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  1. Dickey’s Barbecue Pit Pursues Expansion Throughout New England

    Restaurantnews.com - Food 01.17 / 19:03 restaurantnews.com
    Dickey’s currently has locations in 45 states and looks to continue expansion in the Northeast Dallas, TX  (RestaurantNews.com)  Dickey’s Barbecue Pit began as a single barbecue joint in Dallas, TX in 1941 and has since become the nation’s largest barbecue chain with almost 600 locations nationwide. With new locations being built throughout New England, there [……
  2. Celebrate Video

    Blogs.ntm.org - Religion 01.17 / 19:02 blogs.ntm.org
    We created this video for a leadership conference last year. Now we are releasing it to you to celebrate…
  3. Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara to curate 2018 Venice Biennale

    The Board of the Venice Architecture Biennale appointed Grafton Architects co-founders Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara yesterday as the curators of the 16th International Architecture Exhibition, which will take place May 26 to November 25 in 2018. UTEC campus in Lima, designed by Grafton Architects. The Venice Biennale is familiar ground to Farrell and McNamara, who … Continue reading "Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara to curate 2018 Venice…
  4. Police identify man found dead behind Anaheim industrial park

    OrangeCounty-Crime 01.17 / 18:58 ocregister.com
    ANAHEIM – Police on Tuesday identified a man who was found dead in an industrial park Monday as Brian Mendez, 26, of Santa Ana. “Mendez suffered at least one gunshot wound, and the case is believed to be gang-related,” said Sgt. Daron Wyatt…
  5. OutDaughtered — Danielle Busby Crushes Sit-Ups While Warming Milk Cups

    2paragraphs.com - Culture 01.17 / 18:50 2paragraphs.com
    On the OutDaughtered episode ‘The Quints Take Manhattan,’ the whole Busby family (2 adults, one 5-year-old and the quint babies) leave Texas to travel to New York for a live TV appearance. Parents Adam and Danielle get asked a lot of questions like how many diapers do you change a day (60) and when do you […
  6. A standing ovation in Kyiv for “Okradena Zemlya”

    Ukrweekly.com - Arts&Culture 01.17 / 18:49 ukrweekly.com
    KYIV – The feature documentary film “Okradena Zemlya” premiered in Kyiv at “Ukrayinskyi Dim” (Ukraine House) on the Khreshchatyk on November 25 to a standing ovation.  The showing was organized by the Memorial to the Victims of Holodomor National Museum with the Ukrainian Institute of National Memory, as part of the worldwide Holodomor commemorations. Official […]…
  7. West Meets East

    News.ucsb.edu - Arts 01.17 / 18:49 news.ucsb.edu
    Frances Ya-Chu Cowhig is introducing China’s Guan Hanqing to William Shakespeare. This is a neat trick, given that the two playwrights are separated by more than 300 years and 5,000 miles. Cowhig, an assistant professor in UC Santa Barbara’s Department of Theater and Dance, has adapted Guan’s 13th…
  8. Jan. 18: Sports research series begins

    News.wsu.edu - Education 01.17 / 18:48 news.wsu.edu
    By C. Brandon Chapman, College of Education PULLMAN, Wash. – The political ramifications of international sports require that we think of them not just as competitions, but also as a legitimate political institution, according to Scott Jedlicka, assistant professor in sport management at Washington State University. For example, “a recently declassified U.S. intelligence report suggests that, among other things, Russian interference in the presidential election was retaliation for last sum…
  1. Police identify man found dead behind Anaheim industrial park

    OrangeCounty-Crime 01.17 / 18:58 ocregister.com
    ANAHEIM – Police on Tuesday identified a man who was found dead in an industrial park Monday as Brian Mendez, 26, of Santa Ana. “Mendez suffered at least one gunshot wound, and the case is believed to be gang-related,” said Sgt. Daron Wyatt…
  2. Prince George’s officer pleads guilty to snapping upskirt photos

    Some images were taken while he was on duty conducting traffic stops, prosecutors…
  3. Supreme Court case sets the stage for future officials’ accountability

    Will people be able to sue top U.S. government officials for constitutional…
  4. Man accused of fleeing courtroom found, arrested

