Most inspectors simply note how clean a food facility looks, Peacock said, and some even go so far as faking inspection reports, handing out “clean sheets” that let violating restaurants off the hook or doing “windshield inspections” from parking lots rather than actually venturing inside establishments.
Digital-music technology has changed cheerleading all the way up the pyramid to the pro level.
*Oh, when am I finally going to settle down and get married? Oh, well – goodness, sorry I need to take this phone call! *
Emmy voters showed their willingness to recognize new comic voices as well as diversity. Donald Glover’s freshman “Atlanta” earned a best comedy bid, as did “Master of None,” starring Aziz Ansari, and “black-ish,” and the TV academy noted that the majority of nominated writers are people of color.
“There’s been a little bit of a learning curve for everyone on this,” Knopp said. “But we’re committed to working together with (the phone carriers).”
“No one did anything wrong here and we need to stand together. Ireland is being picked on and this is unacceptable,” Cook told the newspaper, adding that bias against multinationals from the United States may have been a factor in the decision to impose the bill.
“Incredibly detailed environmental studies using the cutting edge of what we can do in environmental epidemiology … didn’t show any strong association of environmental exposure to breast cancer,” said Northern California Cancer Center’s Clarke. “Other things (like later childbirth and alcohol consumption) did show up as risk factors. It’s a suburban area with a comparable demographic profile to Marin.”
EA admitted the documentation errors, apologized for any confusion their mistake may have created for consumers, and offered to give folks their money back. All of which is exactly the right thing to do, but why’d they take the online out in the first place?
*Combines San Francisco and San Jose metro areas. Sources: Apartment List, Brookings Institution, Pitchbook
Seeing an opportunity to sow loyalty among busy mothers, Mr. Lore founded 1800Diapers.com, later called Diapers.com, in 2005 with his childhood friend Vinit Bharara, promising to deliver everyday household essentials quickly and reliably.
In the end, though, it was likely a compromised email account that led Gadhafi’s forces to the house of Mokhtar’s parents. (Mokhtar believes the regime was monitoring the FGM’s private email address—email@example.com—and that someone slipped and used Mokhtar’s real name in an email.) His father and brother were arrested, and he and Niz barely escaped when they were warned by his sister. Fortunately they had already moved the pilfered dish to a nearby farm, but soon they had to go into hiding themselves. The Free Generation Movement went quiet.
“So it’s general election time, and both candidates need a VP.
Why not make the offer to Clinton to be the nominee on the McCain ticket?” asked trojan8080on the McCain campaign blog. “If she says no, John McCain will look like the guy that really works across party lines.”
The Federal Communication Commission has changed its broadband-privacy plan since it was initially proposed in March. The wireless and cable industries had complained that under the initial plan, they would be more heavily regulated than digital-ad behemoths like Google and Facebook, who are monitored by a different agency, the Federal Trade Commission.
In fact, there are few geek icons Pegg hasn’t had the pleasure of meeting. His list (just off the top of my head) includes: Carrie Fischer, Lou Ferrigno, Gillian Anderson, Peter Jackson, George Lucas, Steven Speilberg, and George Romero, among others.
Clippy may be dead, but it’s going to be a long time before Microsoft lives him down.
It was not clear from the memo whether Talon reports would become part of the Pentagon’s controversial Terrorism Information Awareness (TIA) program, or whether the data would be shared with other government agencies, such as the Department of Homeland Security.
One source of online information that consumers didn’t seem to think mattered much, however, should trouble one of Amazon’s arch rivals:
“Fantasy football is a big money making industry,” said Ahman Green. “You need to have something to bring fans in, and having something like this [fan-run team] will attract fans. “It’s going to be a game-changer. It could graduate to into the NBA, NFL, MLS and could even be used in an All-Star Game. It would bring more fans to the game.”
It’s sold as a must-have accessory to give urban SUVs a whiff of the outback. But U.K. officials say drivers who use spray-on mud to avoid identification by police speed cams face hefty fines for obscuring their license plates.
Fed up with Star Wars fan sites revealing plot secrets of his upcoming films, George Lucas dispatches two stormtroopers to take care of a list of unscrupulous webmasters.
“We went to them two years ago and told them how to fix their network to help protect their users and provide a more stable form of chat. They laughed at us,” Lavalette said. “As it stands now, it is the most out-of-control IRC network on the Internet.”
The Jehovah’s Witnesses are a Christian sect of 6 million worshippers worldwide. Commitment is exhibited through a strict regimen of door-to-door evangelism and adherence to rules against blood transfusions, the celebration of secular holidays and displays of patriotism, such as saluting a flag.
Some more advantages: Indies are privy to their real-time sales data. We are paid monthly rather than once or twice a year. We can explore other genres. I’ve been free to write standard fiction, books like Half Way Home that have more of a fantasy feel to them, all without clearing it with anyone. We can publish short stories and novellas.
“Even though O’s book club was not a real meet-with-your-friends-in-their-homes book club, she encouraged formation of hundreds of new groups that will undoubtedly continue post-Oprah,” said Kristine Ball, who runs reading group site Bookmuse.com. “Reading for a discussion changes the nature of reading itself.”
Infraud remained online well over twice as long as those fellow black markets, while at times hiding in plain sight. The forum was initially hosted as a traditional website, reachable at the URLs infraud.cc and infraud.ws, though it may have later moved to Tor or other better hidden addresses.
The proof is in the perusing. A new study published today in Nature Human Behavior looked at which science books and which political books people shopping at Amazon.com and BarnesAndNoble.com typically bought together. The huge consumer dataset revealed some pretty clear trends: Red-tinged readers prefer applied science, like criminology or medicine, while lefties alight upon books that explore science for science’s sake, like zoology, or abstract physics. And while it’s great that the reasoned examination of facts appeals to everyone, the study seems to suggest that—unsurprisingly, but depressing nonetheless—people seek out the stuff that supports their worldview.
A new trailer is currently available on the Spore website.
These days, people intuitively gather that multinational ginger ale companies are a bit disingenuous in claiming to represent their musical artists’ best interests, but it always helps to have another concrete example of how the system fails unless you’re Gwen Stefani.