Testifying Before Congress: Every Day in Uniform Counts
Testifying Before Congress: Every Day in Uniform Counts Recently, we had the distinct privilege of testifying before Congress about the unique hurdles facing the members of the National Guard. We are proud of our Legislative Director, Daniel Elkins for boldly standing up for his fellow brothers and sisters in arms. We were able to explain the inequality in support and resources being given the National Guard…
Bird Counting 101
Sooty Shearwater flock off Pt. Pinos, Monterey Bay, CA, August 2006. Photo by Brian Sullivan At eBird we encourage you to make your best estimate of bird numbers on every checklist. Your best estimate of numbers is always more useful than putting an “X’ to indicate presence. An “X’ could be one or it could be a thousand! We can always simplify numbers back to presence/absence for analysis. Your estimates of numbers help us judge relative abundance, and are an important part of…
Drop Line 101
There is nothing like the anticipation and pure exhilaration of a really tall drop tower. You climb steadily up and up as the world falls below you and your vista of the park becomes wider and clearer you feel free. The anticipation is amazing and contagious as everyone is waiting for the payoff, stomachs tighten,
Sperm Counts Are Plummeting, and No One Knows Why
Why Quality Wood Flooring Counts
Lumber Liquidators is coming under fire after the corporation has been named in a class action lawsuit. The suit alleges that some of the manufacturer's wood products contained excessive amounts of formaldehyde. The class action lawsuit “seeks in excess of five million in damages and injuncvtive relief on behalf of all purchasers of Lumber Liquidators Chinese-made flooring in Alabama, New York and Virginia. None of the…
10 Jaw-Dropping Apartment Buildings
Ever taken a look around some of Apartment Guide's most beautiful listed apartments? Now's your chance! Take a tour of some of our favorites.
Wesley Chapel Drop-Ceiling Removal and Disposal Guide
Drop-ceiling disposal is quite a challenge. Believe it or not, it’s more difficult than the actual suspended-ceiling removal. This is due the fact it’s considered construction materials. But, this doesn’t mean you’re necessary stuck with that ugly drop-ceiling. Read on to learn more about suspended-ceiling removal and disposal. Wesley Chapel Drop-Ceiling Disposal Guide Your first …
Barber's Jaw-Dropping Mistake Leads To Hysterical Haircut
Thankfully, this guy has a sense of humor and can laugh with the rest of us about his new look.
Campbellsville man arrested on 20 counts of child porn possession
A Taylor County man was arrested Thursday on 20 counts of child pornography possession.
Eagle River man facing 10 counts of child porn possession
Ryan Frederick, 37, of Eagle River was charged with 10 counts of possession of child pornography and two counts of possession of a firearm by a felon in Vilas County court Thursday.
R. Kelly Charged With 10 Counts of Criminal Sexual Abuse
Earlier this year, the Surviving R. Kelly docuseries aired on Lifetime and brought a lot of negative attention to R. Kelly in regards to being a sexual abuser not only to women but to minors. Yet more recently, Michael Avenetti turned a sex tape in to authorities in which showed R. Kelly having sex with... Read more »
New Berlin man charged with 10 counts of possessing child porn
A New Berlin man is now officially facing child pornography charges in macon County. Scott Gentry was arrested in January after a coworker claimed she said lewd photos of a child. After his arrest, police searched his New Berlin home as part of the investigation. Gentry is now charged with 10 counts of illegal possession of child pornography. He has pleaded not guilty.
Former school robotics coach faces 10 counts of possessing child porn
Administrators said he was the robotics coach for a decade and left without reason in March.
How police & neighbors made crime drop
AVONDALE, Ohio (WKRC) - Some cities are reeling over the past year in crime.Indianapolis had more homicides than 2015, when the city broke its all- time record for murder. But in Cincinnati, homicides were down again.Caution tape around an apartment buildi
9 Reasons Why We Should Drop The Drop Bars On Touring Bikes
For those who follow my bike trips around the world, you'll know that in the past two years I've switched my bike setups away from drop bars to alt bars.
What's Behind the SAT Reading-Score Drop?
Washington Post education blogger Valerie Strauss takes issue with the College Board's explanation that the decline in the SAT reading scores this past year was caused largely by an increase in the number and diversity of test-takers. She puts the blame squarely on the effects of recent education policy: After all, we've had a decade of standardized test-based school reform under the No Child Left Behind…
"Does this count as assistive technology?" Unusual examples of AT
Backup home generator - A woman with an auto-immune condition lived in an area where she was experiencing regular power outages. She relied on a ventilator for oxygen 24/7, and, because of the safety hazard connected with using her gas stove, she cooked using a single coil electric stove top. For her, a backup home generator was assistive technology - it helped her live safely at home Sound-proof windows - A man with a physical disability had set up a home office in…
How to Make Your Health Club or Gym Membership Count
Why did my credit score drop when I paid off a loan?
It is not uncommon to see a 10 to 50 point drop in a credit score when you pay off a loan on a car or house. Here's why it could happen to you.
Kelis Going On Trial For 20 Counts Of Contempt For Keeping Son From Nas
The singer has pleaded not guilty as her custody battle with Nas continues in court.