BALTIMORE — Orb came up short in the Preakness, frustrating everyone who made the Kentucky Derby winner a 3-5 favorite – no one more than trainer Shug McGaughey.
“I’m disappointed,” McGaughey said after Orb finished fourth and Oxbow pulled off the upset Saturday.
“I’ll be more disappointed tomorrow than I am right now. I know the game. [...]
BOSTON — Gallup, the company that has faced intense criticism after its polling consistently understated President Barack Obama’s support during the 2012 campaign, shared details of its ongoing review of its election polling methods on Saturday.
Over a four-week period before the November 2012 election, Gallup’s daily tracking poll showed Republican opponent Mitt Romney leading by [...]
BALTIMORE — The old guy still gets up crack-of-dawn early.
Not because D. Wayne Lukas has something left to prove, or anything more to gain. He already has it all: Fame, fortune, a bronze plaque in the Hall of Fame and – after lightly-regarded Oxbow stunned Orb on Saturday at the Preakness – he has the [...]
Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) is known for his unusual Twitter feed, and he took to the website again on Saturday with more unique posts.
Grassley sounded a warning early Saturday on one area where he thinks America is suffering:
US has no foreign policy. We shld remember what happened th last time we had no foreign policy. [...]
It might not be uncommon for workers to fake a sick day just to skip work, but some apparently feel the need to get a little more creative, according to a recent study.
In fact, the excuses employees give their bosses for missing work can be so outlandish that 60 percent of managers say they often [...]
GEZIRAT AL-FADEL, Egypt — In 1948, Suleiman Mamoudi fled by foot with his parents and other families from their village of Bir el-Sabae in Palestine. The 28-year-old and his family walked west for several hundred miles, crossing the Sinai Peninsula before settling in an area around 90 miles (145 kilometers) north of Cairo.
They had not [...]
BALTIMORE — All eyes will be on Kentucky Derby winner Orb in the Preakness Stakes on Saturday. The 3-year-old colt will take on eight challengers in the second leg of the Triple Crown. If he wins, Orb will attempt to become the first Triple Crown champion since Affirmed in 1978 at the Belmont Stakes on [...]Read More
By Joe Fortenbaugh, National Football Post
Pressure is felt is just about every walk of life. That’s not to say it’s always present, but at some point pressure will find you and it will weigh on you. Jobs, families, sweating out the final two minutes of Thursday night’s Kings-Sharks thriller—pressure is completely and utterly inescapable over [...]
It’s obvious that the unprecedented Senate Republican obstruction of executive branch nominations is bad for the president; it’s bad for the smooth functioning of the government; and it’s bad for voters who elected a Democratic president and a solid, 55-seat Democratic majority in the Senate. I’ve argued, too, that it’s bad for the Senate.
Read the [...]
Matching Music To Color: UC Berkeley Researchers Explain How Humans Associate Shades With Songs (VIDEO)
New research out of UC Berkeley reveals some interesting tidbits about how the human brain reacts to music.
According to a study headed by scientist Stephen Palmer, we are hardwired to associate anything from Mozart to Mumford Sons with a particular hue from the color spectrum. Whether it’s a classical composition or an indie [...]