I decided to quit smoking four months ago, cold turkey. I threw out my remaining cigarettes and went straight to the drug store. I bought bags and bags of hard candies and gum. I stashed them everywhere. In my car,
Mary Jo Foley / ZDNet:Microsoft buys Office collaboration tool maker LiveLoop: Sources — Summary:Microsoft has bought another productivity company. This time its LiveLoop, a vendor of collaboration plug-ins and tools
Frederic Lardinois / TechCrunch:Google Cloud Launcher Lets Developers Quickly Deploy Over 120 Popular Open-Source Packages — Google and Bitnami are launching a new feature for Googles Cloud Platform today that
Alex Konrad / Forbes:How Super Angel Chris Sacca Made Billions, Burned Bridges And Crafted The Best Seed Portfolio Ever — Between the parade of wet suits and abundant seafood and yoga joints, Manhattan Beach, just
The young company grade officer instead devoted most of his time at Stanford taking classes that had little or nothing to do with the profession of arms.Among the sixteen courses Dexter took during his 18 months spent at Stanford were
If at first you dont succeed, try, try again. Then quit. Theres no point in being a damn fool about it ~~~ WC FieldsThe Republican Party appears to be quitting their everlasting battle with the Affordable Care Act! Theyre beginning
First off I wanna say ;thanks, to all those who have so indulgently insulted the residents of Indiana in the past days. You rock! Second I wanna say; Thanks! for your first considering that the majority of us are in
Melendez is nothing but a criminal and a murderer. This thug is just waiting to kill and damage someone.People need to stay on this story. We here in America need to fight police brutality and the racism that exist withing
In this video, middle-class champion and Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren introduces her bill to refinance student loans and scolds Republicans for blocking previous versions and then “doing nothing”– while finding plenty of time to sneak tax loopholes f …
Further Adventures of the Novice and the Gear VRAs I mentioned a couple of weeks ago,, I sprung for a Gear VR, the Oculus-designed Virtual Reality peripheral for the Samsung Note 4 smartphone (it will also be available for the
Indiana just did a sneaky-low-down Wing-Nut Trick. With the Final Four coming to Indianapolis, they pulled out the Anti-Gay Spray, and passed a Freedom of Religion Law. Of course, anybody with an IQ over 85 knows that Indianas ALEC lead
Anything on immigration? NopeAnything on infrastructure? NopeAnything about helping the middle class and the poor? NopeAnything about wage inequality? NopeAnything about dealing with climate change? NopeAnything about providing incentives for alterna …
I realized early on that many instructors teach introductory biology classes incorrectly. Too often evolution is the last section to be taught, an autonomous unit at the end of the semester. I quickly came to the conclusion that, since evolution
NYC drug dealer sentenced to life in prison for lethal laundry list of crimes including two murder-for-hire plots Key was the man behind much of the crack and cocaine sold in the Bronx and Manhattan between 2009 and September 2012,
Federal prosecutors revealed that accused drug kingpin Damion Hardy has been hitting on a couple of sexy female rappers - his ex-girlfriend Lil Kim and Foxy Brown - for money so he can hire Brafman. Hardy, who has been plagued
Is intelligence an inherited gift or can it be nurtured and enhanced by the right environment? While intelligence clearly has a genetic component, scientific research is beginning to show that certain approaches boost learning and mental development in young minds.
You spend 4+ years in college and sometimes it feels all youre left with is a plethora of useless knowledge and a boatload of student loans. Well, a new company called Givling lets graduates put that useless knowledge to the
The 20 worst schools had waiver rates ranging from 24% to 55% of their kindergarten students. The state average rate is 5.2%; waiver rates above 7% put communities at risk of an outbreak of contagious disease, health officials say.
