Thursday, June 23, 2011

Pottermore

Pottermore


There is a lot of "Harry Potter" is excited about these days, what is the release of the eighth and last film, "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2" a few weeks, and our own Harry Potter World Cup warm . And Thursday morning (June 23) in London, "Potter" creator JK Rowling made ​​an official announcement about the mysterious "More Potter" website he introduced last week.

The website is a free, online reading experience including, according to a press release, "a comprehensive, new material of the characters, places and objects beloved stories," and the digital options, where "the story to life with beautiful illustrations of the new jobs and an interactive" Moments "where you can navigate to it."

This is an exciting thing in the "Potter" fans, given the book has long been completed, and the last film hit theaters this summer. But at this point, not a Muggle who have not yet explored the site, we do not know exactly what Potter offers more. Here are five things we hope to see and play the fantastic Rowling's latest creation - now or in the future.

The Departed

The Departed


The fugitive, who inspired the Oscar-winning film The Departed, James "Whitey" Bulger, was arrested after 16 years on the run. Bulger - who played Jack Nicholson in the 2006 film - is facing a federal judge in Los Angeles Thursday to murder and conspiracy to commit murder, drug distribution, extortion and money laundering charges.

The 81 to 10 years old Most Wanted list of the FBI, a $ 2,000,000 bonus in connection with 19 murders. The FBI arrested him and his girlfriend, 60, Santa Monica apartment building Wednesday evening, The Princess Eugenia. The FBI is ramping up to follow you down after a public inquiry spokesman Steven Martinez told the Associated Press.

Bulger's girlfriend, Catherine Greig shelter fugitive may be entrusted to the court on Thursday. Bulger allegedly led the Boston Winter Hill Gang, the FBI, which was part of the "numerous murders in the 1970s to the 1980s in connection with his leadership of a criminal organization that allegedly controlled extortion, drug deals and other illegal activities."

Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Florence and the Machine

Florence and the Machine


Joke Machine Martinez performs Florence and the "Dog Days Are Over" to "The Voice", June 21, 2011. (CBS) last night, "The Voice" and the eight other performers sang the opportunities to perform in the finals next week. But before I could get under way in the semi-finals, Cee Lo Green and Adam Levine of two singers to work for the elk.

Green team for the first time, and the American voters have saved Martinez joke. Green decided to move to the semifinals Nakia, Curtis Thompson and Grimes sisters to send home. Then it was the Maroon 5 frontman of the line. Javier Colon, the audience votes, and Levine took Casey Weston to close, which meant, Jeff Jenkins and Devon Barley disappeared.

In a small business out of the way, the semi-finals began. Main Frenchie Davis is extradited Madonna "Like a Prayer" cover Javier Colon Coldplay "Fix You" and Dia Frampton version of the REM "Losing My Religion." The coaches were also on the implementation - Blake Shelton on the stage of "Honey Bee" and Levine conducted "move like Jagger" of Maroon 5, and Christina Aguilera.

Southwest Airlines

Southwest Airlines


Southwest Airlines says it suspended a pilot after his homophobic and misogynistic to an obscenity-filled rant in the cockpit, two Houston, CBS reports. The March 25 broadcast of a chance to show off Houston air traffic control frequencies, the flight does not cut off communication with the flight of the air, a movement that is also tied to the frequency of other flights in the region according to the second CBS.

CBS is unknown, the two pilots "can be heard talking to the co-pilot in the cockpit, expressing frustration, the airline was responsible for flight attendants so that it turns out to be not suitable for dating." "A steady stream of warm and your grandmother and Grandes," he heard the pilot in the cockpit at the Houston Center for air traffic control frequency. "Eleven (spare), over-the-top (spare) ass (spare) and the hot grandma," the pilot said, while complaining that so few flight attendants who have their standards.

Listen to audio (beep-heavy, but graphic), the pilot appeared to have ignored any persons to marry. Air traffic controllers tried to cancel the flight several times to show off, but the pilot seemed to be unaware of the experiment. According to CBS after two tape public, "Houston air traffic controllers first alerted the Federal Aviation Administration inspectors on March 25, 2011, around 13:30, and the supervisors sent the tape of the episode to act against a Southwest Airlines pilot."

John Galliano

John Galliano


John Galliano used to deal with them in the fashion world, an impressive collection. Today we face a different kind of person who can judge the ex-head of Christian Dior really throw in jail for allegedly hurling anti-Semitic insults were a couple in a cafe in Paris back in February.

