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Woman Alleges In Suit Emirates Crew Refused Giving Her Water, Leading To A Serious Injury

By Alpha 350 from Hungary – Boeing 777 – Emirates Airlines, CC BY 2.0, Woman Alleges In Suit Emirates Crew Refused Giving Her Water, Leading To A Serious Injury There never seems...Show More Summary

nikolaeftimov-blog: Gabriël Metsu, Man Writing a...

3 days agoArts / Art History : Old Paint

nikolaeftimov-blog: Gabriël Metsu, Man Writing a Letter, circa 1664-1666, National Gallery of Ireland. Image source:   

Dallas Cowboys Player Kicked Off American Airlines Flight

By Mahanga – Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, Dallas Cowboys Player Kicked Off American Airlines Flight People get taken off planes and we’ve seen plenty of stories about it.  This one,...Show More Summary

Did Abraham Lincoln’s bromance alter the course of American history?

4 days agoNews : The Raw Story

By Charles B. Strozier, Professor of History, City University of New York. Joshua Speed found his BFF in Abraham Lincoln. Wikimedia Commons, CC BY In the spring of 1837, a “long, gawky, ugly, shapeless man” walked into Joshua Speed’s dry goods store in Springfield, Illinois, requesting supplies for...

Third American Airlines Executive Leaves To Join United

By Jonekw13 – Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, Third American Airlines Executive Leaves To Join United A third executive within 6 months has left American Airlines to join United Airlines’...Show More Summary

Floriography: The Language Of Flowers

  Image courtesy of Wikimedia commons                     With Valentine’s day fast approaching, stores are filled to the brim with extra flowers, candies of all sorts, and bizarre varieties of stuffed animals to proclaim one’s undying love to significant others.  Every year at this time, as I look down entire rows of stores covered […]

Wednesday: Seattle Symphony to Host Free Concert of Music from Trump's Seven Travel Ban Countries

Seattle Symphony Hosts Free Concert Featuring Music from Muslim-Banned Countries by Amber Cortes Music from the Seven is already sold out, but there may be last-minute tickets at the door and streaming video. Wikimedia Commons One quarter of the musicians in the Seattle Symphony are immigrants — you can read more about that here. Show More Summary

Why Jewish Political Activism Leads To Anti-Semitism

Credit: Ali Shaker via Wikimedia Commons For centuries, we have been told that our unity will save both us and humanity. We won't listen and the world hates us for it. In the aftermath of the US elections, the voices of many prominent...Show More Summary

Is Trump Using Our Outrage Against Us?

By Mark Dixon [CC BY 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons For those of us who do not support the Trump administration, it seems fairly clear that the presidency of Donald Trump is not off to a good start. He has continued to issue statements that provoke outrage, and he has now began issuing executive orders that are doing the same. Show More Summary

Veterans of Obama’s Labor Department Look Ahead in Anguish

Ed Brown/Wikimedia Commons The Frances Perkins Building headquarters of the U.S. Department of Labor in Washington, D.C.  T he Department of Labor during President Obama’s second term was the epicenter of a domestic policy agenda aimed at helping working families. Show More Summary

Smart Home Market Is Emerging in Asia

[Image source: Wikimedia Commons] By AsiaToday reporter Kim Eun-young - As smart home market is growing rapidly in Asia, related products and investments are also being made actively. Telecom Asia, a press medium that specializes inShow More Summary

Praying for a Super Bowl Win

By Chris J. Nelson, via Wikimedia Commons When I was a young child, I used to think that the professional wrestling I saw on TV was real in the sense that I did not think it was any more choreographed and scripted than any other sport. Show More Summary

Laughter as Healing and Grace: Comedy is Crucial for #Resistance

Lorie Shaull from Washington, United States - Resist sign, Supreme Court news conference to call for the reversal of President Trump's travel ban on refugees and immigrants from several Middle East countries. Wikimedia Commons What does the image of the Grim Reaper, aka Death, have to do with comedy and resistance? Quite a lot, it turns out. Show More Summary

Tom Sayers, the Only Fighter Fans Actually Paid to Stop Fighting

"Championship of England and America" by Jem Ward,1860 (Wikimedia Commons) Fighting isn’t historically a sport for life’s winners. Pick a boxing story at random and it’ll start with someone with nothing to lose but something to prove. Show More Summary

Wind Turbines Head for Homes Again

2 weeks agoNews : Truthdig

    An old-style wind turbine on the roof of a house. (Andol via Wikimedia Commons) LONDON—A new type of small wind turbine for home electricity generation, intended to match the popularity and potential of solar power, is being developed...Show More Summary

Everything You Need to Know About Biedermeier Style

A Biedermeier interior painted by Eduard Gaertner. (Image credit: Wikimedia Commons) More than a century before the Eameses created their simple, honest furniture designed to appeal to the everyman, a style of furnishings emerged in Germany, one whose simplicity, visual lightness, and playful geometries were a herald of things to come. Show More Summary

pintoras: Jacqueline Marval (Marie Josephine Vallet, French,...

2 weeks agoArts / Art History : Old Paint

pintoras: Jacqueline Marval (Marie Josephine Vallet, French, 1866-1932): Odalisques (1903) (via Wikimedia Commons)

How Tolstoy’s ‘War and Peace’ can inspire those who fear Trump’s America

2 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

By Ani Kokobobo, Assistant Professor of Russian Literature, University of Kansas. A Soviet-era stamp depicts a scene from Leo Tolstoy’s ‘War and Peace.’ Wikimedia Commons As a professor of Russian literature, I couldn’t help but notice that comedian Aziz Ansari was inadvertently...

The 5 Best Scope Covers & Flip-Up Lens Caps

Image by © Marie-Lan Nguyen / Wikimedia Commons Scope covers are one of those overlooked tools that all shooters should have, and all hunters should most certainly utilize. So often overlooked, the main purpose of scope covers are to protect your scope and/or scope lenses. Show More Summary

Resist! The Fight for the Soul of America

Wikimedia Commons The best and the worst of the United States is on display street by street, airport by airport, in our legislatures, courts and the White House itself as we contend over the #MuslimBan and the future of our democracy. I want to very clear. Show More Summary

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