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  • 2,300-year-old palace had a room just for killing people

    03/31/2017 9:04:55 AM PDT · by jr3000 · 72 replies
    New York Post, The Sun ^ | March 29, 2017 | Margi Murphy
    A mysterious palace that was home to a bloodthirsty and wealthy ruler some 2,300 years ago has been discovered in Mexico. The incredible building was once the home and business center for the ruler of an ancient empire that predates the Aztecs, scientists have claimed.
  • Voter fraud allegations in mayoral election rock New Mexico city

    05/17/2012 8:03:59 AM PDT · by Doogle · 22 replies
    FOXNEWS ^ | 06/17/12 | Eric Shawn
    Sunland Park, N.M. – There is perhaps no other city in the country like Sunland Park, N.M. The dusty border town minutes from El Paso, Texas, has been called "a city in chaos" by the state auditor, because a slew of public officials are facing felony charges that they ran City Hall like a personal piggy bank, tried to steal an election in order to remain in power and ruled the 14,000 residents through intimidation and fear. The state is now moving to take over financial oversight of the city, as the council scrambles to try and name a new...
  • Restaurants: Ho-la (care for rat dish?)

    07/13/2007 8:24:05 AM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 15 replies · 342+ views
    Taipei Times ^ | 07/13/07 | Jules Quartly
    Restaurants: Ho-la (和樂食堂) By Jules QuartlySTAFF REPORTER Friday, Jul 13, 2007, Page 15 Ratatouille, anyone?PHOTO: JULES QUARTLY, TAIPEI TIMES "Free-range" rats fattened on fields of sugar cane are not lip-smackingly succulent, but they're tasty in a decent sauce. Ants have a bitter taste and will never be a mouthwatering main meal - even if they do regulate the immune system, keep black hair from going gray and reduce blood sugar levels. For the average Westerner, stepping outside the comfort zone when dining in Taipei is easy to do, whether its slurping stinky tofu at the night market, or nibbling on...
  • Mom has quadruplets 3 years after triplets

    07/12/2006 9:25:42 PM PDT · by martin_fierro · 32 replies · 1,052+ views
    AP/Yahoo ^ | 7/12/06 | FRANCISCA ORTEGA
    Mom has quadruplets 3 years after triplets By FRANCISCA ORTEGA, Associated Press Writer 1 hour, 23 minutes ago LOS ANGELES - With fertility drugs, Angela Magdaleno had triplets three years ago. Last week, she had quadruplets — without fertility drugs. Her two boys and two girls were healthy and doing well Wednesday after being born July 6 by Caesarean section in what doctors said was a rare occurrence of multiple births. Magdaleno, 40, said she was shocked when her doctor told her she was pregnant with four babies. "I didn't know what to do," she said in Spanish as she...
  • Study: 11M U.S. Adults Can't Read English

    12/15/2005 3:19:04 PM PST · by Momaw Nadon · 71 replies · 1,130+ views
    AP via Yahoo! ^ | Thursday, December 15, 2005 | BEN FELLER, AP Education Writer
    WASHINGTON - About one in 20 adults in the U.S. is not literate in English, meaning 11 million people lack the skills to handle many everyday tasks, a federal study shows. From 1992 to 2003, adults made no progress in their ability to read sentences and paragraphs or understand other printed material such as bus schedules or prescription labels. The adult population did make gains in handling tasks that involve math, such as calculating numbers on tax forms or bank statements. But even in that area, the typical adult showed only enough skills to perform simple, daily activities. Perhaps most...
  • British woman who gave Soviets nuclear secrets dies at 93

    06/28/2005 12:32:48 PM PDT · by Borges · 49 replies · 1,789+ views
    Yahoo - AP ^ | 6/28/05
    LONDON (AFP) - Melita Norwood, who passed on secrets to the Soviet Union believed to have helped them speed up development of the atomic bomb, died earlier this month at the age of 93, her daughter said. Anita Ferguson said her mother died on June 2 but declined to comment further. Described as the most important British female agent recruited by the KGB intelligence service, Norwood spied under the codename "Hola" and passed British nuclear secrets to the Soviet Union in the years after World War II. Norwood's activities were finally exposed when KGB archivist Vasili Mitrokhin defected to Britain...
  • Cincy-Cinco: Debut of Latino fest (Mariachi Mass)

    04/29/2004 6:49:30 PM PDT · by narses · 7 replies · 99+ views
    There's a new bambino on the festival horizon this weekend, with a decidedly Latin flair. The first Cincy-Cinco Festival, Saturday and Sunday at Coney Island, 6201 Kellogg Ave., Anderson Township, brings the music, cuisine and culture of various Latin American countries together at the Ohio River venue It's an ambitious debut, with nationally known and regional musicians, dancers, children's activities, sport events, authentic food and education, health and business pavilions. "We want to make it a first-class event," said Neil Comber, who is co-chairing the event with Alfonso Cornejo. A Procter & Gamble retiree who works as a marketing and...
  • No, DFU -- You Are Not in the Tijuana Department of Motor Vehicles

    08/14/2003 6:05:44 AM PDT · by doug from upland · 56 replies · 1,222+ views
    dfu on the scene | 8-14-03 | dfu
    Yesterday was a hectic and interesting day. The night before, I couldn't find my wallet and couldn't find it the next morning. Fortunately, I only had two cards it and cancelled them right away. The bigger problem was replacing my driver's license at the Deartment of Motor Vehicles. I'll be off to Hawaii in a few weeks, so I couldn't delay replacing my license. It was an interesting adventure that lasted over an hour and a half. At the DMV, I felt totally out of place. I looked around, heard people talking, and felt like I was in Tijuana. Many...