Latest P-adic number Stories

2008-10-01 03:00:13

By Vaira, Douglas Discover why this year's NRPA Congress & Exposition keynoter believes it's high time to remove environmental issues from the back burner-and what he plans to do about it.

2008-09-27 15:00:22

By Carrie Rickey While I've never read a Nicholas Sparks novel, in the films made from his books, his characters inevitably experience The Big Contradiction. Namely, that love is fleeting - and it is eternal.

2008-09-23 12:00:36

By Mark Williamson WITH the banking sector and capital markets in turmoil many may have felt that the cut-price sale of Halifax Bank of Scotland to an English bidder was a price worth paying for the prospect of some stability returning to the market.

2008-09-23 06:00:25

By Lynn O'Shaughnessy Before he retired, Vin Feudo could buy just about any toy he desired. For years, Feudo, a college professor, tooled around suburban Augusta, Ga., in a sports car, but his real passion was sports memorabilia.

2008-09-11 06:00:00

By Nancy Mitchell Jaime Aquino leaves Denver Public Schools today after a three- year stint as the chief academic officer who oversaw record gains in student achievement.

2008-09-05 12:00:39

I SHARE Ian Hamilton's concerns about care homes (Letters, August 30). We visit two people in such care and they are well looked after but, like Mr Hamilton, I would prefer not to end my days in one. Indeed, some Americans pejoratively call such care warehousing.

2008-08-04 12:01:29

It seems Americans have adopted an "if you can't beat 'em, join 'em" approach to the raging obesity epidemic. According to a new study, pretty much everyone in the country who can lift a fork will be overweight or obese within the next two decades.

2008-07-25 00:00:32

By Bill Drummond He founded one of the Eighties' most anarchic bands, and famously burnt Pounds 1m in cash. But Bill Drummond's latest scheme is truly ground-breaking, as his diaries reveal... This is about a choir... A choir that has existed inside my head for almost a score of years.

2008-07-24 18:00:35

By Herschel Freeman At their monthly public meetings, members of the Germantown Board of Mayor and Aldermen have instituted some unusual rules.

2008-07-08 06:00:36

TALK/TOUR: Ephrata Community Hospital's Family Maternity Unit will offer a Talk and Tour for expecting parents from 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 9, at the hospital, 169 Martin Ave., Ephrata. Ask questions, tour the maternity services area and meet the staff.

Word of the Day
  • A hairdresser.
The word 'friseur' comes from French friseur, from friser ("to curl, frizz").