Sad days in Westeros: HBO has confirmed that Season 8 of 'Game of Thrones' will be the final one.
A couple of days ago I wrote about the minimum wage, and how it's gone down over the years. How much has it gone down? Well, that depends on what measure of inflation you use. But there's another way of looking at it that doesn't rely on a computed inflation rate at all: just compare it to the median wage. Show More Summary
It's Day 2 of Hillary Clinton's bus tour through the Rust Belt July 30, 2016, 11:07 a.m. Hillary Clinton continues her bus tour through Pennsylvania and Ohio. Donald Trump is still dwelling on past controversies A computer service used by the Clinton campaign is hacked, campaign saysTV viewership...
We think we've finally figured out why Bella Hadid invests in so many crop tops and bikinis for Summer: it's her way of staying cool, yet stylish, in the scorching heat. Case in point, the model stepped out on a sunny day wearing a light gray crop top and matching leggings while shopping with a friend. Show More Summary
... avoid an international incident over a compliment,and take a risk to send a message. More of Around the World in Seventy-Two Days by that intrepid reporter, Nellie Bly, at Forgotten Classics podcast.
Only a few days remain before the MLB trade deadline Monday. Yet there are probably still a couple front offices around the league surveying the market and the tight-knit playoff race to determine whether they should be buyers or sellers leading up to Aug. Show More Summary
As part of its day in the spotlight at this weekend’s Television Critics Association press tour, HBO has announced the release date for a number of its upcoming programs, including J.J. Abrams and Jonathan Nolan’s long-in-the-works robot-cowboys-go-crazy series Westworld. Show More Summary
Return to party fold, surrendered Maoists urged As its annual Martyr’s Week entered the second day on Friday, the CPI (Maoist) is reportedly making preparations to unveil martyr’s memorials in the interior areas of Visakha Agency. A few memorials (stupams) … Continue reading ?
West Quoddy Head State Park, Lubec, Maine Foggy Days are Good, Too! Last Call for Plein Air Painting MaineI know I keep plugging my workshops, but I feel that they are the best way to get what I have to offer as a teacher. Blogs, books and yes, even videos, can only take you so far. Show More Summary
Only two suitors remain as JoJo Fletcher gets ready to hand out her final rose. The Bachelorette season finale is only days away, and rumors about Robby Hayes and Jordan Rodgers aren’t making Fletcher’s decision any easier. Thankfully, the reality star finally opened up about the rumors and is confident she knows the truth. Show More Summary
Thank you for good morning gifts, handwritten letters and memories I will forever keep in my pocket. So, for that one moment when I play them back, I can feel safe again. And I can feel ok once more.
For students at the University of Idaho, the first day of class may involve choosing between Charmander, Bulbasaur and Squirtle. Next fall, the school will introduce "Pop Culture Games," a physical education class designed to "teachShow More Summary
All Pakistan's bowlers were made to work hard for their success on the second day against Worcestershire
Here's the latest Pollster aggregate for the presidential race. Following the Democratic convention, Hillary Clinton now leads Donald Trump by nine points, 43-34 percent. I'm putting this up because, hey, we deserve a little cheerful...Show More Summary
It's Day 2 of Hillary Clinton's bus tour through the Rust Belt July 30, 2016, 9:14 a.m. Hillary Clinton continues her bus tour through Pennsylvania and Ohio. Donald Trump is still dwelling on past controversies A computer service used by the Clinton campaign is hacked, campaign saysTV viewership...
Coral Hibiscus 'Mango Dainty' High temperatures have been at 110 degrees or higher for most of this week. Electronic hazard signs over the freeways in Fresno display warnings about severe outdoor watering restrictions. There is haze from wildfires, though...
Jack Dorsey, the CEO of Twitter and Square, often works long days to fulfill his responsibilities. According to a 2015 Product Hunt Q&A, he finds balance by having "a lot of consistent routine," part of which is his morning ritual. This involves a 5 a.m. Show More Summary
Spoiler alert: Scott Baio does not thrust Trump into 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. The conventions are over. We are approximately one hundred days away from November 8th. In my world, the party conventions are the March Madness of rhetoric and public address. Show More Summary
A lot of folks here at Balloon Juice, just as a lot of folks everywhere, seem to have a lot of interest in the unauthorized release of classified information and briefings these days. This seems to be due to the current presidential election cycle. Since there are so many questions, I figured it was easier just […]
Eighteen people in Europe lived the ultimate dream last month, driving nine performance cars through France, Switzerland and Italy along 25 gorgeous mountain passes in only a span of five days. And luckily for those of us in need of our daily dose of car and mountain porn, the whole thing was caught on camera. Read more...