Connecticut is but the latest state to consider what is unarguably a great idea.
It began with a noble intention but ended in humiliation. The Golden State Warriors' Festus Ezeli simply wanted to send his positive regards to an NFL great after his Super Bowl 50 victory; he was half right. Instead of directing his warm wishes to Peyton, the big man congratulated the younger Manning, Eli. Show More Summary
Iowa, Where Everyone’s a Winner Raging Moderate by Will Durst The great state of Iowa has a history of cultivating its topsoil for a harvest of winners the rest of the country may enjoy. Glenn Miller. Buffalo Bill Cody. George Reeves. Herbert Hoover. James Tiberius Kirk. As a side note, this may be the first [...]Show More Summary
Cells reach a state called senescence when they stop dividing in response to DNA damage. This change can matter greatly to health, but scientists do not yet have a clear picture of how this change impacts the genome. A new study shows that a cell's chromosomes become physically reconfigured at senescence, leading to significant differences in what genes are expressed.
Sally Hardesty has slipped into a state of insanity after being subjected to the unimaginable terrors found in The Texas Chain Saw Massacre. What are your favorite moments from the film?
There were many cheers over last week's Supreme Court decision in Federal Energy Regulatory Commission v. Electric Power Supply Association (EPSA) because of its positive effect on energy prices, reliability and the fight against climate change. read more
As former secretary of state Hillary Clinton and Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) battle it out for the Democratic presidential nomination, it is fair to say that neither has devoted a great deal of attention to K-12 school reform. Education activist Bertis Downs believes he can help one of them seal the nomination with the right […]
An interesting little whine in The Independent about corporate taxation. Which contains one gem and one great truth. The gem: So enough of multinationals treating the British state as if it were a charitable fund to which they can voluntarily contribute. … Their vans drive on taxpayer-funded roads, and they frequently avail themselves of a […]
From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE… Late Night Snark: Cacophony in Corn Country Edition "Ted Cruz's [Iowa] victory last night raises a lot of questions, like one: can he keep this momentum going into New Hampshire? And two: just how muchShow More Summary
A Jersey City resident thought it would be a great idea to fly his drone in midtown Manhattan yesterday. Of course, he ended up crashing it into the 40th floor of the Empire State Building. [ more › ]
It’s going to be great. It’s going to be huge. As we march closer and closer to the 2016 Presidential elections in the United States, we take a look at some of the candidates who are vying for the nomination for their respective parties. As of this writing, it looks like Hillary Clinton has the Democratic nod practically in the […]
From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE… Today's Boring Corrections "[T]he Republican base put up with George Bush the first, put up with Bob Dole, were deeply disappointed with the big-spending George W and…again by Mitt Romney and are now going to come loaded for bear for the race for 2016. Show More Summary
Auburn saved the best for last on national signing day by going back to a tried-and-true method—snagging a 5-star player out of the state of Georgia. Plenty of great Auburn players, past and present, hail from the Peach State. But the commitment of 5-star defensive tackle Derrick Brown, the No. Show More Summary
Mr. Trump ditches talk of the dire state of America in favor of a more positive message in an ad featuring a diverse set of supporters embracing his plan to "Make America Great Again."
Image courtesy of MOMA Did you know that MOMA, one of the United States preeminent showcase's for international cinema and leading institutions for film preservation in the world is going on its 81st year? Their treasure trove of films is an endless oasis of early to present day cinema from classic to experimental genres. Show More Summary
Dave Majumdar Security, Moving past the last fifteen years, the United States military is once again focusing on great power conflict. The United States is entering a new era of great power competition facing off against a resurgent Russia and a reemerging China. Show More Summary
When Pope Francis visited the United States last year, some people were excited and some people were disappointed. And some people, such as an (alleged) Los Angeles con man named Erwin Mena, (allegedly) saw a great opportunity to get their swindle on: LAPD Det. Show More Summary
Tomorrow, in Auckland, New Zealand, the United States and 11 other countries will sign the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), a new free trade agreement that encompasses nearly 40% of the world's economy, and includes three of our four largest trading partners. Show More Summary
From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE… Two Things In Life Are Certain. This is One of Them: On February 3, 1913, the 16th Amendment, establishing the beloved income tax, was ratified and became part of the U.S. Constitution. Here is our annual...Show More Summary
I will never forget the look of panic in Mark Dantonio’s eyes. Here stood a man of great resolve - one that thrived under pressure and considered adversity to be a privilege - who had seemingly been confronted with his greatest nemesis. And yet as the patient who lay on the [...]