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Ferguson, Ebola and Ugly Politics: Is the World Going to Hell or Am I Just Getting Old?

Between breaking news headlines of grand jury announcements, Ebola scares, and divisive politics, it's become a common point of conversation among my 40-something friends that the world is going straight to hell. We talk about how we...Show More Summary

How It Felt to Be Inside the Ferguson Media Circus

As the long-awaited grand jury decision on whether police officer Darren Wilson will be charged with anything for killing Michael Brown gets closer, the world's media is once again descending onto Ferguson, Missouri, to report on what everyone is assuming will be a spirited round of protests followed by an intense crackdown by the police. Show More Summary

Formula 1's Driver Power Rankings After 2014 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

Nico Rosberg started on pole for the 2014 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, but Lewis Hamilton took the lead at the start. The Brit stayed there to win not only the race, but his second Formula One World Championship. His team-mate and title rival, struggling with a cruel mechanical failure, trailed home in 14th. Show More Summary

[Podcast] Whatever – November 24th, 2014 – “Trailer for a Trailer”

This week: Jurassic World teasers, Far Cry 4, Dragon Age: Inquisition, Grand Theft Auto V: Next-Gen, and a movie called Septic Man, Anything less would be uncivilized. As always, you can find us on iTunes, SoundCloud, or YouTube. Leave a comment below, head to our Facebook page, or hit us up on Twitter, and let us know your thoughts. Show More Summary

Journalists Take Secret Meeting, Jockey to Interview Darren Wilson

While the world awaits the verdict of the Ferguson, Mo. grand jury decision as to whether police officer Darren Wilson will be charged in the fatal shooting death of unarmed teen Michael Brown, CNN's Reliable Sources reports that the several prominent news anchors have met in private with Wilson in the hopes of securing the controversial officer's first on-air interview.

Grand Central: A PBOC Reporter Points to Threats for World #2 Economy

The Wall Street Journal’s Daily Report on Global Central Banks for Monday, November 24, 2014. Jon Hilsenrath says that despite its success in lifting hundreds of millions of its people out of poverty, China's poses a threat to the global economy.

Grand Theft Auto 5 now UK's best-selling game ever

Grand Theft Auto 5 is now the best-selling game of all time in the UK. Rockstar's open world was already close to the previous record holder, 2010's Call of Duty: Black Ops, which it finally overtook this week thanks to the arrival of its PlayStation 4 and Xbox One versions. Show More Summary

Mercedes AMG’s Lewis Hamilton Named 2014 Formula One World Champion

14 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Motor Authority

Mercedes AMG’s Lewis Hamilton has been named the 2014 Formula One World Champion, after the Briton won yesterday’s Abu Dhabi Grand Prix in spectacular style. He’s now the first Mercedes driver to claim the title since Juan Manuel Fangio all the way back in 1955. His teammate Nico Rosberg finished second in the championship but in...

Hamilton Wins

23 hours agoArts : Coxsoft Art News

Congratulations to Lewis Hamilton for winning his second drivers' World Championship at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix today. Here he is celebrating with his girlfriend Nicole Scherzinger. It's also a celebration for Mercedes GP, which built his winning car in Great Britain (CLICK).

Bachmann, King in Texas Border Town Devastated by Illegal Immigration: Looks Like 'World War II After a Bombing'

ROMA, Texas — Standing on a cliff looking over the Rio Grande river in this border town, Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) notes the buildings behind us on the American side—largely abandoned, run-down houses and a seemingly abandoned local chamber of commerce outpost—look like they’ve been ravaged by war. Show More Summary

F1 championship winner celebrates with helmet kiss

HELMET MAKEOUTS FOR EVERYBODY! (Sorry; winners only, please.) Lewis Hamilton won the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix on Sunday to capture the Formula One World Championship. So, naturally: Lewis Hamilton wins F1 championship and then makes outShow More Summary

Abu Dhabi F1 Grand Prix 2014 Results: Winner, Standings, Highlights and Reaction

Lewis Hamilton is the 2014 Formula 1 world champion after winning the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. The Mercedes man ends the year ahead of teammate Nico Rosberg in the drivers' standings. The German suffered mechanical failures during the season...Show More Summary

GTA V is back for more on PS4

When a friend stops by at your place to see the next gen port of Grand Theft Auto V, you're bound to lose the notion of time while exploring the huge open world created by Rockstar. Although the weather remained desperately dry during...Show More Summary

Quinn's Dec. 6 Fine Antiques & Decorative Arts Auction takes bidders on a latter-day Grand Tour

yesterdayArts : Artdaily

For centuries, Venice has been a glittering jewel with the ability to capture the hearts, minds and brushes of artists from all corners of the world. Its stunning waterways, architecture and landscapes have been interpreted on canvas in countless ways, a few of which will take the spotlight in a Dec. Show More Summary

Ferguson, Anger, and Meditation

2 days agoReligion / Buddhism : IDP Blog

The whole world is watching Ferguson, Missouri, as a grand jury verdict is expected any day on whether to indict a police officer who shot an unarmed black man. That action led to protests, arrests, and boiling anger. In advance of the...Show More Summary

Nico Rosberg Takes Pole At Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

2 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton may be ahead in points of Nico Rosberg for the Formula One World Driver's Championship, but Rosberg's going to make winning that difficult. Nico qualified in first during today's qualifying for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, ahead of Hamilton by 0.386 seconds. Read more...

Rosberg Secures Pole In Championship-Deciding Formula One Abu Dhabi GP

The 2014 Formula One World Championship is going down to the wire thanks to the controversial double points system for the final race of the season, the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, which is once again being held at the Yas Marina Circuit. The only two drivers still in contention are Mercedes AMG men Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg, with the Briton...

Check Out the Gold Concept Car Making Its Debut at the LA Auto Show

Lexus held the world premier of their brand new LF-C2 concept car on opening day of the Los Angeles Auto Show on Wednesday. The super shiny Grand Touring design comes in the form of a 2+2 roadster layout a... via

Formula 1's Latest Rumours and Talk: Paddock News from 2014 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

Either Lewis Hamilton or Nico Rosberg will be crowned Formula One world champion on Sunday, and things have already gotten interesting before a single wheel has been turned. During the pre -race press conference, Rosberg publicly called...Show More Summary

2014 Formula One Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Weather Forecast

The final round of the 2014 Formula One World Championship brings us to Yas Marina Circuit, the home of the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. Conditions are typically hot and dry during the days of the Middle Eastern race, and this year’s event will be no different. Clear skies are expected throughout the weekend and the peak temperature on Sunday will...

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