Nepal's devastating earthquake was the disaster experts knew was coming. Just a week ago, about 50 earthquake and social scientists from around the world came to Kathmandu, Nepal, to figure out how to get this poor, congested, overdeveloped, shoddily built area to prepare better for the big one, a repeat...
There are 61,000 structurally deficient bridges in the United States, and this is what congressional Republicans want to do to transportation funding: The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities' Robert Greenstein has more: The HouseShow More Summary
The battle lines were clearly marked as the overflow crowd filled San Francisco City Hall on Thursday evening. The city’s Planning Commission were to consider three amendments to the ‘Airbnb law‘ which regulates the operation of “home sharing” companies. Show More Summary
Baseball's better hitters have a plan at the plate. Joey Votto has something more like a worldview, and is once again using it to smash everything.
Obama is set to attend this year’s Nerd Prom and is once again planning on putting his comedic stylings on display. Once a year, for the past 71 years, the mass that is the Washington D.C. press core, gather for a charitable dinner where...Show More Summary
Six months ago, Nate Bagley was engaged. Now he's single and sitting in his basement. But he thinks he's figuring it all out. The post What You Can Do When Life (and Love) Go Against Your Plan appeared first on The Good Men Project.
According to many business authorities, morphing your personal talent and passionate interest into a full-time business is a terrible plan. But a growing number of artists and “creative entrepreneurs” disagree.
American Apparel’s new CEO Paula Schneider and chairwoman Colleen Brown are taking a new approach to the company’s well-known support of political and social issues. In the past, the clothing company addressed its stance on LGTBQ rights,...Show More Summary
Bloomberg: Euro Ministers Alarmed as Bloc Shuts Down Greece Plan B. Europe’s refusal to draw up contingency plans to prepare for the failure of negotiations with Greece is alarming some euro-area finance ministers. Slovenian financeShow More Summary
S.H.I.E.L.D. comes to the comic forefront this summer and fall to commemorate 50 years of espionage and intrigue.
Those who take the Wall Street Journal for gospel miss a lot of what’s going on with US energy, says Denise Robbins of Media Matters for America. Too bad they probably won’t get it if they stick to that source and ignore all the others. Show More Summary
Wendy Williams has been accused of hitting a new low after she trashed Bruce Jenner for going public with his plans to become a woman. Just Jared quotes Wendy Williams from her show. “If this wasn’t an obligation due to my career, I wouldn’t watch. Show More Summary
The Apple Watch casing has proven to be pretty strong, but it's apparently normal for the various watch bands to become deformed, discolored, or scratched over time, according to Apple blog 9to5Mac. Citing sources briefed on internal...Show More Summary
How cool would it be to plan your own funeral? You’d probably want people to remember you in a happy way rather than mourn your loss. Mine would probably feature a free Radiohead show and unlimited eggplant parmesan. I’d make sure my guests knew I was exiting this world as I entered it – pretentious [...]Show More Summary
Sometimes it doesn't goes as planned.
Dr. Sergio Canavero, the Turin, Italy-based neurosurgeon who plans to complete the first head transplant surgery in 2017, says he has zero involvement with Konami's next game, "Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain," even though a clip from the game portrays a man who shares Canavero's exact likeness. Show More Summary
The Dutch city of Amsterdam is going all electric, with regards to public buses that is. The city is planning for the transition from diesel buses (what’s in use now) to electric ones to be complete by 2025, reportedly. As humorously...Show More Summary
Ultron scores a Hot Toys and 3A unveiling this week, while Funko shows classic Star Wars Pop Vinyls and Mattel has plans for DC's new initiative.
I have some sad news to report--Netflix is planning on removing Airplane! from its list of avaliabile movies as of May 1st. Leaving Netflix? What is it?! It’s a movie rental system that’s half-digital half-by-mail but that’s not important. Show More Summary
Bruce Jenner’s ex-wife, Linda Thompson, has penned a revealing blog detailing how her marriage to the former Olympian fell apart as she watched him struggle to come to terms with… READ ON