    Wcpo.com - Crime 01.17 / 18:34 wcpo.com
    Joshua Kash’s escape from the law might not have been elegant, but it was effective -- for a w…
  5. Dismembered body found at garbage transfer station

    NYPost-Crime 01.17 / 18:21 nypost.com
    A waste transfer worker discovered a woman’s dismembered body parts early Tuesday in the Bronx, authorities said. A torso and a leg with no foot — were discovered in a pile of trash at the Metropolitan Transfer Station on Halleck Street in Hunts Point at around 4:40 a.m. The remains have not been identified,…
  6. Mom who killed daughter gets 40 years in prison

    Nydailynews.com -Crime 01.17 / 17:57 www.nydailynews.com
    Adriene Williams, 27, of Wilkinsburg, rejected a plea bargain that would have sent her to prison for 15 to 30…
  7. Rolls Royce to Pay $810 Million to Get Prosecutions Deferred in Bribery Case

    Rolls Royce will pay $810 million and get a deferred prosecution agreements from the UK Serious Fraud Office and the U.S. Justice Department to settle allegations into bribery and corruption. In the UK, an indictment, which has been suspended for the term of the agreement, covers twelve counts of conspiracy to corrupt, false accounting and […] The post Rolls Royce to Pay $810 Million to Get Prosecutions Deferred in Bribery Case appeared first on Corporate Crime…
  8. Burglary: Power Tools Stolen From Parks Dept

    Bernews.com - Crime 01.17 / 17:47 bernews.com
    The police are advising the public to be wary of anyone attempting to sell outdoor power tools following a burglary at the Department of Parks facility in the Botanical Gardens over the weekend in which a number of power tools were stolen.A police spokesperson said, “Around 9.00am on Monday, January 16th police received a report of a burglary at the Department of Parks facility in the Botanical Gardens.“It appears that sometime during the weekend an unknown culprit gained entry…
  1. COGENT scientists uncover genes responsible for cognitive ability

    News-medical.net -Health 01.17 / 18:34 www.news-medical.net
    An international team of scientists, led by Todd Lencz, PhD, professor at The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research at Northwell Health and Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine, have unlocked some of the genes responsible for cognitive…
  2. How should you choose a medical specialty?

    Kevinmd.com -Health 01.17 / 18:34 www.kevinmd.com
    Many people know that an important part of medical school is choosing a specialty — the field of medicine that you plan to practice for the rest of your career. However, fewer people know just how many different factors weigh on this decision. As my classmates and I navigate through third year, I thought I […
  3. Sky-High Prices For Orphan Drugs Slam American Families And Insurers

    Kaiserhealthnews.org - Health 01.17 / 18:31 kaiserhealthnews.org
    Orphan drugs for rare diseases have helped or saved hundreds of thousands of patients like 2-year-old Luke Whitbeck, but families and insurers are picking up the astronomical…
  4. Researchers discover a protein that protects against fatty liver, the most common hepatic disease in Western countries

    ScienceDaily - Health 01.17 / 18:30 sciencedaily.com
    A team of scientists has revealed the capacity of the CPEB4 protein to prevent fatty liver disease. …
  5. The Limits of Sugar Guidelines

    Is there a danger in governments offering too-specific advice on sugar…
  6. Report: Nearly 30 percent of New Mexico kids live in poverty

    WashingtonTimes-Health 01.17 / 17:44 washingtontimes.com
    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) - More New Mexico children now have health insurance and fewer teens are abusing alcohol and drugs, but there has been little improvement when it comes to measuring the economic well-being of families. The Albuquerque-based advocacy group New Mexico Voices for Children released its annual Kids…
  7. Czech boars still radioactive 31 years after Chernobyl

    Federalnewsradio.com - Health 01.17 / 16:55 federalnewsradio.com
    An agency in the Czech Republic says about a half of all wild boars in the country's southwest are radioactive and considered unsafe for consumption due to the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear disaster The post Czech boars still radioactive 31 years after Chernobyl appeared first on…
  8. Legislative panel recommends changes to mental health care

    WashingtonTimes-Health 01.17 / 16:32 washingtontimes.com
    SEATTLE (AP) - A bipartisan legislative committee has sent a list of recommendations to the governor for improving Washington state's struggling mental health care system. The eight-member Select Committee on Quality in State Hospitals told Gov. Jay Inslee that the state needs to do more to ensure patients get the…
  1. Jan. 18: Sports research series begins

