Archaic

7 words and phrases only lawyers understand

Every job has its own unique vocabulary<p>Legal professions are no exception — in fact, lawyers might use more confusing words and phrases than people in any other field.<p>From "upstanding" to "wobbler," we compiled examples of terms that make sense to lawyers, but make outsiders scratch their …

Racy

Alienation of Affection Claims – Alaska, North Carolina and Beyond.

Article ByJim ArkellUniversity of Alaska FairbanksIt seems that almost every day there is a new accusation of sexual harassment/assault which comes …

Law

MIUI 9 is supported by an impressive total of 40 Xiaomi Android devices

While Xiaomi still has a single phone officially running the newest Android flavor, and public Oreo beta tests available for one additional handset, …

Mobile Technology

Hawaii agency that sent false missile alert exposed a password on Post-it note

On Saturday, people in Hawaii woke up to a ballistic missile alert that was accidentally transmitted by a Hawaii Emergency Management Agency (HI-EMA) …

Gear & Gadgets

A Thank You Note to All the Unsanskaari Women in My Life Who Made Me the Naari I Am Today

All Indian women have grown up learning certain values and principles that we are told must be followed in order to be “good girls” - in other words, …

Montmaurin-La Niche mandible reveals the complexity of the Neanderthals' origin

A team of scientists from the Centro Nacional de Investigación sobre la Evolución Humana (CENIEH) has just published a paper in the journal <i>PLOS ONE</i> …

Evolution

It’s Time For Massachusetts to Embrace The 21st Century and Authorize Retailer Wine Shipments

<i>—National Association of Wine Retailers Urges Lawmakers to</i> <i><br>Finish the Job of Reforming Massachusetts Wine Shipping Laws—</i><p>(Boston, MASS)—In the service …

21st Century

2018: The Year of SaaS Data Protection

We’re calling it. We’ve been in the business of backing up your SaaS data for many years now. And while there’s never been a time when cloud-to-cloud …

SaaS

New NCAA Transfer Rules Coming For Basketball And Football?

Interesting new tidbit came out of ESPN today as studio host Matt Schick went to Twitter with this:<p><i>“I spoke w/ an NCAA official this week who was</i> …

Boston College Eagles

Ten common phrases in Sweden's ancient forest language Elfdalian

Elfdalian has its roots in Old Norse but has developed in isolation since the Middle Ages and retains archaic features not found in other Northern …

Sweden

The question Democrats fear most

As the tax reform bill entered its final consideration in December, one congressional Democrat confided to a colleague that the reason they so …

Ronald Reagan

The Last Jedi Already Pulled From Chinese Theaters

<b>Star Wars: The Last Jedi</b> wasn’t the movie that Chinese audiences were looking for. The science-fiction sequel tanked in China, following up a …

Star Wars

Does Phone Sex Still Exist? People Told Us If They Still Get It On Over The Phone

Upon seeing the term "phone sex" in print recently, I had many questions: First, is it the '90s? And second, speaking of the '90s, why am I …

Dating

Cold Calling: How to Make It Work for You

Cold calling give you the shivers? It doesn’t have to. Now, of course, some people say cold calling is an archaic way to find new clients. But cold …

Human Resources

The Morning Report 1/16

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It’s not time to worry about Mookie Betts’ long-term future in Boston

We ended last week with a rare bit of action in this quiet MLB offseason with the deadline coming and going for teams to exchange arbitration …

Baseball

Swag Surfin': Venables' defense to swing a big fist in 2018

Swag Surfin, part two.<p>Two-time All-American Christian Wilkins will return for his senior year in 2018. Wilkins informed the Clemson football staff of …

College Football

Siblings from Maharashtra Start WhatsApp Group to Protect Women from Virginity Tests

Two siblings from Maharashtra, 26-year-old Priyanka Tamaichekar and 21-year-old Siddhant Indrekar, started a small movement to help the women of …

WhatsApp

Sri Lanka leader rejects move to allow women to buy alcohol

<b>A move to grant women in Sri Lanka the same rights as men to buy alcohol legally has been overruled by President Maithripala Sirisena.</b><p>He told a rally he had ordered the government to withdraw the reform, which would also have allowed women to work in bars without a permit.<p>He said he had only found …

Asia

Bitcoin (BTC) price continues to sink lower

Unfortunately for cryptocurrency traders, the <b>bitcoin</b> (BTC) price continued its disappointing run over the weekend.At the time of writing the bitcoin …

Cryptocurrency

Unfinished business: the fight for marriage equality isn’t over for trans Australians

As the nation celebrates marriage equality, one group has been left with a frustrating wait for change on archaic legislation. The post Unfinished …

Transgender

Dissidia Final Fantasy NT Preview – High Octane Combat

Dissidia Final Fantasy NT Preview<p>The Dissidia NT beta – the PS4 port of the 2015 Japanese arcade game – is finally out before its January 30th …

Street Fighter (Video Game)

The Thumb Thing

When I was a teenager I remember reading a science-fiction story which predicted that by the 21st century, information would be piped directly into …

Bring executive search in-house but don’t scrimp on quality

<b>As employers seek hard-to-find talent and want greater control of their brand, many are looking to build executive search capability in-house, rather</b> …

Human Resources

Today is the deadline for teams and players to exchange arbitration figures

The hot stove is not exactly going as most of us expected it to go, and I usually can only speak for myself but I think I’m comfortable saying that …

Baseball

The blind spots of inherited nostalgia

Lately, I find myself using the phrase “the modern game” a lot and nearly always in a disparaging way. Whenever an article touches on ticket prices, …

Bled

Surmounting Cloud Adoption Challenges With an iPaaS Model

Cloud is not the next big thing anymore. It is now the big thing. Immersive cloud-based technologies have totally altered the IT landscape. …

DevOps

Opinion: Bitcoin’s price surge looks more like Amazon.com than Pets.com

On December 10, 1999, Amazon.com stock closed at $106 per share, a mind-blowing 67 times its price only two-and-a-half years earlier. Opinion …

Business

Pelican ‘Assassin’ Spiders Discovered in Madagascar Are Stealthy Ninjas With Beak-like Fangs

After studying hundreds of specimens from Madagascar, a scientist has discovered 18 new species of one of the most bizarre spiders on the planet: the …

Biological Species

5 features we want to see in a Steam UI update

Valve is reportedly working on a refresh of the Steam user interface. We’ve compiled a list of Steam UI features that need some serious …

UX Design