NEW YORK (AP) — Shipments of products as varied as flat-screen TVs, sneakers and snow shovels could sit idle at sea or get rerouted, at great time and expense, if more than 14,000 longshoremen go on strike as threatened – a wide-ranging work stoppage that would immediately close cargo ports on the East Coast and the Gulf of Mexico to container ships.
Commerce could be brought to a near standstill at [...]
BALTIMORE (CBS Baltimore) – Runners searching for the perfect pair of sneakers may want to try and run in something different — flip flops.
Keith Levasseur ran the Baltimore Marathon on Saturday in 2:46:58 and did all 26 miles in flip flops.
“I had every intention of sticking to the raceplan of finishing a little under 3:00, so my initial pace starting gout as 6:40-6:50,” Levasseur toldRunner’s World. “After a few miles, I decided I go with [...]
LONDON (AP) — Ryan Lochte strolled the deck of the Olympic Aquatics Centre wearing diamonds in his mouth and lime-green sneakers on the feet that powered him through the water faster than anyone else. Beaming, he chomped playfully on his gold medal while Bruce Springsteen’s “Born in the USA” blared throughout the massive arena.
He was nowhere to be found.
Not during the race.
Not when it came time to hand out [...]
Every single year, Americans take the day off on July 4th and they celebrate everything that is good about America. We tend to be very proud of our achievements and we generally are not shy about talking about them. For example, today CNN is running a piece entitled “100 great things about America“. And you know what? There are a lot of great things about this country. I am [...]
ROYAL OAK, Mich. – Outside Burn Rubber, a sneaker boutique that plans to sell Kanye West‘s highly anticipated Nike Air Yeezy II Saturday morning at a 400% markup, a secondary economy flourishes amid the colorful camping chairs lined up on the sidewalk. The two dozen people — mostly young men — sell their spots in line or pay others to hold their place.
Some have been there since last Friday, waiting for [...]
Workers to spend 12 days removing debris up beach on Alaskan island
Among flotsam and jetsam are buoys, beer crates and Styrofoam items
Oceanographer says bones of tsunami victims are likely to arrive too
West Coast beachcombers are likely to stumble across some gruesome discoveries over the next few months, as experts warn that human remains are set to reach the shore.
Dozens of bones are expected to wash up as part of the [...]
He said that the Fed has destroyed the incentlive to save by lowering and negating interest rates and thus pumping up bond prices. This really struck a chord with Sullivan, the look on his face was priceless with a most indignant face, he asked Dr. Paul … “so you are saying that Treasury bonds are in a bubble”?
“ABSOLUTELY” was Mr. Paul’s reply.
Interest rates are at all time lows which means that bond [...]
by Jill Krasny
There’s nothing like a cheap, tacky gift to put a damper on romance.
And who wants to be that guy—you know the one—toting around a bouquet of chocolate flowers because he waited too long to get a gift?
Actress Delta Burke put it best: “If you want to say it with roses, a single rose says I’m cheap!”
We tapped Dana Holmes, editor-in-chief atGifts.com, for some tips to help you stay classy [...]
A still image of the beating video at Dean College. (Image courtesy: worldstarhiphop.com)
FRANKLIN (CBS) – Nine students at Dean College have been expelled after a student was beaten up in an attack that was recorded on video.
WBZ NewsRadio 1030?s Karen Twomey reports
It happened on the campus in Franklin Friday.
The disturbing video posted online shows a young man confronting another man. Moments later, the first man punches the other, knocking him to the ground and [...]
From Carpe Diem:
… “This is a simple case of inflation: When you artificially pump up the supply of something (whether it’s currency or diplomas), the value drops. The reason why a bachelor’s degree on its own no longer conveys intelligence and capability is that the government decided that as many people as possible should have bachelor’s degrees.
There’s something of a pattern here. The government decides to try to increase the [...]
SOUDERTON, PENNSYLVANIA (BNO NEWS) — A 24-year-old Pennsylvania man was charged on Tuesday in connection with the kidnapping, sexual assault, and brutal murder of a 9-year-old girl.
9-year-old Skylar Kauffman was abducted at around 7 p.m. local time on Monday while she was playing in the parking lot of her apartment complex in Souderton, a normally quiet borough in Montgomery County. Police later found her body [...]