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Angelina Jolie to Direct Elephant Poaching Drama 'Africa' at Skydance

As we wait for Angelina Jolie's sophomore directing effort Unbroken to hit theaters this winter, the actress turned filmmaker is moving quickly from project-to-project. We just got some first look photos from her next directorial effort,...Show More Summary

Friday Varia and Quick Hits

We may have one more day of summer today with temperatures set to reach a balmy 86 degrees here in North Dakotaland. Do society a favor and don’t call it an “Indian Summer” or “Altweibersommer.” I’m just going to call it a warm day in late September. And, don’t worry, Grand Forks will be back […]

National Attitudes on International Trade

[Travel day -- heading south for the winter -- so just a few quick ones before hitting the road.] Tim Taylor: National Attitudes on International Trade: Americans, who are sometimes caricatured as being especially supportive of free trade, are actually...

Cabo San Lucas: When Will Cabo San Lucas' Hurricane-Damaged Airport Reopen?

yesterdayLifestyle / Travel : Jaunted

When Hurricane Odile hit Mexico's Baja Peninsula on Monday, the resort destination of Cabo San Lucas quickly became hell instead of a holiday for travelers. Storm damage was so great that parts of the region lacked electricity, running water, cell phone service, and even transportation. Show More Summary

Mike Scioscia gives Cory Rasmus quick hook in Angels' loss

Cory Rasmus said he felt “pretty good” after allowing one hit and throwing just 43 pitches in four scoreless innings Tuesday night, the Angels right-hander adding that he “would have liked to have” started the fifth inning.

Microsoft Shakes Up Its Board, Boosts Its Dividend 11%

Quick hit here, everyone: Microsoft has announced two coming board departures, two board additions, and a boost to its dividend. Leaving the board: Dave Marquardt, and Dina Dublon. Marquardt is best known for his work in venture capital,...Show More Summary

Tesla Motors Inc (TSLA), United Continental Holdings Inc (UAL), and Sears Holdings Corp (SHLD) Quick Stock Hits

Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA), United Continental Holdings Inc (NYSE:UAL), and Sears Holdings Corp (NASDAQ:SHLD) are the subjects of quick hits this morning, for various reasons. Betty Liu reported on their newsmaking deeds on Bloomberg, and had this to say about United Continental Holdings Inc (NYSE:UAL). “United Airlines is offering its flight attendants buyouts of as […]

'Outlander' episode 7 'The Wedding' preview: Jamie and Claire's night as a slo-mo GIF

How quickly can you hit pause?No need, fans... because we love you.It's almost here, "Outlander" fans. The episode... we've waited for... forever. Or almost forever, depending on when you started reading the books. For those of you who...Show More Summary

Everton's Romelu Lukaku Scores a Stunner Against West Brom

Romelu Lukaku scored an incredible goal in the first minute to give Everton a quick lead over West Brom. The Belgian star hit a curling shot to the far post from just outside the 18-yard box. Lukaku, who spent 2012-2013 on loan at West Brom, classily declined to celebrate in the aftermath. [ Everton Vines] Read more World Football news on

Salad: Chinese Chicken Salad II

4.52 / 5 Stars | 37 Reviews by LEA_B "This is a crisp lettuce salad with a zippy sweet and sour dressing. Always a hit at a gathering, but doesn't store well. Very quick to prepare at the last minute." View Complete Recipe Details and Reviews

Friday Round-up: CA protects reviewers and Facebook posts fade away

Another week is at an end and we’re that much closer to the holidays. Have you started shopping yet? Have you made your marketing plan yet? Yes, you’re supposed to have a plan. Before you do that, take a look at these quick hit stories from the past week. Pinterest on Chrome Chrome users can […]

Brush fire erupts in hills above Corona, quickly grows to 50 acres

Water-dropping aircraft were hitting a brush fire that broke out in the hills above Corona on Friday, just as a multiday heat wave was starting to take hold.

Friday Varia and Quick Hits

It is SHOCKING that today is Friday. When not a sabbatiquol Fridays seemed like mythical days, infinitely far in the future, and never really arriving (until it was too late and it was Sunday evening and you realized that you somehow missed both Friday and Saturday). Now Fridays arrive with alarming regularity. And it’s winter […]

Very Quick Tips: Destiny

Our Destiny review is coming along nicely. I just hit level 20 on my Warlock and I'm slowly making my way up to the soft cap of Light Level 25 to get raid-ready for next week.Here are some tips I've come up with along the way to make everything easier. Read more...

Here's How Much The iPhone 6 Will Cost On Every Major US Carrier (AAPL)

Apple's two newest smartphones — the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus — will be available for preorder starting Friday and hit stores Sept. 19. Both phones will be available through all four major carriers in the U.S., and here's a quick look at how their pricing models break down. Show More Summary

FEMA wants 4,500 households to pay back $5.8 million in Sandy aid

NEW YORK — After Superstorm Sandy hit the East Coast nearly two years ago, the federal government quickly sent out $1.4 billion in emergency disaster aid to the hurricane's victims.

Paul George Apologizes For Ray Rice Tweets

Paul George weighed in on the Ray Rice controversy today and then he quickly backpedaled. The Indiana Pacers star seemingly defended Ray Rice on Twitter. He said that hitting a woman was wrong, but at the same time said that he tried to justify Rice’s actions by saying that Janay Rice was also being violent. […]

Lucy Lawless Is Flawless In Pics From the Agents of SHIELD Season 2 Premiere - Quick, somebody caption the pic of everyone looking judgmental.

last weekOdd : Geekosystem

Though, to be fair, when isn't she flawless? She could be covered in week-old coffee grinds from head to toe and I'd still want to bask in her presence 24/7. Hit the jump for synopses of the season premiere, titled "Shadows," and of the season as a whole.

FEMA wants at least $5.8M in Sandy aid repaid

After Superstorm Sandy hit the East Coast nearly two years ago, the federal government quickly sent out $1.4 billion in emergency disaster aid to the hurricane's victims. Now, thousands of people... To view the full story, click the title link.

4 Mobile Marketing Hacks for App Developers

A new mobile game hitting the app store can be like a pop singer landing a single on the Billboard 100; you have to start high and hype it quickly, or risk getting buried by the next big hit.

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