Here on earth we’re thankful to have the pull of gravity to keep us and our favorite objects grounded to the ground. When you head a couple hundred miles up, all of that changes. Read more...
India is home to some of the most animal friendly people in the world. Since we opened an office there three years ago, we have helped to drive a cascade of reforms, including banning cages and crates for laying hens and breeding sows, ending shark finning, and halting cosmetics testing on animals. Show More Summary
Fair amount of PS4 love from PlayStation Plus next month including, hell yes, the turn-based strategy title Skulls of the Shogun. But folks who held out on Ground Zeroes are in for the best treat of all. It'll be nice to have that save...Show More Summary
PlayStation Plus' June Instant Game Collection, i.e. free games for subscribers, includes Metal Gear Solid: Ground Zeroes on PS4. Oddly, its PS3 version doesn't seem to be part of the equation. Joining Snake on PS4 is Skulls of the Shogun: Bone-A-Fide Edition, the spruced up version of 17-bit's turn-based strategy game about undead skeleton samurais. Read more…
Sony has announced its lineup of free games PlayStation Plus subscribers will be able to enjoy across PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, and PlayStation Vita starting on June 2. The most notable release is Konami’s Metal Gear Solid V: Ground...Show More Summary
Metal Gear Solid 5: Ground Zeroes is one of the free games PS Plus users can download next month. Here’s your full list of PS Plus offerings for June: Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes (PS4) Skulls of the Shogun: Bone-A-Fide Edition (PS4) Super Exploding Zoo (PS Vita, PS4) Futuridium EP Deluxe (PS Vita, PS4) […]
Photo: Kathryn Banas Matthew Palmer is a 24-year veteran of the U.S. Foreign Service. Having been at ground zero for many pressing global issues from Kosovo to Africa, he has extensive knowledge of international crises. His debut thriller, The American Mission, has been compared to John LeCarre's The Constant Gardner. Show More Summary
Blue Note Records was many things in the 1950s and '60s, but it was never the home of cool jazz. Yes, it was ground zero for hard bop in the '50s. And yes, it was the capital of soul-jazz in the '60s. But to release an album in 1958 (one year after m: Miles Davis' Birth of the Cool) with...
“I have a clear message for any corporation that contemplates bullying our state: Save your breath.”
Guy on cell: …yeah, and then I got arrested. So what’s up with you? –Brooklyn Heights Cop: Man, there’s a lot of Grade A ass out here today! –Ground Zero Guy: Don’t feel bad, honey. I’d say that one out of every 8 guys is a convicted arsonist. –Union Square Cop: Man, I hate going […]
A hotdog vendor near Ground Zero in New York City charged people different prices depending on whether they were locals or foreigners. Rossen Reports made an undercover video catching Ahmed Mohammed
Memorial Day weekend is here and console users should also line up their games for a full weekend of gaming. Fortunately, there are some big-time deals to be found on Xbox Live, PlayStation Network, and the Nintendo eShop. Dragon Age:...Show More Summary
The madness of the Fed’s pending 81 month run of zero interest rates comes down to an inflation subterfuge that has no logical or empirical grounding in real world economics. Essentially, the Keynesians who currently inhabit the Eccles...Show More Summary
It seems the news travels fast, and in New York, the police are definitely paying attention: After a report that a hot dog vendor near Ground Zero had been caught charging customers $30 for a hot dog and overcharging on other items like pretzels, water and soda, the NYPD announced they’ve served the wiener peddler with three fines for not … [More]
Yes, it is time for another installment of “Things that Tick Me Off,” the category where I allow myself that chance to vent about something that is so annoying that I must vent to retain my sanity. One of the things highest on my list are vendors who fleece tourists as they try to enjoy […]
By Jeffrey Dastin (Reuters) - The shares of U.S. airlines plunged on Wednesday on concerns that several big carriers are gearing up for a fare war, with Dallas as ground zero. Southwest Airlines Co shares plummeted more than 9 percent in a wider selloff of U.S. Show More Summary
Is ripping off customers good business? Can you always get away with it? Sometimes, customers rebel, as they did in New York.
One of the joys of street food is that it’s usually cheap, compared to what you’d get in a sit down restaurant or even a fast food joint. But New York City officials say a rumble broke out near Ground Zero recently when a food vendor was accused of charging tourists $30 for a hot dog, while sticking to the … [More]
The NBC New York investigative team has discovered an injustice they simply cannot abide: At a stand down by the 9/11 memorial, a man is selling hot dogs and pretzels for up to $30. New York is expensive, but not that expensive.NBC News reports that the vendor jacks up the arbitrary... More »
The week’s list of deals for Xbox Live Gold members is here offering discounts up to 50% off on Dragon Age games and DLC, as well as the Metal Gear Solid and Dragon Ball series. A number of Xbox One and Xbox 360 are discounted through this week’s Deals with Gold sale. The sale is […]