Have you heard the news? Mages got hit with the nerf bat this week in Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft. While they still have copious amounts of direct damage removal spells, their major freeze spells (Cone of Cold, Blizzard, Frost Nova) all got bumped up in mana, cost giving opponents some breathing room. Show More Summary
Russia, India and Australia made news in the last week for a range of actions that deny basic civil rights and equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in those nations. But Uganda is the dean of the delegation when it comes to prosecution and persecution of gays. And today a long-stalled bill against […]
International free agents are receiving serious interest in the aftermath of Winter Meetings, with teams looking for relatively cheap and creative options to plug holes on their rosters. This week’s big news features another high-profile...Show More Summary
The news that Kobe Bryant would be sidelined for about six weeks by a fracture of his lateral tibial plateau brought into clearer focus for most people how quickly the end of his career is approaching. Bryant isn’t among those folks, though. “All I can do is do the work,” he told ESPN, “and do […]
Manchester United's ongoing issues in the engine room have seen the club become linked with a long line of midfield talents in recent weeks, one of whom is Croatian international Ivan Rakitic. Given that the club are going through aShow More Summary
Sometimes it?s hard to stay on top of all the new route announcements that come our way, so we?ve complied a little bit of a rundown below. As long as you can afford the fares, this should definitely help add to your passport stamp collection. Show More Summary
News and Notes from Around the Interweb: The 12 Coolest Airport Lounge Perks Free $45 Uber credit for first time users is still alive! Business Week covers award chart price hikes at Delta and United. Contra the explanation that partners...Show More Summary
Over the past few weeks, Ukraine has been mentioned hundreds of times in many global news publications because of huge protests against the current government that broke out in Kiev,... Keep reading ?
Documents and testimony show that healthcare.gov still has "serious security vulnerabilities" ABC News is reporting. There have been “two high findings” of risk – the most serious level of concern – in testing over the past few weeks,...Show More Summary
We recap everything earth-shattering that happened in health and wellness this week: December 14–20, 2013.
Farm Bill In a radio interview earlier this week with Mick Kjar (Ag News 890, Terry Loomis, Farm Director (Fargo, ND)), Senate Agriculture Committee member John Hoeven (R., N.D.) discussed several Farm Bill issues. In part, Sen. Hoeven indicated that, “I think that the conference committee really has the parameters for an agreement, people just […]
The good news: Aaron Rodgers was at Green Bay Packers practice, and according to head coach Mike McCarthy, the 2011 NFL MVP looked like he was ready to suit up for the team's Week 16 contest against the Pittsburgh Steelers. "Looked very good at practice," McCarthy said, via USA Today's Pete Dougherty. Show More Summary
Love this photo from SciencePorn: a night in Yellowknife, Canada. Here is the original. Even the Water King loves the photo. Yes, thanks to electronic wizardry I am masquerading as the Water King. Former student Andrew Funk, the creator, emailed me a JPEG that had been collecting in his hard...
Looks like D&D Next Is About To Come Forth... Read the full article on AICN Hello gamers! Abstruse here for this week’s dose of news on the tabletop gaming world. Not a whole lot going on in the rest of the gaming world, though, as we head into the holiday season, except for some REALLY HUGE BREAKING NEWS that we'll get right into in a few.. Show More Summary
Royal buzz reached a fever pitch this week, with exciting news about another royal baby, engagement rumors, and major milestones. Prince Harry marked a once-in-a-lifetime achievement, and his girlfriend, Cressida Bonas, linked up with Princess Beatrice for a royal wedding. Show More Summary
The news broke that Kobe Bryant is going to be sidelined with a fractured lateral tibial plateau. He is going to miss up to six weeks, and how will the Lakers survive over that period of time? Reese Waters and Bleacher Report national...Show More Summary
On this week’s Political Scene podcast, Hendrik Hertzberg and Ryan Lizza join host Dorothy Wickenden to take a look back at the year in politics, with a particular focus on the news we can be happy about. Most recently, Congress passed...Show More Summary
Just six games into his return from a torn Achilles, Kobe Bryant is headed back to the recovery room with a knee injury. A fractured lateral tibial plateau is expected to keep the 35-year-old on the sidelines for six weeks: The injury...Show More Summary
LAMBORGHINI HURACAN REVEALED News of Lamborghini's so-called Huracan supercar is coming thick and fast this week, and a new set of leaked images may now offer the first 'official' look at the new model. These new images come on the heel of revealing new spy photos yesterday, followed less than an hour later by the first of these renderings. Show More Summary
Find the news below grim? Remember that you can make a difference by switching to clean energy, whether or not you own a home. Check out how others are also making a difference in "On the Bright Side", following these highlights. Earth...Show More Summary