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University of California police push student protesters back behind barricades outside a meeting of the university Board of Regents Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014, in San Francisco. A committee of the Regents approved Janet Napolitano’s proposal to raise tuition by 5 percent in each of the next five years unless the... Continue reading
Posted Nov 21, 2014 at Shavondatjorgeu5's blog
More Londoners than ever are using contactless payments to get around the capital, and now, a new initiative called "Penny for London" is asking commuters to add charitable donations to their daily routine, too. The idea is that every time you use a... Source: Tags: Bruce Jenner The Evil... Continue reading
Posted Oct 31, 2014 at Shavondatjorgeu5's blog
We've seen plenty of development boards, but this might be the first that comes with both Bluetooth LE and built-in USB. Tah is the creation of India's Revealing Hour and has been designed to both lower the cost of adding Bluetooth to Arduino... Source: Tags: bears ryan mallett Continue reading
Posted Oct 4, 2014 at Shavondatjorgeu5's blog
A beautiful look at the U.S.-Mexico border, how American cities are turning into "play deserts," and where you'll find the real roots of the tech industry. Plus a pizza-funded religious community in Florida, a farm on Staten Island, and where rich dogs poop, all in this week's Urban Reads. Read... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2014 at Shavondatjorgeu5's blog
Free roaming within the European Union is a step closer today, after the European parliament voted in favor of laws that would abolish roaming fees between EU member states, as part of a package of telecom reforms. The package, originally proposed by EU lawmaker Neelie Kroes, moves Europe closer to... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2014 at Shavondatjorgeu5's blog
There are very few things as scary as having a war plane coming at you firing its machine gun. The Aviationist found this video of a Syrian Arab Air Force Mig-29 Fulcrum strafing at rebel positions. Oh yes, that war is still going on, although nobody is paying attention any... Continue reading
Posted Apr 14, 2014 at Shavondatjorgeu5's blog
Keeping fit as she prepares to welcome a little one into her life, Emily Blunt took her dog on a hide in Runyon Canyon Park in Los Angeles on Saturday (December 14). The "Devil Wears Prada" star wore a black Soulcycle T-shirt, cropped black pants, and sneakers as she started... Continue reading
Posted Dec 15, 2013 at Shavondatjorgeu5's blog
She signed on to the Calvin Klein underwear campaign earlier this fall, and now Christy Turlington reveals her thoughts about the job in the January 2014 issue of Harper's Bazaar UK magazine. The 44-year-old supermodel adorned herself in designer duds from the famous brand for the Alexi Lubomirski-shot spread while... Continue reading
Posted Dec 13, 2013 at Shavondatjorgeu5's blog
Yesterday, we teared up watching video of Tyrese Gibson sobbing at the site of Paul Walker's fatal car crash. Now we have video of another Fast and Furious co-star, Vin Diesel, paying tribute to his friend. Following a private memorial service for Walker on Monday, Diesel visited the crash site... Continue reading
Posted Dec 3, 2013 at Shavondatjorgeu5's blog
Showing off that perfect physique we all love so much, Hilary Duff did some last minute Thanksgiving shopping in Beverly Hills on Thursday (November 28). The 26-year-old mommy was dressed to the nines in a green plaid sweater and sexy black leather pants. Her hair and makeup were immaculate, and... Continue reading
Posted Nov 29, 2013 at Shavondatjorgeu5's blog
She made headlines when she unexpectedly tied the knot with Jonah Hill's brother Jordan Feldstein a little over a week ago, but unfortunately Francesca Eastwood is already pulling the plug on the marriage. As previously reported by GossipCenter, Clint Eastwood's daughter and the Maroon 5 music manager had a romantic... Continue reading
Posted Nov 25, 2013 at Shavondatjorgeu5's blog
The Architect's Journal reports that Zaha Hadid will be the architect of Iraq's future parliament building, confirming rumors that have swirled for months. The supremely expensive building is the London-based architect's third planned project in the country where she was born. Read more... Source: Tags: blockbuster Ted Cruz Kwame... Continue reading
Posted Nov 21, 2013 at Shavondatjorgeu5's blog
Well, it looks like the circus that was Alec Baldwin's stalker case has finally come to an end!Source: Category: alabama football Texas A&m The Walking Dead Season 4 Teyana Taylor elton john Continue reading
