My 5 Questions: The big one: Are there any firearms on any cruise ships? Aside from firearms, what kind of security-related equipment do you carry on the ship? What is your job like? What is the funniest thing you have
Thanks to all who have been a part of my last two AMAs! I just got back from the Reddit Black Friday Extravaganza in NYC. It was simply amazing! I also just launched my new website www.berniekatzman.com where you can
Tim Worstall / Forbes:German Patent Ruling Threatens Microsofts Windows Phone Earnings From Android — In yet another round of the patent fights going on over smart phones we find that Microsoft has just been dealt
Adi Robertson / The Verge:White House promises more transparency in second Open Government plan — Earlier this week, the Obama administration released its second Open Government National Action Plan, building
Bloomberg:Japans SoftBank moves to undercut Squares lower payment processing fees for small retailers — Twitters Dorsey Vies With SoftBanks Son for Japan Shops: Tech — Twitter Inc. co-founder Jack Dorsey
Newt Gingrich is fighting back against conservative critics who attacked the former Speaker of the House and co-host of CNNs “Crossfire” for his praise of Nelson Mandela.After Mandela passed away Thursday, Gingrich posted a statement, praising him as one of
When the Obama administration announced it had brokered a deal with Iran and the world community to curtail Irans nuclear weapons manufacturing capabilities, Republican conservative lawmakers in the U.S. whined that they were not informed any deal-making effort had been und …
AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - A U.S. military court began hearing arguments on Monday in the case of a soldier accused of being a part of a suspected prostitution ring at Fort Hood, one of the largest Army bases in the
The American consulate in Jerusalem on Friday posted a photograph on its official Facebook page marking the passing of late South African anti-apartheid leader Nelson Mandela by highlighting his pro-Palestinian political activism.
If the Virginia Republican Party wants to move past the far right candidates that shut them out of their state’s top offices last November, they may not want to take advice from people who believe that most of the Twentieth
How many days are you expected to show up at your workplace and be productive this month? Even with the holidays, at least 25, right? Thats because youre not a member of congress. If you were, youd log in a
My old, blind dog hates coming out the doorway now because there is a step down to get outside. Never mind the ramp (leaning against the wall in #1) that my neighbor was nice enough to build. Thats even more
Representative Michael McCaul (R-TX) is the second wealthiest member of Congress with an estimated net worth of $114 million yet he took to the floor of the House last week to bemoan the fact that he lost his health insurance
I wont sign this petition because CHANGE.ORG refuses to vet any of its petitions, and so anyone may claim anything, and ask people to sign in favor of it, even if its not true, and signing just makes the signers
The Obama administration knew that a Syrian rebel faction had the ability to make chemical weapons but omitted that knowledge when building their case for a strike on Syria, an explosive new report alleges.Seymour Hersh reports in the London Review of
Democratic women have lost their ever-loving minds. For all their hootin’and hollerin’ about fundamental women’s rights, feminism (or what they think is feminism) and all the other knee-jerk niceties leftists are required to support, Democratic …
Ralph Hudgens, Commissioner of Insurance for the state of Georgia, has revealed himself to be completely unfit for his job by comparing the millions of Americans suffering from preexisting conditions to reckless car crashers who attempt to cheat their insurance
When it comes to liberal hatred for conservative women, the left knows no bounds. The latest high profile display of leftist spew came from MSNBC’s Martin Bashir when he attacked Sarah Palin for daring to compare the national debt to slavery. Bashir
Yes, Katherine Clark, there really is a war on women, but it’s not the fantasy you’ve been spinning out on the campaign trail.The real war on women is being prosecuted by misogynist Democrat hacks attacking and harassing women and getting
Welcome toEffies Blue CafeHot Air Balloon Party Welcome to the Newsvine Nations December Party! Leave your worries at the door, enjoy yourselves and remember the #1 Rule - Absolutely No Politics !For those who havent been here before, this is a …
A trio of powerful Democratic senators are asking the Obama administration to publicly disclose whether a new round of congressional sanctions would shatter fragile ongoing nuclear negotiations with Iran.The joint request was sent by Senate Banking Chairman Tim Johnson, Intel …
Is this where society is headed where a guy should make certain the young woman he is going to have a mutual sexual encounter with needs to have a Yes text from her before they hook up? Well, according to
No one expected Mark Hunt and Antonio Bigfoot Silva to go the distance, but at UFC Fight Night 33, the towering heavyweights exchanged The main event on Friday nights UFC Fight Night card was scheduled to be Hunts homecoming, but
The most advanced responsive front-end framework in the world. Quickly create prototypes and production code for sites and apps that work on any kind of device Foundation is the most advanced responsive front-end framework in the world.
In this photo provided by the Vatican newspaper LOsservatore Romano on Tuesday, July 23, 2013, Pope Francis speaks with Brazils President Dilma Rousseff during a welcome ceremony at Guanabara Palace in Rio de Janeiro, Monday, July 22, 2013.
An American chemistry teacher was shot to death as he was jogging in Benghazi on Thursday, highlighting persistently tenuous security in the eastern Libyan city where the U.S. ambassador was killed last year.
The Tumblr blog People of Color in European Art History, or medievalpoc for short, has a simple mission: to showcase works of art from European history that feature People of Color. All too often, these works go unseen in museums,
Dont believe Frances reputation as a country where sexual peccadillos are always overlooked. After a vote by the countrys National Assembly on Wednesday, it has just joined a growing group of European nations where buying sex is now illegal. France
The Cinco Family/Corporation is a fictional corporation which spans the television and internet works of comedian Bob Odenkirk. From 2007 to 2010, the comedy television program Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job!, served as an outlet for Cinco Products
The pressure of a human bite is about 1/9th of the atmospheric pressure on Venus. The fastest bacterium on earth is just outstripping the fastest glacier. A square mile of sunshine in the spring imparts about 1 horsepower. Full list
People have this idea, because its a community garden, youll have a bunch of people sitting around holding hands, singing Kumbaya, says Julie Beals, executive director of the Los Angeles Community Garden Council (LACGC ). Have you seen an actual
Following the high profile of her first major song, Friday, Rebecca Black has released the video to her new song, Saturday. Friday, released in March 2011 , achieved widespread publicity through social media. Saturday and the accompanying video references this
So take the film on its own titular terms. What does Love Actually tell us about love, actually? Well, I think it tells us a number of things, most of them wrong and a few of them appalling. Now, anyone
WIND is an animated short about the daily life of people living in a windy area who seem helplessly exposedto the weather. However, the inhabitants have learned to deal with their difficult living conditions.The wind creates a natural system for
Shannon Gibney, a black female professor at Minneapolis Community and Technical College, was reprimanded by school officials after three of her white male students were upset by a lesson she taught on structural racism. Slates coverage here.