enjoy yourself
Follow
Find
8.2K views | +32 today
enjoy yourself
Thoughts and comments about making life even better
Curated by Kenneth Weene
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by Kenneth Weene
Scoop.it!

Justice Dept. recovers record $5 billion under False Claims Act - much with helppf whitleblowers.

Justice Dept. recovers record $5 billion under False Claims Act - much with helppf whitleblowers. | enjoy yourself | Scoop.it
Department steps up effort as much of the abuse occurres in the health-care and mortgage industries.

 

Now, is this a part of government that we should cut back on as too expensive?

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Kenneth Weene
Scoop.it!

Important Internet Radio--The Kennedy Years

Important Internet Radio--The Kennedy Years | enjoy yourself | Scoop.it
Back Channel is the first book of a remarkable memoir of a Special Assistant to President John F. Kennedy. Known familiarly as Bertie Mac he reported directly to the President and his office was in the West Wing of the White House.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Kenneth Weene
Scoop.it!

The $70 childbirth bill - CNN.com - That was then, now is bankruptcy.

The $70 childbirth bill - CNN.com - That was then, now is bankruptcy. | enjoy yourself | Scoop.it
Bob Greene says a friend's hospital bill from his 1947 birth is a reminder of how health care costs have skyrocketed.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Kenneth Weene
Scoop.it!

As Companies Seek Tax Deals, Governments Pay High Price

As Companies Seek Tax Deals, Governments Pay High Price | enjoy yourself | Scoop.it
States, cities and counties are giving up more than $80 billion a year to attract or keep companies and the jobs they provide. But officials and governments rarely track how many jobs follow, and many do not know the value of all their awards.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Kenneth Weene
Scoop.it!

Medical Blues – by Fran Lewis - Dealing with Insurance companies can be hysterical

Medical Blues – by Fran Lewis - Dealing with Insurance companies can be hysterical | enjoy yourself | Scoop.it
Did you ever try and change your healthcare coverage? Did you ever try to understand the logic behind having to ...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Kenneth Weene
Scoop.it!

North Korea Says Its Archaeologists Discovered A 'Unicorn Lair' : NPR

North Korea Says Its Archaeologists Discovered A 'Unicorn Lair'  : NPR | enjoy yourself | Scoop.it
The unicorn, the news agency says, is believed to have been ridden by King Tongmyong.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Kenneth Weene
Scoop.it!

Bing vs. Google: Where should you shop? Maybe Amazon?

Bing vs. Google: Where should you shop? Maybe Amazon? | enjoy yourself | Scoop.it
A heated battle is brewing over who provides the best results for consumers. Let's test it -- and buy some stuff!
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Kenneth Weene
Scoop.it!

Awakenings: What is your brew? - coffee, tea, chocolate

Awakenings: What is your brew? - coffee, tea, chocolate | enjoy yourself | Scoop.it
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Kenneth Weene
Scoop.it!

Empirical Magazine: December Excerpt: Renewable Ignorance by Herman Daly

Empirical Magazine: December Excerpt: Renewable Ignorance by Herman Daly | enjoy yourself | Scoop.it

We are all born pig-ignorant. Upon having accumulated a lifetime of knowledge, we all promptly die. Ignorant babies replace learned elders. Knowledge is a depleting resource; ignorance is renewable. Yes, libraries and data banks grow, but knowledge finally has to exist in the minds of living people to be effective and evolve; unread books, unseen videos, and un-accessed hard drives are inert. They are also subject to destruction by teeth of time: fire, flood, mildew, and moth, as well as that modern bookworm, the computer virus.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Kenneth Weene
Scoop.it!

Dems Defend Filibuster Reform Effort: ‘McConnell Has Broken The Social Contract’

Dems Defend Filibuster Reform Effort: ‘McConnell Has Broken The Social Contract’ | enjoy yourself | Scoop.it
A move to reform the filibuster in the Senate is neither as draconian as Republicans claim nor has game-changing as Democrats claim.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Kenneth Weene
Scoop.it!

The Anti-Norquists: 7 Key Republicans Who Have Disowned The No-Taxes Pledge

The Anti-Norquists: 7 Key Republicans Who Have Disowned The No-Taxes Pledge | enjoy yourself | Scoop.it
Here are seven key Republicans who have abandoned Grover Norquist’s pledge never to raise taxes.

 

So of the Old White Men, only seven are willing to stand up to a position thought of by a thirteen year old boy who has never matured. Wow, I'm so impressed. (NOT!)

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Kenneth Weene
Scoop.it!

