James O Joneses

18 Flips | 2 Magazines | @Lugmacorv | Keep up with James O Joneses on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “James O Joneses”

Pentagon guilty of billion-dollar accounting fraud, reveals Reuters investigation

A new report from Reuters has discovered widespread accounting fraud at the Pentagon, describing a budget of more than $8 trillion disappearing into a mess of corrupted data, erroneous reports, and unauditable ledgers. Sources from the Department of Finance and Accounting describe the arduous …

Jose Mourinho storms out of press conference ahead of Chelsea's Champions League test against Steaua Bucharest

Jose Mourinho walked out of his press conference ahead of Tuesday’s vital Champions League tie away against Steaua Bucharest after again being pressed about team selection.<p>The game is one <b>Chelsea</b> must win to avoid running the risk of exiting the competition at the group stage for the second year …

Soccer

Arsenal v Napoli: Bacary Sagna believes Arsenal now have the squad to succeed in Europe and the Premier League

Arsenal defender Bacary Sagna believes the club now have the squad size and personnel to mount a sustained assault on both the Premier League and Champions League titles.<p>Manager Arsène Wenger has distanced himself from talk of ending <b>Arsenal's</b> eight-year wait for a major trophy, but a run of five …

Soccer

Why It's Hard to Find a Used Bicycle in Denmark

(Photo: king_david_uk)<p>Visiting friends in Copenhagen and cycling around the city, I wondered why so many bicycles were new (and, having experienced …

What Happens When the US Navy Does a Donut in the Pacific Ocean

And you thought your Hyundai had moves. This is the littoral combat ship USS Independence showing off its turning radius last week. Technically it's …

Christopher Walken Joins Clint Eastwood's Jersey Boys

It looks like Christopher Walken may be getting ready to throw on his dancing shoes once again. According to Deadline, the Oscar-winning star has …

The liberal protest that would shock the right: Moral Monday

A left-wing protest that seeks to reclaim the banner of prayer and morality. The Tea Party would be confounded<p>Kristin Rawls<p>July 23, 2013 8:22pm (UTC)<p>It might surprise you to know that Jesus is frequently and unabashedly invoked in a protest movement that includes support for LGBT and abortion …

Raleigh Unveils 2014 Tamland Gravel Bikes - CXM's Exclusive First Look at the Tamland 2 - Cyclocross Magazine - Cyclocross News, Races, Bikes, Photos, Videos

<i>“People seem to like me because I’m polite and I’m rarely late.” – Brick Tamland</i><p>“Polite” and “rarely late” are fine characteristics in a gravel or …

This 97-Year-Old Creates Beautiful Artwork in MS Paint

Talk about making it hard on yourself: Hal Lasko, a legally blind 97-year-old, is using Microsoft Paint from Windows 95 to create art.<p>MS Paint, …

3D printing at home could have health risks, says study

While industrial 3D printers often use ventilation shafts and filters to evacuate airborne particles, commercially available printers are often set up in environments with little or no thought about the emissions they might be kicking out. In a new study looking into the particle emissions of home …

Apple profits drop again but iPhone sales rise

Apple's profits fell for the second successive quarter on Tuesday – down by 22% – but the company managed to beat analysts' estimates, recording a …

Why GDP Will Rise (Not What You Think)

In <i>Bloomberg BusinessWeek</i>, <b>Peter Coy</b> writes an excellent piece on the Bureau of Economic Analysis’s upcoming revision of Gross Domestic Product …

Justice Department Sues Florida Over Disabled Kids in Nursing Homes

Looking for news you can trust?<br>Subscribe to our free newsletters.<p>The civil rights division says Florida's tea party budget cuts are harming …

The Upside of Quitting

<b>Season 1, Episode 5</b><p>You know the bromide: “a winner never quits, and a quitter never wins.”<p>To which Freakonomics Radio says … <i>Are you sure</i>? Sometimes …

The History of Obesity Revisited

(Photo: davidd)<p>We’ve blogged before about the obesity epidemic, and whether or not it is a recent phenomenon; <b>John Komlos</b> and <b>Marek Brabec</b> have argued …