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New York City’s Best Secret Places To Visit

New York has a number of fascinating secret places, some that even a New Yorker may not be aware of.

10/15/2014

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10 Things You Didn’t Know About San Francisco

While many facts about the city by the bay may be obvious, there are many other facts that aren’t as obvious. Here are 10 things you might not know about San Francisco.

09/23/2014

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UN: Legalization Of Pot In States Violates International Drug Treaties

A U.N. drug agency says the legalization of marijuana for recreational use in Colorado and Washington violates international drug treaties.

03/05/2013

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Opinion: Shame Of The Senate

The Brain Dead Republican Congress has had some low points, but last week’s Senate vote on a United Nations treaty for the disabled was notable in its outrageousness.

12/10/2012

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Opinion: Susan Rice Thrown Under Democrat’s Bus And Tied Down

It is becoming more and more clear that it was liberal-leaning politicians who threw her under the bus and they are also the ones who are keeping her under the bus.

11/30/2012

A new European study challenges the UN studies that show man-made gases only increased after the year 1800. (Photo by De Agostini Picture Library/De Agostini/Getty Images)

Study: Record Rise In Greenhouse Gases Occurred During Roman Empire

A recent European study found that a record rise in greenhouse gases happened during two centuries in which the Roman Empire and Han Dynasty were ruling the region.

10/05/2012

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Best World Water Day Events in Seattle

Thursday, March 22 is the 19th Annual World Water Day. Sparked by the United Nations in 1993, it’s a day to bring awareness to crucial water issues around the world. Here’s what’s happening in the Seattle area and how you can help.

03/21/2012

Recently, a vessel carrying 30 tons of squid was seized, carrying a high volume of rats. (credit: FRANCOIS GUILLOT/AFP/Getty Images)

Seattle Coast Guard Seizes Rat-Infested Vessel Off Coast of Alaska

The U.S. Coast Guard in Seattle seized a vessel carrying 30 tons of squid last month off the coast of Alaska, one that was practicing drift-net fishing and was infested with rats.

10/06/2011

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