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  • Pope Francis embraces Autism
    Pope Francis embraces Autism
    Pope Francis called for a three-day conference on autismto help "give parents with children with autism hope and attention", according to Rev. P. Augusto Chendi of the Pontifical Council for Health Care Workers told reporters the aim of...
  • Higgs boson imprint
    Will the ‘God Particle’ destroy our universe?
    The discovery of the Higgs boson back in 2012 by the dedicated scientists at the Large Hadron Collider was rightfully celebrated as a landmark accomplishment for physics. Some scientists even went so far as to say the discovery was the savior of...
  • St. Elizabeth Ann Seton turns 240!
    Happy Birthday Mother Seton!
    Aug. 28 marked the 240th birthday of Elizabeth Ann Seton—the first saint to be born in the United States. To celebrate her birthday, the National Shrine of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton will be holding a special birthday celebration today, Aug. 31...
  • Based on data from the Hubble Space Telescope, Milky Way galaxy and Andromeda galaxy are predicted to distort each other with tidal pull in 3.75 billion years.
    Milky Way drops in mass by 50 percent per new study by astrophysicists
    The mass of the Milky Way is only 50 percent of the original estimates of its mass compared to the mass of the nearest neighboring galaxy called Andromeda. The difference is suspected to be caused by dark matter. Dr. Jorge Peñarrubia, of the...
  • Mass. EV Rebate Program Starts
    Massachusetts officially starts its electric vehicle rebate program
    Massachusetts began its electric vehicle (EV) rebate program today. Starting June 18th, 2014, the state will rebate buyers and also those that lease an EV up to $2,500. The program includes rebates for full electric vehicles like the affordable...
  • Bikes & Blessings
    Bikes & Blessings
    Brace yourselves, Chicago Catholics. A motorcycle mass is coming to southwest Chicagoland.It may sound strange, but in this case the event is exactly what the name implies. St. Bernadette's Catholic Church in Evergreen Park, Illinois is...
  • Satanic Mass
    Satanic Mass cancelled at Harvard, continues at a Chinese restaurant
    Harvard’s scheduled Satanic black Mass, which has drawn much criticism as a mockery of the Catholic faith, has been cancelled according to the Associated Press on Tuesday. The Middle East Nightclub in Central Square withdrew itself as the...
  • Boston
    Back on the Block!
    Once it again its on!!!! I took a long stretch away to readjust some things and carry out other ventures and journeys. In the process, I have gained a larger and more broad perspective on life, people, Hip Hop as an artform and the culture itself...
  • How we should look upon atheists
    How we should look upon atheists
    Atheism comes in a number of shades. Some are actually humble and kind who have been convinced by others that there is no God and have simply not attempted to find out where the evidence for, or against, God is found. And from there, they go...
  • Ash Wednesday Around the World
    Ash Wednesday Around the World
    Ash Wednesday begins the Christian season of Lent as Christians look to the Passion of the Christ preparing to commemorate his death on Good Friday and his resurrection on Easter Sunday. Millions of Christians around the world celebrated Ash...
  • West Springfield man shoots wife, has 4 hour stand off at Baystate then kills himself.
    West Springfield man identified who killed himself in Baystate ER parking lot
    Police have identified the man who was in a four hour standoff in a Springfield, Massachusetts hospital emergency room parking lot on Tuesday night. The standoff ended when the 54-year-old man, identified as Eddie Bonafe of West Springfield, took...
  • Muscle mass
    3 Exercises You Must Do For Maximum Size,Strength, And Mass - For Men and Women
    When it comes to size, strength, and mass, no other 3 workouts are more effective than the Bench Press, Deadlift and theSquat. Now if you've been in the gym for a while, you probably have heard someone talk about, or even ask you how much you...
  • Tanker Truck rollover and explosion seen in the distance in Fall River, Mass.
    Tanker Truck rollover ends in huge explosion in Fall River, Massachusetts
    A tanker truck flipped over and exploded into flames on a highway ramp in Fall River, Massachusetts, bringing Monday morning’s rush hour traffic to a standstill. It was around 7:15 a.m. on Route 24 when the tanker carrying more than 11,000...
  • The Mass for Life
    The Mass for Life
    In my last Examiner column, I discussed the upcoming March for Life, and how Chicagoans can attend a local version right here at home. Yet some of you might support the pro-life cause, but have another event that you need to attend that day, or...
  • Former state chemist Annie Dookhan sentenced to prison for falsifying drug lab results
    Former state chemist sentenced to prison for falsifying drug lab results
    Annie Dookhan, the former chemist from Mass. who was responsible for the state having to dismiss hundreds of criminal cases because she falsified lab results at a state operated drug facility, was sentenced to three to five years in prison on Nov....