Birthplace of Venezuelan insurrection under siege SAN CRISTÃ?BAL, Venezuela - Jose Perez pours gas onto a pile of trash, debris and tires. Barbed wire pokes out of the barricade that stretches across one of San Cristobal's quiet streets, already scorched after weeks of unrest. The 37-year-old flicks a ... 03/11/2014 - 7:09 am | View Link
Unstoppable siege, “300 Rise of an Empire” takes top spot at box-office Though the timeline shifts, the Persians are still the enemy this time around as well. In second place this weekend is the new animated film “Mr. Peabody & Sherman,” which is a reboot of the “Peabody’s Improbable History” from the 1960′s Rocky ... 03/9/2014 - 7:47 am | View Link
A Ukrainian soldier's life under siege "Now the orders are to stand guard by the gates for four hours in shifts," he says. Oleksandr keeps his bullet proof vest open and has no magazine in the Kalashnikov he carries slung across his shoulder, indicating he is not combat-ready. "When your shift ... 03/7/2014 - 9:37 am | View Link
70 Years After The Siege Of Leningrad, Russia Looks Back With Horror Non-Russians may not appreciate the significance of the Siege of Leningrad, which ended 70 years ago today, but Michael McFaul, U.S. Ambassador to Russia, hopes to change that. "As an ambassador and as a university professor, I would like more Americans to ... 01/27/2014 - 9:08 am | View Link
Mali: Algeria BP Siege Terrorist Mokhtar Belmokhtar’s 'Corpse' Pictured A French media outlet has published a photo of what it says is the body of Mokhtar Belmokhtar, the mastermind behind a devastating raid on an Algerian gas plant in January. French state-funded Radio France Internationale (RFI) posted online a picture taken ... 03/4/2013 - 11:23 pm | View Link
Amazon.com: Kindle Daily Deals Each day we unveil new Kindle book deals for adults and young readers, including daily romance and science fiction & fantasy deals. 04/20/2014 - 4:53 am | View Website
Amazon.com: Video Games Video Games from Amazon.com. Amazon’s Video Games store is your entertainment hub for everything related to Video Games. The store features thousands of games at ... 04/20/2014 - 3:56 am | View Website
World War II : Siege of Budapest This comment is for Peter B. Zwack who originally published the article Siege of Budapest. Dear Peter: I am not a publisher, but I am considering writing a ... 04/20/2014 - 3:13 am | View Website
Amazon.com: Movies & TV The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (Blu-ray + DVD + Digital HD UltraViolet Combo Pack) ~ Ian McKellen, Martin Freeman, Richard Armitage and Benedict Cumberbatch (Blu ... 04/19/2014 - 2:34 pm | View Website
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Windows Phone is still a distant third to Apple and Android in the smartphone market, but Microsoft is hoping to change that with the introduction of Windows Phone 8.1— and more importantly its personal digital assistant Cortana. Microsoft claims that Cortana isn't like your average virtual assistant. She's supposed to be a little wittier, more personable, and capable of learning more about you than Siri or Google Now.
If proponents of the war on drugs are having trouble finding drug abusers, maybe they should try checking Twitter.
The network sees a massive number of drug-related tweets every day, ranging from jokes to news stories, with at least a few actual attempted drug deals thrown in for good measure.
See also: Silk Road Goes Global: An Interactive Map of the Online Drug Market
The folks at Fractl have created a real-time visualization tool, measuring just how many times Twitter users mention drugs every day.
Newly released Medicare data reveal that the U. S. wastes almost half a billion dollars per year on chiropractic adjustments. Chiropractic is based on pseudoscience, and its foundational principle of "subluxations" is a myth. Here's an easy way to save $500 million without hurting health care.
This week, Gallup released the latest edition of an annual survey asking Americans what they considered to be the best long-term investment. The #1 answer? Real estate! This chart doesn't go back that far, sadly, but you can see that just a few years ago, the % of Americans who thought real estate was the best investment was MUCH lower, a fact obviously attributable to the trauma of the housing crash.