The universe has a sense of humor. I'm convinced of it. See, as someone who believes that humor is a wonderful way to deal with otherwise disheartening topics, I'm amazed at how often the world around me will give me something to laugh at when I'm feeling blue. Show More Summary
The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has added a touch more depth to it's heavyweight roster with the signing of European fighters Daniel Omielanczuk and Nikita Krylov to multi-fight contracts. Omielanczuk and Krylov were two ofShow More Summary
Rheinmetall Defence are developing a new 7.62mm medium machine gun called the RMG 7.62 which takes a unique approach to dealing with heat, the age-old machine gun nemesis. At first glance it looks like a small version of the M134 Minigun, but the RMG is no Minigun. Unlike the Minigun, with its insane rate of [...] Read More …
JERUSALEM (AP) — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu‘s senior coalition partner says that reaching a final peace agreement with the Palestinians is unrealistic at the current time and the sides should instead pursue an interim arrangement. Show More Summary
The Fix reports from Indiana, where the American meth epidemic rages on. Those who work to make hazardous homes safe have human pain to deal with, as well as chemical contamination.
The college football season brings pressure and challenges to the head coach, players and staff of every football team. South Carolina in 2013 is no exception. Throughout the course of a season, teams must deal with injuries, momentum swings, tough games and many more obstacles. Show More Summary
Geno Smith is learning, and in a hurry. And that has only partially to do with football, but everything to do with how he deals with the attention he’s going to be getting as a Jets quarterback. Smith said reports about his immature behavior before and after the draft were “inaccurate,” during an interview with…
Kelly Rowland is apparently very close to signing a deal with X Factor. Rumors have been circulating that the singer and Destiny’s Child member was being courted for the singing competition. Although nothing official has been announced, the folks at Entertainment Weekly are reporting that Rowland’s involvement is pretty much a done deal. The search [...]Show More Summary
Seriously, what is the deal with allll those janky lyrics sites? You google the lyrics for Random Access Memory and you're suddenly transported to the early 2000s. It's sort of surreal. I'm not the first person to mention this by far, and yet the lyrics world just seems to stagnate. Read more...
Holidays can be a treacherous time for people dealing with depression and/or substance abuse. Some people, when they hear the term "bottoming out," fantasize about...
Eager to fill the hole left by injured outside linebacker Melvin Ingram, the Chargers signed one of the elite pass rushers of the last decade. Dwight Freeney, formerly of the Indianapolis Colts, signed a two year deal with San Diego....Show More Summary
Sending data from a microcontroller to a PC usually requires some sort of serial connection, either through fiddly on-chip USB, FTDI chips, or expensive radio ICs. [Scott] didn’t want to deal with this when creating a network of wireless temperature sensors, so he hacked up a few cheap 433 MHz radio transmitters and receivers to transmit data […]
Coming up with a plan to fix the Utah Jazz's point guard situation all started last offseason. Fast-forward to this summer, and the Jazz have to deal with the same issue. The 2005 NBA draft was a turning point in Utah's organization....Show More Summary
Syrian President Bashar-al Assad gave a hard line interview with Argentina’s Clarín newspaper, dismissing international peace efforts and blaming the West for supporting “terrorists” fighting his government. “No state talks to terrorists," he said, according to a transcript in English provided to The New York Times. Show More Summary
With the brutality of abortion on full display during the recent trial of Kermit Gosnell, pro-life members of Congress are poised to draw the nation into a conversation about why abortion clinics like Gosnell’s have been allowed to continue in operation. Show More Summary
We jump in the wayback machine, and learn that “smart power” was the Obama/Hillary Clinton term for how America was going to deal with the world. It is defined by the Center for Strategic and International Studies as “an approach that...Show More Summary
Via its arrangement with David Garrett’s Mister Smith Entertainment, DreamWorks has steadily been adding to its portfolio of offshore partners. Today’s news is that it’s pacted with the Hadida brothers’ indie powerhouse Metropolitan Filmexport in France. Show More Summary
The United Nations has devised a new plan for dealing with world hunger and malnutrition. They've advised the world to start eating insects. The Food and Agriculture Organization said insects like grasshoppers and ants would make great...Show More Summary
The secretary, Eric Shinseki, is being held accountable for his overwhelmed agency’s problems dealing with claims for disability compensation.
Does Tumblr host a lot of pictures of naked people? Yep. But they've got an ad plan that deals with that.