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  • Where is Hillary? Zero campaign appearances scheduled thru Nov 1st!

    10/16/2016 8:03:47 PM PDT · by Beautiful_Gracious_Skies · 48 replies
    Hillary's campaign appearance website of scheduled events where she will speak is empty. It displays zero "Hillary" campaign events for the next two weeks! Others, such as Bill, Chelsea, pOTUS, and other surrogates are speaking on her behalf. But no Hillary! That's amazing. Has any presidential candidate not campaigned in the crucial weeks prior to election day? Is Clinton in such poor health that she is literally being propped-up, juiced-up, jacked-up, or medicated just for her final performance prior to this election. Something is very, very wrong with Hillary's empty campaign schedule. Certainly, she can be added into events...
  • Wikileaks: Podesta Exposed Obama's Minute-By-Minute Schedule, Location on Private Email Account

    10/14/2016 8:14:39 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 62 replies ^ | October 14, 2016 | Katie Pavlich
    A 2009 email published by Wikileaks from former White House Counselor John Podesta's private, non-government unsecured email account details the exact travel time and location of then-President Elect President Obama. The email also details the names and phone numbers of pilots escorting Obama and the number designations of planes on which he was flying.
  • Where's Hillary? No public events until 10/19 debate?

    10/14/2016 6:13:04 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 60 replies
    American Mirror ^ | October 14, 2016
    With less than four weeks to go before Election Day, Hillary Clinton seems to be thinking she can disappear and voters won't notice. Coming off the heels of two private fundraisers in California on Thursday, Clinton doesn't have any public events scheduled between today and the final presidential debate on October 19. That's five days.
  • 2016 Presidential Debate Schedule

    07/29/2016 3:17:23 AM PDT · by knarf · 73 replies
    Election Central ^ | July 29, 2016
    So much time between now and then.
  • Clinton's State Dept. calendar missing scores of entries

    06/24/2016 4:22:04 AM PDT · by Bulwinkle · 62 replies
    AP ^ | 6/24/2016
    The AP review of Clinton's calendar — her after-the-fact, official chronology of the events of her four-year term — identified at least 75 meetings with longtime political donors and loyalists, Clinton Foundation contributors and corporate and other outside interests that were either not recorded or listed with identifying details scrubbed. The AP found the omissions by comparing the 1,500-page document with separate planning schedules supplied to Clinton by aides in advance of each day's events. The names of at least 114 outsiders who met with Clinton were missing from her calendar, the records show...
  • Obama After Dark: The Precious Hours Alone (NY Times LOL puff piece alert)

    07/02/2016 8:32:13 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 50 replies
    NY Times ^ | July 2, 2016 | Michael D. Shear
    Mr. Obama calls himself a "night guy," and as president, he has come to consider the long, solitary hours after dark as essential as his time in the Oval Office. Almost every night that he is in the White House, Mr. Obama has dinner at 6:30 with his wife and daughters and then withdraws to the Treaty Room, his private office down the hall from his bedroom on the second floor of the White House residence. There, his closest aides say, he spends four or five hours largely by himself. He works on speeches. He reads the stack of briefing...
  • Ryan sets schedule for Thursday Trump meetings

    05/10/2016 1:48:26 PM PDT · by BAW · 27 replies
    Politico ^ | 5/10/2016 | Rachael Bade
    Donald Trump will meet face-to-face with Speaker Paul Ryan at 9 a.m. on Thursday at the RNC, according to a GOP leadership source familiar with the schedule. RNC Chairman Reince Priebus will sit in the meeting, too. A second meeting including Ryan, Trump and a larger roster of GOP leadership will follow. Attendees will include Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.), Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.), Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-Wash.), and Deputy Whip Patrick McHenry (R-N.C.) There will be no press availability after, but Ryan will do an on-camera availability later that morning, the source said. Trump has no plans...
  • Trump is not posting his usual advance notice of rallys

    03/17/2016 10:33:35 AM PDT · by BAW · 77 replies
    Trump usually posts his upcoming rallies about 5 days in advance and posts a link to the event site to get tickets. Not so today. Have been watching the site for two days now, and no advance notice is being given for any AZ or UT rallies. This might be to thwart the opposition riots.
  • What to expect when you're expecting a flyby: Planning your July around New Horizons' Pluto Pics...

