February, 2007

Wednesday, February 28, 2007

AP Entertainment Editor Institutes Ban on Paris Hilton Coverage

AP Entertainment Editor Institutes Ban on Paris Hilton Coverage

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Tuesday, February 27, 2007

Honeybees Vanish, Leaving Keepers in Peril

Honeybees Vanish, Leaving Keepers in Peril: "Now, in a mystery worthy of Agatha Christie, bees are flying off in search of pollen and nectar and simply never returning to their colonies. And nobody knows why."

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Monday, February 26, 2007

Parking tickets by the truckload

Parking tickets by the truckload: "'It's a business decision,'' company president Pat McMillan said. 'Is it cheaper to pay the ticket, or is it cheaper to pay the guys working for me to spend time looking for a legal parking space?'"

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Thursday, February 15, 2007

The Power (and Peril) of Praising Your Kids

The Power (and Peril) of Praising Your Kids: "Dweck had suspected that praise could backfire, but even she was surprised by the magnitude of the effect. 'Emphasizing effort gives a child a variable that they can control,' she explains. 'They come to see themselves as in control of their success. Emphasizing natural intelligence takes it out of the child's control, and it provides no good recipe for responding to a failure.'"

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Sunday, February 11, 2007

Anglicans face risk of schism in gay clergy row

Anglicans face risk of schism in gay clergy row: "This split in Anglicanism is going to have consequences in the United States. The big battles are going to be over property, investment and endowments."

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Thursday, February 01, 2007

NFL nixes church's plan to show Super Bowl

NFL nixes church's plan to show Super Bowl: "It just frustrates me that most of the places where crowds are going to gather to watch this game are going to be places that are filled with alcohol and other things that are inappropriate for children,' Newland said. 'We tried to provide an alternative to that and were shut down."

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