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Wish you didn't have to pay for online orders before they showed up? You won't have to, if you've loaded up a PayPal account. In the wake of a trial run, the company has formally rolled out Pay After Delivery, a service that gives you up to 14 days... Source:... Continue reading
Posted Nov 4, 2014 at Holt Ron82's blog
Last May, researchers from the University of Dundee in Scotland proved that creating a tractor beam with sound was possible. This 10-minute video, recently posted by YouTube user whentheappledrops tries to simplify the science behind this discovery and suss out a definitive answer to the question: is this really possible?... Continue reading
Posted Oct 15, 2014 at Holt Ron82's blog
Audio for this story from Morning Edition will be available at approximately 9:00 a.m. ET. On Monday, Deborah Rutter begins her job as president of the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C. She says it never occurred to her that she would be the first woman in... Continue reading
Posted Sep 1, 2014 at Holt Ron82's blog
On January 1 of this year, the Boy Scouts of America opened its doors to openly gay scouts. But, it still bars gay adult leaders. We talked about this issue with the organization's National Commissioner and asked him if Scouting considers gays pedophiles. Read more... Source: Related Topics: Ronaldo... Continue reading
Posted Aug 2, 2014 at Holt Ron82's blog
A lime shortage is threatening the U.S. food and beverage industry, with some bars and restaurants jacking up drink prices, charging extra for a slice—or refusing to serve the citrus at all. But there's another reason to rethink that margarita: The pricey limes you're buying from Mexico might be supporting... Continue reading
Posted Apr 14, 2014 at Holt Ron82's blog
Good week? Bad week? Weird week? No matter. You'll be playing with your smartphone all weekend anyway, so here's some cool new apps! Read more... Source: Tags: Ultra Music Festival Oculus Rift Google Fiber What Time Is Super Bowl 2014 Justin Bieber Miley Cyrus Continue reading
Posted Apr 13, 2014 at Holt Ron82's blog
They've had massive success in their respective acting careers, but Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie achieved even more when they teamed up in the winemaking business. Wine Spectator's 100 Top Wines of the Year named their Rosé Miraval wine the top rosé wine of the year and #84 overall. In... Continue reading
Posted Nov 20, 2013 at Holt Ron82's blog
American Society for Cell Biology 2013 meeting PUBLIC RELEASE DATE: 15-Nov-2013 [ | E-mail ] Share Contact: Cathy Yarbrough 858-243-1814 American Society for Cell Biology Nobel laureates, the latest advances in cell biology & Craig Venter! OVERVIEW: Straight from Stockholm: Randy Schekman, Ph.D., and James Rothman, Ph.D., will speak... Continue reading
Posted Nov 16, 2013 at Holt Ron82's blog
Aspyr Media has announced the release of new downloadable content for their Mac conversion of BioShock Infinite. Burial at Sea Episode 1 is now available from Steam, the Mac App Store and (The Mac App Store version is available as downloadable content available through the app itself). BioShock Infinite... Continue reading
Posted Nov 13, 2013 at Holt Ron82's blog
With reports of more than 10,000 estimated casualties, and an excess of 9 million people affected overall, “super typhoon” Haiyan is said to be one of the most devastating storms ever to hit landfall. The Red Cross and other agencies say they expect the number of casualties and total damage... Continue reading
Posted Nov 10, 2013 at Holt Ron82's blog
After some mystery surrounding an American release date, Dell's Venue 11 Pro is now available in the US. The 10.8-inch Windows 8.1 tablet starts at $500 with a modest, Bay Trail-based 1.5GHz Atom chip as well as 2GB of RAM and 64GB of storage. Those who need more processing grunt... Continue reading
Posted Nov 7, 2013 at Holt Ron82's blog
Sugar intake is not directly related to liver disease PUBLIC RELEASE DATE: 1-Nov-2013 [ | E-mail ] Share Contact: Rachel Steigerwald 301-272-1603 American Gastroenterological Association Despite current beliefs, sugar intake is not directly associated with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, according to a new study in Gastroenterology, the official journal... Continue reading
Posted Nov 1, 2013 at Holt Ron82's blog
Media advisory for Entomology 2013 in Austin, Texas PUBLIC RELEASE DATE: 29-Oct-2013 [ | E-mail ] Share Contact: Richard Levine 301-731-4535 Entomological Society of America Nearly 3,500 insect scientists will swarm to the Austin Convention Center from Nov. 10-13, 2013 for the 61st Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society... Continue reading
