EDIT 1: Yes, even Uncle Rico. His High School Girlfriend rides up on her bicycle; they share a sweet, secret smile. I believe what Uncle Rico truly dreamed of was getting his girlfriend back, not playing football. EDIT 2: Yes,
Louise Radnofsky / Wall Street Journal:Poorly Managed HealthCare.gov Construction Cost $840 Million, Watchdog Finds — Government Accountability Office Says Risks Remain Without Improved Oversight at Health Agency — The federal agency in charge of building
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:Facebooks Slingshot introduces ‘reactions-to-reactions’, for photo, video, or text replies to reactions — Facebook Slingshots First Update Makes It Conversational With Reactions To Reactions — Facebooks standalone
Kim-Mai Cutler / TechCrunch:Stripe Backs Non-Profit Decentralized Payment Network Stellar, From Mt. Goxs Original Creator — Theres Bitcoin, the asset and hedge against fiat currencies and the politics of their
Ben Woods / The Next Web:BBM for Windows Phone 8 beta is now available for anyone to download — Following a brief stint in private beta, BlackBerry has today announced that its popular BlackBerry Messenger
Kim-Mai Cutler / TechCrunch:Twitter Acquires Password Security Startup Mitro, Open Sources Its Product — Twitter is acquiring a small password security startup called Mitro for its New York office. Mitro
Larry Neumeister / Associated Press:NY judge, ruling against Microsoft, says US warrant can access email stored in Ireland — NEW YORK — A judge has ruled against Microsoft Corp., saying U.S. law enforcement can force
Homophones, as any English grammarian can tell you, are words that sound the same but have different meanings and often different spellings — such as be and bee, through and threw, which and witch, their and there.This concept is taught
The World Trade Center (WTC) attack, which took place on September 11th, 2001, left the world in shock; however, in the midst of this tragedy and chaos, cleanup crews discovered something amazing. In 2010, buried underneath the ruins of the
Barack Obama To Me Today If you boil it down, my job is simple to understand --you elected me to make it a little easier for hard-working Americans to succeed.But I cant do this on my own, and thats why Democrats
ISRAELI WAR CRIMES CONTINUE: To protect itself from Hamas rockets and tunnels, Israel is forcing tens of thousands of people out of their homes, turning their old neighborhoods into a no-man’s land.BEIT HANOUN, Gaza — This narrow strip of land
The Supreme Court has turned aside all Second Amendment challenges since a pair of landmark rulings in 2008 and 2009 confirmed the rights of individuals to keep and bear arms. But some believe a California case could make the high court
NEW DELHI — Secretary of State John Kerry and Secretary General Ban Ki-moon of the United Nations announced early Friday that Israel and Hamas had agreed to a 72-hour humanitarian cease-fire in the Gaza conflict.“The United Nations representative in Jerusalem,
If there’s one belief that binds the disparate factions of the American right together, it’s the belief in American exceptionalism, both for the nation and for individuals. The mythology that conservatism is about promoting excellence and encouraging strivers is fou …
Nobody likes meeverybody hates meI guess Ill go eat worms.That should be the song for the right wing in America today because they are showing all the signs and symptoms of a massive state of clinical depression.So lets look at
Right-wing Israelis have been filmed chanting Theres no children left there and Gaza is a cemetery in a seeming celebration of their militarys offensive on the territory during a Tel Aviv demonstration. The protesters are seen waving Israeli flags and
ReaganBook—the hip, social-networkin conservatives answer to Facebook that popped up not even a week ago—is dead. After being flooded with pornography and profanities of all sorts, the Facebook for Patriots was forced to shutter its doors. But dont worry. There …
Hours before Congress broke for the August recess, House Republicans claimed that the President could use executive action to fix the border situation with unaccompanied children fleeing violence in the Central American countries of Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala. In
This is my last posting to NewsVine............................... Well, for a week. At 7am, Friday, August 1st, My middle son, Jacob, and I will be off for a week of camping with our Boy Scout Troop. And I will be away
Last Saturday, for the fifth year in a row, 46 mothers of children who have been diagnosed with cancer gathered to shave their heads and raise money for cancer research. This year, the 46 Mommas Shave for the Brave event
Israel and Hamas agreed Thursday to an unconditional, 72-hour humanitarian cease-fire in the Gaza conflict, set to begin Friday, the United States and United Nations said.The cease-fire was scheduled to commence at 8 am local time on Friday, and is
House Republicans pulled a bill which would increase funding for security at the southern border after conservative media and their allies voiced opposition to it.The bill, pushed by House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) was tabled after he and House Republican leadership …
Metro Police have identified two officers in Tuesdays fatal shooting of a suspect in a carjacking and attacks at two Las Vegas houses where a homeowner was killed and two women were critically injured.
