The bridge section of the second Queen Elizabeth Class aircraft carrier set sail today from Glasgow on its first sea voyage to Rosyth. Upper Block 07 is
I graduated in May of 2004 from Pedro Menendez High School in St. Augustine, Florida. The ’04 class was the first group to complete their entire high school years at the school which opened in July 2000. Previous students could optionally go to PMHS or choose to continue with their high school at their old […]
MIDDLETON, WI—Spending the first 15 minutes of class providing an overview of the game’s litany of complicated rules, local ninth-grade gym teacher Marcus Hartwell invented an elaborate sport Friday using just foam cubes, scooters, and plastic...
New St. John’s coach Chris Mullin has signed his first recruiting class and remains hopeful that he can land uncommitted 2015 big man Cheick Diallo after meeting with him for a second time on Wednesday. The Red Storm announced the signings of Darien Williams (San Francisco, Calif.), Tariq Owens (Odenton, Md.) and Ron Mvouika (Paris, France). […]
Money, it's a hit Don't give me that do goody good bullshit I'm in the high-fidelity first class traveling set And I think I need a Lear jet --Money, Pink Floyd _______________________ Another Earth Day thought from writer I.F. Stone, on the inception of the holiday. Show More Summary
A fifth grade teacher from Albuquerque, New Mexico, was placed on paid leave after he told his class that he raped his first wife. The shocked students immediately reported the teacher’s comments to school officials and the teacher was suspended until a the investigation into the startling remark is complete. Show More Summary
N27908, United’s 8th 787. Photo Courtesy of BriBri (CC BY-SA 2.0) In part one of this series I provided an overview of my airline sampler trip (5 airlines over 4 days) and offered my thoughts on my very first flight with Virgin America, from Dallas to San Francisco. Here we pick back up at [...]Show More Summary
By Victoria Cavaliere, Reuters Thousands of teachers across Washington state held the first in a planned series of one-day strikes on Wednesday to demand higher pay, better benefits and a reduction in class sizes, the state's largest teachers' union said.
Reader Andrew recently asked me the following question via email: "Lucky, I will be flying first class for the first time next week (on Emirates). I've never worn pajamas on a plane before, so am wondering if it is appropriate to walk...Show More Summary
I assumed she asked because besides being a hospice volunteer, I was a medical student and wouldn’t get spooked by a dead body. She probably didn’t realize that it was my first week of classes, and I hadn’t experienced much yet. She walked into the room with her head slightly bowed forward. She was physically […]
The new boutique fitness studio has high-tech treadmills that automatically adjust speed and incline while you run. All that's left for you to do is sweat.
Lufthansa generally opens first class award seats to their partners only within 14 days of travel. Their Los Angeles and San Francisco - Frankfurt flights are among the toughest to get, even then. And yet right now most days currently...Show More Summary
A reader made two mistakes booking his award trip that cost him a chance to experience Etihad's First Class Apartments, the most luxurious cabin in the skies. What mistakes did he make, and how can you avoid them when you book your own award trip? Continue reading Two Simple Mistakes That Could Ruin Your Next Award Ticket, and How to Avoid Them...
The 2010 NFL draft certainly boasted a talented class, with the likes of Gerald McCoy, Rob Gronkowski and Jason Pierre-Paul all among the players selected. Which player would go first if a re-draft were held? Who would slide out of the...Show More Summary
Lufthansa first class awards between Los Angeles/San Francisco and Frankfurt are wide open at the moment using partner miles in advance. These are typically the toughest routes in Lufthansa's network on which to snag award space. Lufthansa...Show More Summary
I’m on my phone right now travelling, so I can’t make a substantive post. I was informed that Lufthansa First Class availability is WIDE open in 2016, using the United search tool. This is special because Lufthansa First Class is usually only released 14 days or so before departure. Show More Summary
“With her first campaign trip drawing to a close, Hillary Clinton traded the Scooby road-trip van for a first-class airplane seat to make the trip back to Washington,” the Wall Street Journal reports. “The luxury ride was a different one [...]
“The Carnegie Corporation of New York, which announces its first class of 32 fellows on Wednesday, will provide grants of up to $200,000 to each recipient. The award, to be given annually, supports a year or two of full-time research and writing leading to the publication of a book or study.”
Don't think too hard about how he looks. It's weird, but it works. The first time you watch Thomas Müller, he's the most nondescript, average player you've ever seen. Then you watch a bit more and he looks extremely awkward. A bit more, you start to realize that he's good. Show More Summary
2,300 g. It’s got a Class 2 hyper-drive system still in working order with a backup Class 8. SFS I-a2b solar ionization reactor is in good to excellent shape. KDY Destroyer-I ion engine turns over on the first try but may need a new serpentine belt. As you can see by the picture provided, the deflector shield generator domes are intact. Show More Summary