Posted Oct 29, 2013 at Holt Ron82's blog
Amateur storyteller Wang Fengchen performs his art in traditional teahouses, and on the radio. His repertoire includes Judge Dee murder mysteries. Stories about Judge Dee were told orally by storytellers for centuries until they were finally collected in a novel in the 19th century. Courtesy of Wang Fengchen Amateur storyteller... Continue reading
Posted Oct 26, 2013 at Holt Ron82's blog
Microsoft may have not hopped on the smartphone bandwagon especially early, but they aren't about to be left behind again. According to the Wall Street Journal, Microsoft is already working on its own smartglasses. Yup. Read more... Source: Related Topics: Battlefield 4 beta Mexico vs Honduras brandon jennings Continue reading
Posted Oct 24, 2013 at Holt Ron82's blog
Former UBS banking executive Raoul Weil was indicted by a U.S. federal grand jury in 2008, on charges that he helped wealthy clients avoid billions in taxes. Antonio Calanni/AP Former UBS banking executive Raoul Weil was indicted by a U.S. federal grand jury in 2008, on charges that he helped... Continue reading
Posted Oct 21, 2013 at Holt Ron82's blog
TUESDAY, APRIL 20, 2010, AT 6:19 PM Tornado Kills at Least Five in Oklahoma FRIDAY, APRIL 29, 2011, AT 3:07 PM Obama Gets Firsthand Look at a Tornado Damage TUESDAY, APRIL 20, 2010, AT 6:19 PM Tornado Kills at Least Five in Oklahoma. Very long title. Long long long. Tornado... Continue reading
Posted Oct 19, 2013 at Holt Ron82's blog
EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Catherine Ashton smiles during a press conference after two days of closed-door nuclear talks on Iran in Geneva, Switzerland, Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013. Talks between Iran and six world powers have ended an upbeat note, with the European Union's top diplomat... Continue reading
Posted Oct 16, 2013 at Holt Ron82's blog
Nokia’s will-they-won’t-they relationship with the tablet form factor looks to finally be coming to an end, with the Finnish company getting a big old “THEY WILL” badge, if news of the Nokia Lumia 2520 tablet is to be believed. Read more...Source: Related Topics: New 100 Dollar Bill jennifer lawrence... Continue reading
Posted Oct 14, 2013 at Holt Ron82's blog
The current talk on the internet is that we are weeks, if not days, away from an official "Star Wars" announcement of some kind. It's all very vague, without any named sources, just whispers been bloggers and editors on news sites. In the meantime, Latino-Review has posted another potential piece... Continue reading
Posted Oct 11, 2013 at Holt Ron82's blog
Oct 8, 2013 Nakisa Releases Lease Contract Administration Software Press Release ? MONTREAL, Canada, 10/07/2013 ? - Nakisa? Inc. (Nakisa), a recognized leader of data management and visualization solutions for SAP? solutions, announced today that they have developed and launched a new solution, Lease Contract Administration by Nakisa (LCAN),... Continue reading
Posted Oct 9, 2013 at Holt Ron82's blog
It's been a hard road for Microsoft Office fans who are also iOS users. The company finally got around to releasing an iPhone version of Office Mobile this past June, providing Office 365 subscribers access to the full suite of apps. But iPad users are still waiting, and apparently it's... Continue reading
Posted Oct 8, 2013 at Holt Ron82's blog
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. forces launched raids in Libya and Somalia on Saturday following the deadly attack on a Nairobi shopping mall last month, capturing a top al Qaeda figure wanted for the 1998 U.S. embassy bombings in Kenya and Tanzania, a U.S. official said. Senior al Qaeda figure Anas... Continue reading
Posted Oct 7, 2013 at Holt Ron82's blog
Boston Dynamics' sprinting WildCat robot isn't the only autonomous machine it's letting roam the great outdoors: AlphaDog is still trudging through the wilderness too. A flurry of updates to the firm's YouTube channel reveal that the four-legged robot (officially known as the LS3) has been ... Source: Presidents Cup... Continue reading
Posted Oct 5, 2013 at Holt Ron82's blog
FILE - In this June 15, 2008 file photo, actor Jim Norton poses backstage with the Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Play Tony for "The Seafarer" at the 62nd Annual Tony Awards in New York. Irish playwright Conor McPherson's latest play ?The Night Alive? will leap from... Continue reading
Posted Oct 3, 2013 at Holt Ron82's blog