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National Park Week = Free Admission to 392 National Parks April 17-25
Environment  (tags: environment, culture, children, transportation, violence, travel, women, family, goodnews, health, nature, trees, water, wildlife )

- 2942 days ago -
Assuming the weather cooperates & makes it a pleasurable week to be outside (and even if it doesn't), you can skip the entrance fees at all 392 U.S. National Parks during National Park Week, which runs from April 17-25, 2010.
A Father's Day Message From the President - Organizing for America | Obama for America
Society & Culture  (tags: father, president, obama, holiday, responsibility )

- 3224 days ago -
"On this Father's Day, I think back to the day I drove Michelle and a newborn Malia home from the hospital nearly 11 years ago," the President writes, "I think about the pledge I made to her that day: that I would give her what I never had--that if I coul
Old-School Word Nerds Meet the Digital Age | The Social - CNET News
Offbeat  (tags: words, dictionary, lexicon, wordnik, search, TED, wiki, daylife, bacon )

- 3237 days ago -
Now here's one you don't see every day: Wordnik, which launched out of private beta on Monday and states its mission as "discovering all the words and everything about them." Taking the basic premise of a dictionary, Wordnik supplements each entry with
Kung Fu Star Carradine Found Dead - BBC NEWS | Entertainment
Society & Culture  (tags: david carradine, kung fu, kill bill, dead, suicide, bangkok, thailand, caine, tarantino, movie, film )

- 3241 days ago -
Kill Bill and Kung Fu star David Carradine has been found dead in a Bangkok hotel room on Thursday. Thai police told the BBC the 72-year-old was found by a hotel maid sitting in a wardrobe with a cord around his neck and other parts of his body. The star
NASA - New Solar Cycle Prediction: Fewer Sunspots, But Not Necessarily Less Activity
Science & Tech  (tags: nasa, sun, solar, sunspot, activity, space, earthquake, 2012, disaster, prediction )

- 3244 days ago -
An international panel of experts has released a new prediction for the next solar cycle, stating that Solar Cycle 24 will peak in May 2013 with a below-average number of sunspots. Led by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and spon
Recap: The Winner, the Crashes | IndyStar.Com | The Indianapolis Star
Society & Culture  (tags: indy, indianapolis, racecar, racing, speedway, helio castoneves, danica patrick, champion, winner )

- 3252 days ago -
The storybook ending happened. Helio Castroneves, who just months ago fought off tax evasion charges, returned to Indianapolis Motor Speedway and won his third Indianapolis 500 today, claiming the checkered flag from the pole over fellow former 500 winner
Society & Culture  (tags: education, children, politics, humans, freedoms, society, women )

- 3259 days ago -
Making her debut as a commencement speaker before a crowd of 12,000 on Saturday, FIrst Lady Michelle Obama praised graduates at the University of California, Merced, the state's smallest, youngest public university. She urged the 493 members of the school
Darwin's Radio: Prehistoric Gene Reawakens to Battle HIV
Health & Wellness  (tags: HIV, AIDS, infection, immunity, gene, genome, latent, monkey, scientist, protein, cell, human )

- 3277 days ago -
Scientists knew Old World monkeys had a built-in immunity to HIV: a protein called retrocyclin which can prevent HIV from entering cell walls and starting an infection. So they began poring over the human genome, looking to see if humans had a latent gene
Coffee: The Great Energy Sapper
Green Lifestyle  (tags: coffee, caffeine, chocolate, cacao, cocoa, tea, organic, pesticides, sustainable, crops, toxic, environment )

- 3283 days ago -
Coffee is the most important crop in the world. Coffee also happens to be one of the most heavily sprayed agricultural crops. In the countries where it is grown, there are few restrictions concerning pesticide use, where there are fewer laws to protect wo
Exclusive: Susan Boyle's First Ever Song Release Revealed - Listen to It Here - The Daily Record
Society & Culture  (tags: susan boyle, britain, talent, music, singer, sensation, awesome, dream, glasgow, scotland )

- 3289 days ago -
THE Daily Record has uncovered the only CD ever made by Scotland's singing sensation Susan Boyle. And you can listen to it EXCLUSIVELY on our player below. It emerged last night that Susan, whose Britain's Got Talent triumph has made her an instant supers
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