Sibling Rivalry: One Long Food Fight - a great op ed

Sibling Rivalry: One Long Food Fight - a great op ed | enjoy yourself | Scoop.it
Sibling rivalry plays out at the dinner — or lunch or breakfast — table.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Kenneth Weene
Scoop.it!

Montgomery high school teacher engages students by putting math lessons to rap

Montgomery high school teacher engages students by putting math lessons to rap | enjoy yourself | Scoop.it
“If you put a beat to it,” Jake Scott says, “students will memorize it.”...

 

If we can improve math skills, I'll take up writing rap, too.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Kenneth Weene
Scoop.it!

A New Theory of PTSD and Veterans: Moral Injury

A New Theory of PTSD and Veterans: Moral Injury | enjoy yourself | Scoop.it

New studies suggest that a soldier’s pain of guilt may be a key factor in the rise of PTSD.

Coming in January issue of Empirical is my short story "The Corpsman", which explores PTSD and the pain of war.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Kenneth Weene
Scoop.it!

Did you miss the show? This is important Internet Radio

Did you miss the show? This is important Internet Radio | enjoy yourself | Scoop.it
Back Channel is the first book of a remarkable memoir of a Special Assistant to President John F. Kennedy. Known familiarly as Bertie Mac he reported directly to the President and his office was in the West Wing of the White House.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Kenneth Weene
Scoop.it!

Eternal Bond By Rachel Rueben Chapter 1 - WHo can resist a good vampire tale?

Eternal Bond By Rachel Rueben Chapter 1 - WHo can resist a good vampire tale? | enjoy yourself | Scoop.it
It was five years in the making but here it is my vampire novel Eternal Bond.  I hope you enjoy ...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Kenneth Weene
Scoop.it!

Empirical Magazine: December Excerpt: The Threat and Promise of Rural Development in China by F. Thomas Trotter and Zhihe Wang

Empirical Magazine: December Excerpt: The Threat and Promise of Rural Development in China by F. Thomas Trotter and Zhihe Wang | enjoy yourself | Scoop.it

Important reading from one of my favorite magazines

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Kenneth Weene
Scoop.it!

Drone crashes mount at civilian airports - Do CIA & al-Qaeda use same fight school?

Drone crashes mount at civilian airports - Do CIA & al-Qaeda use same fight school? | enjoy yourself | Scoop.it
Reaper and Predator crashes in Africa occur perilously close to passenger jets, documents show.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Kenneth Weene
Scoop.it!

Sixty-day bread could cut waste - Don't they call it Twinkies?

Sixty-day bread could cut waste - Don't they call it Twinkies? | enjoy yourself | Scoop.it
An American company has developed a technique that it says can make bread stay mould-free for 60 days.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Kenneth Weene
Scoop.it!

Most Americans Face Lower Tax Burden Than in the 80s

Most Americans Face Lower Tax Burden Than in the 80s | enjoy yourself | Scoop.it
Most Americans in 2010 paid far less in total taxes — federal, state and local — than they would have paid 30 years ago.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Kenneth Weene
Scoop.it!

Palestine vote: UN recognizes state of Palestine

Palestine vote: UN recognizes state of Palestine | enjoy yourself | Scoop.it
The U.N. General Assembly has voted by a more than two-thirds majority to recognize the state of Palestine.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Kenneth Weene
Scoop.it!

FOCUS: Supreme Court Confirms Citizens Right to Film Police

FOCUS: Supreme Court Confirms Citizens Right to Film Police | enjoy yourself | Scoop.it
'The U.S.Supreme Court has refused to review a federal appeals court decision finding it unconstitutional to enforce an Illinois state law that makes it a felony to videotape police officers.' Martha Neil, ABA Journal...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Kenneth Weene
Scoop.it!

Undercover Lover – Part 46 - fiction by Dellani Oakes

Undercover Lover – Part 46 - fiction by Dellani Oakes | enjoy yourself | Scoop.it
On the way to visit Romy’s grandmother, it’s obvious they are being followed. He suspects that it’s one of the men in the gang he’s infiltrated. He’s vied for position...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Kenneth Weene
Scoop.it!

Scammers target your inbox during the holidays - note electornic greeting cards in list

Scammers target your inbox during the holidays - note electornic greeting cards in list | enjoy yourself | Scoop.it
The ABC15 Investigators share the top three suspicious emails you should watch out for this holiday season.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Kenneth Weene
Scoop.it!

Eta says it is 'ready to disband'

Eta says it is 'ready to disband' | enjoy yourself | Scoop.it
Basque separatist group Eta says it is ready to disband, give up its weapons and enter talks with the French and Spanish governments.
more...
No comment yet.