Post by Mary Fischer. Just when we thought all signs were pointing to Kim Kardashian and Kanye West divorcing at some point in the very near future, now it looks as though they've managed to get their marriage back on track. They're reportedly planning on spending Christmas together, despite rumors about them celebrating on different continents. Show More Summary
Jose Mourinho isn’t about to underestimate Boxing Day opponents West Ham – and with good reason. The Hammers have made the biggest point swing in the Premier League in comparison with their position in the table at this time last year. They now sit in the Champions League places and are capable of taking points […]
When Jets quarterback Geno Smith was at West Virginia, the school changed head coaches after his second season. It looks like Smith’s second professional season will lead to the same result with all signs pointing toward coach Rex Ryan’s run coming to an end shortly after the Jets close out the year against the Dolphins.…
It's like the old saying goes: You can lead a horse to Minecraft, but you can't make it drink. Or something like that. The point is that Xbox versions of Minecraft now boast horses, so get ready to tame the blocky wild west, one creeper at a time.Click To Continue Reading
In 1960, the astronomer Francis Drake pointed a radio telescope located in Green Bank, West Virginia, toward two Sun-like stars 11 light years away. His hope: to pick up a signal that would prove intelligent life might be out there....
Plenty involved, plenty underwhelming. That has been the synopsis of the San Francisco Giants’ post-World Series offseason to this point. The team has been heavy in the rumor mill and has handed out lucrative offers to the likes of Pablo...Show More Summary
It’s the time of the year here in West Kerry of the cyclonic winter storms. That means that the cold, wet winds with change direction from all points of the compass as weather systems move over our part of the North Atlantic. Two years in and we are still living sans automobile, relying on foot [...]
A tiny shopping shuttle that has made a big difference to seniors in rural communities including Point Reyes Station and Inverness got a new lease on life this week as Marin transit officials renewed grant funding.
Wolf Richter www.wolfstreet.com www.amazon.com/author/wolfrichter The price of oil plunged once again off the chart on Monday and early Tuesday. At one point, West Texas Intermediate traded below $54 per barrel, though it soon bounced off. Show More Summary
The New York Times tells the story of Lawrence J. Franks Jr., a West Point grad who was a medical platoon leader in the 10th Mountain Division and decided that wasn’t rigorous for him, that the lack of action led him to be suicidal after his eventful four years at the Military Academy, so he […]
The CTC (Combatting Terrorism Center at West Point) has a new 105 page report on the Islamic State (ISIS, now IS.) The report is called "The Group That Calls Itself a State: Understanding the Evolution and Challenges of the Islamic State" and the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Layaway is a useful tool that some retailers only offer during the holiday season. Let lets consumers without access to credit pick out gifts and pay them off over time––and, as one mother pointed out to me, keeps gifts hidden at the store, far away from impatient, snooping kids. Layaway was dying out before the Great Recession, and came back … [More]
Pall of football defeats hangs over West Point since 9/11
In an excerpt from his book about the cadets who played in the classic 1964 Army-Navy game—and their subsequent fate—historian Nicolaus Mills focuses on an unlikely hero.
Stocks tanked, the price of oil fell, and bonds rallied on Friday as West Texas Intermediate crude oil cracked $58 a barrel for the first time since May 2009, the Dow lost more than 300 points, and long-dated Treasury bonds made newShow More Summary
Six days, two dinners, and one Kim Kardashian West. SEEN is practically Kim’s BFF at this point. We met the reality star and mother of Nori (Kourtney was babysitting that night) once again at the AIDS Community Research Initiative of America (ACRIA) gala last night, which is, as executive director Benjamin Bashein... More »
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - A new method that creates large-area patterns of three-dimensional nanoshapes from metal sheets represents a potential manufacturing system to inexpensively mass produce innovations such as "plasmonic metamaterials"...Show More Summary
If ever you needed to see clearly what direction your team were heading this Premier League points comparison between this season and last should show you. West Ham have been the revelation of the season and currently sit in fourth place but if the league title went to the most improved team then they would […]
This is trolling done right. Texas A&M will play West Virginia in the Liberty Bowl this year, which means lots of points. It also means some familiarity between staffs, as Aggies offensive coordinator Jake Spavital worked under Mountaineers...Show More Summary
Manchester City closed the gap to table-topping Chelsea to just three points in Week 15 as the Blues lost their first league match of the season at Newcastle while Manuel Pellegrini's men beat Everton. West Ham moved themselves up into...Show More Summary