'I don't want my girls to live in a country based on fear' — Barack Obama often says that his wife, Michelle, is smarter than he is, stronger than he is, and gives better speeches than he does. — On a trip to Iowa last week, Michelle was a firebrand …
Discussion: CNN Political Ticker, The Atlantic Online, TalkLeft, Althouse, Political Radar, Hot Air, Roger L. Simon, A Blog For All, MSNBC, INSTAPUTZ and Right VoicesDiscussion:Mark Murray / MSNBC: ANATOMY OF A CONTROVERSY — From NBC's Mark Murray, Chuck Todd, and Andrew MertenRelated:
Despite the laments of pining pop stars and sad sack poets, U.S. researchers now think breaking up may not be so hard to do.
MTV NETWORKS, REALNETWORKS AND VERIZON WIRELESS JOIN FORCES TO OFFER A NEW INTEGRATED DIGITAL MUSIC EXPERIENCE
RealNetworks, Inc. (NASDAQ: RNWK), MTV Networks, a division of VIACOM International (NYSE: VIA.A and VIA.B), and Verizon Wireless, a joint venture of Verizon Communications (NYSE: VZ), and Vodafone (LSE: VOD) today announced they are teaming to create a single, integrated digital music experience that consumers can access via their PC, portable music device or mobile phone.
discussion: Silicon Alley Insider, Digital Media Wire, Wall Street Journal, Digital Trends, John Cook's Venture Blog, SMS Text News, Brier Dudley's blog, GigaOM and mocoNews.netDiscussion:Jay Baage / Digital Media Wire: Analysis: Rhapsody Hooks Up With MTV, Verizon and Vodafone to Challenge iTunesrelated:Jeremy Kirk / InfoWorld:MTV, RealNetworks said to merge digital music stores — San Francisco (IDGNS) - MTV Networks and RealNetworks will merge their online digital music stores in the latest attempt to reduce Apple's hold on the music download market, the Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday morning.Discussion:Paul Miller / Engadget: MTV and Real flesh out a few Rhapsody America detailsAdrian Kingsley-Hughes / ZDNet: Universal and Wal-Mart pile the pressure on iTunesbiz.yahoo.com:Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement, Regulation FD Disclosure — Item 1.01. Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement. — The Joint Venture — On August 20, 2007, RealNetworks, Inc. ("Real" or "RealNetworks") and MTV Networks, a division of Viacom International Inc. ("MTVN" …Discussion:Rafat Ali / paidContent.org: MTV-RNWK Music Venture: The Financial Details; Cash Plus $230 Million Note From MTVNPeter Kafka / Silicon Alley Insider: MTV/Rhapsody Details: RealNetworks In Charge, MTV Kicking In $230MIna Fried / CNET News.com: MTV and RealNetworks: A sound decision?15 minutes agoEric Bangeman / Ars Technica:
MTV bails on Microsoft, partners with RealNetworks for "Rhapsody America"
A "drugfree world," which the United Nations describes as a realistic goal, is no more attainable than an "alcoholfree world"--and no one has talked about that with a straight face since the repeal of Prohibition in the United States in 1933.
They even cut his picture out... this is just not acceptable.
"Suprnova has been down for some years due to some heavy pressure from the copyright lobby. The former owner sloncek donated suprnova to The Pirate Bay - and as you know, we like to kick ass and bow for noone!"
I wonder if the little girl still gets flashbacks from this event!!!
Does making a song available on KaZaA constitute distribution as defined by the Copyright Act? We should find out soon, as two judges have decided to rule on the issue in separate file-sharing cases.
ChainedFei writes "Wired News notes that the Spectrum auction is moving forward, with the FCC placing a minimum bid for the C-block spectrum being offered at $4.6 billion. That, coincidentally, was the amount that Google fronted as a minimum bid to endorse certain open standards for the…
James Espey, VP of DeLorean Motor Company: "Job one will begin the third quarter of this year, with delivery by Q1 of 2008. We're aiming for $57,500 as the sale price."
SINGLE BLACK FEMALE seeks male companionship, ethnicity unimportant.
Crouching worker, Lifting ladder!
The area was logged after the trees fell over in a wind storm. The shape of the logging was unintentional. The photo was taken by the photographer as he flew over the area unintentionally.
There is an interesting problem with selling Iran as "Nazi Germany". If Ahmadinejad really is Hitler, ready to commit genocide against Israels Jews as soon as he can get his hands on a nuclear weapon, why are some 25,000 Jews living peacefully in Iran and more than reluctant to leave…
The legendary BitTorrent site “SuprNova” will return today, courtesy of The Pirate Bay. Not surprisingly, the new and improved SuprNova has a special message to the copyright police: “You are the past and the forgotten, we are the Internet and the future”.
It's just the Constitution that's suffering because of House Speaker NancyPelosi's nutty and unprincipled "impeachment-off-the-table" positionblocking any effort to impeach President Bush or Vice President Cheney fortheir many crimes and abuses of power.
This is amazing. Someone's built a production line out of legos capable of building little lego cars all by itself.
Some pretty cool pop art images featuring characters (and AT-ATs) from Star Wars.
For all the back-and-forth criticism I see going on between Sony devotees and so-called “Wii60 fanboys”, when you look at all the cross-platform titles which are either on their way or already available, you must inevitably come to the conclusion that you’re largely getting the same shit no…
Tell me his stare wouldn't frighten you just a little bit.
A new startup out of MIT announces the availability of a 64-core descendant of the grandaddy of many-core research projects, the Raw project. Think Terascale, but shipping now.
eldavojohn writes "Researchers reported the first genome transplant from one bacterium to another, thereby transforming the species from M. mycoides to M. capricolum. The research, published in Science, shows that it is possible to achieve a success rate of 1 in 150,000 genome transplants in…
Pic of the Super Smash Bros Brawl Beta Roster for the wii
What a difference!!
Seven hours after a father reported his son missing, his son was found. His son had left his boat to swim after a beer bong that had fallen overboard.
Hip-hop now faces a generation that takes gangsta rap as just another mundane marker in the cultural scenery. "It's collapsing because they can no longer fool the white kids," says Nickels. "There's only so much redundancy anyone can take."
The Little Dipper makes headlines: Astronomers have spotted a space oddity in Earth's neighborhood: a dead star with some unusual characteristics.
Cannot delete 6620: There is not enough free disk space.
Never mind the silly spy shots -- here's the official word straight from Honda with all the specs, details and photos of the new-for-2008 Honda Accord.
modapi writes "According to the EPA, data centers — not including Google et. al — are on track to double power consumption in the next five years, to 3% of the US energy budget. That is a lot of expensive power. Can we cut the power requirement? We could, if we had a reliable way to…
If the quest for the Democratic nomination for President is a long-distance horse race, Ohio Congressman Dennis Kucinich, the self-described longshot Seabiscuit of the field, is steadily moving up on the front-runners.
If you received an email supposedly sent from Google offering free storage upgrades for your Gmail account, do not enter your Google Account credentials! The embedded link gmailupgrades.com redirects to a website that looks exactly like Gmail. If you entered your account info, change your password…
In October 1963, two cartographers saw a strange glow on the moon. Using the 24-inch refractor telescope at Lowell observatory they saw a deep, ruby-red glow coming from the crater Aristarchus. The sighting might have been glowing gas from volcanic activity, and a second sighting in November of that…
A DWARF performer at the Edinburgh fringe festival had to be rushed to hospital after his penis got stuck to a vacuum cleaner during an act that went horribly awry.