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Gers hit with punishments | Football News | Sky Sports

Gers hit with punishments | Football News | Sky Sports | txwikinger-news | Scoop.it
Craig Whyte has been banned for life from any involvement in Scottish football and a 12-month transfer embargo has been given to Rangers.
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Liberals take aim at free speech - Chicago Sun-Times

Liberals take aim at free speech - Chicago Sun-Times | txwikinger-news | Scoop.it
The Constitution is under attack from the very people who claim to be fierce advocates of civil rights — liberals.
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Halfway down the stairs... Real-life Kermit the Frog is happy to sit like a human

Halfway down the stairs... Real-life Kermit the Frog is happy to sit like a human | txwikinger-news | Scoop.it
Bizarre footage unearthed on Youtube shows this giant Kermit the frog lookalike sitting bolt upright with legs dangling and his webbed toes resting on his thighs; just like a human taking a breather.
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Gaia' scientist James Lovelock: I was 'alarmist' about climate change

Gaia' scientist James Lovelock: I was 'alarmist' about climate change | txwikinger-news | Scoop.it
The 92-year-old British scientist (pictured), who developed the Gaia theory of the Earth as a single organism, has said climate change is still happening - just not as quickly as he once warned.
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Motorsport and politics on collision course in Bahrain | News | DW.DE | 19.04.2012

Motorsport and politics on collision course in Bahrain | News | DW.DE | 19.04.2012 | txwikinger-news | Scoop.it
As Sunday's Formula One race in the kingdom of Bahrain approaches, civil unrest in the small kingdom has reportedly intensified. Germany's top human rights official has asked Bahrain to free political prisoners.
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Niners have no problem with Randy Moss' absence

Niners have no problem with Randy Moss' absence | txwikinger-news | Scoop.it
Randy Moss isn't with the rest of the 49ers for the start of voluntary workouts with the 49ers, but don't expect this to be an issue. Jim Harbaugh said he suggested Moss show up two weeks later.
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Police close in on 300 km/h motorcyclist in video - British Columbia - CBC News

Police close in on 300 km/h motorcyclist in video - British Columbia - CBC News | txwikinger-news | Scoop.it
Police on Vancouver Island say they have several good leads on the identity of a motorcyclist who filmed himself weaving through traffic at extremely high speeds on a busy highway outside Victoria. (Watch this it is scary!
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Tom Brady or Aaron Rodgers?

Tom Brady or Aaron Rodgers? | txwikinger-news | Scoop.it
If you could have either Tom Brady or Aaron Rodgers in 2012, who would you choose? Hear what our panel had to say on "NFL Total Access." ("@nfl: Brady or Rodgers: if you could have one QB for 2012, which would it be?
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Jack Straw faces legal action over Libya rendition claims

Jack Straw faces legal action over Libya rendition claims | txwikinger-news | Scoop.it
Libyan commander Abdel Hakim Belhaj takes legal action against former foreign secretary alleging complicity in his torture (Jack Straw faces legal action over Libya rendition claims http://t.co/hprKZwbS via @guardian...
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German Two-Year Debt Costs Hit New Low - Wall Street Journal

German Two-Year Debt Costs Hit New Low - Wall Street Journal | txwikinger-news | Scoop.it
German Two-Year Debt Costs Hit New LowWall Street JournalBy EMESE BARTHA FRANKFURT—The German government paid a record low yield to borrow two-year money Wednesday as investors sought a haven from the euro-zone's deepening debt crisis.
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Eagles reportedly unlikely to trade for Browns' No. 4 draft pick

Eagles reportedly unlikely to trade for Browns' No. 4 draft pick | txwikinger-news | Scoop.it
The Philadelphia Eagles on Saturday dismissed a Friday report that the team is eyeing the Cleveland Browns' fourth overall pick in the NFL draft.
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Balsillie The Radical? New Report Shines Light On The RIM That Could Have Been

Balsillie The Radical? New Report Shines Light On The RIM That Could Have Been | txwikinger-news | Scoop.it
Once perched atop the highest peaks of the smartphone market, Waterloo-based RIM recently found themselves at a crossroads: should they push ahead on the hardware front, or give it up in favor of their more lucrative network service business?
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Is Norway Leaving Its Tech Startups Out In The Cold?

