Astute, pre-launch (click to view full) Britain retired its nuclear-powered 4,900t SSN Swiftsure Class fast attack boats in 2010, and has begun phasing out its follow-on 5,300t SSN Trafalgar Class, before the effects of the ocean’s constant squeezing and release start making them dangerous to use. The last Trafalgar Class boat is expected to retire […]
On Thursday night, Rep. Steve King (R-IA) joined the chorus of lawmakers demanding the classified FISA abuse memo be released. “I have read the memo. The sickening reality has set in. I no longer hold out hope there is an innocent explanation for the information the public has seen. Show More Summary
Ricky Martin is truly an inspiration. On Tuesday night, the American Crime Story: The Assassination of Gianni Versace star stopped by The Daily Show with Trevor Noah where he opened up about his decision to come out as gay in 2010. Related: Ricky & Jwan Are Inseparable At The Golden Globes Unfortunately, prior to the reveal, the Livin' [...]
LOGAN, W.Va. (AP) — A former coal company CEO who went to prison on charges stemming from the deadliest U.S. mine disaster in decades kicked off his U.S. Senate campaign by trying to persuade a largely working class audience that he identifies with them. Show More Summary
A former coal company CEO who went to prison on charges stemming from the deadliest U.S. mine disaster in decades kicked off his U.S. Senate campaign by trying to persuade … Click to Continue »
The world's fastest helicopter is being set out to pasture as the British Army announces that its last five Westland Lynx helicopters will be formally retired on January 31 after 40 years of active service. Once the backbone of ArmyShow More Summary
Ferrari CEO Sergio Marchionne likes to talk. A lot. At the recently held Detroit Auto Show, he also talked a lot. Except this time, instead of threatening to pull his Formula 1 team out of the sport, he took aim at Elon musk and Tesla, declaring that his brand would be the first to build an electric supercar. Ok, Sergio. More »
Skateboarding experienced a revolution in the seventies and then died. And then a renaissance. Then another death. Tony’s sponsor went out of business. He bought a house with his earnings and had to sell it, eating ramen just to stay alive. And when his partners in Birdhouse told him that he was best skating instead […]
Disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein spent the days leading up to his very public fall from grace desperately seeking revenge against those who told of his salacious misdeeds to the press, becoming so fixated on finding out how reporters uncovered … More » The post Weinstein ‘Obsessed With Seeking Revenge’ Before Stories Broke appeared first on EveryJoe.
When The End of the Fing World was being written, no one could have known how prescient or satisfying an episode like this would turn out to be. Alyssa’s summary of sex from a woman’s point of view — that it can go from feeling like pleasure to punishment in an ... More »
When it comes to Super Troopers 2, a movie that’s coming out more than 17 years after the original, you’re probably either very excited already or you couldn’t care less. Do you like that “meow” gag? Do you like the “liter of cola” bit? Do you like the comfort of seeing characters you liked a long time ago acting… Read more...
Texas carried out the nation’s first execution of 2018 Thursday evening.
John Chambers, the former chief executive officer of Cisco Systems Inc., plans to spend his golden years scouting out promising startups after creating a new venture capital firm. The new firm is called JC2 Ventures and has been formed alongside Chambers’ son John J., and former Cisco executive communications manager Shannon Pina. Show More Summary
Wine HQ announced the release of Wine 3.0 today. The new version of Wine comes with support for Direct3D 10 and 11, improved DirectWrite and Direct2D support, and more features. Wine enables […] Ghacks needs you. You can find out how to support us here or support the site directly by becoming a Patreon. Show More Summary
It may not seem like 2008 was that long ago, but guess what? As of 2018, it's been 10 years since the New York Giants came out of nowhere to upset the New England Patriots in the Super Bowl; since we said goodbye to Boston Legal, Passions,...Show More Summary
For all the dramatics of the Dodgers’ World Series run, there was a metronomic ritual that tended to drive fans a bit batty: Yasmani Grandal, the catcher, called time out and visited his pitcher. Again. And again. And again. What Grandal did was within the rules last year, but it might not be this...
Every date can’t be out of this world, but some are worse than others. Self-awareness, honesty and kindness can go a long way in knowing when to end a date. The post How (and When) to End a Date appeared first on The Good Men Projec...
Earlier this week, it was revealed that Tom Brady was limited in practice and it had everything to do with a collision with a teammate, which was first reported as a jammed finger during practice on Wednesday. While many believe the Patriots are likely playing mind games with this injury to throw the Jacksonville Jaguars off of […]
(Thanks to Meaghan Good of the Charley Project for the guest post. -ed.) Shortly after midnight on this date in 1884, a mob of masked men dragged Michael and Maggie Cuddigan out of the Delmonico Hotel in the Rocky Mountain mining town of Ouray, Colorado, marched them to the town limits, and lynched them. Michael […]
“I wouldn’t go out of my way to meet somebody like that.”