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  1. Many Think This Product is Pretty Much Dead, So Why Spend Millions to Revive It?Read the original story

    Monday Nov 24 |

    As we talk about in our Planning for the Product Life Cycle tutorial , the maturity stage of the PLC is a tough place to be. At this point in its life, a brand has seen the good times decline to the point where many in the company behind the product believe spending more to support it is not a good idea.


  2. Sting to Join the Cast of His Musical 'The Last Ship' Starting Dec. 9Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | KRVN-AM Lexington

    The news was confirmed on Sting's website: he'll take on the role of Jackie White, the foreman of a British shipyard, in the musical. His run starts December 9, and he'll do eight shows a week through January 10. The New York Times reports that in his role as White, he'll be in "about 40%" of the show.


  3. This Malware May Have Gotten the NSA Caught With Its Hand in the Cookie JarRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | Foreign Policy

    In Norse mythology, Regin is a cunning dwarf who raises the hero Sigurd as his own son in order to use him as an instrument of revenge against Regin's deceitful brother, Fafnir. Having become a dragon after stealing the family's hoard of gold, Fafnir is killed by Sigurd, who then goes on to kill Regin when he learns that his adopted father used him to avenge his brother's crime.


  4. A few minutes with Robert OsborneRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | Seattle Times

    Very nice profile in the New York Times this week of Robert Osborne, the genial longtime host of Turner Classic Movies - and did you know he's a University of Washington graduate? A native of Colefax, Washington, the 82-year-old Osborne has been introducing movies on TCM for 20 years - since TCM's first broadcast. As they say, what he doesn't know about movies isn't worth knowing.


  5. Kano's kit computer aims to get kids codingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | USA Today

    Kano's kit computer aims to get kids coding Alex Klein things he can gets the world's kids to code with his colorful computer kit, Kano Check out this story on Kano Co-Founder and Chief Product Officer Alex Klein says their wish is to give a new generation of coders the chance to open up computers and learn what it takes to make them work. NEW YORK - Blame it on The Matrix.


  6. CommentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | The Brooklyn Paper

    Suited up: Legendary journalist Gay Talese still has the American Bridge Co. hard hat we wore while reporting the construction of the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge in the 1960s.


  7. ConstanceNO Stamp, No DeliveryRead the original story

    Mar 24, 2011 | American Reporter

    As Tomahawk missiles from offshore American carriers and ordnance from French Rafale jets rain down fire and death on the Libyan troops and mercenaries of its murderous, erratic leader, the last thing he's worried about is how they spell his name in the headlines of American newspapers. And there's the rub.


  8. Reporting: Rep. Giffords ShootingA Tough Democrat Has Always Faced Tough ChoicesRead the original story

    Jan 9, 2011 | American Reporter

    The shootings in Tucson caught downsized newspapers, superficial cable news networks, and broadcast news networks covering sports, in an even more deficient "weekend" mode. Even the daily Tucson Citizen and the Arizona Republic couldn't update their sites - but neither could the much-respected St. Petersburg Times .


  9. On Native GroundSELF-Regulation is a Disaster for American BusinessRead the original story

    Jun 4, 2010 | American Reporter

    Dennis Hopper died today at 74. He was a friend once, and thinking of him last night, and knowing he was sick, I said a prayer for him before I fell asleep. I'm glad I did; he's gone now, and ever after, it will be too late.


  10. 'Today' looks to rebound from tough weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | Connecticut Post

    In this July 22, 2011 file photo, NBC "Today" television program co-hosts Matt Lauer and Ann Curry appear during a segment of the show in New York. A source with knowledge of the show who spoke on condition of anonymity because the source was not authorized to speak on the matter said Wednesday, June 20, 2012 that NBC is discussing a plan to ease Curry out of the co-hosting role.


