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The Guardian has a nice collection of album covers embedded in Google Streetview images. I'm surprised they didn't make Bowie's The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars, but Beatles, Led Zeppelin, and Beastie Boys will do it for me. Read more... Source: Related Topics:... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2014 at Wilburroman22's blog
Jalopnik says that the top of the Porsche 911 Targa is completely bonkers . I think I agree. Instead of the entire hard top roof disappearing into the car like other hardtop convertibles, the 911 Targa gets to keep the slick curved glass back while in topless mode. Awesome. Read... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2014 at Wilburroman22's blog
Understudy for iPad lets you not only learn a book but gain invaluable insight from someone who's already read and understood the material. If that sounds like mentoring, it is. But it's been reimagined for the iPad age. With the tap of a button you can join a FaceTime-like call... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2014 at Wilburroman22's blog
From churches-turned-libraries, to new uses for old CDs, we have plenty of lovely and awe-inspiring things for you to peep this time around. Check them out in this edition of the most beautiful items of the week. Read more... Source: Tags: final four louis ck amber alert erin andrews... Continue reading
Posted Apr 14, 2014 at Wilburroman22's blog
A couple of months after it unveiled four new Android 4.2 tablets, HP has made some of them available through its U.S.-based online store. The HP Slate 8 Pro and Slate 10 HD are listed at $329.99 and $299.99 respectively, with the former offering a Tegra 4 processor and an... Continue reading
Posted Dec 7, 2013 at Wilburroman22's blog
Staying fit as a fiddle as she carries a little one inside her belly, Olivia Wilde headed to Pilates class in Los Angeles on Monday (December 2). The "House" star smiled at awaiting cameramen in a gray graphic T-shirt, purple sweatshirt, and ripped blue jeans as she made her way... Continue reading
Posted Dec 3, 2013 at Wilburroman22's blog
If you've been hunting for the perfect Thanksgiving dessert that will leave a lasting impression on your dinner guests, look no further than this recipe/experiment. The ingredients in your typical pumpkin pie aren't that far off from a chemical mix known as Rocket Candy that's typically made from sugar and... Continue reading
Posted Nov 28, 2013 at Wilburroman22's blog
Today Only: Purchase the Krusell Avenyn Mobile Pouch L Long and save 47% The Avenyn Mobile Pocket Pouch is a diamond quilted faux leather case for the iPhone 5C, iPhone 5S and iPhone 5. The interior of the case features a soft padding that will keep the front and back... Continue reading
Posted Nov 23, 2013 at Wilburroman22's blog
Showing off his tough side, Robin Thicke hopped on a motorcycle while filming a music video in Los Angeles on Wednesday (November 13). The "Blurred Lines" singer wore a white t-shirt, black leather jacket, and leather pants as he rode alongside a group of lovely ladies in a convertible. Recently,... Continue reading
Posted Nov 20, 2013 at Wilburroman22's blog
FILE - This Feb. 2, 2012 file photo shows then Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner during a news conference at the Treasury Department in Washington. The former U.S. Treasury Secretary is joining private equity firm Warburg Pincus LLC. The firm announced Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013, that Geithner will serve as president... Continue reading
Posted Nov 16, 2013 at Wilburroman22's blog
PHOENIX (AP) — A Phoenix neighborhood became a chilling crime scene when a man killed his wife, their teenage daughter and another family member and set fire to his spouse's body in the backyard, police said. He then killed himself with a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Michael Sanders, 53, had been... Continue reading
Posted Nov 13, 2013 at Wilburroman22's blog
MIAMI (AP) — Suspended Miami Dolphins guard Richie Incognito says teammate Jonathan Martin sent him a threatening text message as an apparent joke only a week before their relationship became the subject of a harassment case that has prompted an NFL investigation. In an interview with Fox Sports televised Sunday,... Continue reading
Posted Nov 10, 2013 at Wilburroman22's blog
Sen. Tom Harkin, D-Iowa, chairman of the Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee, talks to reporters after the Senate cleared a major hurdle and agreed to proceed to debate a bill that would prohibit workplace discrimination against gay, bisexual and transgender Americans, at the Capitol in Washington, Monday, Nov. 4,... Continue reading
