Market wisdom rules: Mike Gilles, a former president of the Oklahoma State Home Builders Association, said that he built safe rooms in all his custom homes, and that even many builders who build speculatively now make them standard.Show More Summary
Fresh off hearing boos from the Billboard Music Awards crowd, Justin Bieber is now hearing it from a rock legend. Speaking to the London Evening Standard, Jon Bon Jovi went off a bit on Bieber for his unprofessional behavior in March...Show More Summary
The sad truth is that even if we were to invest all of our time and resources into making ourselves look like somebody else, most of us would not succeed in complying with the ridiculously unattainable beauty standard created by the media.
Embattled pop star Justin Bieber now finds himself on the receiving end of some unsolicited advice from veteran rocker Jon Bon Jovi. In an interview with the London Evening Standard, 51-year-old Bon Jovi had this to say with respect to Bieber showing up two hours late for a recent concert at London’s O2 arena: Do it once, you can be forgiven. Show More Summary
A San Francisco-based company, Emerging Objects, has created new 3D printing materials that aren't just the standard plastic, but composed of wood, concrete, and even salt.
After 24 hours of misery, finally Tottenham fans have something to smile about. London’s Evening Standard have gone to print on Monday afternoon with news that Gareth Bale “has committed his future to the club with a £130,000-a-week deal and will remain at White Hart Lane next season… It is believed, though, that the Welshman is likely [...]
Gareth Bale has reportedly decided to end any speculation that he is leaving Tottenham by signing a new contract to stay with the club. Simon Johnson and Tom Collomosse of the London Evening Standard reported the news of the 23-year-old's...Show More Summary
One aspect of the Raspberry Pi that has always challenged us is the power supply. It was a great idea to power the board from a standard micro-USB port because economy of scale makes phone chargers (even in the 1A range necessary for stable operation of the RPi) cheap and easy to acquire. The thing we […]
Even though I’m a writer, I love scenes that communicate volumes without any dialogue. First, a more recent example, followed by the gold standard — my favorite big screen denouement. Of course, it helps to have Bill Murray and Joseph Cotten. Filed under: Film Tagged: Rushmore, The Third Man
Hugh Hefner and Crystal Harris recently made headlines after the Playboy founder gave his 27-year-old wife a rather expensive gift, even by celebrity standards --...
Taco Bell Even by Taco Bell's (YUM) wacky standards, its latest product is a head-scratcher: The "Mexican-inspired" fast-food chain is currently in the midst of testing a waffle taco. The waffle taco -- which is exactly what it sounds...Show More Summary
No company likes to admit problems, but yesterday’s quarterly earnings report from Wal-Mart featured a remarkable amount of excuse-making, even by corporate standards. The company surprised analysts by reporting a 1.4 percent quarterly decline in comparable-store sales across the United States. Show More Summary
Fox and NBC have announced their fall lineup, and it’s hard not to notice some similarities between their offerings. Even beyond the standard “here’s a family comedy! Here’s a parenting comedy! Here’s some new police procedurals!” the premises of these shows are remarkably similar. Show More Summary
Mercedes-Benz isn't a brand afraid to put on a show for any old reason at all - like, just because it's Tuesday - but the premiere of the 2014 S-Class, even by the standards we're used to, was Broadway-theater intense. Held at a purpose-built...Show More Summary
Q: We North Queenslanders are considered rednecks even by Australian standards. I thought I’d pass on an example of English usage in this part of the world: Yeah, no, as in “Yeah, no, they should’ve won in the last quarter.” A: We’ve written on the blog about “yeah,” but we haven’t looked into “yeah, no”... ? Read More: Yeah, no
Some artists maintain a busy release schedule, putting out an album a year--sometimes, in the case of musicians like guitarist m: Bill Frisell, even more frequently--while others, for a variety of reasons, are less prolific. PianistShow More Summary
One of the constant complaints we hear from wireless and even some wireline ISPs is that the surge in online video demand has put a strain on their networks that leaves them with no choice but to implement unpopular policies such as bandwidth caps. Show More Summary
London Evening Standard and NOOK ® Announce Unique One-Day Read-a-Thon in Trafalgar Square This Summer - Kicked off by Boris Johnson Reading to Primary School Pupils Get Reading Festival on Saturday 13 July Will Be Free to the Public...Show More Summary
Leading UK Publishers Partner with NOOK ® To Donate Top Selling Children's Books to Aid the London Evening Standard'sGet Reading Campaign Free Books from Hachette UK, HarperCollins, Penguin and Random House Loaded onto the 1,000 NOOKs...Show More Summary
Jordany "Took a Spring Training Fastball Right To The Dick" Valdespin doesn't do a whole lot on the Mets. He doesn't walk, he can't play much defense, and he's hitting.235. He pinch-hits, with a start in center or at second every so often. He'll steal a base or hit a home run on a special day. But because these are the Mets, he is now the team's center of attention. Read more...