So, the latest poll in the south. Just four things worth considering: 33% of those asked do not have a clear preference. This is an indication of the wider state of mind of the electorate. It probably poses the greatest challenge to Fianna Fail it represents a large tranche of voters undoubtedly those who appear […]
America's for-profit colleges are receiving as much as $33 billion in a single year from your tax money, and billions more from the pockets of students, a lot of whom are left deep in debt and jobless from their encounters with predatory schools. Show More Summary
You're shopping for holiday gifts when you spot someone pocketing a nice pair of leather gloves. What do you do?A new study by University of Maryland researchers appearing this week in the Proceedings of the Royal Society B predictsShow More Summary
It's easy to drive by Hungry Pocket Falafel House hundreds of times before you realize that this tiny run-down shack on Pico Boulevard is home to delicious Middle Eastern fare. The dilapidated exterior may even make you question whether or not it's safe to go inside, but have no fear: you'll be welcomed instantly and the food is well worth it.
Feminists appear to be getting their Christmas wish. Obamacare isn’t even fully implemented, yet an overwhelming amount of privately-insured women are now obtaining oral contraceptive pills for $0 out of pocket. A newly released study from the Guttmacher Institute details the rapid changes. Researchers took data from a survey of women aged 18-39 and compared […]
We've long been fans of Pocket, the bookmarking service that allows you to save stuff to read or watch later. It won us over with its long list of features, supported devices (iOS, Android, Chrome, and the web, as well as third party clients for Windows Phone, BlackBerry, WebOS, and others), and over 500 supported apps. Show More Summary
T-Mobile Drops iPhone Down Payments in Time for Holiday Shopping T-Mobile continues to spread holiday cheer with our most affordable out of pocket prices on wireless devices. Starting December 11, T-Mobile is dropping the upfront price of some of the most popular iPhones® to $0 down for well-qualified new and existing customers. Show More Summary
For many people, a smartphone is more than a simple utility device. It’s personal, like carrying a piece of home around in your inside pocket. People identify with and express themselves through their smartphone, making it a piece of apparel as much as a communications device. Show More Summary
There are a few items which we deem necessary to carry around throughout the day. This normally consists of cards, cash, your phone, and keys. While the best means we have to keep them all together is our pockets or a bag, wouldn’t it be nice if they were all kept neatly together and readily [...]
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - In the year since the massacre of 26 schoolchildren and adults in Newtown, Connecticut, efforts to pass gun legislation have stalled in the U.S. Congress but shifted to the states, helped by the deep pockets of outgoing New York...
WARRI, Nigeria (AP) — He had survived three days in an upside down tugboat at the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean and then he saw lights in the water. Air bubbles rose around the cook as he squatted in an air pocket. A diver was coming. Rescue seemed imminent for Harrison Odjegba Okene.
With nagging questions about our ability to broadly raise the financial I.Q. of most people, the global financial education movement is pivoting to a large pocket where results are near certain and the impact may be greatest: the poor and unbanked. Show More Summary
Hawai'i opens its hearts and pockets December 15 to give aid to the Philippines in a telethon of island stars, sending out the aloha from the Great Lawn of the Hilton Hawaiian Village. The legendary Henry Kapono and his wife Lezlee have reached out to assemble an amazing array of island talent for an awesome Sunday of music. Show More Summary
I think everyone but the 27 percenters can agree this is a good thing: The proportion of privately insured U.S. women who paid $0 out of pocket for oral contraceptive pills increased sharply, from 15% to 40%, after the Affordable Care...Show More Summary
by Choire Sicha It's a funny and interestingly distorted kind of "highlights of the year" list, but here are the ten stories most frequently saved to Pocket from The Awl. 0 Comments The post Our 10 Most-Pocketed Stories Of The Year appeared first on The Awl.
COLLEGE PARK, MD—You're shopping for holiday gifts when you spot someone pocketing a nice pair of leather gloves. What do you do? A new study by University of Maryland researchers appearing this week in the Proceedings of the Royal Society...Show More Summary
This post first appeared on RoadsideScience.com. Adrian Lenardic, a planetary physicist in Rice University's Department of Earth Sciences, was checking his pocket radar when a 10-year-old skateboarder asked what he was doing. Lenardic, a skateboarder himself, explained that he was testing how fast he could go. Show More Summary
L’Estrange was founded by two friends who ventured out to create “the perfect hoodie.” The result, which took over a year to research and develop, is “The Hood,” a 100% cotton hoodie with fabrics lent from Liberty London. It is a… L’Estrange and Liberty of London Cotton Pocket Square Hoodies is a post by Elaine YJ Lee on Selectism.
In Naxal heartland, NOTA plays spoilsports for BJP In the Naxal-infested pocket of Bastar, people rejected the candidates contesting the election by pressing none of the above (NOTA) button in the electronic voting machines in a big way that ruined the prospect of ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the region. Interestingly, four of [...]
There may be a lot of problems that deep pockets and tech startup ingenuity can’t help solve, but the epidemic of senseless mass shootings needn’t be one of them.