By Hans Bader, Openmarket.org Another federal appeals court has ruled that President Obama’s so-called “recess appointments” to the National Labor Relations Board were unconstitutional because the Senate was not in recess at the time: “We hold that the Recess of the Senate in the Recess Appointments Clause refers to only intersession breaks.”
TOKYO – Warships from Japan’s Maritime Self Defense Force have making stops at the American naval base at Pearl Harbor for more than two decades. But it’s going to seem strange, indeed, when Japanese ground troops clamor aboard this weekend. Show More Summary
I recently had an opportunity to speak with Gary Wetzel, Director of Commercial and Industrial Business Development at S&C Electric Company about prospects for energy storage in the industry. S&C sells a variety of products to the electric industry, including switching equipment, automation products, and storage systems. Show More Summary
Who Simon Helberg Age 32 Accomplishments Plays Howard Wolowitz on CBS’ The Big Bang Theory; voices Bian Zao on Nickelodeon’s Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness Base Los Angeles What’s the first information you consume in the morning? The first information would have to be Twitter, probably. Show More Summary
“America is too dependent on foreign oil” is a frequent refrain of American politicians and policymakers with an agenda. Now, it seems possible that the immense new discoveries of American shale gas and its liquid twin “tight oil” may be able to displace these imports. But is this realistic?
How would hit ABC comedy Modern Family look and sound like if it aired on cable? Co-creator Steve Levitan offers a peek in a promo for the Emmy-winning series’ upcoming off-network launch on USA Network in September. The video, written...Show More Summary
KENS executive news director Kurt Davis is joining CBS News as vice president of news services. Davis has worked at the San Antonio CBS affiliate for 10 years. In his new role, he will oversee CBS News’ satellite newsgathering organization,...Show More Summary
Today’s NEJM has an article, a perspective and an editorial on primary care and the mismatch between physicians and nurse practitioners perceptions of each other’s skills. The perspective an editorial follow the increasingly familiar trope that advanced nurse practitioners are needed to solve our lack of physician primary care. But nowhere in these pieces did [...]
Kurt Davis is joining CBS News as vice president of news services. In his new role, he will oversee CBS’ satellite newsgathering organization, which provides content to the network’s 200 affiliates. Davis comes to CBS from San Antonio, where he has been executive director of CBS-affiliated KENS for 10 years. Show More Summary
International Business Times Today, ROC Exposed called attention to new research showing that the IRS has failed to catch the Restaurant Opportunities Center's (ROC) years of lobbying activities at the local, state, and federal levels, which ROC is required by federal law to report to the IRS. Show More Summary
The series finale of NBC's "The Office" airs tonight at 9 p.m. While you may tune in to bid farewell to the Dunder Mifflin crew, you most likely bid adieu to the comedy long ago. After viewership went down after Steve Carell's departure...Show More Summary
Chief Tango sends us a link to The Army Times which reports that the Fort Hood pimp is SFC Gregory McQueen (pictured above). The military officials spoke on condition of anonymity because the case is under investigation and McQueen has not been charged with a crime. McQueen told USA Today he had no comment when [...]
Erin Olson’s student, Tanner, shares his thoughts on the purpose of education in this new video. Happy viewing!
You Tube personality and real world iPad Magician is helping to announce the latest update for Rovio’s Angry Birds on Android and iOS called Abra-Ca-Bacon. The new update to Angry Birds Seasons includes Magic Portals, so the video and talent fit was a perfect match. Show More Summary
Buxton announced that it is enhancing its customer analytics solutions for U.S. retailers and local governments by combining summarized retail transactions from Visa Inc. with the company’s powerful solutions and technologies. Buxton’s customer analytics now have the ability to incorporate Read on! ?
Although former North Korean leader Kim Jong Il golfed 38 under par, turns out he wasn’t so good at racing jet skis. But he didn’t mind going to the sauna. Naked. With his chef. Hmmm…. In a story appearing in GQ next week, the former...Show More Summary
J.J. Abrams stopped by "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" to discuss his new film, "Star Trek Into Darkness." Of course, Abrams is also directing Disney's new "Star Wars" film, too. While we don't know much about the film set for a 2015 release, Abrams told Kimmel he's currently getting through a case of writer's block. Show More Summary
Haptic Lab’s Emily Fischer has launched a Kickstarter for the studio’s "Constellation Quilt." What happened to quilts? Industrialization rendered their production time inefficient; the heterogenization of the work force left women, the...Show More Summary
Brandon Spinner has been promoted to chief meteorologist at KDLT, the NBC affiliate in Sioux Falls. Spinner joined KDLT in March as the morning meteorologist. He replaces Cody Matz, who is leaving KDLT to join KMSP in Minneapolis. “I am confident Brandon will do a great job moving to our evening newscasts. Show More Summary
Here’s the first full trailer for Guillermo del Toro’s Pacific Rim, which expands on the footage Warner Bros and Legendary Pictures unveiled at WonderCon last month. The pic opens July 12: