Today's NewsJoin us for a look at Bing's picture. DST! International Women's Day, Women's History Month, Lent, Weekend News Compared, and always so much more.
You'll also find: The usual old searches and ongoing stories along with comics.
BING: Picture of the DayToday click and find out what Bing's picture of the day is. We check this feature daily and continue to be impressed with the beauty and the oddities found around the world. Take a look. http://www.bing.com/?form=MSNBNV
International Women's DayMarch 8 is designated as International Women's Day. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/International_Women%27s_Day International Women's Year is where it began http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/International_Women%27s_Year
DSTDaylight Saving Time Returns to the stage tomorrow morning. Snooze and you LOSE an hour as we Spring Ahead!
Women's History MonthMarch is Women's History Month. This is Her story. http://womenshistorymonth.gov/ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Women%27s_History_Month
Woman as Goddess:http://www.bing.com/search?q=woman+as+goddess
Women in Slavery in Greece: This is simple and readable. The second section within this page link focuses on women.
http://www.crystalinks.com/greekslavery.html Sexual Slavery: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sexual_slavery Civil Rights Search: http://www.bing.com/search?q=the beginning of women's rights
Best single source for Civil Rights: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Women%27s_rights
LentLent began on Wednesday, March 5, 2014 and ends on Saturday, April 19, 2014. Our lentan search: http://www.bing.com/search?q=Lent
Weekend News ComparedAccess some of the most popular news sites from around the world. BBC Today runs about 1:30 with the ad: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/video_and_audio/ MSN today's whole site is set up for quick scanning.
This weeks things to know: http://news.msn.com/world/10-things-to-know-this-weeks-takeaways-20 Yahoo GMA: Click the pic upon arrival for the story: http://gma.yahoo.com/ USA Today: http://www.usatoday.com/rightnow/?q=home USA Weekend:http://www.usatoday.com/topic/3a4bf298-bf54-4309-a8d8-04b38f011bbc/usa-weekend/ 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/ The Onion: We think of it as False News for a Faulty world! This is a perfect weekend link.
Tax ScamsIn The US Identity theft has scammers filing your taxes! http://www.usatoday.com/story/money/id-theft-tax-returns/5904643/ This video shows Canadian scammers who want to intimidate you to pay them in one hour! http://www.680news.com/2014/02/28/scammers-impersonate-canadian-revenue-agency-to-bilk-victims/
Top 50 Living Actors of 2014While we seriously doubted we would look at this every week, we are! The articles are well written and offer a wealth of information! Matthew McConaughey is #45. Great job Yahoo! We went also went searching for a 2013 list. We found several lists but didn't like their focus. Most had to do with money. http://movies.yahoo.com/blogs/movie-news/the-50-greatest-actors-alive--the-complete-list-230844756.html We did find: http://www.thebest100lists.com/best100actors/ which seems to be an ongoing list vote. This site has lots of ads, but is interesting.
Rio Carnival 2014 in BrazilWe changed to pictures for our search. The photos are fun and beautiful. Here is our quick search
Mardis GrasWe changed to pictures for our search. March 4 was Fat Tuesday. Here is our image search for Mardis Gras 2014. Search: http://www.bing.com/images/search?q=mardid+gras+2014+pictures
Tax Humor SearchWorth a look! http://www.bing.com/images/search?q=tax+humor
Our New 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
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 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 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?