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Kentucky Sen. Mitch McConnell arrives at his midterm election night rally with his wife, former U.S. Secretary of Labor Elaine Chao, in Louisville. McConnell, who won re-election, stands to become the next Senate majority leader. Shannon Stapleton/Reuters /Landov hide caption itoggle caption Shannon Stapleton/Reuters /Landov Kentucky Sen. Mitch McConnell arrives... Continue reading
Posted Nov 5, 2014 at Mcleankieth78's blog
So where do they go, all the teachers, when the bell rings at 3 o'clock? When you're a kid, you don't really think they go anywhere. Except home, maybe, to grade papers and plan lessons and think up pop quizzes. And when you find out otherwise, it's a strange experience.... Continue reading
Posted Oct 18, 2014 at Mcleankieth78's blog
A family that flaps together, stays together. As promised, the creator of Flappy Birds -- you know, the insanely viral and addictive game that enjoyed massive success before quickly being removed from the iOS and Android app stores -- is bringing a... Source: Similar Articles: Tommy Ramone BET Awards... Continue reading
Posted Aug 2, 2014 at Mcleankieth78's blog
Around the world, cities are transforming busy streets into public spaces, if only for a few blissful hours. These open streets festivals create safe, healthy recreation areas for residents and help cities carve out space for biking, walking, skating, rolling, strolling, stretching, and even dancing. Read more... Source: Tags:... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2014 at Mcleankieth78's blog
If you're feeling down for whatever reason, you should watch this video of strangers high fiving, caught on a GoPro rig. It's going to make you smile, and what's more, the first-person perspective rig is downright awesome. Read more... Source: Similar Articles: Angelina Jolie Oscars 2014 happy valentines day... Continue reading
Posted Apr 14, 2014 at Mcleankieth78's blog
One super-fan looks back at 15 of the film's best moments, and pop-culture gems that it subsequently inspired. By Rya Backer Source: Tags: Pitbull Victoria Secret Gta 5 Online Not Working Prisoners alexis bledel Continue reading
Posted Nov 25, 2013 at Mcleankieth78's blog
Conventional wisdom in the northern hemisphere is to face solar panels south so they get the most light all day. Architects and panel installers implement this approach all the time, especially on homes. But a new study indicates that panels facing west may actually get more juice from the sun,... Continue reading
Posted Nov 17, 2013 at Mcleankieth78's blog
A CNIO team discovers that senescence also plays a role in embryo development PUBLIC RELEASE DATE: 14-Nov-2013 [ | E-mail ] Share Contact: Nuria Noriega Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Oncologicas (CNIO) Researchers postulate that senescence appeared during evolution as a developmental mechanism: as the embryo grows and its different... Continue reading
Posted Nov 14, 2013 at Mcleankieth78's blog
Music fans in Amsterdam weren’t the only ones having fun last night (November 10) as MTV also held a telecast of the 2013 Europe Music Awards here in the States. Darren Criss and Cher Lloyd emceed the exciting event from New York City’s Intrepid venue, and there were plenty of... Continue reading
Posted Nov 11, 2013 at Mcleankieth78's blog
Looking for a little more flair? A white Nexus 5 may be for you The LG Nexus 5 is finally on sale, and yes, it comes in white. No matter the storage size choice you make you'll have the option to get a different colored back on the phone, and... Continue reading
Posted Nov 8, 2013 at Mcleankieth78's blog
About the Obamacare website rollout: So-rry. Yes, it's a mess. Tears of apology have flooded the streets of Washington, raising the Potomac to dangerous levels. But the federal health plan's website will be fixed. (The state exchanges seem to have it right.) Once Americans can get inside the doors, most... Continue reading
Posted Nov 5, 2013 at Mcleankieth78's blog
CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian kung fu gold medalist has been suspended by the sport's national federation because he displayed an Islamist symbol showing support for ousted President Mohammed Morsi during a tournament in Russia, officials said Monday. The online service of the state newspaper Al-Ahram posted a photo of... Continue reading
Posted Nov 2, 2013 at Mcleankieth78's blog
Extensive study on concussions in youth sports finds 'culture of resistance' for self-reporting injury PUBLIC RELEASE DATE: 30-Oct-2013 [ | E-mail ] Share Contact: Jennifer Walsh 202-334-2138 National Academy of Sciences WASHINGTON -- Young athletes in the U.S. face a "culture of resistance" to reporting when they might have... Continue reading
