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UK :: Human Interest
HIGH RISE INFERNO IN THE UK WAS A 'DISASTER WAITING TO HAPPEN' - DID 'GREEN ENERGY' REQUIREMENTS MAKE IT WORSE?
06-14-2017 6:41 pm - Telegraph UK
The inferno which engulfed a tower block, killing at least 12 in what could become one of the biggest fire tragedies in British history, was a "disaster waiting to happen", experts have said. Fears were raised that green energy concerns were prioritised ahead of safety as it emerged that cladding used
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Worldwide :: Human Interest
GETTING OLDER: ARE YOU PLAYING ON THE BACK NINE?
05-06-2017 11:44 am - Anonymous
AND THEN IT IS WINTER You know ... time has a way of moving quickly and catching you unaware of the passing years. It seems just yesterday that I was young, just married and embarking on my new life with my mate. Yet in a way, it seems like eons ago,
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UAE :: Human Interest
VIDEO: AN EAGLE'S FLIGHT FROM THE WORLD'S TALLEST BUILDING TO HIS HANDLER BELOW
04-12-2017 2:07 pm - Carl Paladino
An eagle's flight from the top of the world's tallest building to his handler below. An eagle was fitted with a camera and released from the top of the 2,715 foot Burj Khalifa tower in Dubai. The eagle has no idea where the tiny speck of land was that his handler
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USA :: Human Interest
MILLENNIAL BRAIN DRAIN? 12 PERCENT DON'T KNOW HOW TO CHANGE A LIGHT BULB...25 PERCENT CAN'T BOIL AN EGG....WHAT HAPPENED?
04-03-2017 6:27 pm - Rhonda Johansson - Natural News
Millennials do not possess the crucial life skills needed to survive in today’s society. Several surveys taken in the UK reveal that today’s adults under 35 still turn to their parents for help when it comes to doing basic household tasks. Changing a lightbulb or repairing a fence are as bizarre
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USA :: Human Interest
MARINE VETERAN, WHO LOST BOTH LEGS BELOW THE KNEES IN AFGHANISTAN, SWORN IN AS SUFFOLK COUNTY NY POLICE OFFICER
03-25-2017 5:36 pm - Fox News
A Long Island man who served in the Marines and lost both legs below the knees after stepping on a bomb in Afghanistan was sworn in Friday as possibly the first fully active duty double amputee police officer in the country. Matias Ferreira, 28, graduated from the Suffolk County Police Academy
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USA :: Human Interest
NEW YEAR'S JOURNEY: FORKS IN THE ROAD
12-30-2016 6:09 am - Frosty Wooldridge
While pedaling down a country road near dusk in my teens, an old farmer, plodding along with his walking stick, abruptly stopped me. His wrinkled-weathered skin did not diminish the energy in his clear blue eyes. Silver locks flowed from his wide-brimmed hat while his peppered beard gave him a majestic
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USA :: Human Interest
POEM: MY CHRISTMAS EVE BY A RETIRED STATE TROOPER
12-24-2016 6:37 am - Bob Welsh
The hours late, should go to bed Near midnight I believe But memories keep me wide awake This snowy Christmas Eve Yes, memories of my kids moved on Each has their separate life And how the holidays have changed Since angels took my wife The toys, the food, the Christmas
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USA :: Human Interest
TALONS FROM THE SKY: COILED SCALES ON THE GROUND
12-04-2016 5:37 am - Frosty Wooldridge
Heading eastbound across southern California, the sun set low in the sky. We looked for a campsite in the rocky terrain east of Joshua Tree National Monument. “We better find a spot soon,” Sandi said. “I’m looking, dear,” I said. Up ahead, we noticed a fluttering hawk, holding his position as
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USA :: Human Interest
PAUL HARVEY: WHAT IS A POLICEMAN?
07-11-2016 8:13 pm - John Wallace - New York Oath Keeper
With all the recent assaults and murders of police officers throughout the country, including the recent murder of five Dallas police officers, I want to remind you that it is the POLICE who will allow you to go about your daily business in relative safety. But the late Paul Harvey, heard
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USA :: Human Interest
A STORY YOU PROBABLY NEVER HEARD ABOUT: WHEN DONALD TRUMP SAVED A GEORGIA FARM in 1986
12-27-2015 5:32 pm - Jim Galloway
One narrative emerging around the surprisingly resilient Donald Trump portrays the brash billionaire as a final card laid down by Republican blue-collar voters who see their way of life — and their political clout — draining away in a bathtub spiral. Trump has been a man of last resort before. Right
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USA :: Human Interest
A CHRISTMAS STORY: A SINGLE THREAD IN THE TAPESTRY OF LIFE
12-24-2015 12:10 pm - Frosty Wooldridge
The mystique of bicycle travel fascinates most people. Why would anyone “endure” the pains of providing their own locomotion via pedaling rather than the comfort and speed of a car, boat, plane or train? The answer lies in the antiquity of “pedaling bliss.” It thrives in the meshing of your energy
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Afghanistan :: Human Interest
IF YOU WERE BORN BETWEEN 1930's AND 1970's - READ THIS !
