November 2014


Sir Bob Geldof at Sarm Studios in London, England on November 14, 2014, for the recording of the latest Band Aid Single in aid of the Ebola crisis. (Photo by James Warren/PictureGroup)
Nov 28 2014

Band Aid Solution for Ebola

How do you raise $1.7 million dollars in five minutes? With a good song, a big heart and a little help from your friends. Just ask Sir Bob Geldof. He organized Band Aid 30, a record-breaking fundraiser to stop the spread of Ebola. The Irish rocker…


This image from Rosetta’s camera shows the Philae lander on November 12, 2014 . (AP Photo/ESA,File)
Nov 21 2014

Where No One Has Gone Before

Ten years ago, the European Space Agency (ESA) launched a spacecraft called Rosetta. Its mission? To chase and catch a comet. To drop a probe on its surface. And maybe, to learn how life and our solar system began. Comets are the left-over building blocks of our solar…


First Lady Michelle Obama, center, with Elmo, left, and Rosita, right, as they help promote eating fresh fruit and vegetables to kids on October 30, 2013. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
Nov 14 2014

Happy Birthday, Sesame Street

“Sunny day, sweeping the clouds away…” The first kids strolled down Sesame Street on November 10, 1969. Who knew the show would still be on the air 45 years later? Carole Spinney sure didn’t. He has played Big Bird and Oscar since Day 1…


Nov 07 2014

Sitting is the New Smoking

Want to live longer? Don’t just sit there. Stand up. Move around. The human body was made to move. When we don’t, our heart clogs up. Our metabolism shuts down. Our back gets sore, our joints rust up and our muscles get weak. Even our brain slows down…