Washington's highest court on Thursday took the rare step of holding the state's Legislature in contempt for failing to come up with a plan to put billions of more dollars into the state's public education system as required by an earlier ruling.
A California school banned a sixth grade student from wearing a T-shirt in remembrance of the 9/11 terrorist attack. A dress code in effect in the Orangevale school system in the Sacramento area requires a uniform that includes a T-shirt with the school’s name and logo. Show More Summary
Sega has revealed the system requirements for their upcoming survival horror game Alien: Isolation. I’m almost completely PC illiterate, so I can’t tell if these specs should instill a sense of fear into anyone who’s looking to grab the PC version on Oct 7. I may not be able to tell you what RAM does […]
Though home automation systems have existed for years, typically helping to control your thermostat or boost security, they can require professional installation and be complicated to operate—not to mention that they can also cost thousands of dollars. Show More Summary
In order to compete in Formula One, all drivers are required to have something called a Superlicense, which is the top rung of the FIA's licensing system. It's also surprisingly easy for any kid with a big checkbook who has driven a car to get one. That might all be changing. Finally. Read more...
Amtrak is offering double points system wide. Registration required. They claim the offer is for the entire fall. But it ends November 14. So I do not think ‘Fall’ means what they think it means. (HT: Free Frequent Flyer Miles) You can...Show More Summary
Pushing back on abuses by a small but powerful faction of the criminal-justice system requires a bipartisan coalition.
Creative Assembly game set for early October release. Alien Isolation's PC system requirements have been confirmed on the game's official website.Click here to read the full article
Specs released just after the game goes gold.
No grades. Just the honor system. Read more
While the move directly impacts each of the country’s eight largest banks which figure in the Financial Stability Board’s list of global systemically important banks (G-SIBs), the Fed’s decision to impose a heavier surcharge on banks that rely heavily on short-term debt for their day-to-day operations puts Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs right in the middle of the issue.
A newly enforced nondiscrimination policy issued by the California State University system that requires InterVarsity Christian Fellowship to allow non-Christians to be chapter leaders has forced the nationwide organization to develop a new style of campus ministry, IVCF officials said Tuesday.
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First Minister Peter Robinson has told the Belfast Telegraph that the systems up on the hill are “are no longer fit for purpose”. The structures required cross-community agreement for every significant issue – a process that would have tested and defeated less divergent coalitions. The failure for the DUP and Sinn Fein to build consensus more...
The United States has, by far, the most expensive health care system in the world. Partly because the federal government lets the industry overcharge people and partly because its Rube Goldberg-like structure requires a huge amount of money spent on keeping it all running. Every hospital has to negotiate a different price with every insurer for just about every single item.
The 21st century organization requires bold leaders who understand they live in a world of opportunity to create and lead others around a shared purpose. Unfortunately, the system is still massively broke. Most so-called leaders are stuck leading 20th-century organizations where they delegate their responsibilities to functions. Show More Summary
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Does the $50 billion asset-management industry pose a threat to the financial system? The SEC hopes to ascertain an answer to that question as it preps new rules and reporting requirements that will increase agency oversight on mutual funds, hedge funds and other firms. As the WSJ reports: The rules under discussion are somewhat similar to [...]
Earlier this week Crytek released system requirements for the PC version of Ryse. However, they announced this weekend that these requirements weren't entirely accurate.Click To Continue Reading