It's been a weird week. We recorded this early in the day on Wednesday, and at the time there were almost no games on the New Zealand App Store, very little noteworthy news aside from a bunch of sales, and not much else going on. This left us not much to podcast about. So, we
Quick links from the past week in mind and brain news: The Pentagon publishes their plan for future war and they seem to have ripped off the plot from 1980s Rogue Trooper story lines. The Scientist has a basic guide to imaging white matter with diffusion MRI. Next week in The Scientist: Collar up or […]
Running late today - jet-lagged from yesterday's trip from Budapest to Corvallis, Oregon. Had a great first meeting as a Steering Committee member of the Global Water Partnership. Here is a picture of my Dutch GWP Sterring Committee colleague Alice Bouman-Dentener enjoying a glass of water from the Budapest Waterworks,...
This week, TED is hiring an editor for ROI.ted.com, and MTV News needs an entertainment writer. CafeMom is seeking a senior lifestyle editor for The Stir, and Skip Hop is on the hunt for a copywriter. Get the scoop on these openingsShow More Summary
Subscribe on iTunes | Become a Fan on Facebook | Download the iPhone app | Download This Week in Travel – Travel News Podcast. Regular hosts Gary Arndt, Jen Leo and Chris Christensen are joined by this week’s […] The post Passports with Purpose 2014 – This Week in Travel #178 appeared first on Amateur Traveler Travel Podcast.
New Apps + Games The Longest Journey Remastered ($7) — Funcom’s critically acclaimed PC adventure game comes to the iPhone and iPad in a new “Remastered” version that provides touchscreen optimized controls and a new introduction narrated by original series creator Ragnar Tørnquist. Show More Summary
It's our weekly wrap-up, Check-Out Folio where we round up the best (Credits in folio-speak) and worst (Charges) hotel news of the week. Got a scoop? Or just want to share a recent hotel story? Tell us all about it! CREDITS · THE ULTIMATE...Show More Summary
It’s finally the weekend! Catch up on the stories we’re talking about.
Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel hasn’t played in weeks, but still landed in the news recently because of his involvement in an altercation early last Saturday morning outside an elevator at a hotel/apartment complex in Cleveland. Manziel and his “entourage” were accused of assaulting a man named Chris Gonos who asked Manziel for a hug upon seeing…
Everyone's favorite CDC publication, the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, passes along some great news today: cigarette smoking is down. Among Americans 18 and older, only 17.8 percent now smoke cigarettes, down from 20.9 percent in 2005. Show More Summary
The sequel to "Hotel Transylvania" will feature a comedy legend. This week, it was announced that Mel Brooks will star in the upcoming animated film. The iconic writer, director, and actor will voice Vlad—the grumpy old father of Adam Sandler's Dracula.
Win a PS4 GTA V Bundle! This week highlights new Batman Arkham Knight gameplay,Smash Bros. Wii U selling big, Assassin's Creed Unity forgiveness & more.
This week in art news: A Cezanne catalogue raisonné was published online for public use, a brutalist structure is to be converted into an arts center, and a watercolor by Adolf Hitler sold for $161,000.
Quick roundup today. If I missed something you're reading, shoot us a link in comments. And as always this is an open thread for whatever's on your mind. Even more towns line up against controversial Pilgrim oil pipeline This week, Woodbridge,...Show More Summary
This week, North Korea's state news agency for the first time identified Kim Jong Un's sister, Kim Yo Jong, as a deputy director of the country's ruling party during a joint visit to an animation studio, leading observers of the country to speculate that the supreme leader's sister has taken a more prominent role in the regime's governing apparatus. Show More Summary
After a tough couple of weeks, there's now more bad news for Uber. The Washoe County District Court has just issued a temporary injunction which stops the service from operating in Nevada. Read more...
Disconnected: Millennials Talk Big, Do Little About Money In a survey, the majority of millennials say they are good at living within their means–paying off credit cards in full each month and limiting spending. Yet more than half admit to living paycheck to paycheck–and many are still living with or living off their parents. [CNBC] […]
Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III was benched this week in favor of Colt McCoy, and sources say the move more than likely signals his conclusion with the team that once drafted him No. 2 overall. In a 40-second interaction...Show More Summary
Keep those butt cheeks clenched as the UK team wades through the week's bowel-bursting news.
FIFA continue to be dogged by allegations of corruption and bribery in relation to Qatar’s successful bid to host the 2022 World Cup, and the news is cannon fodder for the comedy industry. Picking apart the whole debacle this week were the BBC’s Have I Got News for You, and once again football’s world governing body comes […]