    07/03/2015 9:57:02 PM PDT · by LibWhacker · 9 replies
    The Planetary Society ^ | June 24, 2015 | Emily Lakdawalla
    What to expect when you're expecting a flyby: Planning your July around New Horizons' Pluto Pictures (version 2) Posted By Emily Lakdawalla Wed Jun 24 2015 12:57:00 GMT-0700 (Pacific Standard Time) Topics: New Horizons, Pluto, Charon, mission status New Horizons is getting close to Pluto. Pluto and Charon have enlarged from featureless dots into worlds. Pluto's surface clearly bears streaks and splotches, while Charon is beginning to show the first hints of discernible features. Excitement is building for flyby day, July 14!Key places to watch for New Horizons information: Twitter: @NASANewHorizons (official NASA feed) and @NewHorizons2015 (run by principal investigator...
  • NFL Schedule - 2015

    04/21/2015 5:07:38 PM PDT · by Libloather · 20 replies
    ESPN ^ | 4/21/15
    Everything @ the link.
  • MLB Opening Schedule

    04/05/2015 3:51:24 PM PDT · by TBP · 54 replies ^ | Today, I think | Major League Baseball
    And so it begins!
  • NFL Schedule - 2014 [Live Thread Week 3]

    09/17/2014 4:10:02 AM PDT · by Bender2 · 205 replies
    Week 3 Thursday, Sept. 18 Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Atlanta Falcons, 8:25 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 21 San Diego Chargers vs. Buffalo Bills, 1 p.m. Dallas Cowboys vs. St. Louis Rams, 1 p.m. Washington Redskins vs. Philadelphia Eagles, 1 p.m. Houston Texans vs. New York Giants, 1 p.m. Minnesota Vikings vs. New Orleans Saints, 1 p.m. Tennessee Titans vs. Cincinnati Bengals, 1 p.m. Baltimore Ravens vs. Cleveland Browns, 1 p.m. Green Bay Packers vs. Detroit Lions, 1 p.m. Indianapolis Colts vs. Jacksonville Jaguars, 1 p.m. Oakland Raiders vs. New England Patriots, 1 p.m. San Francisco 49ers vs. Arizona Cardinals, 4:05 p.m....
  • CNN Unveils New Primetime Schedule, Adds Mike Rowe

    04/10/2014 9:14:14 AM PDT · by Paul46360 · 24 replies
    CNN ^ | 4-10 | THE DEADLINE TEAM
    "Mike Rowe’s new series Somebody’s Gotta Do It brings viewers face to face with men and women who march to the beat of a different drum. In each episode, Rowe visits unique individuals and joins them in their respective undertakings, paying tribute to innovators, do-gooders, entrepreneurs, collectors, fanatics – people who simply have to do it. This show is about passion, purpose, and occasionally, hobbies that get a little out of hand."
  • Laser Focus -Obama Schedule: 7 Fundraisers in 3 days

    11/24/2013 4:40:34 PM PST · by politisite · 17 replies
    Politisite/White House ^ | 11/24/2013 | Albert Milliron
    The President’s West Coast tour will bring him to two public events (one on the Economy and one on Immigration Reform) and Seven (count them 7) DNC/DCCC fundraisers. On Sunday, November 24th, the President will travel to Seattle, Washington where Obama will attend two fundraisers for the DNC and the DCCC. He will Remain overnight in Seattle On Monday, November 25th, President Obama will travel to San Francisco, California for an immigration reform event at the Betty Ann Ong Chinese Recreation Center as well two events for the DNC. In the afternoon, President Obama will head to Los Angeles, California...
  • Report: John Kerry Cleared His Schedule to Discuss Arming Syrian Rebels

    06/09/2013 8:08:46 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 7 replies
    Yahoo! News ^ | 6/9/13 | Abby Ohlheiser | The Atlantic Wire
    It looks like the U.S. government will give serious thought this week to arming Syrian rebel groups, days after Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's forces re-captured the key city of Qusair. Secretary of State John Kerry, according to an AP report, has pushed back his mideast trip this week because the White House is planning to discuss sending weapons to some rebel groups. Kerry was supposed to go to Israel and Palestine to hack away at a peace plan for the region. But, perhaps because Syria's situation became even more pressing this week, the Associated Press's sources say that reported trip...
  • Eric Holder’s Schedule: Frequent Meetings With Race-Based Groups

