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The History of Rock ’n’ Roll in Ten Songs

18 hours agoNews : Truthdig

Author Greil Marcus doesn’t explain these 10 songs or their power to thrill him; he tries to re-create in prose how it might have felt to perform them.

Jon Stewart really doesn't want Rick Perry to go to jail

While The Daily Show was on break, Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) was indicted on two counts of felony abuse of power. On Thursday night's show, Jon Stewart ran through the charges against him, involving trying to coerce a Democratic district attorney to resign. Show More Summary

Abbott Blindsides Mainstream Media On Renewable Energy

RenewEconomy. The Abbott government is about to celebrate its first anniversary in power – and one of its most notable achievements has been its ability to close down the $20 billion large-scale renewable energy industry. Despite its...Show More Summary

Sumlin ready for more out of No. 21 Texas A&M

18 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Texas A&M coach Kevin Sumlin knows his Aggies have more to accomplish. Still, he couldn't help but take pride in the team's dominating show at Southeastern Conference power South Carolina.

Love Affair

America's love affair with guns took another twist the other day when a young girl accidentally killed her weapons instructor by shooting him in the head with a powerful Uzi submachine gun. Now before writing this post, I've wracked my brain to think of a good reason for a nine-year-old being encouraged to handle and shoot a Uzi submachine gun. Show More Summary

Three China Business Powerhouses Team Up To Take On Alibaba, Link Online-Offline Worlds

Three of China’s richest, most successful and most powerful entrepreneurs today formally teamed up to create a joint venture that will in part take on the country’s largest e-commerce company Alibaba Group and seek to expand between the online and offline worlds.    The three probably will have not much impact in the near term on Alibaba, which is poised in the next few [...]

Germany slates $210 million for sustainable power grid research

19 hours agoUtilities / Energy : Smart Grid

In an effort to meet its ambitious goal of an 80% renewables share in the nation’s electricity demand by 2050, the German government launched a €157 million ($210 million) power grid funding initiative in August. Some 300 academic and research centers and 400 companies signed up to take part in the program, which was jointly Continue reading ?

All-In-One Toolbox is a powerful Android cleaner and tools collection

19 hours agoTechnology : Ghacks.net

My Android device, a Moto G, has been running slower than usual lately and one of the reasons why that has been the case is that it was about to run out of space. Back then I purchased the 8 Gigabyte model and while sufficient in many...Show More Summary

Is Melissa Rivers Her Mom’s Power Of Attorney? Melissa Reportedly ‘Freaking Out’ Over Life Support Decision

Melissa Rivers has been at Joan Rivers’ side today, and new reports suggest that she is her mother’s power of attorney. According to Hollywood Life, Melissa might be forced to make some very difficult decisions about her mom in the coming days. Sources say that this is going to be a very trying time for

Opening Night Demolition Shows Kevin Sumlin More Valuable Than Johnny Manziel

Johnny who? Remember when Texas A&M was a flash in the pan and wouldn't have staying power in the SEC West after quarterback Johnny Manziel moved on early to the NFL? Yeah, about that. Manziel's replacement, sophomore Kenny Hill, was...Show More Summary

Sessions: We've Got to Stand Up to Sanctuary States, Cities; Suggests Funding Reductions

On Mark Levin’s Thursday radio show, Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL) discussed the potential of President Barack Obama granting amnesty to 5 to 6 million illegal aliens by executive fiat. Sessions argued it would be an abuse of power by the White House and said it was intention to act legislatively against it. Show More Summary

Latest world power to have a top-secret drone program: Google

There was some pretty wild talk coming out of Amazon a while back about using unmanned aerial vehicles to deliver packages. It turns out Google wants to play too, and is already has a drone test program well under way. The existence of this top-secret program was officially announced on Thursday. Show More Summary

BP Refinery Explosion In Indiana Shook Houses, Fire Broke Out And One Worker Was Injured

A BP refinery explosion in Whiting, Indiana was so powerful that houses in nearby neighborhoods felt the blast literally. The explosion also triggered a fire and one worker was sent to the hospital. In a related report by The Inquisitr, it’s claimed that oil fracking could induce earthquakes and Oklahoma has seen a veritable spike

"A Man Of Many Perversions" – Federal Cybersecurity Head Convicted Of Child Porn Charges

Submitted by Mike Krieger of Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, The following story is a warning as to why centralized power is so dangerous. It doesn’t matter whether the power is political or corporate, overly centralized power in all forms must be resisted whenever it appears. Show More Summary

Meditation on Leslie Jamison’s THE EMPATHY EXAMS (and beyond) (Part Three of…Five…)

Ultimately, Jamison gets so much about West Virginia right: the spellbinding beauty “honeycombed” with corruption beneath its surface, and how “People with political influence and powerful economic interests allow the state to be exploited by new industries in order to… Continue reading ?

Why the Return of Rob Gronkowski Means Everything to the New England Patriots

He is a tight end. A graceful athlete with speed, hops and hands, he embarasses linebackers and obliterates safeties. With his powerful frame and love of contact, he gets in line and crushes those who would tackle his running back. He...Show More Summary

Infamous: First Light - 5 Skills You Need to Unlock

Infamous: First Light has a host of powers - these are IGN's must-haves for taking down the scum of Seattle. For more on First Light's powers, missions and more, check out the full wiki on IGN @ http://www.ign.com/wikis/infamous-first-light

UBS Urges Investors to Join Renewables Revolution

In language more closely associated with green NGOs, the world’s largest private bank says it expects a paradigm shift away from large-scale conventional power plants.

Deng, Deng Don’t Tell Me: A Chinese Political Quotes Quiz

“Political power grows out of the barrel of a gun.” While some quotes are indelibly linked with certain politicians—in this case, Mao Zedong—in many other cases, what leaders say can sound the same, no matter what end of the political spectrum they sit on.

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