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Our Bing Daily Featurehttp://www.bing.com/?form=MSNBNV A close up of a moth is the screenie. The first click takes us to the saturniidae moth page. The seconf click takes us to the moth's home in pictures. We can visit Yasuni National Park in Ecuador. Our final click is full of videos explaining why bugs are attracted to light.
Nobel Prize WeekThe Nobel Prizes are being announced this week at http://www.nobelprize.org/. For past years or lists of the many laureates, by category or year, this page is your starter:http://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/lists/year/?year=2015. The first prize was announced Monday. We will follow the continuing stories on each prize at BING.
Baseball: The PlayoffsThe 2015 baseball season wild cards are determined. Playoffs began Tuesday with the4 first wild card game. Houston Astros are in, the Yankees are out. The American League has secured home field advantage for the World Series with the All Star win. For the playoffs in a more visual format, see the Postseason Picture. This next search is the MLB links. The standings in each grouping are the easiest browse, and now represent the history of the season.
Catalan Independence?The election in Catalonia represented a referendum on Catalonia Independence. The denials from Spain continue as the Spanish spin it as a failure. The Catalans call it a success. Once again talks are promised. If real talks happen the world will be surprised. There will be more. The Catalonia independence movement and two more sources have the information: Catalonia v Spain Independence and http://www.catalannewsagency.com/ to our frequent checking. It does appear to be updated daily.
FootballESPN NFL: http://scores.espn.go.com/nfl/scoreboard ESPN College: http://espn.go.com/college-football/scoreboard FOX NFL: http://www.foxsports.com/nfl/scores FOX College: http://www.foxsports.com/college-football/scores NFL Home: http://www.nfl.com/scores Too many ads remove CBS Sports from our list for checking NCAA: Football scores. They do clearly list all televised games. We'll keep it for that reason alone.http://www.cbssports.com/collegefootball/scoreboard
Best New Movie PromoBING will be following the journey in the movie The Martian. This should be worth looking at over the next week or two. Video clips are included.
Presidential PoliticsBing gathers the candidates and news in one URL: http://www.bing.com/search?q=presidential+candidates+2016&go=Submit+Query&qs=bs&form=QBRE
IranThe UN and other governments are still dancing around State sponsored terrorism. The latest news on Iran.
Boo Bear has a Bad DaySpread the word. Tell your friends that the free Smashwords version of Boo Bear has a Bad Day is now available and shipping to the different e-tailers and could be in your favorite ebook store right now. You will always find it at Smashwords at the link below. Now approved for the Smashwords Premium Catalog, our illustrated edition to read to children of Boo Bear has a Bad Day is located at https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/574130 As always, reviews would be appreciated!
The AnnouncementThe Election is available with the release of the first book in the new series: The Announcement. This is a political adventure series on elections with strange twists and a few unbelievable events. Conspiracies will begin to break through in the second volume. Stay tuned! You can get your free copy of the first volume at https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/531747
Grab our Books Now!Give away our books for any holiday, or just because you can. FREE is the best price in the world. Introduce your friends to these free books! Boo Bear has a Bad Day, an illustrated book for children, is located at https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/574130 The Announcement is an action adventure conspiracy. You can get your free copy of the first volume in The Election series at https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/531747 The FREE, nonfiction book, Having Fun Reading Aloud, shows how anyone can build skills and help others by reading aloud to yourself and to others. The focus is building relationships and having fun. Grab your free copy at https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/491704
Eyes on the World is a Sci-fi/adventure series. Volume 1 is Free on Smashwords
Get in the know! Grab it NOW! Become part of this adventure. Go to Smashwords: Eyes on the World (https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/450335) You can also contribute to the author's retirement and actually pay for the book for $.99 cents on Amazon! Eyes on the World is always available at Amazon.com for .99 cents.
Weekend Anytime NewsThese weekend additions are now part of our daily list of links, and will expand. They are available whenever you have a weekend. USA Weekend: http://www.usatoday.com/experience/weekend/ The Onion: We think of it as False News for a Faulty world! This is a perfect weekend link, although new editions are kicked out, squalling, from the publisher's womb every Wednesday.
http://www.theonion.com/ Music Page I've gone through every link and updated my page. http://cvnweekly.50megs.com/000/jdb/2015/musicpage.html It's good for a while! October 14, 2014 debuted My fourth, earlier version of a music videos page. Here is a Bing search for music, just type in a name after the word videos to see what you can find. Spicy Cooking Bing has a new form on spicy recipes that we have added. The Comics The Comics change Daily! Sadly the editorial cartoon site does not present as much initial content with the editorial cartoons, but there are a variety available. 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/ Archives USA Today Search: http://www.usatoday.com/search/top%205/ CNN "5 things" Archive: http://newday.blogs.cnn.com/category/headlines/5-things-to-know-for-your-new-day/ NBC Top (5-7) in "know it all", and it is easy to find: Know it all Search (Great Archive): http://www.nbcnews.com/search/know%20it%20all
Our 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 have been surprised that our sources bring us so little international news from Central and South America. We will look for additional sources in our searches. 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 The Catalonia independence movement search is pretty silent. We're adding two more sources: Catalonia Spain Independence and http://www.catalannewsagency.com/ to our daily checking. It does appear to be updated daily. Hong Kong Protests
American protests in the news. Catch up on the Ancient World http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/archives/ancient-world/
Publications InformationUS customers can get our ebooks free at Smashwords.com. Having fun Reading Aloud Pick up your free copy at https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/491704 Eyes on the World is free on Smashwords. You only have to click the link and follow directions! Read the blog for daily updates. The book, Eyes on the World is also available at Amazon for $.99. Follow his journey on the Pondering and Piddling blog.
The Supreme Court Current SessionThe Supremes continue with deliberations and announcements. The calendar shows their schedule. Fridays are conference days. There is a wealth of information on the website. Past decisions, in pdf files, can be read in adobe reader files downloaded from http://www.supremecourt.gov/. Keep up with the latest news from John Roberts and the Supremes!
Here is our search: http://www.bing.com/search?q=Supreme+Court+Latest+News We still like this blog and site! we'll check it throughout this session:http://blog.constitutioncenter.org/
ObamacareWe 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 an off and on again news attack point. http://www.cbsnews.com/feature/obamacare/
We do have two older, ongoing projects that need work and they are listed below. Each will be changed over the next year, or the next, etc. No volunteers have offered to help, sadly. We will alert you when each is ready. Anyone want to help?