Americas

West Central Wildcats surge past Mustangs

The West Central Wildcats rebounded from last Saturday’s 20-11 loss to the Indiana Generals in their season opener to get a dominant 34-0 win Saturday against the Kosciuscko County Mustangs. After the Mustangs’ first drive sputtered out, West Central took a quick lead on a trick play. Quarterback Cogan Keith […]

EVOLUTION OF THE EYE

Evolution of the Eye Scientists now have a clear vision of how our notoriously complex eye came to be SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN By Trevor D. Lamb | July 13, 2011 | The human eye is an exquisitely complicated organ. It acts like a camera to collect and focus light and convert it into […]

Canada Post locks out workers

Canada Post has suspended urban operations nationwide, saying it had no other choice. Just before midnight Tuesday, Canada Post issued a release saying it has locked out employees after 12 days of “increasingly costly and damaging” rotating strikes by the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW). On Tuesday, about 15,000 […]

USA grapples with legacy of forced sterilisation

More than 60,000 Americans were sterilised, many against their will, as part of a eugenics movement that finished in 1979, aimed at keeping the poor and mentally ill from having children. Now, decades on, one state is considering compensation. In 1968, Elaine Riddick was raped by a neighbour who threatened to […]