As a non-American I only know the election of prom king and queen from the media. I understand that most of what I see probably exaggerated, but I still can not understand that a school would participates in an election
Just found these guys and they're bloody awesome This band grooves so hard it should be illegal Best thing I've heard in months Intro is crazy with headphones. Great track So damn smooth One of the cooler music videos I've
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:Loop Commerce Raises $16 Million For Its “E-Gifting” Checkout Service For Online Retailers — Loop Commerce, a company that has developed an alternative checkout technology for e-commerce
Greg Bensinger / Wall Street Journal:Amazon launches Amazon Business marketplace with exclusive merchandise and better prices, phases out Amazon Supply — Amazon Expands Business-Sales Marketplace After Three Years — After
Kevin Tofel / ZDNet:Lenovo announces $199 ThinkCentre Chromebox, arriving in June to integrate with Tiny-In-One workstation — Lenovos new ThinkCentre Chromebox: The right size for small business — Summary:Lenovos new
Reuters:Microsoft phones infringe on two InterDigital patents, ITC judge rules — Microsoft Phones Infringe Patents, ITC Judge Rules — Microsoft lost a round in a potentially costly patent battle when a U.S. International Trade Commission
Jane Martinson / Guardian:Google and eight European publishers plan Digital News Initiative to develop news business models, with $163M Google innovation fund — Google admits mistakes with news outlets as
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:Sources: Ultrasound wireless charging firm uBeam looking to raise about $50M or more in Series B potentially valuing the company at $500M+ — uBeams Ultrasound Wireless Charging
Andrew Chung / Reuters:Microsoft phones infringe on two InterDigital patents, ITC judge rules — Microsoft phones infringe patents: U.S. International Trade Commission judge — (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp lost a round in a potentially costly
If you have a website, use Newsvine, or post comments on blog sites or newspaper articles, you have likely run into trolls. Trolls are the bane of the Internet as their main goals are to shut down reasonable discussions, upset people, or spread
Bush lied and thousand died in the Iraq and Afghanistan wars after 911WASHINGTON, DC: In a stunning late-hour development, President George W. Bush has granted Osama bin Laden a pardon for the murder of more than 2,700 Americans in the
Iran has proven critical in helping keep President Bashar al-Assad in power after four years of bloody war, dispatching thousands of soldiers and paramilitary fighters to bolster Syria’s flagging army and billions of dollars in loans to prop up its
Baltimore, Maryland (TFC) – Source states that overwhelming force will be brought to bear in Baltimore at daybreak to clear the streets completely of all dissidents. Maryland National Guard troops are expected to rapidly deploy in Humvees and armored vehicles
BEIRUT — A surge of rebel gains in Syria is overturning long-held assumptions about the durability of President Bashar al-Assad’s regime, which now appears in greater peril than at any time in the past three years.The capture Saturday of the
10,000 people from across the country peacefully protested in Baltimore in support of the seeking of justice of the death of Freddie Gray. Despite the fact that 100 of the 10,000 acted up and approximately 35 people were arrested after
The U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments tomorrow in Obergefell v. Hodges, the marriage equality case.In preparation for this, a sad collection of Religious Right leaders trooped to the microphone at the National Press Club on Friday to denounce
Politicus USABy: Jason Easley more from Jason Easley Monday, April, 27th, 2015, 9:44 pmWhite House Press Secretary Josh Earnest hammered George W. Bush the facts about his failed presidency after Bush arrogantly criticized President Obama’s foreign polic …
Since his first homily in 2013, Pope Francis has preached about the need to protect the earth and all of creation as part of a broad message on the environment. It has caused little controversy so far.But now, as Francis
BALTIMORE — After two weeks of tension over the death of Freddie Gray, Baltimore devolved into chaos Monday.Roaming gangs clashed with police in the streets, seriously injuring officers, tearing open businesses and looting their stocks. Gov. Larry Hogan declared a
Toxicology results show that an off-duty New Jersey officer behind the wheel in a wrong-way crash that killed another officer and a friend on a New York City highway was drunk, a Staten Island prosecutor said Monday. Tests show Linden
Authorities charged a Cicero man in connection with a fatal car crash in 2013 that killed a 3-year-old boy in the Archer heights neighborhood on the Southwest Side. Erick Ochoa, 24, was driving a car in the 3900 block of
The government is lowering the recommended level of fluoride in drinking water for the first time in more than 50 years. Health officials say some people are getting too much fluoride now because it is also added to toothpaste, mouthwash
A lawyer for Mario Casciaro, who is serving a 26-year prison term for the disappearance and presumed murder of a Johnsburg teenager, argued in front of appeals judges Monday that prosecutors did not prove their case when a jury convicted
Its well established that runaway stars and planets are a cosmic reality, but runaway galaxies? Yes, amazingly enough, those exist. Scientists have discovered at least 11 galaxies moving so quickly that theyre escaping the gravitational tug of their host clusters.
