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In School In Germany: The German School System
As we talked a bit about the American education system briefly in the last entry, this entry will focus on Germanys education system in general, comparing it to the American counterpart, and ...
3/4/14 at 3:12 PM In School in Germany: Overture 2/28/14 at 4:39 AM
Christmas Market Tour 2013: Berlin Potsdamer Platz 1/6/14 at 9:50 AM
The Oldest Bridge Book
Question for the Forum: Here is an interesting question for you readers to start off with: What was the oldest known bridge book you have ever read? When was it written and what was the title? Do...
2/20/14 at 11:59 AM Red Bridge as a Romantic Pedestrian Crossing 2/16/14 at 10:34 AM
Bailey Truss Bridge in Kentucky Closed- Interest in Purchase? 1/22/14 at 3:51 PM
German Town Gets Rid of Stop Signs. Accidents Drop, Traffic Clears Up
November 17, 2013 It's a concept called Shared Space. Sidewalks are removed to mimic a plaza with lines drawn to let people know where to walk. Traffic lights/signs are removed, and the only rules fo...
11/18/13 at 8:52 AM
UND Ph.D. student Richard Cochran attends prestigious gathering of chemistry Nobel Laureates, researchers in Germany
By Kate Menzies, University & Public Affairs student writer University of North DakotaPh.D. candidate Richard Cochran is mastering the chemistry of success. A Denver, Colo., native andpreside...
7/19/13 at 8:14 AM UND space scientist helps NASA probe solar system history 5/10/12 at 12:28 PM
An asparagus anniversary
A year ago, Hubby Bryan and I were preparing for our trip to Germany to see exchange sister Heidi in Munich and other good friends in Worthingtons sister city of Crailsheim. I was debating the weather...
4/5/13 at 11:56 AM Twisted treats 5/10/12 at 5:27 AM
The Crailsheim Connection 5/1/12 at 5:32 AM
Religious Circumcision for Males is Physical Abuse
A regional court in Germany has just ruled that circumcision for religious reasons is abuse and that faith communities that practice this on infants must now wait until the boy is old enough to decide...
6/28/12 at 1:07 PM
Farming with BOOM and Obvious Spies Spying Obviously
Do you think farming needs more BOOM in it? If so, this marvelous little DuPont booklet on farming with dynamite may be for you! I don't think Farmville has a "dynamite" option yet, but I stopped pl...
8/16/11 at 5:00 AM
K-9 yes, but vultures?
Working police dogs, or K-9 units, can be found in just about any city of decent size these days. But this story caught my eye for its oddity, and certainly for its imagination. It seems a threesome ...
6/20/11 at 5:30 AM
Former BSU hockey player Lowe looks to continue career in Germany
Former Bemidji State hockey player Ian Lowe will look to continue his hockey career in Germany next season. Lowe agreed to terms on a tryout contract for the upcoming season with Lausitzer Fchse. I...
5/13/11 at 7:36 PM
*Sadly, two of the great TV parents left us this week. June Cleaver and Mr. Cunningham. June always wore a very nice dress as a stay-at-home mom. She had a very "sly" sense of humor and she could alwa...
10/21/10 at 9:28 AM More Breaking News! 4/28/10 at 5:22 PM
By George, heâ€™s jumping!
George McGovern turns 88 today. That's a remarkable age. But what's even more remarkable is how the former South Dakota congressman (1957-61) and senator (1963-81) will mark his birthday. He's jumping...
7/18/10 at 11:17 PM
Germany 2, U.S. 1, OT
A Friday release from USA Hockey on a 2-1 loss to Germany to open the 2010 World Championships: GELSENKIRCHEN, Germany - Ryan Carter (White Bear Lake, Minn./Anaheim Ducks/Min...
5/7/10 at 11:15 AM
Boris Said Interview
Boris doing an interview on Trackside on Speed Channel on Friday night. He said the most crazy and wild race track he has been on and won is located in Germany, built by Adolf Hitler in the 1930's. Tr...
8/9/09 at 3:53 PM Abortion Is Killing ? 6/16/09 at 5:21 PM