The measure, approved in rare bipartisan fashion by both chambers, is now headed to President Obama's desk.
How the world is training the next generation of peacemakers.
My afternoon train reads: • Falling Stock: As renewables get cheaper and climate risks grow, Wall St sours on the coal industry (Sierra Club) • Crash Ahead!!! (Above the Market) • 401(k) fail: Expert sees ‘totally unexpected’ drop in accounts (Fortune) see also 7 fatal flaws in America’s 401(k) plans (MarketWatch) • The 314-Member Club —...Read More
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- For much of the past two years -- even much of training camp this year -- Jonathan Stewart was the Carolina Panthers' running back that spent most of practice riding the stationary bicycle and working with the trainer. Talk...Show More Summary
The thrill and pleasure of seeing your favorite Premier League club in person in the United Kingdom should be on every English soccer fan’s bucket list. With plenty of airfare deals available to the UK, now is a better time … Continue reading ? Travel By Train to Watch Premier League Games In Person is a post from World Soccer Talk.
We all wanna parkour like Super Mario or Ryu Hayabusa, but only a few people ever get to actually do it — like freerunner Jason Paul. Read more...
If there's one area where our great nation could use some serious help, I think it's how we train our drivers. Do you really trust someone with a basic American driver's license piloting one of these? I don't think so. Read more...
Perhaps the most beloved of subway cars, Redbirds were so named for their "Gunn Red" facades, a paint job which, while failing to serve its purpose in deterring graffiti artists, won the hearts of New Yorkers. The Redbird fleet was also the last of the trains with individual metal handholds, a once-iconic fixture that has since been replaced by communal metal bars. [ more › ]
Sen. Rand Paul (R-Kentucky) took to the Senate floor Thursday to blast the Obama administration's request to arm and train moderate Syrian rebels, while simultaneously saying he was supportive of confronting the extremist group calling itself the Islamic State (also ISIS or ISIL). Show More Summary
For those unfamiliar with Hollis Brown. They are a quintet out of Queens, not Brooklyn. They play a brand of Americana that will remind you of CCR. Their debut LP, Ride On The Train was top-notch and wound up at #25 in the 2013 version of HearYa’s Top 50. 2014 has seen them release a [...]
This is pretty funny. Maybe agriculture could develop a new side business of fitness training …. hmmmm??
If marathon training isn't feeling very fun(ny) right now, this cute video is the swift kick you need to help you hit the road. Full of important motivational tips such as "You have to keep running... put duct tape on your blisters!"...Show More Summary
Mike Priefer returned to his job as the Vikings’ special teams coach this week after serving a two-week suspension for making an disparaging remark about homosexuals during a team meeting in 2012. One of the conditions that Priefer had to meet in order to return after two weeks instead of three was to undergo sensitivity…
meunierd / Shutterstock.com Charred oil train tankers in Lac Megantic, Quebec, after a 2013 oil train crash destroyed the town center and killed 47 people. "We know this isn't some hypothetical risk," says Seattle City Council Member Mike O'Brien. Show More Summary
For the first time since 1976 and the conversion to Islam that put his music career on hold—and changed his name to Yusuf—recent Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame inductee Cat Stevens has announced the “Peace Train... Late Again Tour,” which will make six stops in North America this December. Show More Summary
When I think of train travel, I immediately picture the episode of Sex and The City where Carrie and Samantha venture cross country with visions of luxurious sleeper compartments and glamorous bar car parties that are quickly squashed by the reality of today’s rail system. Show More Summary
Facilities manager Jones Lang LaSalle discovered Millennials are happy to join and stick with a big company provided they get training, a shot at intrapreneurship and frequent "lily pad" moves.
After three nights at Hotel Des Indes in Den Haag, I took the train to Amsterdam for five nights at Hotel Putlizer. As I explained in the introduction post, rates were crazy expensive, as you’d expect in Amsterdam in summer. As muchShow More Summary
We all know the NYPD is all about social media these days. Fanfic on Facebook, L train Twitter account, boasting about Times Square Elmo busts. But the NYPD is also trying to make sure that the dozens of official Twitter accounts don't give them any #myNYPD-style headaches, so the department has created Twitter School For Cops Who Can't Tweet Good. [ more › ]
People sometimes need to transport their belongings via the subway, and people sometimes like to sit on furniture while riding the rails. But only one man has the moxie to do both of these things while looking for all intents and purposes like the smuggest lifeform on Earth, a mix of Sean Parker, a CIROC vodka ad, and a poodle on its birthday. [ more › ]