| Political Talk|| Map: Most liberal and conservative towns in each state. - TejasHorn on 4/8/15 at 10:36 am|
[link=(http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2015/04/07/map-the-most-liberal-and-conservative-towns-in-each-state/?tid=pm_pop)]LINK[/link] [img]https://img.washingtonpost.com/wp-apps/imrs.php?src=https://img.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/files/2015/04/most-liberal-and-conservative-t...View Topic - Replies (26)
| Music Board|| RIP Cynthia Lennon (1st wife of John) - TejasHorn on 4/2/15 at 2:12 pm|
Little did John's legions of Beatlemania crushers know he was married during those years (and few seem to remember). Cynthia Lennon, mother of Julian, and wife to John from 1962 to 1968 passed away April 1 at 75. [quote]Cynthia met and married John in 1962, when she was 18. One year her junior, ...
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| O-T Lounge|| DFW quake check-in/resources/updates - TejasHorn on 4/2/15 at 7:49 am|
#wewillrebuild [link=(http://www.nbcdfw.com/news/local/27-Magnitude-Earthquake-Strikes-Irving-298433061.html)]LINK[/link] [quote]Another earthquake struck North Texas Thursday morning and could be felt in Irving and Las Colinas. The U.S. Geological Survey confirmed that the 2.7 magnitude earth...View Topic - Replies (3)
| Movie/TV Board|| Wolf Hall starts Sunday on PBS (Thomas Cromwell story) - TejasHorn on 4/1/15 at 9:25 am|
Really looking forward to this. [quote]Wolf Hall tells the story of Thomas Cromwell, played by Mark Rylance (Twelfth Night)—a blacksmith’s son who rises from the ashes of personal disaster, and deftly picks his way through a court where ‘man is wolf to man.’ Damian Lewis (Homeland) is King Henry ...
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| Political Talk|| More CEOs / NCAA commenting on Indiana law - TejasHorn on 3/29/15 at 8:42 am|
[quote]Salesforce (CRM) founder Marc Benioff, who Wednesday tweeted that his company would “dramatically reduce” its investment in Indiana if a controversial law was enacted discriminating against the LGBT community, followed up with a tweet Thursday canceling any programs that required his staff or...View Topic - Replies (12)
| O-T Lounge|| Enrollment at U of Phoenix declining sharply - TejasHorn on 3/25/15 at 2:13 pm|
[quote]Enrollment at America's largest for-profit university was about 460,000 students five years ago. Now it's 213,000. [/quote] [quote]For-profit colleges only enroll roughly 12% of the country's students, but accounted for about half of student loan defaults in 2013, according to federal data...View Topic - Replies (18)
| O-T Lounge|| Burger King in Japan to offer "Flame-Grilled Perfume" - TejasHorn on 3/20/15 at 9:47 am|
[quote]Burger King ads in Japan promise a limited-edition perfume for April Fool's Day to make you smell like a couple of all-beef patties.[/quote] [quote]Flame was billed as "the scent of seduction with a hint of flame-broiled meat." [/quote] [img]http://i2.cdn.turner.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/1...View Topic - Replies (4)
| O-T Lounge|| Daily millennials thread... dire straits in the job market - TejasHorn on 3/19/15 at 4:33 pm|
present OT ballers excluded of course... [quote]Only 36% of college grads have jobs that pay at least $45,000, a sharp decline from the 1990s, after adjusting for inflation. Perhaps most depressingly, the percentage of young people making below $25,000 has topped 20%, worse than in 1990. In o...View Topic - Replies (43)
| O-T Lounge|| Science says you look better after a drink - TejasHorn on 3/19/15 at 2:55 pm|
but just one. [quote] Researchers took photos of participants before they grabbed a drink, then again after they consumed one drink, then once more after they had a second drink. A separate group of sober students judged the snapshots side-by-side and picked which one they thought was the mos...View Topic - Replies (8)
| More Sports Board|| Women's skiing... U.S. staaaaacked - TejasHorn on 3/18/15 at 5:09 pm|
I guess Lindsey Vonn's been around for a while but we currently have 2 #1's in women's skiing. I don't follow skiing much but it seems we weren't too good in the 90's/00's. Vonn, #1 Downhill. Just clinched the Downhill world cup and going for the Super-G. [quote] If Vonn, who leads the super-...
