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Military News: Army makes Carl Gustav Recoiless Rifle "Standard Issue" - NWHoustonTiger
I recall Chris Kyle expressing his fondness for the Carl Gustav in [i]American Sniper[/i]. Sounds like it is a very effective weapon and I'm glad more servicemen will be able to have it at their disposal. [link=(http://www.foxnews.com/us/2014/03/11/big-guns-army-soldiers-to-get-powerful-new-swed...


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THR Review - Silicon Valley is HBO's "best and funniest full-on comedy in years" - NWHoustonTiger
[quote]The Mike Judge-created series about life in modern-day Silicon Valley is, immediately, HBO's funniest series and quite possibly the most likely to lure a large audience. The series had its world premiere at the SXSW festival Monday, but it will premiere for everybody else on April 6 almost fu...


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Business Travelers - Acela Business Class vs First Class - NWHoustonTiger
For anyone who has ever used Acela, is the upgrade to first class worth it?...


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Good Restaurant for Entertaining Clients in Vegas - NWHoustonTiger
I'm meeting a couple of clients at a conference in Vegas. Fairly buttoned-up group, so I want to find something that is nice but not "over the top" (Spearmint Rhino is out of the question). Any suggestions? ...


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Airbnb & Uber for Business Travel - NWHoustonTiger
Has anyone here used either service? If so, what did you think? Uber seems like a no-brainer in cities like NYC. I'm thinking of trying out Airbnb the next time I have an extended stay in one city. ...


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Joel Kotkin - "Cities Creating Middle Class Jobs" and "Fixing California" - NWHoustonTiger
[link=(http://www.joelkotkin.com)]Joel Kotkin[/link], a Georgraphy Prof at Chapman University in California, is one of my favorite writers/commentators. Kotkin, who could best be described as a "Chamber of Commerce Democrat" (not his exact words, but you get the idea), has been on the forefront of ...


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Michael Mann's Next Project: Cyber-Crime Thriller Staring Chris Hemsworth - NWHoustonTiger
[link=(http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/heat-vision/lust-caution-stars-board-michael-522269)]Looks promising[/link]...


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New Beavis and Butthead Trailer - NWHoustonTiger
October 27 can't get here fast enough [link=(http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/live-feed/beavis-and-butt-head-trailer-mtv-245230)]That guy's definitely a werewolf[/link]...


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Weekly Standard - Paul Ryan Strongly Considering White House Run - NWHoustonTiger
[link=(http://www.weeklystandard.com/blogs/ryan-president_590273.html?nopager=1)]Ryan for President?[/link] Karl Rove strongly hinted at this on [i]Hannity[/i] last night and now Steve Hayes has the exclusive. Ryan would absolutely be my A#1 choice, but he has some major headwinds, not the least...


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Trailers / Previews for 2011 NBC Pilots - NWHoustonTiger
I haven't been a regular viewer of any NBC programs since Seinfeld (though I do intend on trying out 30 Rock), but some of these pilots look really, really solid. The Chelsea Handler sitcom (where Laura Prepon plays the character based upon Handler) and Smash (Spielberg-produced "Glee for Adults") a...


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Southwest Airlines New Rapid Rewards Program - NWHoustonTiger
Assuming there are a few business travelers on this board, what do you guys think of Southwest's new Rapid Rewards program? [link=(http://www.southwest.com/rapidrewards/overview?ss=0&disc=0:23:1299437031.973000:2302%40CB7F3A38990239E55C971A4DA540195FCF5F0B88)]New Rapid Rewards Program[/link] ...


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Questions About the Latest Wikileaks "Dump" - NWHoustonTiger
(1) What level of classification (Secret, Top Secret, etc) would most of this information fallen under? (2) How many people within the US Gov't would have had access to such information? (3) Knowing that the State Department, DoD, CIA, DOJ, and Homeland Security all have fairly robust information ...


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"SEC Guy" Calls into Oregon Sports Talk Station - NWHoustonTiger
This may be Germans, but still hilarious [link=(http://www.955thegame.com/play_window.php?audioType=Episode&audioId=4979894)]SEC Guy rips the PAC-10 and Oregon[/link] "SEC Guy" is a character played by [link=(http://www.1560thegame.com/media/?page_id=85)]Lance Zierlein on 1560AM in Houston.[/l...


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