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‘Pan’ Teaser: Hugh Jackman, Rooney Mara In Peter Pan Origin Tale

Joe Wright's take on J.M. Barrie's Peter Pan lore doesn't hit theaters until July 17 but a first teaser has dropped via Warner Bros. The fantasy actioner retells the tale of an orphan boy snatched from turn-of-the-century London and transported to a magical land ruled by a moustache-twirling pirate. Show More Summary

Tomra potato grader sorts by width and length

Tomra Sorting Solutions’ new potato grader provides an alternative to mechanical sorting.

Anchor Stephanie Maxwell Joins WSOC

Charlotte ABC affiliate WSOC has hired Stephanie Maxwell as an anchor/reporter. Maxwell will co-anchor the station’s morning newscasts alongside Allison Latos. For the last 5 years, Stephanie has been the primary evening anchor at WAPT in Jackson, Mississippi. Show More Summary

UPDATED: Sony Hacker Paralysis Reaches Day Two

2ND UPDATE: This Sony computer hacking episode isn't over. The corporation's computers are still down, in New York, overseas and on the Culver City lot of Sony Picture, for the second day. IT experts are still working to figure out how the breach happened, and to stop a repeat. Show More Summary

Associate Bonus Watch: Skadden ‘Beats’ Simpson, Kinda

For certain senior associates, Skadden will be paying more than the market -- how much more?

Top stories in health and medicine, November 25, 2014

From MedPage Today: FDA Advisers Tackle Epidural Steroid Shots. An FDA advisory committee is meeting Monday and Tuesday to discuss adverse neurologic effects following the use of epidural steroid injections for pain management. FDA Stiffens Warning on Power Morcellators. Show More Summary

Ufone Launching iPhone in Pakistan – Taking Pre-orders On Website

Ufone is launching iPhone in Pakistan. The Telecom operator is already taking pre-orders on its website. No release date has been given but it is understood that both iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 plus will be launched in Pakistan. You can pre-register and be among the first few to get the iPhone by visiting ufone.com/iPhone6. Show More Summary

Cairo Metro

With a population of approximately 17 million, Cairo is one of the most densely populated cities in Africa.

DT didn’t shelf its variable rate plans…

There was an interesting and animated discussion on twitter yesterday about the fact that journalists systematically present network congestion due to Online Service Providers as a given. The discussion led to talk about Deutsche Telekom’s pay what you eat plans announced last year, and their apparent shelving. But Pál Zarandy pointed me to this article […]

Trending Topics in Charitable Giving

Support Our Troops If you are passionate about helping veterans, injured military personnel and their families, then consult our list of military-related charities before you write a check. B lack Friday. Cyber Monday. #GivingTuesday! #GivingTuesday is a simple idea. Show More Summary

F@#$ Priceless!!!

Prosser Academy got trolled - hard. Seems the principal is retired (retired?) and they have a "thank you" type page up for messages from parent. This letter is up on the website today : Mr. Hunter, I would like to thank you both in English...Show More Summary

Bone Marrow Screening

One of our own, looking for matches: It's simple cheek swab. Someone of Hispanic descent has a better chance of matching Officer Magallon than others but that doesn't mean you shouldn't volunteer. Some chance is better than no chance, and we've heard (but cannot confirm) that with consent, you can be put into a national registry and possibly save someone else.

Aging Commies Arrested

The hippies are still at it, trying to relevant before shuffling off this mortal world : A man is facing a felony charge of beating a police officer after he was among three people arrested in the Loop Wednesday afternoon while protesting...Show More Summary

Another Smash n Grab

Not even five hours after we posted, it happens again : For the second time in as many days, a Chicago store was the target of a smash-and-grab robbery Thursday.Thieves rushed inside, scooping up high-dollar, brand-name clothing, and...Show More Summary

The Issue Of Taking Digital Images In Health Care Certainly Needs Care and Rules.

This appeared last week.Promoting a 'Clinical' Approach to the Taking and Transmission of Clinical ImagesTargeted News ServiceBARTON, Australia, Nov. 21 -- The Australian Medical Association issued the following news release:The AMAShow More Summary

Thanksgiving Test

Our friend Tom Ahern’s Luggage is My Life blog contains a pithy — and seasonally themed — piece on thanking donors. It’s in the form of a test question posed by Tony Elischer, managing director over at THINK. Question: When you receive a contribution … which comes first? [  ] Bank the check [  ] […]

UK: FSA Campylobacter survey reveals 70% prevalence

The Food Standards Agency (FSA) in the UK has published the cumulative results from the first two quarters of its year-long survey of campylobacter on fresh chickens, revealing prevalence in 70% of chicken. Tackling campylobacter is the FSA's number one food safety priority and it is spearheading a...

Bill Cosby’s alma mater cuts ties with besieged entertainer

The University of Massachusetts at Amherst, where Bill Cosby was awarded a doctorate  more than 35 years ago, has asked him to resign as an honorary co-chair of  the school’s capital campaign. Cosby agreed to step down. The action comes after at least two other universities took action to sever ties with Cosby, who has […]

A Nationwide Outpouring Of Support For Tiny Ferguson Library

Four minute audio story at NPR http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2014/11/27/366811650/a-nationwide-outpouring-of-support-...

Uber Collective Action

New technology meets old-school labor unrest. Recently, the online ride service, Uber, has faced a series of collective actions by its drivers, which have objected to the increasingly tight terms and conditions of their relationship with the company. One of...

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