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Westboro Baptist Church Will Picket Betty Ford’s Funeral
The Westboro Baptist Church is at it again. The fundamentalist and anti-gay group has announced it will picket the funeral of former first lady Betty Ford, who died last week, because she got divorced before marrying the man who would later become President Gerald Ford. This, the group says, made he…
Restaurant Causes Uproar By Banning Kids Under Age Six
McDain’s Restaurant, in suburban Pittsburgh, isn’t what you would call a kid-friendly establishment. The eatery has instituted a new policy banning children younger than six beginning this coming Sunday. McDain’s owner Mike Vuick sent an email to customers, explaining the new ru…
Study Finds Webpages are Read By People in an F-Shaped Pattern
A new study by usability expert Jakob Nielsen reveals that when webpages are read, we read and scan the text in an F-shape. Using eyetracking software, he found the first paragraph gets the most attention, making the top horizontal line of the F. The next paragraph only gets half the attention of th…
This Day in History for July 8
Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history: 1776 – The first public reading of the Declaration of Independence happens in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, after which the Liberty Bell is rung (More info) 1777 – Vermont becomes the first colony to …

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