Friday, October 07, 2011

Informative Links

Apple founder Steve Jobs died Wednesday at age 56. A special roundup tells of his life, his achievements, and the future of his company.

The War in Afghanistan began on October 7th, 2001. Here are some statistics on how veterans and the U.S. public feel about the conflict ten years later.

The USO is seventy years old, and still entertaining troops around the world. However, the tours are somewhat different now from those in Bob Hope’s day.

The day Elvis met The Beatles.

What’s the Most Important Lesson You Learned from a Teacher? Steve Silberman asked around and got some inspiring stories.

NASA is looking for the next generation of astronauts. If you’re qualified, you might start to work on something or other in 2013.

You Got Your Sperm Where? More and more potential parents are trying do-it-yourself insemination with underground advice and free sperm donors found online.

Amanda Knox was convicted of murder in Italy, a verdict that was overturned this week. Here are five lessons to take away from the case.

10 Things Your Body Can Do After You Die. Well, maybe not your body, but some body has done each of these after dying.

Sugar the retriever goes on a goose hunt with a dog-cam strapped to her head. It doesn’t affect her performance, but you get a hunting dog’s point of view.

Sesame Street’s new ‘poverty-stricken’ Muppet. Lily, who doesn’t always know where her next meal will come from, will be introduced in a prime-time special this Sunday.

9 People Who Refused to be Limited. Amazing stories, ranging from the blind-from-birth painter to the quadruple amputee wrestler.

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