Frugal Traveler: A 7-Night, $250 Cruise? Yes, and You Might Also Do Some Good

September 30, 2016

Taking the Fathom “social impact” cruise, in which travelers do volunteer work in exchange for low rates to the Dominican Republic. NYT > Travel

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Deutsche Bank: From bombs and bravado to risks of a bailout

September 30, 2016

Deutsche Bank is under the most pressure a major lender has faced since the financial crisis, but many trace its woes back beyond the banking crash. BBC News – Business

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Warming Pacific Ocean Temperatures Help Create Toxic Algae Bloom

September 30, 2016

A new study published on Thursday attributed the unusually high temperatures of the Pacific Ocean as a main reason for the massive toxic algae bloom that interrupted global fisheries and wildlife, according to The Associated Press. Scientists coined the nickname of the “blob” for the huge toxic algae growth that spread throughout the ocean in […]

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Hear Meek Mill, Pusha T’s Powerful New Song ‘Black Moses’

September 30, 2016

Meek Mill and Pusha T have unveiled their powerful "Black Moses," which features Florida R&B singer Priscilla Renea and hails from the forthcoming The Birth of a Nation: The Inspired by Album compilation. The song opens with Renea This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Hear Meek Mill, Pusha T’s Powerful New Song ‘Black Moses’ Rolling […]

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Ereck Flowers hasn’t convinced us he’s a long-term left tackle

September 30, 2016

This is why the Giants took Ereck Flowers with the No. 9 pick in the 2015 draft: That lofty selection means Flowers is supposed to develop into a franchise left tackle. Well, he will have to be every bit of… WN.com – Sport News

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Hearty Beef Stew

September 30, 2016

12 ServingsStewing Beef collxtgsp, collxmeat, collsxbeef, collsxonepot Stewing BeefRed Cooking WineBeef StockCarrotsRed PotatoesMushroomsTurnipsWorcestershire SauceMontreal Steak SpiceBrown SugarCreamTomato PasteSalt and pepperFlourOil Coat meat with seasoning, then dredge in flour. Brown meat in batches in dutch oven with hot oil, once all meat is brown, add ½ cup of red wine and enough beef stock to cover […]

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Surviving the Internet’s Troll Apocalypse

September 29, 2016

Social media has sharpened humans’ age-old appetite for public shaming, providing a stage and unlimited seating for a seemingly unending stream of immorality plays. Those who share even the simplest identifying details about themselves are vulnerable to being pushed into the glare of the spotlight. The anonymity the Internet provides frees many individuals of the […]

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Spotify launches in Japan: Better late than never – CNET

September 29, 2016

The country’s music business is worth over $ 2.5 billion, but it may be tough for Spotify to get a big piece of that pie. CNET News

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Defense secretary: US will sharpen ‘military edge’ in Asia

September 29, 2016

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Defense Secretary Ash Carter on Thursday said the U.S. will “sharpen our military edge” in Asia and the Pacific in order to remain a dominant power in a region feeling the effects of China’s rising military might. Yahoo News – Top Stories

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Zika may have been spread by dying father’s tears, Utah doctors say

September 29, 2016

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah man who mysteriously contracted Zika from his infected father may have got it by touching his dad’s tears or sweat with his bare hands, according to new research that found the unusual transmission method was likely caused by his dying father having 100,000 times the normal level of […]

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