Dewhurst speech backing guest worker program removed from official website AUSTIN — The text of a 5-year-old speech by Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst, in which he supported work visas for illegal immigrants, has disappeared from his official website, two weeks after it surfaced in his hotly contested U.S. Senate GOP runoff race. 07/11/2012 - 4:07 pm | View Link
(Orignaux Moose)All that time you spend grooming, brushing, oiling, massaging and generally worshiping your hairy face is great and all, but the people who make razors and other shaving products aren’t so pleased with the increasingly popular hirsute look. From stubble to fully-flowing follicular masterpieces, facial hair isn’t just for lumberjacks and hipsters anymore.
It’s isn’t a worry for the razor blade industry in America, either — Quartz says the male shaving sector is slowing down in Europe as well, partly because having a beard is very much the thing to do these days.
That’s according to a report from Euromonitor, which shows that men’s toiletries are quickly catching up to the grooming industry, partly because if you have a beard why waste money on a razor and shaving cream?
A massive ice storm wreaked havoc on the southern and central US over the weekend, disrupting travel, knocking out power and killing at least four people. Over 200,000 people in Dallas lost power as the unusual event swept through, covering buildings with mounds of ice that came crashing down in dangerous sheets as the temperatures began to climb back to normal.
It seems that New York City’s reputation as a melting pot extends to its 6-legged creatures as well. A species of invasive Asian cockroach was spotted for the first time on U. S. soil at the city’s High Line park. Identified as the periplaneta japonica, the immigrant bug is known for its ability to withstand extreme cold, a trait that differentiates it from the American cockroach.
When has enough time passed to turn a tragedy into just another day on the calendar to sell drink specials? Some marketers thought that the 72 years that have elapsed since October 7, 1941 was enough time that it’s OK to mention the anniversary in their marketing. One mention was pretty innocuous, the other…not as much.
First up was this innocuous-looking tweet from SpaghettiOs.
That’s not so bad, is it?
Some people are willing to settle for less just to be coupled up: A new study on loneliness may force some people to take a good honest look at their relationship and reevaluate their choice of partner.