In this video, two vehicles in communication with each other are pulled into a newly installed vehicle inspection lane at the Galveston Island ferry entrance. This ferry does not operate internationally.
“ In 2011, Andrew Shears created this interesting map that shows 124 states that could have existed in America if various failed partition proposals throughout history had succeeded. Visit Shears' website to read more about ...”
Via Kristen McDaniel
This super cold air is usually whirling around the Arctic. But a big piece has plunged further south than normal. One way to think about what's happening: If a spinning ice skater extends her arms, she slows down.
By John Ostapkovich PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The Fairmount Water Works Interpretive Center has a temporary exhibit showing the “water footprint” of a traditional Thanksgiving feast. For some dishes, it’s a lot more than you might think.
First Amendment heroine Tinker speaks in Columbia Columbia Daily Tribune The two have traveled together in an RV the past few months to 55 events, including one in Columbia yesterday afternoon, to speak primarily to children about the First...
“ In photographing politically significant walls from all over the world, one thing has become clear to photographer Kai Wiedenhöfer: "Peace begins where walls fall, not where they are erected,” he says.”
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A look at unemployment rates, the maximum number of weeks that unemployment benefits are currently available and the total number of weeks that would be available for each state if Congress renews federal emergency jobless benefits for the long-term...
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Jennifer Lawrence will not only star in the upcoming film adaptation of Jeanette Walls’ 2005 best-selling memoir “The Glass Castle,” the project will also mark her first time as a producer.
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Christian Science Monitor Time magazine cover: Chris Christie, 'Elephant' -- clever or cruel? Los Angeles Times Time magazine covers are no stranger to controversy. But did the latest one on Chris Christie go too far?
"Kids in the House, Grade School - How a Bill Becomes a Law, A bill's journey from an idea to a law involves many steps and people. Just how many stops are there along the way? Come see."
A website aimed at kids which explains the process behind making a law in the USA. This gives students a global perspective and a chance to start drawing comparisons between the Australian system and other systems of government.