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A Christmas Miracle

I'm in Montreal right now. We drove here yesterday, and though it rained all day it wasn't really that bad. Sometimes you can be on the NY Thruway and either side of it feels like you're driving though a wading pool. That can be pretty scary on long drives. Show More Summary

‘The Gambler’ Review: Pete Hammond On Mark Wahlberg’s Big Bet

Mark Wahlberg stars in this remake of James Caan's 1974 original about a compulsive gambler in over his head. He stars alongside Jessica Lange, Brie Larson and a very good John Goodman. It was indeed, as I say in my video review above,...Show More Summary

Christmas Dinner in Combat

A retired Special Forces NCO I served with back in the early sixties in the 101st Airborne, as infantry grunts, sent this poignant reminder of Christmas and New Year’s dinners of the past. Even if you weren’t deployed, a holiday dinner in the mess hall, served on a scarred metal tray, was nothing to write […]

Merry Christmas

I’ve got family visiting today, so please don’t expect much attention from me here, but I’m thinking of you and your families, nonetheless. Here are some Christmas offerings for you. The folks at We Are The Mighty send you this video about “How the Sergeant Major Stole Christmas” MCPO sends this Christmas message; Now go […]

Thursday morning feel good story

Chief Tango sends us our story this Christmas morning from Tennessee; Officers responded to a home in the 2300 block of Devoy at about 6:20 p.m. Tuesday, where they saw 22-year-old Nico Carlisle with multiple gunshot wounds lying at the front door. Investigators say Carlisle and another man knocked on the door, then forced their […]

Good Energy Reading for the Beach?

Here are a couple books I’ve come across or that colleagues have recommended. Any thoughts, loyal blog readers? If you’ve read these books, which would you recommend? Any others to add to the list? read more

No, Liberal Media, another Missouri Shooting Death isn’t the Cop’s Fault

A black teenager named Antonio Martin was shot and killed by a white police officer in a St. Louis suburb Berkeley, sparking protesters and die-in protests at the gasoline station convenience store where he was shot. But, the suburb’s leaders warned that it was not like the Ferguson incident or the Eric Garner case in […]

News Roundup: Merry Christmas!

Is the Times slowly going urbanist? Two articles about I-405’s traffic miseries this week, correctly diagnosing the problem as “jobs and housing too far apart” ($) and that [“freeways] destroy city neighborhoods and …are actually congestion generators.” ($) Want a good primer on the SEPA and EIS processes? Read the SonicsRising sports blog, seriously. Hyperbole […]

Christmas highlights of Overlawyered past

14 hours agoIndustries / Law : Overlawyered

Merry Christmas to all who celebrate! You can read some highlights from past Overlawyered coverage of the holiday here. Tweet Tags: best of, Christmas and other holidays Christmas highlights of Overlawyered past is a post from Overlawyered - Chronicling the high cost of our legal system

Pirates Spread ‘The Interview’ Worldwide

With The Interview now officially available online in the U.S., pirates have illegally, however predictably, planted the film on several file-sharing sites with global access. According to TorrentFreak, the movie started appearing yesterday...Show More Summary

Amy Adams: 'I Still Don't Understand' Nixed Interview

Amy Adams says she "was uncomfortable" discussing the Sony hack in an interview Monday that the Today show unceremoniously canceled at the last minute, but she tells USA Today that while "I said I would rather not add my voice to this conversation," that "it was clear they were drawing...

The Top Longform Design Stories Of 2014

Looking for something to read over the holidays? Here are the best pieces that went long on Co.Design this year. A Design History Of The Life-Saving Triage Tag by John Brownlee Read Full Story

Christmas Greetings!

Willow and his family would like to wish all our readers a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

Texas Grid Regulator Cites Very Little Burden in Complying with EPA's Clean Power Plan

Well, it didn’t take long before the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) released, at the request of Texas’ very political Public Utilities Commission, another report about the impacts of the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) rules designed to protect public health. read more

Happy Holidays

Thanks for being here and reading and participating. It means a lot to me.I'm not actually posting this today as I should be surrounded by friends and family and eating way too much good food. Hopefully Santa brought me a Canon 7D Mk II camera.. but I'm not holding my breath on that one. :)

2014 Year in Review: Best of MediabistroTV

MediabistroTV had a big year in 2014, producing feature videos on major industry players, including Keith Olbermann, David Muir, Erin Burnett and Jim Cramer just to name a few. We’ve also profiled shows, giving a behind-the-scenes look...Show More Summary

From Court Battles to International Expansion, a Look at the State of Demand Response

Last December, we got it right when forecasting demand response trends for this year, but we did not foresee one major hit to the market: the decision by a U.S. Court of Appeals to vacate FERC Order 745. This year, we'll look at what mattered this year and how those factors will carry over into next year. read more

How many doctors does it take to read a hospital bill?

Traveling to another country can be daunting. So when a friend of mine hosted a Russian college-aged student named Anna for a year so she could take English classes, I agreed to help out if she ever needed to navigate the American medical system. Anna had insurance provided through her program, and she was in […]

Indispensable Vehicles That Got Their Start in WWI

It's likely that nothing will ever come close to the breakthroughs and sheer mass of new technologies and tactics produced during The Great War, just 100 years ago. The post Indispensable Vehicles That Got Their Start in WWI appeared first on WIRED.

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