06-01-2015 8:47 am - Anonymous
TO ALL THE KIDS WHO SURVIVED THE 1930s, '40s, '50s, '60s and '70s!! First, we survived being born to mothers who may have smoked and/or drank while they were pregnant They took aspirin, ate blue cheese dressing, tuna from a can, and didn't get tested for diabetes. Then, after that trauma,
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USA :: Human Interest
NTSB: AMTRAK TRAIN GOING TWICE SPEED LIMIT PRIOR TO DERAILMENT
05-13-2015 4:57 pm - John Nolte - Breitbart.com
Using its verified Twitter account, the National Transportation Safety Board reported Wednesday afternoon that the Amtrak train that derailed Tuesday night in Philadelphia was moving at 100 miles per hour just prior to the derailment and crash that killed 7 and injured more than 200. According to the other reports, 100
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France :: Human Interest
GERMANWINGS PILOT WAS LOCKED OUT OF THE COCKPIT BEFORE THE PLANE CRASHED IN FRANCE
03-25-2015 6:01 pm - Nicola Clark and Dan Bilefsky - NY Times
As officials struggled Wednesday to explain why a jet with 150 people on board crashed in relatively clear skies, an investigator said evidence from a cockpit voice recorder indicated one pilot left the cockpit before the plane’s descent and was unable to get back in. A senior military official involved in
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USA :: Human Interest
Erik Weihenmayer: Turning Into the Storm of Life
01-28-2015 5:50 am - Frosty Wooldridge
Ray Charles learned to play the piano as he lost his vision during his childhood. In his 70 years, he scaled musical heights beyond the ordinary. Helen Keller, blind, deaf and mute, learned to read and write as she sped toward becoming one of the 20th century’s greatest humanitarians. Having lost
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USA :: Human Interest
YOUR INVITATION TO A GREAT LIFE
01-13-2015 5:16 pm - Frosty Wooldridge
In recent weeks, my son Trevor quit his well-paying pharmacy tech job in Denver, Colorado for a “room and board” position in a quiet village in the Austrian Alps. He sickened of his role in filling drug prescriptions for people addicted to poor health, synthetic solutions and no personal accountability for
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USA :: Human Interest
Crossing the Bridge into 2015
01-01-2015 10:25 am - Frosty Wooldridge
Quick as a wink, Christmas faded into our rear view mirrors. Up ahead, a brand spanking New Year 2015 awaits! New possibilities! Fresh ideas! A new set of 365 days to accomplish something marvelous in your life. What actions will you take in the New Year? How will 2015 define your
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China :: Human Interest
36 KILLED AND SCORES INJURED IN NEW YEAR'S EVE STAMPEDE IN CHINA
01-01-2015 10:22 am - Associated Press and NY Post
SHANGHAI — People unable to contact friends and relatives streamed into hospitals Thursday, anxious for information after a stampede during New Year’s celebrations in Shanghai’s historic waterfront area killed 36 people in the worst disaster to hit one of China’s showcase cities in recent years. The Shanghai government said 47 others
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USA :: Human Interest
Crossing the Bridge into 2015
12-31-2014 12:47 pm - Frosty Wooldridge
Quick as a wink, Christmas faded into our rear view mirrors. Up ahead, a brand spanking New Year 2015 awaits! New possibilities! Fresh ideas! A new set of 365 days to accomplish something marvelous in your life. What actions will you take in the New Year? How will 2015 define your
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Worldwide :: Human Interest
A CHRISTMAS TALE: DEAD FROM THE NECK UP IN AUSTRALIA
12-25-2014 8:11 am - Frosty Wooldridge
"It's lonely without a friend to share the road." Doug Armstrong. Australia captivates everyone's imagination. Oz, its nickname, houses exotic creatures that defy description. Desert constitutes nine tenths of Australia. It's an ancient continent with most of its mountains flattened by millions of years of erosion. Along its coasts, breathtaking beauty
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USA :: Human Interest
YOU CAN DO THAT: THE KEY TO YOUR LIFE'S SUCCESSFUL PATH
12-19-2014 5:57 am - Frosty Wooldridge
Have you ever faced a situation that caused you to question yourself? Did you confront a teacher that you disliked or a fellow student who badgered you? Have you dwelt with co-workers that made you tear your hair out? Welcome to the human race! When I grew up, my father gifted
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Worldwide :: Human Interest
HAS THE MYSTERY OF WHAT HAPPENED TO AMELIA EARHART FINALLY BEEN SOLVED?
