I am presently on the beach in the Dominican Republic. Every now and then, often when on vacation, I start reading random things one can find on the Gutenberg Project, the great collection of old public domain texts. If only copyright law was updated so that material after 1923 that no one was making money […]
The attack started while she was drawing water for her family. “Sophie,” then 20 years old, was returning to her home in Bambari, in Central African Republic (CAR), when she heard that the Seleka, mostly Muslim fighters who had ousted the previous government, had burned down her family’s house. Show More Summary
Ever since polling made it clear that Democratic Representative Patrick Murphy was likely to defeat any of the prospective GOP candidates, Florida Republicans have been crying out for the return of Little Marco. 77 percent of Republicans,...Show More Summary
There's a lot of Star Wars on the horizon for Elec...
Star Wars: The Old Republic - Knights of the Fallen Empire has moved its story into a new chapter today with the release of its latest DLC, Mandalore's Revenge. In the 14th chapter, of BioWare's story driben MMO, the Outlander must enlist...Show More Summary
[Hey guys! Got a cool story for ya today by my man Vita Valka – a 35 year old freelance web designer from the Czech Republic who convinced his family to switch from a house to a travel trailer after getting tired of their debt. With kids (!!), and while still working on the road! If you ever wondered what that word “digital nomad” meant, […]
Yesterday, I read an old news story where a young woman, a mother, tragically lost her life. The mother went to The Dominican Republic to have cosmetic work done. She was supposed to have a tummy tuck, and lipo suction. These are relatively common procedures, and they are usually safe. Show More Summary
Gap is falling apart. The apparel company reported yet another quarter of dismal results, for both the parent company and subsidiaries Banana Republic and Old Navy. For the first quarter of fiscal 2016, Gap Inc.'s comparable sales were down 5%, compared to down 4% this time last year. Gap Inc. Show More Summary
NEW YORK (AP) — Gap Inc. said Thursday that it is shuttering 75 Old Navy and Banana Republic stores outside North America as the struggling company looks to focus on regions where it sees it has the greatest potential for success. The closures include 53 Old Navy stores in Japan, Gap said. The closures represent […]
(Reuters) - Apparel retailer Gap Inc said on Thursday it would shut 75 Old Navy and Banana Republic stores globally as the retailer tries to recover from five straight quarters of falling sales. The store closures will include 53 Old Navy outlets in Japan, the company said in a statement. Show More Summary
Gap troubles: In the May 18 Business section, an article about Gap Inc. said that the company was looking to grow Banana Republic and Old Navy outside of North America. The company said it was evaluating those brands primarily outside of North America to “sharpen its focus on geographies with...
Apparel retailer Gap reported lower-than-expected quarterly sales at its established stores. The company was specifically hurt by weak demand from its Banana Republic and Old Navy brands. The company’s shares fell by 10% in extended trading on Monday. Show More Summary
(Reuters) - Apparel retailer Gap Inc reported lower-than-expected quarterly sales at established stores, hurt by weak demand for its Banana Republic and Old Navy brands. The San Francisco-based retailer's shares fell about 10 percent in extended trading on Monday. Show More Summary
BioWare and Lucasfilm have released the latest chapter of Star Wars: The Old Republic - Knights of the Fallen Empire, titled “Profit and Plunder,” today. Profit and Plunder has players taking the fight to the Eternal Empire in order to plunder Arcann’s secret vault in order to recover its vast riches. Show More Summary
Both Star Wars: The Force Unleashed games are now backwards compatible on Xbox One, Microsoft announced today. While it’s not the Knights of the Old Republic remake I’ve been hoping for, it’s something. Read more...
A look at whether a long-standing 'Star Wars' game still holds its place in the market.
EA outlines what special events are taking place between now and May 4.
BioWare's Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic [$2.99] is back at its lowest price ever of $2.99. The game was already an absurd price-per-hour bargain at $9.99, but for $2.99, it's just proof of how lucky mobile gamers are to get to paly a classic like this at a bargain-basement price. Plus, Aspyr Media
In December 1985, I was a very young 18 years old when I arrived at the Wildflecken Training Area, aka "The Rock," in what was then known as the Federal Republic of Germany. That was 30 years ago, and yet today I remember it as if it...Show More Summary
Annie Ragnarek, from Belarus, is a cosplayer with a speciality: dressing up as Jedi/Sith from the Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic games (and beyond). Read more...