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Wednesday, August 1, 2012
Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day was not created by Chick-fil-A. Chick-fil-A executive vice president of marketing Steve Robinson — Chick-fil-A Wants Nothing To Do With Mike Huckabee’s Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day— Washington Whispers
Tuesday, July 31, 2012
Snoop Dogg says he was “born again” during a visit to Jamaica in February, is changing his name to Snoop Lion and is ready to make music that his “kids and grandparents can listen to.” Snoop Dogg becomes Snoop Lion, readies reggae CD
Wednesday, July 25, 2012
And during the summertime, don’t sit down in a wet bathing suit: Doing so puts you at risk of developing butt acne. Beware of these hidden causes of acne — U.S. News Health
Monday, July 23, 2012
Sally Ride, first US woman in space, dies at 61.
But it’s not like the radical left is alone in getting a nasty caricature in Christopher Nolan’s vision of Gotham. With one notable exception, the 1 percenters are portrayed as greedy, vicious, officious, and dumb. The Muddled Politics of The Dark Knight Rises — Robert Schlesinger, Opinion
Friday, July 20, 2012 Thursday, July 19, 2012
We must worship a different God. There is no way that my God wanted George Zimmerman to murder my teenage son. Tracy Martin, father of Trayvon Martin, responding to George Zimmerman saying that shooting Trayvon was “God’s plan.” — George Zimmerman and God’s ‘Plan’ To Kill Trayvon Martin — Robert Schlesinger
Tuesday, July 17, 2012
U.S. News Ranks Best Hospitals 2012-2013

This year, the Honor Roll is led for the first time by Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. Mass General displaces Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, which held the list’s No. 1 spot for 21 consecutive years. Three other hospitals joined the Honor Roll this year: NYU Langone Medical Center in New York, Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago, and Indiana University Health in Indianapolis.The rankings are based largely on objective measures of hospital performance, such as patient survival rates, and structural resources, such as nurse staffing levels. Each hospital’s reputation, as determined by a survey of physician specialists, is also a factor in the ranking methodology.

[See the Honor Roll in Pictures]

U.S. News Ranks Best Hospitals 2012-2013

This year, the Honor Roll is led for the first time by Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. Mass General displaces Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, which held the list’s No. 1 spot for 21 consecutive years. Three other hospitals joined the Honor Roll this year: NYU Langone Medical Center in New York, Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago, and Indiana University Health in Indianapolis.

The rankings are based largely on objective measures of hospital performance, such as patient survival rates, and structural resources, such as nurse staffing levels. Each hospital’s reputation, as determined by a survey of physician specialists, is also a factor in the ranking methodology.

[See the Honor Roll in Pictures]
Wednesday, July 11, 2012
Winter is coming to Saturn’s moon Titan, that is. NASA scientists have caught video of a slow-swirling cloud-like formation high over the moon’s south pole, which may signal that the southern hemisphere of the moon is about to go into a long winter cycle.

Winter is coming to Saturn’s moon Titan, that is. NASA scientists have caught video of a slow-swirling cloud-like formation high over the moon’s south pole, which may signal that the southern hemisphere of the moon is about to go into a long winter cycle.

Tuesday, July 10, 2012 Monday, July 9, 2012
Meet our new health blog, Eat+Run. Eating healthfully and staying in shape can be tough to balance. Eat + Run is here to help, with expert advice served up daily.

Meet our new health blog, Eat+Run. Eating healthfully and staying in shape can be tough to balance. Eat + Run is here to help, with expert advice served up daily.

Wednesday, July 4, 2012
4th of July By the Numbers:

$59.14. The average price of an 4th of July picnic. Despite growing concerns about rising food costs, the grocery bill for this year’s picnic is actually a bit cheaper. Last year, revelers spent $61.16 for their cookouts.$3.6 million. The dollar value of U.S. imports of American flags in 2011. The vast majority—$3.3 million worth—were made in China.

4th of July By the Numbers:

$59.14. The average price of an 4th of July picnic. Despite growing concerns about rising food costs, the grocery bill for this year’s picnic is actually a bit cheaper. Last year, revelers spent $61.16 for their cookouts.

$3.6 million. The dollar value of U.S. imports of American flags in 2011. The vast majority—$3.3 million worth—were made in China.

Monday, July 2, 2012
Lykens and his team recently undertook a project renovating the old Wonder Bread factory in Columbus, Ohio’s Italian Village neighborhood, a part of the city residents associated with the factory’s bright red neon Wonder Bread sign. And of course, the smell of freshly baked bread. “We won’t have that smell,” Lykens concedes. “But knowing that the building is still there, the sign is still there—everyone is ecstatic the building is not going anywhere.” Redevelopment Projects Give Historical Icons a Second Life
Thursday, June 28, 2012