The 50-year-old scheduler, which can, as creative director of fashion house after the incident, is facing a media frenzy, as the 17th Chamber of the Correctional Court of Paris. As his lawyer plan to the designer to represent a major pill popper and alcohol abuser.

Unlike the U.S., where roughly to decide what you want to offend some people will just start an apology tour, the actual anti-Semitism a crime in France. So when Galliano allegedly used racial and called a woman a "filthy Jew" and a friend of the "Asian eyes" because they were drinking cocktails on the patio next to a Parisian apartment, the police swiftly.

scarlet fever

scarlet fever


That's what Thomas Tsang, controller of Hong Kong Centre for health protection, said the outbreak of scarlet fever epidemic struck the region - killed a second child in Hong Kong - believed to be caused by a mutant strain of scarlet fever, which is resistant to antibiotics .

Certain features of the new strain likely to be infected, said Yuen Kwok-Yung, a professor of microbiology at the University of Hong Kong. He said the new strain resistant to antibiotics 60 percent, while 10-30 percent of the previous lines, he said. The 5-year-old boy who died of scarlet fever on Tuesday confirmed Wednesday. The 7-year-old girl who died in May was the first patient die of the disease in Hong Kong for at least a decade.

Hong Kong had 466 cases of scarlet fever reported so far this year, nearly double the full year. And the epidemic has spread to neighboring regions. Nearly 9,000 cases were reported in mainland China have doubled in recent averages, the Hong Kong Standard newspaper, citing health officials. Near Macau 49 cases, a jump of 16 in 2010, the Macao Daily Times.

Venus Williams

Venus Williams


Venus Williams, Rafael Nadal and Andy Roddick on Centre Court to play a top third Day in the 2011 Wimbledon Championships start Wednesday. Centre Court proceedings on five-time Wimbledon champion Venus Williams, when faced with Kimiko Date Krumm of Japan, in his second round match-ups to the U.S. strongly favored to win. Venus, who on Monday with a splash to the catwalk in a prominent fashion, meet sister Serena Williams in the final round.

Defending champion Rafael Nadal also gone against Ryan Sweeting of the United States in the second game of the day Centre Court. After you beat Michael Russell in the first round, Nadal will be looking to take another American and the first core has a clear advantage Sweeting, who comes from the grueling five-set battle in the first round.

The last day of the relevant Centre Court, # 8 seed Andy Roddick will compete against Romania's Victor Hanescu. The Romanian has promised his best behavior this year, after unsportsmanlike behavior last year, in which a group of spectators spitting, when asked in the first match is suspended due to bad light was collected and then retire to meet in the next game.

Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Takashi Murakami

Takashi Murakami


Popular searches on the Internet on Tuesday, "DTE" after DTE Energy (DTE_) pledged 500 million dollars for the Pure Michigan Business Connect initiative. The $ 3000000000 initiative to invest in the local Michigan businesses, including the millions of dollars in revenue for start-ups in the region. DTE plans to spend $ 500 million in goods and services suppliers, many of which are located in Detroit. DTE representatives said that the number of partners in Detroit, the company's business interests, many of which will help to expand their local DTE.

"Takashi Murakami" is another popular search engine, Google was honored by the Japanese artist, after using two of their creators, as the website logo on Tuesday to celebrate the summer solstice. Murakami made ​​by the creators of Google, in a cartoon style known as "Superflat," a picture of summer scene, the other is a winter scene. A Superflat art movement led by Murakami, which seeks the international art scene to introduce various kinds of Japanese artists.

"Virgin Airlines" is a hot trend after news that Virgin Australia will return to the air much faster than expected. On Tuesday, Virgin cut flights from Melbourne to Sydney after a volcanic ash cloud drifted to the Chilean South Australia. But the airline now expects to return to flight in the air on Wednesday.

Experian

Experian


Experian Credit Information Company of India Private Limited, the first approved CICRA credit bureau in India today Triggers ™, a unique notification service for the first time in Indian banks and NBFCs for fast and accurate information about the consumer credit lending institutions.

By providing automatic notifications about changes in the client's financial situation triggers Experian ™ to banks and NBFCs the immediate measures necessary to provide customers maximum 'revenue potential, minimize bad debt and maximum retention.

Triggers ™ marks the roll out more products and services in India Experian Customer Services Management Suite - which allows lenders to resolve the Indian customers even more insight into the rich database of consumer credit. Experian customer products used by many leading banks and NBFCs the world to client strategies across the organization growing customer value and revenue accounts to install, while reducing operational expenses, credit loss and customer churn.

