My nephew Daniel is 3 years old, diagnosed with Down Syndrome, and hadn't said a word before last week. My brother and his wife have been taking him to speech therapy, but to no avail. Well, the stars aligned such
Along the way they run into a tribe of cannibals. The chief was a pleasant fellow, but had some unfortunate news for them. "Gentlemen, I am sorry but I must follow the way of my people." "Oh?" says the Brit.
David Cohen / AllFacebook:Facebook: 95% of Notification Emails Encrypted Thanks to Providers STARTTLS Deployment — Facebook offered an update on the state of the deployment of the STARTTLS encryption standard,
Chris Kanaracus / Computerworld:Ballmers exit from Microsofts board expected, boosts Nadellas standing, analysts say — The former CEO cited a busy schedule, particularly involving his LA Clippers basketball team, for the board resignation — Its
Wall Street Journal:Snapchat working on integrating disappearing video, news and ads, with new service Snapchat Discovery — Snapchat Discussing New Content Service With Advertisers, Media Firms — Snapchat Inc., the mobile app for disappearing messages,
Ashlee Vance / Businessweek:Intellectual Ventures lays off 140 employees, about 20% of its workforce — Mass Layoffs Hit Intellectual Ventures Patent Factory — Intellectual Ventures, the company Silicon Valley loves
ISRAELI-WAR-CRIMES-GENOCIDE-CONTINUE: Palestinian medical sources in the Gaza Strip have reported that several Palestinians, including children, have been killed in Israeli shelling targeting different parts of the coastal region, while dozens have been injured.
TAMPA, Fla. >> A grandmother shot and critically wounded her 7-year-old grandson early Tuesday after mistaking him for an intruder who had broken into her home, the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office said.
When reaching out to artists, league representatives asked some acts if they would exchange a headlining slot for a portion of their post-Super Bowl tour earnings, or make another type of financial contribution to the NFL. Sources told the Journal that the
Russian authorities were not amused by the prank in support of Ukraine, where government troops are battling pro-Russian separatists. Police said they have detained four suspects and charged them with vandalism, a crime punishable with up to three years in
Greg Sargent notes that the midterm election, which was supposed to be a referendum on Obamacare, isn’t looking at all like that in practice; Republican ads denouncing health reform have been dwindling month by month.The reason is fairly obvious, although it’ …
Hong Kong action superstar Jackie Chans actor-son Jaycee Chan has been detained in Beijing on drug-related charges, the latest high-profile celebrity to be ensnared in one of Chinas biggest anti-drug crackdowns in two decades.
Its an art attracting shoppers to any retail business let alone to an Australian newsagency where the old-school shingle encourages wrong assumptions and out of date expectations about the business and the products it sells.
Tens of thousands of Brazilians gathered on Sunday in the northeastern city of Recife to bid farewell to presidential candidate Eduardo Campos, killed in a plane crash four days ago, as debate swirled about the impact of his death on
Pianist Jon Cleary is not a native New Orleanian (he hails from Cranbrook in Kent, England) but when it comes to the history and practice of New Orleans music, and piano music in particular, hell, youd think hed grown up
BKS Iyengar, one of the most prominent founders of modern yoga practice, has passed away. His 1965 book Light on Yoga (pdf link) sold millions of copies and began the growth of yoga into its current popularity. Namaste, Guruji. Video
In the 1951, impressed by the amount of Tupperware she was selling (especially compared to other outlets), Earl Tupper hired Brownie Wise to run his sales organization. As a VP of the company, she revolutionized Tupperware with her Tupperware parties,
One of the craziest crowdsourcing exercises in Marketing today is Lays Do Us A Flavor Contest for new potato chip flavors. The first year in the U.S., Cheesy Garlic Bread defeated Chicken & Waffles and Sriracha in a popular vote
Its Science Week in Australia and the crowdsourcing call has gone out for Weather Detectives to look through old ships log books and track weather observations from the 1890s and 1900s. Its a good project for older kids, and aims
Representing New England in the Little League World Series, the Cumberland, RI American team lost to Jackie Robinson West of Chicago in a 8 - 7 game Monday night. Coach Dave Belisles consolation speech to his team has been making
Mahmoud Darwish once wrote, of Gaza, We are unfair to her when we search for her poems. We are certainly unfair when we scrabble anywhere for poems, searching for aesthetic pleasure in others suffering. But here, poetry seems to have
Video has emerged showing the beheading of journalist James Foley. James Foley has been reportedly beheaded by Isis in retaliation for US airstrikes in Iraq. He was working in Syria when he was reported missing in 2012. James Foley has
For over 25 years, film critic Leonard Maltin (along with a team of contributors and editors) have produced what has been the Bible of movie geeks everywhere in his annual movie guide. The 2015 edition that will be released next
Billy Hammerfist avenges Tommy Scissorkicks for killing his lover numerous styles of filming - some very bad, some very well done, a 2D Dr. Mario homage, a 3D outer space scene, most definitely amateur, most definitely B-movie at the best
The world is a dark and a terrible place. Horrible, morally insane things are happening. Let us resist them as best we are able, and in the meantime replace various nouns in the lyrics of well-known pop songs with the
Things That Dont Suck, Some Notes on The StandI recently reread The Stand for no particular reason other than I felt like it. Im honestly not sure how many time Ive read it at this point, more than three, less
You have demons in your subconscious? In a fantasy world those demons can get out, where you can grapple with them face to face. The story I was telling was impossible, and I believed in it more than I believed