Usually, a professional sports team hires security guards to prevent items from being stolen. But with all the bling in a standard NBA locker rocker, sometime even the guards can't keep their hands to themselves. Such was the case for...Show More Summary
Would this motor-fashion disaster even pass road safety standards?! Barcelona’s Alex Song is a well-known fashionista, always pushing boundaries with his hairstyles and wardrobe choices, but he’s really pushed the boat out with his new motorbike helmet. The headwear is fitted with white spike, which are probably defeat the purpose of wearing a helmet. And [...]
North Korean state media are known for hyperbole, but even so, the official announcement of the execution of Jang Song Thaek is a step beyond. The state-run Korean Central News Agency released a long article detailing the alleged crimes and transgressions of Jang, a longtime senior regime official who was also the uncle of leader Kim Jong Un. Read full article >>
North Korean state media are known for hyperbole, but even so, the official announcement of the execution of Jang Song Thaek is a step beyond. The state-run Korean Central News Agency released a long article detailing the alleged crimes and transgressions of Jang, a longtime senior regime official who was also the uncle of leader […]
Fox News hosts used meaningless hand gestures to mock the interpreter at Nelson Mandela's memorial service who reportedly did not use standard sign language, even after another news organization apologized for a similar sight gag. As...Show More Summary
CAMBRIDGE, MA -- To evaluate school quality, states require students to take standardized tests; in many cases, passing those tests is necessary to receive a high-school diploma. These high-stakes tests have also been shown to predict students' future educational attainment and adult employment and income. read more
Last year’s Cloud Atlas, directed by the Wachowski siblings, was ambitious even by their standards, tackling several intricate stories across multiple worlds and time periods, with double-casting, elaborate costumes, and an invented language. Show More Summary
Up until the latter few decades, truck bodies – typically sourced from a local or regional shop – were never all that standardized, which led to an almost infinite array of bodies even for purposes as seemingly narrow as transporting dogs and other animals. Of course, the variety comes from an almost infinite diversity of […]
Today awesome Bristol label Futureboogie releases their latest gem. And it's a real gem even by Futureboogie standards. Hackman's Change My Life EP include three strong tracks with soulful vocals, jazzy organs, deep basslines and funky percussions. Show More Summary
What’s the best place to conduct a conversation about a confidential or even classified matter? Surprisingly, probably not a conference room designed in accordance with acoustical criteria approved by the Department of Defense. While...Show More Summary
Ever get confused over the names of medicines? I do. There’s Zantac and Xanax. Zanaflex and Zaleplon. But Zanaflex is also known as tizanidine. Tizanidine functions very differently than Zantac and its other name, ranitidine, even though they sound alike. Every drug has (at least) two names — one proprietary, and one generic. Proprietary names are created [...]
Doctors, lawyers, police, and even accountants have codes of ethics. With the rise of mobile computing and its increasing importance of it in our daily lives--and the revelations of some big-time developers delving into shady practices--is...Show More Summary
SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 27, 2013 – What's the best place to conduct a conversation about a confidential or even classified matter? Surprisingly, probably not a conference room designed in accordance with acoustical criteria approved by the Department of Defense (DOD). read more
Sesame Street parodies starring Cookie Monster are always a good bet (c.f. Monsterpiece Theater) but even by those standards, "The Hungry Games: Catching Fur" (with Cookie Monster as "Cookieness Evereat") is a standout.
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Recently, Standard & Poor downgraded Netherlands' sovereign debt from a coveted AAA rating to a AA+ rating. The downgrade came as S&P sees a weak growth outlook, even though the Netherlands is seen as part of Europe’s healthy economic core. Show More Summary
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So last night’s mid-season finale of The Walking Dead was a proverbial (and literal) blood bath, even by Walking Dead standards. It featured the death of two important characters and rearranged the deck chairs of the show, which will surely take the motley crew of zombie apocalypse survivors in strange new (darker?) directions in the […]
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The Japanese company Olympus introduced at home a new top model of the IC recorder Voice-Trek DS-901, equipped with high-quality audio in addition to standard haraktistik, and even a 2-inch color LCD display and support for Wi-Fi wireless...Show More Summary