.
Nigerian officials say they are screening passengers arriving from foreign countries for symptoms of Ebola, after a traveler from Liberia died of the contagious disease in Lagos.
Aviation officials said Saturday they are screening passengers arriving from abroad and health officials are distributing information about how to identify Ebola symptoms.
Spokesman for Federal Aviation Authority of Nigeria Yakubu Dati says airports are also setting up holding rooms in case another potential Ebola victim lands in Nigeria.
A look at the gifts and loans former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, received from businessman Jonnie Williams, and some of the favors they did for him and his company dietary supplement company, according to court papers:
GIFTS TO McDONNELLS
— Designer clothes and accessories for Maureen McDonnell on a New York City shopping trip: $19,288.
— Catering for the wedding of one of the McDonnells' daughters: $15,000.
— A loan to cover expenses of two vacation rental properties in Virginia Beach owned by Bob McDonnell and his sister: $50,000.
— Five golf outings at Kinloch Golf Club for McDonnell or family members and friends: $6,600.
— A McDonnell family vacation at Williams' multimillion-dollar vacation home on Smith Mountain Lake, including use of his Ferrari: No dollar value listed.
— A Rolex watch engraved "71st Governor of Virginia," paid for by Williams and given to Bob McDonnell by his wife as a Christmas gift: $6,500.
— Dinner with Williams and a scientific researcher at a Richmond restaurant: $1,423.
— A loan to MoBo Real Estate Partners, the vacation home rental firm owned by Bob McDonnell and his sister: $50,000.
— Another loan to MoBo: $20,000.
— A Labor Day weekend vacation at a luxury resort in Cape Cod, Massachusetts, financed mostly by Williams: No dollar value listed.
— Round-trip airline tickets for two of the McDonnells' daughters to attend a bachelorette party in Savannah, Georgia: No dollar value listed.
FAVORS FOR WILLIAMS
— Bob McDonnell arranges a meeting for Williams with the state health secretary to discuss Star Scientific's products.
— The McDonnells attend a dinner and seminar aimed at persuading doctors to recommend Star Scientific's smoking-cessation product.
You’ve maybe heard that Linux is everywhere, and has the potential to be everywhere, including places in the world where computing needs to be extraordinarily affordable. Linux is the perfect solution for this, but why? Let’s check out four reasons why Linux is helping spread computing all over the world.