As a rising wave of “Christ, just let it end” ennui threatens to overwhelm the American electorate, people are fighting back with the most powerful force in the universe to combat voter apathy and make democracy do the thing it’s hypothetically supposed to do: Celebrity social-media posts. Show More Summary
Maybe she just looks white. I love those pink signs, ‘Women for Trump.’ I love the signs behind me,” he crowed. “‘Blacks for Trump.’ I like those signs. ‘Blacks for Trump.’ You watch. You watch. Those signs are great!” A man wearing a doctor’s coat and a stethoscope inexplicably appeared in the crowd behind Trump’s [...]
At a Trump rally in Florida a few moments ago, as Trump spoke, an excited white woman waved a "Blacks for Trump" sign immediately behind Trump.
You might have seen a headline or 12 about cyberwarfare recently. Showtime certainly has, and today the premium cabler moved up its TV premiere date for the Alex Gibley-helmed documentary Zero Days by two weeks to November 5 — threeShow More Summary
By Anne Lepesant on SwimSwam Eli Coan, a member of the Cumming Waves Swim Team, has verbally committed to swim at Gardner-Webb University. Read the full story on SwimSwam: Eli Coan of Cumming Waves Make Verbal Commitment to Gardner-...
As the horrific news of the tragic and untimely deaths of three Canberrans at Dreamworld on the Gold Coast sends shock waves through our local and national community, everyone is left with many questions, but it is important for us all to remember to respect the privacy of loved ones who are attempting to process […]
CD Projekt Red announced that The Witcher 3's standalone CCG, Gwent, has entered closed beta on Xbox One and PC (via GameSpot). CDP Red will be staggering Gwent's beta. "Invites are going out in waves, so don't worry if you didn't receive one yet! We'll be adding more folks over time," per the company's Twitter account. Show More Summary
A new Democracy Corps (D) survey shows Hillary Clinton leading Donald Trump by 12 points, 50% to 38%, with Gary Johnson at 5%. Key finding: “There is a chance to translate Clinton’s emerging landslide into a wave down ballot. In [.....
In two weeks, Donald Trump will lose. He’ll lose big. He’ll lose in historic fashion. He’ll lose so big, in fact, that the only drama left is whether he can eke out a victory in Texas and Utah. That’s how big he’ll lose, going down in...Show More Summary
He had a mossy mind, vibrant and always looking for new cracks to dig into. He was also, at least for a short time, a guest blogger here. I had always thought Den Beste was an exciting writer, in the...
Meet Gramma, Seattle's Promising New Poetry Press by Rich Smith T he Seattle area boasts two renowned poetry presses (Copper Canyon Press and Wave Books), and it may find its third in Gramma. The press will spring forth fully formedShow More Summary
In a circus-like election season, cartoonist Jen Sorensen considers who's the real scary clown. This is content summary only. Please visit Planet Waves for full links, other content, and more!
The BMW R100 RS made waves when it first launched. Sports tourers were a new concept, and the RS topped the charts with its wind tunnel-tested fairing. These days, you’re more likely find an RS fairing in a plastic bin than on the streets. Show More Summary
Demna Gvasalia’s luxe-Normcore wave at Balenciaga continues into the Resort 2017 season (which is sort of like halfway in between SS17 and FW17). Resort collections are traditionally filled with warm weather attire for ultra-rich fashion customers to wear on exotic winter locations, but have basically just become a money maker for brands, as the lines spend a longer time […]
Physicists are searching for gravitational waves all across the spectrum. Gravitational waves, or ripples in the fabric of space-time, have captured the imagination of physicists since Albert Einstein first predicted them in 1916. But...Show More Summary
Today's selection of need-to-know updates from the world of physics
Freak waves, as well as other less striking localised excitations, occur in nature at every scale. The current theory and models of such waves can be applied to physics and, among others, to oceanography, nonlinear optics and lasers, acoustics, plasmas, cosmological relativity and neuro-dynamics. Show More Summary
Shortly after 6 p.m. on the third and final night of the Democratic National Convention, Katie McGinty strode on stage at the Wells Fargo Center, clasping her hands in an odd victory salute and waving gleefully at the crowd. It wasn’t...Show More Summary
Save the Waves is trying to stop Donald Trump from building a wall on an Irish beach to protect his private golf course from the effects of climate change. Which he doesn't believe in. Go to Save the Waves web...
(Springer) Freak waves, as well as other less striking localized excitations, occur in nature at every scale. In a recent study, Manuel G. Velarde from the Pluridisciplinary Institute of the University Complutense of Madrid, Spain, and colleagues, performed computer simulations to compare two types of localized excitations in nano-electronics. Show More Summary