February 2014 Archive

Rand Paul Is the GOP’s Early Presidential Front-Runner

(National Journal) - While the establishment hopes for a governor to emerge, he is quietly putting together a formidable operation.

Supreme Court ruling expands police authority in home searches

(LA Times) - The Supreme Court decision, based on a Los Angeles case, says officers may search a residence without a warrant as long as one ...

‘Death test’ predicts chance of healthy person dying within five years

(The Telegraph) - Scientists were astonished to find they could predict which healthy people are at most risk of death by studying four key biomarkers in ...

‘Star Wars’: Adam Driver to Play the Villain

(Variety) - Sources tell Variety that while no deal is done yet, the “Girls” actor is close to signing on to play the villain in J.J. Abrams’ “Star ...

Paramount Grounds ‘Top Gun’ Tweeter

(Hollywood Reporter) - The maverick user, who began posting the film one frame at a time last week, was suspended from the social media platform …

Hipster wannabes get facial hair transplants

(NY Post) - Brooklyn’s hipster beard craze has grown so popular that men in New York are rushing to doctors for “facial hair transplants” …

Mt. Gox website says all transactions closed “for the time being”

(Yahoo News) - Mt. Gox halted withdrawals earlier this month after detecting what it called “unusual activity.

Russell Crowe Lobbies Pope Francis to See ‘Noah’

(Hollywood Reporter) - The Vatican has yet to respond as to whether the pontiff will watch Darren Aronofsky’s controversial biblical drama.

Google sets roadblocks to stop distracted driver legislation

(Reuters) - Google is lobbying officials in at least three U.S. states to stop proposed restrictions on driving with headsets such as Google Glass …

Prospectors Say Drought Has Created California’s 2nd Gold Rush

(CBS LA) - Is 2014 a repeat of the great Gold Rush of 1849?

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