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AC System in Top Working Order

By keeping your central AC system in top working order with annual maintenance, you can cut your monthly energy costs by about 25% and reduce breakdowns by as much as 95%. 80 more words

Dashing Young Man

The young man pictured here, with long hair, dark eyes and dimpled chin, is not known. The photographer’s back mark may offer some clue to his identity. 196 more words

Faces Of War

Pa. man fires BB gun at 11-year-old, said boy shot his son: police

MCKEESPORT, Pa. — A Pennsylvania man shot an 11-year-old boy in the chest with a BB gun on a playground because he said the boy had previously shot his own young son with the same kind of weapon, authorities said Monday. 160 more words


Relax, the Terminator Is Far Away by JOHN MARKOFF


Despite the warnings of visionaries like Stephen Hawking and Bill Gates, today’s artificial intelligence is still tethered to human controllers.

Published: May 25, 2015 at 08:00PM… 7 more words

Mountain Biking

Pennsylvania Representative Seeks To Have Bridge Named After Joe Paterno

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — According to a report from PennLivePennsylvania Representative Michael Regan is preparing to propose a bill that will rename a bridge after legendary Penn State football coach Joe Paterno. 144 more words


Local and National Trends: A Call for Need Based Scholarships

One of my students told me that I should be posting more regularly.  Recent reports on Latina/o higher education and earnings prompted this entry.

A study published by TIAA-CREF (I am a contributor through my employer sponsored retirement plan) found that college educated Latinas/os struggle financially  250 more words

Latino Studies

Dead Cats: Memorial, 05/25/15, (16)29: James Brody


RAMIREZ remembrance; WIKI – History of Memorial Day; ZITO – Courage & sacrifice.

LEADS: WILLIAMS – Black tragedy; INFOWARS – Trade deal lets Obama destroy America; KIMBALL – Free speech; PODHORETZ – BO’s legacy erodes; NJ: John Nash dies. 3,594 more words