News

Venezuela’s misery doesn’t even spare the dead in Maracaibo

Indeed, even the dead aren’t protected in Maracaibo, a sweltering, enduring city in Venezuela. Hoodlums have broken into a portion of the vaults and pine boxes in El Cuadrado burial…

Oregon Democrats rally behind cap-and-trade emissions plan

Oregon is on the incline of turning into the second state after California to receive a top and-exchange program, a market-based way to deal with bringing down the ozone depleting…




Entertaintment

Madonna offers a needy, trying-too-hard mess of an album

Madonna, “Madame X” (Interscope) These days Madonna is wearing an eyepatch for dubious reasons. But it’s her ears that seem to have failed her. The shape-shifting Queen of Pop has…




Sports




Science

People Smoked Pot to Get High at Least 2,500 Years Ago

Getting high on marijuana may not be a modern pastime, as archaeologists have found the earliest clear evidence to date that people were smoking cannabis for its psychoactive properties some…




Health

Drinking Water With Harmful Nitrate

 Millions of tons of nitrate from industrial farming find their way into America’s drinking water each year, causing thousands of cases of cancer and other health problems, an environmental advocacy group says.…




Books

Honestly, We Meant Well by Grant Ginder

On sale Jun 11 from Flatiron Books Genre: Novels. 320 pages Critics’ Opinion: 5/5  Sue Ellen Wright has what she thinks is a close-to-perfect life. A terrific career as a…




Business

LG Electronics, regulators oppose Qualcomm’s effort to put antitrust ruling on hold

Cell phone producer LG Electronics Inc on Tuesday restricted Qualcomm Inc’s endeavors to put a general U.S. antitrust ruling against the chip provider on hold as it seeks after an…




Travel

Bodrum…

The afternoon sun slants low, hazy as a dream, and paints the water gold. Out in the stillness of the bay a group of girls and boys swim, heads slick…




Arts