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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 Widertuaugusta88's blog
The Lumia 820 just reached EOL at Delta. The airline's 20,000 flight attendants will be stepping up to the significantly larger Nokia Lumia 1520 "phablet" come this fall, matching the larger form factor that AA currently has in the sky. The 1520s... Source: http://feeds.engadget.com/~r/weblogsinc/engadget/~3/NL8thO3VxPk/ Category: Drake Draft Day Jared Allen... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2014 at Widertuaugusta88's blog
Every day dozens and dozens of new and updated apps and games hit the iOS and Mac App Stores. It's impossible to keep up with them all, but it's not impossible to pick out the very best. Here they are! Today we have updates to a calendar app, a news... Continue reading
Posted Apr 14, 2014 at Widertuaugusta88's blog
The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 18 cast member Jessamyn Duke has kept a blog throughout the season. Duke's entry this week revealed something shocking about coach and UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey. Semi-finalists Anthony Gutierrez and David Grant never got to fight one another as scheduled on Wednesday's episode because... Continue reading
Posted Nov 25, 2013 at Widertuaugusta88's blog
Credit: Ireneusz Skorupa Here's a hypothetical for you. Let's say you're a smart, plugged-in 20-something entrepreneur. You've come up with an idea for an app that proves insanely popular, though you have yet to figure out how to collect any money for it. This business is dependent entirely on the... Continue reading
Posted Nov 17, 2013 at Widertuaugusta88's blog
November 12, 2013 In my years in IT, I've seen ridiculous actions taken in the name of improving performance. I've seen hundreds of high-end thin clients sporting more horsepower than a typical PC deployed simply to run a remote desktop client. I've seen a whole blade chassis's worth of servers... Continue reading
Posted Nov 14, 2013 at Widertuaugusta88's blog
November 11, 2013 Looks like Oracle's continued push for Java everywhere, from the "Internet of things" on down, isn't just based on hype. At least one set of numbers puts Java's performance head and shoulders above the competition for server-side Web frameworks. But is performance alone enough to win over... Continue reading
Posted Nov 11, 2013 at Widertuaugusta88's blog
Edited RNA + invasive DNA add individuality PUBLIC RELEASE DATE: 8-Nov-2013 [ | E-mail ] Share Contact: David Orenstein david_orenstein@brown.edu 401-863-1862 Brown University PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] The story of why we are all so different goes well beyond the endless mixing and matching of DNA through breeding. A new... Continue reading
Posted Nov 8, 2013 at Widertuaugusta88's blog
Augsburg (Germany) (AFP) - Previously unknown masterpieces by modernist painters Marc Chagall and Otto Dix are among the vast trove of works believed stolen by the Nazis and hidden in a Munich flat, an art historian said Tuesday. Meike Hoffmann, an expert aiding the investigation, said the Chagall painting, an... Continue reading
Posted Nov 5, 2013 at Widertuaugusta88's blog
Media advisory for Entomology 2013 in Austin, Texas PUBLIC RELEASE DATE: 29-Oct-2013 [ | E-mail ] Share Contact: Richard Levine rlevine@entsoc.org 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 Nov 2, 2013 at Widertuaugusta88's blog
It's very rare that I lead chat discussion with Bellator news and notes, but this week is one such time where that makes sense. MMA's number two organization does their best to recover from their abrupt albeit temporary pivot away from pay-per-view after the cancellation of Tito Ortiz vs. Quinton... Continue reading
Posted Oct 30, 2013 at Widertuaugusta88's blog
FILE - In this Sunday, Aug. 9, 2009 file photo, Lou Reed performs at the Lollapalooza music festival, in Chicago. Punk-poet, rock legend Lou Reed is dead of a liver-related ailment, his literary agen said Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013. He was 71. (AP Photo/John Smierciak, File) FILE - In this... Continue reading
Posted Oct 27, 2013 at Widertuaugusta88's blog
From left, Cheryl Campbell, senior vice president of CGI Federal; Andrew Slavitt, group executive vice president for Optum/QSSI; Lynn Spellecy, corporate counsel for Equifax Workforce Solutions; and John Lau, program director for Serco, listen to questioning on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013, during a House Energy and... Continue reading
Posted Oct 25, 2013 at Widertuaugusta88's blog
A fresh solution for the lindane problem PUBLIC RELEASE DATE: 22-Oct-2013 [ | E-mail ] Share Contact: Aitziber Lasa a.lasa@elhuyar.com 34-943-363-040 Elhuyar Fundazioa The UPV/EHU-University of the Basque Country and Tecnalia are seeking fresh solutions by means of iron nanoparticles to eliminate the consequences of lindane manufacture and use. For... Continue reading
Posted Oct 22, 2013 at Widertuaugusta88's blog
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Heisman Trophy winner Johnny Manziel was injured in No. 7 Texas A&M's game against No. 24 Auburn, but has returned after sitting out one series. Manziel was injured when he was tackled on an 8-yard run early in the fourth quarter. It was unclear what... Continue reading
Posted Oct 19, 2013 at Widertuaugusta88's blog
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United Nations appealed on Wednesday for more troops and helicopters needed so its peacekeeping mission in Mali can effectively stabilize the north of the country and protect civilians from attacks by Islamist extremist and armed groups. The U.N. force, known as MINUSMA, assumed authority on... Continue reading
Posted Oct 17, 2013 at Widertuaugusta88's blog
Don't think that the NSA's bulk communication data collection is focused solely on the communications themselves. The Washington Post has published more Edward Snowden documents which reveal that the agency collects large volumes of contact lists from email and instant messaging users around the world. While the NSA gathers the... Continue reading
Posted Oct 15, 2013 at Widertuaugusta88's blog
Celebs Anna Chan TODAY 20 hours ago Getty Images Camille Grammer had a "radical hysterectomy" after being diagnosed with endometrial cancer, her rep said. Former "Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" star Camille Grammer "underwent a radical hysterectomy" Friday, Howard Bragman, her representative, told People magazine. Bragman said that the 45-year-old... Continue reading
Posted Oct 12, 2013 at Widertuaugusta88's blog
Director Paul Greengrass says he thought the film would feel more authentic if it was all shot at sea. He had personal motivations, too: "My father was in the Merchant Marine and was at sea all his life so I wanted to explore his world," he says. Jasin Boland/Columbia Pictures... Continue reading
Posted Oct 10, 2013 at Widertuaugusta88's blog
Share With Friends: | | Politics - Top Stories News, RSS Feeds and Widgets via Feedzilla. Source: http://news.feedzilla.com/en_us/stories/politics/top-stories/215060955?client_source=feed&format=rss famu martina mcbride terry jones andy reid elf on the shelf elf on the shelf 2012 grammy nominations Continue reading
Posted Mar 25, 2012 at Widertuaugusta88's blog
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