Weird Al Yankovic

Weird Al Yankovic


He was not born that way. But Weird Al Yankovic was born in an egg, and the mean imitation of her Lady Gaga Born This Way This Way Run the video song, hot on the web at this time. "My mom told me when I issued: Act like a superstar, back support, and take a bubble dress, and one day will go." And he sings, "I am also a troll, or an evil queen, I will be one jelly bean 'cuz to me every day Halloween. "

Weird Al Yankovic from his insanely entertaining account of Lady Gaga, turn to hit, "Born This Way" in the "Implementation of This Way." The singer-comic pulls wigs and dresses as a series of Gaga, a music video parody funny clothes and sings: "It can be tiring Swiss cheese / can be covered by the bees / That's not to say I'm crazy / I'm on this way. "

What's good, what's hot, what is and what it is now. "Good Morning America" ​​anchor Lara Spencer track trends in lifestyle and take all day with the hottest entertainment news and pop culture Pop News Today Heat Index.

Roger Ebert

Roger Ebert


Jackass star Ryan Dunn hours and another passenger died in an early morning car accident in eastern Pennsylvania yesterday, and regular film critic Roger Ebert wrote the tweeter news of his death, a link to your local NBC News reports. A little later, followed by the "Friends do not let drinking and driving donkeys. "

Although the West Goshen police accident report made ​​no mention of alcohol caused the accident, Dunn was a picture posted on the Twitter account a few hours before the accident that left him and two friends were drinking at a local bar. Although the bar manager told CNN, "I do not seem that drunk when he left" no doubt that Dunn was driving.

Yet the beep before Ebert, Dunn the pejorative title, rubbed many the wrong way. A few hours later, Dunn fellow Jackass Bam Margera, tweeted, "I just lost my best friend, I cried the whole day in a hysterical piece of sh-Roger Ebert has the guts to put his two cents on a dick ... and driving one of his f-ha! Millions of people crying now, shut the f-has a fat mouth! "

winter solstice

winter solstice


The Tuesday of the summer solstice in the northern hemisphere. The painstaking research groups in the Antarctic, but this is the winter solstice, and oh, they are happy! It is fleeting, so get ready: the northern hemisphere summer solstice will come and go in the 01:16 Eastern Daylight Saving Time on Tuesday. From the perspective of the sun, marked the June solstice, when the northern "end" of the Earth's tilted axis reaches a maximum nodded in the direction of the Sun.

Perspective of the earth, the summer solstice, the highest position of the sun reaches the sky, so North Hemispherians the longest day of the year. In 13:17, the sun will be in effect said "enough", and slowly south, north and south in winter to summer.

Before the advent of Christianity in Northern Europe, the cultures celebrated the arrival of the June solstice because it was seen as one of the few times in the year when magic is strongest. These days, the June solstice is celebrated as the beginning of the summer, although tourist destinations like the Cape Cod Massachusett, Memorial Day often marks the beginning of the "Summer" in tourism.

Sunday, June 19, 2011

Bruce Springsteen

Bruce Springsteen


Bruce Springsteen tribute to his "good friend" to Clarence Clemons the legendary saxophonist passed away early Saturday on the 69th, the musician died of complications suffered a major stroke earlier this month. Clemons was a regular Springsteen and the E Street Band rocker fans of the "immense" he heard the sad news.

It says on its website: "He was my great friend, my partner. He loved the saxophone, loved the fans, and if everything every night on stage. His loss is immeasurable, and we are honored and grateful to know, and had the opportunity to come up with nearly forty years. "

After a successful solo career, Clemons has been a hit with the unusual addition to Springsteen on stage personality after joining the band in 1972, he enjoyed taking part in hits such as You my friend Jackson Browne, and toured with Ringo Starr. He even tried his hand at acting, appearing in The Wire, Diff'rent Strokes and the Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure genius.

Friday, June 17, 2011

Rebecca Black Friday

Rebecca Black Friday


This is a black Friday, and even for fans of Rebecca Black Friday. In his (in) famous video of the single Friday removed from YouTube due to legal wrangling over rights to the song. A classic case of girl-meets-record label, a subsidiary, the unexpected star and girl-fight-by record label, Black and his team are struggling Ark Music Factory on the right, the song that became a YouTube sensation , which accumulated 160000000 times. Ark began charging $ 2.99-per-view a clip of interviews with black and his lawyer gave a moving message on YouTube and get controversial.

