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Around The World
July 20
Lionel Ferbos, the longest-tenured jazz trumpeter in New Orleans, dies at 103
related link: nola.com


posted by theDowager at 07:29pm
July 14
Germany wins World Cup in Overtime
related link: Sports Illustrated


posted by CalGal at 01:30am
June 23
Late goal gives Portugal 2-2 draw with United States
related link: This is, I am assured, a bad thing.


posted by CalGal at 03:21am
May 25
Deadly Shooting in Isla Vista
related link: Killer stabs three at his home, then kills 4 more in drive-by shootings


posted by CalGal at 04:27am
May 15
282 mining deaths lead to protest in Turkey
related link: BBC

I've got your government right here:


posted by Nicholas Kronos at 07:36pm
May 05
TPW Closing Down?
related link: Please read options here.


posted by CalGal at 09:20pm
April 18
March 25
Mudslide in Washington
related link: 14 confirmed dead, many more feared


posted by CalGal at 03:39am
March 15
Missing Malaysian plane flew for over seven more hours
related link: More evidence plane was hijacked

Remote islands are now "in the hunt" for the plane.


posted by CalGal at 04:41pm
March 02
February 17
Bode Miller, bronze at 36 in Super-G
related link: Andrew Weibrecht of USA stuns with silver

But Jansrud wins it all.


posted by CalGal at 06:03am
February 15
US Beats Russia in Hockey
related link: Tie leads to shoot-out


posted by CalGal at 03:47pm
January 20
Niners Super Bowl Hopes Dashed
related link: Broncos win over Patriots for AFC


posted by CalGal at 06:26pm
January 01
Happy New Year!


posted by CalGal at 09:51am
December 10
World of Spycraft? The NSA on World of Warcraft
related link: ZDNet

It seems the NSA gets everywhere, including such popular multi-player online games as Blizzard's World of Warcraft.


posted by theDowager at 04:11pm
December 08
The Crazy Ants
related link: NYTimes

Great read. Scary story.


posted by CalGal at 04:01pm
December 05
Entire Brand New 13 Story Building Tips over in Shanghai
related link: Gawker


posted by CalGal at 11:14pm
November 23
Very Well Aged: Archaeologists Say Ancient Wine Cellar Found
related link: WSJ



Discovery in Israel thought to date back 3,700 years.


posted by theDowager at 04:24pm
November 08
Super Typhoon Haiyan smashes into Philippines
related link: Telegraph

Four people killed as a typhoon thought to be the most powerful ever to make landfall hits the Philippines, bringing with it winds close to 200 miles per hour.


posted by theDowager at 12:35pm
October 31
Home at last: Red Sox win World Series title at Fenway
related link: For the first time since 1918, Red Sox win at home


posted by CalGal at 04:34am
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