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300 empty desks were placed in the street outside Los Angeles Unified School District headquarters earlier today as part of a protest demanding extra funding for disadvantaged youth. The 300 desks are meant to represent the approximate number of students who drop out of LAUSD every month. [Photo by Richard... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2014 at Stevenswesley4338's blog
Delta has updated their Fly Delta app to version 2.6, adding automatic bag tracking. All you have to do is tap the Track My Bags to watch the progress of all bags in your reservation. This update also contains a number of bug fixes. You can download the update from... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2014 at Stevenswesley4338's blog
This is wild. Chasing the elusive dream of curing paralysis, a team of scientists used stem cells and optogenetics to circumvent the central motor system of lab mice whose nerves had been cut. This enabled them to blast individual motor neurons with a laser, triggering movement in the legs of... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2014 at Stevenswesley4338's blog
Donuts are one of the world's most perfect foods, and it's just about impossible to make them better. But that doesn't mean people shouldn't try. So that's why I applaud Krispy Kreme for combining its donuts with one of the world's other most perfect foods: Pie. Read more... Source: http://feeds.gawker.com/~r/gizmodo/full/~3/OpvI-YiMIx0/@jesusdiaz... Continue reading
Posted Apr 14, 2014 at Stevenswesley4338's blog
On the ninth day of Christmas AC and Sprint gave to me ... A Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 The good people at Sprint have partnered with us to do something awesome for the holidays, and we're giving away a great Samsung phone or tablet every day for the next 12... Continue reading
Posted Dec 15, 2013 at Stevenswesley4338's blog
New tablets to compete with iPad Air and iPad Mini in 2014, according to Korean press In the early days of the Galaxy Tab line, Samsung released a couple of Android tablets with AMOLED screens — the Galaxy Tab 7.7 and 8.9 — but since then the company's tablet lineup... Continue reading
Posted Dec 9, 2013 at Stevenswesley4338's blog
The best tweets on Gal Gadot's casting in 'Batman vs. Superman'. By Alex Zalben Source: http://www.mtv.com/news/articles/1718455/gal-gadot-wonder-woman-fan-reaction.jhtml Category: michael vick once upon a time Continue reading
Posted Dec 4, 2013 at Stevenswesley4338's blog
Families heading out to the theaters over the Thanksgiving holiday are keeping "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" at the top of the box office for the weekend of November 29-December 1, 2013. The second film in the Hunger Games trilogy, which stars Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson and Liam Hemsworth, scored... Continue reading
Posted Nov 30, 2013 at Stevenswesley4338's blog
After rumors began circulating last week, Katie Couric was named the new global anchor for Yahoo on Monday (November 25). The news anchor and talk show host will lead a team of correspondents and begin work on the site early next year, and is expected to keep her daytime talk... Continue reading
Posted Nov 26, 2013 at Stevenswesley4338's blog
Noticeable visual updates and a few under-the-hood changes as well The Stable channel of Chrome OS has just been bumped to 31.0.1650.61, bringing several user-facing changes. First up is more customization of the Shelf (the status bar and dock at the bottom of the screen), which can now be moved... Continue reading
Posted Nov 21, 2013 at Stevenswesley4338's blog
It’s no secret that marriages tend to fall apart in Tinseltown, so it’s extra-cool that Faith Hill and Tim McGraw have made their union last for 17 years. However, the “This Kiss” songstress is getting fed up with the constant tabloid rumors that she and her hubby are calling it... Continue reading
Posted Nov 18, 2013 at Stevenswesley4338's blog
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford, left, confronts Councillor Denzil Minnan-Wong at City Council in Toronto on Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013. Almost every member of Toronto's City Council stood up and asked Ford to take a leave of absence during the meeting after he admitted smoking crack last week."Together we stand to... Continue reading
Posted Nov 15, 2013 at Stevenswesley4338's blog
The Wall Street Journal claims that Amazon is planning to start delivering packages on Sundays, to customers in Los Angeles and New York, in a new partnership with the United States Postal Service. Read more... Source: http://feeds.gawker.com/~r/gizmodo/full/~3/aVtxXrMnEbc/wsj-amazon-is-going-to-start-sunday-deliveries-1462111251 Related Topics: Origami Owl ny giants detroit tigers lauren conrad blobfish Continue reading
Posted Nov 12, 2013 at Stevenswesley4338's blog
