Month: September 2009

Jennifer Schuett – A Rape Victim Fights Back

On August 10, 1990 Jennifer Schuett was an 8-year-old girl who fell asleep in her own room during a hot summer night. Her mother was a single parent who worked hard to raise a daughter in the small town of Dickinson, Texas. What happened next would change Jennifer’s life forever … and nearly end it. Read More…

Obama’s Unique Gift: A Heart Shaped Potato

On Monday, September 21, 2009, President Barack Obama made an appearance on the Late Show with David Letterman. His visit resulted in a more serious interview than you would usually expect from Letterman, but the two men also found a little time to laugh. Before Obama took the stage, an audience member informed Letterman that Read More…

Social Networks in the News: Facebook Grows & Obama Gets Tweeted

There are dozens of Social Networks available to people all over the world, and two of the most popular are making big news … again. Facebook is in the spotlight for its impressive growth, and Twitter for a message that only had a short lifespan. Facebook has more registered users than some countries have people. Read More…

Happy Labor Day!

On the first Monday in September people all across the United States enjoy a little extra time away from their jobs as we celebrate Labor Day. It’s a great holiday to share with friends and family as we start to say farewell to the summer. The origin of Labor Day goes back to the time Read More…

How Jaycee Dugard Became Free

By now we’ve all heard the chilling tale about Jaycee Dugard being kidnapped at the age of 11 and held captive for 18 years. During that time her alleged captor, Phillip Garrido, fathered two girls with Dugard and forced her and their children to live in a hidden section of his backyard. Two Berkeley police Read More…