Archive for July 6th, 2011

July 6th, 2011 - 8:51 pm § in Misc.

BREAKING NEWS: China deepens engagement with Libyan rebels; Oil fleet can’t sail.

Libya lays up oil tankers, Gaddafi feels trade heat Reuters Wed Jul 6, 2011 4:01pm GMT By Jonathan Saul LONDON, July 6 (Reuters) – Many oil tankers in Libya’s state-owned fleet remain anchored and unable to trade as cash flow issues continue to bite, a company managing some of their vess[...]

July 6th, 2011 - 9:52 am § in Schools & Colleges

Puerto Rico: !0,000 students priced out of attending university.

from Aljazeera: Dozens of university students are arrested for demonstrating against a tuition hike. But Puerto Rico Governor Luis Fortuno remains steadfast in charging students more to help close a $3.2 billion budget gap. Fault Lines extra: • Breaching ‘the point’ • Behind the univ[...]

July 6th, 2011 - 8:44 am § in Misc.

Mt. Rainier as performance art.

Image 2: David Herbert. Holy Mountain. 2011. Digital collage. Courtesy of the artist and Postmasters Gallery, New York. Seattle native David Herbert utilizes everyday materials, including Styrofoam, PVC pipes, and Scotch Tape, to create eccentric sculptural installations of iconic subjects. During a[...]

July 6th, 2011 - 8:03 am § in Misc.

Ichiro Benched; Feels Seppuku is Honorable Way Out

The Seattle Salmon reports on how Ichiro will deal with his batting slump.[...]

July 6th, 2011 - 7:47 am § in America

BREAKING NEWS: Gallup Poll Not Good For Huntsman

Huntsman Unable to Generate Much Positive Intensity So Far July 5, 2011 Former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman, who formally announced his presidential candidacy two weeks ago, generates little positive intensity from Republicans nationwide. He is recognized by 42% of Republicans and has a Positive Intensity[...]