UPI Almanac for Tuesday, May 26, 2015

A deadly cyclone, airliners crash, Sotomayor chosen for U.S. Supreme Court, Modi becomes India’s PM … on this date in history. Today is Tuesday, May 26, the 146th day of 2015 with 219 to follow. The moon is waxing. Morning stars are Neptune and Uranus. Evening stars are Jupiter Mars, …

Quote of the Day

“She can’t find a full-time job. She’s waiting, waiting, waiting, waiting, waiting for an interview right now.” ~MELODY GLENN, on her 25-year-old daughter, who has two part-time jobs and lives with her mother. Source: Quotation of the Day for Monday, May 25 2015 – NYTimes.com

Celebrity Birthdays for May 26, 2015

Drummer Garry Peterson of The Guess Who is 70. Singer Stevie Nicks is 67. Actor Philip Michael Thomas (“Miami Vice”) is 66. Actress Pam Grier is 66. Country singer Hank Williams Jr. is 66. Actress Margaret Colin is 58. Singer Dave Robbins (BlackHawk) is 56. Actress Genie Francis (“General Hospital”) …

The Death of Ageing – Al Jazeera English

What happens when private money is poured into secret research centres aimed at prolonging life and cheating death? Eternal youth. Living for hundreds of years. The search to the secret to eternal life goes back thousands of years. So far it is a quest that has utterly failed. But many …

California golf courses tee up water-saving measures

LAGUNA NIGUEL, Calif. (AP) — At first glance, nothing seems amiss at this lush, members-only golf club in one of the priciest communities in Orange County. A bubbling fountain gurgles out of an artificial lake. Emerald-green fairways stretch into the distance. Golf carts zoom across the grass like white ants. …