Verizon is giving its customers more control over the channels they pay for as the cacophony of cord cutting reshapes cable TV. Large cable bundles laden with dozens of channels and big price tags... To view the full story, click the title link.
Want to know how a carbon tax will work? Look at current taxes. Years to get approved, then laden with exceptions, then many loopholes found. Why would a carbon tax be different?It is worse than that. A carbon tax CAN NOT work.The price of carbon necessary to have a real effect would be too high. Show More Summary
Nicolas Cage is getting some help in his one-man quest to hunt down Osama Bin Laden. Wait, we should be more specific, because that sounds too much like something that would happen in real life: Nicolas Cage is going to be in a movie where he plays a guy on a one-man quest to hunt down Osama Bin Laden, and now some other people have been cast in it. Show More Summary
An Arkansas lawyer representing ex-cops who blew the whistle on corruption in the Fort Smith Police Department says that when he gave the police brass a blank hard-drive for discovery documents, they returned it laden with sneaky malware, including a password-sniffing keylogger and a backdoor that would let the police department spy on their legal opponents. Read the rest
The Iranian news report was laden with innuendo and unattributed assertions about Jason Rezaian, a Washington Post correspondent jailed in Tehran since last year.
To Steve Kowit, the biggest sins that could be committed by poetry were being dull, obscure, too laden with allusions that might woo the intellectuals but turn off the common man (and woman).
He’s out on bail. Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi. A name as well known in India as is Osama bin Laden’s in the United States. Lakhvi is the alleged mastermind of the 2008 terrorist attacks in Mumbai. Referred to by many as India’s 9/11. His release by a Pakistan court viewed with outrage in India. The U.S. and … Continue reading Mumbai terrorism attack mastermind released by Pakistan
In 2011, just months after joining the Senate, Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) missed three hearings called in the wake of the killing of Osama bin Laden, according to a review of attendance records. Rubio has kept a busy political travel schedule since arriving in Washington -- and his activities off the Hill have made him […]
The places where presidential campaigns kick off are almost always laden with symbolism, and for most candidates it is welcome.
Chinese banks move to reduce their exposure to debt laden steel sector.
Morgantown, West Virginia is synonymous with couch burning. It’s the home of West Virginia University, and when they win an important sports contest, lose an important sports contest, or if the U.S. military kills Osama Bin Laden, people take to the streets to burn couches. Show More Summary
Blizzard has just opened the first wing of Blackrock Mountain in Hearthstone. You'll be battling with Dark Iron dwarves, fire elementals, and dragons for control of the magma laden mountain. Classic enemies from World of Warcraft, like Ragnaros the Firelord, will be raising their ugly heads to challenge you. Show More Summary
NYC women arrested on ISIS bomb-making charges update: The terrorism complaint identified the ISIS bomb-making suspects as Noelle Velentzas, 28, and Asia Siddiqui, 31. The complaint said Velentzas “idolized” Osama Bin Laden and kept photos and videos of the 9/11 mastermind on her cell phone. Show More Summary
Al-Qaeda and Osama Bin Laden devised secret plans to try and fight climate change, according to new letters and documents that recently emerged. These letters were published by Foreign Affairs magazine, via the Express, and prove that the terrorist organization were clearly concerned with climate change. Show More Summary
Behold, the first-edition cover art for Fredric Brown's 1951 Space on My Hands. The classic science-fiction short-story collection contains "Knock," which begins with two of the most evocative sentences ever: "The last man on Earth sat alone in a room. There was a knock on the door..." Read more...
In a 2010 audiotape Osama bin Laden blamed the United States for global warming and urged his supporters to boycott US goods. Now this… Newly discovered documents and letters reveal Osama bin Laden and Al-Qaeda bought into the Global Warming … Continue reading ?
STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Sweden, once cited by Osama bin Laden as the kind of country al Qaeda did not attack, is facing a rising threat from Islamist militants because of the crises in Iraq and Syria, its spy chief said in an interview on Friday.
PREPPING FOR A MINIMUM WAGE INCREASE: Amazon Robot Contest May Accelerate Warehouse Automation. “Amazon has already automated some of the work done in its vast fulfillment centers. Robots in a few locations send shelves laden with products over to human workers who then grab and package them. These mobile robots, made by Kiva Systems, a […]
Over the last decade, the CIA has launched thousands of drone strikes in its counterterrorism efforts. Now, the unidentified officer responsible for that militarization – and the hunt for Osama bin Laden – is being removed from his post.
The head of the CIA’s Counterterrorism Center, who presided over the agency’s drone campaign and directed the hunt for Osama bin Laden, is being removed from his post, officials said, a watershed moment as the CIA turns its focus to a new generation of extremist threats.