    News.wsu.edu - Education 01.17 / 18:48 news.wsu.edu
    By C. Brandon Chapman, College of Education PULLMAN, Wash. – The political ramifications of international sports require that we think of them not just as competitions, but also as a legitimate political institution, according to Scott Jedlicka, assistant professor in sport management at Washington State University. For example, “a recently declassified U.S. intelligence report suggests that, among other things, Russian interference in the presidential election was retaliation for last sum…
  2. Team effort leads to blowout victory

    After an action packed week for Mountaineer basketball, in which App State picked up their first conference win with a last second layup against Texas State and head coach Angel Elderkin received the Pat Summitt Most Courageous Award, the Mountaineers (7-7, Sun Belt 2-1) were able to use the momentum to cruise to a 76-50 win over conference foe Arkansas State (3-12, Sun Belt 1-2). Featuring nine first quarter lead changes, Appalachian State made an 11-0 run, and brought a seven point 40-33…
  3. Kansas Day 2017 at Kauffman Museum to head down the Chisholm Trail

    Bethelks.edu - Education & Family 01.17 / 17:55 bethelks.edu
    NORTH NEWTON, KAN. – In honor of the 150th anniversary of the Chisholm Trail, cowboys, horses and longhorn cattle will be recurring motifs in Kauffman Museum’s annual Kansas Day celebration.The event starts at 11 a.m. Jan. 28 in Krehbiel Auditorium in Luyken Fine Arts Center on the Bethel College campus, with a program by Jim Gray, executive director of the National Drovers Hall of Fame in Ellsworth.The title of this Kansas Humanities Council Speakers Bureau presentation is “Head ’Em Up & M…
  4. New Security Cameras Protect Utah School

    The new surveillance system not only improves security but also helps with student…
  5. Clarksville’s NAACP chapter hosts annual Civil Rights March in honor of Martin Luther King Jr.

    Theallstate.org - Education 01.17 / 17:35 theallstate.org
    Martin Luther King Jr. would have been 88 years old on Monday, Jan. 16; however, in 1968 he was killed by an assassin. In response to this tragedy a holiday was established to celebrate King’s birthday. To celebrate the holiday, the Clarksville branch of the NAACP holds a commemorative march every year. The march represents …
  6. Free museums day in SoCal: Where and when to go

    Dailypilot.com - Education & Family 01.17 / 17:17 dailypilot.com
    Dozens of museums in Southern California have teamed up to offer free admission during the 12th annual Museums Free-for-All day. The event, on Jan. 29, raises awareness about the wealth of museums in the area, including those that highlight art, science, natural history and cultural heritage.…
  7. Area Teen Coming Up With Ridiculously Complicated Backstory For Ensemble Role In High School Play

    Thenoser.com - Education 01.17 / 16:58 thenoser.com
    To tap into her role as an unnamed member of The Sharks in this year’s production of West Side Story, sources report that Cranston High School sophomore, Caroline Martin, has been constructing a ludicrously complicated backstory for her c…
  8. Colorado medical students defend physicians' right to recommend marijuana

    Eurekalert.org - Education & Family 01.17 / 16:56 eurekalert.org
    (Springer) In the first study of its kind, University of Colorado School of Medicine students expressed support for the legal use of marijuana, including for physical and mental health reasons. They also believe more research is needed to ascertain what risk could be involved in using the drug. These were some of the findings of a study led by Michael Chan, a recent graduate of the CU Anschutz Medical…
  1. Dickey’s Barbecue Pit Pursues Expansion Throughout New England

    Restaurantnews.com - Food 01.17 / 19:03 restaurantnews.com
    Dickey’s currently has locations in 45 states and looks to continue expansion in the Northeast Dallas, TX  (RestaurantNews.com)  Dickey’s Barbecue Pit began as a single barbecue joint in Dallas, TX in 1941 and has since become the nation’s largest barbecue chain with almost 600 locations nationwide. With new locations being built throughout New England, there [……
  2. First Watch Restaurants, Inc. Presents Impressive 2016 Year-End Results at 2017 ICR Conference in Orlando, FL

