The Best Performance since 1990?
Dana O’Neil of ESPN.com writes: Robert Morris University, whose best postseason appearance before Tuesday night was an almost-win against Kansas in 1990, beat the University of Kentucky, whose latest best postseason appearance came 350 days ago, when the Wildcats won their eighth national championship. The program with more losses than wins in its history beat the program with more wins...
And You Thought This Was a Good Idea Because...?
Somebody is suing Dr. Oz for following his dumb advice. During an April 17 (2012) episode of “The Dr. Oz Show,” the popular cardiothoracic surgeon touted a segment dubbed “Dr. Oz’s 24-Hour Energy Boost.” Oz encouraged viewers to fill the toes of a pair of socks with uncooked rice, warm up the footwear in a microwave oven and slip them on. “You do this and lie for about 20 minutes with those...
They'll Tell You What the News Is
From the Pew Research Center’s Project for Excellence in Journalism’s annual report on the state of the U.S. media—specifically from it’s section on the changing television landscape—this data point: A separate analysis of cable in late 2012 finds that, over all, commentary and opinion are far more prevalent on the air throughout the day (63% of the airtime) than...