The second man in as many days has been arrested trying to get into the White House, ABC News reported, Saturday. Mitt Romney was arrested after he drove up the presidential residence and refused to leave. It is the third time Romney has made a bid to get into the White House. In 2008, he suspended his campaign for the Republican presidential nomination, saying that if he continued it would “fores
By Barry Ellsworth on Sep 20, 2014
Satire. (Duh). Roger Goodell finally gets it. In response to the mountains of criticism that have been heaped on the NFL commissioner following the bungling of the Ray Rice and Adrian Peterson cases, Goodell is already getting ahead of the game by drafting a plan to discipline star college quarterback Jameis Winston. "Here at the new NFL, we have zero tolerance for what Jameis Winston is inevitab
By Greg Fortier on Sep 20, 2014
Well, as I wrote earlier in the spring, the bathroom do over is done over. But the decision to do it, the days leading up to it and the final completion will be etched on my mind until I reach the human checkout. Because, doing a renovation is like having constipation – it is a strain and you can't wait for it to be over. The two have even more in common when the area to undergo the transformation
By Barry Ellsworth on Sep 20, 2014
The cat who always says "no" has said "yes" to a movie deal. This coming holiday season, the film Grumpy Cat's Worst Christmas Ever is coming to a small screen near you. That means some Hollywood star or voice-over artist will get the honor of being the voice of Grumpy Cat, the most unhappy looking kitty in all of Internet kittydom. And that lucky Hollywood star is Aubrey Plaza from NBC's Parks a
By Joe Kukura on Sep 19, 2014
Science & Tech
This should not come as a surprise to anyone: Google has always thought completely out of the box. Larry Page is driven by a vision of a world with advanced technology that solves many of humanity’s problems and gives a vastly improved quality of life. Now, Google’s avant garde research wing, Google X, has been augmented by a wackier futuristic research wing, the Google Y, to work on even more lon
By Preetam Kaushik on Sep 19, 2014
Amazon may be trying hard to build up its own search and display ad business a la Google, but that hasn’t stopped the online retailer from spending big on Google search ads all the same—in fact, Amazon was Google’s biggest American search ad buyer in 2013. According to an AdAge report, Amazon spent $157.7 million on Google U.S. search ads in 2013, which made it top the list of Google’s biggest sea
By Aby Sam Thomas on Sep 19, 2014
For anyone who has ever wanted to do something truly original and different on their vacation break, trekking with the nomadic Berbers in Morocco up in the north of Africa is a great opportunity. Rather than staying in a traditional hotel or lodge, get out into the mountains and countryside, traveling and living with the Berbers. While riding camels and sleeping on the ground sounds a bit rough, t
By Anne Sewell on Sep 17, 2014
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