As Operation Atlantic Resolve rolls on indefinitely and the Pentagon moves a portion of its ground fighting equipment to Eastern Europe permanently, photos of Abrams main battle tanks operating in the region have become commonplace. But not photos like this.http://foxtrotalpha.jalopnik.com/watch-americas... Read more...
Iron ore and oil prices tumbled on expectations of surging supply, while Wall Street's response to the Greek drama was muted compared to that seen across the Atlantic.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) -- Atlantic City's efforts to recapture some of the tourism dollars it has lost to casino competition in recent years finally appear to be working. Nine years ago, the city's casinos started realizing they needed to offer more than just gambling if they still wanted visitors. Show More Summary
Brian Grazer knows that Cowboys and Aliens, the genre blend starring Harrison Ford and Daniel Craig, wasn't that great. According to The Atlantic, Grazer admitted that he had a few "mulligans" in his life. “I don't like cowboys, or aliens!" Grazer said at the Aspen Ideas Festival. "I remember having... More »
Planning a trip across the Atlantic Ocean with Star Alliance? There are nearly 200 transatlantic routes to choose from operated by 13 different airlines. That's a lot of options. The post Star Alliance Transatlantic Routes: 2015 Edition appeared first on Wandering Aramean.
1. "Letter to My Son": The Atlantic publishes an extraordinary piece by Ta-Nehisi Coates, who explains to his son how, "in America, it is traditional to destroy the black body — it is heritage." “Americans deify democracy in a way that allows for a dim awareness that they have, from time to time, stood in defiance of their God. Show More Summary
BY MELISSA RUGGIERI The goal for Parklife music festival in its second year: Go big. Or, at least bigger, as the event moves from its initial home at Atlantic Station to the Promenade at Piedmont Park. “Moving...
What’s Happening — Freelance Committee at the National Press Club, 6 p.m. Must-Read of the Day The Atlantic‘s David Frum looks at Hilary Clinton’s unwillingness to talk to the press. Fishbowl Fun Fact Thomas Jefferson believed the Constitution should expire every 19 years. Front Page of the Day
Show Notes: My two-part feature on Atlantic Records was partly inspired by a terrific reissue series that was originally issued in the early 1970's. In the early 70's Pete Lowry convinced Atlantic founder Ahmet Ertegun to reissue some classic and previously unissued blues from the vaults. The plan was to issue twelve albums although only […]
There can be no doubt that, when it comes to medicine, The Atlantic has an enormous blind spot. Under the guise of being seemingly “skeptical,” the magazine has, over the last few years, published some truly atrocious articles about medicine. I first noticed this during the H1N1 pandemic, when The Atlantic published an article lionizing…
"The Americans" star Matthew Rhys is ditching his LA bachelor pad for the Atlantic, TMZ has learned. The 3-bedroom, 2-bath Mediterranean home hit the market for $1.3 million … not much more than the $1.26 mill Rhys dropped on it in 2008…
Action Bronson is back with a new one called Mr. Wonderful (Vice/Atlantic) but is he wonderful? He is very much that, and he is better than a lot of rappers getting attention these days for being good but the different is that A.B. has skills, great lyrics, and a flow that has made people compared […]
How can Kristol even think to say that? What really happened at Gettysburg? An explanatory from the Atlantic (great read): Hundreds of black veterans made the journey to Gettysburg to mark the 50th anniversary. They greeted the reenacted rebel yells with cold silence. Show More Summary
They meet cute, as kids, in Atlantic City. The year is 1952. Cee Cee desperately craves an audience, and Bertie can only be dazzled by this child who is bursting with such talent and moxie. These opposites attract, and it is the start of a beautiful friendship that will endure (with one major rupture) for more than three decades. Show More Summary
Early Facebook investor and Paypal billionaire Peter Thiel revealed two key pieces of advice he gives aspiring entrepreneurs and investors this week at the Atlantic Aspen Ideas Festival. They can be distilled into two simple quotes: To investors?—?buzzwords should be a red flag “If there are too many buzzwords in a presentation, [...]
Authored by Matthew O'Brien, originally posted at The Atlantic, The top 1 percent aren't killing the American Dream. Something else is—if you live in the wrong place. Here's what we know. The rich are getting richer, but according to a blockbuster new study that hasn't made it harder for the poor to become rich. Show More Summary
Dakar offers some of the best weather for sun-seekers in Africa, with warm year-round temperatures and an idyllic location on the Atlantic Ocean.
Atlantic City, Wyoming, is a place where ghosts linger. It’s not a ghost town, exactly, although this relic of the 1867 gold rush has no paved roads, and mining ruins still form the foundation of rustic homes. There’s a gun shop (for sale) and two western bars that draw folks off the highway to experience authentic Wyoming. Show More Summary
Daniel Shaviro (NYU), Taxing Potential Community Members' Foreign Source Income: Recent years have witnessed rising debate, on both sides of the Atlantic, regarding how to define the category of individuals whom a given country classifies as domestic taxpayers, and who thus may be taxable on their foreign source income (FSI)...
The Atlantic just released a short clip from The Dickumentary: A Short History of the Penis,a new documentary about penises from filmmaker Sofian Khan. Read more...