Volcano erupts after 400-year silence

Thousands of Indonesians were evacuated from the slopes of a volcano on Sunday after it erupted for the first time in more than 400 years, spewing out lava and sending smoke and dust 1,500 meters (5,000 feet) into the air. Mount Sinabung, in the north of the island of Sumatra, began erupting around midnight after […]

13-year-old U.S. boy stages protest in China

A 13-year-old American boy campaigning to turn the demilitarized zone between North and South Korea into a peace park tried to get the Chinese president’s attention Monday, staging a brief protest near Tiananmen Square before being led away by police. Jonathan Lee unfurled a sign saying “peace treaty” and “nuclear free DMZ children’s peace forest” […]

2% Of Internet Users Pay For 100% Of Internet Content

2% Of Internet Population Paying For 100% Of Internet MARLBOROUGH, 11/18/2009 – Only two in 100 people who browse the Internet actually click on the advertisements that fund websites, according to a new report by online ad network Chitika. The study, based on the actions of 86 million Internet users over a two-week period, helps […]

Resume Keywords

Keywords Can Make or Break Your Resume By Erika Malzberg, for LiveCareer As many as 80% of employers use keywords to decide which resumes are worth a look. Using the right resume keywords can get you noticed and earn you an interview. Here’s how: What are keywords? Keywords are used in job descriptions to describe […]

Google injects search savvy into display ad system

Google draws upon expertise in search advertising to sell more visual marketing messages SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google Inc. is counting on the crown jewel of its online advertising empire to burnish a diamond in the rough. Hoping to take an even bigger bite out of ad budgets, Google has melded the technology powering its […]

Crafting The US NO-Fly List

It starts with a tip, a scrap of intelligence, a fingerprint lifted from a suspected terrorist’s home. It ends when a person is forbidden to board an airplane — a decision that’s in the hands of about six experts from the Transportation Security Administration. The no-fly list they oversee constantly changes as hundreds of analysts […]

Creature caught on camera for the first time

The Horton Plains slender loris is a small, nocturnal animal which can grow up to 17 centimetres (six inches) long with big, bulging eyes. Endemic to Sri Lanka, it was first discovered in 1937 but had only been seen four times since then. Scientists last caught a glimpse of the primate in 2002, and believed […]

Bill Clinton arrives in Rhinebeck

A slim and smiling Bill Clinton is ready to give his only daughter away. The former president pulled into upstate Rhinebeck in a black Suburban SUV around lunchtime Friday, casually dressed and looking fit on the eve of daughter Chelsea’s big wedding. “Today is the most beautiful day ever,” Clinton declared after sharing a pasta […]

Weird Things You Should Freeze to Save Money

That icy vault was packed to the brim. But — in the finest tradition of my Grandma Yeager — it wasn’t filled so much with leftovers, like you’d find in most household freezers. You see, my Grams had a few deep-frozen secrets. She knew about weird stuff; weird stuff you can deep-six in the freezer […]