The Beauty of Craig’s List Toucan needs a home He doesn’t like his home but he can curse “keep away from children” Office desk free Some imperfections, will not hold. Have phone, don’t call. Pedagogical Agent The “pedagogical agent” camped out in the uncanny valley, built a home, and had generations of creepy kids. Awards […]
My favorite album of 2011 was Past Life Martyred Saints, the gutwrenching and crazy-intense solo debut from the former Gowns leader EMA, and it wasn’t even close. After touring behind the album, Erika M. Anderson has been quiet for a while, but she’s now announced that this spring, she’ll release that album’s follow-up, which has [...]
Today's Spotify announcements are all about free - but it's not only tablets that are getting some love from the company. CEO Daniel Ek took the stage to announce that there will be a free version for any device that can access the service. The...
The Pac -12 comprises one of the most talented and exciting conferences in the nation. An eclectic mix of offensive capabilities and innovation is married together with tremendous passion and support from 12 loyal fan bases. Not to be...Show More Summary
We know more about wildlife this week, thanks to research by two Canadian teens. Teens from Ottawa and rural British Columbia published their research in this week's issue of a scientific journal, The Canadian Field-Naturalist. Their...Show More Summary
The final installment of The Forsaken trilogy won’t hit shelves until July 8, 2014, but you can read an exclusive
The future availability of carbon capture and storage (CCS) will be pivotal in reaching ambitious climate targets, according to a new comprehensive study of future energy technologies from IIASA, the Potsdam Institute for Climate Change, and the Stanford Energy Modeling Forum. read more
Latin America has taken big steps in the last 15 years in terms of financial stability. Since 1998, the average frequency of crises in Latin America has fallen from 0.7 crises per year to 0.29 crises per year. Economists attribute this...Show More Summary
YouTube takes a look at some of the most popular music videos, viral videos, and trends from this year in “YouTube Rewind: What Does 2013 Say?” The recap includes popular songs like “Blurred Lines” by Robin Thicke, “Gentleman” by Psy, and Daft Punk’s “Get Lucky,” along with “The Fox” by Ylvis, the Harlem Shake, and [...]
Typography Mania is a weekly post series that comes around once a week with the best of Typography design works on the web, from type videos to images everything is full of great design and typography inspiration. Users can submit their...Show More Summary
Joining the ever-growing ranks of games that support Twitch, EVE Online just added in streaming support. Pilots can now activate Twitch streaming right from the Neocom panel by logging into their Twitch account. This functionality is...Show More Summary
By Tom Steward | Watchdog Minnesota Bureau ST. PAUL, Minn. — Minnesota’s new online voter registration system has run into problems from the day it launched in late September. Just as critics predicted. But the problems aren’t borne by voter fraud, security concerns or technical glitches — at least not yet. As it turns out,...
(Image via the US Navy Art Collection) During the American Civil War, Confederate commandos and agents launched small attacks and engaged in clandestine activities from British Canada. Most famously, they robbed three banks in St. Albans, Vermont in 1864. Show More Summary
Networking startup Viptela has raised $33 million from Sequoia Capital, according to a report from AllThingsD. The goals of the young company stand out in a market filled with startups and heavyweights.
Apparently a lot of people weren’t aware that for years Kim Kardashian has only been donating 10% – of the profits (I’ll come back to that.) – from her eBay charity auctions to whatever cause will get her the most publicity, so it really shouldn’t have come as a surprise when she recently did the Read More...
From Rickey.org In movies being adapted into musicals news, the cult-classic Heathers (the original Mean Girls but with more murder) is getting an off Broadway re-imagining. The Voice • American Idol • The X Factor
By now we’ve all heard Miley Cyrus‘s “Wrecking Ball”, whether by choice or not. I’m not going to talk about the song or its painfully awkward and pointless music video. However, what I AM going to talk about is this absolutely nightmarish, terrifying version of... Read More
Praxair has fired up its carbon dioxide purification facility at the Honeywell Resins & Chemicals site in Hopewell, Va. Under a long-term agreement, Praxair will purchase CO2 from Honeywell Resins & Chemicals, one of the world’s largest producers of nylon resin and caprolactam, a critical feedstock used for nylon production. The agreement expands Praxair’s business […]
More good tips from Decatur PD’s Sgt. Jennifer Ross… To burglars, the holiday season in particular, means that your home generally has more things to steal. Not a very joyful thought, but an unfortunate reality. You can choose to be paranoid and add to the stress of the holiday season or take the time to […]
The veggies. Some ingredients. The insides before topping with puff pastry. From the oven to the table, all puffed and golden! On the plate with a side of mashed potatoes. This is the best comfort food ever. The Recipe: Steak and mushroom...Show More Summary