Police were searching for two men who carjacked an SUV and plowed into a group of children and adults selling fruit to raise money for their church, killing three kids and critically injuring their mother and the carjacking victim.
A Queens teen who insisted he smoked marijuana so much that wasnt impaired by the drug in a fatal crash that killed his four friends reversed course Tuesday and pleaded guilty to vehicular homicide charges to avoid a possible longer
British romance novelist Ida Cook (1904-1986) wrote over a hundred books for Mills & Boon under the name Mary Burchell, including the thirteen-book, opera-focused Warrender saga. The passion she and her sister, Louise Cook, shared for opera carried them across
As a single woman, I received a lot of attention. ... It felt that I was either pissing people off with my bubbly attitude or breaking hearts. All that said, the most difficult part of all was having everyone think
Why are women so less self-assured and why are men so overconfident? The Atlantic takes on what they are calling the confidence gap, the tendency of women to underplay their expertise to lack confidence in both their achievements and their
On July 29, 2014, the City of Chicago released to the public a set of documents long sought by journalists and civil rights lawyers. Here they are. In 2006, journalist Jamie Kalven wrote a series of blog posts entitled Kicking
Banco Espírito Santo, Portugals second largest bank by assets held, was nationalized through the back door several days ago after the shocking revelations of money laundering and tax evasion by the banks founding family which had become public over the
The difficult ... youre supposed to do right away. The impossible ... thatll take you a few days longer. Building your own town out near Tuscon, Arizona probably falls in the category of the impossible, but Ed Keeylocko did that,
Disney Juniors Doc McStuffins is an animated childrens show about 6-year-old Dottie McStuffins, who wants to be a doctor like her mother, and pretends to be a doctor to her toys. Doc McStuffins has done well as a TV show,
Women are more likely to be lied to at the negotiation table Women are more likely to be lied to at the negotiation table, according to a recent study led by UC Berkeley researchers at the Haas School of Business.
The Great War helped create the influenza pandemic of 1918, which eventually brought an early end to the Great War. I had a little bird,Its name was Enza. I opened the window,And in-flu-enza.~ Childrens Skipping Rhyme, 1918
Cockblocked by Redistribution: A Pick-up Artist in Denmark Unlike in America, where bestsellers goad already overworked and underpaid women to Lean In even further, the assumption in Denmark is that feminism is a collective goal, not an individual pursuit. Danish
Are you combing Netflix trying to find all the TV shows you missed the first time around? Or maybe you just want to take a nostalgia trip and revist all of the great television that is gone but not forgotten?
Many types of quilt blocks can be built by stitching together simple geometric shapes. Then theres paper (sometimes called foundation) piecing. Paper piecing is an old technique (wikipedia suggests very old) thats been steadily developing over the past few decades
Who knew structural engineering could be so sweet? Justina Yang is the paper engineer behind Fiber Lab, a design studio located in her sunroom. She creates paper art, décor, bracelets, bowties, and lamp shades. In her short videos, she demonstrates
Behold the five Oscar-nominated Supporting Actresses of 1973: a bitchin babe (Candy Clark), a pint-sized con-artist (Tatum ONeal), a possessed teenager (Linda Blair), a selfish carnival dancer (Madeline Kahn), and a vinegary New York institution (Sylvia Sidney). A roundtable discussion
Legendary experimental filmmaker Harun Farocki, whose films and installations critiqued institutions of power and explored complicated relationships with the image, passed away yesterday at the age of 70. Official site. At Film Studies For Free.