The hottest grand slam event on tennis' calendar began this week under mercifully mild skies. Temperatures at the Australian Open have kept to double digits so far, contrasting with the brutal heat waves that struck last year, causing players and ball kids to pass out. Show More Summary
This is a story I’ve always wanted to write. In the wake of Microsoft’s frankly excellent Windows 10 presentation yesterday, Redmond is finally killing off Windows RT. Hooray! More »
Forget the interminable operas of Richard Wagner, the cinematic Lord of the Rings cycle feels like it has gone on for ever. Mercifully the Tolkien-fest has reached its conclusion (the ones with furry feet and pointy ears won) so NewShow More Summary
That's not a pithy "Not The Onion" style joke we're making here about the ridiculousness of such a concept. This is a real thing that the satirical newspaper legitimately predicted two years ago. May God have mercy on all our souls.
Ministers have always been at the forefront of leading America, calling upon God for mercy, guidance, wisdom, and revival. Historically, they led both in and out of the pulpit—spawning the American Revolution, opposing slavery and organizing...Show More Summary
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photo: Weatherbox at Saint Vitus in 2014 (more by Amanda Hatfield) Weatherbox, whose 2014 album Flies In All Directions was one of our favorite albums of 2014, have announced that they'll head back out on tour in March/April as direct...
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Earlier this month, with the hapless New York Knicks mired in a then-three-week losing streak, the New York Times openly called for ideas for where to instead send its beat reporter, writing, “we feel it’s only merciful to give our Knicks beat writer, Scott Cacciola, a break from such woeful basketball. He deserves to see […]
Amber Rose is showing no mercy and is still breaking the internet via Instagram. Recent story has been about her black thong set. However — on January 19, 2015 — she responded to critics in a fiery, new video. The video is titled “Sebastian’s...Show More Summary
Altered Five Blues Band – Cryin’ Mercy (Omnivibe Records: OVR 0001) The A.F.B.B. came into being in 2002 when part-time musicians Jeff Taylor; vocals, Jeff Schroedl; guitar, Mark Solveson; bass, Scott Schroedl, drums, and Raymond Tevich; keyboards, got together to play; as Jeff Taylor recalled in an interview: I had taught piano at a music store, […]
Greetings! Well, they say death comes in threes so hopefully I’m done for awhile. My aunt died Saturday. This was long expected and in many ways merciful. Because of this, things will be a bit short today and I’ll be absent in the mid morning to deal with the funeral home. Space X rocket goes [...]
When technology, and the companies behind it, fails, the end can come in a number of different ways. A technology can be mercifully put down, as with Google’s failed hardware media player, the Nexus Q. Alternatively, a failing company...Show More Summary
A fundraiser to build a center dedicated to teaching Muslims how to combat negative depictions of their faith drew thousands of protesters Saturday in Garland, Texas. "We cannot allow terrorists to run away with the merciful personality of Prophet Muhammad, that they are standing on his name," said event organizer Abdul Malik Mujahid. Show More Summary
We all think we know Stalin. He was the brutal and vengeful dictator of the Soviet Union from the late 1920s until 1953, when, mercifully, he died before he could do any more damage. He was the instigator of forced industrialization and...Show More Summary
Pope Francis was forced Saturday to flee a fierce storm in the Philippines that killed a papal volunteer, cutting short a mercy mission to weeping survivors of a catastrophic super typhoon. Wearing a yellow plastic poncho to protect him from intense rain, Francis delivered an emotional mass to...
A fierce storm that killed a papal volunteer cuts short Pope Francis's mission to survivors of a catastrophic super typhoon.
The writing was on the wall when it couldn’t catch on at even the techiest of tech conferences, but it’s official now—Google Glass, in its current form, is about to join the Apple Newton, the Nintendo Virtual Boy, and Google Wave on the technological trash heap. Show More Summary
"Would you permit me to teach my children that God is greater, more just, and more merciful than all the (religious) scholars on earth combined? And that His standards are different from the standards of those trading the religion" --...Show More Summary