    04/10/2013 2:19:07 PM PDT · by Nachum · 15 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 4/10/13 | Ian Smith
    Attorney General Eric Holder began his tenure by calling Americans cowards regarding racial issues. Newly released documents reveal that Holder’s schedule shows a preoccupation with racial issues: he spends an inordinate amount of time meeting with race-centered organizations. Recently, the Department of Justice began making Holder’s daily schedules available online. Although the schedules are far from complete and heavily redacted, the compiled summary below (links to documents provided) shows how much time and access the office of the attorney general allocates to ethnocentric lobbyists and race-based associations. For 2009, Holder’s first year as AG, over just a nine-month period (the...
  • The schedule for the conclave (with U.S. times)

    03/11/2013 2:08:12 PM PDT · by NYer · 2 replies
    Catholic World Report ^ | March 10, 2013 | Catherine Harmon
    Vatican firefighters secure a smokestack on the roof of the Sistine Chapel at the Vatican March 9. Smoke coming from the chimney will be the only sign to the world of how things are progressing inside the chapel during the conclave. White smoke signals that the cardinal electors have elected a new pope. Black smoke indicates voting has been not been conclusive. (CNS photo/Paul Haring) Yesterday Vatican spokesman Federico Lombardi, SJ released a schedule for the sessions of the conclave to elect a new pope, set to begin Tuesday, March 12, including a time-table for when the “fumata” (the...
  • 2013 NFL Divisional Playoff Schedules

    01/06/2013 7:05:01 PM PST · by Perdogg · 28 replies
    Saturday 01/12/13 at (-9, O/U 45), 430pm EST - CBS TV. Weather cold, 30% chance of snow, about 30 degrees. at (-3, O/U 45), 800pm EST - FOX TV. Weather cool 10% chance of showers, about 50 degrees. Sunday 01/13/13 at (-2, O/U 45.5), 100pm EST - Fox TV. Weather not a factor; dome. at (-9.5, O/U 48.5), 430pm EST - CBS TV. Weather 50% chance of rain, warm, around 50 degrees.
  • Obama Schedule || Thursday, September 20, 2012 (WHEW! Busy Day!)

    09/19/2012 6:41:52 PM PDT · by My Favorite Headache · 6 replies
    The White House ^ | 9/19/2012
    Obama Schedule || Thursday, September 20, 2012 by Keith Koffler on September 19, 2012, 9:34 pm 9:30 am || Receives the Presidential Daily Briefing 10:45 am || Departs White House 1:20 pm || Arrives Miami 2:20 pm || Participates in a town hall hosted by Univision; University of Miami; Coral Gable, Florida 5:25 pm || Departs Miami 6:20 pm || Arrives Tampa 6:50 pm || Delivers remarks at a fundraiser; private residence, Tampa 9:05 pm || Departs Tampa 11:25 pm || Arrives White House All times Eastern
  • (Live Thread) Day 4 Republican National Convention

    08/30/2012 4:31:56 PM PDT · by newzjunkey · 1,851 replies
    RNC ^ | 30 Aug 2012
    THURSDAY — 7 p.m. Call to order Introduction of Colors US Central Command Joint Forces Color Guard Team Pledge of Allegiance by Dylan Nonaka National Anthem sung by SEVEN Invocation by Ken and Priscilla Hutchins Remarks by Republican Senate candidate and U.S. Rep. Connie Mack, R-Fla. Reagan Legacy Video Remarks by former House Speaker and GOP presidential candidate Newt Gingrich and wife Callista Gingrich Remarks by Craig Romney — 8 p.m. Remarks by former Gov. Jeb Bush, R-Fla. Remarks by Bob White, chairman of Romney for President campaign Remarks by Grant Bennett Remarks by Tom Stemberg — 9 p.m. Remarks...
  • Obama Schedule || Monday, August 20, 2012

    08/19/2012 7:01:05 PM PDT · by Nachum · 14 replies
    White House Dossier ^ | 8/19/12 | Keith Koffler
    11:05 am || Receives the Presidential Daily Briefing 12:20 pm || Lunch with Biden 2:25 pm || Participates in interviews with local TV anchors from Jacksonville, Florida; Norfolk, Virginia; and San Diego, California; Roosevelt Room 6:15 pm || Has dinner with the first lady and winners of a campaign contest; Washington All times Eastern Live stream of Carney briefing at 1:00 pm
  • Rick Santorum for President campaign stops in Missouri and Illinois - Saturday 17th & Monday 19th

