So, the Nosology Rebels are unhappy about the form of DSM, unhappy about content. It’s time to go back to ground zero and recast the whole issue of diagnosis in psychiatry. There won’t be a DSM-6. read more
Considering that the West Coast was the functional ground zero of the 2008 housing crash, it’s always heartening to hear that California’s property sector continues to stabilize. While much of California’s most sought-after property is condensed in urban areas, and city markets have shown some of the strongest rebounds in the past two quarters, it appears that [...]Show More Summary
RPV Convention 2013 While most of the country has gone to sleep politically, Virginia is red hot. One of only two states to have a 2013 gubernatorial election, Virginia is ground zero for political junkies. The Virginia Republican Party (RPV) held their 2013 convention at the Greater Richmond Convention Center. Show More Summary
Jared Bernstein’s take on this very good NYT story seems right: There’s a long cover story on the Cincinnati IRS office which is ground zero for the recent scandal. The piece paints a picture of an understaffed, poorly managed group of mid-level bureaucrats, trying to follow impossible guidelines. Clearly, the agency screwed up in a [...]
This week in the war on voting is a joint project of Joan McCarter and Meteor Blades. • North Carolina 'ground zero' in fight against voter suppression: • Democrats introduce bill to reform and reauthorize the Election Assistance Commission: The EAC was created in the aftermath of the disastrous elections of 2000 as part of the Help America Vote Act. Show More Summary
How two co-founders of the home-supply store TreeHouse infuse their business with environmentally sound faith. Austin, Texas—with its "Keep Austin Weird" motto emblazoned on locals' t-shirts and bumper stickers—is ground zero for a green-building...Show More Summary
Apple is not the only company that plans to release several new devices from Cupertino. Amazon also uses the famous town as a ground zero launching pad from which to bring its next generation of products into existence. Even as the market...Show More Summary
So, apparently, the developers of the Park51 project have decided to ask for Federal funds. What’s Park51, you ask? It’s the official name for what Conservatives call the Ground Zero Mosque in New York City,...
The Chob's frantic and sassy "We're Pretty Quick" is GROUND ZERO/Holy Grail action for garage nerds. The Chob, or Choab, were from Albuquerque, New Mexico. After "Quick" they had one more single, "Why Am I Alone." Their name is said to have been slang for acne. [ Comment on this story ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
David Bowie is among the fans of astronaut Chris Hadfield's zero gravity version of Space Oddity One-Minute Read LAST UPDATED AT 12:11 ON Mon 13 May 2013 DAVID BOWIE has given his seal of approval to a version of Space Oddity recorded...Show More Summary
One World Trade Center, the signature tower being built at Ground Zero in New York, reached its peak Friday morning. Why has the building taken so long?
PETERBOROUGH is a smallish city in eastern England, which was once home to JLS, a recently disbanded boy band, and to Buttonwood, a less boyish columnist. It is also ground zero for a financial innovation, the social impact bond, which is winning attention around the world. Show More Summary
Some cool charts from Rob Grunewald and Dulguun Batbold at the Minneapolis Fed: they've plotted distance from ground zero of North Dakota's shale oil boom, the Bakken formation, against unemployment and wages (via FTAlphaville). They show that the further you get, the higher the former, while the latter moves lower. Show More Summary
The burger wars are coming. And, as America's expansion-minded burger chains strategically position themselves across the country, Las Vegas is starting to emerge as ground zero. Eater Vegas reported yesterday that Bobby Flay's Bobby Burger Palace is headed to...
Construction crews at the World Trade Center hoisted a spire adorned with an American flag to the top of the site's signature One World Trade Center building. Workers symbolically raised the WTC spire to a temporary work platform atop...Show More Summary
When the jihadist group MUJAO took control of northern Mali's city of Gao from Tuareg rebels last September, many locals welcomed the return of law and order. But the security MUJAO offered came at a price; a harsh interpretation of Islamic law that saw public beatings, whippings and even amputations in the city's main square.
Gary Suson, who calls himself the “Official Photographer at Ground Zero for the Uniformed Firefighters Association,” got exclusive access to the area in the months after September 11th. He later published a book of his photos, "Requiem:...Show More Summary
An apparent piece of landing gear from one of the Boeing planes used in the 9/11 attacks was found behind the site of the proposed Ground Zero mosque. According to the New York Post, surveyors hired by the owner of the 51 Park Place building made the discovery while working on the property. Show More Summary
The landing gear discovered behind ‘Ground Zero’ Mosque site: NYPD Photo I heard about it on the 10 o’clock news the other night and read about again this morning in the OC Register newspaper. Land surveyors working on new construction found landing gear from one of the 9/11 planes wedged between the buildings at 51 [...]
The NYPD is saying that a 5-foot long airplane part of a 9/11 plane has been found in an alley near the World Trade Center. The landing gear part was found three blocks from Ground Zero. It's incredible given that it's been more than 11 years since the tragic event of September 11th. More »