Archive for December, 2016

A Burning  Desire: Grandpa Goes Back to School
By December 31, 2016 0 Comments Read More →

A Burning Desire: Grandpa Goes Back to School

Poverty prevented Durga Kami of Nepal from completing school when he was a child. The 68- year-old widowed father of six and grandfather of eight is now acquiring his education. “Before dying, I wanted to get some knowledge from school,” he said. All of Kami’s children have moved away from home, and his wife died […]

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Would Obama Have Defeated Trump?
By December 28, 2016 0 Comments Read More →

Would Obama Have Defeated Trump?

In a podcast with David Axelrod, currently a CNN commentator, President Obama said he felt confident that he would have won the election if he had run against Donald Trump in November. During the interview, President Obama said, “…If I had run again and articulated it, I think I could’ve mobilized a majority of the […]

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Army General Falls in Sex Scandal
By December 22, 2016 0 Comments Read More →

Army General Falls in Sex Scandal

A two-star Army general has been demoted to the rank of Lt. Col. because of his inappropriate sexual behavior. Maj. Gen. David Haight, married father of four adult children, was found to have engaged in a long term relationship with a woman who was not his wife, to have misused government resources while engaging in […]

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The Growing Pinocchio Nose: Donald Trump Exaggerations
By December 17, 2016 0 Comments Read More →

The Growing Pinocchio Nose: Donald Trump Exaggerations

Pinnocchio is the fictional character whose nose grew in length each time he told a lie, and he told a lot of lies. The Washington Post (Post) announces annually the “Biggest Pinocchios” of the year. President-elect Donald Trump sets a record this year with five of the “biggest Pinocchio” ratings. The previous record was three […]

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“Mind-Controlled TV” Prototype Developed by BBC
By December 13, 2016 0 Comments Read More →

“Mind-Controlled TV” Prototype Developed by BBC

The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) and technology company This Place have developed a “mind control” TV prototype in which a viewer wearing a headset can operate a TV by using his or her mind. The technology that allows users to select programs with their thoughts consists of a basic brainwave reading that is programmed to […]

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