Snap to attention: Polymers that react and move to light PUBLIC RELEASE DATE: 8-Nov-2013 [ | E-mail ] Share Contact: John Fedele jfedele@pitt.edu 412-624-4148 University of Pittsburgh PITTSBURGHMicrovehicles and other devices that can change shape or move with no power source other than a beam of light may be possible... Continue reading
Posted Nov 9, 2013 at Stevenswesley4338's blog
NASA investigates Typhoon Haiyan's intense rainfall PUBLIC RELEASE DATE: 5-Nov-2013 [ | E-mail ] Share Contact: Rob Gutro robert.j.gutro@nasa.gov NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center As Typhoon Haiyan has been strengthening, NASA's TRMM satellite investigated how much rain was falling throughout the storm. Typhoon Haiyan is now closing in on Yap and... Continue reading
Posted Nov 6, 2013 at Stevenswesley4338's blog
This combination of undated photos provided by Radio France International shows journalists Ghislaine Dupont, left, and Claude Verlon. French and Malian officials said gunmen in Kidal, northern Mali abducted and killed the two French radio journalists on assignment Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013, grabbing the pair as they left the home... Continue reading
Posted Nov 3, 2013 at Stevenswesley4338's blog
Dell has, er, come clean about a problem forum users have commented about for months: Its Latitude E6430u laptop does indeed have a pungent aroma, but it was caused by "a manufacturing process that has now been changed," and "is not in any way related to biological contamination." Dell's response... Continue reading
Posted Oct 31, 2013 at Stevenswesley4338's blog
WASHINGTON (AP) — On this, GOP budget guru Rep. Paul Ryan and top Senate Democrat Harry Reid can agree: There won't be a "grand bargain" on the budget. Instead, the Wisconsin Republican and the Nevada Democrat both say the best Washington can do in this bitterly partisan era of divided... Continue reading
Posted Oct 28, 2013 at Stevenswesley4338's blog
Scottsdale, Ariz., has lifted a decades-old ban on ice cream trucks. Dismissing fears of accidents, or strangers on the streets, officials gave a license to Sydney Kirsch. She tells The Arizona Republic that she'll sell ice cream when not studying in high school. Source: http://www.npr.org/2013/10/25/240692103/scottsdale-ariz-warms-up-to-ice-cream-trucks?ft=1&f=3 Similar Articles: oarfish Brad Culpepper Continue reading
Posted Oct 25, 2013 at Stevenswesley4338's blog
Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman (25) greets teammate Marshawn Lynch (24) after Lynch scored a touchdown against the Arizona Cardinals during the second half of an NFL football game, Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin) Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman (25) greets teammate Marshawn Lynch... Continue reading
Posted Oct 23, 2013 at Stevenswesley4338's blog
[unable to retrieve full-text content]The film follows Beat Generation notables — Allen Ginsberg, William Burroughs, Jack Kerouac and Lucien Carr — as college students in the 1940s. NPR's Bob Mondello says it may succeed where other movies about the poets have failed. (Recommended) Source: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/NprProgramsATC/~3/Hxi3ttZL1Gk/beat-manifesto-kill-your-darlings-figuratively-and Tags: Supernatural Steam Controller Theresa... Continue reading
Posted Oct 20, 2013 at Stevenswesley4338's blog
Costly cigarettes and smoke-free homes Public release date: 17-Oct-2013 [ | E-mail | Share ] Contact: Scott LaFee slafee@ucsd.edu 619-543-6163 University of California - San Diego Researchers find both effectively reduce tobacco consumption among low-income smokers Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine say high-priced cigarettes... Continue reading
Posted Oct 17, 2013 at Stevenswesley4338's blog
Creating matter that never existed before: American Chemical Society Prized Science video Public release date: 15-Oct-2013 [ | E-mail | Share ] Contact: Michael Bernstein m_bernstein@acs.org 202-872-6042 American Chemical Society Imagine creating something completely new something improbable and provocative that has never existed on Earth before. This kind of unconventional... Continue reading
Posted Oct 15, 2013 at Stevenswesley4338's blog
An elephant at the Dickerson Park Zoo in Springfield, Mo., made a sudden move that killed a zookeeper who had been working there for three decades. NBC's Brian Williams reports. Courtesy of City of Springfield Patience the elephant at the Dickerson Park Zoo in Missouri. By Tracy Connor, Staff Writer,... Continue reading
Posted Oct 12, 2013 at Stevenswesley4338's blog
A COMPANY'S ability to effectively manage its taxes across borders affects not just its bottom line these days, but also its reputation in the eyes of stakeholders and the wider public. A spate of high-profile cases has put the spotlight on the issue of tax avoidance by large corporations in... Continue reading
Posted Oct 10, 2013 at Stevenswesley4338's blog