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Archives for May 2012

Super Volcanoes Could Be a Catastrophic For Civilizations

Volcanoes capable of super-eruptions that could be catastrophic for civilizations have short fuses, according to new research conducted at Vanderbilt University. Super-eruptions are more than 100 times the size of ordinary volcanic eruptions like Mount St. Helens. These types of eruptions spew out super-heated gas, ash and rock, and are capable of leveling entire continents. Researchers […]

Extra! Extra! Andretti Wins Indy Nope – Curse Still Remains!

You know, the Indy 500 is one of those things you really want to see. Alas, it’s mostly because you want to see who runs into the wall or beats the crap out of a rival driver – not because you actually want to see who wins. And one of the most difficult things about […]

Concert of Colbie Caillat and Gavin Degraw Postponed

Strom warnings on May 27 caused the postponement of the concert involving Colbie Caillat and Gavin Degraw at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre. Due to the deteriorating conditions of Tropical Storm Beryl, May 27th concert at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre featuring Colbie Caillat and Gavin DeGraw did not go on as scheduled. Amphitheatre management was advised […]

St. Jude’s Children Hospital Aids Researchers With Genome Data

Like the old slogan says, sharing is caring. St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital and the Washington University Pediatric Cancer Genome Project recently announced that it would share its comprehensive human cancer genome data for free access by the scientific community to be used in research regarding cancer and other diseases. The release of data is the largest-ever by an organization […]

Under Oath by Margaret McLean is a Thrill Ride!

In the extremely successful novel, Under Fire, readers met the ‘defensive’ side of law enforcement in the form of D.A. Buddy Clancy. In this new Boston courtroom drama, Ms. McLean offers a new twist on things. Although still a legal thriller, this is written from the prosecution’s side of the fence and features Annie Fitzgerald. […]

Ridley Pearson is Back With The Risk Agent

The first in a stunning new international thriller series; suspense readers can get ready for a truly non-stop tale of intrigue.   The Rutherford Risk firm’s main objectives are finding and negotiating deals for the return of kidnapping victims that are being held as hostages. The latest job they’re hired for is to find a […]

Facebook Stock Plunged

Shares of Facebook’s stock plunged nearly 10 percent on Tuesday, closing at $28.84, a 24 percent fall since the company’s initial public offering at a price of $38 per share on May 18. The decline came on a day when most of the market was higher, with the S&P 500 closing up 14.6 points (1.11%) while […]

Laura Alden is Plotting at the PTA

Cozy readers will truly delight in the fact that this is the third in the series of these super-fun books, and with each release the plots just keep getting better and better. Our heroine is Beth Kennedy. A divorced mother of two, Beth is also a children’s bookstore owner, the PTA Secretary, and a woman […]

Mathemantics and Beer, Who Would Have Thought

After a long day of toil and trouble, there’s nothing quite like a cold, refreshing beer. As you take your first pull from the bottle or glass, your worries immediately drift away, and as you set your vessel down, you begin to lose yourself in the effervescence of it all, just as the bubbles slowly […]

The Passion For Glee Comes in a Whole New Form! Murder For Choir (A Glee Club Mystery)

The first in a brand new series, Murder For Choir is not only a fantastically fun plot, but it will also be a fan favorite. Seeing as that the TV show, Glee, is right up everyone’s alley right now, writing a new series that centers on a teacher and their students is almost like reading […]