    03/16/2012 8:46:11 PM PDT · by Steelers6 · 50 replies
    Rick Santorum for President 2012 ^ | March 16, 2012 | Steelers6
    Saturday, March 17: 8:00am CST: Senator Santorum will meet and greet voters in St. Louis, MO. Location: Westminster Christian Academy 800 Maryvill Centre Drive St. Louis, MO 63017 9:15am CST: Senator Santorum will meet and greet voters in Wildwood, MO. Location: Schnucks Wildwood Crossing Community Room 16580 Manchester Road Wildwood, MO 63040 10:20am CST: Senator Santorum will speak in Ballwin, MO. Location: Ballwin Police Station 300 Park Drive Ballwin, MO 63011 11:30am CST: Senator Santorum will speak in Hazelwood, MO. Location: Prairie Commons Library Auditorium 915 Utz Lane Hazelwood, MO 63042 2:00pm CST: Senator Santorum will hold a Rally for...
  • Rick Santorum be in Missouri & Illinois on Friday and Saturday. Locations and times listed.

    03/15/2012 10:19:43 AM PDT · by Steelers6 · 43 replies
    Rick Santorum for President ^ | March 15, 2012 | Steelers6
    Friday, March 16: 10:30am CST: Senator Santorum will hold a Rally for Rick in Osage Beach, MO. Location: Main Street Music Hall 5845 Osage Beach Parkway Osage Beach, MO 2:00pm CST: Senator Santorum will speak to students at John Hersey High School in Arlington Heights, IL. Location: John Hersey High School 1900 East Thomas Street Arlington Heights, IL 60004 7:00pm CST: Senator Santorum will hold a Rally for Rick in Arlington Heights, IL. Location: Christian Liberty Academy 502 W. Euclid Avenue Grace Gymnasium (West side of building) Arlington Heights, IL 60004 Saturday, March 17: 2:00pm CST: Senator Santorum will hold...
  • Health care schedule set (Supreme Court puts Obamacare on the chopping block in March)

    12/10/2011 7:43:08 AM PST · by Libloather · 14 replies
    Scotusblog ^ | 12/08/11 | Lyle Denniston
    Health care schedule setLyle Denniston - Reporter Posted Thu, December 8th, 2011 5:25 pm The Supreme Court on Thursday spelled out a schedule for filing of written arguments in the three cases on the constitutionality of the new federal health care law. The period for filing opens 0n January 6 and runs through March 13. No date is set yet for the two days planned for oral arguments, but the briefing schedule suggests that those hearings will occur in the week of March 26. Lawyers, who proposed the briefing schedule, told the Court they will make suggestions later for dividing...
  • White House Denies Targeting Swing States in Obama Travel Schedule

    11/28/2011 6:01:33 PM PST · by Nachum · 8 replies
    Fox News ^ | 11/28/11 | Staff
    WASHINGTON – The White House on Monday rejected charges that President Obama is traveling on the taxpayer dime to campaign in swing states more frequently than any of his predecessors, saying a new study doesn't take into account that Obama "expanded the political map dramatically" in 2008 so that states not previously considered battlegrounds now are. White House spokesman Jay Carney argued that a Wall Street Journal study that showed Obama has attended 54 events in 11 battleground states over 42 days between Jan.1 and Nov. 17, 2011,
  • NCAA Football Schedule week 6 - Oct 6th through Oct 8th

    10/06/2011 3:38:40 AM PDT · by Perdogg · 18 replies
    Thursday, October 6 TIME (ET) MATCHUP 7:30 PM ET Western Kentucky at Middle Tennessee 9:00 PM ET California at No. 9 Oregon Friday, October 7 TIME (ET) MATCHUP 9:00 PM ET No. 5 Boise State at Fresno State Saturday, October 8 TIME (ET) MATCHUP 12:00 PM ET No. 3 Oklahoma vs. No. 11 Texas* 12:00 PM ET Maryland at No. 13 Georgia Tech 12:00 PM ET Connecticut at No. 16 West Virginia 12:00 PM ET Mississippi State at UAB 12:00 PM ET Louisville at North Carolina 12:00 PM ET Minnesota at Purdue 12:21 PM ET Kentucky at No. 18 South...
  • Herman Cain’s crowded calendar (Everybody wants to coach a home run hitter)