    Restaurantnews.com - Food 01.17 / 18:26 restaurantnews.com
    University Park, FL  (RestaurantNews.com)  Building upon its impressive 33-year history, First Watch Restaurants, Inc., the leading operator of Breakfast, Brunch and Lunch restaurants in the U.S., announced that 2016 was a standout year for the company.  CEO Ken Pendery and President Chris Tomasso shared highlights from the year with attendees at the 2017 ICR Conference [&…
  3. Restaurant Revolution Technologies Goes ‘Beyond Takeout’ in a Landmark 2016 Year

    Restaurantnews.com - Food 01.17 / 18:26 restaurantnews.com
    Collection of technology advancements, call center virtualization and portfolio of new clients position the San Diego-based technology and services company “Beyond Takeout” as it continues to substantiate itself within the restaurant industry. San Diego, CA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Restaurant Revolution Technologies, Inc. (RRT), a leading provider of order management, call center and technology solutions for restaurants helping [R…
  4. Absolut Launches Absolut Lime as Latest Addition to the Brand’s Flavor Portfolio

    Bevnet.com - Food 01.17 / 16:48 bevnet.com
    Absolut officially unveiled Absolut Lime as the newest, most refreshingly versatile addition to round out the iconic Absolut citrus portfolio, joining Absolut Citron and Absolut Mandrin – the No. 1 selling lemon and orange-flavored vodkas in the U…
  5. 42BELOW Vodka Launches ‘Recycled Cocktail Lemons Eco Soap’

    Bevnet.com - Food 01.17 / 16:11 bevnet.com
    42BELOW vodka has launched its own kiwi planet-saving initiative and are introducing ‘42BELOW Recycled Cocktail Lemons Eco Soap.’ The world’s first soap made from recycled cocktail lemon…
  6. Seven Reasons for Fish Fans to Love the Season

    Sagharboronline.com - Food 01.17 / 15:36 sagharboronline.com
    If you’re a seafood lover, you’ll be pleased to know that Page restaurant in Sag Harbor will host “Festa dei sette Pesci” or “Feast of the Seven Fishes." The post Seven Reasons for Fish Fans to Love the Season appeared first on The Sag Harbor Express…
  7. Viachem Receives Patent for Coffee SavR Flavor Preserver

    Bevnet.com - Food 01.17 / 15:35 bevnet.com
    Viachem LLC has received a patent (#9,480,268) for its new product, Coffee SavR. Coffee SavR keeps coffee fresh tasting for longer than 90 minutes, even when kept on a burner or in a heated…
  8. New restaurant dishes up Southern comfort in South Austin hot spot

    Austin.culturemap.com - Food 01.17 / 15:34 austin.culturemap.com
    The folks behind J. Black's Feel Good Lounge are branching out with a comforting new spin-off. Parent hospitality firm, Manera Restaurant Group, promises "nostalgic Texas ambiance and comfort food" with the opening of TLC at the Lamar Union (near Alamo Drafthouse) in March. "This come-as-you-are indoor and outdoor space will feature counter service and community tables with games that will tire out the kiddos and keep the adults clamoring for more," Nicole Heger, marketing…
  1. Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara to curate 2018 Venice Biennale

    The Board of the Venice Architecture Biennale appointed Grafton Architects co-founders Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara yesterday as the curators of the 16th International Architecture Exhibition, which will take place May 26 to November 25 in 2018. UTEC campus in Lima, designed by Grafton Architects. The Venice Biennale is familiar ground to Farrell and McNamara, who … Continue reading "Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara to curate 2018 Venice…
  2. OutDaughtered — Danielle Busby Crushes Sit-Ups While Warming Milk Cups

    2paragraphs.com - Culture 01.17 / 18:50 2paragraphs.com
    On the OutDaughtered episode ‘The Quints Take Manhattan,’ the whole Busby family (2 adults, one 5-year-old and the quint babies) leave Texas to travel to New York for a live TV appearance. Parents Adam and Danielle get asked a lot of questions like how many diapers do you change a day (60) and when do you […
  3. A standing ovation in Kyiv for “Okradena Zemlya”

