Instead of buying a new TV or juicer this Cyber Monday, invest in your own tech savviness. From training in iOS and Xcode to Microsoft Office and Adobe’s array of creative products, you’ll emerge from the holidays ready to take on new challenges and better gigs. And most digital deals like these get another 25% […] (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)
This post originally appeared on Business Insider. This past Black Friday, the so-called "party game for horrible people" Cards Against Humanity had a hilariously bizarre deal: Give them $5 and get absolutely nothing in return. In aShow More Summary
Read my Morandi report here This will be my tenth year at the Miami fairs. I'll take a lot of pictures, and I expect to post some reports here on the blog once I return. In the meantime, here's a summary of what I'm planning to cramShow More Summary
WHEN ISLAMIC STATE made its deadly onslaught on Paris on November 13th, this was rightly denounced as an attack not just on innocent human beings, but on civilisation. The killers struck in the heart of a city whose museums, monuments and ancient places of learning speak of lofty ideals and human creativity at its most refined. Show More Summary
"Prove to us that we are more than just consumers to you." This is the clarion call from students at New York’s Fordham University who believe America’s corporate heads need to show more leadership when it comes to combating climateShow More Summary
Who else is shipping Britney Spears and Adele as BFFs?? After the Hello songstress gushed about the iconic singer, it seemed these two were on the fast track to friendship! BritBrit even tweeted to the Brit last month, and now she's showing off some very inspired, new choreography! Related: Adele Predicted To Dethrone Brit With A Double Platinum [...]
So many things can delay a flight — weather, traffic, minor technical glitches to name just a few — and yet nearly three-quarters of all flights arrived at their destination on schedule last year. A new study suggests that this achievement might not just be the result of increased efficiency, but of padded schedules. OAG Aviation Worldwide, a British company …
Originally published on RMI Outlet. By David Labrador An authoritative new study released earlier this week from a consortium of groups led by Fraunhaufer ISI, a German think tank, and funded by ClimateWorks shows how energy efficiency can be a low-cost pathway to keeping global warming to the critical 2 degrees centigrade mark. Show More Summary
In this post-Thanksgiving atmosphere, here is another installment in Human Progress’s series of posts on incremental (and sometimes revolutionary) ways in which our world is becoming a better place. This week we look at anti-aging drugs,...Show More Summary
On Tuesday, Japan's whaling fleet will set out on a three-month-long hunt for minke whales. The Japanese government argues that this hunt — which will only kill 333 whales, about a third of the average yearly haul before the country's year-long whaling pause — is being done in the name of scientific research. Show More Summary
Originally published on People For Bikes. By Katy Hartnett, director of government relations Twenty-four bike sharing systems opened in the U.S. this year. Last week, Rep. Joe Crowley from New York and Rep. Erik Paulson from Minnesota introduced the Bike to Work Act, which should get even more people using these systems. Show More Summary
The Colts have turned their season around with an old quarterback. But he won’t be able to rely on his old running back the rest of this season. The Colts announced that Ahmad Bradshaw was going on injured reserve, after suffering a wrist injury against the Buccaneers. This is his third straight season which has…
Technicals aside, there are two big questions to decide on holding gold and silver.
Gotham‘s fall finale airs tonight on Fox, which means this is the last time you’ll be able to thrill to the improbable pre-Batman adventures in Gotham City until the show returns in February. To that end, we’re not going to talk here about the demented plan to sacrifice Bruce Wayne so that Theo Galavan can […]
Well, this is another fine mess, isn’t it? Jeremy Corbyn opposes (surprise!) extending the UK’s anti-ISIS mission from Iraq to… The post A free vote on military action in Syria is the least bad option available for everyone appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
Nicaragua: Construction on a controversial $50 billion interoceanic canal in Nicaragua that was supposed to begin this December will be postponed for up to a year. Argentina: “Christians and Muslims are brothers and sisters,” declared Pope Francis at a mosque in the Central African Republic as he nears the end of a six-day trip to Africa. Show More Summary
This is vicious. Sinéad O'Connor may be alive and well after an apparent suicide note sparked an overdose scare on Sunday, but the fiery musician is far from finished with publicly taking her family to task. Related: Celebs Who Have Battled Mental Health Issues In a new Facebook post published on the singer's page Monday morning, O'Connor blasts [...]
Hearthstone's Auchenai Soulpriest is up to his old tricks again. As most Priest players know, this card swaps healing powers for damage, setting up some devastating combos if used on the enemy. But in the case of this week's Tavern Brawl...Show More Summary
LeBron James has taken on the role of Strict Dad for the Cleveland Cavaliers this season, making his teammates clean up their look on and off the court, putting an The post LeBron James Made the Cavs Ban Hoverboards appeared first on SLAMonline.
At a loss for what to watch this week? From new DVDs and Blu-rays, to what's streaming on Netflix, we've got you covered.New Video on Demand, Rental Streaming, and Digital Only"Imba Means Sing"This heartwarming documentary follows the...Show More Summary