- Let's see a swarm of entries
Kansas City Star, Friday - 04/18/2014 - 12:47 AM
How many Spideys do you see in this picture? You could score a $25 gift card if you write the winning caption.
- Chelsea Clinton is pregnant with first child
Reuters, Thursday - 04/17/2014 - 08:47 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Chelsea Clinton announced on Thursday that she is pregnant with the first grandchild of former President Bill Clinton and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.
- Find A Job Quickly With These 5 LinkedIn Groups
MakeUseOf, Thursday - 04/17/2014 - 06:47 PM
We’ve told you about why LinkedIn is great for job hunting, and gave you a good idea of how to get started with LinkedIn if you’re new. Now it’s time to dive into finding an actual job. One of the most powerful tools for finding a job using LinkedIn is groups.
- Company Proposes Lowering CO2 Emissions by Making the Moon Brighter at Night
Inhabitat, Thursday - 04/17/2014 - 08:47 AM
Skincare company Foreo has an illuminating idea for solving global warming: just increase the moon’s reflectivity to make the night sky brighter. Think of all the energy savings if we didn’t have to power streetlights, houselights and all those 24-hour businesses. The presumably tongue-in-cheek idea (the company perhaps not coincidentally sells a face-cleaning brush called LUNA) proposes coating part of the moon in a reflective surface in order to increase the amount of light it reflects back to the Earth during the evening.
- Sweet Olive declared a nuisance
Daily Oklahoman, Thursday - 04/17/2014 - 04:03 AM
The fate of the Sweet Olive, which took tourists on tours of the Mississippi River for nine years, is in the hands of Mack Varner, Vicksburg's Community Court judge. Community Development Director Victor Gray-Lewis said a hearing on the boat, which has been declared a nuisance by the city, will be May 20. Mississippi River Tours owners Ann and Jim Jones closed their business in 2012, and the Sweet Olive has remained moored at the public landing at City Front.
- Japan to face tight power supply in summer; blackouts not expected
Reuters, Thursday - 04/17/2014 - 02:47 AM
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's power supply will be tight this summer if all its nuclear reactors remain shut, although blackouts are not expected as long as there are no problems at the thermal fuel
- Simple eating
Reddit, Wednesday - 04/16/2014 - 10:08 PM
I'm looking for ideas to simplify my eating. Most advice I get boils down to cooking my own food from scratch. I really like that advice from a health standpoint, but I'm not convinced of it's simplicity. In order to cook from scratch, I have to grocery shop more, I spend more time than I would like chopping vegetables and cooking, I need an awful lot of cooking equipment to properly prepare things, and it seems much more expensive than buying foods that are somewhat processed.
- Jaws, the prequel: Scientists find the 'Model T Ford' of sharks
Reuters, Wednesday - 04/16/2014 - 08:48 PM
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - You've heard of the Model T Ford, the famed early 20th-century automobile that was the forerunner of the modern car. But how about the Model T shark?
- Dress code dilemma: Where should schools draw the line?
New York Daily News, Wednesday - 04/16/2014 - 03:47 PM
They're called leggings — popular fashion items that are tight-fitting pants to some, and glorified tights to others.
- Take a stroll in these Istanbul neighborhoods
Daily Oklahoman, Wednesday - 04/16/2014 - 12:47 PM
Istanbul, the noisy metropolis on the Bosporus Strait lauded by many a travel ranking, has much more to offer than grand mosques and bazaars.
- Celebrate National Park Week with free admission and discounts on April 19 and 20
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Wednesday - 04/16/2014 - 10:47 AM
The National Park Service and the National Park Foundation will host National Park Week from April 19 through April 27.
- Lady Gaga Accused of Wasting Thousands of Gallons of Water During California’s Drought, Denies Accusation
Inhabitat, Wednesday - 04/16/2014 - 08:47 AM
Rumors are swirling around Lady Gaga’s use of the swimming pool at the Hearst Castle in drought-stricken California, and the possibility that she wasted the 356,000 gallons of water that filled it. Lady Gaga used the pool recently to film a video for her song G. U. Y., and the accusation is that the water went entirely to waste as a result off using an excessive amount of chlorine in the water.
- Mercedes to revive luxury Maybach brand
Reuters, Wednesday - 04/16/2014 - 06:47 AM
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Daimler is set to revive Maybach, a brand once coveted by oligarchs, rap stars and royals, to woo a growing class of ultra-wealthy clients in Asia and the United States, a