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  • The Tillman Story: 6 ‘Shocking’ Documentary Takeaways
    By on August 31, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments


    A newly released documentary reopens the case of Pat Tillman, the football star who left behind a lucrative NFL career after the 9/11 attacks to join the Army. The one-time Cardinal safety was killed in Afghanistan in an April 2004 incident that was initially represented by the Pentagon as an enemy ambush, but later revealed to be a friendly fire.

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  • http://www.kansascity.com/2010/08/27/2178625/fall-arts-stage-new-theatre-plays.html
    By on August 31, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Think of the New Theatre as everybody’s big brother. Without question, the Overland Park dinner playhouse enjoys a reputation for doing high-quality work aimed at a mass audience and is among the most successful commercial theater companies in the region — if not the country. And it’s closing out its 2000-2010 season in style.

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  • GMail Introduces Priority Inbox
    By on August 31, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    jason-za writes with this quote from a Google announcement: “People tell us all that time that they’re getting more and more mail and often feel overwhelmed by it all. We know what you mean — here at Google we run on email. Our inboxes are slammed with hundreds, sometimes thousands of messages a day — mail from colleagues, from lists, about appointments and automated mail that’s often not important. It’s time-consuming to figure out what (more…)

  • England hindered by injury doubts
    By on August 31, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    England’s preparations for Friday’s Euro 2012 qualifier against Bulgaria have been hit by a series of injuries.

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  • Blackburn bidder’s firm shut down
    By on August 31, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    A Bahrain-based company run by the man behind a £300m takeover bid of Blackburn Rovers has been instructed to cease trading by Bahrain authorities.

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  • Shakespeare In Klingon?
    By on August 31, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    stevegee58 writes “As if the Klingon opera described recently here at Slashdot weren’t enough, here’s an interesting offering for Shakespeare buffs. The Washington Shakespeare Company (based in Arlington VA) will soon be performing selections from Hamlet and Much Ado About Nothing in Klingon.”

    Read more of this story at Slashdot.

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  • Motherwell 0-1 Celtic
    By on August 30, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Daryl Murphy scores his first goal for Celtic from the penalty spot as they defeat stuffy Motherwell to go top of the Scottish Premier League.

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  • Scientists Unveil Structure of Adenovirus
    By on August 29, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    An anonymous reader contributes this snippet from Medical News Daily, which begins a story of some interesting medical detective work: “After more than a decade of research, Scripps Research Institute scientists have pieced together the structure of a human adenovirus—the largest complex ever determined at atomic resolution. The new findings about the virus, which causes respiratory, eye, and gastrointestinal infections, may lead to more effective (more…)

  • Lenovo To Launch Chinese Gaming Platform Called Ebox
    By on August 29, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    siliconbits writes “Chinese manufacturer Lenovo will build a video gaming console for the Chinese market and has already spun off a company called Eedoo Technology, including a team of 40 engineers, with the task of developing the platform. It will be called the Ebox, and will be specifically designed to recognize shapes and movement without the need for a dedicated game controller, not unlike Microsoft’s Kinect.”

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  • Chelsea 2-0 Stoke
    By on August 28, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Premier League leaders Chelsea keep up their 100% start to the season with an efficient display against dogged Stoke.

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