The STOCK Act (Stop Trading on Congressional Knowledge) – legislation to bar members of Congress from trading stocks based on nonpublic information they have obtained in the course of their congressional work – passed the Senate Thursday in a 96 to 3 vote.
Stephen Wiltshire is an autistic artist who draws and paints detailed cityscapes. He has a particular talent for drawing lifelike, accurate representations of cities, sometimes after having only observed them briefly. He was awarded an MBE for services to the art world in 2006. He studied Fine Art […]
In this extended version of VW’s 2012 Game Day commercial, the sporty, all-new 2012 Volkswagen Beetle inspires Bolt the dog to get in shape, and an intergalactic superstar makes a surprise appearance. Too cute! When you think it may be over, keep watching.
Meet a college cheerleader who looks more like an Olympic bodybuilder. Anna Watson of the University of Georgia does not look like a typical member of a pep squad. But thanks to a rigorous workout schedule and a disciplined diet, the 5-foot-10 inch Watson sculpted four inches of muscles […]
Lightning Storm, Gold Coast-tweed, Australia Photographer: Derek Byrne, “Sometimes I like to take pretty pictures but I do prefer a good storm.” Site: DigitalRev
Colorado state Rep. Laura Bradford (R) was pulled over last week in Denver on the suspicion that she was driving under the influence. During the stop, she admitted to drinking and failed a field sobriety test, but cops claim they were unable to arrest her. Under an obscure […]
A new craze for photographing pet cats with a slice of bread on their heads has become a hit on the Internet. These are some of the bizarre photos uploaded to a Facebook group called: “Putting bread on your cat, so that people think you have a walking […]
Well, son-of-a-gun (hmmm… I’ll have to google the origin of that saying). I am a transplant to New Mexico and have typically found this state to be somewhat backwards from time to time. Needless to say, I am pleasantly surprised over this news.
Happy Groundhog Day everyone! Here is a little bit of history about this day – which I didn’t know and found rather interesting.