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Travel Book | This Book is About Travel | Andrew Hyde
This book is much more than a travel log. It is a portrait of the inquisitiveness of the human spirit, narrated by an objective, analytical and self-aware voice. -Natty Zola Andrew Hyde's "travel book" takes you on that most extravagant and mysterious journey -- through a great writer's mind, featuring landscapes that are actual, but also philosophical, emotional, wild and wise.
Famed obese New Mexico cat 'Meow' dies
(05-07) 11:43 PDT Santa Fe, N.M. (AP) -- A cat that got national attention for tipping the scales at 39 pounds has died from apparent complications of his morbid obesity, an animal shelter said Monday. The orange and...
Burning Blog " Blog Archive " Andie Grace to Leave Burning Man Organization
It is with heavy heart that I announce that Communications Manager and Regional Network Manager Andie Grace is leaving the Burning Man staff. She'll remain with us through May as we work with the resulting change and transition. Andie has collaborated with me, the Founders and the staff at Burning Man HQ for nearly 13 years.
The World Famous Star Trek Theater | Ask The Advisors
Inspired by the Enterprise NCC-1701D from Star Trek - The Next Generation, this custom themed theater is a masterpiece stationed in Palm Beach County, FL. However the identity of the owners is kept under coversâ€¦.wonder why?
Cook the cannibal: Apple chief's secret product recipe
Cook the cannibal: Apple chief's secret product recipe Unlike its rivals, Apple was willing to swallow hard and ultimately doom one of its traditional cash cows. "The way we always view cannibalization is that we'd prefer to do it than have someone else do it."
'App-gate' serves reminder: You're on your own
'App-gate' serves reminder: You're on your own Until all this gets figured out, why would anyone trust Apple, developers or Congress to do the right thing? If you like Kabuki theater, the latest stylized drama involving Silicon Valley and Washington must be amusing. Congress finally woke up to demand answers from Apple about user privacy.
Breaking: Activist Shareholder Dan Loeb Starts Proxy Fight at Yahoo
February 14, 2012 at 12:58 pm PT Dan Loeb, the activist shareholder who owns a large stake in Yahoo, is filing today a slate of alternate directors in the beginning of what could be an ugly battle over the fate of the company. The slate includes Loeb as well as media executive Michael Wolf.
CBS' Moonves: Political rancor boosts broadcast TV business
CBS Chief Executive Leslie Moonves said CBS will benefit greatly from next year's political elections. CBS, with its huge portfolio of TV and radio stations, could rake in as much as $250 million of the estimated $2.4 billion that is expected to be generated by political campaigns across the country.
Feature film shot on a smartphone to get theatrical release
Hooman Khalili first got the idea to make a feature film shot entirely on a smartphone in January 2010. A little less than two years later, his film "Olive," shot on a Nokia N8, is going to be shown in a Los Angeles theater for a week.
KQED | Public Media for Northern California
In this age of standardized testing, many schools and states have turned to multiple-choice tests graded by machines to measure students' understanding of a subject. But a new generation of software that grades essays has prompted a debate over how student work should be assessed.
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Hearing on: H.R. 3261, the "Stop Online Piracy Act"
Hearing on: H.R. 3261, the "Stop Online Piracy Act" Wednesday 11/16/2011 - 10:00 a.m. 2141 Rayburn House Office Building Full Committee Statement of Judiciary Committee Chairman Lamar Smith Hearing on H.R. 3261, the "Stop Online Piracy Act" The purpose of this legislative hearing is to examine issues that relate to H.R.
The Story Behind the Best NYT Correction Ever | JIMROMENESKO.COM
The story behind ‘the best NYT correction ever' An article on Monday about Jack Robison and Kirsten Lindsmith, two college students with Asperger syndrome who are navigating the perils of an intimate relationship, misidentified the character from the animated children's TV show "My Little Pony" that Ms. Lindsmith said she visualized to cheer herself up.
Netflix bows out of studios' UltraViolet group
Netflix bows out of studios' UltraViolet group Netflix is out of the consortium that created UltraViolet, the technology platform designed to make digital movies accessible to any device or service. Sources told CNET that the highest-ranking executive representing Netflix within Digital Entertainment Content Ecosystem (DECE), a group of more than 70 companies connected to the film industry, recently did not renew his membership.