This spring, officials at the Pentagon unveiled Operation Jade Helm, a real-world simulation designed to put Special Forces through what the military calls the "environmental challenges" of operating behind enemy lines. The troops will largely move in secret through a seven-state battle space – from Utah to Florida – blending in to resident populations,...
While much of the industry is getting closer to ICD-10 readiness, only about 20 percent of physician practices have started or completed external testing and less than 50 percent responded that they were ready or would be ready for Oct. 1, according to recent Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange (WEDI) industry preparedness survey results. In a... Read More
Cindy and Cristian Candamil, brother and sister duo behind the label Candamill (read: not Canada Mill) are heading into their sixth season with some impressive work. Born to Colombian parents and raised in Queens, New York, Candamill interprets their aesthetic as “New Mid-Century” with a lens that finds opulence in simplicity. I never post about... Continue reading ?
Leg wound southwest side : An off-duty Cook County correctional officer was shot in the leg Monday night in an alley behind his mother's Little Village home, authorities said.The man, who was wearing his uniform, was in an alley with his son near the 2800 block of South Tripp Avenue at about 10:30 p.m. Show More Summary
After falling behind China to the position of world’s third largest economy, Japan tries, hard, very hard to re-emerge in the global economy. Last year, for instance, Tokyo’s Governor Yoichi Masuzoe sought to address a key resource Japan is lacking in its bid to innovate and compete effectively in the global economy, [...]
Ikea bought 83,000 acres of forest last month. In April, Apple bought 36,000 acres. What’s the reasoning behind these retail giants buying their own forests? To manage them. Read more...
Iran’s former President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has launched a political campaign ahead of February’s parliamentary elections in what could prove a challenge to the moderates behind a landmark nuclear agreement reached last month. Few expect a rerun of Ahmadinejad’s surprise victory in the 2005 elections, which kicked off an eight-year presidency marked by confrontation with the […]
The Weeknd‘s hot song “The Hills” is our choice for JustJared.com and 102.7 KIIS-FM‘s JJ Music Monday! The song comes off of the 25-year-old entertainer’s album Beauty Behind The Madness, which will be released on August 28! Be sure to check it out on iTunes in case you want to pre-order it online! PHOTOS: Check [...]
Would Google consider buying up Twitter? That’s the question that’s been gaining traction in recent months, and is building momentum again today. So what are the key benefits and reasons behind such a move, from both sides?
Because just because their freewheeling single days are behind them doesn’t mean they can’t still be insufferable, Comedy Central has given the green light to a pilot called Bad Couple. Created by comedians and real-life couple Flint...Show More Summary
The Atlantic presents “Good Libations”, a brief animated history of booze, from barley beer in 8,500 B.C. through high-alcohol beers in 2010. Here at The Atlantic, we’re interested in the history behind things in everyday life—in this case, how humans have chosen to get intoxicated for thousands of years. The Mongols fermented mare’s milk to […]
Usually when you commit a crime, police investigators can identify you by the fingerprints you leave behind. But…what if you don’t HAVE fingerprints? Kenzo Roberts, 20, was taken into custody
PHOTO ESSAY: THE BLEAK AND BLAND STORE FRONTS THAT CAPTURE THE GRIM REALITY OF LIFE BEHIND THE IRON CURTAIN IN THE 1980s. In the 1980s, as Reason noted, Democrat house stenographer Arthur Schlesinger returned from a trip to Moscow in promptly went full Duranty: “I found more goods in the shops, more food in the […]
Lifetime’s new scripted series “UnReal” is quickly becoming the most-talked-about summer show. The premise of the show is what goes on behind the scenes while making a reality show like "The Bachelor" and despite the fact that the storylines on the show are fiction, it really feels as if it’s demystifying the cookie-cutter facade of reality dating show competitions.
Asset forfeiture: drop the charges, keep the property. I guess the person behind Saeki Co., Ltd. should feel appreciative he actually was graced with charges, rather than just had his purchased vehicles seized and spirited away with a mumbled explanation and some dodgy paperwork. Show More Summary
First, Yan Gomes went down less than a week into the new season, which put the Cleveland Indians behind the eightball. Now, the team will have to deal with the absence of Jason Kipnis. Continue for updates. Kipnis Headed to Disabled List Monday, Aug. Show More Summary
San Francisco Giants second baseman Joe Panik hasn't looked like himself of late—five hits in his last six games—and the reason behind his struggles might have been revealed Monday. Continue for updates. Panik Heads to 15-Day DL Monday, Aug. Show More Summary
Remember Google Plus? Seth Fiegerman goes behind the scenes on its creation for Mashable: For those elsewhere in the company, Google’s approach to Plus represented a radical departure. Most Google projects started small and grew organically in scale and importance. Show More Summary
Ronda Rousey would not be denied in the Octagon AND in the kitchen -- where a chef whipped up her famous celebratory meal... even though she was behind enemy lines! As we all know by now, Ronda celebrates each victory with wings -- but considering…
With even steeper cuts to federal funding, intense debates continue regarding the removal of art programs from public schools. Since President George W. Bush signed the No Child Left Behind act in 2002, declaring all children would have...Show More Summary