With all the stubs now counted, the Verbier Festival reckons that it sold 30,000 tickets, 3,000 down on last year. Worse, almost two-fifth of the tickets were sold during the festival itself, which is a bit last-minute for sound financial planning. Festival organisers blame the strong Swiss franc for the downturn. Online, the Valery Gergiev […]
Did Meek Mill’s Ghostwriter Put Him On Blast Things are going from bad to worse for one Meek Mill. Not only was he put on the OVO screen by Drake, but now it appears as though a ghostwriter of
This case has taken a truly sad turn. According to law enforcement, Kim Richards was living out of her CAR at the time of her arrest for shoplifting at Target. Insiders close to Kim say her welcome has worn out with family and friends who've unsuccessfully tried to maintain her sobriety. At this point, the reality [...]
HOW’S THAT HOPEY-CHANGEY STUFF WORKIN’ OUT FOR YA? (CONT’D): GDP Numbers Keep Getting Worse. “In the 138 years from 1870 to 2008, the US economy expanded by about an average of 3% a year. After the revisions to GDP data from 2012-2014, we see that the U.S. economy since the financial crisis has been growing […]
The jobs that are least vulnerable to automation tend to be held by women.
A whole bunch of Unison members have been in touch after the post dated 27 July about equal pay settlements in South Lanarkshire Council. "How come the offers being recommended for acceptance by Unison are so much worse than the settlements achieved by Action 4 Equality Scotland?", is the kind of question that's on people's minds. Show More Summary
Things just keep getting worse for her. The last we heard of Kim Richards, she was happily celebrating 30 days of being sober. Well, it seems as though things weren't as peaceful as we thought, because the Real Housewife was just arrested on Sunday for shoplifting! Apparently, a security guard at a Valley Target noticed the ex-RHOBH star [...]
For better or worse, just like with fashion or technology, the food industry experiences fads. These trends could be categorized as a cooking method like sous-vide or a specific ingredient such as Himalayan pink salt.
The only thing worse than waiting in a long line to buy something is for someone to jump said line. Nobody likes a line cutter. But we’re almost inclined to give this one guy a pass because not only did he admit to doing it, he’s showing others how he did it.
Here we go again, and with Newspoll tomorrow bound to make things even worse for Tony Abbott: Communications Minister
Posting GIFs to a chat or social media is pretty standard fare, and the only thing worse than not being able to find the one you want is sharing a link instead. To make sharing easier, a new app for iOS named GIF Wallet will save all your moving pictures in one place. Show More Summary
It’s only lunchtime but the Guardian may have already reached ‘peak Guardian’ for the day. The paper has published an article penned by Chris Elliott chronicling an in-house investigation into their coverage of… Continue reading The post The Guardian launches inquiry into Corbyn coverage: ‘worse than reporting of Vietnam war’ appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
Recently, the New York State Education Department (NYSED), the state agency responsible for regulating medical schools, adopted a policy prohibiting hospitals in New York from offering clerkships to many international medical students. Show More Summary
Frequent Fox News pundit Erick Erickson suggested recently that conservatives may have to launch a Civil War to stop Planned Parenthood from performing abortions. “We have passed the point where Nazi comparisons are inappropriate,” Eric wrote in a blog post on Friday. “These are...
There are few things worse for DVR-toting sports fans than to realize that a game is going into extra time that they can't record -- just ask Red Sox and Yankees fans, who may have missed 10 innings this April. Thankfully, Comcast might save you from similar TV tragedies in the future. Show More Summary
An all-charter-school system was heralded as the future for urban schools. The future is filled with flaws
Things could barely have gone worse for Brad Keselowski today at Pocono as his 57th-lap stop turned into carnage, throwing bodies, a jack, and a wheel across the pit lane. Read more...
I noted Rob Christensen’s article in Sunday’s N&O and his point that North Carolina’s unemployment rate has gone up for 4 straight months and yet the NC Senate wants to cut funding for 8,400 teachers assistants. That unemployment rate is going to go up, not down. Show More Summary
Teachers can’t hotfoot it out of Kansas fast enough, creating a substantial shortage expected only to get much worse. Why? Well, there’s the low pay. According to the National Center for Education Statistics, the average teaching salary in 2012-2013 (the latest year for which data were available, in constant 2012-2013 dollars), was $47,464, lower than the […]
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump predicted on Sunday that he would win that he would win the black vote because President Barack Obama had set a “poor standard,” which made things worse than “just about ever” for African-Americans.” “He has set a...