How Housework Can Hurt a Relationship

How Housework Can Hurt a Relationship June 13, 2012 — If a couple doesn’t split household chores fairly, it can add strain — especially for women, a Swedish study shows. But the problem goes beyond the list of chores. It’s not so much about who does what, as it is about equality within the relationship. […]

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Biden Praises Arab Spring on Same Day Egypt Dissolves Its Parliament

(CNSNews.com) – Vice President Joe Biden, speaking at a high school commencement ceremony in Virginia on Thursday, called the Arab Spring a “democratic movement”–on the same day that the Egyptian high court nullified the Islamist majority parliament and the Egyptian military assumed control of the legislature. “The democratic movement that swept across the Middle East,  […]

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Global shares rise on plans for central bank support

By Mike Peacock LONDON (Reuters) – World shares crept higher and the euro hovered near a three-week high on Friday, supported by talk of a global response in the event of turmoil after Sunday’s Greek election, which also prompted investors to square positions. G20 officials told Reuters that major central banks stood ready to stabilize […]

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Get a quad-core 15.6-inch HP laptop for $339.99

The HP Pavilion dv6-6c48us. (Credit: HP) Quick housekeeping note: I’m taking a rare vacation day tomorrow, so this is it until Monday. Have a great weekend, and I’ll see you then! Apple’s new MacBooks are getting lots of attention right now, but it’ll cost you a minimum of $999 to get one. For that kind […]

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Fruit May Help Prevent Diabetic Retinopathy

Fruit May Protect Against Diabetes Eye Problems June 14, 2012 (Philadelphia) — Here’s another reason for people with diabetes to eat plenty of fruit: It may help prevent eye complications that can lead to vision loss. Japanese researchers studied 978 people with diabetes who filled out detailed food questionnaires. They were followed for eight years, […]

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Matthewson, Hubbell, Marichal, Perry Never Did It: Cain Pitches First Perfect Game for Giants

San Francisco Giants pitcher Matt Cain, left, celebrates with catcher Buster Posey, center, and first baseman Brandon Belt after the final out of the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Houston Astros in San Francisco, Wednesday, June 13, 2012. Cain pitched the 22nd perfect game in major league history and first for the […]

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Wall Street Up, Trading Volatile Ahead of Greek Vote

By Ryan Vlastelica NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks rose in a volatile session on Thursday, with investors brushing off a weak read on the labor market as uncertainty ahead of elections in Greece continued to be the overriding factor in equities. Quick market swings were expected to persist ahead of the Sunday elections, which […]

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Get a Pogoplug Series 4 for $49.99

The Pogoplug Series 4. (Credit: Cloud Engines) Cloud Engines’ Pogoplug devices have evolved from basic network-attached-storage tools into full-fledged streaming, backup, and sharing systems. Pretty cool ones, too. Want a state-of-the-art model for a standard-edition price? While supplies last, Best Buy has the Pogoplug Series 4 for $49.99 plus sales tax. That’s half off the list […]

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New Sleeping Pill Suvorexant Works in Early Studies

New Sleep Drug Works in Early Studies June 13, 2012 — A new sleeping pill under study helps insomniacs fall asleep faster and stay asleep longer, according to new research. The medicine, called suvorexant, is not available — it has not yet been submitted to the FDA. Suvorexant works differently than other sleeping pills, says […]

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Tunisian Riots Follow Zawahiri’s Exhortation to Muslims to ‘Rise Up’

Rocks and debris litter a street in Sijouni near Tunis, scene of overnight riots on Tuesday, May 12, 2012. (AP Photo/Amine Landoulsi) (CNSNews.com) – Riots in Tunisia on Monday and Tuesday were attributed to “un-Islamic” art exhibits, but also came just a day after al-Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahari  sent a message urging Tunisian Muslims to […]

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