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Month: May 2007

Go Whales Go!

Go Whales Go!

Thanks to the efforts of many, the Humpback Whales, Delta and Dawn, went on their merry way today. Things looked dim last week. The whales were not making progress and in some instances they were heading back down the river the wrong way. Their were concerns about their health as their skins was beginning to look poor. The time in fresh water was not doing them any good. Rescuers tried everything: banging noises, sounds of an Orca attack, and fire…

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Saving Taz

Saving Taz

The tasmanian devil is a fox like marsupial that only lives in the wilds of Tasmania, Australia. You probably know them as the character Taz in the Looney Tunes cartoons. Since the mid-1990s, a contagious cancer has swept through the tasmanian devil population. It is predicted that within the next five years the entire population will be infected thus leading them to extinction. Warner Bros. will be doing it’s part to help save the tasmanian devil. They will be putting…

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In Honor of Memorial Day – Free Databases at Ancestry.com

In Honor of Memorial Day – Free Databases at Ancestry.com

In honor of Memorial Day, www.ancestry.com is offering it’s military collection for free. This includes civil war records, American Revolution records, the WWI Draft Registration cards, the WWII draft registration cards for 1942, and much more. Honor your ancestors. Look up their records then share the information with your family. Then their stories won’t be forgotten.

One Man’s Protest Against High Gas Prices

One Man’s Protest Against High Gas Prices

We’ve all been angry at the oil companies as gas prices keep rising. But, what about the owners of gas stations? They still earn a mere 8 to 12 cents a gallon sold while the corporations rake in the dough. Owners have to depend on snack sales from their mini-marts. With gas prices sky rocketing people aren’t interesting in sodas and chips. Harvey Pollack owns a gas station near Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He’s owned the gas station for 4 years but…

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Governor Corzine Wants to Save Your Live

Governor Corzine Wants to Save Your Live

You may have seen the news when New Jersey Governor Jon Corzine missed the meeting between Don Imus and the Rutger’s Women’s Basketball Team. The car he was in was in a horrific crash. Corzine was in the passenger seat. He wasn’t wearing a seat belt. He was in critical condition and he almost died. Corzine is back at work and he paid the seat belt fine. He has also made a commercial telling people to buckle up. He doesn’t…

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