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The Role of Private Sector Investment in Climate Change

This weekend, thousands of people will travel to New York for the annual week of activity surrounding the opening of the United Nations General Assembly and the Clinton Global Initiative. This year, a special focus on the issue of climate...Show More Summary

First look at Official Starships Collection USS Vengeance and other new ships

Lots of updates from the The Official Starships Collection below. Starting with a first look at the third over-sized special issue, the USS Vengeance:Entertainment Earth posted the image, and also a description which hints at thingsShow More Summary

Virginia voters support Medicaid expansion

21 hours agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Gov. Terry McAuliffe After a tumultuous year of fighting over Medicaid expansion, Virginia lawmakers will meet again in special session Thursday to try to resolve the issue. Gov. Terry McAuliffe called the session after concluding that...Show More Summary

What's The Matter With Jim Brown?

yesterdaySports : Deadspin

Originally published in the December 1986 edition of Sport magazine, as part of a special 40th anniversary issue devoted to "The 40 Who Changed Sports." This story is a good analytical companion to Pete Dexter's insane 1981 profile of Brown, reprinted here last week. Read more...

Inequality, Nick Hanauer and the Patriot's Moral Code

The July/August 2014 issue of Politico Magazine sports a special report decrying excessive economic inequality, written by plutocrat extraordinare, Nick Hanauer. Living in the north Seattle metro area, and riding high after realizing...Show More Summary

Insomnia May Be Treatable Through Specialized Hospital Stay

Insomnia is a sleep pattern disturbance that afflicts many people.Some new findings published in the current issue of Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics indicate that a two-week stay in a specialized hospital may help insomnia sufferers. Show More Summary

Joan Rivers' & Robin Williams' People Covers Outsell Angelina Jolie By A Landslide!

Print media may be on its way out, but People magazine had three very special issues in the last few weeks that brought readers back. On an average week, People sells about 822,000 issues. The exclusive wedding photos of Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt (for which the mag reportedly paid a cool $2 mil) kicked that average up to about one million issues. The tribute issue [...]

Real Madrid Recapture Champions League Brilliance but Defensive Issues Remain

More than any other, Real Madrid has a special connection with the Champions League. In the competition's history, no club has featured as often, won as regularly, scored as prolifically or lifted the title on as many occasions. That...Show More Summary

Billionaire Boys Club x Official Issue XO “King of the Fall” Capsule Collection

Set to embark on his special King of the Fall one-night live events, where he’ll hit Brooklyn, Toronto, Los Angeles, and San Francisco, The Weeknd’s Official Issue XO line has teamed up with Billionaire Boys Club to create a couple… Billionaire Boys Club x Official Issue XO “King of the Fall” Capsule Collection is a post by Brian Farmer on Highsnobiety.

Court Challenges US Navy’s Dragnet Surveillance of Civilian Computers & Suppresses Evidence in Criminal Case

A federal appeals court issued a decision suppressing evidence found by a Naval Criminal Investigative Service special agent and used to prosecute a civilian for child pornography. The NCIS special agent had conducted dragnet surveillance of all civilians in an entire state. Show More Summary

More on Economics of Secession

The Oxford Review of Economic Policy has a brand-new special issue on the economics of independence. The entire issue seems to be open-access right now, so check it out. (HT: Doug Irwin) In Scottish news, polls have turned a bit against independence, and betting markets now price a “Yes” at around 22-24%. I will take […]

Florida Republican touts lingerie party to show how he supports women

Southerland doin' some man talkin'. When we last checked in on Florida Republican Rep. Steve Southerland, he was holding special, men-only meetings, where "the after dinner whiskey and cigars will be smooth & the issues to discuss are...Show More Summary

The Rebirth Of Political Correctness, Ctd

Nick Gillespie reacts to some freedom-of-speech controversies on campus: A student publication at the university [of Western Ontario], The Gazette, published an irreverent special issue for incoming freshmen. Among the articles was a clearly satirical piece titled, “So you want to date a teaching assistant?” It included such tips as, “Do your research. Facebook stalk […]

Los Angeles issues 'heat alert' as temperatures soar

last weekNews : The Newsroom

Los Angeles health officials on Friday issued a special "heat alert" for this weekend, urging residents to take special precautions with temperatures expected to soar into triple digits across the region. With California already baking...Show More Summary

Captain Kirk's Lonely Hearts Club Band

Due out in November from Titan Magazines is their latest extra big annual, the Star Trek Magazine Special 2015. The bummer issue will include lots of interviews, and sport a Sergeant Pepper inspired cover (as posted by Previews): Things...Show More Summary

New Samsung Ads Poke Fun at Apple Live Stream Issues, iPhone 6 and Apple Watch

Capitalizing on Apple's much-talked about and publicized special event yesterday, Samsung has released a series of new web ads (via Engadget) poking fun at the live stream's struggles, the iPhone 6 getting a screen size upgrade, the Apple Watch and more. Show More Summary

"Welcome to College. Now Please Stop Thinking."

last weekNews : Reason

When freshmen arrived at The University of Western Ontario this year, they encountered a student publication's special orientation issue. It included a clearly satirical article titled, "So you want to date a teaching assistant?" If any hard-of-humor students didn’t understand the ironic nature of the advice, there was this: “Know when to give up. Show More Summary

Six Tips for Troubleshooting the Novel

last weekArts / Writing : LitReactor

Every novel is a special snowflake, sure, but many go wrong in the same ways. An editor breaks down known issues at the level of plot, structure, and characterization she sees over and over again. Column by Susan DeFreitas The most prolific authors will pen something like forty novels over the course of their careers. Show More Summary

Weekly Shonen Sunday magazine to offer trial version of Pokemon Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire

- in next month's issue, readers will find a special serial code - this code offers you a trial version of Pokémon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire - lets you pick between Grovyle, Combusken & Marshtomp - ends with the obtaining of a Mega Evolution - issue due out Oct. 15th Link 2014 Hot Issue

By Jay Betsill Special to September 4, 2014 It took a while. At the tail end of a cooler-than-usual summer, August made up for lost time: The sweltering heat and humidity that we have all come to expect finally arrived and put some sizzle in our summer. Since DFW has a well-deserved reputation for [...]

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