It has no incentive to do so. I would know — I worked there.
I was about five years old when teachers started pointing out that I had a good memory. It lead to always being cast as the lead in school plays, because I could reliably remember all my lines within a short period of time. I thought it was because I worked hard. Show More Summary
West Ham's loss to Watford will have made it clear to David Moyes how much work he has to do in every area of his team, says Mark Lawrenson.
Black Gate have undertaken a video interview with Steven Erikson about his fantasy work and the recent decision to delay the final Kharkanas book for the time being. It's a fascinating interview, even if Erikson's assertion that Voyager is preferable to Deep Space Nine is one I would disagree quite strongly with!
Congratulations! You've got yourself a shiny new smartphone, you've worked your way through the initial setup and login process, and you're ready to start using it in earnest. Before you start Snapchatting and WhatsApping though, check out some of the default settings Android and iOS apply for you - because they might not be exactly what you want. More »
Frank Castle, the infamous "Punisher", has hunted down and killed everyone involved in the murder of his wife and children. He thinks he can move on to another life, working construction in New York, but it's not long before the past...Show More Summary
There are protests, of course, but the library in New York says there's no other way to keep going: "The nine works to be sold Tuesday are an assortment of 19th-century creations by artists like Giovanni Boldini and Emilio Sánchez Perrier that the auction house has estimated could bring in a total of as much […]
When you look at the team like the Jacksonville Jaguars, they look like a team that’s ready to make some noise after years after terrible play and terrible records. Then you look at the quarterback position and it’s hard to take them serious with Blake Bortles behind center. On Sunday, he was back at it again […]
Commentators in the music industry this week weighed in on what artists ought to know about the proposed tax reform bill, the struggles of being an artist manager, and why it's hard work or die in music industry. What Composers, Musicians, Should Know About The Proposed Tax Reform Bill “One...
People who like Zack Snyder and his work have a tendency to really like Zack Snyder and his work. So it's no surprise that the shifts late in Justice League's production, which include a hefty infusion of Joss Whedon-helmed reshoots and directorial judgments, would be unpalatable to Snyder's diehards. More »
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‘Oh deep joy.’ I say, visibly drooping. ‘What?’ Questions my wife. ‘It’s only a bit of gardening. It will make a change for you to do some hands-on work.’ I’ve been press-ganged into shrubbery cutting on my weekend off. Working alternate...Show More Summary
Since announcing he will not seek re-election in 2018, Senator Jeff Flake (R-AZ) is on a warpath against President Trump. While Flake is lamenting President Trump’s rhetoric and nationalist, populist policies, it’s important to remember...Show More Summary
Chipotle has had a rough two years marked by E. coli scares and lackluster menu additions. The chain's efforts to turn things around have yet to really work. Chipotle still has a ways to go before it turns things around — if it can. It's been a bumpy ride for Chipotle. The chain's reputation has never truly recovered from the 2015 E. Show More Summary
Hey isn’t that.?.?. super producer Tina Fey cutting it close at the Drybar in Penn Quarter? Our spy spotted Fey, whose new musical “Mean Girls” is playing downtown, pulling out her wallet for a blowout at the uber popular quickie salon. She clocked out about an hour before lights up at the National Theatre just blocks away. Before jetting off to the show, […]
If there’s one closet staple that every woman must own, it’s a go-to pair of black jeans. Not only are they incredibly versatile–you can wear them to work, on a date or to brunch–but they’re also super flattering. Everyone black is slimming and skinny black jeans just have a creating the illusion of supermodel legs. […]
With the increased conversation and growing awareness surrounding mental health, it seems as though things are moving in the right direction. However, a recent survey of 85 working adults in the US found that mental health in the workplace is suffering due to the stigma still attached to common mood disorders. Show More Summary
It would be desirable to be able to survey one's faults and limitations with an equanimity that does not give way to acceptance, but combines with both a gentle resolve to work at self-improvement, and a detachment from the outcome....
I first noticed this phenomenon while watching the world news on a weekday after work. It was a commercial for a new diabetes medicine that showed overweight people dancing at a barbecue, cooking and enjoying life. How different this was from my day in the wound clinic, where I saw patient after patient with obesity, […]
Why did Trump gamble so heavily on the inexperienced Kushner and the impulsive MbS? Well, of course, if such a "grand plan" had indeed worked out, it would have been a major foreign policy coup -- and one done over the heads of the professional...Show More Summary