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Jun 24, 2014

QUENTIN LETTS: Miss Reeves' voice sounds like a blocked peashooter

Rachel Reeves has an economics background, was a chess champion as a child, and worked for the Bank of England before politics...

Jul 03, 2014

'America' review: Dinesh D'Souza's winners' history dismisses underdogs

"America," the latest big-screen diatribe from the author-filmmaker Dinesh D'Souza, arrives this Fourth of July week with one main goal: to prove that America is great. Few would argue with that conclusion. It's D'Souza's reasons that beggar belief. ... #Dinesh D'Souza #Barack Obama #Hillary Rodham Clinton #Noam Chomsky #Wall Street #Howard Zinn

Jul 11, 2014

Joachim Löw can steer Germany to World Cup glory against Argentina

The way Germany crushed Brazil makes them favourites in the final but dont count out some Lionel Messi magic So here we are: Germany and Argentina, two traditional football nations, will decide the 2014 World Cup and no one can say they dont deserve ... #Argentina national football team #Brazil national football team #Germany #Argentina

Jul 03, 2014

Unique Fighting Challenge: Chris Weidman defends title against distinctive Lyoto Machida

Lyoto Machida changes a fighter's dialogue. Those cliched "knock him out" or "look for the finish" or "impose my will" statements mysteriously disappear, replaced by phrases such as "figure him out" and "solve the puzzle" and "chess game." That's wha... #Randy Couture #Jon Jones (fighter) #Ryan Bader #Anderson Silva #Rashad Evans #Lyoto Machida #Mark Munoz (fighter) #Chris Weidman

Jul 11, 2014

Joachim Löw can steer Germany to World Cup glory against Argentina

The way Germany crushed Brazil makes them favourites in the final but dont count out some Lionel Messi magic So here we are: Germany and Argentina, two traditional football nations, will decide the 2014 World Cup and no one can say they dont deserve ... #Argentina national football team #Brazil national football team #Germany #Argentina

Jul 21, 2014

Local divers discuss how they found, salvaged Civil War shipwreck on the St. Johns

It took years of determination and divers willing to dig and feel around in the murky St. Johns River before the lead chess pieces, polished dominoes and handmade flutes could be liberated from a Civil War shipwreck and provide a look into the past. ... #Argentina national football team #Brazil national football team #Germany #Argentina

Jul 21, 2014

Local divers discuss how they found, salvaged Civil War shipwreck on the St. Johns

It took years of determination and divers willing to dig and feel around in the murky St. Johns River before the lead chess pieces, polished dominoes and handmade flutes could be liberated from a Civil War shipwreck and provide a look into the past. ... #Argentina national football team #Brazil national football team #Germany #Argentina

Jul 10, 2014

Luis F. Sanchez: Argentina advances to World Cup final after vibrant chess match with Netherlands

Argentina will stick up for America in the final match of the 2014 World Cup on Sunday at Maracanã Stadium after defeating the Netherlands on penalty kicks 4-2 in a vibrant chess match that had ended in a 0-0 tie after 120 minutes on Wednesday at the... #Argentina national football team #Brazil national football team #Germany #Argentina

Jul 16, 2014

Practice Might Make You A Better Chess Player But It Won't Make You Valedictorian

“Practice isn't the thing you do once you're good. It's the thing you do that makes you good.” It’s a lovely idea, popularized by Malcolm Gladwell in his 2008 book, Outliers . As you might remember, Gladwell’s “magic number of greatness” was 10,000 h... #Malcolm Gladwell #New York Times Company

Jul 12, 2014

James Listened to His Heart, Not His Head

Armando Salguero, Miami Herald Good luck, LeBron James. YouÂ’re a great basketball player and a champion. But as a businessman, you shot an air ball on this one. If your intention in jumping from Cleveland to Miami and back to Cleveland was ever to m... #Malcolm Gladwell #New York Times Company