The biggest disruption on Wednesday-evening's flight from San Francisco to Minneapolis came when the flight ran out of red wine. Operations at San Francisco and Minneapolis were calm and orderly, the flight pushed back on time and there were even a few seats to spare. Wednesday evening's flight was reflective of the [...]
I am not a big fan of Black Friday. I’ve never been someone who waited in line for the hot, new, deeply discounted electronic must-have like some of my friends who gather to make an event of it. At least one study found that 99% of the deals out there really [...]
Before I head off to eat a bunch of food and slowly slip into a coma, I wanted to write a quick post that acknowledges the fact that despite all the negativity and hate in the industry (and sometimes in my writing) there’s a lot to be thankful for in [...]
A gimmick game played in front of an audience that has long outgrown the need for missionary appearances from overseas teams is not going to fix the systemic problems that have plagued the game in Scotland for decades.
'Good Dinosaur' image courtesy of Walt Disney This Thanksgiving should be interesting to dissect as it brings both the standard Walt Disney animated smash debut and an uncommonly vital live-action entry as well. What this means is that the speculative math is relatively easy to do this year. For example, when [...]
President of Nigeria Muhammadu Buhari addresses the 70th session of the United Nations General Assembly September 28, 2015 at the United Nations in New York. AFP PHOTO/DON EMMERT In September this year, under a relatively quiet banner, the Sustainable Development Goals (“SDGs”) were announced as part of the UN’s 2030 Agenda [...]
I visited Beaufort Bar at The Savoy in London a couple of months ago and was completely blown away. It was often "secondary" to the hotel's American Bar (with history dating back to World War II as one of the earliest establishments to introduce American-style cocktails to Europe; while Beaufort is fairly recent, [...]
White powder found in a suspicious-looking package at Brussels's largest mosque was determined to be a mix of flour and talc, news reports said Thursday, citing police and firefighters in Belgium's capital city.