Almost two-thirds of Americans do not know the basics of the American government, or the branches of government and how it works according to a new study.  Increasingly, more Americans seem to have skipped civics class in high school, much less high forms of education about how the government...
In a private ceremony in Texas, Matthew McConaughey and Camila Alves were married Saturday. The couple had been seeing each other for six years and had two children. People Magazine is reporting the Camila will take McConaughey's last name to become Camila McConaughey. Family and friends attended the wedding, including the...
Actor Larry Hagman has died at the age of 81. Hagman was most known for his roles in the TV show Dallas and in I Dream Of Jeanie. Hagman played the role of Capt. Tony Nelson from 1965-1970 in the TV comedy I Dream Of Jeanie before going on to...
http://www.thefloridanewsjournal.com/A Japanese manufacturer, Triumph, has developed an "Ice Bra" meant to help female residents cope with Japan's hot summers and still save electricity. The new bra contains pre-packed ice packets molded into the shape of the bra and is meant to provide a comfortable alternative and to keep cool while...
The Detroit Metropolitan Airport has been reopened after a bomb scare earlier Monday morning forced the north terminal to be evacuated. The scare started after TSA agents noticed something suspicious in a passengers carry-on bag and began to clear the area while the bomb squad was brought in to investigate...
The Customs and Border Patrol briefly detained two Seattle men after discovering illegal candy in their possession while crossing into the United States. Brandon Loo and Christopher Sweeney were detained for about two hours by CBP at the U.S./Canadian border as they were re-entering the United States for illegally transporting...
Washington, D.C.- House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi was the last to name her appointments to the Congressional debt Super Committee, but she has now, and so the whole 12 member roster is out. This is the committee which is tasked with finding at least $1.2 trillion in deficit reduction measures...
Orlando, FL In a recent research study by the University of Central Florida, UCF, and the Air Force Reseach Laboratory, it was found that Google Glass users are just as likely to have an accident as drivers using their smartphones. In the test, which was conducted by Ben Sawyer at UCF,...
San Francisco, CA Google’s Android OS has reached 84.7% of global market share compared to Apple’s iPhone with just 11.7% of the same market. Leading the Android global growth is the $200 price ranged phones. Apple, however still retains the top spot for premium smartphones compared to Samsung’s Galaxy in...
NASA released this picture of Earth taken on January 1, 2014, looking tranquil and rotating smoothly, despite the world having possibly ended a little more than a year ago on December 23, 2012, as American's interpreted the Mayan calendar. Thanks to NASA for this great shot! Related Florida news here