    Ukrweekly.com - Arts&Culture 01.17 / 18:49 ukrweekly.com
    KYIV – The feature documentary film “Okradena Zemlya” premiered in Kyiv at “Ukrayinskyi Dim” (Ukraine House) on the Khreshchatyk on November 25 to a standing ovation.  The showing was organized by the Memorial to the Victims of Holodomor National Museum with the Ukrainian Institute of National Memory, as part of the worldwide Holodomor commemorations. Official […]…
  4. West Meets East

    News.ucsb.edu - Arts 01.17 / 18:49 news.ucsb.edu
    Frances Ya-Chu Cowhig is introducing China’s Guan Hanqing to William Shakespeare. This is a neat trick, given that the two playwrights are separated by more than 300 years and 5,000 miles. Cowhig, an assistant professor in UC Santa Barbara’s Department of Theater and Dance, has adapted Guan’s 13th…
  5. Last Chance: Hans-Peter Feldmann at Galerie Des Galeries, Paris

    Sea.blouinartinfo.com - Arts&Culture 01.17 / 18:27 sea.blouinartinfo.com
    The ongoing exhibition of works by German artist Hans-Peter Feldmann at Galerie Des Galeries in Paris ends soon on January 21, 2017. It's your last opportunity to view the recent works of one of the world’s seminal contemporary artists.Known for his deeply sensory and intensely personal works, Feldmann, 75, has been shown at the world's most prestigious venues, including the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York.In all his works, the artist relies heavily on imagery to comment on human l…
  6. Maria Balshaw Officially Named New Director of Tate

    Sea.blouinartinfo.com - Arts&Culture 01.17 / 17:51 sea.blouinartinfo.com
    Tate has officially announced Maria Balshaw as its new Director following weeks of speculation.  Currently Director of the Whitworth (University of Manchester) and Manchester City Galleries, and Director of Culture for Manchester City Council, Balshaw will take up her new post on 1 June 2017, becoming the first woman to be appointed to the role.With the appointment by the gallery’s Board of Trustees having been approved by the Prime Minister, The Rt Hon Theresa May MP, Balshaw will be …
  7. The Curve completes in the Heart of Slough

    A dynamic team of architects, designers and consultants are celebrating the completion of the £22m cultural hub project, The Curve, located in the centre of Slough, Berkshire, UK. The Curve is the flagship public building and the key community amenity in the on-going regeneration of Slough’s town centre, where over £45m of public investment has already been … Continue reading "The Curve completes in the Heart of…
  8. 9 Canadian films on the Sundance festival slate

    Cbc.ca - Arts&Culture 01.17 / 17:30 www.cbc.ca
    Now heading into its 33rd year, Robert Redford's Sundance Festival showcases independent film and has developed a reputation for highlighting breakout movies that go on to bigger things. This year, nine Canadian works are on the slate, with three from indigenous…
  1. Rutland film on racism has yet to receive local showing

    Vtdigger.org - People 01.17 / 01:05 vtdigger.org
    Even in the month of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the maker of “Divided by Diversity” can’t find a city location willing to screen it. The post Rutland film on racism has yet to receive local showing appeared first on VTDig…
  2. Virginia Bill Would End State Management Role in Obamacare Insurance Exchange

    RICHMOND, Va. (Jan. 16, 2017) – A bill introduced in the Virginia House would end the state’s cooperation in the management of the federal insurance exchange in Virginia. This would take an important first step toward withdrawing the state from implementing the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Del. Kathy J. Byron (R-Forest) introduced House Bill 210…
  3. Kent County community working to keep King legacy, black history alive

    Delawarestatenews.net - People 01.15 / 02:35 delawarestatenews.net
    DOVER — The challenge is to keep the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King’s inspirational dream from fading. That challenge gets a little more difficult with every year that passes since Dr. King was killed by an assassin’s bullet on April 4, 1968, in Memphis, Tennessee. There are hundreds of people who are determined to keep [R…
  4. Rediscovering The Tenth Amendment?

