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The US House of Representatives has passed the controversial Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protect Act (CISPA).
Lawmakers in the House voted 288-to-127 Thursday afternoon to accept the bill. Next it will move to the Senate and could then end up on the desk of US President Barack Obama for him...
Hell, the MMA folks have their thread, why not boxing fans?
Check out today's. My sister mentioned it to me (we used to LOVE the Mr. Men :ols: ).
And refresh it several times.
The attack on the Redskins’ name continues in Washington.
According to Politico.com, three former FCC Commissioners (along with others) have sent a letter to Redskins owner Daniel Snyder explaining that a case could be made that the team’s name is indecent.
“It is impermissible under law that...
God Bless the Fallen and welcome home MAJ Goodman after all these years, rest easy all we will not forget:(
PALMDALE - Heralded as the future of naval aviation, the X-47B unmanned combat aircraft for the Navy was unveiled Tuesday before an enthusiastic crowd at Northrop Grumman Corp.'s Palmdale facility. With the Stars and Stripes as a backdrop and the strains of "Anchors Away" echoing through the...
Oh My… Breaking: Holder Justice Department Also Tapped House of Representatives Cloak Room
I'll reserve comment on this until additional info is released.....but, if...
This is comforting
More at link
I haven't seen anything here on the building collapse in Bangladesh, but when I saw this article and what the NGO's are saying about the collapse I thought this might make some good discussion. Probably not, but what the heck.<-----I hate being right......98 views no comments. :doh:
Last week we found out about Abercrombie & Fitch's elitist and superficial marketing scheme which is completely discriminatory against larger customers, because apparently heavy kids aren't the cool kids and can't be cool kids. Well, I committed then to boycott Abercrombie & Fitch...
Twelve people are being treated for gunshot wounds following a shootout at a Mothers’ Day parade in New Orleans.
What a tragedy on a special day.
Update: Almost two dozen people including two 10-year-old children have been injured after...
Ok so we have a million threads for a million cool things, so I figured t make one for cool things that don't really fit anywhere else.
It doesn't matter what it is, could be music, could be a cool video, could be a picture, a book anything.
But it better be cool.
I'll start off with this...
TONIGHT at 10 PM
Alright, so I've been laying too heavy on the shroomy zoomy trippy music lately, and so tonight's edition of the Bang Music show is going to rock like a fat guy sitting on a paint mixer.
No, really.. tonight's show is hot as a jabañero, going...
I didn't know where else to put this,, it's not "owned", it's not "something cool" but it is a pretty dramatic video.
747 cargo plane out of Bagram loses lift and goes down on dashcam. i've never seen anything like this.
(EDIT,, bad word at 1:15 minutes.. it's low, but.. drop the audio,...
So here is the new internet radio station I'm set to build next month.
All of you metalheads and headbangers are invited to check it out. the stream is running, i'd love to hear some feedback.
It debuts tonight at 10 PM EST on FX. It's a new show about USSR spies living in the DC area in the 1980s as sleeper agents. I hear it's actually shot in the DC area as well. It certainly looks interesting.
Found this article from last year on schools and their peers. This data is usually a long search through school Office of Instutional Analysis websites, but this piece has all the data in one interactive tool. Basically, everyone thinks they are peers of at least 1 Ivy, and the DeVry's and...
The officer will be fine so I only feel a little bad about finding the situation funny. Poor girl will never live this down if she remains with the department. :ols:
An incredibly influential band, despite the paltry album sales. I'm planning on trying to catch their stop in Atlanta. Should be a very cool show.
I think he is. He can't put together a string of good rounds anymore. That, with the emergence of good players, I think Jack Nicklaus' record of 18 majors is VERY safe. I thought he was done befor The Barclays, but now, I'm totally convinced that Tiger's days as the best golfer are over.
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I got this idea from a thread on HF Boards.
IMO, tanking is a fan-made concoction. Players don't tank. It just doesn't happen. They are pros.
Back in 2011, I argued this point with numerous posters on ES, who were wanting guys like London Fletcher to tank for a rookie.
Why would a player...
Thought I'd go ahead and start the thread for 2013. Didn't see where anyone else had done so.
Anyway, I'm stoked about the Justin Upton trade on Thursday. Gives us one of the top outfields in all of baseball. At least on paper. The Braves definitely have to be considered one of the...
The 2010 Political Season is coming..... and this thread needs to be a save haven from the nonsense that is ramping up.
Don't blame me, I vote for Kodos.
I know she's only got a few weeks left, maybe a little of a month before her campaign is totally broke. Some of her staff has now been unpaid for a month, However, I would like to dedicate a thread to her for these next few weeks ago she probably will go down swinging.
@BreakingNewsNorth Korea says its leader Kim Jong-il has died-@YonhapNews
By Lori Montgomery
Washington Post Staff Writer
Monday, November 29, 2010; 8:30 PM
The Troubled Asset Relief Program, which was widely reviled as a $700 billion bailout for Wall Street...
On Friday, we were chatting about opinion pieces and the new bureau chief seemed to like the idea of setting up an op-ed page on the website. I don't know if it's going to happen, but there are a ton of brilliantly opinionated people on ES (Are they opinionated? Are they brilliant? Are any...
WASHINGTON -- Last week, 35 teachers and administrators in Atlanta were indicted for manipulating test scores.
The Atlanta scandal was extremely well-organized, says Schaeffer, to the degree that teachers would correct test...
PTSD impacts more than 8 million people. It turns out one of the most successful strategies feels a lot like that used for treating phobias. I think this week may be a good one to think about those who have PTSD, may have developed it, or all the undiagnosed or misdiagnosed cases. It's funny how...
Just to prove I'm not a hard boiled, jaded, cynical reporter... this one made me cry.
Carrie Devorah lost her brother to a terrorist attack. A man came onto a bus where he was going to work and while standing next to him blew himself up with a homocide vest. Even so many years later, you can...
Most assessments complain about how the US is dropping in Math and Science. Well, I thought I would share a report that just came out that shows a rosier picture in terms of STEM grads and how many high quality applicants the US is producing.
Animals can have an important role in working with those living with autism. Got a chance to speak with Temple Grandin who was diagnosed as having autism, but is also a doctor of animal science and a best selling author. As a former special ed teacher this one touched me.
Scientists at MIT have isolated a molecule that they believe is key to the healing of our cartilage. This molecule triggers the amount of fluid or stiffness that occurs between joints and might be key to how well we heal or if we develop osteoarthritis.
They believe based on this that they will...
Why any five year old or four year old needs a gun as a "present" is beyond me and the bubble gum candy coloring doesn't help either, does it? Stupid on every level. Stupid, irresponsible, and tragic.
The photo of the rifle makes it look so harmless and cute too.
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