10-29-2014 6:41 pm - Joe Kovacs - World Net Daily
A new report says a fragment of the lost aviator’s aircraft “has been identified to a high degree of certainty for the first time ever” since her plane vanished over the Pacific Ocean on July 2, 1937. Earhart had been attempting a record-setting flight around the world at the equator. According
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USA :: Human Interest
BIOTECH GENOCIDE, MONSANTO COLLABORATORS, AND THE NAZI LEGACY OF 'SCIENCE' AS JUSTIFICATION FOR MORE MURDER
07-21-2014 7:10 pm - Mike Adams - Natural News
Monsanto is widely recognize as the most hated and most evil corporation on the planet. Even so, several internet-based media websites are now marching to Monsanto's orders, promoting GMOs and pursuing defamatory character assassination tactics against anyone who opposes GMOs, hoping to silence their important voices. These Monsanto collaborator sites tend
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USA :: Human Interest
BLESSED POVERTY, GIVE ME MORE!
05-23-2014 9:18 am - Bradlee Dean
How often can you see across America on a street corner, under a bridge, on a highway overpass, or in front of a store, a poor person with a sign asking for charity from people who can lend a helping hand in a time of need? They hold signs stating, “Homeless
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USA :: Human Interest
FURTHER INSIGHTS INTO MY 86 YEAR OLD BLACK DAD
04-03-2014 6:51 pm - Lloyd Marcus
It occurred to me that my 86 year old black dad is a man of “firsts” -- a born pioneer, boldly going were no other black had gone before. In 1946, Dad and Jackson were the only black Merchant Marines on their ship and the first “coloreds” to land at the
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Worldwide :: Human Interest
Forks in the road, stop signs, cul de sacs and dead ends on the highway of life
03-31-2014 6:42 am - Frosty Wooldridge
While taking a hike down a country road near dusk in my teens, an old farmer, plodding along with his walking stick, abruptly stopped me. His wrinkled-weathered skin did not diminish the energy in his clear blue eyes. Silver locks flowed from his wide-brimmed hat while his peppered beard gave
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USA :: Human Interest
INVISIBLE WORLD OF CARING: DISCOVER YOUR DESTINY
01-14-2014 5:06 am - Frosty Wooldridge
Much of life in every civilization revolves around money, power and status. Some youngsters enjoy instant success from their parents while others begin in poverty. Everyone learns the ways of the world by the time they reach 18. They understand the inequities, discriminations and biases. Some let their beginnings define them
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Worldwide :: Human Interest
YES VIRGINIA, THERE IS A SANTA CLAUS !
12-24-2013 2:58 pm - New York Daily News
Read the iconic 1897 editorial that continues to bring Christmas joy. New York Sun editorial writer Francis Pharcellus Church penned the response to 8-year-old Virginia O’Halon, who lived in Manhattan with her parents. The girl had just one question — is there a Santa Claus? Francis Pharcellus Church, an editorial writer
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Worldwide :: Human Interest
THE LITTLE BIRCH
12-23-2013 7:32 pm - Helmut P. Fleischhauer
When I look out the window I look at a birch. She has lost all their leaves. Her hanging branches gently sway in today's icy wind. Her big sister was cut into pieces a fews day ago by humans from the top to the bottom. Bit by bit with a chainsaw.
