The annual Education Writers Association conference is taking place over the next few days in Boston, so there will be a bunch of livetweeting using the #ewa16 hashtag. For example: #ewa16 Tweets
This could prevent another Fort Hood-style shooting if military servicemembers are armed on base. Photo by U.S. Army Europe Images
This past Monday, Zach introduced STB riders to Metro’s new Long Range Plan. The plan sets forth an ambitious series of large-scale goals for Metro. Most prominently, it brings truly frequent service (15 minutes or better, daytime and early evenings) within a 10-minute walk of 70 percent of King County residents. While the plan is considerably […]
Topic: Technology In the case of language and culture, big data showed up in a big way in 2011, when Google released its Ngrams tool. Announced with fanfare in the journal Science, Google Ngrams allowed users to search for short phrases...Show More Summary
Heather M. Whitney & Robert Mark Simpson: Search Engines and Free Speech Coverage Discussant: Heidi Kitrosser: Are search engine results covered by the 1A? Larger question of how we decide what’s salient is part of the paper. Survey relevant 1A case law about algorithms & results. Show More Summary
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Restaurant | Melbourne, VIC, Australia Categories: At The Checkout Food & Drink Funny Names Language & Words Tags: Restaurant "Don't pretend like I don't know how rolls work." (Read more...) The post That’s A Wrap! appeared first on Funny & Stupid Customer Stories - Not Always Right.
The road to U.S. citizenship is rarely easy. For those who complete the journey, the sense of reward and accomplishment is unparalleled. On April 27, a ceremony was held in honor of more than 100 new American citizens who were joined by their friends and family in Elizabeth, New Jersey, at an event sponsored by Union County and We Are One New Jersey.
This week on MusicThinkTank, we looked at details to go over with your manager pre-tour, how to brand you music with a domain name, make money from it off YouTube, and more. Rachelle Wilber | Traveling Band - Touring Details to Go Over With Your Manager Jeff Sass | Brand...
The students did research and interviews, then built a website
On Friday, Cowlitz County, Washington and the Washington Department of Ecology (WDOE) released a draft environmental impact statement (EIS) for Millennium Bulk Terminals – Longview, a planned export terminal for...
The folks at Military Phony send us their work on this Joseph Imperato fellow. He is a Navy veteran of more than ten years. He was a radioman on submarines, the USS Francis Scott Key, the USS Andrew Jackson and the USS San Juan; Somehow, the Military Order of the Purple Heart got the idea […]
Someone sent us a link to the news that Wayne Simmons, the Fox News commentator who claimed that the CIA recruited him from the Navy decades ago, pleaded guilty to fraud in a courtroom the other day; “Wayne Simmons is a convicted felon with no military or intelligence experience,” said Dana J. Boente, U.S. Attorney […]
Well, the results of the Dork of NorK’ s latest episode of sabre-rattling have been released. And it again looks like the “man” is probably going to need to have a public execution or two to soothe his injured feelings. Three days ago, Emmentaler-boi’s missile minions conducted two tests of the Musudan – North Korea’s […]
Cactivet and Top Kone send us our first story this morning from Sultan, Washington an 80-year-old woman found an intruder standing over her injured 75-year-old husband with a knife. The 80-year-old retreated to her bedroom closet and dug out her handgun, returned to her injured husband and ventilated the 25-year-old intruder. He was DRT (dead […]
Our 9th annual round-up.
The article in the Huffington Post entitled, “A Revision on the Bill of Rights Part III” claims that self-defense shooting acts deny people a right to a fair trial. Huh?!
This isn’t a surprise, considering the Democratic Party refuses to acknowledge the horrors of Gosnell and Planned Parenthood’s abortion tactics. Photo by Nathan Congleton
Two female sports journalists sat through an ad put on which highlighted the rude, vile tweets that females get on social media. It’s worth a watch.
Listen to Episode 43 of Slate’s Amicus: Subscribe in iTunes ? RSS feed ? Download ? Play in another tab Slate Plus members: Get your ad-free podcast feed. This week, the U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments in McDonnell v. United States, an appeal of the 2014 corruption conviction of Virginia’s former governor. Show More Summary