Posted Nov 7, 2013 at Wilburroman22's blog
Apple has plans to build a manufacturing plant in Arizona that will extend its ‘Made in The USA’ efforts beyond the Mac Pro and other silicon facilities it maintains in Texas. The news came via a release from both the state of Arizona and the company GT Advanced Technologies, which... Continue reading
Posted Nov 4, 2013 at Wilburroman22's blog
Thomas Jefferson listed Dunmore's Proclamation as one of his grievances against the British in an early draft of the Declaration of Independence. Courtesy of the Library of Congress Throughout 1775, tensions had been rising between Virginian patriots and their royalist governor, Lord Dunmore. The War of Independence had broken out... Continue reading
Posted Nov 1, 2013 at Wilburroman22's blog
NSF, US Antarctic Program partners, working to restore Antarctic research season to the maximum extent possible PUBLIC RELEASE DATE: 29-Oct-2013 [ | E-mail ] Share Contact: Peter West [email protected] 703-292-7530 National Science Foundation Efforts continue to mitigate effects of October's partial government shutdown Officials at the National Science Foundation (NSF)--working... Continue reading
Posted Oct 29, 2013 at Wilburroman22's blog
This combination of photos provided by the family via The Press Democrat and the Sonoma County Sheriff's Department shows an undated photo of 13-year-old Andy Lopez and the replica assault rifle he was holding when he was shot and killed by two Sonoma County deputies in Santa Rosa, Calif. on... Continue reading
Posted Oct 27, 2013 at Wilburroman22's blog
[unable to retrieve full-text content]Actor Barkhad Abdi plays the ruthless leader of Somali pirates in the film Captain Phillips. To train for the role, Abdi learned how to swim, handle weapons, drive a skiff — and act.Source: Category: thursday night football iOS 7 download gucci mane Continue reading
Posted Oct 24, 2013 at Wilburroman22's blog
In wake of Hurricane Sandy, Oklahoma tornadoes, NSF awards $32 million in hazards sustainability grants PUBLIC RELEASE DATE: 21-Oct-2013 [ | E-mail ] Share Contact: Cheryl Dybas [email protected] 703-292-7734 National Science Foundation Scientists will study ways of predicting and responding to hurricanes, tornadoes, floods, earthquakes, tsunamis, wildfires Sandy: the deadliest... Continue reading
Posted Oct 21, 2013 at Wilburroman22's blog
By Peter Dinkloh FRANKFURT (Reuters) - German Real estate company GSW said on Monday it would recommend its shareholders accept Deutsche Wohnen's takeover offer, taking the 1.7 billion euro bid ($2.3 billion) one step closer to a possible completion. The proposed all-share deal would push Deutsche Wohnen closer to the... Continue reading
Posted Oct 19, 2013 at Wilburroman22's blog
On Wednesday the National Book Foundation announced the finalists for the 2013 National Book Awards in fiction, nonfiction, poetry and young people's literature. Get to know the books on the shortlist using NPR's reviews and author interviews. The winners will be selected on Nov. 20. Source: Related Topics: Heartbreaker... Continue reading
Posted Oct 16, 2013 at Wilburroman22's blog
Ten days after the partial shutdown of the federal government shuttered the Statue of Liberty, Grand Canyon and other national parks, the Obama administration has offered to let states foot the bill to reopen parks within their borders. Here's how states are reacting to the offer: ARIZONA State officials were... Continue reading
Posted Oct 14, 2013 at Wilburroman22's blog
Performances Randee Dawn TODAY contributor 13 hours ago It's a question that's been running around in the brains of millions, and Friday on TODAY the Norwegian band Ylvis asked once again, "What Does the Fox Say?" Bard and Vegard Ylvisåker, two brothers in furry animal costumes, have racked up 100... Continue reading
Posted Oct 12, 2013 at Wilburroman22's blog
Oceanographer and spacewalker Kathryn Sullivan will head up the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Agency, where she has been acting chief since March By Lauren Morello and Nature magazine Kathryn Sullivan helped to deploy the Hubble Space Telescope. Image: NOAA Kathryn Sullivan once walked in space as a pioneering female astronaut.... Continue reading
Posted Aug 5, 2013 at Wilburroman22's blog
By David Morgan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A top U.S. healthcare official on Thursday challenged claims by Republican lawmakers that the country's healthcare reform law is causing workers to lose hours or benefits, saying she is aware of only isolated cutbacks. At a stormy House of Representatives committee hearing, Marilyn Tavenner,... Continue reading
Posted Aug 2, 2013 at Wilburroman22's blog