New Yorkers have stopped breeding

"And a significant number of births are from the city’s poorest neighborhoods — nearly 6 in 10 moms were on Medicaid or government-financed health insurance for the needy."

UFO buzzes NYC

“I definitely think we’re dealing with anomalies that could potentially be nonhuman,” Sprague said."

7 Big Failed Environmentalist Predictions

"But that’s not the full picture. To understand why so many of us are so skeptical about global warming, you have to understand the environmentalists’ larger track record: a long series of failed predictions."

Did exaggerated records make global warming look worse?

"The panel will also examine ‘extrapolations’ – when the records include virtual figures from places where there is no actual measuring station, instead basing them on the figures of other stations in the same region. In some areas, such as the Arctic, these may be hundreds of miles away. Sceptics claim that the effect of the adjustments is usually to revise temperatures from decades ago downwards, and to increase recent readings, so that the warming trend of the past 150 years looks larger than it really is."

Worried about local control, Boulder to oppose homeless 'right to rest' act

"The bill,  HB 15-1264, would give people the right to sleep in public spaces and protect themselves from the elements in a "non-obtrusive" manner, as well as the right to sleep in a legally parked car, the right to eat, drink and share food in public places where food is not prohibited, and the right to use public spaces without time limitations. "

Frat boys spit on wounded vet, urinate on American flag | Fox News

"Investigations have been launched at two universities over accusations
that fraternity members taunted wounded war heroes, urinated on an
American flag, and spit on a wounded veteran and his service dog in
Panama City Beach, Florida."

Colorado mom gave pot brownie to son who jumped from window: police - Yahoo News

"Jablonski gave the pot brownie on April 14 to her 19-year-old son, Austin Essig, who then started acting strangely with witnesses saying he ran toward the window and jumped out "without hesitation," police said."

Georgetown Feminists Demand 'Safe Space' Because Of Conservative Lecturer | The Daily Caller

"Feminist activists at Georgetown University are special snowflakes who felt they needed trigger warnings before another feminist who disagrees with them gave a lecture on campus."

Record Numbers Of Drivers Trading In Electric Cars For SUVs | The Daily Caller

"Edmunds.com reports that only “45 percent of this year’s hybrid and EV trade-ins have gone toward the purchase of another alternative fuel vehicle, down from just over 60 percent in 2012.”

Obama's Defining Slogan? 'Don't Worry, Be Happy' | Victor Davis Hanson

"Obama is a master of trading future calamity for temporary gratification...As Hillary Clinton put it: “What difference does it make?” Indeed, of Libya, she also chuckled: “We came; we saw; Khadafy died.”
That Libya is now a terrorist beheading hellhole on the Mediterranean is someone else’s problem at some future date."



Can physicians conceive of performing euthanasia in case of psychiatric disease, dementia or being tired of living? -- Bolt et al. -- Journal of Medical Ethics

"This study shows that a minority of Dutch physicians find it conceivable that they would grant a request for EAS from a patient with psychiatric disease, dementia or a patient who is tired of living."

Mysterious 'supervoid' in space is largest object ever discovered, scientists claim - Telegraph

"Astronomers have discovered a curious empty section of space which is missing around 10,000 galaxies.

The ‘supervoid’, which is 1.8 billion light-years across, is the largest known structure ever discovered in the universe but scientists are baffled about what it is and why it is so barren."

Fox News Producer Asks Earth Day Attendees Which Is a Bigger Threat, Climate Change or Terrorism? | Video | TheBlaze.com

“A lot more people have died because of terrorism,” he said.

“Yeah, but I’m not a people person,” the woman replied.

Teacher allegedly 'knocked out cold' by a student's mother


“I’ve warned them time and again that the children have no respect for adults. Yes, I fear for my safety. They can’t control the kids.”

County may deploy odor detection device | Aspen Daily News Online


 Photo courtesy St. Croix Sensory Inc.
Pitkin County officials say they are not yet ready to employ this device, called the Nasal Ranger, to detect if local grow operations are violating state law on air quality. The city and county of Denver’s environmental health department uses it occasionally.

Supreme Court bars judges from setting Medicaid rates

"The Supreme Court barred doctors, dentists and druggists Tuesday from going to court to fight cutbacks in Medicaid payments in California and other states.
The justices' 5-4 decision in a case from Idaho held that the Medicaid Act, which offers healthcare to low-income people, does not authorize medical providers to go to court if they believe a state's reimbursements are too low."

National Guard Marches Through Ontario Neighborhood, Sparking Conspiracy Theories

"Conspiracy theories about martial law are swirling online since the video of the march, which took place last Saturday, hit the web."

Why Schools Are Ditching A’s, B’s, and C’s for Greens, Yellows and Reds

"Last year, M.S. 442 decided to throw out the old way of reporting student results, adopting an increasingly popular model known as standards-based grading. This approach looks a bit different in each place it’s used, but at M.S. 442 there’s a continuously updated online grade book "

SIREN: Quinnipiac Poll Shows Coffman Leads Bennet by Three

"  In the poll of 894 registered voters conducted between March 29 and April 7, 2015, Bennet received 40% compared to Coffman’s 43%.  This is bad news for the incumbent.  What’s worse?   Coffman leads Bennet by 12 among the coveted independent vote – 32% to 44%, respectively."