On Tuesday, December 17, the Graham Foundation is launching a bookshop that occupies the former dining room of the foundation’s historic Madlener House on Chicago's Gold Coast. The bookshop is designed by local architect Ania Jaworska,...Show More Summary
Here’s the press release: Visitors Freeze George Mason Law Tuition Fairfax, VA – December 11, 2013: The Board of Visitors of George Mason University voted today at its quarterly meeting to freeze the tuition of the law school for the...Show More Summary
SolarCity, one of the American solar panel providers that has emerged in recent years to take advantage of government renewable energy programs and drive the US solar industry, has now announced that it is branching out into the energy storage sector. On Wednesday, the company issued a press release to announce that it was teaming Continue reading ?
The government has defended its recent stewardship of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, in a recent pivotal court filing.
SANTA MONICA, CA December 11, 2013 – Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF) announced today that it has acquired the feature film rights to internationally acclaimed author Dr. Reza Aslan’s provocative New York Times bestseller Zealot: The Life and Times...Show More Summary
(WASHINGTON) — Police and school officials say American University’s campus in the nation’s capital is on lockdown after police received calls about a man with a gun. That report came in to Washington police about 7:40 p.m. Wednesday, but authorities say officers have not confirmed the report and so far, no gunman has been found. Show More Summary
STUDIO TriStar Pictures GENRE Action Adventure Drama RELEASE DATE In Theaters February 21, 2014 RATING DETAILS This film is not yet rated by the MPAA. SYNOPSIS Set in 79 A.D., POMPEII tells the epic story of Milo (Kit Harington), a slave...Show More Summary
by Doug Storm : Colonizing Measures The UCR [Uniform Crime Reports which originated in 1929] reveals more about police behavior that it does about criminality. Some law enforcement agencies falsify the reports they submit to the FBI....Show More Summary
Only one in four eligible ‘small’ or retail shareholders in Virgin Australia have supported its $351 million capital raising exercise, a result which will increase concern in Qantas that its main competitor may ‘go dark’ as a fully private unlisted company in the nearer future. Virgin Australia Holdings filed this morning on the completion of [...]
The US education system is constantly being compared to other school systems -- with the underlying theme that the US might copy some of the best practices and put them to use for our kids. Sure, it's good to take a look around and see if there's a better way to teach kids, but some practices might be difficult to adopt (eg. Show More Summary
This is pretty effing cool. Every September, the Estonian contingent of ISAF (International Security Assistance Force) holds a charity shoot aboard Camp Leatherneck, Afghanistan. Taking place every Sunday during September, this is the second annual Charity Shoot. Show More Summary
Someone says so. WOW. Four-star grudge match! (If General Kelly retains Weirick as counsel, look out…)
I found this very interesting, taken from the VMI archives: Va Military Institute Lexington Oct 16th 1870 Dear Mother I expect you have been looking for a letter from me for some time and in fact I would have written but about the time...Show More Summary
We are all very aware that there are duds in the ranks of the military—that has been a fact of life since the first military unit was formed. As the U S military prepares to go through a downsizing, I fear that the playing field will...Show More Summary
Never forget. READ THIS; strongly recommended.
What books are in your holiday reading list this year? For me, there are three books: Capability Maturity Model Institute for Development, version 1.3: because I’m a geek and it scares away small children at whichever gate I’m flying out of. Show More Summary
I know - the blog title is disingenuous because many (?) of you are viewing this page thinking that I am reviewing some book about USA water resources. That assumption would be incorrect on two counts: 1) it's a book about Canadian water resources; and 2) my post is more...
“We’re creating a factual diagram -– mapping the scene,” a detective tells THR. “To the extent that we can, we need to rule out mechanical failure. But the car is a mess.” It could be another 90 days before authorities determine why a Porsche Carrera GT careened out of control and plowed into three trees and a light pole on Nov. Show More Summary
This story needs to be entered into Lt Col P’s “Miracles of NYPD Marksmanship.” A mentally disturbed man is wandering through traffic outside New York’s Port Authority Bus Terminal. Naturally, the NYPD open fire. They miss the guy. However,...Show More Summary