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Former NFL player John Lynch is one of the football players involved in the project. Timothy White/nomore.org hide caption itoggle caption Timothy White/nomore.org Former NFL player John Lynch is one of the football players involved in the project. Timothy White/nomore.org NFL games remain among the most popular television programs in... Continue reading
Posted Jan 21, 2015 at Cortezkidd's blog
President Barack Obama is preparing to nominate the top federal prosecutor in Atlanta to the No. 2 position at the Justice Department, according to two people familiar with the move. They said Sally Quillian Yates is Obama's pick for deputy attorney general. If confirmed by the Senate, she'll oversee day-to-day... Continue reading
Posted Dec 26, 2014 at Cortezkidd's blog
On paper, collecting the sun's energy is a pretty great idea -- but most solar panels suffer from relatively low photovoltaic efficiency. On average, most panels will collect less than 20-percent of the light that hits it. Can we do better? Absolutel... Source: http://feeds.engadget.com/~r/weblogsinc/engadget/~3/XAtYJXd9dcQ/ Category: Turkey Cooking Time Zoboomafoo mark... Continue reading
Posted Nov 28, 2014 at Cortezkidd's blog
It's what you've all been waiting for! Engadget Expand is the place this week. We're taking over the Javits Center in Manhattan on November 7th and 8th. We're pretty damn excited for what's on tap this year, and we think you should be too. But, in... Source: http://feeds.engadget.com/~r/weblogsinc/engadget/~3/ruKUmBX1dgI/ Category: drive... Continue reading
Posted Nov 5, 2014 at Cortezkidd's blog
The legality of Airbnb rentals in New York City have been under fire for awhile now, and the city just fired another volley: New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has released a report titled "Airbnb in the city," and it's not particularly... Source: http://feeds.engadget.com/~r/weblogsinc/engadget/~3/zDQmatAKDC0/ Related Topics: national coffee day rosh... Continue reading
Posted Oct 18, 2014 at Cortezkidd's blog
It turns out the term 'pudding' has different meanings all over the world. In North America it's usually a creamy dessert treat, in the UK it's a soggy bread mess, and in Japan it's a pre-scrambled boiled egg that's drizzled with caramel sauce. And now the Japanese version is a... Continue reading
Posted Sep 2, 2014 at Cortezkidd's blog
A deadly gas explosion in Kaohsiung, Taiwan killed at least 28 people yesterday morning, combusting with enough power to destroy whole city blocks and lift cars onto the roofs of buildings. And now footage has emerged from local cameras, completely with terrifying pillars of fire. Read more... Source: http://feeds.gawker.com/~r/gizmodo/full/~3/IksosJfO7mg/+robertsorokanich Category:... Continue reading
Posted Aug 3, 2014 at Cortezkidd's blog
As expected, Turkey's first Apple Store has opened at Zorlu Center in Istanbul. The glass-clad store, topped with an Apple logo and surrounded by fountains, was first seen a few days ago on Instagram, however yesterday marked its official opening. Source: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TheIphoneBlog/~3/iTCztAuxiPM/story01.htm Tags: obamacare nyc weather Shani Davis Graco Car... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2014 at Cortezkidd's blog
The best way to catch up with Game of Thrones before Season 4 starts? By watching this amazing supercut of every single on-screen death in the series so far. Made by Digg Video, it's a bloody gore-y mix of swords, spears, arrows, bare hands, etc. ripping apart flesh and ending... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2014 at Cortezkidd's blog
As the search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 comes to a frustrating and unsuccessful close, the likelihood of locating the plane's final resting place are astronomically small. However, where an international fleet of search vessels and scanning satellites have failed, this autonomous submarine from Bluefin Robotics could very well... Continue reading
Posted Apr 13, 2014 at Cortezkidd's blog
Whereas Netflix has expanded quickly onto numerous mobile platforms in the UK, Amazon can't claim the same for its own streaming service, Lovefilm. Aside from the obvious Kindle support, Lovefilm's iOS app has been iPad-only for two years, with iPhone and iPod Touch owners only being included from today. On... Continue reading
Posted Nov 18, 2013 at Cortezkidd's blog
Is massive stupidity covered under Obamacare? What about sexual promiscuity and heavy drinking? Those are some of the questions raised by a controversial ad campaign that aims to encourage younger Americans to sign up for health-insurance plans created by the Affordable Care Act. Source: http://www.realclearpolitics.com/2013/11/14/obamacare_truth_it039s_a_bad_deal_for_young_people_319953.html Category: mike james Victoria Secret... Continue reading
