Great news for gender and race equality! The new class of NASA astronauts is 50% female for the first time in history. The class of eight astronauts are an equal mix of men and women, but is also made up of a variety of racial backgrounds making it the most diverse astronaut class in history. Let's take a look at the new astronauts.
I no longer have my school newspaper or club basketball team to meet new people and enjoy my hobbies. So, I decided to take a writing class in NYC.
Bobby Brown has been spotted again traveling in first class and once again, he was attempting to light up, er, turn on his e-cigarette. We spotted Bobby the other week on a Delta flight from LA to Orlando puffing an e-cig right after take-off. Show More Summary
Since we launched The Spectator Archive, the most read piece has been the first ever published article by one Anthony Blair in 1979, before he switched to the more informal… Continue reading The post 18 August 1979: Second class justice for immigrants appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
Here’s five fast facts from the 40th annual Daytime Emmy Awards 2013 ceremony Sunday night in Los Angeles. It was a first ever Emmy win for George Lucas and partner Doug Davidson. The team won Oustanding Special Class Animated Program for Star Wars: The Clone Wars. Show More Summary
I see that Revolutionary Communist Party stalwart, genocide denier, PR executive and self-styled “first class idiot” Fiona Fox has been awarded an OBE “for services to science”. At its peak the British Empire ruled half the globe. The revolution is permanent.
In 2000, I greeted the first entering graduate-student class at Berkeley where the women outnumbered the men. I was the first female dean of the graduate division. As a ’70s feminist I cautiously thought, “Is the revolution over? Have we won?” Hardly. Show More Summary
Almost three years ago we first highlighted the real math behind the surging entitlement class that America has become. So why does a large portion of the population choose not to work when there are many jobs available? The answer is simple. Show More Summary
Each first Wednesday in February, a head coach steps up to the podium and talks about what a marvelous recruiting class his program signed. However, the assistant coaches are the actual people who do most of the leg work. Some head coaches do not allow their assistants to speak with the media, so they do not get the attention they rightfully deserve. Show More Summary
In 2009, Tajh Boyd was a late addition to Dabo Swinney's first recruiting class, the recruiting class widely known as Dabo's "Dandy Dozen." Since he first started in 2011, he has helped Swinney change the culture of Clemson football back to that of a prominent power in both the ACC and college football. Show More Summary
On the second of June, my friend Sharon and I flew out of Phoenix and headed towards our vacation destination of West Virginia. We decided to indulge ourselves and fly first class. This was the first time either of us was able to fly comfortably in wider seat and have leg room. Show More Summary
A World Bank study has found the global elite superclass, composed of figures such as Al Gore who take lavish jets to conferences in places like Davos, leave large carbon footprints when traveling in first class. The Daily Mail cites...Show More Summary
THE chattering classes whipped themselves into a lather Sunday afternoon claiming that I raised questions about First Bloke Tim Mathieson’s sexuality on the ABC Insiders…
Cathay Pacific has my all-around first class, though it certainly isn’t the newest product. Their food is good enough, though not fantastic. I always choose the Chinese entree, I do love having dim sum for breakfast, and the smoked salmon and caviar is good. Singapore probably does a better job with main meals, and they [...]Show More Summary
Another day filled with first class chess was seen in Moscow. The players sharpened their weapons to face each other and offered a great session filled with memorable moments. Some of them left the playing hall satisfied, while someShow More Summary
It ain't all chocolate waterfalls and massages -- the World Bank finds flying first class uses way more fuel per person than flying coach.
The 2014 Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG has made an early debut thanks to a production line video from the company. While we're still waiting on specs and equipment information, we at least have a glimpse of what the hot S Class will look like. Porsche's upcoming smaller crossover, the 2014 Macan, has crossed our spy photographer's lens once again, and...
I couldn’t help but chuckle at this video, which I think a lot of us traveling folks can relate to: I actually get this once in a while in Lufthansa first class. I’ll talk to the crew exclusively in German, and then another passenger will start a conversation with me in English. I’ll respond and [...]Show More Summary
Neill Blomkamp got about triple the $30 million budget of his first feature film, the apartheid-themed alien invasion movie District 9 to make Elysium, his parable of a society radically divided by class, which is due out on August 9. And on that figure, smaller than many of the other action movies on their way [...]
It may not end up being the greatest draft of all time due to a perceived lack of top-end talent, but the 2013 NBA draft appears to have the deepest class in recent memory. Every team selecting in the first round this year has a great chance to improve immediately as well as in the future. Show More Summary