    It is not often the Tenth Amendment gets mention during a legislative committee meeting. Even less often is it referred to accurately or in a positive way. So, I was pleasantly surprised to see this occur at a Washington House Education Committee meeting discussing the role of the federal government in education during a…
  1. Celebrate Video

    Blogs.ntm.org - Religion 01.17 / 19:02 blogs.ntm.org
    We created this video for a leadership conference last year. Now we are releasing it to you to celebrate…
  2. Bishop McGrath Visits Saint Lucy School

    Tvc.dsj.org - Religion 01.17 / 18:41 tvc.dsj.org
    Saint Lucy School students and faculty were thrilled to welcome Bishop Patrick J. McGrath to campus in December, to help celebrate the Feast day of their patron saint. The students loved meeting him, and he spent time in each classroom answering the children’s questions. They were so curious! Here are a few of their questions: […
  3. Nintendo Switch news: Only 5 games are confirmed to come with the hybrid console upon launch

    Christiantimes.com - Religion 01.17 / 18:15 christiantimes.com
    The curtains finally have been drawn back for the Nintendo Switch during Nintendo's specially hosted event for its newest console. So far, the hybrid gaming device has drawn interest in the gaming community but a lingering doubt regarding the gadget's content continues to…
  4. Learn All of Yerushalmi Brachos Now

    Ou.org - Religion 01.17 / 18:09 ou.org
    Rabbi Jack Abramowitz Since September of 2012, Rabbi Yosef Grossman has diligently pored over tractate Brachos in the Talmud Yerushalmi page by page, recording a shiur on every daf. Now, after four and a quarter years, the tractate has been concluded and the entirety of the work is available for those who wish to study Yerushalmi Brachos at…
  5. The Line Between Trust and Neglect

    Tvc.dsj.org - Religion 01.17 / 18:05 tvc.dsj.org
    By Father William J. Byron, SJ Professor of business and society at Saint Joseph’s University, Philadelphia Every now and then, I spend a few hours with about 60 high school boys and girls and their parents listening to them talk about better parent-teen communication regarding sex, alcohol and drugs. The question for parents that keeps […
  6. 'Blindspot' season 2 episode 12 spoilers: Roman to embark on an undercover mission with a dangerous biker gang

    Christiantimes.com - Religion 01.17 / 17:39 christiantimes.com
    The team goes undercover on the upcoming episode of NBC's action drama "Blindspot" season…
  7. 'Better Call Saul' season 3 spoilers: Gus Fring appearing in new season

    Christiantimes.com - Religion 01.17 / 17:01 christiantimes.com
    The trailer for "Better Call Saul" season 3 has sealed the much-awaited return of "Breaking Bad" villain Gus Fring (Giancarlo Esposito) into the familiar…
  8. Pro-lifer decries group's 'absolutely horrific' name

    Onenewsnow.com - Religion 01.17 / 16:56 onenewsnow.com
    A pro-abortion group has taken a twisted view of abortion and women's rights, says a…
  1. Beyond Open Access

    Lj.libraryjournal.com - Books 01.17 / 18:35 lj.libraryjournal.com
    The trend to make scientific journal articles freely (and easily) accessible also extends to the underlying research data and methodology. Academic libraries are the key to making Open Science…
  2. As a house burns, its residents are sustained by memories in ‘Night of Fire’

    Washingtonpost.com - Books 01.17 / 18:23 washingtonpost.com
    A new novel by the celebrated travel writer Colin Thubron is an elegant, thought-provoking meditation on…
  3. Gotham Ratings See Slight Uptick in Winter Premiere

    Comicbook.com - Books 01.17 / 18:02 comicbook.com
    Gotham returned to the airwaves Monday night, kicking off a special three-episode winter arc of the series. While the promise of Jerome's return wasn't fully realized in the winter premiere (only teased - but next week should be fun), the episode was well-received by fans, and that's evidenced in a slight uptick in the ratings. Gotham went to…
  4. Deadpool 2 Writers Favor 'Lovable Losers' Over Bigger X-Men Cameos

    Comicbook.com - Books 01.17 / 18:01 comicbook.com
    Deadpool 2 continues to get back on track after a hitting a wall early in development. A new director has been attached (John Wick's David Leitch) and franchise star / producer Ryan Reynolds is assuring fans that creatively and technically, things are on lock. The final third of the creative trifecta that made the first Deadpool was Zombieland writing team, Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick.…
  5. Smut Peddler: Naughty Comics by Women, For Women

