The Future Arrived Suddenly

In "My First Coup d'Etat," John Dramani Mahama offers personal reminiscences of the vast cultural changes that took place in Ghana after independence, as old tribal ways died out.

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    Italy -- U.S. Marines arrived in East Africa, October 14, to train Ugandan and Burundian forces, preparing them for future deployments.
    10/21/2014 - 12:19 pm | View Link
  • Death in the Sahara: An Ill-Fated Attempt to Reach Fortress Europe - Spiegel Online
    ... people set off from Niger hoping for a better future in the European ... when he reached Tamanrasset and saw that they hadn't arrived, he ...
    10/21/2014 - 11:59 am | View Link
  • Will Your Next Best Friend Be A Robot? - Popular Science
    Sorry, theater actors: now robots can play leading roles - Engadget
    10/21/2014 - 11:19 am | View Link
  • Pregnant Blake Lively And Ryan Reynolds Are Picture-Perfect On The ... - Huffington Post
    Ryan Reynolds Wants to Give His Baby This Wild Name - People
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  • Percy Harvin: Seahawks looking forward, not back - TwinCities.com
    Pete Carroll, Percy Harvin look forward, not back - KansasCity.com
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  • Irish Society future still in doubt
    THE FUTURE of the Coventry Irish Society remains hanging in the balance just months after being handed a possible lifeline following the visit of the Irish President to the city.
    09/1/2014 - 7:38 pm | View Link
  • Ukraine defence minister warns of 'great war' with Russia
    Ukraine's defence minister warned on Monday that a "great war" had broken out with Russia over his country's future that could claim tens of thousands of lives. "A great war has arrived at our doorstep -- the likes of which Europe has not seen since World War II. Unfortunately, the losses in such a war will be measured not in the hundreds but thousands and tens of thousands," Valeriy Geletey ...
    09/1/2014 - 12:01 pm | View Link
  • Newcomers boost Red Sox past Rays
    The Boston Red Sox dealt away much of their core at the non-waiver trade deadline to prepare for the future. Rookie right-hander Anthony Ranaudo remained perfect as a big-leaguer and fellow newcomer Mookie Betts hit a grand slam as the Red Sox beat the Tampa Bay Rays 8-4 at Tropicana Field in the first game of a series uncharacteristically devoid of postseason importance. While the Rays ...
    08/30/2014 - 12:02 am | View Link
  • Lucic-Baroni turns back clock but looks to future
    By Steve Keating NEW YORK (Reuters) - A teary Mirjana Lucic-Baroni turned back the clock with a stunning upset win over second seed Simona Halep at the U.S. The last time the 32-year-old beat a top five ranked player her name was Monica Seles while it was Steffi Graf who ended the Croatian's U.S. While Graf and Seles have long retired as tennis greats, Lucic-Baroni battles on against a new ...
    08/29/2014 - 7:49 pm | View Link
  • Tennis-Lucic-Baroni turns back clock but looks to future
    By Steve Keating NEW YORK, Aug 29 (Reuters) - A teary Mirjana Lucic-Baroni turned back the clock with a stunning upset win over second seed Simona Halep at the U.S. The last time the 32-year-old beat a top five ranked player her name was Monica Seles while it was Steffi Graf who ended the Croatian's U.S. While Graf and Seles have long retired as tennis greats, Lucic-Baroni battles on against a ...
    08/29/2014 - 7:47 pm | View Link
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  • McFlying out the door? ‘Back to the Future’-style hoverboard comes to life
    And keeping in the spirit of the film, you’ll have to wait until October 21, 2015 – the same date on which Marty and Doc Brown arrived in their DeLorean time machine to set the future straight – before you can pick up the board.
    10/21/2014 - 4:13 am | View Link
  • The future has arrived: the sci-fi inventions that have become reality
    They are the inventions and happenings that were once only dreamt up in the pages of fantasy novels and the far-flung corners of the imagination. But, in a week where the first man with a severed spine has walked again and scientists have created their own ...
    10/21/2014 - 3:33 am | View Link
  • Today in Media History: Back to the future at the 1962 Seattle World’s Fair
    “The fair was fun for all and fair for everybody, but all good things must come to an end. On October 21, 1962, 124,479 visitors arrived at the fairgrounds, 13,000 of whom had tickets for the closing ceremonies at Memorial Stadium. President John
    10/21/2014 - 2:35 am | View Link
  • Managing is a balancing act between getting results and building for the future, says Blackburn Rovers boss Gary Bowyer
    The club statement confirming the duo’s departures, however, arrived only after Clark had conducted a press conference to preview the Rovers clash. Birmingham slipped to fourth bottom after going down 1-0 to Bolton Wanderers at St Andrews on Saturday.
    10/21/2014 - 2:28 am | View Link
  • Gary Neville comments on Sam Allardyce's West Ham future
    West Ham will ditch that style when they go on a bad run, they have to be adaptable." Ever since Allardyce arrived at West Ham, speculation has existed as to how long he would last, centring on his reputed long-ball playing style. This season his side are ...
    10/20/2014 - 11:21 pm | View Link
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  • Pee Wee Herman
    Hilarious scene of Pee Wee Herman walking into a biker bar....and the mayhem begins!
    10/21/2014 - 2:41 am | View Website
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    I don't know if you all have spotted these pics yet but I just saw them while eating a pizza on the streets of Split Croatia and figured I would toss them up here.
    10/20/2014 - 9:19 pm | View Website
  • Eleventh Doctor
    The two Doctors meet in a dream. (COMIC: To Sleep, Perchance to Scream) The First Doctor would occasionally have premonitions of his future incarnations, his eleventh ...
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    Turn it on. Hit the road. The HUVr App is the control center for your HUVr Board. Activate your board via Bluetooth before each use and track route information such ...
    10/20/2014 - 4:39 pm | View Website
  • Back to the Future (1985)
    Directed by Robert Zemeckis. With Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson, Crispin Glover. A young man is accidentally sent 30 years into the past in a time ...
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