Ringing in Nowruz with Iranian Classics

Visitors dance, play and feast their way into the Persian New Year at the annual Nowruz celebration at the Smithsonian’s Freer and Sackler museums of Asian art in Washington. The festivities include musical performances by artists like
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To Require Labeling Of Genetically Engineered Food

State Sen. Daylin Leach (D-Montgomery/Delaware) held a press conference to announce the introduction of legislation that would require the labeling of genetically engineered (GE) food in Pennsylvania. If passed, Senate Bill 653 would become the first law of its kind in the United States. It has already received (more...)

Obama Congratulates First Pope from the Americas

Newly elected Pope Francis, shown waving to the crowd from the central balcony of St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, became the 266th pontiff of the Roman Catholic Church March 13. President Obama, on behalf of the American people, immediately offered his warm wishes to the pope, who

Mayor Nutter Statement On Selection Of A New Pope

Mayor Michael A. Nutter released the following statement on the selection of Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio as Pope Francis I: “On behalf of the City of Philadelphia, we are excited that Pope Francis I has been chosen by the College of Cardinals to lead the Roman Catholic Church (more...)

13 New Historic Landmarks Celebrate U.S. Diversity

U.S. officials March 11 announced the designation of 13 new national historic landmarks that recognize a more complete story of America. The new landmarks include an Alabama bridge that was the site of “Bloody Sunday” during the civil rights movement, a 400-year-old historic district showcasing the influence of (more...)

Francis 1 Was Elected to Lead The Church As Pope

Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio was elected to lead the church as pope on 13 March 2013, the second day of the Papal conclave. Now 1.2 billion Catholics all over the world have a new leader,who will be called Pope Francis. He is the first non-European pope in 1200 years. The (more...)

Newly Divorced Females Flock to Sugar Daddy Website

March may be divorce season for traditional relationships, but it is a high-point for “mutually beneficial relationships.” In just three days (March 1-3), the world’s largest Sugar Daddy dating website, SeekingArrangement.com, received 4,884 “Divorced” and 2,981 “Separated” Sugar Baby signups—the largest growth ever for this relationship demographic. Approximately 76 percent (more...)

Don’t Forget To Move A Clock Forward!

March 10 at 2:00 am. local time, the clock is moved forward to 3:00 am. According to timeanddate.com, "the clock moves ahead (= losing one hour) in the spring when DST starts, and falls back one hour (= gaining one hour) when DST ends in the fall. To remember (more...)

Majority Of Women Are Making Bra Boobs

➢ Seven bra faux pas  the revealed for THE FIRST TIME ➢ 4 In 5 UK women wearing the wrong size bra ➢ Lingerie retailer Bravissimo to launch Boob School to help women ti the bra aware. 2013 may be the 100th anniversary of the brassiere, but it appears that the majority of UK women (more...)

Support Grows for Patients with Rare Diseases

There is strength in numbers when it comes to rare diseases, and that fact has led to recognition of Rare Disease Day every February 28 since 2008. The occasion is marked by patient and medical organizations in 2013 under the banner of “Rare Disorders Without Borders.” Rare diseases strike only (more...)

New Poll Shows Support For Marrige Equality Building In Pennsylvania

A newly released Quinnipiac poll has shed new light on Pennsylvanians’ views on marriage equality, said Sen. Daylin Leach (D-Montgomery/Delaware) in a statement released today. That poll, conducted earlier this month, concluded that although Pennsylvania voters are still divided on same-sex marriage, (more...)

Did Anheuser-Busch Watert Down Budweiser And Other Beers?

Beer lovers! Did you hear, that beer consumers across the U.S filed several lawsuits, accusing Anheuser-Busch InBev of watering down so-called "King of Beers" Budweiser and other alcoholic beverages to boost profits, according to the media.Budweiser ranks third in beer sales in the U.S. Lawyers represent consumers in (more...)

Eccentric America: Classic Roadside Attractions

Odd landmarks and attractions can be found all across the United States. Some were originally intended to drum up business, and others reflect the particular interests of their designers. Over time, these curiosities have been embraced as humorous expressions of American eccentricity and individualism. Take a (more...)

Peace Corps Couple Teaches English to Ukrainians

Peace Corps volunteers Steve McCafferty and Mary Beth Phair of Belchertown, Massachusetts, are teaching local community members English-language skills while serving together in Ukraine. McCafferty and Phair teach English to Ukrainians of all ages through formal classes, English club meetings and conversational (more...)

Experts Weigh In On Benefits Of Legalizing Marijuana In Pennsylvania

State Sen. Daylin Leach (D-Montgomery/Delaware) held a news conference at the State Capitol Building to announce the introduction of his bill that would legalize marijuana in Pennsylvania. Leach was joined by a member of the law enforcement community, a physician, and an agriculture expert to (more...)