Personal tools
You are here: Home Resources
Search the Web

"The ideas I stand for are not mine. I borrowed them from Socrates. I swiped them from Chesterfield. I stole them from Jesus. And I put them in a book. If you don't like their rules whose would you use?"

—Dale Carnegie (1888-1955) American pioneer in self-improvement


World News From BBC

Facebook earnings beat expectations 
  Wed, 28 Jan 2015 21:40:22 GMT 
    The social network reports fourth-quarter profits of $701m, a 34% increase from the same period a year earlier, buoyed by strong mobile advertising sales.

McDonald's boss steps down 
  Wed, 28 Jan 2015 23:18:51 GMT 
    McDonald's boss Don Thompson steps down after two and a half years in the job, as the company struggles with a declining customer base in its home market.

AI will not kill us, says Microsoft 
  Wed, 28 Jan 2015 14:54:36 GMT 
    The chief of Microsoft's research division says he does not believe artificial intelligence systems are going to wipe out humankind.

Samsung earnings hit by mobile sales 
  Thu, 29 Jan 2015 01:04:01 GMT 
    South Korean tech giant Samsung Electronics reported its first annual earnings decline in three years.

Selma star defends Benedict Cumberbatch 
  Wed, 28 Jan 2015 07:17:02 GMT 
    David Oyelowo, who plays Martin Luther King in Selma, says it's "ridiculous" to attack Benedict Cumberbatch for using the term "coloured" during an interview.

H is for Hawk wins Costa book prize 
  Tue, 27 Jan 2015 23:54:52 GMT 
    Helen Macdonald wins the Costa Book of the Year Award for 2014 for her personal account of trying to train a goshawk after the death of her father.

'Dippy' makes way for blue whale 
  Thu, 29 Jan 2015 00:15:01 GMT 
    London's Natural History Museum is re-modelling its entrance, moving out the famous Diplodocus skeleton and moving in the bones of a blue whale.

Scottish fracking block announced 
  Wed, 28 Jan 2015 17:57:04 GMT 
    The Scottish government announces a block on planned fracking operations, pending the outcome of further inquiries.

Bank chief warns of pandemic threat 
  Wed, 28 Jan 2015 01:42:22 GMT 
    The world is "dangerously unprepared" for future pandemics like the deadly Ebola outbreak, the president of the World Bank warns.

E. coli found in Winnipeg water 
  Wed, 28 Jan 2015 17:14:37 GMT 
    Residents in the Canadian city of Winnipeg have been instructed to boil their drinking water after testing found E. coli and other bacteria in the water supply.

Guinea 1-1 Mali 
  Wed, 28 Jan 2015 21:11:17 GMT 
    Lots will decide whether Mali or Guinea reach the Africa Cup of Nations quarter-finals after they drew 1-1 in Mongomo.

Vallverdu expected Murray reunion 
  Wed, 28 Jan 2015 13:12:27 GMT 
    Andy Murray's former coach Dani Vallverdu says he expected to face the Briton for the first time at the Australian Open.

The village that just got its first fridge 
  Wed, 28 Jan 2015 00:03:18 GMT 
    About a quarter of homes in India have a fridge - for the first time a family in one village near Calcutta has installed one in their house.

The twins of Auschwitz 
  Wed, 28 Jan 2015 00:04:40 GMT 
    On the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz concentration camp, survivors of experiments on twins recall their treatment at the hands of SS doctor Josef Mengele.

Florida cat crawls out of grave 
  Wed, 28 Jan 2015 10:37:01 GMT 
    A cat in Florida who was presumed dead after being run over appears five days later having somehow escaped its grave.
Library Catalog

Advanced Search
Your Account
More Research Help
Have a Question?

Looking for Something?
(Please contact your local library for login information.)
Search the Web