The US Presidential Election


Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past year, you’ve probably heard a lot about the upcoming presidential election in the US. For many, the process is confusing and overwhelming. To help you understand how the country elects its top leader, here’s a quick glance at the US presidential election. The Parties The symbols of the two major parties. Image by DonkeyHotey from flickr.com. When the Constitution was signed back in 1787, there were no political parties in the United States. Read more [...]

Can Any Republicans Vote For Hillary Clinton?


There are three options for conservatives that I can understand and one that is totally unforgivable.  Many conservatives and quite a few Republicans (including many who are planning to vote for Trump) have serious reservations about Trump.  Trump is the most flawed candidate the GOP have nominated in my life time.  Concerns about Trump are in the following areas:  Trump recent foreign policy pronouncements including recent comments on Ukraine.  Trump failed to grasp that Russia were already Read more [...]

Welcome to the Chinese Embassy


Protesters stand outside the Chinese Embassy in London ©Philip Robins/Newzulu/PA Images The Chinese government has hinted that if Britain does not give the go-ahead to the Hinkley Point nuclear power station in Somerset, then it will revise its future plans for investment in the UK. China is a part investor in the Hinkley project, along with the French government-owned company EDF and both are keen for the project to go ahead. But, as Prospect has reported the project is beset by problems of scale, Read more [...]

Donald Trump and the Crying Baby: The Real Story


Donald Trump and the Crying Baby: The Real Story It’s all over the news: the Republican candidate for the presidency, Donald J. Trump, hates babies. Even this morning’s edition of Ricochet’s Daily Shot newsletter trumpeted the disinformation campaign being waged against Trump: Donald Trump has been having … a rough week. (Pro-tip: Candidates are supposed to kiss babies, not feud with them.) If you’d like to hear from an eyewitness to this event, who reports a very different story about Read more [...]

A Make-or-Break Season for UDs Dave Brock


Either the University of Delaware’s head football coach doesn’t know what he’s talking about or the rest of the coaches in the Colonial Athletic Association are clueless. Dave Brock is convinced his team will compete for the playoffs this season, but the rest of the conference coaches don’t agree – unless they think the CAA will have seven playoff teams. Delaware players report to summer camp on Thursday with the knowledge that the other teams in the CAA don’t have much respect for them. Read more [...]

Top 10 Olympic World Records


Top 10 Olympic World RecordsWhat is Olympics? Olympic Games are grouped into Summer Olympic Games and Winter Olympic Games. Summer Olympic Games or the game of Olympiad was introduced in the year 1896. There were four groups of athletics events such as track events, field events, road events and combined events. Winter Olympic Games took place for the first time in 1924. In the beginning it included five games namely, bobsleigh, curling, ice hockey, Nordic skiing and skating which were subdivided Read more [...]

Family Tested Review: The Osmo Genius Kit Gaming System for iPad


This Family Tested product is an award-winning game system and educational toy called Osmo. Created by young parents, it will change the way your child interacts with the iPad by opening it up to hands-on play. The Osmo Genius Kit Gaming System for iPad comes with five games: Tangram, Words and Numbers use physical objects that come with the set, whereas Words and Masterpiece only require use of the Osmo reflector and base. Each game can be downloaded for free from the iTunes App store. MSRP: Read more [...]