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Nuclear Energy Sets Forth in Ghana

An energy professional with the great name of Jude Nuru writes on Ghanaweb: It is worth mentioning that the Ghana Atomic Energy Commission has over the years successfully operated a nuclear plant on a small scale which has been of significant benefit to Ghanaians health wise. Show More Summary

EHRs and patient safety

If you wonder where I’ve been, I’ve, for one thing, been blogging a bit for (very little) pay over at Forbes.com and writing a lengthy cover story for the September issue of Healthcare IT News. The Healthcare IT News piece actually breaks...Show More Summary

Time Warner Pulls out of Vice Talks

The New York Times‘ Jonathan Mahler scoops that Time Warner has ended negotiations with Vice Media. The talks, which have been going on for months, included a plan to spin off Time Warner’s HLN network, and refashion it into a Vice channel. Show More Summary

Jennifer Johnson Exiting ‘The Following’ As Showrunner, Trio Takes Over

EXCLUSIVE: There is a change at the helm of Fox drama The Following. Lost alumna Jennifer Johnson, who joined the Warner Bros. TV-produced series  in June as executive producer/day-to-day showrunner, is leaving. She remains at WBTV, where she is under an overall deal, and will focus on development. Show More Summary

CanGaroo ECM Envelope Bioscaffold Holds Cardiac Implants, Turns Into Vascularized Tissue

Implantation of medical devices such as pacemakers and defibrillators can cause significant damage to nearby tissue, while afterwards the implants can move around, causing more problems. CorMatrix, a company that develops novel biomaterials,...Show More Summary

Wondering About That Spike Jonze-Jonah Hill Collaboration

6 hours agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlNY

It’s that time of year when a lucky group of film journalists including the LA Times‘ Rebecca Keegan jet off to Telluride, Colorado and Toronto, Canada to be wined, dined and awards-season appetized. Here in NYC, in the shadow of TIFF, there will be an event of a different nature but one that involves a couple of very familiar festival marquee names. Show More Summary

FishbowlDC Top 5 Stories of the Week

6 hours agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlDC

Here are your top five stories this week across the site. 5 - Joe Scarborough Asks How 9-Year-Old with Uzi at Range Killed Man 4 - Roll Call’s Abby Livingston to Moderate West Virginia Candidate Forum on August 29 3 - So What Do YouShow More Summary

Trust the New York Times to Tell You Not to Trust Twitter

The Newspaper of Record wants you to know that you shouldn't trust Twitter's coverage of Ferguson. But their examples of inaccuracies aren't all that convincing

Magical 'Cancer Cure' Wins EFF's Stupid Patent Of The Month

6 hours agoIndustries / Law : Techdirt

Good news everyone! The Patent Office has granted a patent on a cure for cancer. Last December, the Patent Office issued Patent No. 8,609,915 on a “potent drug” that “rebukes cancer, cancer cells, and kills cancer.” According to the patent, this drug cures a litany of other maladies. Show More Summary

Suge Knight Shooting May Have Stemmed From Book Proposal

6 hours agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

Former Death Row Records co-founder/CEO Suge Knight was shot last weekend at a VMA pre-party hosted by rapper Chris Brown. Now rumors are circulating that the incident may have gone down been because Knight was shopping a tell-all book. According to Page Six, Knight has been trying to sell an autobiography. Show More Summary

Chelsea Clinton’s Exit From NBC News Announced Friday Before Holiday Weekend

In a time honored TV industry tradition of releasing news you hope gets buried on the eve of a holiday,  NBC News and Chelsea Clinton announced today that Chelsea is leaving her job as special correspondent with the news division. "Chelsea's...Show More Summary

Help With California’s Learned Intermediary Doctrine . . . From West Virginia

While we are often critical of federal courts that reach out to make new state law, today we commend a far-away judge for bringing California’s learned intermediary doctrine law back to its basics. The case is Sanchez v. Boston Scientific Corp., No. Show More Summary

How A Comedian Tricks Small Business Owners Into Outrageous Marketing Ideas On 'Nathan For You'

Nathan Fielder, the 31-year-old Canadian comedian behind stunts like the "Dumb Starbucks" prank, just wrapped season 2 of his Comedy Central show, "Nathan For You." In the show, a deadpan Fielder offers outrageous advice to business owners, trying to help them increase revenue, but through the most extreme means. Show More Summary

Won’t Be Seen But Definitely Heard

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John Walker Dies in Prison

The     traitorous bastard     convicted Soviet spy named John Walker has died.  Though scheduled for release next year after serving 30 years of a life sentence, he did not live long enough to see another day as a free man. For those of you who are unfamiliar with Walker’s treachery – and the results of same […]

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