Keep the Money and the Jobs at Home by Buying American Products

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TweetYumAll homeowners want to do their remodeling projects as inexpensively as possible—that’s just common sense. Traditionally, this meant buying products and materials made overseas. But it looks like a change in American attitudes is taking place, according to a survey conducted by Consumer Reports. More than 60 percent of all respondents said they would spend […]

’Leap second’ makes weekend a little longer

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TweetYumThe world is about to get a well-earned long weekend but don’t make big plans because it will only last an extra second. A so-called ’leap second’ will be added to the world’s atomic clocks as they undergo a rare adjustment to keep them in step with the slowing rotation of the earth. To achieve […]

PC POLICE: Scotland Yard Bans “Blacklist” Over Racial Concerns

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TweetYum(FOXNEWS)   Scotland Yard has directed its staff to no longer use the words “blacklist” and “whitelist” over fears the words are racist. The British law enforcement agency told officers the words were no longer “appropriate.” “I am sure we can appreciate the sensitivity around the use of such terminology today so please ensure it is no […]

Gas Prices Could Hit $5 by Summer

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TweetYum By: CNBC As the average gas price nationwide climbs towards $ 4 a gallon, analysts and energy experts are forecasting that prices could hit the $ 5 mark at the pumps this summer. Rising gas prices could set the economy back. Crude prices surged last year, causing prices at the pump to shoot up. […]

Kennedy Space Center at 50: A spaceport in transition

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TweetYum By Brian Vastag, WashsingtonPost.com Cape Canaveral, Fla. — A figurative “for rent” sign hangs on the front gate of John F. Kennedy Space Center. Among the facilities available: A space shuttle launchpad, slightly used; a giant crawler for moving rockets, still servicable; two enormous mobile launch platforms; two space shuttle maintenance hangars; a 15,000-foot […]