From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE … The Week Ahead Monday White House adviser and Trump son-in-law Jared Kushner goes before the Senate Intelligence Committee. He answers every single question with, "Pardon?" minus the question mark. New...Show More Summary
There can be no doubt that the state of Utah, in the United States, has its fair share of natural wonders. Nestled up against the majestic Rock Mountains and home of the Great Salt Lake, this is a land of sprawling natural vistas and natural splendor. While these vistas are a popular destination for people... Read more »
Serving your mid-day open thread needs Great. It looks like the State of California is bailing out Tesla. "Tesla will soon hit the limit of the federal tax rebates.... " It's not like things are...
From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE … For Din-Dins, Good Boys and Girls Get Late Night Snark & A Tweet “Over the weekend, it came out that President Trump’s approval rating is at 36 percent. But Trump defended the number, saying that it was 'almost 40.' Then he said, 'And if you read 36 upside down, it looks like 93, which is almost 100. Show More Summary
Three new species of toads have been discovered living in Nevada's Great Basin in an expansive survey of the 190,000 square mile ancient lake bottom. Discoveries of new amphibians are extremely rare in the United States with only three...Show More Summary
MARRYING BEARS AND FROGS: Great title for an article discussing integrating the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) into the Department of State. The USAID-State integration debate has churned for at least thirty years, but it has never been consummated because the two organizations have wildly discordant cultures, missions, and modus operandi. The work of […]
by Angela Guess A recent press release reports, “Liaison Technologies, a recognized leader in cloud-based integration and data management solutions released a report: The Great Middleware Transition, developed in partnership with Aberdeen Group, a leading industry analyst firm. Show More Summary
While PlayStation 4 was the console of choice for June, it was still a great month for fighting games. In the United States, Tekken 7 finally beat Injustice 2 to take the top spot. However, Injustice 2 was a close second. You can take a look at the best-selling games below: Tekken 7 Injustice 2 […] Read More: Tekken 7 beats Injustice 2 to top June’s sales charts
One goal of these poetry spotlights, for me, is to share different things happening in the poetry world. After all, one of the great strengths of poetry is its diversity. After at the Haiku Society of America, let’s look at another poetry organization: National Federation of State Poetry Societies. Show More Summary
By Tom Engelhardt / TomDispatch In the U.S., there is no sense of responsibility for the spread of terrorism, the crumbling of states, the tidal flow of refugees, and the destruction of some of the world’s great cities.
A black Mississippi judge ordered the removal of the state flag with its Confederate emblem as his first act from the bench. Carlos Moore is the first African-American municipal judge in Clarksdale, and he marked his first day by ordering police to take the flag from his courtroom, reported...
From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE … > > > 3 Atlanta Time to get your bootie in gear if you're still on the fence about attending the hottest, wildest, brainiest gathering of moonbats on the planet. Here are the latest updates and vital links: ?...Show More Summary
Big shots are always on the move in mobile and across the digital advertising space. And we’re seeing that again this week in the great state of Michigan. Grand Rapids-based media solutions company, Adtegrity, announced that industry veteran, Jonathan Slavin, has joined the executive team as Chief Revenue Officer. Show More Summary
Two defenders found the back of the net for the Americans, while El Salvador turned to nipple-twisting and biting. Wednesday’s Gold Cup quarterfinal between the United States men’s national team and El Salvador was not a great soccer contest, but it was certainly an entertaining spectacle. Show More Summary
From the president of the United States, asked about the unemployment rate: When we got those great reports, I kept saying—you know, those numbers were 4.2, 4.3—I said, for a long time, they don’t matter. But now I accept those numbers very proudly. I say they do matter. This is laughable, but here’s the thing: […]
Hundreds of climate scientists, including a number from the United States, have applied to work in France after the country’s president, Emmanuel Macron, appealed for them to come and help “make out planet great again”. The slogan was a deliberate parody of the climate science-denying Donald Trump’s campaign slogan, “make America great again”. Show More Summary
State Library of Queensland has an extensive collection of historical maps of Queensland, some of which have been digitised and can be viewed online. This real estate map from 1884 advertises 191 allotments of land for sale at Hermit Park in Townsville. The allotments were situated along Charters Towers Road, Armstrong Street, Ackers Street, Ahearne... Read more
The CCA presents ?The Great Seal,? a solo exhibition by Tali Keren. In it, Keren invites viewers to step into the shoes of the headline speakers at the annual summit of Christians United for Israel (CUFI). In the United States, there...Show More Summary
There was just one promotional quote on Shaun Of The Dead’s theatrical poster here in the states: “An absolute blast!” —George Romero. Reading director Edgar Wright describe his conversations with and gratitude toward the late horror icon, you get the feeling that’s the only positive review he ever really cared about. Show More Summary
DANA POINT Most everyone at Jim Serpa’s recent Shark Talk had one question in mind: Why are there so many reports of great white sharks off Beach Road in Capistrano Beach? Serpa, 61, a former supervising ranger at Doheny State Beach and self-described educated shark geek, had the answer. First, he said, their presence there […]