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About Lacy Langley

Lacy is a writer from Texas. She likes spending time in the home office, homeschooling her kids, playing the didgeridoo, caring for her chickens (Thelma and Louise), Rolos, Christmas, and Labyrinth.
Tiny Houses Efficient Way to House Homeless Tiny Houses Efficient Way to House Homeless

Tiny Houses have been steadily growing in popularity among people who want to downsize, simplify their lives, or just want cheaper housing. Now they are helping society with a more serious issue. Homelessness. There are several benefits to using tiny …

Amanda Knox Saga: Meredith Kercher Forgotten? Amanda Knox Saga: Meredith Kercher Forgotten?

The saga of Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito is huge and intriguing. There’s murder, sex, lies, a possible government set up, and who knows what else. Are they guilty? Not guilty? Lying to keep each other safe or turning on …

Childhood Obesity Rate Plummets Shocking 43% Childhood Obesity Rate Plummets Shocking 43%

It seems that telling our kids “no” to some of the sodas and candy has really paid off. Federal health authorities reported Tuesday that childhood obesity rates in children ages 2-5 are down by 43%, which is much lower than …

Amanda Knox: Sollecito Questioning Her Innocence? Amanda Knox: Sollecito Questioning Her Innocence?

Amanda Knox just can’t catch a break. After being convicted last month for the now infamous 2007 murder of roommate Meredith Kercher, her ex-boyfriend Raffaele Sollecito is now admitting that he has questions about Knox’s behavior on the morning after …

Israeli Airstrikes Reportedly Hit Hezbollah Target Israeli Airstrikes Reportedly Hit Hezbollah Target

Israeli aircraft reportedly carried out an airstrike near the Syria-Lebanon border late Monday. Israel has declined to comment on the situation and there has been no confirmation from Lebanon, according to the AP. However, Lebanon’s National News Agency has taken …

Debt Consolidation: Beware of Student Loan Scams Debt Consolidation: Beware of Student Loan Scams

It seems that just about everyone has student loan debt at one time in their lives, and as far as debt is concerned, that seems to be the kind that holds on the longest. If you’re having trouble paying down …

Shirley MacLaine Gets Award at Boulder Film Festival Shirley MacLaine Gets Award at Boulder Film Festival

Shirley MacLaine was given the Career Achievement Award at the Boulder International Film Festival in Colorado on Saturday, to the delight of audience members and fans, according to the Denver Post. The actress, who has an astounding 60-year career in …

Vitamin D Supplements: Proven Useless? Vitamin D Supplements: Proven Useless?

Vitamin D Supplements have been found practically useless in a new study out of New Zealand which flies in the face of everything that we have been told. Vitamin D has been thought helpful in the prevention of many diseases …

Snake Salvation: Son to Take Over Snake Handling Snake Salvation: Son to Take Over Snake Handling

“Snake Salvation” church will continue the dangerous practice of handling snakes even after the tragic death of their pastor, Jamie Coots, according to The Christian Post. 21-year-old son of Jamie Coots, Cody Coots, says he will take over where his …

Muhammad Ali’s Legendary Gloves Sell for $836,500 Muhammad Ali’s Legendary Gloves Sell for $836,500

Muhammad Ali beat Sonny Liston to win his very first heavyweight title 50 years ago. Marking the special anniversary, his gloves from that fight were auctioned off on Saturday for $836,500, according to AFP. Ali (then known as Cassius Clay) …

Duck Dynasty Stars Go Out for a Good Cause Duck Dynasty Stars Go Out for a Good Cause

The stars of Duck Dynasty were out on the town in Charleston, W. Va., Saturday night for the event Dare to be a Duck. The night was sponsored by Youth Commission ministries, which, according to their website, is… ” …a …

Boy Asks Robin Roberts for Help Finding a Donor Boy Asks Robin Roberts for Help Finding a Donor

A young boy with sickle cell anemia reached out to Robin Roberts for help finding a bone marrow donor. When he was twenty months old, Joshua Biyoyouwei had a severe stroke that left him with weakness on the left side …

82nd Airborne Paratrooper Killed in “Incident” 82nd Airborne Paratrooper Killed in “Incident”

An 82nd Airborne paratrooper was killed in an explosion at Fort Bragg in North Carolina on Friday, according to the AP. Seven others were injured, two of which were seriously injured. Officials are crediting two onsite medics with providing life-saving …

Mikaela Shiffrin Wins Historic Gold for U.S. Mikaela Shiffrin Wins Historic Gold for U.S.

