How is this legal? How can they seize my laptop or cell phone for any reason? A federal judge today upheld a President Barack Obama administration policy allowing authorities along the U.S. border to seize and search laptops, smartphones and other electronic devices for any reason. … Alarmingly, the government contends the Fourth-Amendment-Free Zone stretches […]
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A Speck in the Sea - Worth reading. And how big of a jerk would Jimmy Buffett have beef he had said "no, let's keep fishing?"
That was unexpected. I can't sing for crap.
I'm picking up what he's putting down.
I'd like to buy two sew-on patches each of the Pittsburgh Penguins, Pirates, and Steelers. Ideally they'd be about 4" x 4". What's the best place to buy them?
29 Dumb Things Finance People Say: 1. "They don't have any debt except for a mortgage and student loans." OK. And I'm vegan except for bacon-wrapped steak. 3. "Earnings missed estimates." No. Earnings don't miss estimates; estimates miss earnings. No one ever says "the weather missed estimates." They blame the weatherman for getting it wrong. […]
Major league baseball's schedule affects the lives of millions of Americans. For 25 years, the masterminds behind the massive undertaking were The Stephensons. A husband and wife duo working with a computer, a pencil and a great deal of cooperation. ESPN has a great video on the husband-wife team that have crafted MLB's schedule for […]
I hadn't ever thought about it, but apparently concussions are common in baseball among catchers (foul tips can be especially dangerous). In fact, concussions are causing arguably the best catcher in baseball to try out first base.
That's pretty nifty. And an effective way to get rid of ants, too. There's more at anthillart.com.
I'm posting that because it's pretty interesting, and the seatbelt is largely unchanged. I'm also posting that because I've seen a long thread on a forum somewhere in which a few people keep posting rants about how the government is tyrannical and should not be legislating seat belt use, and blah blah blah.
This video shows: Christmas Tree harvesting at Noble Mountain Christmas Tree Farm in Oregon. Pilot Dan Clark flying a Northwest Helicopters, LLC 206B3 Jetranger November of 2008. Oregon is the nation's biggest producer and exporter of Christmas trees, selling about 7.3 million trees a year, more than twice that of No. 2 North Carolina. The […]
2016 turns out to be an interesting year coming up, a kind of watershed for online and mobile gaming. Almost 80% of the gamers worldwide are playing as mobile customers. Mobile gaming, with its large surge of players in 2013, a surge that is expected to continue, will double its growth by 2016. What we […]