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3 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

Peter Bromhead: Author envy

Just when I thought it was going to be an easy run through to election day, with all my cliche props neatly lined up next to my drawing board, along comes this ghastly Nicky character, agitating the contents of our political teacup into some sort of scummy-looking froth.


Related Topix: Opinion

7 hrs ago | The Washington Post

a Sex Box,a a reality show where people have sex in a box on TV, is a real thing for 2015

You might have thought that because it's 2014, we would have reached a low point for reality television somewhere along the line.


Related Topix: World News

8 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

The Diary: Crusher Collins gets a laugh from resignation

She was the victim of a satirical resignation letter this week, but under-fire Cabinet minister Judith Collins insists the humour was not lost on her.


13 hrs ago |

3 blog posts by Maisha Cannon were featured

We dedicated Part 1 to resources used to streamline accounting practices for small HR/Recruiting businesses .


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Microsoft Office, Google, Startups

17 hrs ago | The Village Voice

Environmental Activist Daniel McGowan, Jailed for Blogging, Is Suing the Bureau of Prisons

Daniel McGowan, the environmental activist and former member of the Earth Liberation Front who spent five and a half years in an extreme prison isolation unit, is suing the federal Bureau of Prisons for violating his right to free speech.


Related Topix: Activism, Prison, Federal Prisons, Metropolitan Detention Center, Brooklyn

19 hrs ago | ComputerWorld

R programming language gains on traditional statistics packages

The R programming language is quickly gaining popularity over the traditional statistics packages such as SPSS, SAS and MATLAB, at least according to one data statistician who teaches the language.


Related Topix: Programming Languages, Science / Technology, Mathematics

Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Spokesman-Review

PM Scanner Traffic -- 8.20.14

Please keep it civil. Don't post comments that are obscene, defamatory, threatening, off-topic, an infringement of copyright or an invasion of privacy.


The Unofficial Apple Weblog (TUAW)

Blogo 2 brings a native WordPress app to Os X

For those who use the popular WordPress content management system for blogging, there are a lot of iOS tools.


Science Daily

Experts Denounce Clinical Trials of Unscientific, 'Alternative' Medicines

Experts call for an end to clinical trials of 'highly implausible treatments' such as homeopathy and reiki.


Related Topix: Homeopathy, Medicine, Health

Crooks and Liars

Mike's Blog Round Up

Except that steaming pile of crap Tim Burton served up .... Bird Flu Update: some excellent blogs have emerged specifically to cover the topic.


Related Topix: Planet of the Apes, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Science Fiction Movies, US News, Liberal Political News


Elaine Alden's new lifestyle and fashion blog impresses fashionistas

Elaine Alden has joined the world of fashion and lifestyle bloggers and her website is one that has fashionistas very impressed.


Related Topix: Apparel, Polo Ralph Lauren Corporation

Cybercast News Service

French ex-prime minister seeks nod for '17 vote

An ex-prime minister under Jacques Chirac who was once convicted in a corruption scandal and handed a 10-year ban on public office is jumping into France's 2017 presidential race.


Related Topix: France, Europe, World News

Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Washington Post

Fareed Zakaria faces new accusations of plagiarism

Columns by CNN host Fareed Zakaria, who was disciplined after a plagiarism controversy two years ago, are under scrutiny after new accusations from an anonymous Internet watchdog that says he copied passages from other writers' work.


Related Topix: The Washington Post Company, Washington Post, Publishing, New York, Entertainment

The New Zealand Herald

Kim Dotcom scolded: He's 'a product of a sexist culture'

The Internet Party's gender issues spokeswoman says party founder Kim Dotcom is "a product of a sexist culture which we need to remedy".



'America's Got Talent' Live Blog: The Final 12 Quarterfinalists Perform

Fresh off my first-ever five-for-five prediction perfection, it's time for the final group of America's Got Talent quarterfinalists to hit the stage for a shot to advance to the top 24. The voters, the judges and, most especially, me got it right last week, so here's hoping things play out as they should once again.


Related Topix: Arts, Ballet, Theater, Entertainment, Television


[Interviews] #DX15: Andreas Hale Recalls HipHopDX's Blog Era, Creation Of

HipHopDX celebrated a significant milestone this year. It's been 15 years since Tommy Cherian launched the publication out of his home in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.


Related Topix: Journalism

The New Zealand Herald

PR body to mull over Dirty Politics tactics

The national council of public relations industry body PRINZ meets on Monday and will decide if it needs a change to its code of ethics after tactics described in the Nicky Hager book, Dirty Politics.


Related Topix: Public Relations

CBS-11's Brendan Higgins fired after Aspen arrest

"If my email inbox is any indication, many of you are wondering about a recent incident in Aspen, Colo., that resulted in my arrest.


Related Topix: Aspen, CO, CBS, Media, Television, Showtime Networks, Pitkin County, CO

The New Zealand Herald

Rudman: John Key's double standard

In 2011 John Key was outraged when he discovered his "secret" cup of tea conversations with Epsom Act candidate John Banks had been taped.


The New Zealand Herald

PM's 'last chance' for Collins over blog link

John Key has put Judith Collins on her second final warning in five months over her "unwise" collusion with Whale Oil blogger Cameron Slater to torment a public servant even as the Prime Minister braces for an ongoing stream of damaging emails to be released during the election campaign.