Microsoft knows a good thing when it sees it. And what Google has going on with its search advertising business is a good thing — which, of course, is why Microsoft want a bigger piece of it
For decades, the French have relished any opportunity to mock Americans for their supposed childish Yankee puritainisme when it comes to matters of sex. These days, though, France is experiencing its own blush of youthful prudishness as an entire generation of younger French women say “non, merci” to the summer tradition of topless sun bathing.
Moby describes himself as "a 43-year-old bald guy who likes to make music in his bedroom." If people like the music, that’s OK, he says. And if not, that’s OK, too. “I’m at my happiest when I’m working on music for myself,” he says.
My mother used to tell my father that he was a very good mother. This was her way of praising his attendance at every concert and game, his patience and care. In those days, “good mother” was the highest domestic achievement; to have called him a good father, given how low the bar was set, wouldn’t have done him justice.
AIG and Maurice “Hank” Greenberg, in their latest legal fight, seem both to be hoping that they can convince a judge and a jury that the ends justify the means, and perhaps also that they are the nicer of the two parties. The insurance company and its former CEO head to court on Monday in a tussle over who should be allowed to keep hundreds of millions of shares of AIG that Greenberg and a company he controls, Starr International, took when he left his former employer
The number of swine flu cases in Japan are escalating with surprising speed, and health officials are not sure why. The Japanese government on Wednesday confirmed the first two cases of the disease in Tokyo, the world’s most populous metropolitan area
Former Congressman Jack Kemp, who died Saturday at age 73 after a bout with cancer, was the Republican party’s top cheerleader for tax cuts for nearly a generation. Handsome, energetic and almost heroically optimistic, Kemp was also a man that many tax-cutting conservatives believed was the only proper legatee to Ronald Reagan.
The video clip is stomach-turning. A Domino’s employee in Conover, N.C., is seen assembling sandwiches, spraying snot on them, sticking cheese up his nose before placing it on a piece of bread and passing gas on a slice of salami.
The toll in the raging gunfights between the militants and Indian army in the Indian administered Kashmir rose to 19 Monday with the killing of four more Indian army troopers and five militants. The ongoing fierce gun battles in the densely forested and foliaged mountain range of Shamswari, the deadliest in recent months, entered its fourth day Monday
Author Beth Teitell has decided to take on the malady that often afflicts American women: “Fear of looking our age.” Teitell, who is 47 and writes regularly for the Boston Globe, spent a year exploring the American obsession with youth the Botox Industrial Complex for her new book, Drinking Problems at the Fountain of Youth .