President Barack Obama is helping prisoners pay for college via a $30 million Second Chance Pell Grant Pilot program. Under the programs, prisoners who are within five years of a release date can will be eligible for a $5,815 yearly Pell grant. Show More Summary
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Pilot Motorsports is back in business producing consumer motorcycle riding gear, in addition to their bespoke leather racing suits. Since my gear was getting old, I went to them for new gear…and reviewed it. Dale’s social media profiles: Twitter | Facebook | Google+
Diesel-hybrid trucks an run solely on external electric power when connected to the system.
DALLAS—Dan Caine’s LinkedIn profile lists his title as entrepreneur, founder and military aviator. As impressive as that may sound, it still doesn’t encapsulate the full picture for the F-16 fighter pilot and 9/11 defender turned businessman, chief operating officer and co-founder of Dallas startup Rise. Show More Summary
How would you like to take a ride on a driverless bus? (Sounds a bit futuristic, possibly dangerous if you ask me…) If you answered yes you could now do so in Switzerland as part of a pilot project being tested in the city of Sion. The...Show More Summary
“Listen up: They’re going for our molten core,” a commander briefs his team of elite fighter pilots in Independence Day: Resurgence, Roland Emmerich’s two-decades-later sequel to his own 1996 summer smash hit. Later, another highly placed...Show More Summary
Showtime's new series Roadies comes from Cameron Crowe, who wrote and directed the pilot. I don't know how many Cameron Crowe fans there are left in the world. Somewhere along the way, I think it might have become uncool to...
Four pilot stores will feature a redesigned cafe with table service and wine and beer.
Mick sends us a link to to the Virginian-Pilot which reports that Navy Lieutenant and pilot Jake Baker was arrested for videoing an underage girl while she was in a store; Jake Baker, 31, of the 1500 block of Braishfield Court in Chesapeake [with the Navy’s Virginia Beach-based Strike Fighter Squadron 106], was arrested June […]
If there’s a scene that tells you the kind of show Cameron Crowe's Roadies will be, it happens about three minutes into the pilot. Luke Wilson, who plays a member of the road crew named Bill, explains that he and Carla Gugino, who plays a production manager named Shelli, work together. ... More »
John Malone, chairman of Delta's ALPA chapter Delta Air Lines pilots will conduct informational picketing at eight airports Friday, a move that pilot union chairman John Malone says is intended “to renew a sense of urgency in negotiations.” “This company is highly profitable right now and pilots are fully invested in Delta’s [...]
This past Wednesday afternoon a Delta regional jet, operated by Compass Airlines, was diverted to Tucson. The plane was enroute from San Antonio to Los Angeles, when the flight attendants notified the pilots of a disturbance. This led to two F-16 fighter jets being scrambled to "escort" the plane. Show More Summary
If you live in Detroit, you can join a pilot program for some hardware that puts your home's energy usage on your phone. The post A New Power Monitor Keeps Tabs on Your Home's Energy Suckage appeared first on WIRED.
There’s a scene in the pilot of Roadies—the new music dramedy produced by Cameron Crowe, Winnie Holzman, and J.J. Abrams—when the show makes the term “music lover” uncomfortably literal. Hippie-dippy stalker Natalie Shayne (Jacqueline Byers) has broken into the dressing room of Tom Staton, leader of arena-rock act The Staton-House Band. Show More Summary
(Video Link) Roberta Mancina is a world record-holding skydiver, BASE jumper, and wingsuit pilot. In her spare time, she also works as a model and stuntwoman. She's pretty much amazing, so this is just another day at the office for her. Show More Summary
The first trailer for Issa Rae’s HBO series Insecure is finally here, after enduring the treacherous Hollywood pilot cycle. The show, a worthy follow-up to her popular web series The Mis-Adventures of Awkward Black Girl, premieres this fall. Read more...
Comedian Rell Battle has been promoted to regular on the new pilot for Superior Donuts, CBS multi-camera comedy starring Jermaine Fowler. Battle was a guest star in the original pilot for the show, written and executive produced by Neil Goldman & Garrett Donovan and Bob Daily. Show More Summary
The Alabama Pilot, Inc., in Mobile, Ala., has ordered a Chesapeake Class pilot boat from Gladding-Hearn Shipbuilding, Duclos Corporation. Delivery of the new 53-footer is scheduled for mid-2017.
ON SALE FRIDAY, JUNE 24 Gucci Mane & Friends. 8 p.m. July 22. Fox Theatre. $35-$75. FoxTheatre.org. Music Midtown, featuring the Killers, Twenty One Pilots, Beck, Deadmau5 and more. Sept. 17-18. Piedmont Park. $150 two-day general admission...