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'The Real Housewives of Atlanta' Recap: The Apollo-gy Aftermath

After last week's revelation that Apollo lied about Kenya propositioning him in Los Angeles, what will the aftermath be in this week's episode of The Real Housewives of Atlanta, "All Tea All Shade"?Will the ladies tell Phaedra about Apollo's confession? If so, will Phaedra bother to apologize to Kenya?

The price of justice: The less you have, the more it costs

20 hours agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

I thought it strange when Newt Gingrich came out in favor of California's Proposition 47 that reduced prison time for some non-violent offenders. I knew there had to be a financial reward somewhere, but I wasn't sure what it was. His co-author of their Los Angeles Times op-ed was B. Show More Summary

Irish dancers at Radisson Blu Athlone, Ireland

A couple of weeks ago I wrote this piece: Where the hell is Athlone, Ireland and why am I planning to go there? One of the comments on my article is, “An interesting proposition – letting hotel rates determine your destination/itinerary.” People have many different reasons for choosing hotels. Show More Summary

Town Opposes 'Hermaphrodite' Winnie the Pooh

Officials in a Polish town have opposed a proposition to name a playground after Winnie the Pooh—because of the bear's unclear gender and immodest clothing. The matter was debated in a closed-door meeting weeks ago in the central Polish town of Tuszyn, but didn't get much media attention in...

Blood-sucking Gaming Peripheral Seems Unlikely Pitch

Two Kickstarter users are looking for funding for a peripheral that turns spilling blood in a video game into a reality. It’s dubious, to say the least, that it’s a serious proposition. Blood Sport is described as a hacked version of a rumble pack that uses an Arduino controller to track when your character is wounded […]

Rejecting unsuitable suitors is easier said than done

Rejecting unsuitable romantic partners is easy in hypothetical situations, but not so when considering a face-to-face proposition, a new study shows. “When actually faced with a potential date, we don't like to reject a person and make...Show More Summary

Mercedes-Benz E300 Bluetec Hybrid Review

3 days agoVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

The Mercedes-Benz E300 Bluetec Hybrid is a rather intriguing proposition for executive buyers with an environmental bent, given it combines a diesel engine with a hybrid drivetrain to yield rather remarkable claimed fuel consumption....Show More Summary

Paul Wilson & Bret Bennington vs Arnie Gundersen & Heidi Hutner on Nuclear Sustainability

On Nov 20, 2014, Hofstra University hosted its annual Pride and Purpose Debate. This year’s proposition was the following – “Should nuclear energy be expanded to help create a more sustainable future?” The debate included the following...Show More Summary

Los Angeles: Audi A7 Sportback H-Tron Quattro packs plug-in hydrogen powertrain

If you think a plug-in diesel hybrid is an expensive proposition, just wait until you hear details about the just-revealed Audi A7 Sportback H-Tron Quattro. The "H" in H-Tron, as you might guess, stands for hydrogen, so say hello to a new concept that combines a plug-in battery system with a hydrogen fuel cell. Show More Summary

The homerun message

Save time! Save money! More leads, more sales! Recruit and retain more agents! Work smarter, not harder! Take a long hard look at your value proposition. If you see similarly bland and vague marketing speak, your distinct value is unclear. Your prospect has no idea how what you do is different from the last guy … Continued The post The homerun message appeared first on 1000watt.

Calif.'s Sex Offender Internet Reporting Requirements Unconstitutional

Back in 2012, Californians decided to double down on punishment for registered sex offenders. Proposition 35 required sex offenders to provide law enforcement with a list of their "Internet identifiers," which could include email addresses, Facebook accounts, or even a user name on an obscure online forum. (Note that Prop.......

100% Bonus on Citibank Transfers to Hilton HHonors Through January 8

Over the summer Citibank drastically improved the value proposition of its Thank You Points program, making the points transferable to a variety of airline mileage programs. Two years ago they introduced the program’s first transfer partner — Hilton. Show More Summary

Position Paper - Clinical Results In The PCEHR. A Good Idea Or Not? - Draft For Comments.

This paper considers the place of holding diagnostic investigation information in the PCEHR. Before reviewing the proposition there are some assumptions which may or may not be true and need to be surfaced.These include:1. That there is a demonstrable benefit of holding diagnostic results in the PCEHR to be accessed by providers and consumers.2. Show More Summary

Free of the Phone Business, Nokia Delivers a Slick Android Tablet

Earlier this year, as Microsoft's move to acquire Nokia was taking shape, I speculated that owning Nokia might put Microsoft squarely in the Android business, which is kind of a funny proposition since Google drives Android's fortunes. Show More Summary

Apple’s iOS 8.1.1 Update Is Pretty Minor—Unless You Have An iPhone 4S Or iPad 2

Apple mobile software updates have been a dicey proposition lately, so you might be inclined to skip the minor follow-up to last month's big iOS 8.1 release. Unless, that is, you have an older iPhone or iPad. Apple promises to boost performance for the earliest gadgets with the A5 processor and iOS 8—specifically the iPhone 4S and iPad 2. Show More Summary

Report: Are you the Porsche Pajun?

The prospect of Porsche building a smaller version of the Panamera has been an on-again, off-again proposition as the German automaker seems to go back and forth on the project. Last we heard, Porsche had pushed back the so-called Pajun...Show More Summary

This Simple Writing Technique Will Help You Overcome the Inertia of Perfectionism

When you have to create fresh topics for your blog each week, sometimes you just feel stuck. Or maybe you can’t nail down your unique selling proposition that sets your business apart from the competition. Perhaps you’re still wrestling with ideas for your email autoresponder series. Show More Summary

The Star of that 'Drunk Girl in Public' Video Says She Was Tricked Too

Remember that video about the "drunk girl" getting propositioned by men on the street that went viral last week? Well, the entire thing has been unraveling quicker than that ugly sweater my grandma made me for Hanukkah once. Turns out the "drunk girl" was "duped "into the video. Show More Summary

The Not So Feng Shui of Guns in California

California is a bizarre landscape when it comes to guns. With the approval of Proposition 47's broad swath of reducing penalties for crimes, it's now a mere misdemeanor to possess a stolen gun. On the other side of the coin, Attorney General Kamala Harris' last-minute attempt in the Peruta vs. Show More Summary

New Book Sets Record Straight on Who Won Marriage Equality -- and, More Importantly, How

Photo: Jeffrey S. Trachtman The race is on to shape history's account of the marriage equality movement, even with the final chapter yet unwritten. Two recent books -- Redeeming the Dream, by Proposition 8 slayers David Boies and Ted...Show More Summary

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