A 33-pound, "grossly overweight" cat was rescued last week from the home in Sea Isle City, New Jersey, shelter officials told the Press of Atlantic City. When officers found Sprinkles, she was so obese that she couldn't roll over or properly groom herself. Show More Summary
The elimination of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization’s nuclear threat is a key to fulfilling the obligations of the Non-Poliferation of Nuclear Weapons Treaty (NPT), Iran’s Foreign Minister Javad Zarif said during the opening day of the 2015 NPT in New York.
Circa 1910. "Surf bathers at beach, possibly Atlantic City." Bathing-stockings optional! 8x10 inch glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.
On April 28, 2012, heavyweight contenders Seth Mitchell, from Virginia Beach, Virginia, and Chazz Witherspoon, from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, got it on at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Mitchell was undefeated at 24-0-1 coming in. Witherspoon…
What’s Happening — Obama Administration’s War on Whistleblowers at the National Press Club, 10 a.m. — The Atlantic presents Spinster: Making a Life of One’s Own at Sixth and I Synagogue, 7 p.m. Must-Read of the Day Politico MagazineShow More Summary
Enormous--and enormously complex---forces that have gathered against Android in Europe, all stemming from a case on the other side of the Atlantic. The post Google Faces Enormous Forces In Fight Over the Future of Android appeared first on WIRED.
Last November, we ran through the list of senior law enforcement officers on both sides of the Atlantic who all came out with suspiciously similar whines about how strong crypto was turning the internet into a "dark and ungoverned" place. Show More Summary
Shortly after Ernest Hemingway won the Nobel Prize in 1954, Richard Manning, who went on to become the executive editor of the ATLANTIC, visited the Hemingways in Cuba to collect first-person material for a magazine profile. From extensive...Show More Summary
The British Academy Television Craft Awards were given out tonight at The Brewery, City of London, and appropriately, considering the show’s five nominations, Sky Atlantic and Showtime’s Penny Dreadful had the best night. It took home wins for Make Up and Hair design, Original Music, and Production design. Show More Summary
Given all the red carpets and media scrums that surround the White House correspondents’ dinner, it’s strange that the biggest paparazzi drama happened at one of the weekend’s more dignified event. Leave it to Washington to turn a dry panel discussion into a scene. The Atlantic’s Saturday afternoon “editorial briefing” on veteran affairs was swarmed by police […]
Dylan Small writes: The conference will take place May 20-21 (with a short course on May 19th) and the web site for the conference is here. The deadline for submitting a poster title for the poster session is this Friday. Junior researchers...Show More Summary
A further accommodation ship, Ocean Atlantic, is due at Lerwick on Monday 27 April 2015 and is on its way from Portland in Dorset. As with the other floating accommodation at the port,
True Story is a true story about a grisly crime, and the aftermath of those trying to gain something from it. According to The Atlantic, True Story centers around two main characters. Christian Longo, played by James Franco, who killed...Show More Summary
Penguins are so rad, even elephant seals like to party with them! Exhibit A: this image from October 2014, depicting king penguins and a male elephant seal beachin’ it on South Georgia Island, deep in the Southern Atlantic. For more penguin fun, here’s a video from the official World Penguin Day page: Read more...
Look — there’s a star! You know: the guy from that show! It was Friday, the night before the White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner, and a TV actor had made an untimely entrance at a kickoff party hosted by Google and Atlantic Media. Not only was Timothy Simons (you know, Jonah from HBO’s “Veep”) the […]
A few weeks ago, I was absolutely struck by this article from The Atlantic, which talks about Sarah Manguso’s recent book Ongoingness: The End of a Diary. Manguso’s book focuses on her personal history of keeping a diary/journal, something I’m very familiar with personally. Show More Summary
The cocktail waiters outnumbered the guests when Timothy Simons, the actor who plays Jonah on HBO’s “Veep,” arrived at the Google/Atlantic Media party. The only other notable person in the room at the time was anti-tax advocate Grover Norquist. Simons beelined from the red carpet to an exit, only to reappear later once the room […]
Screenshot, The Atlantic. The Atlantic unveiled a redesign on Tuesday, and I spoke with Libby Bawcombe, The Atlantic’s digital design director, via email about the redesign, what worked, what didn’t and if they had any surprises. Here’s...Show More Summary
Amory Ross is cutting out, but that's understandable — he's a couple hundred miles off the Brazilian coast aboard a high-performance sailboat that's slicing its way through the Atlantic Ocean toward the equator about a thousand miles away, then on up to Rhode Island from there. Show More Summary
Eric Paschall, Fordham's leading scorer in 2014-15 and the reigning Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Year, announced Thursday via Twitter that he's transferring to Villanova. I have officially committed to Villanova University!!!!! # NovaNation...Show More Summary