This qualifies as bombshell news, I think. Officials in Flint, Michigan, knew the Flint River was dangerously polluted but they went ahead and approved it for drinking water anyway. Wow. FLINT, MI – State officials warned of potential...Show More Summary
"If all you know is The Wire' and if all you know is the riots and what people say…you don’t know my Baltimore"--Many assumed that the death of Freddie Gray and the resulting chaos would tear the city of Baltimore apart — meet the young people of The Inner Harbor Project taking the lead and working with police to repair the wounds.' --.Mic
At the level of US presidential politics, a single gesture can be worth a thousand words. George HW Bush’s impatient downward glance at his wristwatch in the 1992 presidential debate, and Dan Quayle’s Adam’s apple jump in the 1988 vice-presidential debate – as Lloyd Bentsen said “You’re no Jack...
Memphis police are investigating one officer’s conduct after a local news station filmed him kicking an unarmed suspect and hitting him with his nightstick. According to WATN-TV, a camera crew was out on a story when it captured the unidentified officer’s pursuit and arrest of the...
The media were horrified. From the podium at a rally, Donald Trump was discussing Ted Cruz’s stance on waterboarding in which the Texas senator appeared to hesitate. From the audience a woman yelled out that Cruz was…was…well, “the P-word”. The “P-word” suddenly so potent a word that the media bleeped not only the woman’s words but Trump himself when he slyly repeated it.
After repeated warnings about China's soaring non-performing loans on this site (here, here and here), which have underscroed the basis of Kyle Bass' "big trade for 2016", namely shorting China's currency in the bet it will have to massively...Show More Summary
...but this is a list you do not want to be at the top of... As The Burning Platform's Jim Quinn so eloquently exclaims... Thank God for the Department of Education and Common Core. No child is being left behind in our quest for idiocy. Show More Summary
Hart's legendary career ended on a sad note as Drake's Team Canada triumphed over the Americans on Friday. Sometimes, classic sports stories just don't have happy endings. When four-time Celebrity Game MVP and Team USA coach Kevin Hart...Show More Summary
Jim Harbaugh wasted no time with his recruiting efforts when he became the Michigan Wolverines head coach Dec. 30, 2014. And money does not seem to be an issue. Steve Berkowitz of USA Today reported the jet Harbaugh and his staff used...Show More Summary
This is the heart of Dixie. One Alabama football fan gave their Jeep Wrangler a serious makeover, complete with all the necessary bells and whistles that would do the Crimson Tide proud. The intricate body paint has a touch of houndstooth on the top, with A's tastefully placed on the doors and wheel cover. Show More Summary
I, for one, welcome our new shark overlords. No, this definitely isn't football and it certainly isn't 2015 anymore, but for some reason, Left Shark was spotted taking in a hockey game. #CanesCup Weekend brings out the celebrities: Left...Show More Summary
El Tin Tan has closed, a new UCSF pot study says something I can't remember, and more. [ more › ]
Montreal continues to sink after allowing five goals to the second worst team in the league. Remember the dog craze that was sweeping the hockey world a few weeks back? Bring a sign, player scores a goal, you win a dog? Well, the family that kicked off the phenomenon after Bobby Ryan tallied a goal against the New York Rangers on Jan. Show More Summary
Let it burn. The Texas Rangers are very proud of their brand new video board! It's over 3,000 square feet. Wait...now the video board is really, totally installed? It's even bigger than we thought! #EverythingsBiggerinTexas pic.twitter.com/YjmXP5GcHa — Texas Rangers (@Rangers) February 12, 2016 Meanwhile, the Seattle Mariners are not very impressed. Show More Summary
HOT LIME BLING pic.twitter.com/lku3x3kkDW — Holly MacKenzie (@stackmack) February 13, 2016 After the Super Bowl and its expensive, expensive, golden concessions, we thought we had seem it all. But Levi's Stadium didn't have punny meals at its game. Show More Summary
In their best-selling graphic novel Zahra’s Paradise, Amir Soltani and Khalil Bendib captured the 2009 demonstrations in Tehran, Iran. Now, they're using that medium to give the world a look at another issue with which the countryShow More Summary
The popular police procedural drama TV series from CBS, "Hawaii Five-O" Season 6 returns this week with a brand new and exciting episode that will feature the spirit of Valentine's Day. However, spoilers for the episode indicate that these heart-related issues won't turn out the way fans had hoped it would.
NBC's hit supernatural drama TV series "Grimm" Season 5 returns this week with a brand new episode that will find Nick and his cohorts on the hunt for a Wesen serial killer who uses an ancient Wesen ritual and is currently on the loose throughout Portland. Will Nick and the gang make it in time to save everyone from this new enemy?
The Obama administration will allow U.S. air carriers to start regular scheduled commercial flights to and from Cuba as early as this fall for the first time in more than 50 years, U.S. officials said Friday. Air travel could resume with up to 20 daily scheduled round-trip flights to Havana, and...
Disclosure: I was compensated by The General Mills Bell Institute of Health & Nutrition for my time to write this post. Recommendations and opinion are my own. I’m always happy when Valentine’s Day rolls around. It’s a wonderful opportunity...Show More Summary