BP's pending sale to Hilcorp could change the nature of philanthropy in the state. Plus: U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski discusses federal issues impacting Alaskans. And, another take on an almost century-old sled dog tale, from Nenana to Nome.
On Tuesday the assembly will vote to adopt the state’s Remote Sellers tax code and start collecting sales tax from almost all online sales. The aim is to level the playing field between online retailers and local brick and mortar stores
Our students have compiled research in three topic areas. Below are the links to their research tables that can be downloaded for searching and viewing. For a state-by-state review of Mandatory Reporter laws, click here. For a state-by-state review of Background Check laws, click...
Our students spent the summer working on the inaugural project of the LDICP. Through their extensive research, massive databases of information on state statutes regarding the abuse of children ave been created and will be posted here as their work is finalized. Here are...
There’s considerable disinformation and confusion about the extent of the virus. Some of it is deliberate propaganda. Some of it is exaggeration. Nevertheless, the virus is spreading and the infected and death toll is rising. I just checked on Amazon and face masks are sold out. Take a look in your local pharmacy at the […]
The Novel Writers Toolkit is on sale for only .99 for the next few days. “A book to inspire, instruct and challenge the writer in everyone.” #1 NY Times Bestseller Susan Wiggs “Whatever Bob Mayer has to tell us about writing is something we should know. His Toolkit proves an invaluable resource for beginning and […]
on Helping Writers become Authors: On television crime dramas, DNA comes back in three minutes, crimes are solved in less than forty-two minutes, and defendants always confess to everything right there on the stand in front of judge and jury. While I can see the entertainment value in this type of show, I often want […]
Originally posted on Life in the Realm of Fantasy: Today I’m continuing a series on self-editing that I began on February 12, Revisions: Self-Editing. The revision process is where some of the worst errors that can mess up a manuscript are committed. This is because making changes on a large scale within your manuscript is…
i’ve been wanting to take a dance class, and this offer popped up in my feed, but i’m not quite sure this is the one for me…. — Cardio Twerking Fitness Classes at Studio88 Pole Fitness (Up to 68% Off) Why We Like It Twerking fitness classes provide a dynamic cardio workout to tone the […]
It really is a challenge to find good teasers that show some, but not a lot of what is going on a book. War of Nytefall: Eradication has a lot of action and many life-changing events for the Dawn Fangs. Here’s some of … Continue reading →
Firstly, with the results for some days sleuthing on the Internet some funnies from Debby Gies . This takes real dedication as she is meant to be on vacation at the moment.. D.G. Writes is where you will find an … Continue reading →
I’ve often heard that whatever you do on New Years Day you will be doing for the rest of the year. If that’s the case I’m going to be worthless! Except for the fact that I did cook – and cooking is not what I want to be doing all year. Of course we had […]
Perfection is a prison. We are living in a time where we are constantly pressured with messages of what we should look like, what we should be, what is ideal vs. what is unwanted, what is perfect. All these messages tell us that we are not enough and will never be enough. But it's all […]
Psychiatrist Judson Brewer studies the relationship between mindfulness and addiction — from smoking to overeating to all those other things we do even though we know they're bad for us. In this TedMed Talk, learn more about the mechanism of habit development and discover how being curious might help you beat your next urge to […]
Much as I hate to admit it, I've never really been a try-er. If something comes easily to me or I only have to put in a moderate, not-totally-unenjoyable work, I'll do it. When I encounter anything I'm not immediately decent at doing (or something that is out of my control in some way, I […]
If you're into general fiction and nonfiction, poetry, "writer in residence" programs, and contests, you should subscribe to Poets & Writers Email Newsletter.Their email newsletter gives you a taste of what their wonderful subscription magazine is like.As I read the latest email newsletter, I realized what a resource they were for writers. This week's update […]
Today I have a free online app that makes attractive "Quote" Signs.A Quote Sign is what I call text on a colorful background that can be saved as a JPG image.You can make a Quote Sign from a sentence in a book, a promotion tagline, a web address, a quotation, your book title, or any […]
Welcome to the Minstral Show, the podcast that spotlights the very best music from around the world, made exclusively in the 21st century.Eleven great tunes to take you away from an insane world that has truly gone over the edge… I mean, how many spears of greed, oppression, racism, political insanity, fake news, war, censorship […]
"Jacqueline Cochran was looking for WASP. They told me I would have to be interviewed and they would contact me when they came to the Wichita area. But I didn’t wait for that. I went down to Houston for my interview, to speed things up. And I think that’s one of the smartest things I […]
"My first flight was with a barnstormer at the age of five. I loved it! I also tried to 'fly' out of the barn loft with an umbrella. This was less than successful..." WASP Jean Terrell McCreery, 44-10 The indomitable Marguerite Jean Terrell Moreo McCreery has "...slipped the surly bonds of Earth. And danced the skies on […]
Today’s feature is a video of a shortened and edited version of a silent film with sound dubbed in made in Ottawa, Canada, in December of 1942 after a crippling ice storm. The freezing rain storm literally stopped streetcar traffic “in their tracks” after ice build-up on the rails made it impossible for the cars...
Illi’s Auto Service began operations in 1946 and still is in business today in the same building located at 401 West Huron St. in Ann Arbor, MI. This set of images was taken for use in an advertisement placed in the Ann Arbor News on December 28, 1959, and may have been used to show...
