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Paul McCartney Talks About His Depression After the Beatles Broke Up — and How He Hit the Bottle

The breakup of the Beatles back in 1970 left Paul McCartney depressed and pushed him to alcohol, McCartney revealed during a taping of BBC radio’s “Mastertapes,” the New York Post’s Page Six reports. McCartney, 73, is quoted saying: “I was...

Politico Piece Asks if Rush Limbaugh’s Radio Empire is Failing

It’s a legitimate question, given the changing talk radio landscape and politics in the U.S. Still, it does read as a pro-Media Matters and anti-Rush op-ed.

Bayer Offers $62B in Cash for Monsanto and No One's Impressed

Bayer, the German drug giant, has put forward an offer to buy Monsanto, the St. Louis-based purveyor of genetically modified crops, for $62 billion -- in cash. The offer, which came without solicitation by Monsanto, would be the largest all-cash takeover ever, according to Reuters. But, it's far from a......

Another Court Finds FBI's NIT Warrants To Be Invalid, But Credits Agents' 'Good Faith' To Deny Suppression

2 days agoIndustries / Law : Techdirt

Yet another court has found that the warrant used by the FBI in the Playpen child porn investigation is invalid, rendering its NIT-assisted "search" unconstitutional. As USA Today's Brad Heath points out, this is at least the sixth court...Show More Summary

The DMCA Should Not Be An All Purpose Tool For Taking Down Content; And It's Espeically Bad For Harassment

9 minutes agoIndustries / Law : Techdirt

Remember not too long ago when some internet dude was saying that the best way to deal with harassment on the internet was to basically create a DMCA for harassment, where people could issue takedowns? And remember how we pointed out...Show More Summary

Johnny Depp’s Wife Amber Heard Gets Restraining Order As Disney’s ‘Alice’ Bows

Amber Heard has just been granted a temporary restraining order by Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Carl Moor against husband Johnny Depp to stay 100 yards away from her. The move follows an incident in downtown L.A. last weekend involving...Show More Summary

Being Very Frank About It

Bookstore | Kansas City, MO, USA Categories: Books & Reading History Tags: Bookstore "Why is it in the Military history section? That is a disgrace. It should be in Memoirs section!" (Read more...) The post Being Very Frank About It appeared first on Funny & Stupid Customer Stories - Not Always Right.

Throw Your Claws In The Air Like You Just Don’t Care

Garden Center | Shrewsbury, England, UK Categories: Bizarre Crazy Requests Tags: Garden Center "Hello, do you have any stickers featuring aquatic life?" (Read more...) The post Throw Your Claws In The Air Like You Just Don’t Care appeared first on Funny & Stupid Customer Stories - Not Always Right.

TQL 2016 H4H campaign up from last year by 11%

Cincinnati mayor John Cranley was on hand when Total Quality Logistics president Kerry Byrne presented a $27,000 check to military charities for its annual Hauls for Heroes Campaign.

IDW Publishing and Humble Bundle Create a Mystery Deal

41 minutes agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

Some of the mystery novels featured in this bundle include Tek War by William Shatner, Pandora’s Clock by John Nance, and Easy Go by Michael Crichton.

More needs to be done about sexual harassment in health care

Having recently watched a cable television recreation of the Clarence Thomas confirmation hearings, I am left thinking about how far some of us have come and how far some of us haven’t. The confirmation hearings of Supreme Court Justice nominee Clarence Thomas in 1991 changed the concept of sexual harassment in the workplace by bringing […]

Bindex, a Radiation-Free Device for Osteoporosis Screening, FDA Cleared

52 minutes agoIndustries / Medical : medGadget

Bone Index Ltd., a Finnish firm, landed FDA clearance for its Bindex device that’s used to diagnose osteoporosis. The ultrasound device evaluates the cortical bone thickness of the tibia and provides a measurement of the Density Index that is normally derived from dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry (DXA) bone densitometry systems. Show More Summary

Wind Energy’s Rustic Years Are Over

NEW ORLEANS—In the middle of the sprawling Ernest N. Morial Convention Center this week, an executive from German industrial giant Siemens gave a quick history of the offshore wind turbine. The first turbine that Siemens planted in the North Sea off of Denmark 25 years ago had a generating capacity of 450 kilowatts and barely stood above the waves. Show More Summary

Endangered Languages: INFOGRAPHIC

1 hour agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

Morningside Translations has created an infographic called Endangered Languages which explores which languages are dying and which are on the path to extinction. According to the graphic, 80 percent of the world’s languages could vanish within the next century. We’ve got the entire graphic after the jump.

Understanding the Key Terms in a Commercial Lease

Commercial leases are complex legal documents that are often initially drafted with the landlord’s best interests in mind. As a prospective tenant, it is critical to protect yourself by not only ensuring that you understand what your lease says, but also negotiating where necessary to avoid getting locked into an unfavorable long-term deal. This article...

Feedback: Letters to LJ, May 15, 2016 Issue

An NC welcome, UK volunteer power, floating away, and more letters to editor from the May 15, 2016 issue of Library Journal.

News Site About Popcorn Time App Goes To Court To Get Back Seized Domain

1 hour agoIndustries / Law : Techdirt

Over and over again, we're told that copyright is not about censorship, and yet time and time again we see how it is used to censor speech quite frequently. Back in March, we wrote about the somewhat horrifying bit of news that a news website that posted stories about the app Popcorn Time had been seized by Norwegian police. Show More Summary

Sailor Pleads Guilty to Illegally Retaining Submarine Photos

A Navy sailor has pleaded guilty to charges alleging that he illegally retained photos he took with his cellphone of a submarine.

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