Having reviewed British Airways first class many times before -- including on the A380 -- I was especially excited to finally experience their business class, even if I had fairly low expectations. We boarded through the upper deck jet bridge, where two of the three business class cabins are located. Show More Summary
Earlier this year, in my capacity as Chair of the Consumer Forum for Communications, I was interviewed by Ofcom Board member Graham Mather about my views on how Ofcom was operating and my ideas on how it might be even more effective. I have now received the following letter from Ofcom Chief Executive Sharon White […]
And they will make microbiological research much harder. For those who don’t know what an IRB is (a perfectly reasonable state of affairs), it stands for Institutional Review Board, and it is the entity (actually, entities plural–most universities and large … Continue reading ?
Fan-made mod's official version shrinks four-hour sessions, retains deceptive fun.
Linguists today received a misleading email from Elsevier sent to everyone who has ever submitted to or reviewed for Lingua, the journal whose editorial board has decided to not work with Elsevier anymore and restart the journal as the open-access journal Glossa. Show More Summary
Two cops abused their authority during the arrest of NBA player Thabo Sefolosha, the city’s Civilian Complaint Review Board found.
Review board slams cops' actions in incident where Atlanta Hawks' Thabo Sefolosha was so violently arrested they broke a leg
The board ruled that while the police had not used excessive force in arresting the Atlanta Hawks player, they were wrong to arrest him.
The Texas school board has voted against allowing academic experts to fact-check their textbooks, instead instituting a rule that any textbook review panels must be composed of a majority of people with “sufficient content expertise and experience” to audit the materials. What do you think?
Developer: Cryptozoic Publisher: Cryptozoic RRP: £69.99 This game was provided free of charge for review by Esdevium Games. (Single-Player is a new series designed to review tabletop games that can be played solo, as well as with friends. While I do talk about playing the games with friends, […]
To board this flight, you first had to scan your boarding pass to be let into the holding area. After that, it was essentially a free-for-all, even though they made boarding announcements to let families with small children, business class, and oneworld elites to board first. Show More Summary
The new Nanoleaf Smarter Kit with HomeKit support comes with a Smart Hub and two Nanoleaf Smart Ivy Light Bulbs to get you started. Like other popular connected lighting systems including the Philips Hue, you can purchase more bulbs individually once you’ve bought the Smarter Kit with the hub that allows a wirelesses connection for control from your iPhone […]
After conservative groups and parents raised concerns that students are being subjected to Islamic indoctrination, the chairman of the State Board of Education for Tennessee has agreed to review the social studies curriculum.
Back in Feburary, I was one of the first people to throw some cash at the Voltera V-One circuit board printer on Kickstarter. With an anticipated delivery date of Q4 2015, I sat back and waited. This week, my V-One arrived! I’ll preface this article by pointing out that I do know the folks at Voltera as we went to university together. Show More Summary
As the recent Financial Stability Board decision on loss-absorbing capital shows, repairing the financial system is still a work in progress. This column reviews the author’s new book on the matter, Reinventing Financial Regulation: A Blueprint for Overcoming Systemic Risks. Show More Summary
Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin has sent a letter to the Health Care Authority Board asking them to stop all Medicaid contracts with Planned Parenthood. Fallin cited results from integrity reviews conducted on the abortion seller that found a 14-20 percent error rate in its Medicaid billings at Oklahoma facilities. Kellie Fiedorek, an attorney with Alliance […]
It’s a perfect match, right? A board game from the Depression era about monopolizing resources and winning by forcing the other players into bankruptcy and a mythic evil creature that’s older than mankind and has dark, horrific desires. Show More Summary
Anyway, I was surprised to learn today that the British Board of Film Certification, established in 1912, continues to review motion pictures released in the UK, and that movies effectively cannot be shown in British theaters without a certificate, which...
The California Board of Equalization is failing to properly handle the money it collects, leading to funds being deposited in the wrong accounts and the failure to collect debts owed to the state, according to a review released Wednesday by state Controller Betty T. Yee. Yee, who serves on the...
L.A. Unified explores possibility of becoming an all-charter district LA Times: On Tuesday, a board committee reviewed a report that outlines the process for becoming an entirely charter school district. Board members said the goal was primarily to identify how the district could benefit from the same flexibility currently provided to charters. Show More Summary