Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama on Tuesday brushed aside a survey that showed him losing support among white women voters to John McCain since the Republican standard-bearer named Sarah Palin as his running mate.
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An aquarium in Britain has splashed out on a painstaking security operation to protect one of its more unusual exhibits.
A giant sea snail is being closely guarded at Birmingham's National Sea Life Centre.
It can produce rare and valuable pearls
If you want to recession-proof your career, the key is to focus on work that continues even when most people don't have disposable income to spend. So while consumers may not hit the mall as often, you can guarantee that people will continue to get sick, pay taxes and use energy.
With EA's recently released game titled Spore, the internet has been flooded with user-created virtual creatures. The problem is about 90% of all users have the perverted tendency to create only penises.This guy has put together the TOP 10 Spore Creatures That Arenít Weiners.
Did you know that the current US flag was designed by a high school student for a class project? (He got a B, though his teacher changed it to an A after Congress accepted it as the national flag!).
The budget deficit will jump by $246 billion to $407 billion this year, the Congressional Budget Office estimates in a report released Tuesday.
"Over the long run, growing budget deficits and the resulting increases in federal debt would lead to slower economic growth," the agency said.
IT has been a long time since a man's knees were seen in the office but that may be about to change. The "city short" is the hottest tip for this year's men's summer fashion.
Since losing his hair to a serious illness as a young child, Dale Platts and his baseball cap have become inseparable. The New York Yankees hat has not only helped the 13-year-old to cope with the cruel taunts of other children. His school decided it went against its uniform policy.
Police Inspector John Hallam says the explosives were discovered by accident when a worker ruptured the box while moving it.