|"A giant yellow rubber duck floating on Nanming River in China's south-west Guizhou Province has reportedly been swept away by floodwaters just months after it exploded on display in Taiwan.....The duck has been on tour since 2007, popping up in cities including Sydney, Sao Paulo and Baku as a way of bringing people together."
|The Israelis and Palestinians are at it again, brought together in a conflict that as usual seems to put the body count at something like 20-30-40 or more Palestinians killed for each Israeli. On public television the other night, a long-time negotiator said neither side really wants peace because peace would involve self-sacrifices neither is willing to make.
"MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Move over, pot brownies.
The proliferation of marijuana edibles for both medical and recreational purposes is giving rise to a cottage industry of baked goods, candies, infused oils, cookbooks and classes that promises a slow burn as more states legalize the practice and awareness spreads about the best ways to deliver the drug."