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| Political Talk|| NFL stadiums a boondoggle... For owners - TejasHorn on 3/17/15 at 6:49 am|
[quote]I should note at this point that no major stadium architect or project manager would talk to me about rising costs. They were all presently or potentially involved in California projects. In most industries, this would be none of our business. But the Chargers expect the public to fund 60 ...View Topic - Replies (4)
| Political Talk|| Texas may experience a "water revolution" - TejasHorn on 3/14/15 at 12:48 am|
[quote]Texas barely survived a seven-year drought in the 1950s, when 100,000 farms and ranches were lost, and a recent study by a NASA scientist says there is a good chance Texas may see something much worse than this as global warming leads to long-term drying in the west. This time it could be a m...View Topic - Replies (16)
| Food and Drink Board|| Complaining about meals and follow-up surveys? - TejasHorn on 3/12/15 at 2:19 pm|
How often do you do those surveys on the bottom of receipts? I recently ripped a cafeteria a new one and the GM emailed back and offered lunch "on him." Very impressed the comments were actually read so quickly. I'm not a complainer unless the experience really sucked. I've sometimes found mys...
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| O-T Lounge|| Man escapes ISIS to Dallas.... gets shot watching snow - TejasHorn on 3/11/15 at 4:56 pm|
[quote] An Iraqi refugee who fled that country’s escalating violence only weeks ago to reunite with his wife was looking forward to new beginnings. Early Thursday morning, Ahmed al-Jumaili, 36, saw something new: snow in Dallas. He and his wife and her brother rushed out after midnight to take p...View Topic - Replies (1)
| Movie/TV Board|| SNL iPhone app... my productivity is shot today - TejasHorn on 2/13/15 at 1:21 pm|
greatest. app. ever. And it's free. [quote]'Saturday Night Live' app puts 40 years of sketches on your iPhone[/quote] [link=(http://www.engadget.com/2015/02/12/saturday-night-live-ios-app/)]LINK[/link]...
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| Political Talk|| 3 Muslim students shot to death at UNC - TejasHorn on 2/11/15 at 5:14 am|
[link=(http://www.cnn.com/2015/02/11/us/chapel-hill-shooting/index.html)]LINK[/link] [quote]A 46-year-old man has been charged with murder in the shooting death of three Muslim students in an apartment near the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill campus.[/quote] [quote]In one post wide...View Topic - Replies (19)
| O-T Lounge|| Moving to NOLA. I come to the only place that can give it to me straight. - TejasHorn on 2/9/15 at 3:01 pm|
I have never lived outside of Tejas. However, my firm asked around for a replacement for our, now retired, SE LA rep, and I put my name in the hat. Considering my friends and some distant family not far away (Lafayette), I was chosen as the best candidate and accepted. So let me have it nativ...View Topic - Replies (28)
| Money Talk|| Radio Shack RIP - TejasHorn on 2/5/15 at 4:42 pm|
[link=(http://www.cnbc.com/id/102376507#.)]Chapter 11[/link] [img]http://images.granneman.com/tech-history/radio_shack_trs_80.jpg[/img]...
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| Political Talk|| Study: More Muslims = less murders - TejasHorn on 1/31/15 at 9:19 am|
[link=(http://www.vox.com/2015/1/30/7951309/islam-violence)]LINK[/link] [quote]If Islam itself were in fact the key cause of Islamist terrorism, you'd expect ordinary Muslims to be more violent than ordinary non-Muslims. There are over a billion believing Muslims globally; if their religion were ...View Topic - Replies (28)
| Political Talk|| David Stockman (former Reagan OMB chief) says "day of reckoning" is coming - TejasHorn on 1/30/15 at 10:25 am|
[quote] Obama "is talking about a symptom, but he's clueless as to the cause. The cause is not capitalism. The cause is not some entrepreneur out there trying to invent something and improve the performance of his business. The problem is in the Eccles building [home to the main office of the Fed] a...View Topic - Replies (5)