Megatons to Megawatts was a great energy fix for its era. For ours, it’s energy efficiency. This is a guest post by Cliff Majersik, executive director of the Institute for Market Transformation In 1993, the United States and the Russian...Show More Summary
South Africans pay their respects at a hilltop amphitheater, the spot where Mandela was sworn in as the country's first black president nearly 20 years ago. Hundreds of thousands of people, perhaps millions, are expected to come over the next three days.
New York’s top prosecutor is seeking answers about why major U.S. cellphone carriers rejected an antitheft device that disables stolen phones. State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman sent letters to the CEOs of five major U.S. carriers...Show More Summary
After Ukrainian police stormed a protest camp in central Kiev, Secretary of State John Kerry expressed “disgust” with the decision. “The United States expresses its disgust with the decision of Ukrainian authorities to meet the peaceful protest in Kyiv’s Maidan Square with riot police, bulldozers,...
New Balance presents a selection of iconic silhouettes draped in various hues that draw inspiration from the United States’ national parks. Dubbed the “National Parks” pack, the brand’s latest release celebrates the beauty of the land, sea… New Balance 2014 “National Parks” Pack is a post by Brian Farmer on Highsnobiety.
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The national director of the Deaf Federation of South Africa says a man who provided sign language interpretation on stage for Nelson Mandela's memorial service, attended by scores of heads of state, was a "fake." Asked about the claim by The Associated Press, South Africa's government said it is preparing a statement.
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
I'm back in the states this morning and up early (jet lag). The main purpose of my trip was to give a talk at LeWeb, which I did yesterday morning. Loic asked me to talk about the next ten years...
Coronary heart disease accounts for 18% of deaths in the United States every year. The disease results from a blockage of one or more arteries that supply blood to the heart muscle. This occurs as a result of a complex inflammatory condition called artherosclerosis, which leads to progressive buildup of fatty plaque near the surface of the arterial wall.
Appeals continue for the release of journalist Javier Espinosa and freelance photographer Ricardo Garcia Vilanova, both Spanish, kidnapped in Syria by the Islamic State of Syria and Iraq.
Chinese state news has announced that the country’s on-grid solar power capacity will reach 10 GW by the end of 2013, which is a 200% increase from a year ago, based on figures forecast by the National Energy Administration. read mo...
ABA Journal, ABA Journal Partners With Michigan State University College of Law to Present ReInvent Law NYC 2014 Above the Law, A Discussion About Biglaw’s Present: An Interview With Indiana Law’s Bill Henderson (Part 1) Excess of Democracy: Was Barack Obama's Greatest Contribution to Legal Scholarship the Bluebook, by Derek...
Newtown gunman Adam Lanza had ‘obsession’ with Columbine: Another story that I’ve been woefully behind on is that of the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School last year. Back in late November the state of Connecticut released their final report. You can read a PDF of the report here. What a lot of media outlets Read more [+]
It’s a regular ‘ole Peyton Place unfolding at Nelson Mandela’s memorial service in South Africa. The characters: The narcissistic – and who knew he was also flirtatious – President of the United States, the First Lady of the United States...Show More Summary
Would you take a chance on a roll of a die? That's every other moment in the life of an adventurer in the Forgotten Realms. To say that death is around every corner is not to repeat a cliché, it's to state a fact. It's a very, very wild world out there, with much to be found by those who dare step off the beaten track. Show More Summary
DeSmogBlog may not be the best-known site in the blogosphere, but they had a big catch on Tuesday. We’re leaving the links from the excerpts cited below intact. A 1991 report tracked down by DeSmogBlog from the University of California-San Francisco’s Legacy Tobacco Documents reveals that the State Policy Network (SPN) was created by the American Legislative Exchange Council […]
It would really suck to be a Russian official who loves using an Apple or Samsung smartphone, just like the rest of the world. In light of the heated agitation against US global snooping, Russian lawmakers will soon be considering banning foreign-made phones in the country, to maintain the integrity of data and prevent anyContinue reading...
NELSON MANDELA’S BODY TO LIE IN STATE Each morning for three days from today, a guard of honour will take Nelson Mandela’s body through the streets of Pretoria to Union Buildings, the seat of government, where the public will be allowed to pay their respects. Show More Summary
The body of Nelson Mandela is being taken in procession to the Union Buildings in Pretoria where it will lie in state for three days. Each morning his remains will be transported from the mortuary to the government buildings. People have been lining the route to form a “guard of honor”.
Urban Meyer and the Ohio State Buckeyes were one win away from playing for a national championship in 2013, but those dreams were dashed by Michigan State in the Big Ten title game. Ohio State will look to bounce back in an Orange Bowl...Show More Summary