On Friday, the University of Colorado–Boulder released a scathing report from an independent investigating team about sexual misconduct in one of its top humanities programs, the department of philosophy. The report, commissioned,Show More Summary
DARPA’s Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) Continuous Trail Unmanned Vessel (ACTUV) program seeks to develop a new type of unmanned surface vessel that could independently track adversaries’ ultra-quiet diesel-electric submarines over thousands of miles. One of the challenges that the ACTUV program […]
From the front page of Sunday’s Anderson (SC) Independent Mail. | Here’s the uncovered photo.
Former National Geographic Channels president Howard T. Owens is going back to independent TV production with the launch of Propagate Content, a company set to create, develop, produce and distribute programming for cable, broadcast, and digital. Show More Summary
IS FREELANCING IN YOUR FUTURE? LEARN HOW TO SURVIVE & THRIVE American Society of Journalists and Authors, North America’s top association of independent writers, brings together 500+ nonfiction writers, editors, agents and publishers April 30? May 2 in NYC. Join us for ASJA2015: Connect for Success! Register now: Over 50 panels and hands?on workshops … Read More
A clip from here :....Our students’ independence is slowly but surely being crushed by an endless scholastic bombardment of carrots and sticks, reminders to stay on the state-mandated track and learn the state-mandated information. No zig, no zag, no time to stop and enjoy the view. Show More Summary
Despite prodding from the United States and others, Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki doesn’t want to share power, the Kurds don’t want to give up a shot at independence, and the Sunnis would rather stick with murderous jihadist...Show More Summary
The latest issue of the “independent socialist” periodical, Monthly Review, has two articles that might interest this blog’s readers ( socialist or not): Fred Magdoff’s, “A Rational Agriculture Is Incompatible with Capitalism,” and Michael...Show More Summary
Lolita Davidovich and David Clennon (Gone Girl) have joined the cast of Katie Jacobs and Nick Wechsler’s independently produced medical drama pilot Dr. Del, inspired by Peter Hessler's New Yorker piece "Dr. Don." Written by John Sayles and directed by Jacobs, Dr. Show More Summary
Novelis has launched the first independently certified material to be made of 100 percent recycled aluminum. The first product in the evercycle portfolio is designed for aluminum food containers. It is certified by SCS Global Services to contain 100 percent recycled aluminum, made up of 90 percent post-consumer content and 10 percent customer manufacturing scrap. […]
On Independence Day, Bloomberg reported the latest triumph of America’s energy boom. Earlier this year America’s daily production surpassed Saudi Arabia’s and Russia’s. Since the boom has continued, the U.S. is likely to close 2014 as the world’s oil champion. Show More Summary
Years after his death, there is now a little more clarity about why Dan Markingson died. Whether this clarity will have any impact remains to be seen.We most recently posted about the aftermath of Mr Markingson's death here, (and see...Show More Summary
Parker, CO (March 25, 2015) – The largest annual gathering of bicycle industry professionals in North America, the Interbike International Bicycle Exposition, will welcome the Independent Retailer Conference at their upcoming September 2015 expo. Show More Summary
Here at Retail Minded we not only shop indie, we eat indie as well. We’ve had some fantastic meals at independent restaurants over the years, and it made us start to think… what lessons could indie retailers learn from their food business siblings? Retail Minded talked with three indie restaurateurs to learn more. Steven Hamile […]
If you're a creative, smart young person, I don't think this is the time to go into teaching unless an independent school would suit you. -- Nancie Atwell via EdWeek.
AstraZeneca becomes the latest drug maker to agree to disclose clinical trial data.
GKIDS will release Kahlil Gibran’s The Prophet in Los Angeles and New York on August 7 before expanding it wide the following week, the company said today. The animated pic based on the 1923 bestseller was spearheaded by Salma HayekShow More Summary
Six Democratic senators and one independent (who caucuses with the Democrats) wrote a letter asking the Department of Health and Human Services to delay the small business rule, where small businesses will have to enroll in a potentially-pricier insurance pool system. The senators say the rule will be “disruptive” and harmful to small businesses. Duh, […]
Diplomat Pharmacy, the largest independent specialty pharmacy, recently released its 2014 10-K SEC filing. (Regular readers know how much I enjoy these corporate filings.) Diplomat is the only public company (and the only specialty pharmacy) to report its per-prescription gross profits and gross margins. Show More Summary
A production company that also featured a cursing teddy bear says it is now satisfied 'Ted' was created by MacFarlane. read more