    09/26/2011 6:52:12 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 16 replies
    Hotair ^ | 09/26/2011 | Tina Korbe
    Herman Cain wins the Florida straw poll, and, all of a sudden, his dance card is full. Next week will be a particularly busy one for the candidate.He’ll meet Monday with the Donald, only the third out-and-out candidate to do so. (Rick Perry met with him earlier this year and Mitt’s meeting with him today.) Why that should matter, I’m not quite sure, except that Donald Trump is adept at stirring media attention and also, just like Sarah Palin, must at all costs be dissuaded from a third-party run (which has always been a remote possibility for Trump, but a...
  • In May, Obama worked about four hours a day

    06/29/2011 9:23:50 PM PDT · by FreedomFighter1013 · 41 replies ^ | June 29, 2011 | Greg C.
    According to the White House, the President doesn't work all that much. During the month of May, which included 21 working days, President Obama claims he worked about 92 hours (91.95 to be exact). That's according to the White House schedule, posted on the Website. That equates to an exhausting 4.4 hours per day. Excluding his grueling G8 summit travels during the week of May 23 (when he was forced to endure eight hour work days!), Mr. Obama worked an average of 3.25 hours per day when at the White House in May. Indeed, the President's schedule is so...
  • The Presidential Planner [Obama staying 'behind-closed-doors' on Election eve]

    11/01/2010 8:27:41 AM PDT · by SeattleBruce · 54 replies ^ | 11/01/2010 | Sunlen Miller
    After a weekend of campaigning in four states President Obama will spend Election eve behind-closed-doors at the White House today.
  • Fox News Breaks Out Its Heavy Hitters: Weekday Lineup Will Air This Sunday To Cover Elections

    10/31/2010 9:03:10 AM PDT · by STARWISE · 22 replies
    Mediaite ^ | 10-29-10 | Hillary Busis
    As a special Halloween treat—or because of the election on Tuesday, whichever—Fox News is bringing out its “A” game this Sunday. A rep from the network tells us that Fox’s main weekday anchors and hosts will helm Sunday’s coverage, keeping viewers up to date on pre-election news all day long. Additionally, Bret Baier and Megyn Kelly are set to anchor a special America’s Election Headquarters from 8-9PM that evening. The full day’s schedule will be as follows: 6 AM/ET –FOX and Friends with Gretchen Carlson, Steve Doocy and Brian Kilmeade 9 AM/ET –America’s Election Headquarters with Bill Hemmer and Martha...
  • Obama Position on WikiLeaks Explained

    08/01/2010 1:36:31 PM PDT · by John Semmens · 8 replies · 5+ views
    The publication of classified documents related to the Afghan War has put the lives of US troops and native Afghans who have assisted them in danger. US Defense Secretary Robert Gates fears the leak may cause huge damage. Embedded in the documents were names and places that could be used by al-Qaeda or the Taliban to carry out reprisals against specific individuals or towns. Wikileaks spokesman, Julian Assange said he contacted the Obama Administration prior to publishing the documents. “We wanted to give them the opportunity to redact content that would endanger anyone’s life,” Assange recalled. “After getting no response...
  • Barack the Busy Bee

    07/29/2010 7:49:23 PM PDT · by The Looking Spoon · 8 replies · 2+ views
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 7-29-2010 | Jared H. McAndersen
    Obama skipped the Boy Scout Jamboree celebrating their 100 years in existence so he could be on The View. Boy Scout spokesman Deron Smith graciously excused the abscence, rightly pointing out how, "it just depends on his schedule..."  What would that schedule look like anyway? Hmm..... As usual you can click on the image to view it at full size. The Looking Spoon is a conservative humor/satire/art/commentary blog, visit to see more posts and art
  • A Man Who Took Life's Business Lemons and Made His Own Business Lemonade

    07/16/2010 11:40:03 AM PDT · by Niuhuru · 4 replies
    Associated Content ^ | Published July 16, 2010 by: | Alice Winters
    After getting frustrated out of the lemons his problems gave him, David Miller made his own corporate lemonade. Due to the frustration of always having to call technical support to solve his own frequent hardware problems, he started taking the initiative to educate himself.
  • SIC (Slacker In Chief) Daily Schedule (Obama has BBQ today!)

