Not scared enough by global recession, terrorism, peanut butter, or nuclear war? Death from the Skies by Philip Plait will give you many new reasons to fear, every time you look up.
Plait covers topics such as asteroid impacts, solar flares, nearby supernovae, gamma ray bursts, black holes, and aliens. He concludes with inevitable scenarios; how the Sun will die, and the cold quiet that will end the Universe.
Doesn't it seem as if partisan bickering dominates politics and government these days? Are we so caught up in red state/blue state, liberal vs. conservative that perhaps we have lost sight of what is really important?
It's not quite as cold outside, but it still isn't a tropical paradise. If you wish you could escape the snow and slush, but can't afford a plane ticket, look on our new bookmark for a romance set on beaches, islands, and other hot spots.
If you know of a paintball field location or Website that is worth noting, leave a response so that others will know about it.
Leaving a comment saying "I'd like to play sometime" will also hopefully connect people with other locals who have this interest.
Parents – are you mystified by MySpace? Unsure of all the hype surrounding social networking?
Marley, the lovable Labrador who inspired a best-selling book and a hit movie, now comes to us in a format for beginning readers. Marley & Me: Meet Marley and Marley & Me: Marley to the Rescue follow the escapades of Marley, who just can’t seem to stay out of trouble. If you love dogs, you'll definitely love reading about Marley's crazy adventures.
Caldecott medal - The House in the Night by Susan Marie Swanson
Newbery medal - The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman
Coretta Scott King award - The Blacker the Berry by Joyce Carol Thomas
by Jim Rasenberger
A breathtaking ride through the highs and lows of one spectacular, pivotal year in American history.
by Curtis Sittenfeld
On what might become one of the most significant days in her husband’s presidency, Alice Blackwell considers the strange and unlikely path that has led her to the White House–and the repercussions of a life lived, as she puts it, “almost in opposition to itself.” A kind, bookish only child born in the 1940s, Alice learned the virtues of politeness early on from her stolid parents and small Wisconsin hometown. But a tragic accident when she was seventeen shattered her identity and made her understand the fragility of life and the tenuousness of luck.
Book of Lies
by Brad Meltzer
In Chapter Four of the Bible, Cain kills Abel. It is the world's most famous murder. But the Bible is silent about one key detail: the weapon Cain used to kill his brother. That weapon is still lost to history. In 1932, Mitchell Siegel was killed by three gunshots to his chest. While mourning, his son dreamed of a bulletproof man and created the world's greatest hero: Superman. And like Cain's murder weapon, the gun used in this unsolved murder has never been found. Until now.
It's the best in the Eastern Division against the Western in the 2009 NHL All-Star Game this Sunday January 25th in Montreal. Find out who the superstars are in the league with the current edition of HockeyNow!