By Tom Spurgeon longtime comics magazine Tripwire has made the full transition into digital, launching a bi-monthly publication this month. Their first issue features articles on superhero films, interviews with Ian Rankin and Cory Doctorow, and reviews of various media including comics. Show More Summary
If I were running for re-election – and had voted in favor of or had publicly supported that Pathetic, Putrid Assembled Calumnious Absurdity the Patient Protection and “Affordable” Care Act, AKA ObamaCare – a variant of this ad would be my worst nightmare. I’m guessing we’ll be seeing a slew of variant next fall.
ASHRAE is requesting public input on ASHRAE Guideline 0.2P, The Commissioning Process for Existing Systems and Assemblies, which describes the procedures, methods, documentation, requirements and physical activities of the commissioning...Show More Summary
by Wyatt Marshall Prurient at Public Assembly in 2011(more by Tamaras Porras) Noise (and increasingly techno) power-house Prurient will be playing a show with industrial electro pop duo Azar Swan, husband and wife post-industrialists Clay Rendering and DJ Becka Diamond...
The state of Illinois took a big step toward resolving its dire financial position last week when the state assembly passed legislation to reform Illinois' public pension system. Having been underfunded to the tune of $100 billion, the...Show More Summary
A state corruption probe reveals significant new details of a financial relationship involving an unnamed state legislator and his for-profit company that mirrors reports in The Insider and other publications about Brooklyn Assemblyman Dov Hikind, his advertising business and Maimonides Medical Center, a hospital in his Borough Park district. Show More Summary
Sebastian Ridley-Thomas won outright tonight in the special election in the 54th Assembly District.
Henry Ford drives the 20 millionth car built, a 1931 Model A, off the assembly line. Photo courtesy Ford Motor Company. Henry Ford’s Model T revolutionized transportation in America by making the automobile accessible to nearly all, creating a need for a product that hadn’t previously existed. For nearly two decades, the Model T met […]
Publicly launched earlier this week, Project Tycho has assembled data on contagious disease rates in the United States since 1888. The non-profit effort is named after astronomer Tycho Brahe whose careful observations enabled Johannes Kepler to figure out the orbits of planets in our solar system. Show More Summary
(CHICAGO) — Under growing public pressure to act, the leaders of Illinois‘ General Assembly announced Wednesday they’d reached an agreement on how to solve the state’s $100 billion pension problem and would begin trying to persuade other lawmakers to approve it in a special legislative session next week. Show More Summary
Last April, students at Northwest Rankin High School in Mississippi attended a mandatory assembly featuring representatives from nearby Pinelake Baptist Church who told the students that they needed to accept Jesus in their lives. They even showed a video: In the video, two young men were interviewed who had once led “troubled” lives. Show More Summary
Pop. 1280 at Public Assembly in 2012 (more by Erez Avissar) The Trans-Pecos, as originally defined in 1887 by the Texas geologist Robert T. Hill, is the portion of Texas that lies west of the Pecos River. The term is...
The following was sent to me by friend and colleague Jeff Greenberg at Wheaton College. He and Greg Wessel of Geology in the Public Interest are assembling a special volume devoted to geoscience for the public good and issues involving hydrophilanthropy, geophilanthropy, sustainable development, and the like. The volume was...
One student recently posted an apology to the public that the students didn't intend to damage the PS4 units on the assembly line, but the working conditions were hard enough on them to force a loss of quality of the product.Click To Continue Reading
William Sadler ( Iron Man 3, The Shawshank Redemption ), Primetime Emmy nominee John Heard ( Home Alone, Runner Runner ), James Russo ( Public Enemies, Django Unchained ), Esmé Bianco ("Game of Thrones?), Andrew Keegan ( 10 Things IShow More Summary
Some call their Congressman. Some email or even use snail mail to contact politicians. Some assemble and picket in order to protest. But a self-styled performance artist took a different approach to making his voice heard in political...Show More Summary
by Doug Moore MDF 2011 (more by Fred Pessaro) It's always a little weird when academia turns its attention on metal. From 2009's (in)famous "black metal symposium" at Public Assembly (which did a great deal to launch Liturgy's career, for...
by Marcy Campbell To the parents of students at Sunnyvale Public Elementary: The PTO has been asked by Principal Steiner to write a letter of apology which addresses complaints surrounding the all-school assembly featuring a show by the “J.C. Show More Summary
This isn't turning out to be a very good month for the American Legion. First, members of Post 311 decided they wouldn't attend a Veteran's Day assembly at a Pennsylvania public high school because the superintendent told them theirShow More Summary
By Len Lazarick | Maryland Reporter A new poll found strong public support for increasing Maryland’s minimum wage to $10 an hour, a step being pushed for the upcoming General Assembly session. The poll by Goucher College also found the majority of the Maryland public regards current pensions for retired state employees as too low,...