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Worldwide :: Human Interest
THE HISTORY OF SANTA CLAUS: 7 INTERESTING FACTS
12-16-2013 7:27 pm - The Week Staff
From why he wears a red suit to when he got hitched to Mrs. Claus, a look at the mythmaking behind jolly old St. Nick. Santa Claus's jolly, rotund appearance and his ability to slide implausibly down chimneys are relatively recent additions to his mythology. As Christmas approaches, children around the
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Worldwide :: Human Interest
THE SIMPLE THING POPE FRANCIS DID TO A SEVERELY DISFIGURED MAN THAT HAS CAPTIVATED THE WORLD
11-07-2013 6:10 pm - Billy Hallowell - the Blaze
Pope Francis took the time Wednesday to do one simple thing that has now captivated the globe: He embraced and prayed with a man covered in tumors in St. Peter’s Square. The encounter between the pontiff and the unnamed individual reportedly took place after Francis addressed his general audience, when the
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USA :: Human Interest
REPORT: WHITE HOUSE EXERTING 'MASSIVE PRESSURE' ON INSURANCE COMPANIES TO KEEP QUIET ABOUT WHY THEY ARE CANCELLING MILLIONS OF HEALTH INSURANCE POLICIES
11-01-2013 6:42 pm - Katie Mc Huge - Daily Caller
The White House is pressuring insurance companies not to speak publicly about Obama administration policies that could eliminate the existing health insurance plans of millions of Americans. The administration made “clarifications” to the 2010 Affordable Care Act after it was passed that have already wiped out hundreds of thousands of existing
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USA :: Human Interest
IRS CHIEF: PEOPLE WHO DO NOT BUY OBAMACARE HEALTH INSURANCE WILL LOOSE THEIR TAX REFUNDS
10-01-2013 10:55 am - Gautham Nagesh - Daily Caller
Individuals who don’t purchase health insurance may lose their tax refunds according to IRS Commissioner Doug Shulman. After acknowledging the recently passed health-care bill limits the agency’s options for enforcing the individual mandate, Shulman told reporters that the most likely way to penalize individuals that don’t comply is by reducing or
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USA :: Human Interest
Adventure Beckons: Continental Divide Bicycle Ride 2013
06-04-2013 2:48 pm - Frosty Wooldridge
Each summer, I enjoy clearing my head, flexing my muscles and traveling somewhere in the world on my expedition touring bicycle named “Condor.” Pedaling allows me to gather my spiritual energy, stretch my body toward incredible heights, physical well-being and a chance to refresh my mind. Additionally, I love camping by
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USA :: Human Interest
OUR NEW YEAR: YOUR NEW MOMENT
01-07-2013 10:37 am - Frosty Wooldridge
Great moments like Thanksgiving, Christmas, Easter, New Year’s, 4th of July and other special events present us with markers for new beginnings. So much of our culture wraps around traditions that revitalize our minds, hearts and spirits. January elicits the beginning of a new year, a new time period in our
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USA :: Human Interest
KWANZAA: THE HOLIDAY BROUGHT TO YOU BY THE FBI
12-26-2012 2:52 pm - Ann Coulter
Is it just me, or does Kwanzaa seem to come earlier and earlier each year? And let’s face it, Kwanzaa’s gotten way too commercialized. A few years ago, I suspended my annual Kwanzaa column because my triumph over this fake holiday seemed complete. The only people still celebrating Kwanzaa were presidential-statement
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USA :: Human Interest
CHRISTMAS IN ANTARTICA: A MOMENT FROZEN IN TIME
12-24-2012 4:27 am - Frosty Wooldridge
With such tragedy of the Newtown, CT event, I cannot begin to give enough love, care, concern and empathy to all those families suffering from the loss of loved ones. Just for a moment, let us take a deep breath, gather our hearts and send everyone in Newtown our prayers, our
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USA :: Human Interest
SANTA AND SARAH: A CHRISTMAS MIRACLE
12-19-2012 10:24 am - Anonymous
A few years ago, a little boy and his grandmother came to see Santa at the Mayfair Mall in Wisconsin. The child climbed up on his lap, holding a picture of a little girl. "Who is this?" asked Santa, smiling. "Your friend?" Your sister? "Yes, Santa," he replied. "My sister, Sarah,
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USA :: Human Interest
True grit: Dave Carder running across America
09-27-2012 10:50 am - Frosty Wooldridge
Have you ever met a person in your life that inspired you? Did that person raise your energy for living a more creative life? Did they rouse your soul to become greater? In my bicycle adventure across America in 2010, near Denton, Texas, a man drove up behind me. He waved
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UK :: Human Interest
NEVER JUDGE A BOOK BY ITS COVER OR A PERSON BY THEIR FIRST IMPRESSION ON YOU
09-26-2012 10:18 am - Britian's Got Talent
The following is a link to Susan Boyle's first appearance on Britian's Got Talent back in 2009. It just shows how first impressions can be deceiving. I think we can all learn from this. CLICK HERE TO SEE THIS AMAZING PERFORMANCE!
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