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  • Tooth-Happy
    Tooth-Happy Disposable handpiece (drill) - Emails from Grace Chou in China
    Grace Chou sent me the first email about Tooth-Happy Disposable Handpiece (a plastic dental drill) on March 18, 2014 from China. Since I am a dental hygienist and don't buy things to drill into patient's teeth, I ignored the first email...
  • Rap's heir to the throne
    Rap's heir to the throne
    An unanswered question is still looming over the music industry today, “How did this group of South Side Chicago youth garner fame and national media attention with uninventive and generic rap music?”In this particular case, drill...
  • School
    Unannounced live shooter drill at Ore. school terrifies teachers
    Teachers at Oregon's Pine Eagle Charter School were shocked when two masked men burst into the faculty meeting room last Friday and opened fire.Luckily students were at home while only school staff attended the in-service day. The shooters...
  • trepanning
    UK woman drills hole in head; dies 12 years later from drugs (Video)
    In this day and age, many people are turning to healing methods from centuries ago as an alternative to modern medicine, as naturopaths and homeopaths spring up all over the world. In truth, many of our current medicines and procedures stem from...
  • The Great California Shake Out: preparing for the big one
    The Great California Shake Out: preparing for the big one
    Since 1994, Los Angeles has not experienced a major earthquake. The 1994 Northridge Earthquake caused nearly 20 billion in damages and was the most costly seismic disaster in U.S. history. To prepare for such an event, at 10am on October 18th,...
  • SpecialOperations
    AT&T conducts special operations team drill in Rockdale County
    This is only a drill.Thankfully those were the words uttered on Tuesday, May 8, when the AT&T Special Operations Team conducted a drill in Conyers that simulated the effects of a chemical fire.AT&T conducts special operations training...
  • Threatened species
    Is North Dakota the Next Saudi Arabia?
    CommentaryDo We Have The Political Will To Tell OPEC To Try And Eat Their Oil?The Iranians are rattling sabers and threatening to close the Straights of Hormuz.Many estimate that would cause crude oil to go from $100 to $300 a barrel.Umm... and...
  • Noble Energy
    Noble Energy to resume deep water drilling
    Deepwater drilling was placed on hold last year following the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, but it looks like at least one business will get the opportunity to resume drilling for oil in water depths exceeding 500 feet.Noble Energy, a Houston based...