Daily Archives: December 24, 2013


Unlimited Slaughter, Criminal Intent: A small history of Japanese Antarctic whaling

By: SeaShepherd.org Friday Harbor, WA December 23, 2013 – Archeological evidence in the form of whale remains discovered in burial mounds indicate that whales were consumed in Japan since the Jōmon period around 12,000 BC. These remains were likely from stranded whales, but non-industrial whaling began as early as the […]


Carolina Hurricanes Cough Up Lead Late, Lose 4-3

Michael Smith RALEIGH, NC December 23, 2013: Tracking the Storm: Analysis — Leading 3-2, the Carolina Hurricanes were four minutes away from taking two points in a big divisional match-up with the Columbus Blue Jackets. About 90 seconds later, Columbus had a 4-3 lead, and they held on to win. […]


R. A. Fessenden on the Outer Banks: The Beginnings of Radio

RALEIGH, NC December 24, 2013 – On December 24, 1902, Reginald Fessenden, who had previously engaged in experiments on the Outer Banks, made the first intentional wireless radio broadcast, playing his violin and reading a passage from the Bible. Fessenden came to North Carolina in 1900 under the auspices of […]


Fantasy Outlook: Class in Sessions

By Matt Rochinski bobcats.com CHARLOTTE, NC December 23, 2013 – It’s no secret the Bobcats backcourt has been absolutely ravaged by injury this month. First, starter Michael Kidd-Gilchrist went down with a non-displaced fracture of the fourth metacarpal in his left hand during the third quarter on Dec. 3 in […]