Denver Author Collects Stories Of Forgiveness From Around The World
The artwork around them—a painting of an elephant called the Lone Tusker that reminded Azim of his native Kenya; another of a skier gliding down a snow-covered mountain that evoked memories of teaching Tariq to ski—suddenly seemed like artifacts from ...
August 11, 2015
Google's $6 Billion Miscalculation on the EU
A Silicon Valley lawyer and serial agitator who had represented Netscape against Microsoft in its 1990s antitrust case, Reback helped the Raffs make the rounds in Washington. Soon regulatory counsel, in 2010. Microsoft, through its Brussels office ...
August 6, 2015
Ready to Die: Three Days of Drugs and Disintegration with The Grateful Dead
For a semester in 7th grade, I sported Airwalks, flannel, and briefly fucked around on a Girl skateboard that I could barely ride. It was the . Lesh sings these words, purposefully universal and open to interpretation at any crossroads. Read as ...
August 11, 2015
VTel and Its $116 Million Vt. Promise: Five Years on, Wireless Push Leaves ...
Jim Porter, director of the department's Telecommunications Division, said that as of June 2, VTel informed him it had five remaining transmitter sites to be permitted, of which three are being contested by towns. The Department of Public Service has ...
August 2, 2015
Special Report: VTel and its $116 million Vermont promise
VTel vice president Diane Guité speaks at a 2014 ribbon-cutting ceremony in Hardwick. (Right to left:) Her father, VTel president Michel Guité, Rep. Peter Welch, D-Vt., Gov. Peter Shumlin and Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., look on. File photo by Hilary ...
August 3, 2015
John Horton Conway: the world's most charismatic mathematician
He sat down at the side of the road on a stone wall in front of King's College, rummaged through his briefcase, found a pen, pulled out a piece of paper, and began, “Dear Professor Cassels, I wish to apply for …” He handed it to Conway and instructed ...
July 23, 2015
How a curmudgeonly old reporter exposed the FIFA scandal that toppled Sepp Blatter
The radar dish on top of my head is spinning around to all these blazers against the wall, saying, 'Here I am. “Six weeks later I'm in the dark at about midnight down where the river in Zurich widens out into the lake, standing by a very impressive ...
June 3, 2015
Adi Marzban, round the corner
“Here’s where the piano used to be, against this wall, and the drum set was there,” Dhun gestures ... This Ballard Estate lane is christened Adi Marzban Path since this is where the office of Jam-e-Jamshed (Marzban was its editor) originally stood.
August 16, 2015
Can You Guess Which Movie Studio Recently Broke the All-Time Box Office Record? (Hint: It's Not Disney)
Back to the box office We can expect the studio to widen its lead substantially before the year is over. The summer season has a little time left on the clock, and Universal still has ... but a few Wall Street analysts and the Fool didn't miss a beat ...
August 14, 2015
Could you handle the three-martini lunch?
Rudd, the Queen’s wine and spirits merchant, regularly hosts ‘Martini Monday’ get-togethers, where guests can learn all about food-and-spirit pairings, as well as sinking several of James Bond’s favourite tipple before the clocks strikes 4.
August 13, 2015
Off To University
NEAR THE GEOGRAPHIC CENTER of UC Davis stands a three-story building with a stucco facade and 35-foot wall of rectangular windows that ... the checkbooks—while weaning a student from round-the-clock homeland surveillance. Support ranges from freshman ...
July 28, 2015
A round-up of Sunday editorials from Florida’s leading newspapers
Manatee County is about to hit a budgetary wall by continuing to spend down the stabilization ... The Manatee County Sheriff’s Office has been clamoring for more revenue to hire more deputies, and the proposed property tax hike would have funded 12 ...
August 10, 2015
Mine plug blows in Colorado, dumping 1M gallons of waste
The U.S. Fish & Wildlife office in suburban Denver did not immediately return ... accused of killing a Shreveport police officer was arrested Thursday after a round-the-clock manhunt, police said. Marcus Weaver spent three years talking openly about ...
August 6, 2015
FACT CHECK: A look at GOP candidates statements in debate
Trump also promoted his concept of a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border ... A man accused of killing a Shreveport police officer was arrested Thursday after a round-the-clock manhunt, police said. Victims conflicted over death penalty for theater gunman ...
August 6, 2015