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SUMMARY Detroit is the largest city in the state of Michigan and was one of the most powerful industrial centres in the country. Hosting Ford, Chrysler and General Motors headquarters, the city had a huge metropolitan area which attracted workers who stablished there on the rise of industrialization. Show More Summary

CNN to Announce New Bill Weir Show Monday

In the last four months Bill Weir has traveled to six continents. “It’s the longest I’ve gone without having to put on a tie and be a prompter monkey,” Weir told his former colleagues at WGN in Chicago this morning. Weir said CNN will be revealing details about the new show Monday. Show More Summary

'Pitch Perfect' Keeps Making Rape Jokes. It's Not A Laughing Matter.

"Pitch Perfect" returned this week with a new trailer for its sequel. Fans of the popular a cappella series rejoiced. The first film was a big hit, considered a sleeper that did relatively well at the box office, and scored a popular soundtrack. Show More Summary

Here’s The Biggest Problem With The New ‘Hunger Games’ Movie

"The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part I" is in theaters this weekend, and while the majority of reviews agree the latest installment of the best-selling young adult series is the darkest film yet, critics have one other consensus on the film: "Mockingjay" is basically a two-hour trailer for "The Hunger Games" finale due in theaters next fall. Show More Summary

As Expected: Trial Lawyers Made A Huge Miscalculation In Killing Recent Patent Reform

yesterdayIndustries / Law : Techdirt

Back in May, we wrote about how, despite pretty much everyone agreeing on a (decent, if not amazing) patent reform bill in the Senate, the whole thing got shot down, when the trial lawyers called Senator Harry Reid, asking him to kill...Show More Summary

Friday Morning Laughs: 10,000 Tweets, Tiny Hamsters, and More

TGIF everyone! Whether you’re buried under six feet of snow in Buffalo or staying warm somewhere (in which case we are not friends), these videos should help you keep that Friday feeling all weekend long. Tiny hamsters, cute kids and...Show More Summary

Policy Issues; Tax Extenders; Immigration; Ag Economy; and, Regulations- Friday

Policy Issues Tennille Tracy reported yesterday at the Washington Wire blog (Wall Street Journal) that, “Rep. Mike Conaway (R., Texas), the newly appointed chair of the House Agriculture Committee, is pledging to undertake a ‘thoughtful’ review of food stamps. “Mr. Conaway, a certified public accountant, has been critical of the food stamp program, formally known as […]

Disney Has Been Hiding A Secret Message In Its Movies For Years

Pixar has been known for its Easter eggs — hidden messages in films — but one of its best has to do with A113. A video on Disney Pixar's YouTube page shows A113 can be found in almost all of Pixar's films, from "Toy Story" to "Finding...Show More Summary

Structural Separation Webinar Commentary

Our webinar on Nov. 18th hosted by the FTTH Council Europe was extremely successful, both in terms of attendance and in the level of engagement and quality of questions. The video has been uploaded, and is available here. The report is still available for purchase and goes in a lot more detail on these issues. […]

ABC Newsers All Over People Sexiest Man Alive Issue

ABC is apparently the sexiest network on broadcast television. People has named actor Chris Hemsworth the “Sexiest Man Alive” for 2014, but football players-turned-ABC newsers Michael Strahan and Tim Tebow appear on the list. ABC’s “World...Show More Summary

Aerial Firefighting Part One: Anchor, Flank, and Pinch

06 Lockheed P2V fire-fighting aircraft – Photo: Julian Cordle Fall brings cool, wet weather, which serves as a huge relief to areas devastated by the 2014 US wildfire season. In the last sixty days, a number of high-profile tragedies have highlighted the dangers of wildfires. In September, the town of Weed, California was nearly [...]Show More Summary

“Shop For Good” This Holiday Season With Kevin Bacon

Hey retailers! We know you do so much all year long to give back to your communities by simply being a small business owner… but what have you done lately to give back in other ways? As the growing trend of shopping for a good causes steady increases each year, consider how you can get [...]

Zimfo Bytes

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced the appointment of eight individuals to serve on the National Agricultural Research, Extension, Education, and Economics (NAREEE) Advisory Board. The American Farm Bureau Federation together...Show More Summary

Dear New York City's Uninsured: Screw You, Love Governor Cuomo

On the morning of November 28, the day after Thanksgiving, while Americans across the country line up for Black Friday deals, a queue of a different kind was scheduled to form in New York City. At 5 a.m., the doors of Manhattan's massive...Show More Summary

Why The Spotify Uber Partnership Matters More Than You Think

[UPDATE 2] I admit to a bit of surprise when Uber's PR team reached out on Friday with a personal invite to "Please join Uber CEO Travis Kalanick and Special Partner Guest for a global press call to announce a first-of-its-kind partnership."...Show More Summary

A Trippy Music Video Built From Science Experiments

The science of sound waves makes for an amazing music video. What does music look like? Cymatics, the first single by Nigel Stanford off the album Solar Echoes, offers clues. By amassing a collection of science experiments, it depicts...Show More Summary

L.A. Dodgers' Adrian Gonzalez Spends His Offseason Playing Fantasy Football

Specs Who Adrian Gonzalez Age 32 Claim to fame Los Angeles Dodgers first baseman; winner of the 2014 Silver Slugger Award, Golden Glove Award and Fielding Bible Award Base San Diego Twitter @AdrianTitan23 What’s the first information you consume in the morning? I look up fantasy football stuff on the ESPN and CBS apps. Show More Summary

Tales of the Crash: An Interview with Nick Arvin

Screenshot from a sample 3D car crash animation created by Kineticorp; visit their website for the video. (Note: An earlier version of this interview previously appeared on Venue). Ellis Barstow, the protagonist in Nick Arvin's mostShow More Summary

Cue The Spooky Music As Loeb Renews Attack On Dow

Daniel Loeb's Third Point LLC renews its attacks on Dow Chemical with cherry-picked charts and an emphasis on the bad old days of 2008-2009.

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