Posted Oct 30, 2013 at Mcleankieth78's blog
Miley Cyrus is hitting the road! The "We Can't Stop" singer announced she will be going on tour during a surprise appearance on Saturday Night Live during Ed Norton's monologue on Oct. 26. "I'm really great. Really quick, I'd just like to announce to all of my fans that I... Continue reading
Posted Oct 27, 2013 at Mcleankieth78's blog
On August 6 and 9, 1945, U.S. airmen dropped the nuclear bombs Little Boy and Fat Man on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. On April 26, 1986, the number four reactor at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in the Ukraine exploded. Read more... Source: Similar Articles: drew... Continue reading
Posted Oct 25, 2013 at Mcleankieth78's blog
Nokia's just announced a new camera app called Refocus Lens at Nokia World that brings a Lytro-like variable depth of field to Lumia cameras. Likely to be the fruits of that Scalado purchase from a while back, it'll let you change the focus of a snapshot using "clever algorithms" while... Continue reading
Posted Oct 22, 2013 at Mcleankieth78's blog
By Richard Valdmanis BOSTON (Reuters) - Workers tearing down Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, site of one of Americas worst school shootings, have been required by the town to sign confidentiality agreements barring them from discussing or photographing the site. The move is aimed at protecting families of... Continue reading
Posted Oct 19, 2013 at Mcleankieth78's blog
Fitch Ratings, one of the big three credit ratings agencies, issued a warning shot today, saying that while it affirmed the United States' AAA credit rating, it was placing it on "rating watch negative." In other words, it was placing the country's long-term credit rating under review for a potential... Continue reading
Posted Oct 17, 2013 at Mcleankieth78's blog
WASHINGTON (AP) — Racing the clock, the Senate's Democratic and Republican leaders closed in on a deal Monday night to avoid an economy-menacing Treasury default and end the two-week partial government shutdown. "We've made tremendous progress," Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid declared after an intense day of negotiations with Senate... Continue reading
Posted Oct 15, 2013 at Mcleankieth78's blog
Real estate Erika Riggs Zillow 15 hours ago ROBERT GALBRAITH / REUTERS Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook's co-founder and chief executive, has bought up his neighbors' homes in Palo Alto, Calif. It's not uncommon for celebrities to buy the properties next to their homes to ensure privacy, but usually when they do... Continue reading
Posted Oct 12, 2013 at Mcleankieth78's blog
Nextel Communications co-founder Morgan O'Brien tells UC editor-in-chief Glenn Bischoff that the private radio industry "can't sustain" business models revolving around narrowband technology, so it should look to broadband LTE. O'Brien made the comments last week in St. Louis at the 2013 Wireless Leadership Summit, which was sponsored by the... Continue reading
Posted Oct 10, 2013 at Mcleankieth78's blog
[unable to retrieve full-text content] Source: --- Monday, October 07, 2013 Pest, charming oddity or just background noise, the Hadeda ibis is a feathered phenomenon in suburban South Africa. ... Source: james franco tommy morrison labor day Ozil Jameis Winston Galaxy Note 3 Gareth Bale Continue reading
Posted Oct 8, 2013 at Mcleankieth78's blog
The Taliban didn't target Malala Yousafzai because of her advocacy of education for girls but because she "attacked Islam," and the group would try to kill her again if they could, the official spokesman for the Pakistan Taliban told ABC News. "We targeted Malala Yousafzai because she attacked Islam and... Continue reading
Posted Oct 7, 2013 at Mcleankieth78's blog
Panda Bear Facts and Bedroom Theme In the mountainous Bamboo forests of South Western China, you may find a ?xiong mao? sitting on an upright position and chewing on a couple of Bamboo leaves. Pandas are considered a national treasure in China. They have been around for millions of years... Continue reading
Posted Oct 7, 2013 at Mcleankieth78's blog
Today is Sunday, Oct. 6, the 279th day of 2013. There are 86 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Oct. 6, 1927, the era of talking pictures arrived with the opening of "The Jazz Singer," starring Al Jolson, a movie that featured both silent and sound-synchronized... Continue reading
Posted Oct 7, 2013 at Mcleankieth78's blog