"I listened, rapt, as professional trainers explained how they taught dolphins to flip and elephants to paint. Eventually it hit me that the same techniques might work on that stubborn but lovable species, the American husband.
The central lesson I learned from exotic animal...
"Reuters - Warren Buffett, the world's
second-richest person, is donating about $37 billion -- more
than 80 percent of his fortune -- to foundations run by his
friend Bill Gates and by the Buffett family."
"Reuters - Waves of heavy showers and
thunderstorms drenched Washington and the surrounding
mid-Atlantic on Sunday, triggering flash flooding that swelled
streams over their banks and shut roads throughout the region."
"AP - With Warren Buffett's announcement that he will be sending about $1.5 billion every year to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the charity has a new, happy challenge: how to distribute twice as much money each year."
"Reuters - DENVER (Reuters)- A gunman opened fire inside a Safeway
Inc. grocery chain warehouse on Sunday, killing one person and
wounding four others before being shot dead by police,
"All the scripts to The Inside. Tim Minear, an altogether rather talented producer/writer/director behind Firefly, Angel, and Wonderfalls, created a serial killer show with a difference back in 2005. It was interesting, weird, critically acclaimed, and on FOX, so of course it...
"Lokheed Martin is currently developing a high-altitude, solar-powered airship for the Missile Defense Agency (aka "Son of Star Wars") for surveillance and communication purposes. Doesn't that sound familiar?"
"One hundred and thirty years ago today, George Armstrong Custer divided his forces in the face of a superior enemy and rode to his death at the Little Big Horn. The actual battle lasted about 15 minutes, but the fight over Custer's legacy is going into its second century. "
"How about a 35 foot tall girl, out for a walk with a few of her friends? This one definitely is walking in the uncanny valley as far as I'm concerned. Is this the record for "world's largest marionette"?"
"New Burger King Superman Returns toys cleverly promote excersise. Not just another merchandise tie-in, this new toy promotion lets you get off your butt and compare with other kids' walking times and throwing records online. Each toy is either a physical activity or an...