PINOLE, Calif. — This year’s National Punctuation Day® Contest asks entrants to write a paragraph — maximum of three sentences using all 13 punctuation marks featured on the National Punctuation Day® website —to celebrate the 8th annual National Punctuation Day on Sept. 24.
On Aug. 17 an asteroid estimated to be 17 to 39 meters in diameter will pass through space intersecting the Earth’s orbit, missing a collision by only about one million miles. The object will be moving at about 13,533 miles per hour, or 3.76 miles per second.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The personal effects of Ted Kaczynski, aka the Unabomber, will be sold via an online auction by the U.S. Marshals beginning May 18
HOUSTON, Texas — The Postal Service released statistics Thursday highlighting the cities where the most dog attacks occur nationwide. Houston tops the list with 62 letter carriers attacked in 2010. Jamaica, N.Y. (17 attacks), Flushing, N.Y. (15), Staten Island, N.Y. (14), Brooklyn, N.Y. (12) all ranked in the top 25.
New Jersey’s oldest weekly newspaper is the topic of conversation in Arizona this week, as a schools superintendent addresses charges that she plagiarized material from our website. For details, read Hayley Ringle’s article from the Arizona Republic.
LACEY TOWNSHIP – The Green Bay Packers got a vote of confidence from Princess the Camel this week.
MOUNTAINSIDE — Route 22 was closed for half-an-hour Sunday morning while horses were rounded up after they escaped from the Watchung Stables at about 8:15 a.m., county police said. “The horses — all county owned — are in good condition…
BREA, Calif. – “Bella” was the most popular name for pet dogs in 2010, according to Veterinary Pet Insurance Co., while “Max” was the top name for cats.
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. – Zombie Santa may be arriving in your mailbox this Christmas, thanks to lifelong zombie aficionado Ben Tripp.
FAIRFIELD, Conn. – NASA astrobiologists have discovered a new organism that is unlike anything ever seen before on Earth. The discovery challenges the long held assertions about how life might evolve on alien planets, and could change the way we look for life in the universe.