Monthly Archives: March 2015

Tony MacAlpine and band perform “Concrete Gardens” live on EMGtv – YouTube

http://www.tonymacalpine.com  “Concrete Gardens”  Source: http://www.youtube.com See on Scoop.it – iLife

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Muslim Leaders, Tech Companies Work to Counter Militants

ISIS’s worst-nightmare? Moderate Islam. The online reach of ISIS in trying to recruit young Americans online is spurring mainstream-Muslims; who don’t subscribe to the beliefs of radical Islam; to play catch-up, and the moderates are getting help from tech-savvy companies … Continue reading

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The Coming Revolution of Drone Warfare

In The Wall Street Journal, Amy Zegart writes that new technologies will allow many states—and nonstate actors—to make low-cost but highly credible threats. Source: http://www.wsj.com See on Scoop.it – iLife

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POKER LOVERS’ PENTHOUSE

Las Vegas’ premier royal poker couple; Barry Shulman (CEO, Card Player) and wife, attorney Allyn Jaffrey Shulman, J.D.; go all-in and build a Louis XIV-inspired, 3-floor penthouse in the Metropolis. Barry spends over $7,000,000 ($7 mil+) remodeling. The patio includes a BBQ + dining … Continue reading

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Source: http://www.facebook.com Dear Tina; Going to a court (without transportation, I guess you expect me to bus it?) (although I don’t mind walking, the court is located in a ‘shady’ area of town around 8-10 miles north) (and the people in/out … Continue reading

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Fox Rescued And Raised By Humans Thinks He Is A Dog

After being rescued as a young fox cub, Todd the 11-month-old fox is getting along just fine as a domestic pet together with his owner, Emma D’Sylva. Todd goes for walks on a leash, plays with D’Sylva’s two other dogs, … Continue reading

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Israel Election Result Complicates Life for Clinton

Mrs. Clinton could face resistance among polarized Jewish Democrats if she is critical of the Israeli leader. Source: http://www.nytimes.com Hillary Clinton; former (U.S.) secretary of state; has long advocated a 2 state solution and once took credit for starting what … Continue reading

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Tunisia Official: Gunmen Trained In Libya Before Museum Attack

TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — The two extremist gunmen who killed 21 people at a museum in Tunis trained in neighboring Libya before carrying out the deadly attack, a top Tunisian security official said. Wednesday’s attack at the National Bardo Muse… … Continue reading

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Oil Price Blowback: Is Putin Creating A New World Order? | Zero Hedge

Submitted by Mike Whitney via Emerging Equity blog, “If undercharging for energy products occurs deliberately, it also effects those who introduce these limitations. Problems will arise and grow, worsening the situation not only for Russia but also for our partners.” … Continue reading

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Yemen: over 100 dead in suicide bombings at Houthi mosques in Sana’a

At least 126 people reported killed in attacks claimed by Isis affiliate in Yemeni capital, which was overrun by Houthi militia in September Source: http://www.theguardian.com See on Scoop.it – iLife

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House GOP budget cuts $5,500,000,000,000 ($5.5 tril) in spending, balances in 9 years.

The GOP budget repeals ObamaCare and includes $90 billion in war funding. Source: thehill.com Cuts $5,500,000,000,000  ($5.5 tril) in projected-spending over the next decade, but would increase the defense-expenditure by $90,000,000,000 ($90 bil) — much more than the $51,000,000,000 ($51 bil) … Continue reading

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The White House Drops A Fact Bomb On The House Republican Budget

A new White House fact sheet has blown the House Republican budget to bits. Source: http://www.politicususa.com See on Scoop.it – iLife

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How does Alex Lightman know Elon Musk?

Answer by Alex Lightman: Paying my dues, being rated 'one of the best' in a group with access, and telling enough people he was the no. 1 person in the world I most wanted to meet. For the last five … Continue reading

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Hotels for the Next Generation

Marriott, Hilton and other big chains are appealing to “lifestyle” travelers, with lower prices, industrial design and high-tech everything. Source: http://www.nytimes.com See on Scoop.it – iLife

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Amazon Wins Approval to Test Delivery Drones Outdoors

While Amazon can now move its tests from inside a warehouse, the retailer still has a long way to go to realize its vision of autonomous delivery drones. Source: http://www.nytimes.com See on Scoop.it – iLife

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The Couples Therapy Expert Esther Perel Takes On Sex and Sexuality

Esther Perel has become a go-to speaker on sexuality and relationships in the world of couples therapy as well as in the luxury self-actualization set. Source: http://www.nytimes.com Love, Sex, and $$$ (Power). The secret-Desire. See on Scoop.it – iLife

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Obama calls to congratulate Netanyahu

The call comes two days after a big election win for Netanyahu’s right-wing Likud Party. Source: thehill.com See on Scoop.it – iLife

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Tourist Massacre in Tunisia Jolts Cradle of Arab Spring

Gunmen stormed a museum in Tunisia’s capital on Wednesday, leaving 20 people dead, including 18 foreign tourists, after failing to launch an assault on the national assembly as lawmakers debated an antiterrorism bill. Source: http://www.wsj.com See on Scoop.it – iLife

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The Algorithmic Self

To negotiate contemporary algorithms of reputation and search—ranging from resumé optimization on LinkedIn to strategic Facebook status updates to OkCupid profile grooming—we are increasingly called on to adopt an algorithmic self, one well practiced in strategic self-promotion. Source: http://www.iasc-culture.org Excessive … Continue reading

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Initial Test of Letter Sent to White House Shows Cyanide

A letter sent to the White House has initially tested positive for cyanide, the Secret Service said. Source: blogs.wsj.com See on Scoop.it – iLife

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Reports: Death threats against Amb. Caroline Kennedy in Japan – CNN.com

Japanese authorities are investigating death threats against the American ambassador to Japan, Caroline Kennedy, according Japanese media and international wire services. Source: edition.cnn.com See on Scoop.it – iLife

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Levin: Netanyahu Shows Standing on Principle Works – Breitbart

Mark Levin argued that Bibi’s electoral victory sends ” a very, very important message for the Republican Party and conservatives” Source: http://www.breitbart.com ‘This is a very, very important message for the Republican Party and conservatives in this country as well. … Continue reading

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St. Patrick’s Day Miracle in Israel: Netanyahu Comes From Behind to Win – Breitbart

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has apparently defied the mainstream media and the Obama administration with a stunning, come-from-behind victory in Israel’s elections on Tuesday. Netanyahu’s Likud Party had been projected to lose to Isaac Herzog’s Zionist Union by a … Continue reading

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Elon Musk: Someday, human-driven cars will be outlawed

At today’s NVIDIA tech conference in San Jose, the Tesla CEO claimed autonomous cars could soon become as commonplace as elevators. Source: http://www.roadandtrack.com See on Scoop.it – iLife

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Pennsylvania Lawmakers “Open-Minded” On Online Gambling

House Gaming Oversight Committee Chair Rep. John Payne says his fellow lawmakers – including Gov. Wolf – are willing to listen on online gambling regulation Source: http://www.onlinepokerreport.com See on Scoop.it – iLife

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