Forty years ago, for a brief stretch of my long, non-affluent slog through graduate school, I lived at 30 Francis Avenue, in Cambridge, Massachusetts, at the house of Professor and Mrs. John Kenneth Galbraith. In exchange for a small...Show More Summary
In chapter 11 of Gumption, Nick Offerman handily refutes the idea that Yoko Ono was responsible for the breakup of The Beatles. He also espouses her creativity as an artist, recounts the gallery exhibition at which John Lennon connected with her work, and delves into the cleverness of their peace efforts. Show More Summary
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Born to an electrical engineer, and later a precocious and dashing young man who attained an Ivy League education, John Nash seemed destined for a life of stunning success. That he achieved, winning a Nobel Prize in 1994, but not without a struggle with mental illness that would make him a household name even more so than his achievements in mathematics.
At a conference over the weekend, about 150 people celebrated John Mullan, the Army engineer who was responsible for a vital route in the Northwest.
Via the New York Times, John Scalzi and Tor Books announced a new deal for thirteen novels worth a whopping $3.4 million. “Mr. Scalzi approached Tor Books, his longtime publisher, with proposals for 10 adult novels and three young adult novels over 10 years,” revealed John Schwartz of the New York Times. Show More Summary
By John Ruwitch PUTIAN, China (Reuters) - Criticized and even sued by luxury brand Gucci and others for facilitating the counterfeit goods trade, Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd has been quietly piloting a scheme to try to curb fakes at source. Show More Summary
McCain never met a war or military conflict he didn't want to escalate and this Memorial Day weekend was no different. Here's soon to be retired Face the Nation host Bob Schieffer's last big wet kiss for Sen. McCrashy on this Sunday's...Show More Summary
The ticker tape rained down on Stamford Bridge as John Terry collected the Premier League silverware for Chelsea. The Blues end the campaign as EPL champions, winning the title by eight points from disposed kingpins Manchester City. The...Show More Summary
Our coverage on the award of the Nobel prize for economics to John Nash in 1994
John Forbes Nash Jr., the Nobel laureate and Princeton mathematician, whose life story was the inspiration for the book and movie "A Beautiful Mind," was killed in an car accident along with his wife in New Jersey Saturday morning, New Jersey state police said. Show More Summary
Why Chris Christie Will Be The Next POTUS A Super Tuesday Away From Double Digits The View From The U.S. Virgin Islands By JOHN McCARTHY TMV Columnist The eighteen Republicans running for president in 2016 are wise to try to make foreign policy the lead issue in the next POTUS election. Not because Hillary Clinton [...]Show More Summary
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — When the Rhode Island School of Design offered iconic filmmaker John Waters an honorary degree, he was surprised. After all, he got thrown out of every school he ever went to. Known for quirky films that pushShow More Summary
Most people outside of academia had no idea who John and Alicia Nash were before the tremendous A Beautiful Mind captivated audiences across the country in 2001. Count me among the captivated, as I have the Ron Howard masterpiece in my Top 10 movies of all-time ever since seeing it on opening night 14 years ago. Show More Summary
John Nash and his wife died yesterday in a car accident. CNN: Nash, who won the Nobel Prize for Economics in 1994, was known for his work in game theory, and his personal struggle with paranoid schizophrenia. His life story inspired the 2001 Oscar-winning film “A Beautiful Mind” starring Russell Crowe and Jennifer Connelly as […]
Jennifer Connelly is remembering the lives of John and Alicia Nash following their tragic deaths in a car crash this weekend. The 44-year-old actress won an Oscar back in 2002 for playing Alicia in the movie A Beautiful Mind, which won Best Picture as well. “This is a great loss. John and Alicia Nash were [...]
Ohio Governor John Kasich (R) all but announced Sunday that he is running for president. Kasich, who has several times hinted at a 2016 bid, spoke openly with ABC News' "This Week" about his efforts. "We're getting closer [to an official announcement]," he told host Jon Karl. Show More Summary
Mourning the loss of A Beautiful Mind - two of them, actually. Princeton University's John Nash and wife Alicia Nash were killed in a New Jersey Turnpike crash Saturday. Outstanding detective work by Deciminyan What's wrong with Christie's campaign twitter? The Imperial Governor of New Jersey Christie's hold on attorney general riles critics. Show More Summary
John Nash, the Nobel Prize-winning mathematician and his wife Alicia, were killed in a car accident in New Jersey late Saturday afternoon. NJ.com reports: The Nashes were in a taxi traveling southbound in the left lane of the New Jersey...Show More Summary
John Forbes Nash Jr., a Nobel Prize-winning mathematician and inspiration for A Beautiful Mind, died in a May 23rd car accident that also took the life of his wife Alicia. John Nash was 86 and Alicia Nash was 82. Nash's struggle with paranoid schizophrenia, as well as his wife's fortitude...
St. John’s guard Rysheed Jordan is expected to be ruled academically ineligible for the fall semester and may have played his last game for the team, according to a report by Roger Rubin of the New York Daily News. Jordan, the Johnnies best returning player, could still get his grades in order to play during the […]