After a successful run at the end of the 2010 season, Notre Dame fans are hoping that coach Brian Kelly has the Irish on a return to their former glory. This is as good of a year as any for the Irish to make a run and a No. 18 ranking...Show More Summary
That’s Allie Goertz in the picture above. She’s created a D&D song that this NerdBastardthinks you should hear. Allie manages to capture the heart of what makes D&D such a fun pastime. Her being cute, continuously pushing her hair behind her ear, and that sweet gentle voice are just icing on the cake. MMMmmm, cake. [...]
Ok, so we all know about the mass of title contenders at the top of the poll such as Oregon, Oklahoma, Florida State and LSU. But which teams stand out from the lower portion of the rankings as squads that could make the leap to greatness? Certainly not the aforementioned bottom four, and Missouri’s road is too tough, as is Mississippi State’s. Show More Summary
Our time on Wisteria Lane is about to come to a close. Desperate Housewives will end next May, making the upcoming eighth season its last. Creator Marc Cherry has always continued pushing the show forward, so it's a bit of a surprise...Show More Summary
CMS (Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services) says there is a new tool aimed at patients and caregivers, as well as some other initiatives which will help consumers make informed choices regarding their health care. CMS adds that it should help improve care quality in US doctors' offices, nursing homes and hospitals. Show More Summary
Clearwire’s shift to LTE is not just a move away from WiMAX, but it cements Clearwire’s shift in strategy from being a retail operator to a wholesale provider – a change that has been coming for a while.What must it do to make this transition pay off?
So some teams are too high, some are too low, and some are just right. But which rankings make you look again and go “huh”? The entire bottom four are questionable. Texas, Florida, Penn State and Georgia could all drop out of the rankings...Show More Summary
I have this schtick I use at the bank whenever I make a deposit. I hand the paperwork (check, deposit slip, cash, whatever) to the teller and say “this is a reverse stick-up. Take all my money.” It usually gets a smile from the teller. Today, I heard the umpteenth time about how the [...]
President Barack Obama today challenged businesses to hire 100,000 unemployed veterans and military spouses over the next two years, and proposed some tax breaks to help make that happen.
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Once the hot category, venture investing in clean energy technologies is decidedly mixed, making it tougher for young green-tech businesses to get money to grow.
Must Reads: J.Crew’s taking to the runway - the mall store will make its catwalk premiere at this year’s New York Fashion Week. The moment we’ve all been waiting for – Karl Lagerfeld for Macy’s Impulse released photos of the collection. Nicole Richie’s much-anticipated line of House of Harlow 1960 Handbags has arrived and is [...]Show More Summary
A little early, but what the hell. Peruse this argument I make about a primary challenge to President Obama (I'm agin), won't post it here because Jeralyn's not feeling that way I'm thinking. Open Thread.
After a week of feeling sort of helpless domestic policy- and world economy-wise, I think we could all use a shot of something empowering, something self-affirming, something like… a video game starring Vladimir Putin. Make it so! Since ol' Pooty-Poot (as George W.
Thanks to Hube, I found this letter in The Philadelphia Inquirer: I am distressed at the unwillingness of Congress to consider raising taxes to help lower the deficit. My husband and I make a bit more than $250,000 a year. Both of us believe that it is only fair for us and those like us [...]
Canadians for Tax Fairness offers ten reasons to “feel good about taxes.” Taxes put...
The Oakland Raiders have lost more than their fair share of talent this offseason, but they’re finally starting to make some positive moves. The re-signing of OLB Kamerion Wimbley (coming off a nine-sack campaign) has been followed up today with the addition of former Giant Kevin Boss. Show More Summary
The debt limit crisis that’s consumed Washington, D.C. created an unexpected silver lining: the first opportunity in a decade to make real cuts to our runaway military budget. The deal reached to allow a rise in the debt limit “includes about $350 billion in guaranteed cuts for the Pentagon and other defense-related programs, plus up [...]
Disney to produce "Order of the Seven" -- a "Snow White" adaptation, because, ya know, its all the rage.