Supporters of Egypt’s ousted Islamist President fought street battles with police in Cairo and other cities on Sunday, the fourth anniversary of the country’s 2011 uprising, as clashes left 13 people dead and dozens injured. Another two people died when an explosive device they were planting under a high-voltage tower in the Nile Delta exploded […]
Ever wanted to play a theremin just so you could play the opening theme song from Star Trek? Most theremins are expensive and extremely difficult to master. On the other hand, this modern theremin by Moog…
New Orleans Police Superintendent Michael Harrison has concerns about the upcoming Mardi Gras celebration and the shortage of police officers on the NOLA police forces. As a result, he has cancelled all vacation and other requested time off to ensure there is proper police presence during the wild party. Show More Summary
The WWE Royal Rumble is a yearly event where wrestling fans get a chance to look at their sport from a fantasy prospective, similar to the other mainstream sports. Fans often get together and make pools on who they think will win, they...Show More Summary
When the best sports productions are discussed, CBS’s golf coverage merits being mentioned near the top of the list. From The Masters to the PGA Championship and other tour events, the network’s lineup of talent and the way they cover the sport is first class all the way. Show More Summary
At least 20 people killed in demonstrations held in Cairo and other cities, amid tightened security across the country.
“Maybe unadorned ‘reality’ without ‘fiction’ would be a rather boring place after all.” Independent arts and culture journal Verities opens issue 4 with this, among other, loaded statements. In its newest edition, the… The post Inside Verities Magazine’s “Deception” Issue appeared first on Selectism.
The first conservative showcase of the 2016 cycle is taking place in Iowa today, marking the unofficial start of the presidential cycle. Most of the jabs have been focused directly at President Obama and a Democrat they may be running against -- Hillary Clinton. Show More Summary
The NFL deserves credit for the 2015 Pro Bowl. Unlike other sports with regular seasons that hardly matter and some important things decided by ping-pong balls, the NFL at least continues to tweak its Pro Bowl experience to make it better for fans. The result is this year's edition in Glendale, Arizona. Show More Summary
(Scott Johnson) The death of Alberto Nisman in his Buenos Aires apartment continues to give rise to troubling revelations something other than the suicide that appeared to be the cause of his death. Nisman was of course the Argentine...Show More Summary
I was browsing Pinterest the other day and it came to my attention that there are entire blogs devoted to inventing new and ever more complex ways to make bathtime not about bathing. Like, people put their kids in the tub for fun. As an activity. Show More Summary
Over the last few posts, this discussion has partially devolved (in comments at least) into climate comparisons and other weather-related talk. Such is the nature of online conversations, but just to reiterate, I’m merely saying that for me, where I live, designing my outside garden for winter interest, as many, including Evelyn, recommend, makes little […]
In February Netflix will remove 40 TV shows and movies and it will add 41 other titles.
In September, nearly four years to the day after joining Oracle, Mark Hurd became CEO, a job he's sharing with Oracle's other CEO, long-time finance chief, Safra Catz. We were told in no uncertain terms that their title was not "co-CEO," but simply "CEO," by the way. Show More Summary
Unlike the other independent canines we’ve seen, this dog wasn’t a self-fetcher by choice. It’s just that the laws of physics and the limits of his intelligence conspired against him. Haha. Oh man. Funny dog. Welp, on to the next po...
All money mistakes are bad, but some can be much worse than others. Here are three that you should definitely avoid.
As has been well publicized, Miley Cyrus really wants women to free the nipple. But in a new interview with E! News, the singer says she wants both genders to free their other private parts as well. "I think that most of it is just having...Show More Summary
This year’s Royal Rumble has brought forth more speculation and rumors than perhaps any event in the past few years. Surprise entrants have been talked about while others have been randomly pulled from the match entirely. Now, with the...Show More Summary
Wait, which one are the SAG Awards again? Next in the long march of award season, the Screen Actors Guild Awards is the only trophy show where actors (or at least, anyone in the SAG-AFTRA union) vote for each other in movie and TV categories. You might recognize it because the ceremony always starts with […]
Introduced last September, Nvidia's Maxwell-based GeForce GTX 970 and GTX 980 delivered twice the performance per watt of their Kepler equivalents on top of bringing support for Microsoft's upcoming DirectX 12 API as well as other new features such as Nvidia Voxel Global Illumination ( VXGI ), Multi-Frame sampled AA ( MFAA ), and Dynamic Super Resolution (DSR). Read more...