Monthly Archives: June 2016

High school student invents inexpensive hearing aid for his grandfather _

NEW YORK — A summer with his grandfather was all it took for him to be inspired. When Mukund Venkatakrishnan was 14, he visited India and was tasked with helping his grandfather get tested and fitted for a hearing aid.

Community and calendar briefs for april 14 _ ocala. com

This month’s Honky Tonkin Opry will include special guests Mike Manuel and Gene Higgins, in the event hosted by Norm Edwards and the Jayc Harold Band. The event will begin at 7 p. m. Friday at the Triple Cross Ranch,

U. s. oil exports makes large middle east war more likely _ realclearenergy

There is no telling how many years it may take, but the U. S. decision to lift its ban on crude-oil exports at the end of 2015 could increase the likelihood of a major war between regional Mideast powers that

Attorneys general coalition takes on big oil over climate change _ good

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman in 2012. Image via Wikimedia Commons. When New York State Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman issued a subpoena to ExxonMobil in November, it followed a yearlong investigation into what the energy company knew about

Gastonia police announce new hires, promotion – news – gaston gazette – gastonia, nc

Gastonia Police Department held a ceremony this week to recognize the promotion of one officer to sergeant and swear in nine other recently hired officers. Shaunte Southern has been promoted to sergeant after joining the department in May 2006. He

Photos_ half a million washington twp. home has waterfall system _ www. daytondailynews. com

The intelligent original design of the home at 1662 Ladera Trail allowed current owners to renovate it during the past five years into a distinctive, uncluttered and peaceful space for a relaxing lifestyle. “This is a bright, open floor plan

Osha law alert_ osha issues final silica rule _ stoel rives llp – jdsupra

OSHA has announced the finalization of its long-awaited silica rule. When it takes effect on June 23, 2016, the rule will (1) reduce the permissible exposure limit for crystalline silica; (2) require employers to implement specified engineering controls and work

Rays vs. cuba_ score, highlights, twitter reaction from 2016 mlb spring training _ bleacher report

The Tampa Bay Rays became the first Major League Baseball team in 17 years to play a game in Cuba, defeating the national team, 4-1, in an exhibition in Havana on Tuesday. James Loney provided the fireworks on the field,

Rare events may be required to form the universe’s heaviest metals _ ars technica

NASA Up to a certain point, the elements of the periodic table are largely formed in the hearts of stars. But for elements that are heavy enough (heavier than zinc typically), fusing two lighter nuclei just won’t do it efficiently

Bracket champ ‘not really a huge basketball fan’ – dubois county herald

Gentry “I was like, ‘The net is usable. Why are they cutting it?’” Gentry recalled after watching the men’s NCAA Tournament regional finals last weekend. Gentry did eventually learn why basketball teams slice nets after big victories. It’s an excusable

Kenya defends forcing 45 taiwanese to china – story

(CNN) Imagine working in a foreign country across the world, then getting arbitrarily deported — but not back to your home. That’s what Taiwan said happened to 45 of its citizens when Kenya forced them onto a plane to mainland

Woman shares crazy text rant from tinder date after saying no to sex

For some, a Tinder date has become a way to find a quick hook-up. However, some still use the dating app in hopes of finding someone to have a decent date with. No matter what the reason though, most Tinder

A professor’s memoir of life inside a ravaged body – the new yorker

Many narratives of disability convey uplifting messages of hardship overcome. In her new memoir, “A Body, Undone,” Christina Crosby instead focusses, in brutal detail, on the pain she has suffered. Credit Illustration by Roman Muradov In 2003, Christina Crosby was

How fast is our 2013 volkswagen jetta sportwagen tdi before a fix_

CARS. COM — When former Volkswagen of America CEO and president Michael Horn gave very preliminary details regarding a remedy to Volkswagen’s TDI diesel emissions scandal, he said a fix for the cars might impact performance and top speed. We’re