TIME HP Laptop Launch Includes AMD 'Sleekbook' PC Magazine By Eric Grevstad Along with remodeling its consumer laptop line, HP has answered the curiosity of onlookers who wondered what a vendor might call an ultra-thin portable with an AMD processor that disqualified it from Intel's ultrabook trademark: Meet ... HP Introduces New Ultrabooks and Sleekbooks (But Let's Just Call Them
Rex Velvet — “The People’s Villain” — threw down the gauntlet via video last week in an effort to rid the Rain City of reigning superhero Phoenix Jones. But with nary a peep from Jones in response, Velvet’s “New Seattle” looks a lot like the old Seattle — which means the supervillain has surfaced with a second video challenge to his nemesi...
Moneycontrol.com UN nuclear inspector killed in Iran car crash Hometownlife.com TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A UN nuclear inspector from South Korea was killed and a colleague was injured in a car crash Tuesday near a reactor site in central Iran, state media and the nuclear watchdog agency said. Iran's state TV said the South Korean
USA TODAY New research on probiotics shows promise USA TODAY By Liz Szabo, USA TODAY Probiotics — or live microorganisms intended to boost health, such as the bacteria in some yogurts — have become popular items in vitamin stores and even many supermarkets. One of probiotics' most popular uses is in preventing
USA TODAY WA Governor Grants Emergency Funds for Pertussis Vaccine Occupational Health and Safety The state Department of Health declared it an epidemic a month ago. Reported cases are on pace to hit 3000 this year, more than triple the total of 965 cases in 2011. One month after the Washington State Department of Health declared an epidemic of ... Wash. uses emergency cash to curb whooping cough
Telegraph.co.uk Trapped grey whale freed off California coast by fisherman "steward of the sea" Telegraph.co.uk Crab fishermen managed to free a grey whale that became tangled in fishing tackle off the northern California coast. By Telegraph reporter and agencies Fisherman Mark Anello spent 90 minutes freeing the trapped whale, which was almost as long as his ... Northern California fish...
The Associated Press Pakistan moves against airline after crash The Associated Press By CHRIS BRUMMITT, AP – 9 minutes ago ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan blocked the head of an airline whose jet crashed near the capital from leaving the country as it began an investigation Saturday into the country's second major air disaster in less then ... Bhoja Air crashes with 127 on board
Space Fellowship Light From Oozing Alien Super-Earth Seen Discovery News A NASA infrared telescope spotted light from the alien planet 55 Cancri e, which orbits a star 41 light-years from Earth. For the first time, a telescope was able to detect light from an alien super Earth. The Spitzer Space Telescope detected the light ... Light from Alien Super-Earth Seen for 1st Time Space
TIME Brain Surgery, Live on Twitter TIME Forget live-tweeting the Oscars. Doctors at Houston Hospital are recording their removal of a tumor from a 21-year-old woman's brain. By Tim Newcomb | @tdnewcomb | May 9, 2012 | + Doctors at Houston's Memorial Hermann hospital have set the latest trend ... Memorial Hermann hospital in Houston to live tweet brain tumor surgery CBS News Hospital to live tweet
BBC News Syria blast near UN convoy going to Deraa BBC News An explosion has hit a Syrian military truck escorting a convoy of UN observers near the city of Deraa, just seconds after the observers passed by. The head of the UN team, Maj Gen Robert Mood, was in the convoy, but neither he nor any of the other ... Roadside bomb explodes near UN convoy in southern Syria
AdvisorOne Survey: Oklahoma City Tops for Small Business Wall Street Journal By ANGUS LOTEN Small businesses in Oklahoma City may be less frustrated with local regulations than small businesses elsewhere. Local business owners gave Oklahoma City top marks for "overall regulatory friendliness" – including health and safety, ... Small businesses rate Idaho and Texas friendliest state...
BBC Sport Tiger Woods misses cut at Wells Fargo Championship BBC Sport Tiger Woods missed the cut for only the eighth time as a professional after a 73 at the Wells Fargo Championship. He finished level par for two rounds to miss the cut by a shot, while Lee Westwood (72) survived by one stroke. Watney takes lead, Woods misses cut in Charlotte Bend Bulletin Woods Fails to Make Wells Fargo Cut New
Moneycontrol.com Unemployment falls to 8.1 percent in April Chicago Tribune The nation's unemployment rate continued its rapid decline last month, falling to 8.1 percent as another 115000 jobs were added throughout the economy, the Labor Department reported Friday morning. The jobless rate is down substantially from 9 percent
Happy Thanksgiving everybody! Last night when we were bloated, sleepy and regretting paying for 3 months of a gym membership I’ve used twice (maybe that was just me) we snuggled up and watched The Trip. If you’re COOL (aka dorky lamebrain) you know that this movie is a truncated version of a six episode series that was on BBC. Both are directed by Michael Winterbottom and stars Rob Bry...
Brisbane Times 'Monster sunspot' could bring solar flares CNET Giant sunspots took a turn toward Earth this weekend and sent clouds of particles towards Earth, which aren't expected to disrupt communications but could bring auroras to northern latitudes. by Martin LaMonica May 9, 2012 6:23 AM PDT Follow @mlamonica ... Monster Sunspot Threatens to Unleash Powerful Solar Flares Space
New York Times Green Mountain plunges as single-serve coffee growth slows CNBC.com (Reuters) - Shares of Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Inc plunged more than 40 percent after the single-serve coffee company slashed its full-year sales outlook and warned that its scorching growth was beginning to cool off. The sales warning adds more ... Margin Calls Cost Green Mountain Chairman
Globe and Mail Diamond dog food salmonella recall expands CBS News (CBS News) The Diamond Pet Foods voluntary recall on some of their pet food brands has been expanded after a salmonella outbreak in one of their plants left 14 people sick in nine states. The dog food in question was was manufactured in Gaston, ... Dog food salmonella recall expanded in US, Canada Fox News Pet-food recall expanded
MyBroadband Google case judge calls for more deliberation MyBroadband Reuters is a news agency headquartered in New York City. Until 2008 the Reuters news agency formed part of a British independent company, Reuters Group... A judge urged jurors to resume deliberating Oracle Corp's copyright claims against Google over
New York Post Linda's cherry tale New York Post By LAURA ITALIANO Her first job ever — picking cherries at age 12, on a farm in Ontario — got her $10 a day. Her first modeling job — for a hometown newspaper ad — paid just $8 an hour. Supermodel Linda Evangelista took the witness stand yesterday in ... Linda Evangelista says former French flame Francois-Henri Pinault told he...
In their last game of the season, the Charlotte Bobcats lost to the New York Knicks by 20 points, 104-84. It was their 22 loss of 20 points or more. They lost 9 games by 30 or more. The Bobcats were last in scoring, last in shooting percentage, and last in 3PT shooting percentage. The Charlotte Bobcats finished 7-59, for a .106 winning percentage - the Worst in NBA Histor...