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Massive prehistoric landslide discovered in Utah

2 hours agoTechnology : Tech Talk

The slide was the largest on record, covering an area the size of Rhode Island

Department Store Pranks Shoppers With Christmas-Themed Extravaganza

So in Rhode Island there's a department store chain called Ocean State Job Lot. It's like Walmart but not. To hype themselves for the holiday shopping season, the store hooked up with Kindling Digital which created the elaborate prank...Show More Summary

Friday Morning Stir

-Agency OSJL launched a holiday campaign for a Rhode Island based chain store called Ocean State Job Lot that is a little…odd (video above). -Google launched Contributor yesterday, a tool which “lets readers pay their favorite publishers...Show More Summary

Lightower becomes authorized data services supplier for Rhode Island

Lightower Fiber Networks has strengthened its ties with the state and local government market by being named as an authorized vendor to the State of Rhode Island of Administration for Telecommunications Services.

Country Singer Billy Gilman Comes Out As Gay

Country singer Billy Gilman, who shot to stardom at age 11 with "One Voice," has come out as gay. The 26-year-old Rhode Island native spoke apprehensively, but at length, about his sexuality in a new YouTube clip posted on Nov. 20. The...Show More Summary

Elegant Jamestown Summer Wedding

When you create a team of talent that includes Hana Floral Design, Ceci New York and True Event, and place them on a beautiful private Rhode Island residence, magic occurs. Leila Brewster joined the forces and captured every picture perfect moment, from seaside ceremony to stylish reception. Escape the hump day blues with some summer stunners…

AIRBRUSHING IN THE ERA OF OBAMA: University of Rhode Island Removes Gruber Video After It Goes Vira…

AIRBRUSHING IN THE ERA OF OBAMA: University of Rhode Island Removes Gruber Video After It Goes Viral. First Penn, now this. You’d almost think that the higher ed establishment is in the tank for the Democrats or something.

Afghanistan's Opium Harvest Sets New Record

last weekNews : The Two-Way

An annual U.N. report finds that more than 550,000 acres were cultivated with opium poppies this year — that's approaching the total land area of Rhode Island.

Providence Sky Chiefs Dancers

Rhode Island has their first Pro Basketball team. The ABA Providence Sky Chiefs, and their first Pro Basketball Dance Team: The Providence Sky Chiefs Dancers. [Sky Chief Dancers on Facebook]

Opioid OD cause for over 100,000 ED visits in 2010

Researchers from Rhode Island have found that prescription opioids, including methadone, were involved in 67.8 percent of -- or over 135,971 visits to -- nationwide emergency department visits in 2010, with the highest proportion of opioid overdoses occurring in the South.

Brown University Student Tests Positive For Date-Rape Drug After Drinking Punch At Frat Party

In Rhode Island, two students at Brown University who reported memory loss after drinking punch at a fraternity party last month tested positive for a date-rape drug, while tests on the other student are pending, according to officials. KATU reports: The students said they became rapidly intoxicated and had memory loss after drinking punch at [...]

How to break the hold of the two-party system

Republican Rick Scott won the Florida midterm election for governor, but 51.8% of voters did not want him. Democrat Gina Raimondo was elected governor of Rhode Island, despite 59.2% of voters choosing someone else. What is up with the math of the midterms?

Review: Sons of Liberty Pumpkin Spice Flavored Whiskey

Pumpkin spice apparently knows no bounds. Now here it, in our whiskey! Sons of Liberty is a craft distiller out of Rhode Island, focusing on American single malts as well as seasonal, flavored whiskies. In addition to a hop-flavoredShow More Summary

Body Dysmorphic Disorder Patients Have High Risk of Rejection Sensitivity

In a recent study, researchers at Rhode Island Hospital found that fears of being rejected because of one’s appearance, as well as rejection sensitivity to general interpersonal situations, were significantly elevated in individuals with Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD). Show More Summary

Can Former Mayor and Two-Time Felon Buddy Cianci Come Back? Again?

?The last time I saw Vincent "Buddy" Cianci in the Moses Brown School field house, he arrived by helicopter. It was 2000 or 2001, my senior year of high school, and the mayor of Providence, Rhode Island flew in to speak to an assembly at his alma mater. Show More Summary

Candidate For Governor Got 22 Percent Of The Vote And Only Spent $35

Bob Healy, a candidate in Rhode Island’s gubernatorial race, spent only $35 of his own money on his campaign — and took 22% of the vote. “It’s amazing what $35 can do,” Healy said. “As I’ve been saying, if we only spent $75, $80, we might’ve won the race.” Republican Allan Fung came in second with [...]

Gubenatorial Candidate Spends $35 on Campaign, Gets 22% of Vote

2 weeks agoNews : Mediaite

The 2014 midterm elections were the most expensive midterms ever, costing a little over $4 billion dollars for very incremental gains for the Republicans -- which is why the story of Bob Healy, who took third in the Rhode Island governor's race, is so relieving.

Plug-In EV Built By HS Students For $1600

Gas2. At Tiverton High School in Rhode Island, two students and their teacher have built a plug in EV that is rated at an incredible 1552 MPGe for a total investment of $1584. The EV is named Apotheosis, which means the highest point...Show More Summary

November 6 roundup

2 weeks agoIndustries / Law : Overlawyered

The Framers knew what they were doing: don’t abolish midterm elections [John O. McGinnis, Law and Liberty] Rhode Island has elected a new Democratic governor, Gina Raimondo, with public-employment reformist credentials. But is it ready...Show More Summary

The Only Democratic Star of 2014

2 weeks agoNews : The Daily Beast

First Gina Raimondo stood up to the unions and led a reform of Rhode Island’s pension system. Then she ran for governor ran as a ‘bold progressive’ who can get things done—and won.

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