Though not a Shenandoah Valley author, Mary Virginia Hawes Terhune (aka… “Marion Harland”) is still someone who caught my attention. Yes… Virginia-born, but… she comes with a particular twist when dealing with the Civil War. Here’s what the entry in Encyclopedia Virginia has to say about her and the war… Harland’s novels were written over […]
New Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal has been portrayed as a someone with a bit of a prickly demeanour due to his press interactions. (Full disclosure: Van Gaal doesn't care for dealing with the press). But before Manchester United's...Show More Summary
In what has been a whirlwind 48 hours, Chelsea have announced that on-loan striker Fernando Torres will sign a permanent deal with AC Milan on January 5th. Upon the completion of that transfer, the 30-year-old will then be sent to … Continue reading ?
Chelsea officially announced Fernando Torres' loan deal with AC Milan will be made permanent as soon as the January transfer window opens in Italy, ahead of a proposed move back to Atletico Madrid for the Spain international. The Blues...Show More Summary
Seems that the N.C. Supreme Court has decided not to address his appeal of a lower court ruling that he and Charlotte Motor Speedway never had a deal with Cabarrus County for $80 million in incentives tied to construction of the drag strip at the track that Smith was going to build anyways. Poor baby.
The Swedish prime minister saves his government by agreeing to carry out the opposition's budget.
New York Knicks star Amar'e Stoudemire is no stranger to injuries and he's now dealing with another one. The forward is dealing with knee soreness and will miss Saturday's game against Sacramento, the team announced: It's a disappointing...Show More Summary
It’s always better to be safe than to be sorry when dealing with concussions. West Virginia Metro News is reporting that West Virginia quarterback Clint Trickett will retire permanently from football because he has suffered 5 concussions within a period of 14 months. Show More Summary
Sometimes you have to take one step back to take 2 steps forward. Now it's official! I've signed a permanent deal with @fcmidtjylland. But first of all I wanna say thanks to @arsenal for these 3,5 years! I wouldn't be the same player or person without them! Everyone at the club has been helping […]
Arsenal rising star Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain is dealing with an injury that kept him out of the team's Boxing Day clash with QPR, according to Jack De Menezes of The Independent: Arsene Wenger has recalled Tomas Rosicky for his firstShow More Summary
Move follows deal with opposition that would allow coalition of Social Democrats and Greens to continue in power.
Sacramento Kings star DeMarcus Cousins is currently dealing with an illness. The Kings reveal Cousins is out for tonight's matchup against the Suns: James Ham of NBA.com previously revealed Cousins was questionable with an illness. There are few individuals who are as vital to their team's success as Boogie. Show More Summary
There are a lot of tools online that claim to offer you total privacy. But when dealing with something like Internet anonymity, it's hard to be sure One that's widely agreed to be among the best available is Tor. If used correctly, the Tor browser and network cloaks online activity in anonymity; your online traffic isn't traceable back to you. Show More Summary
Eastman Kodak Co. has announced a new deal with Bullit Group Ltd. that will see the once bankrupt company launching Android powered mobile devices. The company said in a statement that slipped under the radar before Christmas that they were to … Continue reading ?
Aereo has reached a deal with broadcasters in U.S. Bankruptcy Court that will allow the former streaming service to auction off its TV technology — as long the the networks be allowed to monitor the process and examine any potential deal. Show More Summary
Hiroki Kuroda has reportedly agreed to a deal with the Hiroshima Toyo Carp of the Nippon Professional Baseball League. Sports Illustrated translated Daisuke Suguira of Yahoo Japan's original report: According to Japanese reports shared by Sugiura, Kuroda will return to the Hiroshima Toyo Carp of the Nippon Professional Baseball League. Show More Summary
As the Denver Broncos prepare for the playoffs, they might have to plan for the absence of Emmanuel Sanders. The veteran wide receiver is dealing with a hip issue, and is listed as questionable for Sunday, according to Mike Klis of the Denver Post: Sanders has been a revelation among the league's best bargains in 2014. Show More Summary
Michael Sam says he had to deal with homophobia right in his own home from the time he was a kid... with his own brothers calling him the f-word "because I was different." It's just the latest from Sam in his tell-all interview with Oprah --…
Kat Dennings takes a break from TV with the film To Write Love On Her Arms, which is inspired by the true story of a young woman who founded a charity group after her own battle with addiction and depression. Just as the actual charity,...Show More Summary
When an organization wants to dig into its Big Data these days, it’s almost inevitable that Hadoop, the open-source data storage and processing framework for dealing with extremely large data sets, will get the call. It’s easy to see why … Continue reading ?