Tokyo hosted the Olympics, Martin Luther King won the Nobel Peace Prize,' My Fair Lady' picked up seven Oscars and Beatle mania was at its height. It was also the year that the first driving test was carried out in ...
A new device which lets doctors monitor a patient's heart problems through email will be launched next week. The new electrocardiogram (ECG) monitor made by Aerotel records the electrical activity of the heart and uses mobile phone data to ...
The US Museum of Tolerance has bought a 1937 letter written by Bertrand Russell in which the Nobel Prize-winning philosopher says if the Nazi army invades his native England the British should invite Adolf Hitler to dinner rather than fight ...
CAIRO - More than 40 women on their way to Gaza as part of a delegation for World Women’s Day were staging a sit-in in Cairo International Airport after being refused entry into Egypt since Tuesday, airport officials and activists ... FULL ARTICLE AT Arkansas Online
Our nation has been to the moon and back, conquered polio and measles, invented computers and many other marvels of science and technology, but one problem still plagues us. Why can't we do something about patching those infernal road ... FULL ARTICLE AT The Morning Call
Calling the latest battle over the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s possessions a "spiritually violent" moment in her family's history, the civil rights icon's sole surviving daughter said Thursday she already had won the "moral high ground ... FULL ARTICLE AT CNN
The forgotten saint of the anti-apartheid movement, her legacy to liberalism was to abandon the armchair We can all be brave in a crowd. The truly brave are brave alone. Next month we celebrate the 20th anniversary in 1994 of ... FULL ARTICLE AT The Observer
ATLANTA (Reuters) - Martin Luther King Jr.'s daughter said Thursday she will comply with a judge's order to turn over the late civil rights leader's Nobel Peace Prize medal and personal Bible, and urged her two brothers to ... FULL ARTICLE AT Reuters
ATLANTA (AP) — The daughter of Martin Luther King Jr. on Thursday urged her brothers to search their consciences and reconsider their plan to sell the civil rights icon's Bible and Nobel Peace Prize. FULL ARTICLE AT Boston.com
Amazon’s Whispersync technology is worthy of a Nobel Peace Prize — at least in the Twilight Zone — writes MarketWatch editor Jeremy Olshan. Find that story and more, in today’s Personal Finance Daily. FULL ARTICLE AT MarketWatch
It would appear the Norwegian Nobel Institute is starting to lose it. Just a few years after President Obama won the Peace Prize (while mired in overseas wars), the director of the prestigious entity announced today that Russian President Vladimir ...FULL ARTICLE AT Zero Hedge
The Nobel Prizes (Swedish: sing., Nobelpriset; pl., Nobelprisen, Norwegian: Nobelprisen) are annual international awards bestowed by Scandinavian committees in recognition of cultural and scientific advances. They were established in 1895 by the Swedish chemist Alfred Nobel, the inventor of dynamite. The prizes in Physics, Chemistry, Physiology or Medicine, Literature, and Peace were first awarded... Full
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