  11. Here's How To Show Gratitude To Climate Heroes Big And Small This ThanksgivingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | ThinkProgress

    This Thanksgiving season, the Yale Project on Climate Change Communication once again wants you to tweet out some gratitude via the hashtag #ClimateThanks . In 2013, this effort to thank the many heroes - sung and unsung - who are fighting to preserve a livable climate for billions of people, was wildly successful: Last Thanksgiving 2,500 people and organizations thanked each other through #ClimateThanks.


  12. Harpsichordist Andrew Appel joins the Cast of Salon/Sanctuary...Read the original story

    Monday Nov 24 |

    Step into the dusk of the Ancien Regime, as icons tumble, gossips rumble, and musicians hurl their slings. Arrows fly between the fans of French harmony and Italian melody in this site-specific music-theater piece based on the Philosophe's play of opposites.


  13. Obama Extends U.S. Combat Role in AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | Sojourners

    News agencies reported Saturday morning that weeks ago President Obama signed an order, kept secret until now, to authorize continuation of U.S. military operations in Afghanistan for at least another year. The order authorizes U.S. airstrikes "to support Afghan military operations in the country" and U.S. ground troops to continue normal operations, which is to say, to "occasionally accompany Afghan troops " on operations against the Taliban.


  14. New York Times editorial board member visits CubaRead the original story

    Monday Nov 24 | Babalu Blog

    That s right, New York Times editorial board member Ernesto Londono, author of the recent articles campaigning for an end to the embargo, arrived in Cuba yesterday. He announced his visit with several posts on Twitter, including this invitation.


  15. NYT: Lawmakers, Not Courts, Used to Fix Problem Bills Like ObamacareRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | News Max

    The fate of Obamacare hinges on a Supreme Court decision rather than the give-and-take of the past, when such legislation was fought out on Capitol Hill rather than through the nation's highest court. Legislative work that once helped iron out complicated, controversial bills has fallen by the wayside because of partisan fighting, reports The New York Times .


  16. Huh? NYT Says Hagel 'Wasn't Fired,' But Obama...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 |

    As is the case with so many executive changes in both the public and the private sector, there is vagueness in the circumstances surrounding the end of Chuck Hagel's stint as Obama administration Secretary of Defense. While it's not unusual for an exec to be asked to resign to avoid being formally fired, which was apparently the case with Hagel, the higher-ups involved are usually smart enough to pay tribute to the departed official and move on without letting contrary information get out.


  17. Alan Gilbert to Conduct Clarinet Concerto as Part of Nielsen Project in 2015Read the original story

    Monday Nov 24 |

    The New York Philharmonic and Alan Gilbert will conclude The Nielsen Project - the Philharmonic's acclaimed multi-season survey of the six symphonies and three concertos by Danish composer Carl Nielsen - with Nielsen's Clarinet Concerto, featuring newly appointed Principal Clarinet Anthony McGill in his Philharmonic debut. As part of the project, the concert o will be recorded for future release on Denmark's Dacapo label.


  18. Solar and Wind Energy are Finally Cheaper than Fossil Fuels in the United StatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | Inhabitat

    Solar and wind energy have long struggled to compete with conventional energy sources on two fronts: dispatch and cost. However, new U.S. industry data outlined in the New York Times reveals the cost of these renewable energy sources has fallen dramatically in the last five years, making them competitive with - and sometimes even undercutting - fossil fuel-sourced energy.


  19. Why college is necessary but gets you nowhereRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | Christian Science Monitor

    Graduates celebrate during the Savannah College of Art and Design Fall Commencement on Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014 at the Savannah Civic Center in Savannah, Ga. This is the time of year when high school seniors apply to college, and when I get lots of mail about whether college is worth the cost.


  20. Democrats Buried in West VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | Political Wire

    "Election night was bad for Democrats all over the country, but arguably there were few states where it was worse for their future - and better for Republicans - than in West Virginia," the New York Times reports. "Democrats in the state, long accustomed to controlling virtually every part of the government, lost a Senate race and two competitive House races.