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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 )

- 3395 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.
Two Centuries On, a Cryptologist Cracks a Presidential Code [I.E. Thomas Jefferson's]
Offbeat  (tags: history, interesting, mystery solved, Thommas Jefferson )

- 3666 days ago -
For more than 200 years, buried deep within Thomas Jefferson's correspondence and papers, there lay a mysterious cipher -- a coded message that appears to have remained unsolved. Until now.
BBC NEWS | England | Crowds Flock to Solstice Sunrise
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, religion, freedoms, environment, goodnews, GoodNews, news, culture, children, family )

- 3677 days ago -
pictures from all the people mostly in Stone Henge celebrating the summer solstice 2009 . Happy summer solstice to all of you
A Father's Day Message From the President - Organizing for America | Obama for America
Society & Culture  (tags: father, president, obama, holiday, responsibility )

- 3677 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
Friends for Life
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, friends, friendship, long life )

- 3689 days ago -
Amazing medical research confirms that having close friends means a longer and healthier life.
Invest in Trees and Soil, Not Just Cleaner Coal-UN
Environment  (tags: trees, forests, globalwarming, ecosystems, climate-change, environment, green )

- 3689 days ago -
Chopping down fewer trees and caring for the soil may be cheaper and more effective in fighting climate change than curbing emissions from coal plants, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) said
Old-School Word Nerds Meet the Digital Age | The Social - CNET News
Offbeat  (tags: words, dictionary, lexicon, wordnik, search, TED, wiki, daylife, bacon )

- 3689 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 )

- 3694 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 )

- 3697 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
10 Most Suggestive Cacti On Earth
Offbeat  (tags: humor, cacti, photos, plants )

- 3704 days ago -
Cacti come in a wide range of shapes and sizes" - though we all know that size doesn't matter.
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