Mark Thoma calls the latest from Stephen Moore a joke. First – some of the choice Laughers from this idiotic if not dishonest oped: It was 40 years ago this month that two of President Gerald Ford’s top White House advisers, Dick Cheney...Show More Summary
Previously we brought you reviews of The 86 Co.’s Ford’s Gin and Aylesbury Duck Vodka, two winning spirits from a New York-based importer that’s partial to one-liter bottles instead of 750ml ones. (Standard size bottles are seemingly available if you’re … Continue reading ? The post Review: The 86 Co. Show More Summary
The border between Mongolia and China falls roughly on the border between two ecosystems. In this satellite image from the US Geological Survey (USGS), you can see where the northern steppes of Mongolia give way to the southern Chinese desert. The transition zone is known as the Edrengiyn Nuruu. Read more...
The Portland Trail Blazers looked to keep their recent run of form rolling on Friday night when they took on the Philadelphia 76ers. The Blazers had won six of their last seven and faced a struggling Sixers squad that had won two straight, its longest such streak of the season. Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com
The Denver Nuggets looked to bounce back from a recent rough patch on Friday when they took on the Minnesota Timberwolves. The Nuggets had dropped two straight and faced the T-Wolves, who had dropped six straight and 12 of their last 13. Read more College Football news on BleacherReport.com
The Indiana Pacers looked to continue their recent run of form, when they took on the struggling Detroit Pistons on Friday night. The stingy Pacers had won two straight, and faced a Pistons side mired in a four-game skid. Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com
Josh Smith scored 21 points in his Rockets debut to help Houston (21-7) defeat the Memphis Grizzlies 117-111 in overtime. James Harden led all scorers with 32 points. He was two rebounds shy of a triple-double. Marc Gasol had 29 points and eight rebounds for Memphis (21-8) in defeat. Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com
The Dallas Mavericks looked to get themselves back on track on Friday night, when they took on the Los Angeles Lakers. The Mavs had dropped two straight, and faced a Lakers squad who had dropped four of five. Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com
Two lifelong surfers living in Orange County California, and from opposites ends of the earth, forge a strong, late in life friendship through their shared passion for the obscure sport of saltwater fly fishing. A peek behind the Orange curtain into the Southern California ocean lifestyle through the lives of Capt. Vaughn Podmore & Keith Munemitsu.
Two recent events had Kriti go simple in monotone dresses and flats. Of the two, which look do you find yourself gravitating to more? Kriti Sanon Left: At At Manish Malhotra’s Birthday Do Right: At Ugly Premiere Kriti Sanon Left: AtShow More Summary
WBTV -As originally reported by WMBF, the body of missing 4-year-old Jayden Morrison was found in a pond Friday, Horry County Coroner Robert Edge confirmed. His body was found two days after rescue crews began the search. An autopsy performed Friday, confirmed the child drowned, Horry County Coroner Robert Edge said. Show More Summary
As I've noted previously, two major new translations of Leo Tolstoy's Anna Karenina came out this year: Rosamund Bartlett's (Oxford University Press; see their publicity page, or get your copy at Amazon.com or Amazon.co.uk) and Marian...Show More Summary
We're getting closer to the Oct. 16 Season Two premiere of The Walking Dead. And so far, AMC is doing a nice job of whetting our zombie appetites with behind-the-scenes and making-of clips. Check out the one below with cast and Executive Producer Robert Kirkman.
Oy! to the world. Imagine for a moment that you are a retail salesclerk. Er, uh... sales associate. And imagine that for the past month or two, your bosses have—in addition to jacking your schedule around and paying you lousy wages and...Show More Summary
Jacqueline Laurita celebrated Christmas this week with two of her Real Housewives of New Jersey co-stars. Although they’ve been estranged for years, Caroline and Dina Manzo came together for a family celebration on Wednesday. “Merry, Merry, Christmas,” Caroline wrote on Instagram on December 24. Show More Summary
MICHAEL WALSH: With Two Years Left, The Inflection Point Of The Obama Presidency. “This is not about Obama suddenly grabbing ahold of himself and remembering to dance with what brung him: this has been the end game of the entire Obama presidency from the start. The re-election of 2012 was crucial, for without it the […]
It might be too early to call it a trend, but there are signs of a possible resurgence in Southern California horse racing. Just two months after 61,114 showed up for the final day of the Breeders' Cup at Santa Anita, a post-Christmas crowd of 40,810 came out for opening day of the winter...
Noah’s Ark, for those of you unfamiliar with the biblical story, was a tale from the Old Testament in which man-of-God Noah built a boat large enough to house two of every living thing so that life could continue after the Great Flood, which was sent to cleanse mankind of its wickedness. Show More Summary
Photographer: Hugo Só Capture Date: July 3, 2014 Location: Bolhão Market, Porto, Portugal About: Located in the heart of the city, this noisy and exuberant market is a sight not to be missed. It’s found in an open-air two story building, wrapped in terraces, that sells everything from fresh fruit to household goods. Especially entertaining […]
The motto of the French Revolution - Liberty, Equality and Fraternity - has guided societies worldwide for over two centuries. Each of its parts, however, has gained different weights and meanings in recent decades. Markets, for example, have become freer and freer. Show More Summary