A group of passengers suing Carnival cruise lines for damages after an engine fire left their ship adrift for days are asking the company to pay $5,000 a month for the rest of their lives for medical bills and mental anguish. The post Carnival Triumph Passengers Sue Seeking $5,000 A Month For Life appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.
Edward Snowden is speaking at the South By Southwest Interactive Festival. I t is the former NSA contractor's first live interview since he left Hawaii for Hong Kong with access to hundreds of thousands of classified NSA documents. The...Show More Summary
As I write this, much of the U.S. has seen the debut of the new Cosmos, except for those of us on the left coast. I'm not going to watch it live; I want to watch it with my children, and 9:00 is past their bedtime. So I will watch it with them tomorrow. In the meantime, I want to know what you thought about it! Did you watch?
Rachel Canning's parents are alleging that the powerful attorney she's living with gave her alcohol. Canning, 18, has made headlines by suing her parents for her tuition, among other things, after she left home to stay with her friend, Jaime Inglesino. In court documents, Canning's father says Inglesino's parents gave...
AUSTIN, Texas — Every year, hundreds of bands play live shows at South By Southwest. The music is good and memorable though when the conference is over, memories are pretty much all we have left. This year, however, might be a little different. Show More Summary
If the space station were left to its own devices, the living quarters would get incredibly hot. There are computers, hardware, and six crew members, all generating heat that must be gotten rid of. To do this, there are two heat exchangers...Show More Summary
Cameron Diaz recently became an author when she penned her The Body Book which she has been promoting all over, but comments she made on the E! show Chelsea Lately have left some wondering if she is speaking out of both sides of her mouth, after saying that it’s okay to smoke every once in... Show More Summary
Lupita Nyong'o was on Live! With Kelly and Michael just after winning her Oscar, and what's more exciting is what we saw when she left! Lupita cuddled up to Somali rapper K'naan, who was holding her Oscar tight in his other hand. Throughout...Show More Summary
Satoshi Nakamoto stands at the end of his sunbaked driveway looking timorous. And annoyed. He’s wearing a rumpled T-shirt, old blue jeans and white gym socks, without shoes, like he has left the house in a hurry. His hair is unkempt, and he has the thousand-mile stare of someone who has gone weeks without sleep.... Read More
Dismally drifting towards deflation as credit creation is a long and distant thing of the past in the European Union, this morning's decision to hold rates unchanged leaves a lot of "whatever it takes" hope left for the press conference. Show More Summary
In a move not out of left field, Lena Dunham's "Saturday Night Live" promo reel includes plenty of talk of "Girls," nudity and feminism as she and Kate McKinnon riffed off each other for four minutes of promotional footage.
It’s no secret Amy Adams has a bright future, but what you might not know is that the venerated actress had a bleak past, choc with family issues, divorce and… READ ON
This is a guest post by Josef Fruehwald, commenting on Daniel Nester, "The Sound of Philadelphia Fades Out", NYT 3/1/2014. I might live in Edinburgh, Scotland now, but I haven’t exactly left Philadelphia yet. When I moved here this past September, it was the first time in my life I ever lived outside the city […]
I left my job as an IT/business consultant in 2011 to make my living as an author, professional speaker and entrepreneur. But I started well before that and I’ve been sharing my journey here since Dec 2008. Today I’m thrilled to introduce you to Pat Fitzpatrick who also left IT for writing and has just […]
You still want a live shot on a “missing” woman who actually had left home for a day-long joyride and was found safe hours ago? You got it! That could have been my contribution last week to “The Thumbs Up Photog,” a new and probably short-lived blog (so many of the good ones are) that […]
In 2013, I defeated life threatening illness. I lost sight in my left eye, suffered five strokes, lost my prosthetic knee and underwent major heart surgery. But I survived. God gave me a second chance. But, the Obamacare bureaucracy was … Continue reading ?
Two years ago today I was sitting at my desk and got a call from conservative activist Melissa Clothier. Andrew was dead. Andrew Breitbart may have left us but he lives in our minds and hearts and our collective consciousness. … Continue reading ?
If there was a map of the Internet, which country would you call home? This fascinating map was created by Slovakian student and amateur graphic design artist Martin Vargic, who often goes by the pseudonym Jay Simons, and he left no detail untouched The map is divided into categorized continents, which are then further detailed with countries. Show More Summary
This is a continuation of a series of posts begun here and continued here and, though not quite on topic, here. I remember a long flight of stairs up in the almost-dark and then turning left into the bright room,… Continue reading ?
For reasons that have deep intellectual roots (no, really) I spent some very loud times this week listening to live Japanese hip-hop. That left me in a position (once my hearing returned to ~70% of baseline) to react with honest curiosity when Cory Doctorow tweeted this vid: Gotta say, I find the marriage of J-pop [Read more...] This space reserved for your ad.