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  • Snapchat app for iPhone
    Block and restrict an iPhone app: Snapchat
    As a parent, there are many apps available for an iPhone that drive me crazy. One in particular: Snapchat. This smartphone app allows users to snap a photo or a video, add a caption, and send it to a friend. They'll view it, laugh, and then...
  • Why is it Gay men can’t donate blood
    Why is it Gay men can’t donate blood
    “Have you had sexual contact with a male, even once?” Gay men and IV drug users are still considered the highest risk blood donor category. Even with a clean bill of health, a gay man is a threat to the blood supply. People who&rsquo...
  • Tarot Cards and Shark Skin Box
    EBay bans Tarot readings, spells, psychic readings and witchcraft-related sales
    Albany residents who might have purchased certain witchcraft related items on eBay may be disappointed next month when they can no longer find the items they are seeking since eBay is doing away with a number of witchcraft-related categories this...
  • House set to examine United Nations bill that would regulate the Internet
    House set to examine United Nations bill that would regulate the Internet
    The Hill is reporting that the House of Representatives is planning to review a bill set before them next week concerning the United Nations (UN) wanting more control over the Internet. The initiative is backed by nations who deny human rights and...
  • Enlightening the masses
    Teaching to the test versus personal learning
    Who or what exactly is a teacher? That is a good question. When someone says “teacher”, most would think that he or she means the adult who supervises and teaches academic material to students in the classroom. Though the classroom is...
  • Large group of economists sign and submit letter backing capital control
    Large group of economists sign and submit letter backing capital control
    What are capital controls? Capital controls are limitations a nation makes on its currency and capital for both foreign and domestic owners. It can range from restrictions made to citizens which will not allow them to send or store money outside...
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    Pilot weather brief including tfrs and notams with adverse conditions
    The last data that may be included in the adverse conditions section of a pilot weather briefing has to do with Temporary Flight Restrictions, (TFRs), and significant notices to airmen, (NOTAMs), at your departure point or destination. First off,...
  • Medicinal Marijuana Patients at an L.A. Dispensary
    L.A. City Council Eases Restrictions on Marijuana Dispensaries
    On November 24, 2010, the Los Angeles City Councilvoted to ease restrictions on medical marijuana dispensaries, allowing dozens more to possibly remain open.On Wednesday, the City council approved an amendment, which allowed up to 140 pot...
  • College graduation
    Profit from education in US - good business or bad idea?
    U.S. for-profit colleges are pushing back against the accusations they saddle U.S. students with debt, and do notprepare them for the workplace. As they get more aggressive in defending themselves, they are gaining some public support.Apollo Group...
  • Emergency water restrictions coming soon
    Emergency water restrictions coming soon
    You never really miss what you have until it's gone. This is the same for water, we turn on a tap and expect the water to be there. Hop in the shower first thing in the morning and find there is no water, that would be a great way to start the...
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    TSA restrictions for liquid in carry-ons
    When traveling to and from the Jacksonville airport, don't forget to adhere to the new standards for carry-on luggage. Along with limited size restrictions, there are now rules concerning the amount of liquid allowed in your personal carry-on....
  • Stunning helicopter views as passengers remain grounded in Europe
    Top News: Iceland volcano, stunning helicopter views, flights change again (video)
    Top News: Iceland volcano, stunning helicopter views, flights change again (video) See below for a video by CNN of a stunning view of the Iceland volcano as it erupts. Many of the flights that were due to leave today have now been postponed as the...
  • Iceland volcano: flights resume in Europe, with restrictions
    Top News: Iceland volcano, flights resume in Europe, with restrictions
    Top News: Iceland volcano: flights resume in Europe, with restrictions The latest on the Iceland volcano and the thousands of flight cancellations caused because of it is that, today, some flights resumed in Europe. But with restrictions European...
  • Campire burning at the author's home in northern Minnesota, without burning restrictions
    Fighting fires in northern Minnesota, part 1
    The conversion from winter to spring in Minnesota has happened quickly this year, so quickly in fact that one group has claimed it the quickest change-over ever. And with spring comes wildfires, burning bans and restrictions on outdoors...