The $ 2.99 price in the music video to watch, we do not know for sure that the Ark Music Factory are looking for even more profit in the Miss Black infamous song and video search, or even a bug in the system. But now that the music video from the Internet, let us rejoice (or cry, a few), and lose precious hours of oxygen in a parody of the song and watch movies instead of black and Rebecca.

Black Ark's parents paid $ 4,000 originally the song and video for the 13-year-old daughter. The reasons unknown to mankind, it was a demon squeaky jumper, or maybe the good old curiosity, treat, and you may decide that you want to pamper yourself with Rebecca Black "Friday" movie. Well, it looks like it would cost $ 2.99 for the full video on YouTube to rent, but the $ 2.99 rent and click the button does not work. The video disappeared from YouTube on 167000000 opinion and claims that Rebecca Black has pulled out of the map on the copyrights.

Pentagon

Pentagon


A source told CBS News that the man detained in the discovery of a suspicious vehicle outside the Pentagon Friday morning has been identified as a lance corporal in the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve. Lance Cpl. Yonathan Melaku told authorities during questioning Friday morning that he was carrying explosive materials, the source told CBS News investigative producer Pat Milton.

Former FBI Special Agent Brenda Heck, who heads the office of its anti-terrorism division of the Washington field office, told reporters that no explosive material was found in a backpack, the suspect took the time he was arrested. Ammonium nitrate is a chemical compound commonly used in fertilizers and explosives are used in the right concentration.

A law enforcement official spoke on condition, anonymity said officials found what appeared to be an unknown quantity of ammonium nitrate. The official, who was not entitled to the information, said nothing was found that would have allowed the explosion. The official said tests done in the matter and determine the exact concentration.

Wednesday, June 15, 2011

R Kelly

R Kelly


The song "Taxi Cab" R. Kelly's 2010 album, Love Letter, a 44-year R & B superstar roughly painted a picture of a memorable reign back. It sounds like a pop hit with the epic tone of the proper melodramatic delivery. This kind of song Michael Jackson would return to the top of the charts, he did not prematurely left this world.

"Taxi Cab" is actually a few moments with the Love Letter to consciously pay homage to the King of Pop. Kelly builds on the "Remember the Time" ad-lib, like shouting, "This is not Feelin 'Love' and he is like a bonus track tribute to his own version of "You Are Not Alone", a beautiful melody written by Jackson records in 1995. And Kelly is much more than a mimic of the following cases: he manages to MJ Gold, heart string pulling his voice.

Love Letter - an album that I first heard a few weeks ago and immediately regretted the 2,010 spectators at the end of the year lists - Kelly is confident in the realm of a few other legendary crooners. I damn near out-of Percy Sledge "When a woman loves," and newcomers Tues Michelle will help upgrade the Marvin / Tammi style duet "Love Is."

Robin Williams

Robin Williams


The fact that the 3D Redux by legendary Nintendo 64 game The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time is set to be released in North America this Sunday, which happened to Father's Day, apparently not escape Nintendo of America. The latest ad features the new re-skin classic actor / comedian Robin Williams and daughter Zelda, who in the name of the titular princess.

This gives a nice and funny like a exciting game. Yet, while I'm not quite ready for the Williams Award of the child's name geek stenosis frankly, I'm sure you received the "Best Beard" category all sewn up! Produced a moment of sweet nostalgia, Robin Williams, the daughter of Zelda video game iteration to be confused with a commercial 3D Ocarina of Time.

Well, this commercial quite addicted to Hook-loving audience. It remains to be seen what the players can think of the actual product (the original Ocarina of Time for Nintendo 64 has consistently ranked as one of the best games of all time.) The game is in the U.S. on June 19.

gallbladder

gallbladder


If you've ever offensive specialists in the human body, I voted in the gall bladder. This small, pear-shaped organ, is generally satisfied with sitting still, save the digestive bile, accumulate in the rocks, so the peace, but once it gets upset, it can lead the world, painful seizures to the patient exhausted, and absenteeism.

Bile produced by the liver contains a lot of cholesterol and soluble fluids needed for digestion. Sometimes these small particles in solid liquid irritant. The gallbladder reacts like a clam, turning the solid gallstones, you can sit for years without any problems. But if you eat too much rich food, alcohol or too much indulgence, or just too many stones in the gallbladder and the rebels, severe abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting and other unpleasant symptoms. Medication can help, and use the side-effects.

The best method of healing is a grumpy gallbladder surgically removed. Gallbladder surgery used to be a horrible, painful ordeal because of the large wound was necessary. Today, most gallbladder removed through laparascopic technique called "cholesystectomy" or "keyhole" surgery. Healing time is short, and the problem forever.

