The year was 1996. Bill Clinton was just finishing his first term as President. I was oohing and aaahing over the brand new Nintendo 64, and the equally impressive Super Mario 64. Starcraft was still a year away. And development began on Duke Nukem Forever.
In the late 1840s and early 1850s there was a raging battle among the eminent citizens of Roxbury - almost all of whom lived in our neighborhood - about whether or not Roxbury should join up with Boston.
The side in favor of Roxbury’s independence was led by Samuel Guild, the prominent merchant…
Sumpah pemuda, momen penting bangsa Indonesia. Anak muda jaman tersebut bisa membuat anak muda Indonesia dari berbagai wilayah merumuskan visi dan cita-cita bersama. Satu contoh semangat untuk Indonesia yang lebih baik yang patut ditiru. Sebagai generasi penerus, menarik untuk mencermati…
When Ron Paul said that the US embassy in Iraq is bigger than the Vatican and will cost $1 billion – and that we should be keeping that money at home – Rachel had a cow on camera.
No, she barked, the Vatican is 110 acres and the embassy is 108, and also the cost of the embassy is “several hundred million” under $1 billion.” She then crumpled a piece of paper, threw it at the camera, and bellowed “False!”
Rachel, you need to hire some new researchers: yes, Vatican City is 110 acres, but that’s not the same entity as The Vatican. Vatican City is a sovereign state, which includes the Holy See – the actual residence of the Pope and the organizational headquarters of the Roman Catholic Church – as well as the land around.
Why am I not surprised that Maddow and her staff know even less about the Vatican than they do about other subjects?
Since being named a winner of the Nobel Peace Prize, Karman has travelled from Doha to Washington, DC, to generate international pressure on the government of Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh:
“I am here to tell the whole world, to tell the people who believe in freedom, my people in Yemen sleep in the street since nine months, this great people deserve freedom. This is the thing that I will tell people here. Also I want to tell people in Sana’a that you are not alone, there are people here who care about your freedom and their role starts now.”
(Image: Tawakkol Karman, Nobel Peace Prize co-winner 2011, addresses a crowd outside the UN office in New York. (Photo: Ali Abbas))
You can use masking tape for anything. Now I’m not talking about your mom’s masking tape, that gray duct tape. I’m talking about masking tape! As I said in an earlier entry, I went to a masking tape fair and I’ll be exploring the ways to use masking tape tonight.
Yeah….. so midterms are over and its SPRING BREAK!!!! Well here is our treat to you. We’ve had so much support over the past year and we are giving away 4 art pieces, originally painted by Mitch Diff Johnson.
User experience designer Ed Tubridy is your host for this video on how to use the Find product resources page on PartnerWorld. In this chapter Ed demonstrates how to find IBM Software product resources.
I haven’t been so nice to my hair in the past (excessive dyeing, straightening and general tugging and pulling) so I have been trying to get back into its good books by giving it all the conditioning treatments it can handle.