Mikaela Shiffrin has become the first U.S. Alpine women’s skier to win gold at the Sochi Olympics. She dominated the women’s Slalom with a combined time of 1:44.54. The victory is even sweeter for Shiffrin because the 18-year-old from Vail, …

IRS in Hot Water Over New Treasury Inspector Report IRS in Hot Water Over New Treasury Inspector Report

The IRS is facing new scrutiny over taxes that should have been paid for out-of-town travel made by its agents. These accusations have arisen from a Treasury Inspector General report, and have caused new fury amongst those who feel that …

Listeria Outbreak Traced to Delaware Cheese Producer Listeria Outbreak Traced to Delaware Cheese Producer

A Listeria outbreak has killed one and made at least 10 others dangerously ill. Three of those that are ill are babies, but it is not clear as of now if the death was also a baby. The lysteria-linked death …

Colorado Theater Shooter to Get New Psych Evaluation Colorado Theater Shooter to Get New Psych Evaluation

Colorado theater shooting suspect, James Holmes, will have another chance at a mental examination to determine if he was insane at the time he shot up a theater full of people in a suburb of Denver, according to Fox News. …

Venezuelan Beauty Queen Killed During Protest Venezuelan Beauty Queen Killed During Protest

Venezuelan beauty queen Genesis Carmona, 22, has become one of the latest victims in the continued unrest in the troubled country. The young college student was shot in the head at a protest Tuesday and died later in the hospital. …

Nun Sentenced in Nuclear Plant Breach Nun Sentenced in Nuclear Plant Breach

The 84-year-old nun, Sister Megan Rice, who was charged with breaching security during a peaceful protest at nuclear facility Y-12 has been sentenced to 2 years and 11 months in prison, according to CNN. She and two accomplices are guilty …

PacSun Shirts Spark Debate: Are They Inappropriate? PacSun Shirts Spark Debate: Are They Inappropriate?

The mother who bought the entire stock of “indecent” shirts from a PacSun in a Utah mall has caused quite a stir. The media frenzy that she wanted in order to bring attention to her cause hasn’t disappointed. Judy Cox …

Missing Person Group: Craigslist Killer May Be Lying Missing Person Group: Craigslist Killer May Be Lying

Craigslist Killer Miranda Barbour may not be entirely truthful in her shocking recent confession to local police, says Seeking Alaska’s Missing, a local missing persons organization. Barbour’s claims that she belongs to a satanic cult and has killed so many …

Utah Mom: Decency Clause in Lease Broken by PacSun Utah Mom: Decency Clause in Lease Broken by PacSun

PacSun has a new enemy. It’s Mom. One mom in Orem, Utah, was so shocked at the level of indecency on some T-shirts at the PacSun in the mall that she bought them all. “As I was leaving the mall …

Scott Moir and Tessa Virtue: Coach is to Blame Scott Moir and Tessa Virtue: Coach is to Blame

Scott Moir and Tessa Virtue lost their chance at a gold medal in ice dancing to their rivals and training mates Meryl Davis and Charlie White. So, what’s next for the duo? Finger pointing, apparently. And the person at the …

North Korea Could Face Punishment After Inquiry North Korea Could Face Punishment After Inquiry

North Korea has had some light shed on the country’s methods of operation and extreme human rights violations with the release of the report from the United Nations Commission of Inquiry on Human Rights on Monday. Horrific testimony from those …