“The Weekender” is our new feature where every weekend we hope to highlight a short film, movie or documentary pertaining to the Americas. We’re running this feature today since it’s a holiday weekend here in the U.S.August 31st wasShow More Summary
Here comes the silly season We hope you're buckled in and ready for yet another wild ride in the mobile space this week! We've got boots on the ground in Berlin, New York, Chicago and Cupertino to see all sorts of new stuff from names you know and already love. Show More Summary
In the hope of preventing future rapes and murders, a charity unveiled 108 brand new toilets yesterday in India. What's the connection? In May, two girls were raped and hanged at Katra Sadatganj in Uttar Pradesh, and relatives say the cousins were last seen going out in the dark to...
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. -- The tone of Atlanta Falcons strong safety William Moore's voice lowered a notch as he recalled last year's second meeting with rival New Orleans, a game won 17-13 by the Saints. During that contest, Moore found himself matched with Saints game-changing tight end Jimmy Graham near the sideline. Show More Summary
Turkey’s new prime minister said on Monday he would pursue strong economic growth and EU ambitions, while in the Middle East he saw no hope of “normalising” ties with Israel unless it ended a blockade of the Gaza strip. Ahmet Davutoglu...Show More Summary
We hope you weren’t getting your hopes up too much that Apple was going to just give you a cool new reversible USB cable when you bought the iPhone 6. 9to5Mac directs our attention to a new research note from KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi...Show More Summary
A new MIT report, Expectations for a New Climate Agreement, looks at the prospects for the expected Paris COP21 agreement actually changing the current global emissions pathway. The findings don’t give a lot to be hopeful about, but nevertheless are worthy of further review. read more
PTSD is notoriously difficult to treat, but a new clinical trial may bring hope to sufferers of this condition. The U.S. Department of the Army, through the U.S. Army Medical Research and Material Command, has funded a Phase II clinical trial at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), that will examine the use of […]
Heading back into the classroom tomorrow, but I hope to make time to get through these new releases at some point. Best of luck to all of you who are preparing for a new school year as well. Edward E. Baptist, The Half Has Never Been Told: Slavery and the Making of American Capitalism (Basic... Continue reading
Here are teasers for the previously announced Alone in the Dark and Haunted House reboots. Both are coming to PC this fall, so hopefully we'll have a few more spooky games to mess around with come Halloween time. Read more...
According to NintendoLife, the latest release schedule from Ubisoft still shows a TBC entry for Watch_Dogs on Wii U. It has mostly been like that for 2014 and we can only hope on a rather quick turnaround. Full story Source: NintendoLife
The makers of the new "DrinkMate" for smartphones hope that putting a breathalyzer in a user's pocket will make him or her think twice about getting behind the wheel while drunk. Washington D.C.-based Edge Tech Labs claim the "DrinkMate" is the smallest breathalyzer in the world. Show More Summary
"A mother's broken heart keeps waiting to know something about her only son, whom she has not seen for 670 days. A new hope is born on every sunrise to see Dr. Mohamed Arab once again with us." These words from the sister of Syrian doctor...Show More Summary
While Joan Rivers remains in the hospital, her family remains hopeful. In a new statement released on Sunday (August 31), the 81-year-old comedian’s daughter Melissa said, “We are keeping our fingers crossed.” Joan is still in serious condition after being admitted to Mount Sinai Hospital on Thursday (August 28) in New York City’s Upper East [...]
The occasion for the celebrity infusion was the opening weekend of the new digs for the hopefully immortal iO, longtime resident of Wrigleyville but now situated on Kingsbury Street.
49ers guard Alex Boone held himself out of the team’s offseason activities, training camp and the preseason in hopes of landing a new contract with the team. According to Adam Schefter of ESPN, that holdout is about to come to an end. Schefter reports that Boone is expected to report to the 49ers in the…
Kandi is almost 40 but wants to expand her family! Kandi Burruss Says She Wants To Have A Baby This Year Via S2S Magazine reports: Kandi Burruss hopes to be welcoming a new member into her family in 2015, and
Rep. Paul Ryan was in town last week, and he did a round of interviews on talk radio shows, hoping to find an audience hungry for his new book, which essentially explains how the Tea Party can grab actual control of things, instead of...Show More Summary
During a time when we're all watching police departments hoping they won't screw up, the Detroit Police Department seems to be, well, screwing up. They're doing a fine job with trying to clean up the streets, but communicating that message seems to be a challenge. Read more...
A full-page ad in today’s New York Times magazine. This is pretty nifty. On my home today. Hope your Sunday is as excellent as mine has been so far.