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Reefer Madness II: Nancy Grace argues with NORML chair and Dr. Drew about marijuana

yesterdayNews : The Raw Story

HLN host Nancy Grace faced off with not only her colleague Dr. Drew Pinsky on Tuesday, but the head of a pro-marijuana group as she blamed the drug for the shooting death of a Colorado woman last April. “I’m not going to let the isolated stories you drag off the Internet impact and...

Broadband providers, NCTA support Republicans' net-neutrality proposal

Incumbent service providers and industry trade groups back a proposal by a group of Republicans to thwart a potential move by the FCC to reclassify broadband Internet service providers as common carriers under Title II in the 1996 Telecom Act.

Enigma machine from World War II finds unlikely home in Beverly Hills

6 days agoArts : Culture Monster

In the Oscar-nominated movie "The Imitation Game," a group of young British mathematicians is tasked with cracking the German Engima machine, the cipher device that the Nazis used to encrypt and decrypt war communications.

Surprise: Sprint Tells FCC That Title II Is Just Fine By Them

Ever since the (current) net neutrality fight got started a year ago, the battle lines have been pretty predictable: the companies that sell you access to data don’t really want stronger regulations, and groups that sell things that need you to have access to someone else’s data plan do. But in a surprise move this week, Sprint just broke ranks … [More]

ResQte Of The Week II: Daisy -N- Teddy

After a fierce battle with both her camera and the dodgy lighting in her kitteh room, Glenn M. has these photos for us! “These are a couple of gorgeous little kittens I am fostering for POSNA, a local spay/neuter ResQte group in Newport, WA?. They are about 4 months old, and though they were feral, […]

Premiere: Balmorhea - HEIR II (Ben Aqua Remix)

Austin producer and #FEELINGS boss Ben Aqua takes some gorgeous instrumentals from also Austin based group Balmorhea’s recently released HEIR 7” (via Western Vinyl), and uses them to make a footwork-y beat complete with that high pitched, bright bubbliness that defines Ben Aqua’s work. Show More Summary

2 Tuskegee Airmen Die in L.A. on the Same Day, Aged 91

Two members of the Tuskegee Airmen, the renowned group of all black military pilots who fought bravely in World War II passed away on the same day, both aged 91, the Associated Press reports.

US Deploys First MC-130J to Asia

Kadena’s newest aircraft touched down here, Dec. 21, 2014, after a flight across the Pacific to its new home with the 353rd Special Operations Group. The MC-130J Commando II is replacing the retiring MC-130P Combat Shadow assigned to the 353rd […]

Minimum Wage Increases in the Wake of WW II

Some people have fixated upon the near doubling of the minimum wage after WW II (one person misidentifies the date as 1948, but it’s actually 1950) as a cause of disemployment in certain groups. This may have happened; however, the increase in the minimum wage from $0.40 to $0.75 was not associated with a decrease […]

Richard C. Hottelet dies at 97; last of CBS News' 'Murrow Boys'

Richard C. Hottelet, a former longtime CBS News correspondent who was the last living member of the "Murrow Boys," the elite group of reporters who covered World War II for CBS under the legendary Edward R. Murrow, has died. He was ...

British Christianity: Churches Decline While Islam Grows; Is America Next?

Gov. Mike Huckabee recently retraced the steps of Pope John Paul II, Margaret Thatcher, and Ronald Reagan with a group of ministers and faith leaders. After touring Parliament, Westminster Abbey, and the Churchill War Rooms, he remarked...Show More Summary

Jordan's King Says Fight Against ISIS Is 'a Third World War, a Muslim Problem'

Jordan's King Abdullah II, who is in Washington to meet with President Barack Obama, described the battle against the Islamic State, or ISIS, terror group in Iraq and Syria as "a third world war" and "a Muslim problem," they need to take ownership of.

Exquisite Dinner Theater experience to be presented on December 12 and 13 by the Kingswood Methodist Church Theater Group in Dunwoody

A Little Knight Music “The Unlikely King” December 12th & 13th at 7:30 p.m. Order Tickets Today - Reservations needed by Monday – $25 Kingswood Methodist Church 5515 Tilly Mill Road, Dunwoody, GA 30338 Stage II, Kingswood United Methodist...Show More Summary

Video: Reefer RoRo Ship Design Rebooted

Expanding on the Reefer RoRo Ship design release in September last year, naval architects group Knud E. Hansen A/S has continued the development of the new Reefer RoRo Ship design with version II.

The Origins and Evolution of Group Zero

2 months agoArts : Hyperallergic

There are undoubtedly many stories attributed to the founding of ZERO in post-World War II Germany, as there were with the inception of Dada during the earlier Great War that raged outside the Swiss borders from 1914–18.

The Imitation Game: World War II Like You Never Knew

The Imitation Game is a well crafted, beautifully shot and acted World War II film that tells the behind the scenes story of how we won the war: a story that remained secret for 50 years. It is the story of a group of English code breakers...Show More Summary

The Imitation Game: World War II Like You Never Knew

The Imitation Game is a well crafted, beautifully shot and acted World War II film that tells the behind the scenes story of how we won the war: a story that remained secret for 50 years. It is the story of a group of English code breakers...Show More Summary

Who is your favourite British contemporary composer II?

I've been awake half the night remembering all the composers I didn't include in the poll of 12 British contemporary composers, so this morning I've added a second group featuring another 12. You can vote once IN EACH GROUP and you have until 3 Nov to vote in Group 1 and until 4 Nov to vote in Group II. Show More Summary

Seven More Come Home

DPMO has announced the identification of three US MIAs from World War II, three US MIAs from the Korean War, and one US MIA from Southeast Asia. 2nd Lt. Jimmie D. Collins III, 446th Bombardment Group, Eighth Air Force, US Army Air Forces, was lost on 21 June 1944, in the Netherlands. He was accounted […]

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