Alan Pugh

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Why Is Generation Y So Easy to Bamboozle?

Let's face it. We Baby Boomers made a total hash of democracy, hoisting it aboard a runaway train of unfunded entitlement spending with the throttles on full. Then, rather than address the problem, we got the engineer and conductor brawling over how much the first class passengers should tip the …

STUDY: Obamacare Could Drive Insurance Premiums Up For Some Consumers

What does that mean for you?<p>It could increase premiums for at least some Americans.<p>If you are uninsured, or you buy your policy directly from an insurance company, you should pay attention.<p>But if you have an employer plan, like most workers and their families, odds are you don't have much to worry …

Google Updates Gmail for iOS – Adds Ability to Swipe Between Messages, More

- Mar 27, 2013<p>Google has released version 2.1 of its Gmail app for iOS, adding swipe controls to allow you to move back and forth between emails …

CHART OF THE DAY: How People Use Facebook On Smartphones

IDC conducted a survey in conjunction with Facebook to find out how people are using smartphones. It surveyed 4,446 people aged 18-44 who use iPhones or Android-based phones. In this chart you can see how people are using Facebook on smartphones.

Three arrested for trying to cut undersea Internet cable

Attacks on the submarine cables running along the ocean floors carrying massive amounts of Internet traffic aren’t terribly uncommon. A series of the …

Pirates DFA Strickland, Robinson

The Pirates announced that the team has designated right-hander <b>Hunter Strickland</b> and first baseman <b>Clint Robinson</b> for assignment. (Twitter links.) In …

San Francisco Giant Pablo Sandoval: Good Panda or Bad Panda?

San Francisco Giants' third baseman Pablo Sandoval has had a career with enough twists and turns to make you think he's been around for 12 years. How is it that he has only been in the league since 2008?<p>He arrived on the big stage at AT&T Park on August 14, 2008 with an 0-3, one RBI performance in …

Major League Baseball

Adam Wainwright agrees to deal

The St. Louis Cardinals have agreed with ace pitcher Adam Wainwright on a five-year contract extension worth $97.5 million, according to multiple …

Scott Boras, Concern-Troller

Scott Boras ain't real happy about draft picks -- and draft bonus-pool money, too! -- being tied to free-agent compensation. As you might imagine, …

MLB won't approve padded caps

When then-Oakland Athletics pitcher Brandon McCarthy suffered life-threatening brain injuries after he was struck in the head by a line drive in …

Pittsburgh Steelers: 7 Late-Round Prospects Who Could Contribute as Rookies

When they entered in the league in 2010, Jonathan Dwyer and Antonio Brown were both sixth-round draft picks who had an uphill battle if they were going to contribute at the NFL level. Now as they enter their fourth season, Dwyer and Brown are slated to be the Steelers’ top options at running back …