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Uber Breach Affecting 50,000 Drivers Went Unreported for Months

Uber waited more than five months to notify 50,000 drivers whose names and drivers-license numbers were taken in a computer-security breach last year, much longer than allowed by many state laws.

Gut-Wrenching Moments and Moments of Sweetness in Chekov’s Kashtanka and HBO’s Jonah From Tonga

My friend Cecilia has a name for the type of art that is primarily tragic and yet ends well: the hard-won happy ending. Many of my favorite works start off with gut-wrenching situations that eventually give way to sweetness. In… Continue reading ?

PFT’s Free Agent Hot 100 has five new names

With numerous veterans hitting the market in recent days, PFT’s Free Agent Hot 100 has gotten an update. For now, we’ve added five players to our list of the top free agents, including ex-Lions tailback Reggie Bush and ex-Rams defensive tackle Kendall Langford. The still-swift Bush could appeal to clubs looking to add depth at…

Close Encounters, Vol. II: Only In Bradford, Maine

[Note: mild expletive at the video beginning. -Ed.] Tomorrow happens to be National Pig Day. So let’s get you all prepped for that with a man named Jamie Smith, a very large pig, and a very small cookie…in Bradford, Maine. (VVV.)Filed under: Uncategorized Tagged: Close Encounters, Hoomin Interaction, Pigs

Gaming Time!

Get your red hot information on Northern Illinois best named boardgaming convention Ludophilia V ! This year's motto "Ludophilia, its not a disease!" [Seriously, it is Latin for 'love of games' or 'love of play']

The sorry state of American political reporting in one dumb graphic

6 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

Before there was  Luke Russert, there was Mark Halperin. The son of Morton Halperin, a prominent policy expert who served in three presidential administrations (2 Democratic, 1 Republican),Mark Halperin has made a name for himself as a political commentator by treating conventional wisdom about the...

Karma The Labrador Dog Shot Twice In The Head, Animal Rights Groups Offer Reward For Shooter

A Labrador dog named Karma was shot twice in the head and left for dead, and now animal rights groups are offering a $5,000 cash reward for anyone who can identify the shooter. In a related report by the Inquisitr, a firefighter named...Show More Summary

Halifax councillor proposes finding a new name for libraries

Topic: Libraries “It really is a new era for libraries in terms of their significance around economic development, our strategy of supporting immigration and newcomers, supporting small business and entrepreneurs,” said Coun. Jennifer Watts. Coun. Show More Summary

Are we alone? Do we want to know?

9 hours agoHealth : The Checkup

It was near Green Bank, W.Va., in 1960 that a young radio astronomer named Frank Drake conducted the first extensive search for alien civilizations in deep space. He aimed the 85-foot dish of a radio telescope at two nearby, sun-like stars, tuning to a frequency he thought an alien civilization might use for interstellar communication.Read full article >>

Hold Up - Did Ryan Gosling Get a Tattoo For His Daughter?

9 hours agoNews : CitizenSugar

Fatherhood is bringing out yet another adorable side of Ryan Gosling. On Friday, the handsome actor ran errands in LA looking like his typical scruffy self, with the exception of one detail: part of his daughter Esmeralda's name was written on his left hand. Show More Summary

Mairia Cahill honoured with James Larkin award

9 hours agoNews : Slugger O'Toole

Mairia Cahill was tonight presented with the ‘Larkin Thirst for Justice Award’ at the Labour Party’s National Conference in Killarney. The award, named after the trade union leader and founder member of the Labour Party James Larkin, is awarded to a person who, in their personal and/or professional life has made an outstanding contribution in more...

Michigan's Muhammad-Ali Abdur-Rahkman Throws Down Dunk, Defender Runs for Cover

Michigan's Muhammad-Ali Abdur-Rahkman might have the coolest name in college basketball, and with a name like that, you have to expect some powerful dunks. He lived up to those expectations Saturday afternoon. During the Wolverines' Big 10 matchup against the No. Show More Summary

Ancelotti can’t understand the fuss over Real Madrid players’ team night out [Video]

Real Madrid had a team night out for Pepe’s birthday this past Thursday night, which continued on into the early hours of Friday morning. A couple of players, namely Sergio Ramos and Jese, were pictured leaving the restaurant at 4:42am by the waiting paparazzi, which was naturally way past their curfew. But Carlo Ancelotti, hardly […]

Kahlil Felder is making a name for himself in the Horizon League

Oakland University's sophomore point guard only built on his freshman of the year season and helped lead the Golden Grizzlies to Horizon League contention in 2014-15. ROCHESTER, Mich. -- Maybe it's "little man syndrome" that drives Kahlil...Show More Summary

Get your name in Scott’s game!

Hey there! I’m working on a new social game. One of the things I need for the game are get-to-know-you questions. So, I thought it might be fun to crowd source it. If I use your question, I’ll give you appropriate credit on the game card/screen with your question! If you want to see your […]

“Safe bet” Demaryius Thomas will be tagged

With two days to go until the window closes for using the franchise tag and no indication that any of the primary candidates for the tag are poised to strike a long-term deal, one of the biggest names due to hit the market most likely won’t. It’s a “safe bet” the Broncos will be applying…

His First Toothbrush

16 hours agoHumor / odd : Neatorama

(YouTube link) An attractive ragdoll cat named Milk gets his teeth brushed for the first time. His reaction is just adorable. I think the word is “flabbergasted.” The animated gif of this video was posted at reddit with the question “Have you ever seen a cat become broken?” Many commenters said yes, and left proof, compiled here.

Chelsea captain John Terry previews Capital One Cup Final v Spurs [Video]

Chelsea’s new fan channel (eponymously named) was afforded incredible access at the club’s training ground yesterday ahead of Sunday’s Capital One Cup Final. They were granted ringside access for John Terry’s press conference, and the club captain looked and sounded confident ahead of the London derby against Spurs. Terry recognized that Nemanja Matic’s absence will […]

Booth: Manor 'very close' to making first race

John Booth says Manor Marussia is "very close" to making it to the season-opening Australian Grand Prix, after the team was named on the FIA's official entry list for the upcoming Formula 1 campaign.

Horny-Arsed Trilobites

Reconstruction of Ceratopyge, from here. Just a short post for today. The Ceratopygidae are a family of trilobites known from the Late Cambrian and Early Ordovician. The name of the type genus, Ceratopyge, means 'horned rump', and one...Show More Summary

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