In response to the news that UK emissions are down by 8.4% in 2014, Friends of the Earth climate campaigner Guy Shrubsole, said: Such a sharp drop in emissions in one year is encouraging news. Clean solar and wind power
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A 25-year-old Florida father deliberately drove his family into a retention pond two days before Christmas, killing himself, his young daughter and newborn along with their mother, according to a police report released on Wednesday. Upon removing the submerged car,
In order to assess electronic services provided to the citizens, an appropriate e-government maturity model should be selected. This paper aims at comparing 25 e-government maturity models to find the similarities and differences between them and also to identify their
Five people were wounded in a shooting a few blocks away from the campus of a Tennessee university on Monday night, and Clarksville police were still seaching for perpetrator. Five people were wounded in a shooting a few blocks away
There are an extraordinary 394 candidates for 21 seats in NSWs Legislative Council this year. What if every voter carefully considered and ranked them all in order of preference? The 2015 NSW state election is this Saturday, March 28. With
There were no groundbreaking alterations to the rule book this year - like the rumored abolishment of the extra point or an overhaul of the confusing processes that determine whether or not a catch is a catch, which came into
Former NFL star Darren Sharper admitted on Tuesday to attempted sexual assault of two women in Las Vegas as part of a three-part plea bargain that prosecutors in Nevada, Arizona and California said would keep him in prison for at
A recent study suggests younger women who have heart attacks may hesitate to get help because theyre afraid of being labeled hypochondriacs. But the bigger problem is just how justified that fear really is. - Is medicines gender bias killing
The academic discipline of Jeremiah True: edgy provocateur or tactless a@#$hole? The annual spring crisis of Reed College is the latest controversy in the back and forth of gamergate/rapes on campus kulturkampf. Jeremiah True is facing potential expulsion from the
The oldest wooden statue in the world was found in a Russian bog in 1890. The Shigir Idol is believed to be about 9500 years old. It is 2.8 meters high; an additional 1.93 meters of statue were lost during
Yemens President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi has fled the country as Saudi Arabia initiates a bombing campaign against the Houthi rebels. A ground invasion by Egypt and other members of Saudi Arabias 10-country coalition is apparently to follow the bombing. The
Inside Americas Toughest Federal Prison For years, conditions inside the United States only federal supermax facility were largely a mystery. But a landmark lawsuit is finally revealing the harsh world within. (SLNYT)
Twenty Questions for Women in Construction was a series of blog posts about female construction workers in NYC which ran on Huffington Post in 2013. Kicking off the series was the article A Day in the Life of a Woman
Code4startup is an online resource that lets you clone and hack copies of real services you already use on the web to make something new and cool You have an idea and want to quickly build your own web app
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Stian Korntved Ruud is nearing the end of a yearlong project in which he designs and crafts a unique wooden spoon every day. Hes using hand tools exclusively. You can follow the results and see a little of the process
Marc Benioff, CEO of Salesforce, along with six other Indiana tech CEOs, co-signed a letter opposing the a bill which would allow business to refuse to serve LGBT customers. When asked about his participation in the effort, Benioff said in
The NHL instituted a draft lottery system after the Ottawa Senators flopped to select Alexandre Daigle first overall in 1993. The gambit backfired. Daigle is considered among hockeys biggest draft busts. Former Washington Capitals coach Ron Wilson admitted this month
Drew Riley explores the visibility explosion for trans and gender-nonconforming people in gritty, vibrant portraits that capture the eye. Transgender and gender-nonconforming figures rarely pop from the page quite like they do in artist Drew Rileys new collection Gender Portraits.
Alumnae like to describe Sweet Briar College as a magical place ... That sense of magic evaporated in early March, after the board of directors decided that Sweet Briars failure to increase its revenue in recent decades had driven it
As the term borscht implies, the people who worked and stayed in the hotels and bungalow colonies were almost all Jews. The fall in the title of Daviss film refers to the tourist industry collapsing after Jews became wealthier and
Whatever happened to that quirky-looking borgasmord moppet? After stumbling across this Youtube video of 70s child star Mason Reese crying on the Mike Douglas show, Canadian broadcaster Jonathan Goldstein follows the trail all the way to Reeses modest Manhattan apartment.