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$200K Donated Overnight for Soldier Killed Fighting ISIS

$200K Donated Overnight for Soldier Killed Fighting ISIS

It’s a familiar story; a soldier is killed while he is fighting overseas, leaving his wife and children behind without a father. And in the case of Special Forces Sergeant Mark De Alencar, he was no ordinary father either. style=”display:inline-block;width:300px;height:250px” data-ad-client=”ca-pub-8420654331411867″ data-ad-slot=”1313712966″> This past weekend, Alencar was killed while fighting against ISIS in Afghanistan. During […]

A warp in space-time just gave us four views of one exploding star

A warp in space-time just gave us four views of one exploding star

Astronomers catch a galaxy magnifying and splitting the light from a supernova ESA/Hubble, NASA Like a lens, a galaxy (center, blue) passing in front of a supernova has split its light into four images (yellow/orange), and magnified its intensity by 52 times. Although the night sky often seems so peaceful and still, a closer look […]

Utah Legalizes Lemonade Stands and Other Businesses Run by Kids

Utah Legalizes Lemonade Stands and Other Businesses Run by Kids

Lemonade stands have always been a classic example of youngsters exercising their entrepreneurial spirit – and now, thanks to a new piece of legislations, kids in Utah will no longer have to worry about their operations being shut down by the cops. SB 81, a law that was signed by the Gov. Gary Herbert on […]

12-Year-old Girl Outsmarts Carjacker and Saves Little Sister

12-Year-old Girl Outsmarts Carjacker and Saves Little Sister

A 12-year-old girl may not seem like much of a match for an adult carjacker – but that wasn’t the case for Maddie Weiler. Maddie and her 7-year-old sister Molly were on the way to the Busch Gardens theme park in Virginia on Saturday when they witnessed a car accident happen right in front of […]

Rick Steves Sacrifices Nest Egg to House Dozens of Homeless Women and Kids

Rick Steves Sacrifices Nest Egg to House Dozens of Homeless Women and Kids

Travel guide guru Rick Steves just gave a $4 million apartment complex to homeless women and kids who need housing. Steves realized, early on, the importance of affordable housing, during his travel adventures (how else?) as a young man in Europe. style=”display:inline-block;width:300px;height:250px” data-ad-client=”ca-pub-8420654331411867″ data-ad-slot=”1313712966″> He described his personal backpacking trip as “Europe Through the Gutter,” […]

Part Two: What Can Be Done to Fix It? Actions every parent can immediately take to salvage their child’s education

Part Two:  What Can Be Done to Fix It? Actions every parent can immediately take to salvage their child’s education

By Paul D. White CitizensJournal.us concludes its special series on the troubled state of public education, and the excellent alternatives available to parents “Is It Time for YOUR Child to Drop Out of (traditional) School? In this second installment of the Citizens Journal series on fixing our public schools, CJ continues its interview with local school reformer […]

Sierra Snowpack Bigger Than Last Four Years Combined: NASA

Sierra Snowpack Bigger Than Last Four Years Combined: NASA

New NASA data show that snowpack in the Tuolumne River Basin in California’s Sierra Nevada — a major source of water for San Francisco and California’s Central Valley — is currently larger than the four previous years of snowpack combined. NASA’s Airborne Snow Observatory (ASO) measured the Tuolumne Basin snowpack on April 1, a critical […]

Health Benefits Of Warm Lemon Water

Health Benefits Of Warm Lemon Water

It might seem silly that a concoction made of just lemon and water could be a health trend, but many are raving about the benefits of the beverage. What exactly are they? This infographic from Fix.com tackles that question in this new post explaining the benefits and history of drinking lemon water. Read: Why Eggs […]

Part One:  How Bad Is It? Uncovering the truth about what’s going on in our schools.

Part One:  How Bad Is It? Uncovering the truth about what’s going on in our schools.

By Paul D. White This is part one of an interview Citizens Journal conducted with local education veteran Paul White.   He provided the answers along with links to support his answers.  Mr. White is director of the Stronghold Institute and a Co-Director www.USA-Focus.org, a nonpartisan, non-profit foundation dedicated to providing facts and insightful solutions about key […]

Credit card debt enslaving the American consumer

Credit card debt enslaving the American consumer

The Federal Reserve released data earlier this month showing that Americans owe more than $1 trillion in debt on their credit cards, up 6.2 percent from a year ago. And headlines from various media outlets suggest rising interest rates are to blame. Not so. Not really. Note to consumers: Quit signing up for slavery. Stop […]