United Airlines CEO will testify on Capitol Hill

April 30, 2017

… about improving relationships between airlines and passengers. Munoz will be joined by representatives from other domestic airlines. Next weeks oversight hearing will give Committee Members an opportunity to get much-needed answers about airline customer service policies and what is being done to improve service for the flying public, Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman bill Shuster told ABC News. Dao reached a settlement with United over the incident, but passengers and …

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Texas representatives used a ride-hailing bill to define ‘sex’ as ‘being male or female’

April 20, 2017

Great things happening in the Texas State Capitol!Image: Shutterstock / f11photo What does “sex” have to do with ride-hailing? Theoretically nothing, unless the Texas House of Representatives has a say. A regular old ride-hailing bill in Texas took a turn on Wednesday when the Texas House voted in favor of an amendment that defines “sex” as “the physical condition of being male or female.” Republicans Briscoe Cain and Tony Tinderholt proposed the amendment, …

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Bill Nye’s new show is like ‘Science Guy’ for ‘grown up’ millennials

April 15, 2017

bill Nye on the set of his new show for Netflix "bill Nye Saves The World."Image: netflix Much has changed in the world since 1998, when bill Nye’s American half-hour live action science program came to an end. But the on-air personality affectionately known as “the science guy” to most millennials certainly hasn’t. “Hey bill, fix the bow tie!” executive producer and showrunner Michael Naidus yelled to Nye at an October taping of his new Netflix …

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Alec Baldwin just got kind of weird on Facebook

April 12, 2017

… a run-of-the-mill book plug, Baldwin used his first post to accuse his publisher, HarperCollins, of careless editing, and to rather uncomfortably set the record straight about his romantic feelings for a few leading ladies in comedy. Yikes. SEE ALSO: Alec Baldwin plays both Donald Trump and bill O’Reilly in searing ‘SNL’ skit Last week, the official Twitter account for the Alec Baldwin Foundation tweeted a link to the memoir’s supplemental Facebook page, a.k.a. home of …

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Dolphins have developed a complex strategy for hunting octopus, and it’s cray

April 4, 2017

… crew From decapitation to positive psychology: how one nerve connects body, brain and mind How animals can help autistic children Defrosting relations with Russia and debunking ‘grand narratives’ The Brexit divorce bill explained This article originally published at The Conversation here More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsMay 2017 Special: YEARLY Webinar JEO Webinar Software Webinar JEO complete Webinar Solution Yearly LicenseOrigin Builder Agency (LITE …

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For once, the outsiders out-lobby the establishment

March 29, 2017

Washington (CNN)It seemed like a just-about-even, all-too-familiar fight: traditional corporate power players staring down scrappier and ultimately hungrier insurgents dead-set on torpedoing the Republican health care bill. In the battles of the past — over the Export-Import Bank, over the debt ceiling and even over Obamacare funding — it was almost always the heavyweight Wall Street-driven wing of the party that was crowned victorious in the internecine fight du jour within the …

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North Carolina’s discriminatory bathroom bill comes with a steep price tag

March 29, 2017

Signage outside a restroom at 21c Museum Hotel in Durham, North Carolina.Image: Gerry Broome/AP/REX/Shutterstock North Carolina is losing hundreds of millions of dollars a year due to a 2016 law panned as discriminatory. The state’s infamous “bathroom bill” will cost it $3.76 billion over the next dozen years, according to the Associated Press. SEE ALSO: Boy Scouts lifts ban on transgender boys That cost comes in lost business. The law which targeted LGBT people by allowing …

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