Extreme Couponing

Extreme Couponing


Extreme packaging papers in the first season finale aired Wednesday, 21:30 on TLC. The show is a hit network series in the collection of worn-out cellular renewal in the early second season. And it is true, over-the-top fashion, TLC is edited together the best moments in the dumpster diving, storage, cutting coupons, and so the objection of the season with a hilarious mash-up video. Enjoy!

The season finale focuses on the Long Island resident, Scott (who is a New York radio listeners will recognize the Z100 Scotty B), his wife Amy, who is preparing to give birth in about a month. And while the baby is enthusiastic about the idea of ​​cutting coupons for all your baby needs to send him overboard. Plus, Las Vegas, "Jen tells us that he uses coupons to home school their twins six years.

According to Sylvia, she and her husband started using coupons, three years ago, when the family's financial difficulties. Her husband lost his job, Jamie, and they had difficulty paying your bills. The couple agreed that they would not be able to afford a house in the accounts and other financial liabilities is reduced, so I decided to try to reduce the food budget, using coupons. After the start of the couponing experience.

Elizabeth Hurley

Elizabeth Hurley


British actress Elizabeth Hurley four years in the wedding of Indian businessman Arun Nayar Wednesday ended in divorce. The couple were given a decree NISI the London High Court by District Judge Penny Cushing.

The "Austin Powers" actress is married to Indian textile heir Sudely Castle, Gloucestershire, England, in March 2007 was a traditional Hindu wedding Umaid Bhawan Palace in Jodhpur, India.The ceremonies attended a number of celebrities including Sir Elton John.

Hurley, 46, dating Australian cricketer Shane Warne, 41, announced the marriage split in December 2010 on Twitter. This was the first marriage for the actress, who previously had a long-term relationship with actor Hugh Grant, and her husband had received attention in 1995 when he was caught in a Los Angeles prostitute. The two parts in 2000 after 13 years together, but remain friends.

Amber Portwood

Amber Portwood


Amber is Mom Portswood teen star in an Indiana health care facility after threatening suicide, the police confirmed to The Hollywood Reporter. "Late in the morning (11:34), Anderson police responded to a call from a residence in 1300 block of Pleasant Meadow Drive. According to the caller, 21-year-old Amber L. Portwood was depressed and threatens to end her life. The victim Which do not appear to be injured was transported to a local hospital for further evaluation, "said Detective Mitch Carroll in a statement.

The incident is regarded as a medical episode, and so no further comment will be held in the Anderson police, "he continued. When the police arrived, Portswood does not seem to hurt, but he ran the St. John's hospital for evaluation., TMZ.com reports the MTV rep (which was later teen mother), THR, said in a statement: "Our concept is that Amber is admitted to a local hospital, but we can not verify the reports that confirm distribution and wait for further details. thoughts with him, and we hope soon to hear more.

Portswood is a rough couple of months: December, was entrusted with two criminal counts of domestic battery, one count criminal neglect of a dependent and a felony count of domestic battery after deleting Gary Shirley before the two-year-old daughter, Leah.

Benjamin Millepied

Benjamin Millepied


Natalie Portman and her fiance Benjamin Mille Piedmont, in love and faith that all loving couples should be allowed to share the freedom to marry, without discrimination, "Evan Wolfson, the organization's president, said." Therefore, they are more than 100,000 people with the freedom to marry say 'I Do' open letter calling on the President to do the right thing and become part of most Americans in the marriage.

Natalie Portman was the last celebrity to be throwing weight behind gay marriage, joining the 100,000 people who work for freedom Biz "I Do" campaign is an open letter called on Barack Obama's support for marriage equality.

The freedom to marry the national campaign to win the wedding. We will continue working on the schedule Victory by several states free to marry, increasing the national majority, marriage, and in the end to win the federal marriage discrimination. We work with individuals and organizations throughout the country, to the exclusion of gay marriage and the protection, responsibilities, and commitment to the marriage to end.

Joss Stone

Joss Stone


Joss Stone says it's OK to do after police discovered a bizarre plot to abduct and murder against him on Tuesday. "I would like to thank everyone for the concern, but I'm absolutely fine, and more life than usual, while police investigations continue," the singer said in a statement.

Two men were arrested near the home of Devon sword, rope and a body bag after neighbors called police to suspicious activity. The police said they also found detailed maps and aerial photos of the former country house in the Stone. The time was not at home. "The police attended an address in [the village] Cullompton yesterday morning [Tuesday], after warning residents informed officers about a suspicious vehicle," officials said in a statement.

