Frank McClung

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College football: Pittsburgh stuns No. 2 Miami; Arkansas fires Bret Bielema

Miami's perfect season is over. The Hurricanes can only hope their shot at a spot in the College Football Playoff isn't gone, too.<p>Freshman quarterback Kenny Pickett ran for two touchdowns and threw for another as Pittsburgh stunned the second-ranked Hurricanes 24-14 on Friday. Pickett bulled over …

U.S. Trust Insights on Wealth and Worth | U.S. Trust

Wealth And Worth - Spotlight On Art Collecting<p>The <i>2017 U.S. Trust Insights on Wealth & Worth</i>® survey asked high-net-worth individuals about building a collection, inheriting art, and integrating art into a wealth strategy. The study reveals missed opportunities to realize the full value of an art …

Bank of America

Why I Changed My Mind About Confederate Monuments

Empty pedestals can offer the same lessons about racism and war that the statues do.<p>Six years before it would become the inspiration for bloody protests, the Robert E. Lee monument in Charlottesville, Virginia, was vandalized. The 2011 incident capped off my 11-year residency in the small …

Confederate Monuments

QB Lamar Jackson wins first Heisman Trophy in Louisville history

NEW YORK -- Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson entered this season as a relative unknown, with more than one hurdle to clear. He'll exit it with …

Work Advice: She left for a better gig soon after starting. Is that okay?

<b>Reader 1:</b> We hired an associate who, after only two months, informed me that she would be leaving in another three months for graduate school. I appreciate her informing me now so we can prepare a transition plan.<p>That said, as her manager, I believe she interviewed under false pretenses. Though we …

Ideo, Astro, And Whipsaw: What Every Startup Should Know About Design

For Highway1, a Silicon Valley design accelerator, pros at top consultancies mentored young entrepreneurs. Here’s their best advice.<p>At Highway1, a design accelerator based in San Francisco, startups have four months to transform a prototype into a market-ready product, develop a business plan, …

“The scope of our failure”: The real story of our decades-long foreign policy disaster that set the Middle East on fire

<b>Ronald Reagan, George W. Bush, Donald Rumsfeld (AP/Reuters/Jason Reed/Kevin Lamarque/Photo montage by Salon)</b><p>The brilliant Andrew Bacevich tells Salon why our massive march to folly in Middle East has to be seen as one war<p>Patrick L. Smith<p>May 15, 2016 9:58am (UTC)<p>I first interviewed Andrew Bacevich, …

US urges immediate release of student sentenced to hard labor in North Korea

Punishment of Otto Warmbier is ‘unduly harsh’, says state department as experts decry ‘kangaroo court’ and political motivations<p>The sentencing of 21-year-old US student Otto Warmbier to 15 years’ hard labour in North Korea was “unduly harsh”, the US state department has said, as it called for his …

This general ‘takes umbrage’ at the notion the U.S. military has been gutted

By Dan Lamothe<p>Dan Lamothe<p>Reporter covering the Pentagon and the U.S. military<p>Email Bio Follow<p>On the presidential campaign trail, the U.S. military is frequently cast as a victim. Gov. Jeb Bush (R.-Fla.) has insisted that “every weapon system has been gutted” by the Obama administration. Donald …

Military

Rookie Sam Bennett finding his footing in first full season with Flames

Like any rookie, Sam Bennett's first NHL season has been a series of firsts: first scoring slump, first hat trick, first four-goal game and now the first time facing the team he once idolized.<p>The 19-year-old from Holland Landing, Ont., and the Calgary Flames host the Toronto Maple Leafs on Tuesday …

Why We Hurt Each Other: Tolstoy’s Letters to Gandhi on Love, Violence, and the Truth of the Human Spirit

In 1908, Indian revolutionary Taraknath Das wrote to Leo Tolstoy, by then one of the most famous public figures in the world, asking for the author’s support in India’s independence from British colonial rule. On December 14, Tolstoy, who had spent the last twenty years seeking the answers to …

Pirates clinch playoff spot for 3rd straight season

Pittsburgh last reached the postseason in three straight seasons from 1990-92.<p>Neil Walker had four hits and drove in a career-high six runs, leading the Pittsburgh Pirates over the Colorado Rockies 13-7 on Wednesday night at Coors Field, clinching the third consecutive postseason appearance for the …

10 Surprising Facts About LEGO

You're never going to look at your favorite toy the same way again.<p>Like Easy-Bake Ovens and Troll dolls, you probably remember these famous plastic bricks fondly from your childhood. But did you know the first one was made in 1932 and out of wood? Didn't think so. Here are a few more facts you …

Star Wars: The Force Awakens' villain isn't what you think (spoilers)

Kylo Ren made waves when his tri-bladed lightsaber was first shown in the trailer for <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i>, and he likewise doesn't carry the designation of "Darth" in his name. This led to much speculation about who, or what, he is. Some of that mystery can been explored before the movie is …

Why is China's stock market falling and how might it affect the global economy?

