Motor City finally runs out of gas: Detroit becomes the largest city in U.S. history to file for bankruptcy with debts of $20 BN
- Debt estimated to be as much as $20 million
- Union and pensions board refused to agree to last-chance survival plan
- City has been borrowing money to pay employees Continue reading
DNA tests prove congressman’s ‘secret’ model daughter is NOT related to him – three years after he found out about her
Revealed: How the TSA is secretly ordering the cars of innocent traveler’s to be searched in airport parking lots without asking them first
- Valet attendants at Greater Rochester International Airport have been directed to search vehicles for explosives, according to a report
- Traveler Laurie Iacuzza said she was not warned that her car would be searched
- When she returned from a trip she found a notice in her car announcing the vehicle had been inspected
- A TSA official says only cars that are parked valet are subject to the searches Continue reading
Baby ‘burned to death by faulty incubator’ at Chinese hospital
- Baby put in apparently-faulty incubator overnight because he had a cold
- Graphic photos released on Weibo show baby burned on its back and legs Continue reading
Trayvon Martin‘s parents ‘shocked and disgusted’ by not guilty verdict
Trayvon Martin’s parents said they are shocked and disgusted the jury in George Zimmerman’s trial found him not guilty of murdering their son. Continue reading
Glenn Greenwald Is Writing A Book On Edward Snowden And NSA Surveillance
Glenn Greenwald, the Guardian journalist who has broken numerous details regarding the National Security Agency’s surveillance program, is writing a book that promises to reveal even more.
The book’s publisher, Metropolitan Books, announced the book deal on Thursday, and it is due out in March 2014. According to Metropolitan Books, Greenwald will deliver “new revelations exposing the extraordinary cooperation of private industry and the far-reaching consequences of the government’s program, both domestically and abroad.” Continue reading
Professional Mover Shocked After What He Was Given as a Tip: ‘Any Tip Is a Good Tip’
Caught on Tape: Pro-Trayvon Martin ‘Protesters’ Attack Houston Grandmother and Refuse to Let Family Take Child to Hospital
Packs of young people cause chaos in Hollywood
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles police were combing through cellphones and security footage Wednesday trying to identify dozens of young people who’d rampaged through Hollywood the night before, knocking down people, stealing their cellphones and grabbing souvenir trinkets from shops before a police sweep and arrests ensued.
Calls reporting packs of as many as 40 marauding young people began coming in at around 8:30 p.m. Tuesday from stores near the famed Hollywood and Vine intersection. The youths — possibly organized through social media — ran through the streets, stole T-shirts and other goods, including food, from businesses mainly on Hollywood Boulevard. Continue reading
The Turmoil Continues: Police Arrest 17 Pro-Trayvon Martin ‘Protesters’ in Calif. After Mob Tries to Storm Mall
The majority of the arrests were for unlawful assembly and eight who were arrested were under the age of 18, according to a law enforcement spokesperson. Continue reading
The pen that checks for spelling errors on PAPER and vibrates when you make a mistake
- Lernstift pen has built-in handwriting software that traces written words Continue reading
America‘s Full-Blown Painkiller Epidemic Detailed In Two Minutes
A Sword-Like Attachment For Planes Will Save United Airlines $200 Million Per Year
There’s a new United Airlines plane in the skies, with a dangerous-looking feature that will actually make it more efficient.
The Boeing 737-800, which took its maiden test flight in Washington on Tuesday, is the first aircraft fitted with the new Split Scimitar Winglet, a curved attachment to the tip of the wing that is appropriately named for a sword. Continue reading
Not exactly A-list wages! Brad Pitt‘s Scottish body double paid just £4.44-an-hour to stand in for £16m-a-year star
The World’s Best Business Schools
Having an MBA can give you an edge in the cutthroat world of business—but only if you pick the right school.
The wrong school could be a critical waste of time and money.
For our fourth annual survey of the World’s Best Business Schools, we asked hundreds of American professionals with experience hiring MBAs to determine the best business school in the world.
They came back with a loud and clear answer: Harvard University. Continue reading