The odd story of how a Virginia study-abroad student ended up in federal prison for espionage. By David Wise
On any given night, the red-brick city jail in Alexandria holds some 400 inmates, most of them facing state and local charges—everything from run-of-the-mill drug possession to suspected murder.… read the full article
Tax breaks for the National Football League and other professional sports $325,000 grant to produce a robot squirrel designed to lure rattlesnakes. $500,000 government video game about high school proms that is used to teach social skills $1.5 million grant to the University of Utah to study building a better computer gaming joystick $120 million in retirement and disability benefits to federal employees who have died $30 million to help Pakistani Mango farmers $550,000 for a documentary about how rock music contributed to the collapse of the Soviet Union $10 million for a remake of “Sesame Street” for Pakistan $764,825 to examine how college students use mobile devices for social networking.… read the full article
— The sister promotion for Northeast independent promotion Pro Wrestling Syndicate known as Bombshell Ladies of Wrestling has uploaded to YouTube their 1st show in its entirety that took place back in October.
Although hundreds of business books have been written about chess as a metaphor for running a successful business, this is just not true. Instead, the Chinese game of Go is a closer approximation of how to run a successful, sustainable and profitable business in today’s market conditions.… read the full article