Concerns about inflation, shares and interest rates are raised after ‘Black Monday’ chaos sees billions wiped off markets around the globe<p>China’s stock market has fallen sharply over recent weeks despite measures by officials in Beijing aimed at calming investors’ jitters and shoring up global …

Stock Markets

Disguising Your Car with Fake Rust Looks Interesting, But Won't Prevent Someone From Stealing It

This vinyl wrap job is utterly convincing—and has nothing to do with theft deterrence<p>Having your car painted is a lot of time and work, and is of …

5 most incredible discoveries of the week

A preschool paleontologist and a Shakespearean announcement make the list:<p>4-Year-Old's Big Find in Texas: a Dino: For 4-year-old Wylie Brys, a chance dig in the dirt behind a Texas shopping center led to a giant discovery: the fossil of what could be a 100-million-year-old dinosaur. Scientists from …

AIA Film Challenge

Skip to content<p>Submission period has ended. Public voting opens September 3.<p>Watch Caño Martin Peña: A Blueprint for Better<p>Submissions are in<p>Thank you …

Film Festivals

What to Eat When It's Really Cold Out (Really, Really Cold)

Yes, it's cold out. Maybe even too cold to go out for dinner. But wait till you read what the first man to cross Antarctica by dogsled had to eat before you start complaining.<p>Yes, we know you're cold. Sure, we agree that you'd "literally" be risking frostbite by going out to eat. And we totally get …

Nutrition

What Is The US Dollar Index?

The US Dollar Index is a measure of the value of the United States Dollar relative to a basket of foreign currencies. It began at an arbitrary 100.000 in March of 1973. Since then it has been as high as 164.72 (February 1985) and as low as 70.698 (March 2008).<p>It is a weighted measure using the …

9 Habits of People Who Are Always on Time

Some people get their daily dose of cardio by running into every meeting saying, “Sorry I’m late!” While it might seem like chronic lateness is just …

The Golfer Who Killed Osama bin Laden

Meet Rob O'Neill of SEAL Team 6, who squeezed the trigger on the night of Operation Neptune Spear<p>"There was a golf course nearby," says Rob O'Neill, a member of SEAL Team 6. "I can't say for certain that I saw it, because I had a lot going on in my head. But I knew where it was, and I kind of …

Amazon has three rules for hiring the best people

<i>This post originally appeared at First Round Review.</i><p>“Good intentions don’t work.”<p>This is one of the most important things Anurag Gupta has learned from working at Amazon, where he is currently General Manager of Amazon Redshift and Amazon Aurora. It’s a counter-intuitive notion—after all, we all …

19 Of The Best Snow Scenes In Art

Today marks the official start of winter in the Northern Hemisphere, otherwise known as the Winter Solstice. Or, if you prefer, the most wonderful time of the year. 'Tis the season of rosy cheeks, icy sidewalks and hot chocolate, all the makings of a spectacular Bing Crosby holiday movie.<p>But winter …

World Leaders Hilariously Re-Imagined as Hipsters

In his original painting series, designer Amit Shimoni's <i>Hipstory</i> portraits re-imagine iconic world leaders as members of the youthful hipster subculture. The subjects are seen against solid pastel backgrounds with classic facial features and expressions that distinguish the historical figures. But …

How first-person shooter fatigue led to the serene beauty of Adrift

Serene, thought-provoking, almost meditative at times — the first video game from fledgling studio ThreeOneZero owes its impetus not to the lingering space drama <i>Gravity</i>, of which it bears a striking resemblance, but to a complete opposite: the white-knuckled gunplay of virtual war.<p>Medal of Honor …

Making Rules For Rules: How The Pursuit Of Artificially Intelligent Design Is Changing Videogame Development

“All players believe in intelligent design,” Eskil Steenberg tells me. Steenberg is the designer behind the sprawling MMO Love, one of the first in a wave of recent games attempting to repopularize the idea of procedurally generated worlds first released in 2010. “I was a single person making a …

WoodBlock Printing Press Kit

The WoodBlock printing press kit for Adobe Photoshop by Vintage Design Co.<p>With the <b>WoodBlock printing press kit</b> you can create natural looking …

Graphic Design