Officers attended the area 10 hours later and arrested the occupants of a red Fiat Punto. Detectives continue to investigate serious crime. "Reps for the star said," is aware of the arrests, "and that the police" keeping an updated developments.

Good Morning America

Good Morning America


Writing is something interesting going on in Google Trends: The trend is included in the top of the "Good Morning America", but the results are about the place and day. Can Google Trends is now the world really need the news that happened one day ago, and beyond? And what about Fran Drescher?

Without absolute proof, that the blogger will participate in a thought experiment. Suppose that Google Trends is indeed "reflects what keywords are looking every day." But in the everyday experience of Google Trends, it seems that what used to real-time sensitive, was chosen to back a little in some way.

I say this because recently Google Trends is a great barometer of what "hot" right now. But much of the past two months, it's reliability is questionable at best. But before we go any further, what about the actress Fran Drescher? Well, Fran Drescher Peter Marc Jacobson got a divorce, the producer of his new show called Happy apart. The show itself says their time together in a fictitious manner, which until the moment when he tells her on the show than in real life, that he was gay.


Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Michele Bachmann

Michele Bachmann


So early in the season, the presidential primary debate is essentially about winning the battle of the buzz. The crowded stage, your goal is to separate themselves in a way that the media attention and continue the conversation after the debate picks up. The Contender, which is the best way to Monday CNN debate in New Hampshire, Michele Bachmann, a Minnesota congressman, a special talent for gripping the viewer away. Compared with six male candidates, Bachmann appeared on a sincere and Scrappy. You may not agree with every word they say, but did not increase the courage of convictions.

Bachmann smooth as a presidential debater makes the fate of its rivals. Her ideological purity makes Mitt Romney look limp. Increase the vividness of his stultifying boredom of people from Minnesota Tim Pawlenty. A girl can do to reduce gumption Newt Gingrich and Ron Paul in the state of grumpy old man. Her social conservatism get the shame Rick Santorum - Santorum Bachmann also trump the child as many weeks, over 23 foster children on his own. Herman Cain is only a simple and conversational speech, but politically it seems, is not yet ready for prime time for God's sake, the man who speaks of "Chile".

Bachmann performance mechanics to master. He knows how to make her message to the sound bites, and rarely shrink from the issue on the table. Unlike some other stuffed shirts on stage, it looks like a real person. This is a political skill that not be underestimated.

Flag Day

Flag Day


A few weeks ago, the Louisiana State University, a small group of students tried to wake you to burn an American flag to protest what order or other appropriate that believed in the symbolic destruction of their homeland. Before you had to go, but the protest was interrupted by other students, who questioned them. To get around the crowd hit about the future flag burners, also the sad spectacle of a failed demonstration. The crowd shouted "USA, USA, USA, USA" and some threw water balloons, the protesters were led away to their own safety, the security officers.

This argument is a piece of clothing found something important for the American flag, this is an idea that most students in the LSU, or even most Americans across the country, not like burnt and destroyed, symbolically or otherwise. Today is Flag Day, and therefore a good time to reflect on the symbolism of the flag.

This day in 1777, amid a desperate struggle for American independence, the delegates to the Second Continental Congress in Philadelphia, the "Stars and Stripes, the official flag of the emerging American nation. Resolution adopted by the White purity and innocence means the land and Valor Red and blue, vigilance, perseverance and justice. "These colors are organized on 13 alternating red and white stripes and 13 white stars on a blue field, symbolizing the unity of the 13 colonies and the American people struggle for their inalienable rights.

Monday, June 13, 2011

social security disability

social security disability


My article about social security was reprinted in several newspapers across the country, including the Austin Statesman, the Palm Beach Post and others, and continues to attract all the answers. The last time I saw a comment by an actuary - that is, people who are more likely to know how the system works over time. The name Dreighton Rosier, and he is a retired pension actuary for 40 years of experience. Rosier, who lives in Greensboro, NC, is writing his own, not every organization. Here are the most important part of the letter.

Social security number of my article was reprinted in newspapers across the country, including the Austin Statesman, the Palm Beach Post and others, and continues to attract all the answers. The last time I saw a comment by an actuary - that is, people are more likely to know how the system works over time. The name Dreighton Rosier, and he retired from 40 years of pension actuarial experience. Rosier, who lives in Greensboro, NC, the writing itself, not every organization. Here are the most important part of the letter.

In view of the enthusiasm of the public social security to feed, political leaders and writers spoke it as an investment, without disclosing that it is not an investment in the economic sense. I have a lively discussion of the financial professionals who do not understand that there is a time when production will more or less valuable than what they wear over their life. These crows are coming home to roost.