    06/21/2010 6:59:33 AM PDT · by milwguy · 12 replies
    politico ^ | 6/21/2010 | p
    8:00 AM 9:00 AM 10:00 AM 10:15 AM Obama delivers remarks at a Father’s Day event. 10:30 AM Biden visits a construction site in Michigan. 11:00 AM 12:00 PM 12:15 PM Obama hosts a Father’s Day Mentoring Barbecue at the White House. 1:00 PM White House staff brief members of the press. 1:30 PM Biden attends an event for Dan Seals in Chicago. 2:00 PM 3:00 PM Biden attends an event for Alexi Giannoulias. 3:45 PM Obama receives the economic daily briefing. 4:00 PM 4:15 PM Obama meets with senior advisers. 5:00 PM
  • Slacker in Chief schedule for the day...(only half day work today, time to call out Loafer Barry)

    06/11/2010 7:00:30 AM PDT · by milwguy · 16 replies · 759+ views
    politico ^ | 6/11/10 | p
    Friday Jun. 11, 2010All Times Eastern Michelle Obama addresses the Anacostia Senior High School Commencement. 7:00 AM 8:00 AM 9:00 AM 9:30 AM Obama receives the presidential daily briefing. 10:00 AM Obama receives a briefing on the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill. 10:40 AM Obama meets with small business owners. 11:00 AM Obama delivers a statement to the press. 11:15 AM Obama meets with senior advisers. 11:45 AM Obama meets with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. 12:00 PM 1:00 PM 2:00 PM 3:00 PM 4:00 PM 5:00 PM
  • Another jam packed schedule for POTUS Barry today

    06/08/2010 7:29:53 AM PDT · by milwguy · 28 replies · 62+ views
    politico ^ | 6/8/10 | politico
    9:30 AM Obama receives the presidential daily briefing. 10:00 AM Obama receives the economic daily briefing. 10:30 AM Obama receives a BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill briefing. 11:00 AM Obama departs the White House en route to Ft. McNair landing zone. 11:40 AM Obama holds a tele-town hall meeting with seniors. 12:00 PM 1:00 PM 2:00 PM Obama meets with senior advisers. 2:45 PM Obama meets with Sen. Byron Dorgan. 3:00 PM 4:00 PM 5:00 PM 6:00 PM 6:30 PM Barack Obama and Michelle Obama host a congressional picnic at the White House.
  • Iraq Election Assists Drawdown Timetable

    03/10/2010 4:18:43 PM PST · by SandRat · 1 replies · 93+ views
    WASHINGTON, March 10, 2010 – As parliamentary election results are tallied in Iraq, a U.S. commander there said it’s unlikely any outcome would require American troops to stay beyond their scheduled withdrawal. Polling this week has been characterized by military officials as a “historic” moment for Iraq that, barring a catastrophic event, paves the way for the drawdown of U.S. forces from 98,000 to 50,000 before September. Asked in a news conference today if a potential balloting result exists that could change the pace of U.S. withdrawal, Army Maj. Gen. Terry A. Wolff, commander of U.S. Division Central told Pentagon...
  • Space hotel says it's on schedule to open in 2012

    11/02/2009 11:00:14 AM PST · by NormsRevenge · 26 replies · 835+ views
    Reuters on Yahoo ^ | 11/2/09 | Stuart McDill
    BARCELONA (Reuters) – A company behind plans to open the first hotel in space says it is on target to accept its first paying guests in 2012 despite critics questioning the investment and time frame for the multi-billion dollar project. The Barcelona-based architects of The Galactic Suite Space Resort say it will cost 3 million euro (2.7 million pounds) for a three-night stay at the hotel, with this price including an eight-week training course on a tropical island. During their stay, guests would see the sun rise 15 times a day and travel around the world every 80 minutes. They...
  • Primetime Pilot Panic (Fall TV: Dollhouse, Castle, Lie To Me, Scrubs, Better off Ted renewed)

