New from PopCrunch: Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy Friends and family of flippant comedienne Joan Rivers remain hopefully that the ailing entertainment legend will make a full recovery after suffering cardiac and respiratory arrest during a routine surgical procedure on her vocal cords last week. Show More Summary
As Americans celebrated Labor Day and the freedom to provide for their families, let's hope they didn't spoil the holiday yesterday by pausing to consider whether government today is making their lives easier or more difficult. To wit,...Show More Summary
The fact that Charli XCX and Lorde have found mainstream success gives us hope that other pop girls operating to the left-of-center can make it big too! Girls like Banks, who consistently release great song after great song, slowly building a passionate following, and go from strength to strength. If you dig either of the two [...]
Hope you guys had an awesome Labor Day. We split time between family and house projects which is pretty much our sweet spot. This week is going to be especially hairy thanks to having book stuff nearly every day, but we did manage to eke out a few things to share this week and hope […]
I will be honest, after AMD did not update its FX processor line with the Steamroller architecture, I was not too hopeful for the brand to see anything new in 2014. But since the start of the year the 5 GHz turbo FX-9590 has been rereleased...Show More Summary
Content has become the marketing battleground online, but knowing what works with your target audience is key to success. BuzzSumo hopes to help content marketers in that regard with new paid plans for its service that exposes the best-performing content and the most influential people around a wide range of topics. Show More Summary
Hope you had a great holiday weekend. Back to the grind, people. What did I learn over Labor Day? I'm glad you asked. I learned that in every work environment, there's always one guy or gal - the person who...
MICHAEL BARONE: Would black voter turnout matter in key Senate races? Jonathan Martin of the New York Times reports on how Democratic Party strategists are hoping to maximize black turnout in order to preserve their Senate majority. One might question whether this really counts as news, given that black Americans have been voting overwhelmingly Democratic [...]
Four long weeks of the preseason are over, and it's finally time for 32 NFL teams to put months of roster assembling and gridiron training to work for a run to Super Bowl XLIX. Playoff hopes are ripe among every team heading into the season, as each of them has a chance to start the year off with an inspiring victory and inject hope into the fanbase. Show More Summary
Mel Evans/AP By WAYNE PARRY ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. -- Revel Casino Hotel opened with a bang a little more than two years ago amid high hopes of turning around Atlantic City's struggling casino market. But the $2.4 billion resort went out...Show More Summary
Peet's Coffee & Tea is embarking on a major expansion in Chicago, hoping to win over coffee connoisseurs with fresh-roasted beans and handcrafted drinks.
Hopes of turning around Atlantic City's struggling casino market dashed
The Americans hope to show improvement against New Zealand after having trouble with Turkey, while a Group D matchup between Australia and Lithuania has potential to be entertaining. Through the FIBA World Cup's first two days of competition, the United States was the only team in sole possession of its group's top spot. Show More Summary
No time for a long blog today. I’m working getting my constituents, Brett and Naghemeh King, released from jail and reunited with their sick child. I’m talking to the British and Spanish authorities, and am hopeful that the decision will soon be reviewed. The Kings are very obviously victims of an injustice – and, I [...]
"As far as limitations go I believe that it's better to know what you should not do as opposed to not knowing what to do. Hopefully my next LD submission will blow this one out of the water."...
Yesterday, Google started sending out press invites to the launch event in India for Android One, its new super-cheap smartphone. Google is hoping to deliver a solid smartphone experience for less than $100. Google's strategy is to work...Show More Summary
Topping out at a little over 200 feet, the 17-story tall silo is the largest industrial building in Nordhavn as well as one of its most well-known and iconic landmarks. The architects hope to maintain the identity of the silo while reinterpreting it in a modern
By Eva Taylor FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Expectations for further policy action at the European Central Bank's meeting on Thursday are running high after ECB President Mario Draghi pledged to use all available tools to keep prices in check. Show More Summary
Leeds United's Twitter account got it badly wrong on deadline day, getting fans' hopes up before dashing them in cruel fashion. Time was ticking down on Monday evening when the Championship club got fans' hopes up: Don't go to bed just...Show More Summary
We are currently working on 4 R&D projects that we hope will generate new important knowledge about happiness at work. We are really excited about the results and we’re doing the studies under a fairly rigorous scientific approach. It’s not like we’re expecting any of this to be peer reviewed, but we’re trying really hard to […]