Conservatives like to talk about virtues. In 1993 William Bennet’s The Book of Virtues appeared five years after the end of his stint as Ronald Reagan’s secretary of education. In 1994 historian Gertrude Himmelfarb, of the conservative Kristol family, praised the virtues of the Victorians in her...
It’s been an incredible year for blockbuster horror so far, with three movies in the genre clearing $200 million dollars at the box office. (High fives to It, Get Out, and Split.) But the year isn’t over yet, and horror’s official Homecoming night, Halloween, means there are scads of offerings still ... More »
Five years ago next month, four days before Superstorm Sandy made landfall in New Jersey, Rutgers University-New Brunswick marine scientists launched a data-collecting, submersible robot glider in front of the massive storm.
Pakistan batsman Khalid Latif has been banned by the PCB from all forms of cricket for five years for his role in the spot-fixing scandal that marred the 2017 Pakistan Super League
They've announced the five finalists for this year's Schweizer Buchpreis, selected from seventy-eight (unfortunately -- but predictably -- not revealed...) submissions. (A reminder also that this is, in fact, the German-language Swiss Book Prize, limited as it is.....) The winner will be announced 12 November.
Autonomous cars are in the headlines every day these days, with several manufacturers working to have such vehicles hit the road in the next five years. I was fortunate enough to recently drive a top-of-the-range Tesla for a trip from Sydney to Orange in the central west of NSW. Show More Summary
After a huge rally over the past five years, shares of auto parts retailer AutoZone (AZO) have taken a beating in recent months as investors fret over Amazon’s ability to become a full service parts supplier. What is interesting, however,...Show More Summary
Scientists calculate that Arctic sea ice this summer dropped to its eighth lowest level on record. That's far below average, but considerably above the record low set five years ago. … Click to Continue »
I spent a decade in the armed forces and five years providing tech support as a customer service agent for a company that I won’t name in this article, then I decided it was time for a change. This is the story of how I became a 39-year-old intern for one of the largest technology websites in the world. Show More Summary
There are some crimes that people just don’t get over. Some crimes have so severely shocked a nation that it could take decades to overcome. The murder of 12-year-old Tia
For the past five years, sales of Nestlé chocolate, ice cream, and milk powder have slowed in some of the wealthiest countries. So Nestlé, the world's largest packaged food conglomerate, came up with a way to spread its presence abroad:...Show More Summary
These common questions may feel clichéd, but there’s a reason why recruiters keep asking them. Some interview questions lead to eye rolls by just thinking about them: “Where do you see yourself in five years?” “What’s your biggest weakness?”...Show More Summary
Slavery is alive and well as 89 million have experienced some form of forced bondage in the past five years.
A California appeals court has overturned a nearly $4-million jury verdict for two Los Angeles police officers placed on desk duty for five years after fatally shooting an unarmed, autistic black man in 2010. The three-judge panel last week tossed out a 2015 Los Angeles County Superior Court jury...
Five football players at a Christian college in Illinois are accused of hazing a teammate last year — allegedly restraining the teen with duct tape before trying to sodomize him with an unidentified object. A judge in DuPage County signed arrest warrants late Monday for the players — James Cooksey, Samuel TeBos, Kyler Kregel, Noah...
Stack Overflow today launched Salary Calculator, a tool that lets developers check out typical salaries across the industry. The calculated results are based on five factors: location, education, years of professional coding experience, what kind of developer you are, and the technologies you use professionally. Show More Summary
Jean and George Spear tied the knot in Britain in 1942. They died about five hours apart at the same hospital on Friday.
If there are humans in small towns, then they need churches. “Is Vineyard committed to planting churches in small town America?” Five years later, I still can’t believe I asked the question. It was directed to Michael Gatlin, national coordinator of Multiply Vineyard, Vineyard’s church planting arm. Show More Summary
Five years after starting his first job with a landscaping crew in the suburbs of Seattle, Fredi Dubon decided he had enough and called it quits. The work days were … Click to Continue »