    Last time I wrote about comics, I gave them a rating based upon the subjective criteria “can you read this on the train” and “how explicit is this.” This time, I’m just going to tell you: do not read this on the train unless you want some awkward pants feelings with sweaty strangers giving you creepy looks. I also suggest reading this book when not in the presence of children, your parents, etc. I DO suggest reading it with your significant other…
  6. Monsters Unleashed #1 Review - Someone Get The Popcorn

    Comicbook.com - Books 01.17 / 17:23 comicbook.com
    Get your popcorn ready, because Marvel's big action event of 2017 is here, but does it start with a whimper or a bang?Spoilers incoming for Monsters Unleased #1, so you've been warned.Cullen Bunn and Steve McNiven have teamed up for the ultimate monster movie, with some superheroes thrown in for good measure. While the scope…
  7. 12 Facts You May Not Have Known About Black Canary [Music Week]

    Comicsalliance.com - Books 01.17 / 17:23 comicsalliance.com
    Everyone loves comic book trivia, but with decades of comics behind, there’s always some new obscure fact to learn. That’s why ComicsAlliance is going deep into the minutiae of your favorite names in comics in our continuing video series. You think you know comics? Well, here’s a few things you might not know! To further celebrate Music Week, today we're taking a look at one of DC's most prominent super-heroines, who is sometimes a rock star, Black Canary! Continue readi…
  8. X-Men TV Series Will Include Sentinels

    Comicbook.com - Books 01.17 / 16:11 comicbook.com
    There has been little word concerning Matt Nix's upcoming X-Men television series since it was announced in July 2016 until last week. Details are still scarce, but the chairman of Fox did suggest that an official pilot order could be coming within the next few weeks.Now, 20th Century Fox's X-Men producer Lauren Shuler Donner has…
  1. Week ahead: Trump nominees brace for round two of hearings

    Thehill.com - Law 01.17 / 16:16 thehill.com
    President-elect Donald Trump's pick to head the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will be before the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee on Wednesday. Conservatives are looking to Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt to rein …
  2. New regs for Wednesday: Efficiency, e-cigarettes, tobacco samples

    Thehill.com - Law 01.17 / 16:15 thehill.com
    Wednesday’s edition of the Federal Register contains new efficiency standards for pool-pumps, as well as tobacco guidelines.Here’s what is happening:Pools: The Department of Energy (DOE) is moving forward with new efficiency rules for ded…
  3. 10 Ways To Prevent Workers’ Comp Fraud

    More and more cases are being publicized for successful prosecution of workers compensation fraud.  The more prominent cases are usually publicized due to their …
  4. The Power of Yoga for Special Needs

    Legalexaminer.com - Law 01.17 / 15:39 legalexaminer.com
    For many people who have family members with special physical needs, finding ways for them to relieve pain, improve their mobility and to improve how they feel is often a major priority. Some have turned to yoga for these major…
  5. FDA Warns About Addictive Risks with Testosterone Replacement Drugs

    Legalexaminer.com - Law 01.17 / 15:03 legalexaminer.com
    The FDA has released a new warning about testosterone replacement drugs. It was back in January 2014 that they announced they were investigating the risk of stroke, heart attack, and death in men taking testosterone products like AndroGel, Testim, and…
  6. Morning Docket: 01.17.17

    Abovethelaw.com - Law 01.17 / 14:12 abovethelaw.com
    * "Every single racial slur you can think of for Asian Americans is a trademark right now. And almost any kind of slur you could think of for any group is a registered trademark right now. The law’s not working." Asian-American rock band The Slants will make their debut before the Supreme Court this week, and when all is said and done, trademark law's prohibition on the registration of disparaging marks may be forever changed thanks to their First Amendment argument. [Washington Post] * …
  7. Wake Up Call: Cadwalader Shutters Houston Office

    Bol.bna.com - Law 01.17 / 13:46 bol.bna.com
    • As Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft closes its six-year-old Houston office, lawyers from its energy and commodities group are leaving for Allen & Overy and Haynes and Boone. (Am Law Daily) • It looks like the end of the road for King & Wood Mallesons LLP, which will reportedly shut down as bankruptcy administrators take over. Many of…
  8. OSHA Issues Recommended Practices to Promote Workplace Anti-Retaliation Programs

    Washington, DC (WorkersCompensation.com) - The Occupational Safety and Health Administration today issued Recommended Practices for Anti-Retaliation Programs to help employers create workplaces in which…