Democracy Dies in Darkness Sections Home Try 1 month for $1 Username Sign In Account Profile Newsletters & Alerts Gift Subscriptions Contact Us Help Desk Subscribe Account Profile Newsletters & Alerts Gift Subscriptions Contact Us Help Desk Accessibility for screenreader Get There Perspective Perspective Interpretation of the news based on evidence, including data, as well as anticipating how events might unfold based on past events by Michelle Singletary May 24 at 7:34 AM Email the author The story of the New York parents who had to go to court to get a judge to evict their unemployed adult son is compelling. In fact, it’s the nightmare of a lot of parents. You have a grown child who is suffering from arrested development. The son or daughter won’t work, isn’t paying rent or otherwise contributing to the household. This is the story Christina and Mark Rotondo told a … [Read more...] about Parents who went to court to evict their unemployed 30-year-old son did the right thing.
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Reps. Todd Rokita (R-IN) and Luke Messer (R-IN) clashed on Breitbart News Saturday this weekend over several issues – especially immigration – in back-to-back appearances on the program amid their bid to win the Indiana Senate Republican primary. Congressmen Rokita and Messer, as well as businessman and former state Rep. Mike Braun, continue to vie for the Indiana Senate Republican nomination, hoping to challenge Democratic Sen. Joe Donnelly in the 2018 Indiana Senate midterm election in November. The three Republican heavy weights face the voters at the polls on May 8, just weeks away, in one of the first nominating contests in the country.On Saturday’s Breitbart News Saturday program on SiriusXM 125 the Patriot Channel, Rokita and Messer traded barbs, at each other and at Braun, who himself has not accepted multiple invitations to come on the program–while laying out their visions for their Senate campaigns and attempting to out-flank one aother on the … [Read more...] about Exclusive—’Iron Sharpens Iron’: Indiana Senate Hopefuls Luke Messer, Todd Rokita Race to the Right in Heated Immigration Face Off
It was supposed to be the laptop that saved the world. In late 2005, tech visionary and MIT Media Lab founder Nicholas Negroponte pulled the cloth cover off a small green computer with a bright yellow crank. The device was the first working prototype for Negroponte’s new nonprofit One Laptop Per Child, dubbed “the green machine” or simply “the $100 laptop.” And it was like nothing that Negroponte’s audience — at either his panel at a UN-sponsored tech summit in Tunis, or around the globe — had ever seen. After UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan offered a glowing introduction, Negroponte explained exactly why. The $100 laptop would have all the features of an ordinary computer but require so little electricity that a child could power it with a hand crank. It would be rugged enough for children to use anywhere, instead of being limited to schools. Mesh networking would let one laptop extend a single internet connection to many others. A … [Read more...] about OLPC’s $100 laptop was going to change the world — then it all went wrong
Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page Neil Swidey April 03, 2018 Get the best of the magazine’s award-winning stories and features right in your e-mail inbox every Sunday. Sign up here. IN 1993, I WENT ON my first tropical vacation. OK, it was Bermuda, so it was subtropical, but that did nothing to dampen my excitement. During the flight, my anticipation grew as I looked over the brochure from the travel agent showing the inn where my girlfriend and I would be staying as part of our prepaid package. The coral-colored, white-roofed Palm Reef Hotel featured balconied waterfront rooms and provided British-style afternoon tea service.When we checked in, I tried to mask my disappointment at how much the Palm Reef appeared to have aged since its glam photo shoot for that brochure. So what if the lobby furniture was shabby and some of the walls were crumbling? I reminded myself that we would be spending most of … [Read more...] about The right way to complain when a business does you wrong
posted on 11 Jun 2012, 08:21 14 1. andro. (Posts: 1999; Member since: 16 Sep 2011) 99 % of people don't grab the bottom lip of their handset tightly and especially not that area on the large handsets,think after all the apple antennagate scandals most manufacturer are covering their behinds putting in diagrams like the above. posted on 11 Jun 2012, 08:23 23 2. PackMan (Posts: 277; Member since: 09 Mar 2012) Stop scouring the internet searching for articles to defend your favorite fruit company. posted on 11 Jun 2012, 08:33 11 4. PackMan (Posts: 277; Member since: 09 Mar 2012) Mr. Victor please tell, you just didn't source a f**king tumblr account. posted on 11 Jun 2012, 09:27 6 7. sprockkets (Posts: 1612; Member since: 16 Jan 2012) Agreed. lame article. anandtech did extensive testing on this and nothing comes close to how bad the iPhone4 attenuated with a tight grip. 15. JC557 (Posts: 1870; Member since: 07 Dec 2011) Which is why I usually head to … [Read more...] about Comments for : “You’re holding it wrong:” Samsung documentation instructs you about the right way to hold the Galaxy S III