Ambrose Reed Horton II

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The 1% and Good Rich vs Bad Rich

Much talk about “the 1%” ignores three key issues. First, not all inequality is equally bad. Second, the rich are mostly as replaceable as you and …

Men, what could a personal styling service do for you?

Many men, whether they are interested in fashion or not, have at some time wondered if they could be better-dressed. My journey, two years old, to explore style as an older man, described on my Grey Fox blog, reflects the search many men go through to find a style that reflects their personality …

Breaking Into Comic Using An Obscure Swashbuckling Marvel Character — Without Them Knowing

I got this email today from <b>Pablo Dura</b> talking about how he and his co-creators are trying to get <b>Marvel Comics</b> attention by using a character that I’m …

Hank Pym Rewrites The Physical Rules Of The Marvel Universe, As Explained By The Watcher

Today’s FF #16 is in part a whimsical superhero romp, in part a treatise on power and consequence, and in part a science lesson in Marvel Comics …

Marvel Legends Releases All New X-Men Set

In Brian Michael Bendis' ALL-NEW X-MEN, the original five X-Men come to the future and end up staying in the present, for now. Starting in February, …

Marvel Drops Some More Exciting News Regarding ‘Ant Man’ And ‘Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D.’

Some promising news is coming out of Marvel for both the hit or miss <i>Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D.</i> and Edgar Wright’s <i>Ant-Man.</i> With big releases on the horizon in the coming months, it would seem that Marvel is trying to tighten their properties and keep everything moving smoothly.<p>We have to start with …

George Romero Rewrites Night Of The Living Dead In His New Marvel Comic

<i>Night If The Living Dead</i>, the first zombie movie, was made in 1968 by <b>George Romero</b>. It made his career.<p>Forty-five years later, he has written <i>Empire</i> …

New Muslim Ms. Marvel Doesn't Drink, Date Or Eat Bacon

Marvel is introducing a new character: Kamala Khan. She's a 16-year-old Muslim public high school student in Jersey City. She's also the new Ms. Marvel, and the first Muslim superhero to star in her own mainstream comic book series. Author G. Willow Wilson spoke with <i>Tell Me More</i> host Michel Martin …

Lord Sugar investigated by police after complaint about 'racist tweet'

Lord Sugar has been investigated by police after he was accused a posting a racist message on Twitter.<p>The tycoon posted a photograph of a crying Chinese child and joked: "The kid in the middle is upset because he was told off for leaving the production line of the iPhone 5."<p>A shop owner, Nichola …

Associated Press News

TED: A Choice Point

Originally, the thesis of this essay was going to be that TED, contrary to its reputation for promoting innovative ideas, excludes ideas that are …

Essays

US commando raids target Islamist leaders in Africa

<b>US special forces have carried out two separate raids in Africa targeting senior Islamist militants, American officials say.</b><p>In Libya, US commandos captured an al-Qaeda leader accused of the 1998 bombings of the US embassies in Kenya and Tanzania.<p>Anas al-Liby was seized in the capital Tripoli.<p>And a …

Obama Does Not Rule Out Taking Action On The Debt Ceiling By Himself

In an interview with The Associated Press that was published on Saturday, Obama ducked the question of whether he is "willing to take other action" to prevent default. He only said that he expected Congress would pass a bill to raise it.<p>Here's the key exchange:<p><b>Q:</b> But if they don't, if they get up …

Out Of The Comics, Into Reality: Jet Pack Moves Closer To Market

From Buck Rogers to James Bond, we all have a pretty concrete mental image of a jet pack — a motorized backpack with little handles in front and smoke shooting out of the back.<p>The New Zealand-based Martin Aircraft Co. doesn't just think it's turned the jet pack of your imagination into a reality. …