STAFF BLOG AG RIGHT Ag scientists, this one's for you
It's been overshadowed by events in the western Dakotas and Washington, D.C., but the World Food Prize was awarded this week. It went to three researchers who played a prominent role in developing gen... Posted on 10/18/13 at 8:12 AM
THE PERIPHERY Eight Great Maps Explaining Our World
More than geography, these maps offer a picto-statistical image of poignant facts about humanity. I ran into them on the website TwistedSifter.com under the title: 40 Maps That Will Help You Make Sens... Posted on 10/3/13 at 6:54 AM
JUNKFEST Crooked Goods at JunkFest 2013
New to JunkFest this year is Crooked Halo Designs from Moorhead, MN. KC and husband JRstarted Crooked Halo last June and business has been booming ever since!
I can certainly see why!!
The Clarks ... Posted on 8/30/13 at 10:47 AM
THE NEW FORTY More than a two day tour....
I have concluded from our brief Washington, DC trip that a byproduct of a two-day DC adventure is a recognition that you need to come back when you have more time. This is not a place that can be seen... Posted on 8/2/13 at 7:58 AM
U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, visiting China as a dispute over a new Chinese air defense zone rattles nerves around the region, said on Wednesday that relations between Washington and Beijing had to be based on trust.
Ben Blanchard and Michael Martina
, December 04, 2013
U.S. Vice President Joe Biden urged Japan and China to lower tensions that have spiked since Beijing announced an air defense zone over disputed islands in the East China Sea, while repeating that Washington was worried by the move.
Americans back a newly brokered nuclear deal with Iran by a 2-to-1 margin and are very wary of the United States resorting to military action against Tehran even if the historic diplomatic effort falls through, a Reuters/Ipsos poll showed on Tuesday.
The European Commission called on Tuesday for new protection for Europeans under United States' law against misuse of personal data, in an attempt to keep in check the U.S. surveillance revealed by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden.
Two U.S. military aircraft have flown around disputed islands in the East China Sea without informing China, the Pentagon said on Tuesday, defying China's declaration that the region falls into a new airspace defense zone.
Phil Stewart and David Alexander
, November 26, 2013
Afghanistan's President Hamid Karzai has refused to sign a security deal with the United States, the White House said, and Washington may have to resort to the "zero option" of withdrawing all American troops from the strife-torn country next year, as it did in Iraq.
Jessica Donati and Mark Felsenthal
, November 25, 2013
Environmental regulators may have underestimated by 50 percent the amount of the greenhouse gas methane emitted in the United States, according to a study published on Monday by the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
British and U.S. intelligence officials say they are worried about a "doomsday" cache of highly classified, heavily encrypted material they believe former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden has stored on a data cloud.
An international peace conference for Syria will begin on Jan. 22, the first direct talks between President Bashar al-Assad's government and rebels seeking to overthrow him, the United Nations said on Monday.
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