A female patient came to see me with some difficulty swallowing, a very routine issue for a gastroenterologist. I performed an scope examination of her esophagus and confronted a huge cancer occupying the lower portion of her esophagus.
I present empirical measurements of the rate of relaxation in N-body simulations of stable spherical systems and distinguish two separate causes of relaxation: two-body effects, which cause energy exchange between particles of differing masses, and collective oscillations driven by shot
The death toll from Nepals earthquake rose to 3,218 on Monday, two days after the massive quake ripped across this Himalayan nation, leaving tens of thousands shell-shocked and sleeping in streets. Aid groups received the first word from remote mountain
Fredinburg was privacy director for the companys Google X team, which is responsible for some of the search companys more forward-thinking initiatives, including driverless cars and Google Glass. employees this weekend, while a 7.8-magnitude earthquake caused an avalanche.
In this article, we use cooling-rate dependent Tg measurements to indirectly probe the relaxation dynamics of supported polystyrene thin films of various molecular weights, all chosen to be above the entanglement molecular weight. We show that the dynamics in these
The Taiwan Central Weather Bureaus seismic chart shows the moment of the 6.3 magnitude earthquake that struck off the islands eastern coast in Taipei, Taiwan today. Tens of thousands of people were spending the night in the open under a
NYPD officers shot and killed a man as they tried to arrest him Saturday afternoon at a halfway house in the East Village, the New York Post reports . Police said the man was wanted on a robbery charge.
Distillery owner George Racz, right, poses with members of the Grape Expectations wine making school after presenting them with a barrel head award during the first St. George Day Spring Whiskey Barreling celebration at the Las Vegas Distillery in Henderson
Actess and game show panelist Jayne Meadows has passed away at the age of 95. Meadows, whose career spanned over six decades, came from a showbiz family - her husband, Steve Allen, was an early television star and the first
If there is Guilty Pleasure, this is Guilty Pain. Dylan admits hes very self-conscious to find emotional refuge in music that isnt even good. Its embarrassing to admit that during messy, adult heartbreak we often regress back to adolescence, to
Whats it like to be one of the Jeopardy! clue writers? The A.V. Club interviews Billy Wisse, who has worked at Jeopardy! as researcher, proofreader, and writer since 1990, and as head writer since 2011.
Mihais legacy is that there are hundreds of millions of people using a product, Firefox, that Mihai contributed to, hundreds of thousands of them of them spend a significant proportion of their time in the console that was his responsibility.
History Lab has focused on digitizing, structuring and visualizing large sets of declassified US government documents. This is a starting point for showcasing how computational techniques can aid historical research. Can big-data analysis show what kinds of information the government
The Governor of Maryland has declared a state of emergency due to the situation in Baltimore. For several days protesters have been highlighting the cause of Gray, an African-American who died after being taken into police custody for making eye
Returning as he did to Winchester right as Bush took office, Joe Bageant stepped into a writers dream—a perfect confluence of subject, setting, and personal knowledge—and he responded with fury, writing essay after raging essay, a dazzling output that collectively
The borders between butch women, masculine genderqueer people, and trans men are clearer in theory than in practice. In order to find out more about how people in these categories experience gender, I spoke with individuals from across the butch/trans
Realizing the gap between Anne and myself opened up a space for me, as a reader, to ask hard questions about even the books I cherish — and finally to move beyond these sorts of questions, realizing that expecting every
Forbidden from riding bikes, fearless Afghan girls are skateboarding around Kabul. The creation of Oliver Percovich, Skateistan is a grassroots project that connects youth and education through skateboarding in Afghanistan, and over 40% of their students are girls. I realised
In the Torygraph 5,000 small business owners wrote an open letter supporting the Tories in the UK election. So far so predictable, until people on Twitter started taking a closer look and found some strange discrepancies in the list...