Free Republic 3rd Quarter Fundraising Target: $85,000 Receipts & Pledges to-date: $21,898
25%  
Woo hoo!! And the first 25% is in!! Thank you all very much!!

Keyword: ewekay

Brevity: Headers | « Text »
  • Does Obama Know the Difference between Great Britain and England?

    In a press conference this evening, the president referred in stumbling fashion to the “English Embassy” in Iran instead of the British Embassy. One can only imagine the kind of howls of derision that would greet any presidential contender if that kind of basic error were made before, say, the editorial board of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. You can watch the video above. In case the president is unaware, England forms part of Great Britain, which also includes Scotland and Wales, though not Northern Ireland, which is part of the United Kingdom. There is no such thing as an “English”...
  • New study shows how gamma-ray bursts could end life on Earth

    10/09/2011 8:28:11 PM PDT · by smokingfrog · 30 replies
    dailymail.co.uk ^ | 8 Oct 2011 | Daily Mail Reporter
    New research suggests the continuation of life on Earth depends on massive explosions on the other side of the galaxy. The explosions, gamma-ray bursts thought to occur when two stars collide, can release tons of high-energy gamma-ray radiation into space. Scientists believe they have already played a part in some the planet's extinctions. They say the blasts could be contributing to the depletion of the Earth's ozone layer. Brian Thomas, of Washburn University, in Topeka, Kansas, said: 'We find that a kind of gamma-ray burst — a short gamma-ray burst — is probably more significant than a longer gamma-ray burst....
  • UFOs seen in London skies: Real or hoax? (PHOTOS & VIDEOS)

    06/27/2011 8:12:00 PM PDT · by Flavius · 30 replies
    international business times ^ | 6/27/11 | internatioan business times
    A series of mystifying flying objects were seen in London skies on Friday, June 24, bringing the same unanswered question to the fore - do UFOs really exist?
  • Many Americans in Missile Range Just Shrug

    06/22/2006 5:01:48 PM PDT · by familyop · 10 replies · 469+ views
    The Guardian (UK) ^ | 22JUN06 | MARY PEMBERTON
    But for most, a missile was too distant, too unlikely a threat to interrupt their daily lives. ``A better question is when's the next earthquake,'' Ernie De Matteis said as he flipped through a newspaper in San Francisco.