High-horsepower Funny Cars are notoriously quick down the strip but a new record was set last Friday at California’s Sonoma Raceway. Jack Beckman behind the wheel of the Infinite Hero Dodge Charger made a pass in just 3.921 seconds at 323.43 mph, setting a class record in the process. The Friday run was only a qualifier for the past...
In 2010, the Simpsons featured a news helicopter emblazoned with the logo: “FOX News: Not Racist, But #1 with Racists.” That slogan might be applied to today’s Republican Party, which in recent years has actively passed voting laws that make it harder for poor and minority voters to vote. Show More Summary
This afternoon, Microsoft pushed out an update for the Windows Store. Version 2015.8.3.2 is now live in the Store, which updates the previous version 2015.7.22.2. In searching high and low, we could not find any differences with today's update. Show More Summary
When one of my credit cards expired this summer, my bank sent me a replacement with a microchip. This wasn’t my first credit card with a chip—in fact, credit card companies have long been heralding 2015 as the year when all of the old magnetic stripe cards for U.S. Show More Summary
Your day has passed. All days have passed. The end is on its way and all that’s left for you now is panic and ruin and dust. But sure, get yourself some young person blood if you think it’ll help. You might as well run out the clock with some energy.
Even when it came to the subject of surnames, Arnold Scaasi understood the importance of adding a flourish. The designer — who, WWD reports, passed away yesterday at the age of 85 — was born Arnold Isaacs, a name he later reversed to Scaasi, giving an air of exoticism to... More »
T-Mobile and Sprint have been locked in a dead-heat race in recent months over who will be the nation's third-largest carrier. Now, it appears T-Mobile has officially pulled ahead, unseating Sprint as the nation's third-biggest cell service provider. Last month, T-Mobile said it had 58.9 million subscribers — thanks to gains spurred by its Uncarrier promotions, […]
Good reviews of the new "Mission: Impossible" are making it easier to erase what we learned in "Going Clear"
Cops: Worker offered woman a passing grade on road test After telling a would-be motorist that she had failed, Daniel Perry, 21, allegedly pointed at his crotch and directed the victim to "give or do something." Road Test Proposition read more
Sprint ended June with 56.8 million subscribers, more than 2 million behind T-Mobile.
Last night Republicans in the Senate failed to overcome a filibuster and pass a bill that would end all federal funding for Planned Parenthood. As the Post’s Mike DeBonis reported, “Defunding Planned Parenthood is now a centerpiece of the Republican agenda going into the summer congressional recess, and some hard-liners have said they are willing […]
Tim McGraw has tipped his hat to the late Lynn Anderson, who passed away July 30th at age 67, with an impromptu jam session on her hit "Rose Garden." Anderson, one of country's leading female voices throughout the late Sixties and Seventies with a long string of Top 10 hits and recurring...
For all of the whining about Free Speech being destroyed by TV networks that fire bigots or by mean blog moderators who don’t let jerk-babies ruin their comments sections, sometimes governments pass terrible laws that are actual violations of the real First Amendment. Show More Summary
The House Ethics Committee has dropped its probe into 10 members of Congress who traveled to Baku, Azerbaijan in May 2013 with oil industry money, according to a Friday afternoon press release. The panel passed a trove of documents it collected to the Justice Department for a possible review of actions by parties outside Ethics’ jurisdiction. But even as the…
The newly unionized workers have a deal from Compass Transportation, which is passing it to Apple, Yahoo and others to approve
Rings that just sit on one finger are so passé. A plain, dainty anklet is old news. And what’s a stud earring without an accompanying cuff?! Okay, I’m kidding, but the point is: There’s a genuinely new shift in motion. Jewels have gone the way of the unconventional... Read the full post Top Untraditional Jewels: Talking Body which appeared first on Snob Essentials.
We find the Forum’s editorial calling the 2013 Heartbeat Bill a stunt having ‘little to do with common-sense’ and gloating over the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals’ decision to block the provision of the measure passed by a 2-1 vote of the legislature representing the people of North Dakota-inaccurate and misleading. The Forum failed to...
Two days ago, DJ and well-known dick Diplo posted to Instagram a photo of a fan at a concert—ostensibly Diplo-themed—holding a poster. On the poster is a picture of a towheaded toddler, flaunting a spectacular bowl cut. The words “I love ü Thomas West”—Diplo’s first and middle name is Thomas Wesley—are written beneath. Read more...
Note: The video should start at 2:55 for the main action. If you want to see what led up to the confrontation (the car passing too close then the two arguing over rules of the road), watch the whole thing, although the guy in the car loves to drop some f-bombs (i.e. Show More Summary
WA treasurer upbeat on govt's prospects of seizing control of carve-up.