Fathers Day gifts

Fathers Day gifts


It's coming. Father's Day. Jun 19 people. I think my dad, aka Colonel. He is a gardener. His fourth Hoes I have a favorite pair of gloves. He knows their way around blindfolded Lowe's ... and a local nursery owner asks him to gardening tips. Sounds like a father, a husband, a man in your life, green thumb?

Every holiday or birthday, I know it does not matter, the colonel garden gadget or two. But what? When I was hunting this year Father's Day gift, I thought it over, the findings.

Father's Day June 18, only a few days later! Which means there is still time to get something for mom and the kids do anything to help her husband. We collected a pair of something for everyone's favorite here, a few deals, and a few indulgences.

Gene Simmons Family Jewels

Gene Simmons Family Jewels


Gene Simmons, Shannon Tweed's old love affair on the rocks? It looks safe, so that if you believe what he said, what is surely one of the annoying (or clumsy narrator?) segments on "The Today Show History" on Monday. The couple's 28 years old, which show continuous "Gene Simmons Family Jewels" on A & E show on Tuesday, traded jabs on alleged infidelity Simmons, Tweed told Hoda Kotb and Kathie Lee Gifford hosts the relationship "a lot of very loose."

"The last two [years of combined] was a bitch, " Tweed said. Simmons and Tweed have lived together since 1985, and their two children - Nicholas and Sophie. Tweed suggested that the couple took their children for nearly three decades as well. "The kids at school, they're cooked," Tweed said. "We held together, until they reach university."

Gene Simmons is in deep trouble when you're a family gathering on the seventh season opener "Gene Simmons Family Jewels" (A & E 10) lacks, Shannon is pissed off. 3. season of "Hawthorne" (TNT 10) Christina and Tom will start the wedding day, but things quickly go wrong, you are attacked, while hospitalized, and later, Candy goes to work. The secretary of the Syrian Embassy in Paris, hot goods "secret affairs" (U.S. 10), Annie and another agent tries an instrument in their work.

GoDaddy

GoDaddy


It appears that the domain name and web hosting supergiant GoDaddy.com, perhaps best known for its racy Super Bowl ads and commercial spokesman, Nascar driver Danica Patrick - the server problems today. Twitter users have reported the approach to the GoDaddy.com and other problems, which many customers use it as a primary access point to your hosting and domain accounts. Tweets problems accessing the site began to appear around 3 pm Pacific.

At present, around 5:00 PT, GoDaddy.com forwarded to the mobile version of the page. Just after 5 hours, the company began tweeting this response to our customers. "We're working on it .... Thank you for your patience. Godaddymobile.com we are now under control. You can manage most things are." CNET remains one eye on GoDaddy and will update once we hear more about the company.

GoDaddy hosting outfit says it begins to sell domain names ending in XXX sites for adults only, because the pressure of its users. "Many of our customers have spoken ... and the need for a new domain name at issue both -. and extension in order to protect the brand and the new names to GoDaddy What is the customer? " What do you want! "

Pentagon Papers

Pentagon Papers


Four decades after the New York Times published the Pentagon Papers, supporters of Army Pfc. Bradley Manning, parallels to the motives that drove Daniel Ellsberg of the Pentagon Papers to publish the alleged transfer of secret government documents on the website Wikileaks, which they released simultaneously in several newspapers Manning.

Indeed, the Pentagon Papers, published 40 years ago this day, were higher than those of any classified intelligence materials published by Wikileaks by Bradley Manning Support Network. President Obama said that "Ellsberg was made ​​of a different basis" than it was in the Wikileaks notes. "That's right," Mr. Ellsberg said. "Mine was top secret."

After the Pentagon Papers leak, which is a record for the intention of the government to the American public of U.S. involvement in Southeast Asia created mislead, Ellsberg was charged with 12 federal criminal counts and faces a possible 115 years in prison. Ellsberg eventually dismissed all charges in court, arguing that the court "for all" of government conduct that "contrary to the sense of justice. "

Corpus Christi

Corpus Christi


A man who fired a gun into the crowd after the clear failure Sunday outside a downtown bar, was arrested moments later, the Corpus Christi police. Officers located outside downtown nightclub said they heard several shots about 2 hours and I was told that the witnesses who attended silver Ford Mustang. Moments later, police found four men inside the vehicle. Onecimo Cruz III, told the police involved in an altercation outside the bar and Lawrence North Mesquite Street, when he made his gun to scare people. The police said they found the gun in the Mustang.

