It’s 5:43 am and I can’t sleep. The fire is mounting another assault. On August 7th, rumor has it that a (fossil fuel) off-road vehicle malfunction touched off the “Pilot” fire just north of our home. For a nerve-wracking week, the wind held the fire just two miles north of us until the blaze was contained. Show More Summary
Corey has never been a Big Brother player lauded for his smarts, but he hit a new low this week. After Nicole convinced Natalie to turn on Paul and Victor, Corey became so comfortable in the house he seemingly forgot there was still a competition going on. Of course, that nonchalance has come back to... Read More > Other Links From TVGuide.com Big Brother 18 Corey Brooks
Troubling news from the Persian Gulf: In the midst of the second such incident this week, a U.S. Navy warship was forced to fire three warning shots Wednesday at an Iranian Revolutionary Guards Corps patrol boat closing at high speed. From CNN: At one point, the Iranian boat came within 200 yards of one of the US Navy boats. Show More Summary
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump is in the middle of an effort to “soften” on deportations this week, which a campaign spokeswoman said was about changing the words he uses to express the same opinions he’s held all along. That...Show More Summary
The iPhone 7 won't be released for two weeks yet, but it's already been ruined. Goldgenie, the Pimp My Ride of the smartphone world, has announced its plans for the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. Thanks to leaks, everyone in this worldShow More Summary
(Credit: Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images) One of Stephen Curry’s infamous mouth guards — the ones he chews before taking free-throw shots — sold for $3,190 at an auction this week, according to ESPN. A fan found the back-to-back MVP’s mouth guard after a road game. Curry’s chomping habit generated much debate online, [...]
Tight end Ladarius Green’s physical condition has been the subject of much discussion this summer, including a report that he’s still experiencing recurring headaches after suffering a pair of concussions last season. That report led to talk that Green may not play for the Steelers at all after signing with Pittsburgh as a free agent…
Lochte had been dropped by four major sponsors this week.
Anti-abortion activists in Chicago filed a federal lawsuit this week arguing that a law designed to protect abortion-clinic patients and employees from harassment is a violation of activists’ right to free speech. The city’s 2009 law...Show More Summary
Video “New Americana” songstress Halsey has been climbing the charts ever since she dropped her first full-length album, Badlands. This week her collaboration with The Chainsmokers, “Closer,” took over for Sia’s “Cheap Thrills” as the number one song in the country. With her rising star, what should you know about electro pop [...]
This past week, I made my annual visit to the Pacific Northwest and to Portland, Ore. I usually will drive by and look at the two houses that I lived in while growing up. This year, I was shocked to learn that I couldn't afford to live in Portland any more. Show More Summary
With all eyes focused on the collapse in equity risk over the last few months, it seems Treasuries have been ignored. This week has seen intraday trading ranges for 10Y Treasury yields crash to 2016 lows. The last time the volatility...Show More Summary
Industry watchdog China Labor Watch this week published a new report detailing what it says are continued workers’ rights violations at factories owned by Apple supplier Pegatron. more… Filed under: Apple
I was this week’s guest on Anil Dash’s Pop Life, on Talkshow. It’s like texting in public. It was fun, and there were some excellent questions from the audience. I tell the story about the first time I met Steve Jobs. ?
Bravo’s “The Real Housewives of NYC” scored the top non-rerun spot of the night in the Wednesday cable ratings once again this week, ticking up one tenth from its previous 0.6 to a 0.7 rating in adults 18-49. Meanwhile, OWN’s “Greenleaf” held steady with a 0.6 rating as well. “Little Women: LA” and “Little Women: […]
The Republican mayor of Midland City, Alabama got nasty on Facebook after losing her seat to a black candidate in this week’s mayoral election. “I lost. The nier won,” griped Mayor Patsy Capshaw Skipper when someone asked her how the election turned out. WTVY said that Skipper...
Janet "Stallone" Yellen better not let go tomorrow... Trannies lost ground despite Crude's gains; Small Caps clung to gains (on another squeeze)... On the week Small Caps also managed to hold green... This is the biggest 2day drop in...Show More Summary
In this week’s installment of my “A Uterus is a feature not a bug” podcast on badass working moms, Kim Scott shares a depressing story of the world exactly how you think it is and the opposite of that. The first: The summer before she went off to Princeton, she was at a bar with her high school friends. Show More Summary
Disgraced Olympian Ryan Lochte, who was dropped this week by major sponsors including Speedo and Ralph Lauren, has found a brand willing to take him on. Pine Bros. Softish Throat Drops signed an endorsement deal today with Lochte, who will appear in commercial and print ads for the brand. Show More Summary
No charges have been announced against Lochte and police are expected to conclude their investigation this week