Posted Nov 17, 2013 at Shavondatjorgeu5's blog
FILE - In this May 22, 2012, file photo,professional test driver Dave McMillan demonstrates the dashboard warning signal in a Buick Lacrosse at an automobile test area in Oxon Hill. The government is speeding up research on safety systems that automatically prevent drivers from operating their cars if they are... Continue reading
Posted Nov 14, 2013 at Shavondatjorgeu5's blog
The Humble Bundle is a long-standing effort to offer great games for cheap and give money to charity - you name your price and determine how much of what you're paying goes to non-profit organizations that benefit from The Humble Bundle's largesse. But you have to act quickly, because the... Continue reading
Posted Nov 11, 2013 at Shavondatjorgeu5's blog
November 8, 2013 06:00 PDT | 09:00 EDT | 13:00 UTC Not a TechBrief subscriber? Sign up for a free subscription. >> FAREWELL FAIL WHALE: Twitter's stock closes at $44.90 a share, up 73 percent on its first day, by Ben Popper: "A more conservative approach than Facebook leads to... Continue reading
Posted Nov 8, 2013 at Shavondatjorgeu5's blog
US Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Wendy Sherman arrives for a meeting with the UN Joint Special Representative for Syria Lakhdar Brahimi and the Russian deputy foreign ministers Mikhail Bogdanov and Gennady Gatilov at the European headquarters of the United Nations, in Geneva, Switzerland, Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013.... Continue reading
Posted Nov 5, 2013 at Shavondatjorgeu5's blog
This Oct. 14, 2013 photo provided by the St. Paul's and St. George's Foundation shows workers preparing to install a statue of Jesus on Mount Sednaya, Syria. In the midst of a civil war rife with sectarianism, a 12.3-meter (40-foot) tall, bronze statue of Jesus has gone up on a... Continue reading
Posted Nov 2, 2013 at Shavondatjorgeu5's blog
STAVANGER, Norway (AP) — Residents of the small Norwegian town of Rjukan have finally seen the light. Tucked in between steep mountains, the town is normally shrouded in shadow for almost six months a year, with residents having to catch a cable car to the top of a nearby precipice... Continue reading
Posted Oct 30, 2013 at Shavondatjorgeu5's blog
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Banners that suddenly cropped around Tehran in the past week depict an American diplomat dressed in a jacket and tie, while under the negotiating table he is wearing military pants and pointing a gun at an Iranian envoy. The anti-American images were ordered taken down Saturday... Continue reading
Posted Oct 27, 2013 at Shavondatjorgeu5's blog
BRUSSELS (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel insisted Thursday the 17-nation eurozone must give itself a stronger coordination of economic policies to remain competitive and spur growth. Merkel's comments at the summit of European leaders in Brussels came as her government seeks to convince its partners to hand the EU... Continue reading
Posted Oct 25, 2013 at Shavondatjorgeu5's blog
BEIJING (AP) — Chinese authorities are cracking down on how often broadcasters can air reality, dating and talent shows such as the Chinese versions of "American Idol" and "The Voice," which draw huge audiences. Provincial broadcasters show such programs, which are cheap to produce and earn a lot of advertising... Continue reading
Posted Oct 22, 2013 at Shavondatjorgeu5's blog
October 16, 2013 If your company isn't fully taking advantage of social media, it might be missing out on opportunities to connect with customers, gain market share, and bring needed talent into the organization. Experts say virtually every type of business can benefit from using social media as a business... Continue reading
Posted Oct 19, 2013 at Shavondatjorgeu5's blog
Ramona Rosales From left: Sue Fleishman, Sue Kroll, Veronika Kwan Vandenberg and Diane Nelson This story first appeared in the Oct. 25 issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine. A streamlined and tailored femininity has been the go-to look these past few years among Hollywood's power women (a description they all... Continue reading
Posted Oct 17, 2013 at Shavondatjorgeu5's blog
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A 7.2-magnitude earthquake collapsed buildings, cracked roads and toppled the bell tower of the Philippines' oldest church Tuesday morning, killing at least 20 people across the central region. The quake sent people rushing out of homes and buildings, including hospitals, as aftershocks continued. At least five... Continue reading
Posted Oct 15, 2013 at Shavondatjorgeu5's blog