Around the Web – 8/12/2008

  • How to Save Money at the State Fair. Some frugal tips at the Simple Dollar on saving money at the fair.
  • California Court OKs Homeschooling. A state appeals court ruled Friday that parents have the right to homeschool their children even without a teaching credential.
  • U.S. Men’s 4x100m Free Relay. Watch the video of this spectacular swim relay. This will easily be one of the most memorable moments of the whole 2008 Olympics.
  • New Museum of Biblical Archaeology. Check out the new Woodland Museum of Biblical Archaeology where you can find sling stones, swords from 2000 BC, a sacrificial knife from the time of Abraham, and a battle-axe that dates at least 500 years before the time of Abraham.
  • Scientists Create Stem Cells for 10 Disorders. Harvard scientists used ordinary skin cells and bone marrow from people with a variety of diseases, including Parkinson’s, Huntington’s and Down syndrome to produce the stem cells. Researchers said they plan to make the cell lines readily available to other scientists.

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