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One of the discussions I’ve been having ever since CENTCOM’s Twitter and YouTube accounts were hacked by ISIS supporters is whether or not agencies like U.S. Central Command should even be on social media
The short answer is, obviously, yes. At least it’s obvious to me.
Like any innovation, social media is not without risks. Depending on what you use, it’s a public or semi-public platform. Whatever you post will be seen by more people than you intended — this is a given. So you always post…
As The Colbert Report winds to a close in its 10th season, we’d like to take some time to appreciate one of the show’s best and funniest segments, “Better Know a District.”
The bit, in which Stephen Colbert attempts to interview a representative from each of the 435 voting districts in the House of Representatives, began in Oct. 2005. It turned heads immediately — by 2006, then Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi felt the urge to tell reporters that she “Wouldn’t recommend that anyone go on the…
FLAGSTAFF, Arizona — Visiting the Grand Canyon and other national parks could get a little pricier.
The U.S. National Park Service said 115 of its 401 park units plan to seek public comment on entrance fees that could go up starting next year. It’s part of a broader effort by the agency to bring in more money for visitor services.
The Grand Canyon announced a proposal Friday to increase its per-vehicle fee from $25 to $30 for a…
STOCKHOLM — Isamu Akasaki and Hiroshi Amano of Japan and U.S. scientist Shuji Nakamura won the Nobel Prize in physics on Tuesday for the invention of blue light-emitting diodes, a breakthrough that spurred the development of LED technology used to light up computer screens and modern smartphones.
The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences says their invention is just 20 years old, “but it has already contributed to create white light in an entirely new manner to the benefit of us all.”
As summer travel season begins to wind down, the return to the daily grind may seem inevitable.
In the travel industry, fall is what’s considered “shoulder season” for many vacation destinations. It’s a silly word — of which there are many in the travel industry (see: glamping) — but it’s a great time to look for deals and to enjoy less-crowded locales
September is more about getting back to school and back to work than enjoying the last moments of relaxation. But if your summer trips left…
It’s not ladies’ night without big hair, acid wash jeans and tons of hot pink lipstick.
Comedian Anjelah Johnson, also known as Bon Qui Qui from MADtv, stars in a remix of Montell Jordan’s 1995 hit “This Is How We Do It” to promote a new line of makeup from Benefit Cosmetics.
The ad follows the character Bon Qui Qui, who was also featured in an Alexander Wang ad in 2013. She and her wing women, makeup bags in tow, go out for the…