House Speaker John Boehner is making amends with the conservative wing of his party by allowing Tea Party lawmakers to vote on de-funding Obamacare. It's a politically risky strategy that Democrats warn could lead to a government shutdown. The vote is set for Friday and would tie the proposal to de-fund the healthcare law to a spending bill that would keep Washington running beyond the end of the month.
Boeing announced yesterday that it will end production of the C-17 Globemaster III cargo jets and close the final assembly facility in Long Beach in 2015. The Chicago-based aerospace giant will build the final 22 aircraft in the interim. What’s the significance of that for Southern California?
Certain things are forever, while body art isn’t one of them, it certainly feels like it. To prevent “tattoo remorse,” the Department of Health in the District of Columbia is considering mandating a 24-hour waiting period before someone can get body piercings or a tat.
Contentious labor relations at University of California system: California’s employment relations board that deals with public employees is investigating complaints against University of California for threatening striking workers last May.
Field trips are becoming less common in schools across the country. An American Association of School Administrators survey showed that more than half of American schools completely eliminated planned field trips last school year.
A lucid dream is one in which the person is aware they are in fact dreaming. The practice of Lucid dreaming has been adopted by people to gain clarity, a deeper understanding of themselves or even for fantasy fulfillment. Friends and lucid dreamers, Thomas Peisel, Jared Zeizel and Dylan Tucillo co-authored a book detailing the steps to achieve a lucid Dream. It takes beginners through the stages needed for heightened awareness in a deep dream state.