Is Norway Leaving Its Tech Startups Out In The Cold? | txwikinger-news | Scoop.it
I am regularly reminded of the amazing innovation coming out of the Nordic region. Countries like Sweden, Finland and even tiny Denmark regularly punch above their weight, producing global companies like Spotify, Rovio, Tradeshift and Everbread.
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Metta World Peace needs a new name! Ejected for elbowing opponent

Metta World Peace needs a new name! Ejected for elbowing opponent | txwikinger-news | Scoop.it
Metta World Peace, (left) had just dunked on a fast break and was celebrating his basket while running upcourt when he ran into James Harden, (right).
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Carpenter builds incredible egg-shaped treehouse hidden from view on Crown land just yards from multi-million homes

Carpenter builds incredible egg-shaped treehouse hidden from view on Crown land just yards from multi-million homes | txwikinger-news | Scoop.it
Joel Allen built this incredible egg-shaped treehouse on public land in the forests of Whistler, western Canada, without telling anyone.
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Review: Robert Peston – The Party’s Over, How the West Went Bust (BBC iPlayer)

Review: Robert Peston – The Party’s Over, How the West Went Bust (BBC iPlayer) | txwikinger-news | Scoop.it
The Party’s Over: How the West Went Bust On BBC iPlayer, duration: 2 times 1 hour episodes It may not be a new show, but believe me, the the ongoing Eurozone crisis, the US debt crisis and pervasive economic doom and gloom, this is a finance show...
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NFL turns up heat: 'There are plenty of willing buyers' for Vikings

NFL turns up heat: 'There are plenty of willing buyers' for Vikings | txwikinger-news | Scoop.it
The National Football League said Wednesday the Minnesota Vikings' chances of getting public money for a new stadium appears to have reached a stalemate, and that the league's commissioner is ready to tell Gov (http://t.co/wOf3EqAg....
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Robotic Prison Guards Tested In South Korea [VIDEO]

Robotic Prison Guards Tested In South Korea [VIDEO] | txwikinger-news | Scoop.it
Inmates: Harassing this guard will only get you in trouble. Three robotic prison guards are being tested at a prison in the South Korean city of Pohang.
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The 3D Lyrid Meteor Shower - NASA Science

The 3D Lyrid Meteor Shower - NASA Science | txwikinger-news | Scoop.it
Astronomers and astronauts are joining forces for an unusual astrophotography experiment during the peak of the Lyrid meteor shower on April 21st.
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Colts know who will be their No. 1, not telling

The Indianapolis Colts have decided who to take with the No. 1 draft pick. (@rezarad77 RT @ArashMarkazi: Colts know who will be their No.
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Resin plant blast in Germany may restrict global auto output - Detroit Free Press

Resin plant blast in Germany may restrict global auto output - Detroit Free Press | txwikinger-news | Scoop.it
Automobile MagazineResin plant blast in Germany may restrict global auto outputDetroit Free PressBy Nathan Bomey It's not as traumatic as last year's earthquake and tsunami in Japan, but a deadly explosion at a German resin supplier could soon force...
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The Charter proves to be Canada’s gift to world

The Charter proves to be Canada’s gift to world | txwikinger-news | Scoop.it
Canada’s Constitution has become a model document for common-law countries seeking to enshrine a bill of rights (Amazingly innovative, rights for the people RT @globeandmail: The Charter, Canada's gift to world http://t.co/y3C0DKKC...
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CEO Scott Thompson To Cut 50 Properties: “Yahoo Has Been Doing Way Too Much”

CEO Scott Thompson To Cut 50 Properties: “Yahoo Has Been Doing Way Too Much” | txwikinger-news | Scoop.it
CEO Scott Thompson outlined his vision today for how Yahoo can start growing again. His big theme: Focus, focus, focus.
“Yahoo has been doing way too much for too long and was only doing a few things really well,” Thompson said.
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Quarterback rankings: Eli Manning tops list heading into 2012

Quarterback rankings: Eli Manning tops list heading into 2012 | txwikinger-news | Scoop.it
The NFL's QB hierarchy is a constant topic of conversation. So, how do the league's most-scrutinized players stack up against each other? Jason Smith provides QB rankings, with a surprising No. 1 pick.
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