    05/16/2009 6:43:09 AM PDT · by tlb · 59 replies · 1,899+ views
    Deadline Hollywood Daily ^ | May 16, 2009 | Nikki Finke
    7TH UPDATE: ABC has officially picked up Jerry Bruckheimer's pilot THE FORGOTTEN to series. 6TH UPDATE: I'm told ABC just picked up THE MIDDLE with a 13 episode order. The pilot starring Patricia Heaton. Same with the pilot that Kelsey Grammar was exec-producing and starring in, AWESOME HANK which ABC also picked up. 5TH UPDATE: I just heard that ABC offered to pick up 6 episodes of V -- but Warner Bros has not accepted. ABC also has ordered the hour-long HAPPY TOWN. 4TH UPDATE: ABC has officially renewed Better Off Ted. 3RD UPDATE: I've just learned that ABC has...
  • Pats to host Bills on Monday night(author can't count)

    03/23/2009 8:29:13 PM PDT · by BerniesFriend · 2 replies · 293+ views
    ESPN ^ | 03/23/09 | unknown
    DANA POINT, Calif. -- The Pittsburgh Steelers get their opening-night showcase as Super Bowl champions. The oldest rivalry in football has a first-week renewal in prime time. An old AFL-style doubleheader closes out the weekend. That's how the NFL will begin the 2009 season, starting with as juicy a matchup as possible: Pittsburgh hosting the Tennessee Titans, who merely had the league's best record in 2008 and who beat the Steelers 31-14 at Heinz Field in the 15th game of the season.
  • Sawyer: Obama Still Working When W Would Be In Bed

    01/29/2009 10:20:11 AM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 94 replies · 3,178+ views
    FinkelBlog ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    And he’s hard-working, too, unlike that previous guy! Sharing with America President Obama’s daily schedule, Diane Sawyer managed to work in a little shot at President Bush’s early-to-bed habits. [H/t FReeper library user] DIANE SAWYER: For the first time, we have details this morning on the new night-owl presidency. We have the president’s schedule: compare it to yours. He hits the gym at 6:45 AM, does weights and cardio. He reads several paper, eats breakfast with the family, sees his daughter off to school, both daughters off to school. Then makes the 30-second commute to work, landing him in the...
  • Thompson schedule belies 'lazy' charge

    11/25/2007 5:46:56 AM PST · by Josh Painter · 36 replies · 24+ views
    The Tennessean | 11/25/07 | Bill Theobald
    Neither articles nor excerpts of articles from the Tennessean can be posted on FR. Here is a link to the story: The
  • Years behind schedule and over-budget, the [Royal] navy unveils its latest stealth submarine

    05/09/2007 11:34:00 AM PDT · by bedolido · 38 replies · 1,579+ views ^ | 05-09-2007 | Staff Writer
    The Royal Navy has unveiled its largest and most powerful attack submarine, a month before the over-budget, overdue vessel is due be launched. Military officials say HMS Astute will be able to circumnavigate the planet without surfacing, and its nuclear reactor is designed to last for the vessel's 25-year operational life, meaning it will never need to be refueled. An artist's impression of the Astute class submarineInside the Astute class submarine
  • NHL announces 2007 Stanley Cup Playoffs Conference Quarterfinal schedule

    04/10/2007 4:15:58 AM PDT · by airborne · 98 replies · 2,346+ views
    NHL.COM ^ | April 8, 2007 | none
    The National Hockey League today announced the dates, times and national broadcast information for the 2007 Stanley Cup Playoff Conference Quarterfinal round, which begins Wednesday, April 11. That night, League scoring champion Sidney Crosby makes his NHL postseason debut when the Pittsburgh Penguins visit the Ottawa Senators; the Anaheim Ducks host the Minnesota Wild; the Vancouver Canucks host the Dallas Stars and the San Jose Sharks visit the Nashville Predators. The other series open Thursday, when the Presidents' Trophy-winning Buffalo Sabres host the New York Islanders; the New Jersey Devils host the Tampa Bay Lightning; the Atlanta Thrashers play the...
  • Smashing the Clock