Cruz, 22, a former Nueces County Jail on Monday, a total of $ 25,000 bond will be held in suspicion of deadly conduct discharge of firearms, weapons and discharge firearms in certain municipalities. Corpus Christi Hooks' JD Martinez, right, is expelled from the second mission in San Antonio "Anthony Contreras in Texas League baseball game, Sunday, June 12, 2011, San Antonio.

An errant pickoff attempt two outs in the bottom of the Corpus Christi Calallen 10th inning allowed the winning goal starts at third base in a 6-5 victory to record Friday in a Class 4A state semifinal game in Round Rock Dell Diamond .

University of Phoenix

University of Phoenix


University of Phoenix, the nation's largest private university, has announced the appointment of Dr. Mary Sortino Director of Academic Affairs, University of Delaware campus. In his new role, Sortino is responsible for recruiting and managing staff, which is the academic calendar and program management in the pupils'questions.

Mary brings a wealth of experience in the management of higher education that the new campus, "said Tim Gilrain, campus director of Phoenix University of Delaware."We are delighted to welcome him, and I'm sure he will be a huge asset and advocate for students and teachers.

Before joining the University of Phoenix, Sortino served as chairman of the department of humanities and social sciences for Delaware Technical and Community College Terry Campus. With over a decade of experience in higher education administration, Sortino began her career as an assistant program director of the Center for Adult Education Wesley College New Castle, and served as dean of the graduate and professional studies at Rosemont College in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

San Antonio

San Antonio


For anyone handicapping this month in the Miss Texas procession, please note that San Antonio is the best chance of sending three students, thanks to a court battle two crowns are right on the San Antonio Express-News reports. Dominique Ramirez, 17, originally won the title, but the officials took back the march of the alleged lack of discipline, apparently involving his public appearance schedule and weight. They gave me the crown, but the runner-up Ashley Dixon, 21.

The debate drew international attention after the election of the Chair, Linda Woods, said in a radio interview, Ramirez said that during a bikini photo shoot to "get off the taco," the newspaper.

Officials there and in the future once a runner-up title of Miss Dixon, Bexar County, which gave him the right to compete in the state pageant. Students are not always present in a particular city. The website of Miss Texas, for example, the notes of a ticket, which is the title of Miss Trinity River.

War Horse

War Horse


The Broadway Theater at the National War Horse, World War, the moving story of a boy and his horse farm, where human actors and pop regularly leaves the audience drenched in tears, has scooped the best games - and four other awards - a Tony this year Awards in New York.

Laurels were another very British production, Jerusalem, Jez Butterworth, first seen in the anarchist Arcadian fantasy that the royal court, where the Stars won best actor, Mark Rylance. Rylance an extraordinary performance as the charming, dangerous, drug trafficking and story of the Rooster Byron was the talk of Broadway - and his performance on the Tonys ceremony on Sunday night match.

Unlike astral projection, flying, walking on the walls of a full terrestrial craft related, but much more interesting than the tile, or driftwood lamps, "he recited the words of Jenkins' walk the wall." The worst thing about fences, perhaps this is the molecular structure of the alloy, or only the quantity of the fence, I do not know, but I lost my hat and my coat torn in the fence a lot.

Dallas Morning News

Dallas Morning News


If on the morning of May 31, after the $ 100 from the Dallas Mavericks to the NBA Finals winner, he would return to $ 1,800 from the Vegas Bookmakers collecting today. The Mavericks had a 18-1 afterthought for the start of the NBA Finals, the red carpet, in the course of the Miami Heat would come to accept the crown. The assumption was that a team composed of mostly 30-year-olds was not a flash of anger or to overcome the superstar triumvirate together in Miami 10 months ago, when LeBron James and Dwyane Wade, Chris Bosh has joined the South Beach.

But on Sunday, James and Wade as a candidate for the Mavericks won their first title in franchise history. The screen is a commitment to teamwork, an example of the power of a collective body larger than the power of a body. Below is a collection of pieces from around the country to reflect on Dallas' six-game victory.

Brandon George, Dallas Morning News: Mark Cuban bought the Mavericks in a dream 11 years ago, so the championship in Dallas, to the point of a historically successful franchises. Cuban Mavericks built a winner, one of the most consistent team in the league. And on Sunday, finally delivered in the championship. "Not one guy on our roster, which is not significantly challenged one reason or another. And the fact that they were able to contract, I mean, I just [trailer], we are proud of them," said the Cuban reporters.