Today's NewsJoin us for a look at Bing's picture of the day, Happy Tax Day! College Hockey Champ, The World's Oldest Bank, Bing Tuesday, Bing Monday, Passover, Multiple Math Usage, Poets, Happy Tax Time!, Easter, our news sources and always so much more.
You'll also find lots more with our usual searches and ongoing stories along with comics.
BING: Picture of the DayTake a look at the latest picture from Bing http://www.bing.com/?form=MSNBNV
Happy Tax Day!We added to our cartoon/image search. Many people will STILL be sweating over their tax forms today. Some have been for the past several days. Our sympathies are with you. Picture jokes! http://www.bing.com/images/search?q=tax+humor Accountant and tax jokes: http://www.the-jokes.com/short-jokes/tax-jokes.html
And a few more tax jokes
College Hockey ChampIt doesn't happen a lot, but once again the little guy has beaten the big guy. The David of hockey slew Goliath. A college with an enrolment of 2,200 beat a University with an enrollment of 48,000. It is noteworthy. Read about this small school that won the 2014 division 1 College Hockey National Champion. Meet Union College, NY. Now you can List of Champions through the years
The World's Oldest BankWhere do you think you would find the world's oldest, operating bank? We thought this was a fascinating trivia question. Check out The Oldest Bank. If that interests you, here is an article on The history of Banking from Wikipedia.
Bing TuesdayFast Track Guilin videos Guilin City Reed Flute Cave videos Osmanthus fragrans
Bing MondayGaafu Dhaalu Atoll
Surfing in the Maldives
Mapping the area
Passover"Passover begins at sunset Monday, April 14, 2014 (today) and ends at nightfall Tuesday, April 22, 2014."
Multiple Math UsageThe variety of use in writing, art and oh yes, math are a testament to creativity and exploration fibonacci sequence
PoetsNatasha Trethewey 2013-14 Maya Angelou
William Wordsworth It's National Poetry Month! Go ye and read Poetry! Here are the details on National Poetry Month 2014
EasterEaster 2014 then enjoy some of these recipes http://www.delish.com/easter-recipes
News ComparedAccess a few of the most popular news sources from around the world. BBC Today: usually plays smoothly. It runs about 1:30 with the ad: We wonder what changes are coming. For a week we've been getting a notice that the video contains flash photography. Sometimes the audio starts before the video.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/video_and_audio/ MSN today's whole site is set up for quick scanning.
MSN Top Ten: We keep tracking, these URL changes intrigue us. Monday: http://news.msn.com/us/10-things-to-know-today-122 Yahoo GMA: See the video or pictures today and the list of story links. Click the pic upon arrival for that story. : http://gma.yahoo.com/ CNN Newday: We've been watching with interest as CNN revised it's site travel, filing the morning under a second click. We are enjoying the video minute on the home page.
Home page: http://newday.blogs.cnn.com/2014/
CNN "5 things" Archive: http://newday.blogs.cnn.com/category/headlines/5-things-to-know-for-your-new-day/ USA Today: http://www.usatoday.com/rightnow/?q=home USA Today: Five things http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/2014/04/15/five-things-to-know-tuesday/7704463/ NBC News: http://www.nbcnews.com/ NBC Top 6 in "know it all", and it is easy to find: NBC is back to 6 stories today: http://www.nbcnews.com/news/know-it-all/know-it-all-tuesdays-top-stories-nbc-news-n80646
Know it all Search: http://www.nbcnews.com/search/know%20it%20all CBS Video: Eye Opener: The world in 90 seconds.
Links to other videos are usually available.
http://www.cbsnews.com/cbs-this-morning/eye-opener/ Canada 680 in Toronto: This one has ads with a clear schedule and lots of news: http://www.radioguide.fm/internet-radio-canada/680news 680 News site (fun to explore):http://www.680news.com/
Other SportsIt is time to catch up on the other sports activity going on, so here are several searches for the latest news on:
Free Pictures Forever?http://www.nbcnews.com/technology/flag-app-offers-free-photo-prints-forever-how-2D12032010
The ComicsThe Comics change Daily! Sadly the second site does not present as much initial content with the editorial cartoons. http://news.yahoo.com/comics/ http://www.gocomics.com/ USA Today: Editorial Cartoons:
Their success at presenting multiple ad impressions is an editorial cartoon all by itself! One new cartoon is added daily. http://www.usatoday.com/picture-gallery/opinion/cartoons/2012/09/18/daily-editorial-cartoons/1411813/
Our Latest SearchesWith so much going on in the world we thought we'd try a few new searches over hot button issues and international locations that stay in the news from day to day that interest us. We hope they may interest you. Issues Human Rights: http://www.bing.com/search?q=Human+Rights%2C+latest+news Civil Rights: http://www.bing.com/search?q=Civil+Rights%2C+latest+news
Places Syria: http://www.bing.com/search?q=Syria%2C+latest+news Ukraine: http://www.bing.com/search?q=Ukraine%2C+latest+news
Spain: http://www.bing.com/search?q=Spain%2C+latest+news Venezuela: http://www.bing.com/search?q=venezuela+latest+news
OUR SEARCHES AND ONGOING STORIESCatch up on the Ancient World http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/archives/ancient-world/ Play with it! NBC has a cool search: http://www.nbcnews.com/search/ Obamacare We like our one stop news source. They keep it updated. We think it works better than just grabbing stories and we will keep it! This will likely remain a constant news attack point until January's budget talks take front stage, center again: http://www.cbsnews.com/feature/obamacare/ The Supreme Court Current Session Here is a search to keep up with news from John Roberts and the Supremes! http://www.bing.com/search?q=news%2C+Supreme+Court Storms and Earthquakes We created a few weather searches so we - and our readers - could keep up on the latest devastation news happening too often these days around the world. We may play with our search parameters. It doesn't seem to be sorting the stories very well. Typhoons: Edited:
http://www.bing.com/news/search?q=storms%2C+typhoons%2C+latest+news+2014 Hurricanes: Edited:
We do have two older, ongoing projects that need work and they are listed below. Each will be changed over the next year. We will alert you when each is ready. Anyone want to help?