Posted Nov 14, 2013 at Cortezkidd's blog
YPRES, Belgium (AP) — As a bugler played the "Last Post," a cascade of red paper poppies floated down Monday from Menin Gate in Ypres as visitors from around the globe came to honor the dead of World War I. The gate's vaulted ceiling in the Belgian town lists the... Continue reading
Posted Nov 12, 2013 at Cortezkidd's blog
Winona Ryder opens up about a homophobic bullying attack on her so severe she was forced to leave high school. She shares the experience and how it shaped her life and career in a new cover story interview with V Magazine. The Oscar-nominated 42-year-old actress who rose to fame in... Continue reading
Posted Nov 8, 2013 at Cortezkidd's blog
Prison seems to have done Amber Portwood some good. Shortly after the former Teen Mom star was released from Indiana's Rockville Correctional Facility on Monday, Nov. 4, her brother Shawn took to Twitter with an encouraging status update on his 23-year-old sister. "Amber is out and looking better than she... Continue reading
Posted Nov 5, 2013 at Cortezkidd's blog
Sunday morning at 6:45AM, folks on the east coast will have a chance to see a very rare hybrid solar eclipse. The last one occurred 150 years ago, and the next one won't come until the year 2172, so make sure you set your alarm. Read more... Source: http://feeds.gawker.com/~r/gizmodo/full/~3/-FAzE2Y1Yxo/east-coast-wake-up-early-sunday-for-an-eclipse-not-see-1457375576 Related... Continue reading
Posted Nov 2, 2013 at Cortezkidd's blog
You may have seen the UFC's slick new commercial for next month's UFC 167 event (if not, view it below), headlined by welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre defending his belt against top contender Johny Hendricks. There's a cool soundtrack, slow motion punches and flashy lights that were apparently placed too... Continue reading
Posted Oct 30, 2013 at Cortezkidd's blog
Starting the day off with two of her favorite men, Naomi Watts took her sons to school in New York City on Wednesday (October 23). The "Diana" actress endured unusually cold temperatures as she, Samuel and Alexander made their way through the busy streets. Miss Watts is currently in the... Continue reading
Posted Oct 28, 2013 at Cortezkidd's blog
If history is to be our guide, the store will be back online after today's unveiling. What does Apple still need "to cover"? (Credit: Apple) It's an Apple press event day, which can only mean one thing this morning: Its online marketplace is down. Apple on Tuesday morning took its... Continue reading
Posted Oct 25, 2013 at Cortezkidd's blog
Apple's fifth-generation tablet is here, and it's called the iPad Air. Source: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GearFactor/~3/oM9APMAxnf0/ Related Topics: Malala Yousafzai Heartbreaker Justin Bieber emmy winners school shooting Duck Dynasty Continue reading
Posted Oct 22, 2013 at Cortezkidd's blog
Los Angeles (AFP) - No charges will be filed against a firefighter who accidentally ran over and killed a Chinese teenager who had survived a plane crash at San Francisco airport in July, prosecutors said Friday. Ye Mengyuan, 16, had been rescued from the Asiana plane and placed near one... Continue reading
Posted Oct 20, 2013 at Cortezkidd's blog
BBC news from across the pond makes its way into the discussion this week and Ben finds out that they play more than just The Killers over there. The Twitter and Comcast deal gets hashed out, Jimmy Fallon's viral "hashtag" vid makes the rounds and we find out that last... Continue reading
Posted Oct 17, 2013 at Cortezkidd's blog
By Aaron Maasho and Edmund Blair ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - African nations have agreed that sitting heads of state should not be put on trial by the International Criminal Court where Kenya's leaders are in the dock, Ethiopian Foreign Minister Tedros Adhanom said at a ministerial meeting. The ministers of... Continue reading
Posted Oct 15, 2013 at Cortezkidd's blog
Close your legs to married men! Oh wait, wait, wait. That's not what this fight is about! Kim Zolciak might have gotten the smackdown from NeNe Leakes with that one, but now she's on the winning side because she has successfully defeated Kandi Burruss' lawsuit against her! The wig-lovin', wine-chuggin'... Continue reading
Posted Oct 12, 2013 at Cortezkidd's blog
U.S. Navy Football via AP From left, midshipmen Tra'ves Bush, Eric Graham and Joshua Tate. By Ali Weinberg, Jim Miklaszewski and Erin McClam, NBC News Two Navy midshipmen were ordered Thursday to face court-martial in an alleged rape at an off-campus party last year. A Navy investigation found insufficient evidence... Continue reading
Posted Oct 10, 2013 at Cortezkidd's blog