    12/07/2006 4:10:28 PM PST · by Arthalion · 26 replies · 1,118+ views
    Yahoo Finance ^ | 12/7 | Michelle Conlin - BusinessWeek Online
    No schedules. No mandatory meetings. Inside Best Buy's radical reshaping of the workplace --- At most companies, going AWOL during daylight hours would be grounds for a pink slip. Not at Best Buy. The nation's leading electronics retailer has embarked on a radical--if risky--experiment to transform a culture once known for killer hours and herd-riding bosses. The endeavor, called ROWE, for "results-only work environment," seeks to demolish decades-old business dogma that equates physical presence with productivity. The goal at Best Buy is to judge performance on output instead of hours. Hence workers pulling into the company's amenity-packed headquarters at 2...
  • Boeing's 787 on schedule, demand strong

    12/06/2006 10:43:53 AM PST · by skeptoid · 29 replies · 1,188+ views
    Seattle Post-Intelligencer ^ | Wednesday, December 6, 2006 | DAVE CARPENTER
    Boeing Co.'s 787 Dreamliner remains on schedule for its first test flight next summer and for delivery to airlines in 2008 despite the ongoing challenge to make it lighter, the new head of the company's commercial airplanes unit said Wednesday. Scott Carson told an investment conference in New York that Boeing has 435 firm orders for the new jet from 35 customers along with another 21 nonbinding commitments. The continuing demand makes it "the very strongest product launch in the history of this industry," he maintained.
  • Y2K-Like Fears Create Shuttle Scheduling Crunch

    11/06/2006 2:44:20 PM PST · by blam · 34 replies · 875+ views
    New Scientist ^ | 11-6-2006 | Kellt Young
    Y2K-like fears create shuttle scheduling crunch 22:07 06 November 2006 news service Kelly Young The shuttle Discovery is being prepared for a December launch in the Vehicle Assembly Building at Florida's Kennedy Space Center (Image: NASA) NASA hopes to get its next space shuttle off the launch pad and back on the ground by the end of 2006 in order to avoid the spectre of problems once ascribed to 'Y2K'. It is now considering moving the shuttle Discovery's planned lift-off ahead by one day, to 6 December. The space shuttle's computer software is about 30 years old and does...
  • Unruly passenger disrupts flight from LA to Washington - United Flight 890 on schedule.

    09/12/2006 7:40:48 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 54 replies · 1,950+ views
    ap on Daily Comet ^ | 9/12/06 | AP
    A passenger tried to open the exit door of a United Airlines plane while it was flying from Los Angeles to the Washington, D.C, area on Tuesday night, airline and Transportation Security Administration officials said. United Flight 890 landed as scheduled at Washington Dulles International Airport at 8:35 p.m., said TSA spokeswoman Amy Kudwa. No one was injured. The passenger became unruly about 3 1/2 hours into the flight and was subdued by other passengers and federal air marshals, said United spokeswoman Megan McCarthy. "After the passenger was restrained, the pilot decided to land at Dulles," McCarthy said. "It wasn't...
  • National Guard Ahead of Schedule for Operation Jump Start

    07/17/2006 7:23:31 PM PDT · by SandRat · 8 replies · 454+ views
    American Forces Press Service ^ | Sgt. Jim Greenhill
    LAREDO, Texas, July 17, 2006 – National Guard troops flowing to the Southwest border are highly visible to drivers at an Interstate 35 inspection station north of this Texas border town as soldiers assist U.S. Border Patrol agents scrutinizing every northbound vehicle. A Texas National Guard soldier and Border Patrol Senior Agent Chad Wamsley accompany Ricky I, a Belgian Malinois, as the detection dog checks a tractor-trailer truck for drugs or concealed people at the Border Patrol's Interstate 35 checkpoint, north of Laredo, Texas. The soldier, who is not being named for security reasons, volunteered to serve for a...
  • U.S. to Israel: Bus convoys must start on schedule

    12/13/2005 12:43:03 PM PST · by Esther Ruth · 9 replies · 366+ views ^ | 22:36 13/12/2005 | Akiva Eldar and Gideon Alon
    Last update - 22:36 13/12/2005 U.S. to Israel: Bus convoys must start on schedule By Akiva Eldar and Gideon Alon, Haaretz Correspondents, and Haaretz Staff The American administration is demanding Israel implement an agreement it signed with the Palestinian Authority and allow bus convoys traveling between the Gaza Strip and West Bank begin on the agreed upon date. Israel Defense Forces Chief of Staff Dan Halutz said Tuesday that Israel would not allow the convoys until the PA cracked down on rocket fire from the Gaza Strip into Israel. "Israel has no intention of allowing passage to Palestinian convoys from...