BP: A Textbook Example Of How Not To Handle PR :... →
Yet BP’s image is still in tatters. And retiree Glenn DaGian is still trying to help rescue it by pushing BP to do more to restore the Gulf Coast. “I want to be able to proudly tell people I worked for BP. I don’t want people to snicker by saying we were an environmental corporate criminal,” he says. He is determined not to end up like the people he knows who worked for...
Steady As A Whale? Humpbacks Swim Straight Lines :... →
“It’s just absolutely remarkable how straight these courses are,” says Travis Horton, an environmental scientist at the University of Canterbury in New Zealand, who studies animal migrations. “They’re doing something rather precise. They’re actively and deliberately navigating within some sort of external reference frame.” i remember when i was...
Tumor, Ban Can't Stop Top NFL Draft Prospect... →
“He was put on the face of the Earth to play defensive line in the National Football League. There’s no question about that.” (what a varied, satisfying destiny…)
Are You Ready for the Presidential Primaries? -... →
You may call me a snob and an elitist, but the current G.O.P. field is turning me into Emily Post. We don’t need primaries and caucuses for half these people; we need finishing school.
A Fashion-Forward Guide to Antwerp - NYTimes.com →
And unlike a city like, say, Berlin, where one usually has to brave garbage-can-filled alleyways, unmarked graffiti-covered doors and major attitude in order to find the interesting bars and galleries, Antwerp’s edgy shops and cafes reside behind Old World facades, with very little hipster posing. sounds like adwoa is going to antwerp - you had me at descriptions of the quirkiness. it sounds...
Arizona Becomes First State To Pass Birther Bill :... →
Another lawmaker, an opponent of the legislation, took the opportunity to not only slam his own state but another that was minding its own business. Rep. Ruben Gallego, D-Phoenix, voted against the bill and said he was embarrassed by his fellow lawmakers. “Arizona is the first state to pass a birther bill. We look pretty much backward,” Gallego said. “You might as well...
Has NATO Hit A Wall In Libya? : NPR →
Gadhafi’s military and paramilitary forces have adapted. They are no longer easy targets driving heavy armor openly down flat desert roadways in eastern Libya. They are concealing heavier weaponry in built-up, urban areas near civilians. And they are increasingly dressing in civilian garb and driving pickup trucks, SUVs and other nonmilitary vehicles to try to evade airstrikes. this has...
getting gangster with phonemes
Anna: how are you?
me: oh, you know
me: italy is a bit ridiculous
me: and while the logical thing to do would be to take a year to make as much money as legally possible (which, with my background, points to teaching abroad in asia somewhere)
me: what i actually want to do is move to san francisco which is even more painfully expensive than manhattan in areas
me: why don't i have a taste for roommates, or at least cheap towns?
Anna: because you're classy?
me: which, depending on the pronunciation you bring from your mother tongue, could so easily be pronounced crazy without even shifting any letters
Jessica Sutton Graphic Design - Daucus Carota -... →
y.e.s. means yes.
Pervert with fetish for cow manure is locked up |... →
Chubby, moustachioed Truscott was first caught at the Roth family farm near Redruth, Cornwall, in 2004, when he was discovered masturbating in a muck spreader. Because of his actions, the family cleaned the muck spreader to deter him. The court heard today that this had made him so angry that he set fire to a cattle pen containing a cow and her twin newborn calves. there are so many crazy,...