The GOP succeeded in delivering on many of its promises. But the new code, which Congress will vote on this week, will not be as lasting, or as simplified, as they’d hoped.
Anna and Jason Flowery, Te Whare Ra Last week, I popped into Te Whare Ra to taste the new releases. This is one of the most interesting producers in Marlborough. When the vineyard was originally planted by Joyce and Allen Hogan in 1979, it was pretty early days for the region, and this was the [...]
Fascinating conversation in council last week on whether Bob Geldof should lose his Freedom the City status, because, well, he handed to them, so they calculated that they have no choice but to accept it and strike him from the record. Formally, you can see the Lord Mayor and the CEO are being procedurally correct. more...
My observations on the electricity demand associated with Bitcoin made it into the ABC News Quiz last week, which is a kind of fame, I guess. Meanwhile, I had another piece in the Guardian, this time looking at the fact that, despite being called a “cryptocurrency”, Bitcoin is used even less as a currency now […]
Top 10 teams don’t generally lose three consecutive games in college basketball, especially not in the fall. There, though, is where the USC Trojans found themselves last week after succumbing to Texas A&M, Southern Methodist and Oklahoma in a 12-day span. The former two defeats were by large margins,...
If Labour’s moderates want to regain control they should engage on issues such as the NHS Nick Cohen’s excoriation of Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour (“What would it take for Labour’s members to revolt?”, Comment, last week) begins with a kind...Show More Summary
I used to be a pretty big scaredy cat when it came to games (not so much with films, though – the interactive side to games really had the potential to freak me out). After toughing it out for a few weeks with REmake earlier on in the year, I think I made some good progress towards having a normal tolerance for spooky games. Show More Summary
Last week, Manny Pacquiao caused a bit of a stir when he said that a boxing match against MMA star Conor McGregor perhaps was on the table. But one of TMZ’s interviewer-cameramen caught up with the Irishman in New York on Friday, and it sure sounds as if he’d rather step back into the octagon first. (Profanity […]
Last week JetBlue sold 200 tickets through Amazon for an extremely generous $19.99. Technically you were purchasing a board game and with the board game came the free tickets. The tickets went on sale at exactly 12pm and by 12pm and 1 second all of them were sold out. Show More Summary
I returned to the US from Mexico City earlier in the week, though unfortunately caught a nasty cold on my last day in Mexico, and have been sick ever since. This got in the way of an exciting review trip that I had planned for this past week, which I canceled since I just wasn't in a state to take it. Show More Summary
Trailers are an under-appreciated art form insofar that many times they’re seen as vehicles for showing footage, explaining films away, or showing their hand about what moviegoers can expect. Foreign, domestic, independent, big budget:...Show More Summary
There’s a connection between hurricanes like Harvey and Irma and last week’s end of the Assembly’s legislative session – and
Four teams can join the Steelers and Eagles in the postseason this weekend. Five teams had the opportunity to punch their playoff tickets last week, but only the Steelers and Eagles did. Four more teams can join the state of Pennsylvania...Show More Summary
LOS ANGELES -- UCLA returns home to Pauley Pavilion on Saturday, one week removed from a tough road loss and seeking a marquee win against No. 25 Cincinnati. The Bruins (7-2) saw a 15-point second-half lead slip away their last time out in a 78-69, overtime loss Dec. Show More Summary
Glasgow's European campaign ended last week but this weekend they were determined to go down fighting. There was plenty of spark, but not enough concentration, writes Rory Baldwin. The post Montpellier 36-26 Glasgow appeared first on Scottish Rugby Blog.
The ICE blog covered this last week, comparing the CSA and UFT reactions to a memo that came from the office of Debbie Poulos, Director of UFT Contract Empowerment Dept. You may see things on this blog now and then which are critical of UFT leadership, but the fact that such a department even exists is a step in the right direction. Show More Summary
It’s that weekend of the year, movie fans! It’s Star Wars, a movie many of you already have tickets for. Yes, you need to see The Last Jedi, the fantastic sequel of The Force Awakens. I will not spoil anything for you, just trust me on this one. But that doesn’t mean we don’t have fresh trailers for you this week. Show More Summary
Lupita and Dita! Their names rhyme, and their fashion senses rock! Lupita Nyong'o and Dita Von Teese made the Star Wars: The Last Jedi premiere one super stylish place this week with their respective looks. Loving Dita's hooded velvet dress and Lupita's emerald sparkle! There were plenty of others who also blew us away with their style this [...]
Thousands of Romanians Saturday joined European royalty for the state funeral of Romania's former king Michael, one of the last surviving heads of state from World War II, who died last week aged 96. The guests included Britain's Prince...Show More Summary
This week in theaters we have the one film of the year that needs no introduction, "Star Wars: The Last Jedi", a film that received universal acclaim from critics, and yet fans of the... For more, visit our blog !