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We are looking for a book that we had when we were children. We think it might have been published in Australia, as it was a gift from family there, and must have been published before 2004. We can’t remember … Continue reading →
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Sex and Other Shiny Objects by Lauren Blakely Narrated by Andi Arndt and Jason Clarke with Special Guests Second Standalone in a Related Series Lauren Blakely never fails me. I listened to Sex and Other Shiny Objects twice. Once in the beginning of January and again so it would be fresh as I write this […]
August 1941. "House in North Hibbing, Minnesota, on the edge of the world's largest open pit iron mine. Houses in this section are being demolished daily as mining operations expand." Medium format acetate negative by John Vachon. View full size.
This photo was taken by my close friend and fellow transit historian, Kenneth L. Douglas (1929-2017), who was born and raised in Huntington Park, Los Angeles. Ken gave me this 35mm slide about 1959, at the time I first became acquainted with him while we were both residents of Philadelphia. The photo looks north at […]
Times can be tough. While the stock market has been up recently, threats of a lack of stability have been evident. Despite increases for stockholders, the average American is still living paycheck to paycheck. Tough financial times might have you looking around for other sources of income. You might even consider selling gold. If you've been […]
Question from Dee Hi there I am really at a loss. My baby is 10 months old and a couple of months ago for some reason I was looking at plastic and toxins and it’s heightened my anxiety. I am very scared about everything my baby has been exposed to and scared about his future. I […]
Question from Ruth I have MCS. Would like to find a ‘safe’ oven liner. What is available from Amazon is a non-Teflon material which I don’t think would be good even though the company says it doesn’t have a smell. What do you recommend? Might a silicone kitchen mat be a possibility if it tolerates temps […]
My garden is like a salad bistro from November through April. The weather is perfect and nothing says “al fresco” like a Florida winter. In my garden, I grow a variety of lettuce, brassicas, and roots–all perfect for a healthy salad. However, eating salad every day can get boring. Yes, I said it out loud. […]
Rust is a fungal disease that commonly occurs in Florida where it’s warm and humid. Most beans are susceptible to Rust. The disease generally occurs only during prolonged periods of warm, wet and/or humid weather. Rust refers to a variety of fungus, exists in at least 35 pathotypes and is extremely variable. Symptoms develop on leaves […]
Learn how to make your own DIY melt and pour soap base using all natural ingredients. Homemade soap base is perfect for creating shaped embeds for your cold process soap recipes, or if your kids want to make their own soap projects but aren’t old enough to handle lye. It’s also just fun to do […]
Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for February 25, 2020 is: dissemble \dih-SEM-bul\ verb 1 : to hide under a false appearance 2 : to put on the appearance of : simulate 3 : to put on a false appearance : to conceal facts, intentions, or feelings under some pretense Examples: "The front room […]
The world of sports will always be political. A team becomes a symbol for an entire community, whether it’s a town’s local organization or a country’s athletic representatives at the Olympics. The competition expands beyond the playing field, and building a pastime around conflict between divided factions creates a…Read more...
Oliver Sava on AUX, shared by Oliver Sava to The A.V. Club
If you (correctly) thought Ma was a waste of Octavia Spencer’s talents, then you’ll definitely want to check out the trailer for Self Made: Inspired By The Life Of Madam C.J. Walker. Spencer produced and stars in the new four-part limited series for Netflix, which debuts on March 20 and explores the life of the…Read […]
Britt Hayes on News, shared by Britt Hayes to The A.V. Club
Autumn de Wilde’s new take on Jane Austen’s Emma seems intent on disproving the stereotype that all period pieces are “stiff” or “stuffy.” From its eye-popping haute couture to its punctuated title, Emma. lets you know immediately that its not like the other costume dramas. During the film’s U.S. press junket, we…Read more...
Cameron Scheetz on Film, shared by Cameron Scheetz to The A.V. Club
2020, a year in which My Chemical Romance fans have scrambled to re-pierce their eyebrows and shimmy back into those pinstripe black pants in time for a reunion tour, represents a perfect opportunity for former emo kids and mall goths across the world to embrace their true, haunted selves. No one embodies this better…Read more...
Reid McCarter on News, shared by Reid McCarter to The A.V. Club
Editor’s note: This article by Gina Harkins originally appeared on Military.com, a leading source of news for the military and veteran community The Navy and Marine Corps will prohibit foreign troops from buying and carrying personal weapons as the military continues rolling out new restrictions ...
Every night, Greg Kraft turns on an electric candle that sits in the window of his family’s Connecticut home. “I turn it on and I say, ‘God Bless Matt,’ ” Kraft said Friday, Feb. 21, his voice choked with emotion. “In the morning I turn it off and say ‘God Bless Matt.’ “ The candle, […]
Easy, make-ahead chicken gyros! You can marinate the chicken ahead of time and whip up your homemade tzatziki too! So fast, so good! Make-ahead gyros! Is there anything better? The tzatziki sauce can be made well ahead of time, just marinating in the fridge and getting better and better as it sits. And the chicken […]
Everyone’s favorite butter chicken made into the most tender, most amazing meatballs! So saucy, so good. Serve with rice + naan! Is it weird that I prefer this than the more traditional butter chicken? I mean, it’s meatballs. It’s basically not even a competition. Meatballs trump all. Meatballs made with ground chicken, Panko, egg, cilantro […]
Don’t you hate it when the filling of your Chicken Burrito falls out and you end up with a chaotic mess on your hands? This one won’t! Juicy, cheesy, flavour loaded chicken burrito filling keeps everything together as you munch your way through. Eat some now, freeze some for later – you can even reheat... […]
This is a simple but magical beef steak marinade that adds juiciness and flavour into steaks, transforming good value steaks from just ok to “wow!”. It injects extra flavour without overpowering the natural flavour of beef, and makes the meat tender. Use this beef marinade when you aren’t splurging on prime-grade steaks. It works great on any cut... […]