Did Obama know date of Mandela’s death was June 26, 2013?
By Judi McLeod Tuesday, December 10, 2013
President Barack Obama may have already known the real date of Nelson Mandela’s death and studiously planned funeral when he made his June 2013 African trip—and was even able to take the photo he would later Tweet on the day of Mandela’s officially announced death while he was still in South Africa.More...
Global-warming ‘proof’ is evaporating
By BFP Staff Thursday, December 5, 2013
By Michael Fumento
The 2013 hurricane season just ended as one of the five quietest years since 1960. But don’t expect anyone who pointed to last year’s hurricanes as “proof” of the need to act against global warming to apologize; the warmists don’t work that way.More...
Do Toronto City Councillors Care About Drinking and Driving?
By BFP Staff Monday, November 18, 2013
By Arthur Weinreb
November 14 was quite a day at City Hall, even considering most days are now filled with sex, drugs, accusations and admissions and denials. The day saw Mayor Rob Ford not only deny the allegation he said “I want to eat your p***y”, to a former female staffer, but he then added he would never do that because he gets enough to eat at home.
What is HydroNano Gas?
By BFP Staff Wednesday, November 13, 2013
By Bill Meier
The water that we all take for granted exhibits fascinating properties depending on how you affect it. Water freezes, evaporates and conducts electricity / sound. Water contains 2 basic elements, Hydrogen and Oxygen. These 2 basic elements can be split, divided and utilized.
The message was delivered, but was it received?
By Doug Hagmann Monday, October 21, 2013
Following the vote to suspend the debt ceiling last Wednesday night, 48 year-old Dianne Reidy, a floor stenographer for the U.S. House of Representatives for the last 8 years, surprised everyone when she briefly but unexpectedly took over the microphone on the House floor at about 10:00 pm.More...
Financial Football Brought Policymakers and Youth together in Bogotá
By BFP Staff Saturday, October 12, 2013
by: Matilda Kristoffersson
BOGOTÁ, COLOMBIA – Financial Football was one of the items on the agenda as the first day of the Fourth Latin American Congress of Financial Education by FELABAN /Second CYFI Regional Meeting for the Americas and the Caribbean took off. Leaders and policymakers from a variety of sectors got together to share innovations, ideas and collaborate on financial education and inclusion for children and youth. Some of the topics discussed where how to promote responsible consumption and sustainability for the next generation.
Triangle in Anapoima Mandarino Tree Parrot Soap Opera of All Time!
By Judi McLeod Sunday, May 31, 2009
Step aside, Julio Iglesias and all you other romantic Latino singers, Paco the Parrot is here.
Bogota Free Planet (BFP) promised they would record for CFP the Parrots of Anapoima belting out the haunting refrain from the song “Cucurrucucu Paloma”, and that’s just what they did.Colombia gets 7 gold medals in one day
By Jorge Luis Pardo Friday, October 28, 2011
October 26 is a day to remember for Colombia: 7 gold medals in one day at the Pan American Games in Guadalajara. Athletics, skating, weightlifting and gymnastics are the winners.
Vitamin C: If It’s Good For Gorillas Why Not Us
By Dr. Gifford Jones Thursday, October 21, 2010
Are you headed for a heart attack because of “marginal scurvy”, a condition resulting from a lack of vitamin C? Moreover, if vitamin C is sound medicine for gorillas, why isn’t it good for us? And in the 16th century, why did the ship’s cat survive long sea voyages when its sailors died from scurvy?
Today, we know that sailors of old, lacking vitamin C, died of this preventable disease. A shortage of fresh fruit in their diet resulted in degeneration of blood vessels, hemorrhage and death.
Networked Devices Spread Your Photos, Music Around
By Jim Bray Thursday, December 16, 2010
Media servers are becoming popular in this age of wireless home networks, delivering audio and video content from a computer or the Internet to whatever device you may want to use, within reason.
I usually use such devices to stream music, because most of the videos I watch are on Blu-ray and no matter how much hype you hear about downloads taking over, there are still bandwidth and file compatibility issues. I admit reluctantly to accessing YouTube and its ilk for some casual viewing sometimes, but media servers are increasingly playing back music in other rooms of my house.