Should US military be worried about ISIS list?

Sal McCloskeyDefense and Military, Legality and PoliticsLeave a Comment

ISIS Soldier

A group claiming to be affiliated with the Islamic State (ISIS) has posted a list of 100 United States military personnel who were alleged participants in combat in Iraq and Afghanistan, urging supporters to target these people for assassination. Should the soldiers be worried? Precautions are reportedly being taken. The threat is unverified, but there are reports that the list … Read More

Can Ted Cruz do more than disrupt the GOP primaries?

Lorie WimbleLegality and PoliticsLeave a Comment

Ted Cruz

Conservative Republican Ted Cruz is expected to be the first major candidate to officially declare his candidacy for President on Monday. Most are saying that he’s too new, too conservative, and too polarizing to win and that he’ll be more of a disruptor like Newt Gingrich in the last presidential election cycle. Does he actually have a chance. Tea Party … Read More

The new ‘Mission Impossible’ trailer gives us hope

Chastity MansfieldMiscellaneous, Offbeat and Weird, UberLeave a Comment

Mission Impossible Rogue Nation

The Mission Impossible franchise was supposed to be awesome. The first installment was. Then, it went downhill quickly from there. The new trailer from the fifth installment gives us hope, mostly because Tom Cruise is front and center again. For those who watched the last installment, Ghost Protocol, you were probably disappointed to realize that Tom Cruise was probably getting … Read More

A concept more than six years in the making

Sal McCloskeyAutomotive and TransitLeave a Comment

Kia GT

A car that first debuted as a concept at the Frankfurt Motor Show in 2011 will finally see production for the 2017 model year. This car is the all-new Kia GT which will finally go from concept to production and become the flagship of the Korean automaker, especially in the U.S. This four-seater car is meant to replace the K900 … Read More

Wolverines!

Chastity MansfieldMiscellaneous, Offbeat and Weird, UberLeave a Comment

Wolverine with wolverines

When we saw this one, we simply couldn’t help ourselves. Here, you see Hugh Jackman, the actor who has become synonymous with the Marvel Comics character Wolverine, standing at the zoo in front of, you guessed it, wolverines. There are too many jokes that can be made from this image. We’ll just let it sit as it is.

The best defense against peanut allergies is… peanuts?

Cactus WilliamsBiology and HealthLeave a Comment

Peanuts

Allergies are rampant around the world. Food allergies in particular are starting to really make an impact on health conditions and it seems as if there’s no correlation between a region’s economic conditions and their tendencies towards food allergy propensity. In other words, food allergies seem to have nothing to do with the quality of medicine in a country. This … Read More

A Dodge Charger in Texas

Scarlett MadisonAutomotive and Transit, UberLeave a Comment

1970 Dodge Charger R/T Hemi 426

In Texas where “all things are bigger” many of the residents own and drive trucks of a variety of sizes and shapes. Some do drive cars, mostly the sedans we see every day heading to work, making the commute on a daily basis and giving the driver (hopefully) a place to decompress after a long day at work. For a … Read More

Uber Highlight: California’s Lotusland Gardens

Jesseb ShilohEcology and Nature, Offbeat and Weird, UberLeave a Comment

California's Lotusland gardens

Those of us in California are used to seeing beautiful scenery in many of our travels. The land is ripe for agriculture with farmland, wineland, and yes, Lotusland. Ganna Walska presents Lotusland to host events, weddings, and special occasions related to nature. It’s an ecological masterpiece in some of the most fertile land in North America. Columbia Tribune did a nice … Read More